by Mike Potter
The Carolina Mudcats definitely let one slip away.
The win evened the series at two wins apiece heading into the getaway game on Monday.
Smith finished up with two hits while Jaime Pedroza finished with three hits and an RBI for the Lookouts, who finished with 10 hits to the Mudcats’ 12.
Denis Phipps led Carolina with three hits and an RBI, while Jose Castro had two hits with two RBI.
Kenley Jansen (1-0) was the winning pitcher, while Jordan Smith (1-3) took the loss.
Mudcats at Chattanooga, 7:15 p.m.
Dallas Buck (R, 3-4, 5.59) vs. Mario Alvarez (R, 3-3, 4.01)