SALEM (WSLS-10 SPORTS)-Salem dropped their first game of the season, a 5-2 decision to the Mudcats. Carolina put up four runs in the fourth and made them stand up for the win. The Red Sox got a run back in the 4th on an RBI single from Nick Longhi and he added an RBI double in the sixth, but it was not enough. Game three of the series is set for Saturday night at 6:05. Meanwhile the Hillcats evened their record at 1-1 with a 5-4 win over Winston-Salem.