Minor League Teams Across Carolinas Unite For Storm Relief

13 Clubs Create Joint GOFUNDME Page To Aid Hurricane Florence Victims

September 21, 2018 2:59 PM ET

In the wake of Hurricane Florence that hit and devastated parts of South Carolina and much of North Carolina over the past week, thirteen Minor League Baseball teams in the two states are coming together to support and raise money for those victims in their states. The Asheville Tourists, Burlington Royals, Carolina Mudcats, Charleston RiverDogs, Charlotte Knights, Columbia Fireflies, Down East Wood Ducks, Durham Bulls, Greensboro Grasshoppers, Hickory Crawdads, Kannapolis Intimidators, Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Winston-Salem Dash announced today that they have created a joint GoFundMe page, raising funds for branches of the American Red Cross in affected areas of North Carolina and South Carolina.

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Asheville Tourists Season Recap

Rundown of Team and Individual Accomplishments

By Doug Maurer | September 4, 2018 4:12 PM ET

The 2018 season of Asheville Tourists baseball was filled with entertaining games, individual accomplishments, and a stretch run that brought Asheville only two games away from a post-season berth. For many of the players, this was their first year playing in a season that featured 140 games on the schedule. These Tourists players performed above and beyond in the longest grind they have had to endure in their baseball careers.

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Samantha Fischer Named SAL Female Executive of the Year

South Atlantic League Announces 2018 Awards

By Doug Maurer | September 4, 2018 3:27 PM ET

The South Atlantic League announced its annual end of the year awards and the Asheville Tourists are proud to share that Samantha Fischer has been named the South Atlantic League's 2018 Female Executive of the Year.

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Kennedy Razor Sharp in Final Start of 2018

By Doug Maurer | September 2, 2018 10:17 PM ET

The Asheville Tourists fell short to the Rome Braves on Saturday night by a final score of 2-1. The pitcher's duel featured only a combined seven hits from the two teams.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Todd Czinege's Late Home Run Helps Tourists Beat Braves

Tommy Doyle Picks Up Save Number 18

By Doug Maurer | September 1, 2018 9:56 PM ET

The Asheville Tourists defeated the Rome Braves 5-4 on Saturday night thanks to some clutch performances. Will Gaddis, who made his final start of 2018, tossed a quality start to pave the way. Todd Czinege broke a 4-4 tie in the eighth inning with a solo Home Run and Tommy Doyle made sure the lead held up.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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No Playoffs for Asheville as Tourists Fall 11-7

Braves Record 17 Hits Including a Gran Slam

By Doug Maurer | August 31, 2018 11:12 PM ET

The effort was there. The fight was there. The determination and grit were also there. Unfortunately, even with all of those things, a baseball game can go the other team's way. That is what happened on Friday night.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Carolina Panthers to Visit McCormick Field

Sunday, September 2nd, Tourists Welcome the Panthers to Town

By Doug Maurer | August 31, 2018 4:53 PM ET

This Sunday, September 2, the Carolina Panthers will be wrapping up their Two States One Team Tour with the final stop at McCormick Field!

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Still Alive; Tourists Take Finale in Kannapolis

Bullpen Dominates Again in Extra-Inning Win

By Doug Maurer | August 30, 2018 11:42 PM ET

The Asheville Tourists once again took the Kannapolis Intimidators right down to the wire and came out victorious. Asheville kept their playoff hopes alive with a 5-4 win in ten innings for their fourth win over their last five contests.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Tourists Gain Ground with Big Road Win

Golden and Bouchard Go Deep in Important Victory

By Doug Maurer | August 29, 2018 10:38 PM ET

The Asheville Tourists bounced back on Wednesday night with a big 6-3 road win against the Kannapolis Intimidators. Sean Bouchard and Casey Golden both hit Home Runs on a night where Asheville's pitching staff was clicking on all cylinders.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Opportunity Missed; Tourists Fall in 11

Chase for Post-Season Takes a Hit in 5-4 Defeat

By Doug Maurer | August 28, 2018 11:10 PM ET

The table was set. Greenville and Lexington both lost. The Asheville Tourists had a great chance to gain a game on both teams ahead of them in the standings. Unfortunately, Asheville could not pull through. The Tourists left it all out on the field but ultimately fell short to the Kannapolis Intimidators 5-4 in 11 innings.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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