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Mudcats Announce Promotions Schedule for 30th Anniversary Season

PRESS RELEASE – Exciting family fun is once again on tap in 2020 as the Carolina Mudcats today unveil an all-new promotions schedule featuring spectacular souvenir giveaways, exciting new specialty game jersey events and over a dozen fireworks shows for the upcoming 30th anniversary season of baseball at Five County Stadium.

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Mudcats Will Play as Micro Brews for Four Games

The Carolina Mudcats (Single-A, Carolina League) are brewing up a big change for the 2019 season as the club announced that it will re-brand for four nights only as the “Carolina Micro Brews,” paying homage to their Major League affiliate, the Milwaukee Brewers.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Five County Stadium (Zebulon, NC)

Minor League Baseball LogoCarolina Mudcats LogoMiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Five County Stadium, home of the Carolina Mudcats (Single-A, Carolina League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Kremer Named Mudcats Vice President

Carolina Mudcats LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Carolina Mudcats are proud to announce that Joe Kremer was promoted to the title of Vice President today. Kremer has led the Mudcats’ front office since Steve Bryant purchased the original team in 1989. Continue reading

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Mudcats to Mudcats: A Seamless Transition

Despite the tough weather conditions causing a dip in attendance this season, it appears to have been a smooth transition from Double-A Southern League ball to Single-A Carolina League ball for the Carolina Mudcats at Five County StadiumRead more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Mudcats Announce New Voice, Broadcast Affiliates

PRESS RELEASE – The Carolina Mudcats recently announced that Darren Headrick has joined the organization as Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting. Headrick will serve as the “Voice of the Mudcats” for all 140 games. Continue reading

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Mudcats to Pensacola Move Approved

No surprise here, but the Double-A Southern League has reportedly given approval for the Carolina Mudcats to move from Zebulon (NC) to Pensacola (FL).  The team has already been renamed the Pensacola Blue Wahoos.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Last K-Tribe Game Ever Tonight in Kinston

The Single-A Kinston Indians (Carolina League) will play their last home game tonight at Grainger Stadium. The team is relocating to Zebulon (NC) to replace the Double-A Carolina Mudcats (Southern League), which are moving to Pensacola (FL).  Focus in town now turns to a replacement franchise.  Read more here.

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Next Monday is Last Opening Day for Double-A Mudcats

Next monday will be the last opening day in Zebulon (NC) and Five County Stadium for the Double-A Carolina Mudcats.  The Southern League team will be relocating to Pensacola (FL) after the 2011 season.  No need to fret though, as the Single-A Kinston (NC) Indians from the Carolina League will be heading to Zebulon to replace them.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Name the Team Contest Begins for New AA Pensacola Team

PRESS RELEASE – The Pensacola Professional Baseball team has partnered with Pensacola News Journal and Wendy’s for the official name-the-team contest. It starts April 1st and the entry deadline is 5 p.m. April 14. The top six finalists will be announced April 22. The winning entry will be announced May 18. Continue reading

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After 25-Years, Farewell Season Ahead for K-Tribe

MLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a poignant look at the coming end of the road for Minor Leauge Baseball in Kinston (NC).  The Single-A Kinston Indians will be relocating to Zebulon (NC) to replace the Double-A Carolina Mudcats, which will be moving to Pensacola (FL) after the 2011 season.  Read more here.

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Pensacola to Raise Bar on Stadium Design

The original design for the new Community Maritime Park  in Pensacola (FL) provided for 3,500-seats to accommodate the indy pro Pensacola Pelicans.  Now that Pensacola will be getting a Double-A Southern League franchise, ballpark seating capacity will be raised to 6,000, and extra amenities and features will be added, including water fountains and an ornamental lighthouse.  Read more here.

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Shuffle In Pensacola, Shuffle Out Kinston

Pensacola (FL) will be getting a Double-A team.  After the 2011 season, the Southern League’s Carolina (Zebulon, NC) Mudcats will move to Pensacola, and the Single-A Kinston (NC) Indians will move to Zebulon.  The Kinston Indians will apparently be no more.  Read more here.  Hello summer collegiate Coastal Plain League?

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