Braves Starting Pitcher, Rangel, Quiets Tourists

Asheville goes 1-for-11 with Runners in Scoring Position

By Doug Maurer | July 19, 2019 10:40 PM ET

The Rome Braves went to a familiar foe on Friday night. They called upon Alan Rangel to take the mound against the Asheville Tourists. Rangel made his Rome debut on June 10, 2017 at McCormick Field. Tonight was his seventh start in this ballpark and 12th overall against Asheville. Rangel was not intimidated kept the Tourists potent offense quiet. Asheville fell 4-1.

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Kyle Datres Lines Walk Off Winner in the Ninth

Series Versus Braves Opens with a Thriller

By Doug Maurer | July 18, 2019 10:35 PM ET

The Asheville Tourists held only one lead on Thursday night against the Rome Braves and that lead was at the end of the ballgame. Kyle Datres stepped to the plate in a tie game with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning. Datres delivered a walk-off line drive single into left field and the Tourists beat the Braves 4-3.

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Schmidt Hurls Complete Game, Two-Hit Shutout

Tourists Knock Off the Drive Thanks to Schmidt's Gem

By Doug Maurer | July 17, 2019 2:11 PM ET

For the first time this season an Asheville Tourists starting pitcher came out of the dugout to throw a pitch in the eighth inning. Then the starting pitcher came back out in the ninth. Three batters later the Tourists celebrated a 4-0 win over the Greenville Drive, and Colten Schmidt recorded all 27 outs.

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Lackey's Strong Outing Not Enough to Cure Road Woes

Edgeworth's Home Run Asheville's Lone Offense

By Doug Maurer | July 16, 2019 9:58 PM ET

The Asheville Tourists dropped their second straight game to the Greenville Drive at Fluor Field on Tuesday night. The final score was 4-1. It is evident the Tourists have played much better baseball since the All-Star break and they remain competitive night in and night out; however, one thing that has not changed, yet, is this team's ability to consistently win on the road.

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MacIver's Home Run a Bright Spot on a Tough Night

Tourists Catcher Finishes with Two Hits Including a Late Bomb

By Doug Maurer | July 15, 2019 10:29 PM ET

The Asheville Tourists dropped their series opener to the Greenville Drive on Monday 7-2 in a game that was really much closer than the score indicated. Asheville had runners aboard in almost every inning but struggled to push runs across.

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Feltner Wins His Third Straight Start for Asheville

Bird Finishes It Off with a Three-Inning Save

By Doug Maurer | July 14, 2019 5:28 PM ET

It was another close ballgame between the Asheville Tourists and the Augusta GreenJackets on Sunday afternoon. This time the Tourists came out on top thanks to timely hitting and a tremendous pitching performance from the duo of Ryan Feltner and Jake Bird. Asheville took the series finale from Augusta 4-3.

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Augusta's Closer, Tona, Closes Out Tourists Again

GreenJackets Reliever Too Strong Down the Stretch

By Doug Maurer | July 13, 2019 10:11 PM ET

It seems like every time the Asheville Tourists and the Augusta GreenJackets square off the game comes down to the wire. Saturday night was no different. Asheville held an early one-run lead, then fell behind only to rally back and makes things interesting. Ultimately the GreenJackets held off the Tourists 6-4.

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Pitching Leads Tourists to Impressive Win

Arms Limit the GreenJackets to Only One Run

By Doug Maurer | July 12, 2019 10:58 PM ET

The Asheville Tourists won for the eighth time in their last 12 games with an impressive 3-1 victory over the Augusta GreenJackets on Friday night. Asheville rode their pitching the entire night. Augusta managed only six hits; only one of which went for extra-bases.

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Hippies Held in Check After Quick Start

Greenville Escapes Town by Avoiding Sweep

By Doug Maurer | July 11, 2019 11:03 PM ET

The Asheville Hippies jumped out to a quick start against Greenville on Thursday night; however, the visitors came alive in the middle innings and handed Asheville a 6-2 loss. The Hippies were unable to complete the sweep but still won the series two games to one.

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Bush Paves the Way for Asheville's Fifth Shutout Win

Tourists Beat the Drive by a Rare 1-0 Home Score

By Doug Maurer | July 10, 2019 10:31 PM ET

McCormick Field was not a hitter friendly ballpark on Wednesday night. The Asheville Tourists shut out the Greenville Drive 1-0 in a game where both pitching staffs brought their best stuff. The shutout victory was Asheville's fifth of the year.

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