The Carolina Mudcats waited out a pregame rain delay of over an hour, then rallied for three runs in the eighth for a 4-3 win over the Jacksonville Suns on Tuesday night.

Mudcats infielder Mike Costanzo
  • Photo by Nikolaus © 2010 Carolina Mudcats
  • Mudcats infielder Mike Costanzo

The win evened the current six-game series at a game apiece, leaving the Mudcats at 3-5 to start the second half.

Mike Costanzo had three hits with an RBI for the Mudcats, while Sean Henry added a double with an RBI in the six-hit attack.

Vinny Rottino doubled and singled for Jacksonville.

Lee Tabor (2-0) was the winning pitcher in relief of Scott Carroll, who came off the temporarily inactive list to make the start. Jerry Gil picked up his second save.

Former Mudcats Todd Doolittle (2-3) took the loss in relief of UNC product Andrew Miller.

Wednesday’s game
Jacksonville at Mudcats, 7:15 p.m.

Jeff Allison (R, 4-3, 3.32) vs. Tom Cochran (L, 4-3, 2.53)