Matt Klinker had a solid seven-inning start and the Carolina Mudcats ended their road series with the Tennessee Smokies on a good note, rolling to a 10-3 win Sunday.

Mudcats pitcher Matt Klinker
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  • Mudcats pitcher Matt Klinker

Klinker (5-4) went seven innings and allowed two runs — one earned — on four hits with seven walks against a pair of strikeouts.

Mike Costanzo homered and singled for the Mudcats, while Sean Henry added three hits including a double for two RBI and Devin Mesoraco a double and two singles.

Alberto Cabrera (0-4) took the loss.

The Mudcats return to Five County Stadium tomorrow night against the Jacksonville Suns.

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