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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 Slams Drive in Season Finale

Tourists Crush Drive to Finish Out Season with Win
September 13, 2022

GREENVILLE- The Asheville Tourists took the field for the final time in 2022 on Sunday afternoon and wasted no time in jumping out to a big lead on the Greenville Drive. Asheville used a pair of early Home Runs and a stellar starting pitching performance from Colton Gordon to conclude

Daniels Delivers Two Deep Shots in 7-5 Win

Correa, Santana, and Borden II All Produce Big Offensive Efforts
September 6, 2022

GREENVILLE- The Asheville Tourists were challenged in their series opener in Greenville but they had all the answers. One of those answers was Zach Daniels. Asheville’s outfielder recorded his second multi-homer game of the season and helped lead the Tourists to a 7-5 win over the Drive.

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

Tourists Come Up Short in Ten Inning Thriller

Asheville Falls 11-0 in Extras
September 2, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists gave the Bowling Green Hot Rods everything they had in the tank on Friday night. Asheville fell behind 6-0 before the sellout crowd could settle in but the team rallied back to tie the game 9-9. The Tourists nearly walked off in the bottom of the

Tourists Sweep Hot Rods in Wednesday Double-Header

Asheville Wins a Pair of Close Games at Home
August 31, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists made a big move on Wednesday night when they swept a double-header from the Bowling Green Hot Rods. Asheville gained two full games on the Hot Rods and picked up a game-and-a-half on the Rome Braves. The Tourists took Game One 3-2 and held on to

Asheville Finishes Road Trip in Style

Tourists Hit Three Home Runs, Hold the Dash to Two Hits
August 28, 2022

WINSTON-SALEM- The Asheville Tourists finished out a dominant week of baseball and a 13-game road trip with an 11-2 victory over the Winston-Salm Dash. Asheville scored all 11 of their runs off the Winston-Salem bullpen and the Tourists pitching trio of Ernesto Jaquez, Kasey Ford, and Ryan Gusto held the

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.

Tourists Hang On to Beat the Dash 6-5

Sandle Homers and Palma Drives in Three
August 23, 2022

WINSTON-SALEM- The Asheville Tourists hung on late to defeat the Winston-Salem Dash 6-5 on Tuesday night for a series-opening victory. Asheville built a 6-1 lead and withstood a trio of Home Runs by the Dash. The home team had the tying run at second base in the bottom of the

Daniels Plates Career-High Six Runs in Tourists 14-7 Victory

Asheville's Offense Pounds Out 20 Hits
August 19, 2022

ABERDEEN- The Asheville Tourists took care of business on Friday night with an impressive 14-7 win over the Aberdeen IronBirds. Zach Daniels went 4-for-5 with two Home Runs and a career-high six RBI to pace the offensive attack. It was Daniels’ second four-hit game in August. The Tourists finished with

Tourists Split Double-Header with IronBirds

Asheville Dominates Game One, Loses on Walk Off in Game Two
August 16, 2022

ABERDEEN- The Asheville Tourists came one inning away from sweeping a double-header from the Aberdeen IronBirds on Tuesday night. The Tourists stormed out to an 11-4 win in Game One and were out in front of a 1-0 pitcher’s duel going into the final inning of Game Two. The IronBirds

Missed Chances Haunt Tourists in One-Run Loss

Asheville Nearly Pulls Off Comeback Against Rome
August 13, 2022

ASHEVILLE- For the second straight night the Asheville Tourists were on the losing side of a game where their offense pounded out 14 hits. The issue on Saturday was that only one of those hits came with a runner in scoring position (1-for-12) and the Tourists put a runner in

Ashetros Battle Braves but Fall 9-5

Rome Evens Up the Series at Two Games Apiece
August 12, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Ashetros fell to the Rome Braves 9-5 on Friday night in front of a sold-out McCormick Field crowd. Both teams battled throughout but the Braves used a five-run fifth inning followed up by two more runs in the sixth to put the contest out of reach.

Shaver Earns Win Number 100 with the Tourists

Arrighetti and Gomez Deal in Asheville's 6-3 Triumph
August 11, 2022

ASHEVILLE- Thursday night at McCormick Field served up a little history as the Asheville Tourists’ Manager, Nate Shaver, earned his 100th victory in a Tourists uniform. Shaver is the 21st manager is Tourists history to reach the 100-win plateau; a history that dates all the way back to 1897. Asheville

Dramatic Finish Ends with All Too Familiar Loss

Tourists Unable to Hold Seven Run Lead, Lose 10-9
August 10, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists have dropped a handful of games this season in which they held sizable leads. Wednesday night was the latest defeat in a similar instance. Asheville jumped out to a 7-0 lead against the first place Rome Braves. The visitors scored nine unanswered and held on in

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.

Hamilton and Santana Both Homer in 9-7 Win

Tourists Come Out On Top of Roller Coaster Contest
August 5, 2022

HICKORY- The Asheville Tourists battled their way to a 9-7 victory over the Hickory Crawdads on Friday night in a game that featured six lead changes. In the end, the Tourists had just enough firepower to defeat the Crawdads for the third time in four games.

PiggyBackFires in 5-3 Loss to Hickory

Tourists Fight to the End with Ninth Inning Rally
August 4, 2022

HICKORY- The Asheville Tourists dropped Thursday night’s contest to the Hickory Crawdads in a tough way. Asheville’s starting pitcher Cesar Gomez, who has been on fire as of late, was dealing against the Crawdads. The piggyback system that the Tourists deploy came into play and as soon as Gomez was

Asheville Holds Off Hickory in 8-7 Win in Ten

Daniels' Four Hits Pace Tourists in Second Straight Extra-Innings Victory
August 4, 2022

HICKORY- The Asheville Tourists played their third straight extra-inning game on Wednesday night and for the second time in a row they defeated the Hickory Crawdads by one run. Asheville had a pair of leads slip away in regulation but the Tourists battled back to secure an 8-7 win over

Tourists Stun Crawdads in Extra-Innings

Brown and Coats Combine for Seven Shutout Frames
August 2, 2022

HICKORY- The Asheville Tourists came from behind to beat the Hickory Crawdads 6-5 in ten innings on Tuesday night. Asheville erased a three-run deficit entering the seventh inning and Cristian Gonzalez’s RBI double in the top of the tenth proved to be the game winner.

Asheville Rolls 17-3 For Third Straight Win

Tourists Score in Each of the First Seven Innings
July 29, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists crushed the Aberdeen IronBirds on Friday night 17-3 in front of a sold-out McCormick Field. The 14-run margin of victory is the largest for Asheville this season. Chad Stevens, Kenedy Corona, Miguel Palma, and Deury Carrasco all homered for the home team and all four also

Corona's Walk-Off Sends Tourists Past IronBirds

Asheville Earns Their First Walk-Off Win of the Year
July 28, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists entered the bottom of the ninth inning deadlocked with the Aberdeen IronBirds 6-6. Chad Stevens drew a leadoff walk, went to second on a groundout, and then stole third. Kenedy Corona stepped to the plate and delivered a game-winning RBI single to left-centerfield for an Asheville

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.

Daniels Tallies Three Hits but Road Skid Continues

McDermott Strikes Out Nine in Three Relief Innings
July 22, 2022

BOWLING GREEN- The Asheville Tourists saw their four-game winning streak come to an end and their six-game road losing streak jump to seven with a competitive 4-2 loss to the Bowling Green Hot Rods. Asheville was forced to play from behind the entire game; however, they hung close all the