Carolina Mudcats broadcaster Patrick Kinas has been named 2011 Radio Broadcaster of the Year for the Southern League, as selected by other league broadcasters and the Southern League's league’s general managers.
The Cincinnati Reds have confirmed that left-handed Aroldis Chapman will be continuing his Major League rehabilitation assignment in Zebulon as the Mudcats host the Tennessee Smokies in a five-game series that runs from Thursday through Sunday.
Chapman allowed three runs in two-thirds of an inning in his first rehab outing for Carolina against Chattanooga last night. He threw 24 pitches, 12 of those for strikes.
Chapman, a 23-year-old originally from Cuba, is currently on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation, and has been out since May 16. Chapman has appeared in four games as part of his rehab assignment (three with Triple-A Louisville).
No announcement was made on when Chapman might pitch for Carolina.
Chapman is eligible to be activated from the disabled list, but is expected to be with the Mudcats until June 15. For the Reds this season, Chapman has appeared in 16 games with a 2-0 record over 13 innings, fanning 15 and walking 20 while compiling an ERA of 6.92.
The Cincinnati Reds have announced that left-handed pitcher Aroldis Chapman will be joining their Double-A affiliate Carolina Mudcats on a major league rehab assignment beginning tonight in Chattanooga, Tenn. Chapman, the 23-year-old flamethrower originally from Cuba, is currently on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation, and has been out since May 16.
The Cincinnati Reds made a roster move on Thursday impacting their Double-A affiliate Carolina Mudcats.
The Reds placed left-handed pitcher Matt Maloney on the disabled list and have called up Mudcats’ right-hander Daryl Thompson. Thompson was 1-4 with a 4.44 ERA with the Mudcats and was scheduled to start tonight’s game against the Birmingham Barons. Lee Tabor (0-2, 8.74) will start tonight in place of Thompson.
The Carolina Mudcats and Support U.S. Armed Forces have partnered to host an Armed Forces Day celebration at Five County Stadium Saturday as the Mudcats host the Chattanooga Lookouts. Active military personnel will receive free General Admission tickets to the game with military identification.
Former Smithfield-Selma High star Jerry Sands, a rookie with the Los Angeles Dodgers, had the first three-hit night of his career Monday in Miami. Sands had hits in each of his first three at bats, including a double and an RBI single, and finished the night 3-for-4.
He's hitting .233 through eight games with the Dodgers, playing in all but one of LA's games since his call up.
The Carolina Mudcats will partner with WTVD, The Salvation Army, and the Food Bank of Central & Eastern Carolina to hold a product drive at Five County Stadium this Saturday for items to provide relief to victims of the storms that struck North Carolina last Saturday. The Mudcats encourage fans to bring canned food, new or gently used clothing, and other essential living items to the game on Saturday.
The Cincinnati Reds have sent right-handed pitcher Jose Arredondo to the Carolina Mudcats to begin a major league rehab assignment.
Arredondo had a scintillating rookie season in the majors with the Los Angeles Angels in 2008, going 10-2 with a 1.62 in 52 appearances. He began experiencing elbow injuries in 2009 with the Angels and Triple-A Salt Lake, before missing all of the 2010 season following Tommy John surgery.
Arredondo, 27, is currently on the Reds' 15-day disabled list.
The Carolina Mudcats open the 2011 Southern League Double-A baseball season this weekend at home against the Mobile BayBears. Check out the downloadable schedule and team roster attached below...
The Carolina Mudcats will opening of their 21st season against the Mobile BayBears at 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, at Five County Stadium. The series against the BayBears, a Double-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, continues through Monday, April 11.
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