Asheville Lets Late Lead Slip Away

Ninth Inning Gaffes Derail Chance at a Win

By Doug Maurer | May 23, 2019 11:18 PM ET

The top of the ninth inning has become an unwelcome frame at McCormick Field over the past three nights. The Asheville Tourists overcame a pair of ninth inning close calls on Tuesday and Wednesday, but on Thursday they had no such luck. The Charleston RiverDogs plated four runs in the top of the ninth to turn Asheville's 5-3 lead into a 7-5 deficit. Asheville would lose by the same score.

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Two-Out Hitting Powers Tourists to Fourth Straight Home Win

Asheville Hangs on to Defeat Charleston in a Wild One

By Doug Maurer | May 22, 2019 11:04 PM ET

The Asheville Tourists recorded their fourth straight home win on Wednesday night with a 10-8 victory over the Charleston RiverDogs. The Tourists delivered five two-out RBI hits in the contest and staved off a furious ninth inning comeback attempt by the RiverDogs.

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Montes Bunts Home the Game Winner

Tourists Walk Off in the Bottom of the Ninth with Safety Squeeze

By Doug Maurer | May 21, 2019 10:49 PM ET

The Asheville Tourists defeated the Charleston RiverDogs in walk-off fashion on Tuesday night with a safety squeeze bunt by Coco Montes in the bottom of the ninth inning. The bunt scored Will Golsan from third and ensured Asheville a 3-2 series opening win.

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MacIver Blasts Tourists to Exciting Win

Schmidt Paces the Pitching Attack with Six Scoreless

By Doug Maurer | May 20, 2019 10:25 PM ET

Willie MacIver hit a pair of Home Runs and Colten Schmidt laid down six scoreless innings as the Asheville Tourists defeated the Lexington Legends 2-1 on Monday night. MacIver's two solo bombs were all the Tourists needed; even though the Legends made things interesting in the ninth.

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Ninth Inning Rally Makes Legend Sweat

Tourists Plate Four in the Game's Final Frame but Still Lose by Two

By Doug Maurer | May 19, 2019 5:35 PM ET

The Asheville Tourists waited a bit too long to break out the bats on Sunday. Asheville was behind 7-1 entering the top of the ninth inning. The Tourists mounted a rally that had everyone at Whitaker Bank Ballpark on the edge of their seats. Lexington managed to barely hang on by a final score of 7-5.

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Edgeworth, Cresto and Montes all Homer in T's Victory

Bush Earns Third Win of the Season by Quieting Legends

By Doug Maurer | May 18, 2019 11:40 PM ET

The Asheville Tourists played some longball on Saturday night in a 9-5 victory over the Lexington Legends. Danny Edgeworth, John Cresto, and Coco Montes all hit Home Runs out of Whitaker Bank Ballpark and the Tourists tacked on a few more runs late to snap their four-game skid.

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First Extra-Inning Game of the Season Yields Close Loss

Feltner Strikes Out Ten; Datres Delivers Three Hits

By Doug Maurer | May 17, 2019 10:36 PM ET

The Asheville Tourists were unable to snap their road losing streak on Friday night but they played a really good ballgame against the Lexington Legends. Asheville forced extra-innings for the first time this season and needed a comeback to do so. Unfortunately, the Legends plated their tenth inning runner while the Tourists left theirs stranded. Lexington won by a final of 5-4.

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Braves Best Tourists to Complete Sweep

Asheville Battles but Falls Short 10-5

By Doug Maurer | May 16, 2019 10:36 PM ET

Asheville's road woes continued on Thursday night in Rome. The Tourists had won three of their previous four series entering the three-game set at Rome and just took two-of-three on their last road trip in Hickory. Unfortunately, the Braves caught fire and finished off a three-game sweep of the Tourists with a 10-5 win in the finale.

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Schmidt Showcases Electric Stuff but Receives No Help

Offense Fast Asleep for the Second Straight Game

May 15, 2019 1:30 PM ET

The Asheville Tourists are in a funk offensively. For the second straight game, baserunners were nearly impossible to come by. The Rome Braves handed the Tourists a 5-1 loss in a near mirror image of last night's contest.

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Road Trip Begins with a Dud

Tourists No Show in Series Opener with Braves

By Doug Maurer | May 14, 2019 10:00 PM ET

There really isn't that much to talk about when it comes to Asheville's series opener with the Rome Braves. The Tourists sent three batters over the minimum to the plate, did not record an RBI, and were handed a 5-1 loss by the Braves.

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