The Carolina Mudcats are suddenly on a three-game winning streak.
- Photo by Nikolaus © 2010 Carolina Mudcats
- Mudcats manager David Bell
Mike Costanzo hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Mudcats held on, beating the Huntsville Stars 6-3 in an early Monday game at Five County Stadium to take the five-game series.
Matt Fairel (1-2) picked up his first Double-A victory while Josh Butler (0-3) took the loss.
Devin Mesoraco added a two-run homer for Carolina, while Eric Eymann chipped in an RBI single.
Caleb Gindl homered for Huntsville.
The Mudcats will have Tuesday off before opening a five-game home series against the Mississippi Braves on Wednesday.