Mudcats lose season opener to Down East
Thursday, April 4, 2019
The Carolina Mudcats lost their season opener on Thursday, a 6-4 defeat in Kinston against the Down East Wood Ducks.
Carolina (0-1) trailed 4-0 after five innings, before mounting a comeback try. The Mudcats scored a run in the sixth, then scored three runs in the top of the seventh to tie the score at 4-4.
But the effort wouldn’t be enough as Down East (1-0) took the lead for good with two runs in the bottom of the seventh. Joantgel Segovia led a Carolina’s nine-hit attack with three from the leadoff spot, while teammate Ryan Aguilar also had multi-hit game with two hits including a double.