Carolina Mudcats Host T-Shirt Giveaway, Youth Baseball Clinic, 2 For 1 Box Seats During May 15-19 Homestand Against Jacksonville Suns

Zebulon, NC, May 14, 2010 --( The Carolina Mudcats (, Wake County’s hometown professional baseball team, is hosting its homestand against the Jacksonville Suns May 15-19 with several special promotions at Five County Stadium. The morning before the opener on Saturday, May 15, a 2010 Chevy Youth Baseball Instructional Clinic with limited spaces will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. To participate, children must register at and enter the password “playball.” When the game starts later that day at 6:15 p.m., it will include a T-shirt giveaway to the first 1,200 children ages 14 and under who attend, presented by Hubert Vester Superstore. On Sunday, May 16, Comet Rice presents “Kids Run the Bases” at the stadium after the game ends, weather permitting. The series ends on Wednesday, May 19, with BJ’s Membership Club 2 for 1 box seats, where fans who buy one box seat can get one free.

“We are looking forward to having our fans come out and take part in these activities,” said Steve Bryant, owner of the Mudcats. “We definitely encourage parents to register for the Chevy Youth Baseball Instructional Clinic as soon as possible, as it is popular and the few slots available tend to fill up quickly. Make sure to check our website for other regular weekly promotions we are offering at these games that make coming to a Mudcats game at Five County Stadium a treat for everyone from children to seniors.”

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- This is the first homestand for the Mudcats to start on a Saturday this season.

- The Mudcats will be coming to Five County Stadium after a five-game stretch playing away at the Tennessee Smokies in Knoxville.

- Jacksonville is the Double-A affiliate for the Florida Marlins, which was the major league affiliate for Carolina from 2003-2008.

- The Suns defeated the Mudcats in Jacksonville during all five games of their previous series in April.

About the Carolina Mudcats:
The Carolina Mudcats is Wake County’s hometown professional baseball team, located in Zebulon, N.C. The Double-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, the Mudcats play in the North Division of the Southern League at home in Five County Stadium off U.S. 264 near Franklin, Johnston, Nash and Wilson counties. The Mudcats have been an established minor-league fan favorite in Raleigh, Cary, Garner, Rocky Mount, Wilson, Smithfield, Clayton, Louisburg, and surrounding towns and communities since 1991. Offering everything from fireworks to weekly promotions and group event nights from April through September, with seating ranging from inexpensive general admission to luxury suite rentals, the Carolina Mudcats provide a fun and exciting afternoon or evening of entertainment for casual and hardcore baseball fans alike. For more information, call (919) 269-2287 or visit

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