ZEBULON, N.C. - The Carolina Mudcats proudly announce that US Foods® has signed on as the title sponsor for the 2018 Carolina League All-Star Classic game to be played at Five County Stadium in Zebulon, N.C. on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
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"We're thrilled to welcome US Foods as the title sponsor of this historic game" said Mudcats' Vice President and General Manager Joe Kremer regarding the new agreement. "The 2018 Carolina League All-Star Classic presented by US Foods will showcase Five County Stadium and all of Eastern Wake County both locally and on a national level. US Foods is a huge supporter of local business here, and with its location in Zebulon near our ballpark, they are the perfect partner for this exciting event."
Fans looking to purchase tickets for the 2018 Carolina League All-Star Classic presented by US Foods can do so through the all-new Trophy Four Pack ticket packages. The Trophy Four Pack plan starts at $40 and features four box seat tickets to the upcoming midsummer classic event at Five County Stadium. The Trophy Four Pack and all other season ticket and mini plans are available by calling (919) 269-2287, by visiting www.carolinamudcats.com and by visiting the Five County Stadium box office.
The 2018 Carolina League All-Star Classic presented by US Foods on Tuesday, June 19 at Five County Stadium will feature All-Star players from all ten Carolina League member teams including the Buies Creek Astros, Down East Wood Ducks, Frederick Keys, Lynchburg Hillcats, Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Potomac Nationals, Salem Red Sox, Wilmington Blue Rocks and Winston-Salem Dash.
This midsummer All-Star game will be the third All-Star event held by the Mudcats at Five County Stadium since the club's arrival in Zebulon in 1991. It will also be the first for the Mudcats in the club's Carolina League era of play.
The Mudcats last hosted an All-Star event in Zebulon in 2008 when the Southern League All-Star Game was played at Five County Stadium on July 14, 2008. The Mudcats also hosted a mid-season All-Star event in 1997 when the Southern League All-Stars faced off against the Seattle Mariners at Five County Stadium on July 21, 1997.
About US Foods
US Foods is one of America's great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 250,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With nearly 25,000 employees and more than 60 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill. and generates approximately $23 billion in annual revenue. Visit usfoods.com to learn more.
About the Carolina Mudcats
The Carolina Mudcats are the proud Carolina League, Class-A Advanced affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. First established in 1991, the two-time Southern League Champion Mudcats are entering their 28th consecutive season of baseball at Five County Stadium in Zebulon, N.C. The 2018 season marks the first for the Mudcats under the ownership of the Milwaukee Brewers organization.
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