Zebulon, NC --- Thursday night's series opener between the Carolina Mudcats and Jacksonville Suns has been postponed due to the approach of Tropical Storm Ernesto.
The game will be made up as part of a Saturday doubleheader at 5:00 PM ET, with gates opening up at 4:00. Friday's game time of 7:15 remains in tact at Five County Stadium.
Ernesto, approaching landfall from the Atlantic Ocean near the North Carolina and South Carolina state line, is expected to dump between 2-6 inches of rain as it clears through the Triangle region sometime late Friday morning. Winds are expected to gust near 40mph later Thursday night.
Carolina and the Suns wrap up the regular season with 2:00 PM ET contests Sunday and Monday afternoon. For tickets, call (919) 269-2287 or contact the Mudcats official website www.gomudcats.com.
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Southern League Stories from August 31, 2006
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- Braves take game one from Biscuits, 4-2 - Mississippi Braves
- Biscuits' Andy Sonnanstine named to S.L. Postseason All-Star Team - Montgomery Biscuits
- Ernesto postpones series opener at Carolina - Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
- Carolina-Jacksonville Postponed - Carolina Mudcats
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- Four Tennessee Smokies named to Postseason All-Star squad - Tennessee Smokies
- Southern League honors Shoemaker, Lundberg - Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
- Joey Votto named Southern League Most Valuable Player - SL1
- Spike Lundberg named Southern League Most Outstanding Pitcher - SL1
- John Shoemaker named Southern League Manager of the Year - SL1
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