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Tourists Hang Close but Fall to Crawdads

Bullpen Dealt for Eight Innings
June 20, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists dropped their series opener to the Hickory Crawdads 6-3 on Tuesday night. Asheville trailed the entire game; however, the Tourists remained within striking distance the whole way.

Price Knocks In Four as Tourists Hold Off IronBirds 8-6

Asheville Overcomes Four-Run Deficit to Even Series
June 7, 2023

ABERDEEN- Collin Price drove in the final four runs of the game for Asheville and A.J. Blubaugh notched a career-high nine strikeouts in the Tourists 8-6 victory over the Aberdeen IronBirds. Price blasted his second Home Run of the season and added an RBI single late while Blubaugh dominated on

Blubaugh Strong on the Mound but Tourists Fall 5-1

Blue Rocks Limit Tourists Offense for the Second Straight Game
June 1, 2023

ASHEVILLE- Thirsty Thursday at McCormick Field was the annual Beer City Tourists night. The home team took on the Wilmington Blue Rocks and came up short 5-1. Beer City, playing in front of 3,500 strong, struggled to cash in their offensive opportunities and Wilmington used a couple of late Home

'Dads Hand Tourists Third Loss in Four Games

Asheville Allows Season-High 11 Walks, Falls 9-2
May 26, 2023

HICKORY- The Asheville Tourists were unable to follow up their impressive Thursday night come-from-behind win with another on Friday and fell to the Hickory Crawdads 9-2 at L.P. Frans Stadium. Asheville was held scoreless until two outs in the ninth inning when they delivered their lone scoring play of the

2023 Asheville Tourists Opening Day Roster

Astros Finalize the Tourists Roster
April 4, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The 2023 Asheville Tourists Opening Day roster has officially been set by the Houston Astros Minor League Player Development Department. Assigned to the Tourists are several individuals who have previous experience at the High-A level, along with numerous players who are entering their first year in the South Atlantic

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

Statement Made - Tourists the Team to Beat Down the Stretch

Tourists Score Nine of their 16 Runs in the Second Inning
September 4, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists played their final regular season home game on Sunday night and treated the McCormick Field faithful to a 16-6 blowout victory over the Bowling Green Hot Rods. Asheville won five of the seven games played this week and is 12-4 over their last 16 games. The

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

Borden Belts First Pro Home Run, Batista Shines in Debut

Tourists Respond with Convincing Win
August 27, 2022

WINSTON-SALEM- The Asheville Tourists bounced back in a big way on Saturday night with an 11-3 victory over the Winston-Salem Dash. Tim Borden II delivered a perfect day at the plate including his first career Home Run and Edinson Batista pitched five scoreless, hitless innings in his Tourists debut.

Pitching Trio Combines for Shutout Victory

Kouba, Betances, and Brown Hurl Asheville's Fourth Shutout of the Season
August 24, 2022

WINSTON-SALEM- The Asheville Tourists won for the fourth time in their last five games with a 9-0 drubbing over the Winston-Salem Dash. Rhett Kouba, Jose Betances, and Aaron Brown combined to pitch all nine innings without allowing a run. The trio struck out 14 Dash hitters.

Twin Bill Sweep — Tourists Finish Series Strong

Santana Homers in Both Games as Asheville Takes Care of Business
August 7, 2022

HICKORY- The Asheville Tourists swept a double-header from the Hickory Crawdads on Sunday afternoon. The Tourists won Game One 7-1 and took Game Two late by a final score of 3-2. Asheville closed out the series in Hickory with five wins in six games.

Tourists Let Lead Slip Away in Series Finale

IronBirds Win 10-9 in Extra Innings
July 31, 2022

ASHEVILLE- An old habit crept back into action on Sunday afternoon when the Asheville Tourists were unable to hold a big lead against the Aberdeen IronBirds. In the first half of the season, the Tourists let massive leads slip away in multiple Sunday games but this was the first time

Baserunning Blunders, Walks Do In the Tourists

Asheville Swept in Bowling Green for the Second Time this Season
July 24, 2022

BOWLING GREEN- The Asheville Tourists dropped Sunday afternoon’s series finale to the Bowling Green Hot Rods 7-5. Despite playing with effort and energy throughout the contest, the Tourists shot themselves in the foot over and over again which led to the Hot Rods completing the series sweep.

Sandle and Stubbs Both Go Deep in 8-3 Loss

Tourists Held to Four Hits One Night after Recording 13
July 13, 2022

ASHEVILLE- After the Asheville Tourists snapped their losing streak in a home win Tuesday night against the Winston-Salem Dash, they unfortunately dropped Game Two of the series by a final score of 8-3. The Tourists kept the game close for most of the way; however, the Dash were able to

Tourists Finish Out Suspended Game with a Win

Asheville Holds Off Bowling Green Late to Win Third Straight
July 2, 2022

ASHEVILLE- On Saturday night, the Asheville Tourists and the Bowling Green Hot Rods picked up where they left off Friday; the top of the second inning. Asheville led 1-0 entering play and both teams scored five runs. The Tourists ended up with a 6-5 victory.

Hot Rods Hit the Tourists in Series Opener

Tourists Surrender Eight Runs in the Sixth Inning
June 28, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Bowling Green Hot Rods came into McCormick Field on Tuesday night with a statement. The first half Southern division champions moved to 4-0 on the season against the Asheville Tourists with a 14-5 series opening win.

Tourists Fall to Braves 10-4 in Game Two

Santana and Gonzalez Each Hit Two-Run Doubles
June 15, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists were unable to make it two wins in a row against the Rome Braves on Wednesday night. The visitors cruised to a 10-4 win at McCormick Field and evened up the series at one game apiece.

Arrighetti Sets the Tone with Career-High 10 Strikeouts

Barber Hits his Third Home Run of the Season
June 2, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists defeated the Hickory Crawdads 7-3 on Thursday night behind another great pitching performance and a balanced offensive attack. Asheville’s Spencer Arrighetti tossed five innings and earned his third win of the season. Arrighetti became the first Tourists pitcher in 2022 to record double-digit strikeouts in a

Six-Run Seventh Lifts Asheville over Greensboro

Tourists Bullpen Fires Four Shutout Innings Down the Stretch
May 29, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists rallied to earn a series split against the Greensboro Grasshoppers with an 8-4 Sunday afternoon victory in front of the home crowd. The Tourists played from behind for much of the game; however, Asheville’s seventh inning rally surged them into the lead and ultimately to their

Late Meltdown Leads to Extra-Inning Loss

Tourists Blow Six-Run Lead for the Third Time this Year
May 22, 2022

WINSTON-SALEM- The Asheville Tourists fell apart late Sunday afternoon and it cost them an opportunity to win their second straight series. The Winston-Salem Dash erased an 8-2 lead that Asheville carried into the bottom of the eighth inning. The Dash then overcame a two-run deficit in the tenth to hand

Pitching Staff K's 18 in Tourists Third Straight Road Win

Correa Drives In Four of Asheville's Seven Runs
May 20, 2022

WINSTON-SALEM- The Asheville Tourists won their third straight game in Winston-Salem on Friday night by a final score of 7-5. The pitching combination of Cole McDonald, Chayce McDermott, Jose Betances, and Palmer Wenzel struck out 18 Dash hitters and did enough to hold off Winston-Salem’s late comeback bid.

Energetic Tourists Make it Eight out of Ten

Santana's Home Run Sparks Big Fourth Inning
May 18, 2022

WINSTON-SALEM- The Asheville Tourists played one of their best games of the season on Wednesday night and defeated the Winston-Salem Dash 7-4 to even up the series at one game apiece. Asheville has now won eight of their last ten games overall.

Betances Closes Out Drive in Style

Rodriguez Hits Game Winning Home Run in the 7th
May 11, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists won their fourth straight game on Wednesday night in thrilling fashion. Asheville defeated the Greenville Drive 4-3 and needed to escape a bases-loaded, no-outs jam in the ninth inning to do so.