05/20/08 — Mudcats win 7-5

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Mudcats win 7-5

Published in Sports on May 20, 2008 2:02 PM

Carolina clubbed a season-high four home runs and defeated first-place Huntsville 7-5 in Southern League action on Monday afternoon.

The Mudcats (26-19 overall) pulled within four games of the Stars.

Cameron Maybin, Brett Hayes and John Raynor each slugged a solo home run during the first three innings. Chris Coghlan's sixth-inning homer and Hayes' two-RBI double helped Carolina pull away.

The Mudcats have today off and begin a five-game home series Wednesday against Jacksonville. First pitch is approximately 7:15 p.m.