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Bullpen Stands Tall and Offense Emerges in Carolina

Down East gains a game in the first half race with the win
June 5, 2018

ZEBULON, NC - The Wood Ducks (31-26) never trailed as the bats found their mojo in a 6-4 victory over the Mudcats (27-30). Chuck Leblanc had a pair of RBI doubles, but Franklin Rollin's solo homer in the fifth was the game-winning RBI in the contest.

Rangers' Hernandez fans 10 for Wood Ducks

Red-hot righty gives up two hits over six scoreless frames
May 23, 2018

Jonathan Hernández is one of the most feared pitchers in the Carolina League. He proved that point once again Wednesday. The Rangers' 14th-ranked prospect struck out 10 over six scoreless innings, allowing two hits and a pair of walks, in Class A Advanced Down East's 2-1, 10-inning loss to Carolina at

Wood Ducks Combine for First Shutout of 2018

Arredondo has now tossed 12.2 consecutive scoreless innings
May 15, 2018

KINSTON, NC - An entertaining pitcher's duel swung in the Wood Ducks' (21-17) favor on Tuesday night in their 2-0 victory over the Mudcats (18-20). Edgar Arredondo tossed his second straight scoreless start by completing seven innings with eight strikeouts. A two-run bottom of the sixth was all the staff

Reyes, multiple picks headline Rule 5 Draft

Outfielder goes to Tigers; Orioles pick three; Royals, Bucs take two
December 14, 2017

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Eighteen Minor Leaguers were given new life Thursday morning.That's how many players were picked during the Major League phase of this year's Rule 5 Draft, held as part of the Winter Meetings. All 18 will be given chances to crack the MLB roster with their