by Mike Potter
The Carolina Mudcats’ homestand didn’t get off on the right foot Thursday night.
Carolina’s big blow was a two-run homer from Mike Costanzo in the bottom of the inning.
Chris Cody (3-6) was the winning pitcher for the Stars, who got three hits including a pair of doubles from Brett Lawrie.
Dave Sappelt added an RBI double and Devin Mesoraco a double for the Mudcats.
Huntsville at Mudcats, 7:15 p.m.
Michael Bowman (R, 5-4, 5.54) vs. Matt Klinker (R, 4-3, 1.63)