The Carolina Mudcats will open their 2013 season with a six-game homestand at Five County Stadium on April 5 versus the Winston-Salem Dash.
In addition to the traditional Independence Day game (Thursday, July 4, vs. Salem), Carolina will also host home games on Mothers Day (May 12, vs. Potomac) and Memorial Day weekend (May 24-27, vs. Winston-Salem and Wilmington).
The Mudcats also will host two 11 a.m. weekday games during the 2013 campaign, with Education Day set for April 10 against Wilmington and Youth Day scheduled for June 26 versus Fredrick.
First pitch for all other weekday games is set for 7:15 p.m., with Saturday night game times at 6:15 and Sunday afternoon games at 2.
The Mudcats will play their second season in the Carolina League as the Class-A Advanced affiliate of the Cleveland Indians and 23rd season in Wake County. Carolina has 70 home games scheduled at Five County Stadium in 2012.
Carolina will once again play in the Southern Division along with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Texas), Salem Red Sox (Boston) and Winston-Salem Dash (Chicago White Sox). The Northern Division will be contested between the Fredrick Keys (Baltimore), Lynchburg Hillcats (Atlanta), Potomac Nationals (Washington) and Wilmington Blue Rocks (Kansas City).