08/04/08 — Mudcats score 15 against Tennessee

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Mudcats score 15 against Tennessee

Published in Sports on August 4, 2008 1:41 PM

League-leading Carolina extended its advantage to three games with a 15-11 victory over Tennessee at Smokies Park.

Gaby Sanchez homered twice and drove in six runs. Dante Brinkley contributed four hits for the Mudcats, who improved to 26-17 in second-half play.

Carolina built a 14-1 lead only to see Tennessee pull within 14-11. The Smokies got two-run homers from Nate Spears and Tyler Colvin, and a grand slam from Colvin.

The series continues today.