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Short-handed Swamp Donkeys fall prey to undefeated Ghost Runners

Chase Barnes gets ready to make a catch in the infield for the Swamp Donkeys. Contributed photo
WAKE FOREST — The first place and unbeaten Ghost Runners of the North Wake Men’s Baseball league took advantage of the Swamp Donkeys’ low numbers in an 8-4 win Sunday at Flaherty …
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Carolina Mudcats’ Brice Turang (2) eludes the tag of Wilmington Blue Rocks catcher Sebastian Rivero to score the winning run on a single by Mario Feliciano in the bottom of the ninth inning and give the Mudcats’ a 5-4 victory Sunday at Five County Stadium.

Mudcats walk off Blue Rocks 5-4 on Sunday

ZEBULON — Mario Feliciano’s one-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored teammate Brice Turang from second base and gave the Carolina Mudcats a 5-4 walk-off victory against the …
Mudcats shortstop Brice Turang stands next to  manager Joe Ayrault on third base after hitting a double in the third inning of a July 18 matchup against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans at Five County Stadium. Turang later scored that inning to give the Mudcats, playing as the Micro Brews, their only run of the game.

Brewers No. 2 prospect Brice Turang on fast track on the farm

ZEBULON — Shortstop Brice Turang likes to go bowling. But with plenty on his plate in the minor league, that time for hobbies had to be reallocated.  “I’m into …

Mudcats split doubleheader with Keys

FREDERICK, Md. — Three runs in the top of the ninth inning, which actually served as extras, helped the Carolina Mudcats salvage a split of an Advanced-A Carolina League doubleheader with the …

Mudcats sweep Keys, beat Hillcats for 4th straight win

ZEBULON — A day after completing their fourth Advanced-A Carolina League sweep of the 2019 season, the Carolina Mudcats went to work on another one Sunday with a 12-5 romp over the visiting …

Mudcats hold off Keys to gain doubleheader sweep

ZEBULON — With the crowd at Five County Stadium on the edge of its collective seat, Carolina Mudcats reliever Anthony Bender saved the day by striking out Frederick Keys batter Yeltin Gudino …
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