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2022 Season Recap — Asheville Tourists

September 15, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The 2022 season of Asheville Tourists baseball was a unique year filled with highlights, standout individual performances, and opportunities for the Tourists to showcase their resolve in times of frustration. 2022 was truly a tale of two halves. Asheville began the season with wins in only four of its

Santana Strikes in Extras; Tourists Win 7-5 in 12 Innings

Gaither Fans 11 in Career-Best Outing
September 8, 2022

GREENVILLE- The Asheville Tourists entered new territory on Wednesday night; the 12th inning. It was the tenth extra-inning game of the season for Asheville, but the first that carried into the 12th. The Tourists used a two-run double from Luis Santana in the top of the 12th and held on

Walk Off Home Run By Birthday Boy Borden

Tourists Top Hot Rods with Game-Winning Homer
September 1, 2022

ASHEVILLE- Some birthdays are more memorable than others. Tonight, Tim Borden II celebrated his 23rd birthday and this one will be hard to top. Borden stepped to the plate with the Tourists trailing 5-4 in the bottom of the ninth inning. Luis Santana led off from first base as Borden

Tourists Blow Six-Run Lead, For the Sixth Time, Fall in 11

Sloppy Play Late Costs Asheville a Chance at Four Straight Wins
August 26, 2022

WINSTON-SALEM- The Asheville Tourists blew another big lead on Friday and lost 10-9 in 11 innings to the Winston-Salem Dash. Asheville led 7-1 going into the eighth inning and for the sixth time this season they were on the wrong side of the final score when leading a game by

Taveras and Gaither Fire a Shutout

Loperfido Drives in Four
August 20, 2022

ABERDEEN- The Asheville Tourists recorded their third shutout victory of the season with a 4-0 victory over the Aberdeen IronBirds. Diosmerky Taveras pitched a season-high six innings and Ray Gaither tossed the final three frames to earn his second save of the season.

Battle of the League's Hottest Teams Goes to Asheville

Tourists Claim a 6-2 Win over the Braves in Series Opener
August 9, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists defeated the Rome Braves 6-2 on Tuesday night and, in the process, won for the ninth time in their last 11 games. Asheville used an outstanding starting pitching performance from Diosmerky Taveras and four strong innings in relief from Ray Gaither.

Sandle Homers for the Third Straight Game but T's Fall 13-6

Greensboro Hits Six Home Runs of their Own
May 5, 2022

GREENSBORO- The Asheville Tourists hit a pair of Home Runs on Thursday night; however, the Greensboro Grasshoppers blasted six long balls of their own en route to defeating the Tourists 13-6. Asheville was held to five hits and struck out 15 times in the loss.

Gaither's Strong Start Impressive Despite Defeat

Wenzel Pitches a Career-High Three Shutout Innings in Relief
April 23, 2022

LAKEWOOD- The Asheville Tourists received strong pitching performances from Ray Gaither and Palmer Wenzel Saturday afternoon. It would not be enough to turn things around for the team, however, as the Jersey Shore BlueClaws hung on to beat Asheville 4-2.

Tourists Build Big Lead, Collapse Late

Eight-Run Lead Disappears in 10-9 Loss
April 17, 2022

ASHEVILLE- Things appeared to be turning in the right direction for the Asheville Tourists on Sunday afternoon. Asheville jumped out to a huge 9-1 lead on the Greenville Drive over the game’s first five innings. The Drive then reeled off nine unanswered runs to stun Asheville 10-9 and send the

Tourists Dealt 11-0 Loss in Home Opener

Scoreless Inning Streak Reaches 18
April 12, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists fell to the Greenville Drive 11-0 in their home opener on Tuesday evening. Asheville struggled offensively and has not scored in their last 18 innings of play. Opponents have outscored the Tourists 34-7 to begin the season.

Asheville Splits a Pair of One-Run Games to End the Season

Tourists Finish Strong, Win Third Straight Road Series
September 20, 2021

WINSTON-SALEM- The Asheville Tourists finished the 2021 season on Sunday afternoon with a 4-3 victory over the Winston-Salem Dash. Less than 24 hours prior, the Dash held off a furious comeback attempt by the Tourists for a 10-9 final score. Asheville won the series four games to two for their

Trio of Home Runs Power Tourists to 8-2 Win

Jimenez's Quality Start Paces the Pitching
September 10, 2021

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists displayed an impressive, combined effort of pitching, hitting, and defense in their 8-2 victory over the Rome Braves on Friday night. Wilyer Abreu, Yainer Diaz, and Shay Whitcomb all hit Home Runs for Asheville while starting pitcher Alfredi Jimenez dominated over his six innings of work.

Tourists Take Two from the Drive

Diaz and Abreu Play Long Ball at Fluor Field
August 31, 2021

GREENVILLE- The Asheville Tourists and the Greenville Drive finally finished their suspended game from July 18. The Tourists led 3-0 in the bottom of the second inning when rain forced the action to a halt back in July. That contest was picked back up in Greenville Friday night and Asheville