Felix Perez had three hits including a double and scored twice, leading the Carolina Mudcats to a 5-1 road win over the Montgomery Biscuits on Sunday.

Mudcats pitcher Scott Carroll
  • Photo by Nikolaus © 2010 Carolina Mudcats
  • Mudcats pitcher Scott Carroll

The victory was Carolina’s third out of four games in the five-game set that ends Monday night, pulling the Mudcats to within half a game of first-place Tennessee in the Southern League’s North Division.

Scott Carroll (3-5) was the winning pitcher, going six innings and allowing the run on four hits with four strikeouts against a pair of walks.

Alex Cobb (4-4) took the loss.

Dave Sappelt added a pair of hits for three RBI for the Mudcats.

Following Monday’s game, the Mudcats will have Tuesday off before returning to Five County Stadium on Wednesday night for the opener of a five-game series with the Jacksonville Suns.

Monday’s game
Mudcats at Montgomery, 8:05 p.m.

Tom Cochran (L, 7-4, 2.52) vs. Heath Rollins (R, 3-0, 3.63)