4/8/2018, From the management: We have moved the Bullpen over to a new temporary server and a new permanent type of setup. It's a bit much to explain here, but I think it's working. Please let me know on User_talk:Admin if you see any issues. Thank you as always for your support.
- Location: Wilson, NC 1991; Zebulon, NC 1991-
- League: Southern League 1991-2011; Carolina League 2012-
- Affiliation: Pittsburgh Pirates 1991-1998; Colorado Rockies 1999-2002; Florida Marlins 2003-2008; Cincinnati Reds 2009-2011; Cleveland Indians 2012-2014; Atlanta Braves 2015-2016; Milwaukee Brewers 2017-present
- Ballpark: Fleming Stadium 1991; Five County Stadium 1991-
In 1991 the former Columbus Mudcats of the Southern League moved to North Carolina and were renamed the Carolina Mudcats. They started the year in Wilson, NC, playing in Fleming Stadium while Five County Stadium was being completed in Zebulon, NC.
The team, formerly a Houston Astros farm club when in Columbus, associated with the Pittsburgh Pirates the year they became the Carolina Mudcats. After 8 years as a Pirates affiliate, they switched to the Colorado Rockies for four years then the Florida Marlins before becoming the Cincinnati Reds' AA affiliate in 2009.
In 2012, they changed leagues and level as the Reds moved the team to Pensacola, FL to become the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, while the Cleveland Indians shifted their A-Advanced team in the Carolina League from Kinston, NC to Zebulon, where they took over the Mudcats name.