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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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Guerrero's Grand Slam Helps Tourists Defeat IronBirds

Gomez Wins His Fifth Straight Decision with Five Strong Innings
July 27, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists defeated the Aberdeen IronBirds 8-3 on Wednesday night behind an early Grand Slam from Luis Guerrero and an excellent starting pitching performance from Cesar Gomez. The victory evened up the current series at one game apiece.

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.

Taveras Spins Five Shutout Innings in Tourists Third Straight Win

Correa's Four Hits Power the Offense
July 16, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists won their third straight game over the Winston-Salem Dash on Saturday night. The Tourists built a 9-0 lead and held on to win 10-6. Diosmerky Taveras dominated on the pitcher’s mound and Asheville’s offense pounded out 13 hits in the victory.

Hamilton's Two Home Runs Just a Taste of Asheville's Big Night

Tourists Strike Early and Often in Win over Dash
July 15, 2022

ASHEVILLE- Quincy Hamilton made a statement on the first pitch Winston-Salem threw Friday night; a pitch that he parked over the wall in right-center to give the Asheville Tourists a 1-0 lead. Hamilton added another Home Run later in the game and the Tourists cruised to a 14-8 win over

Asheville Edges Winston-Salem By One Run

Bullpen Tosses Four Scoreless Innings Down the Stretch
July 14, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists downed the Winston-Salem Dash 5-4 on Thursday night in a contest that was close throughout. The Tourists took the lead in the bottom of the sixth and held the Dash without a run the rest of the way.

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

Good to be Home — Gomez Leads Tourists to Victory

Four Players Go Deep for Asheville
July 12, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists snapped their seven-game losing streak with a convincing 13-7 victory over the Winston-Salem Dash on Tuesday. The Tourists thoroughly outplayed the Dash across the first eight innings; however, the Dash rallied for five runs in the ninth. Fortunately for the Tourists, the game was called with

Taveras and Brown Pitch Well in 2-1 Loss

Tourists Match a Season-Low with Two Hits
July 4, 2022

ROME- Offense was at a premium on Monday night when the Asheville Tourists fell to the Rome Braves 2-1 in the series opener. Asheville was held to only two hits in the game, both singles. Rome’s offense did not fare much better with just five hits.

Barber and Santana Combine for 10 Hits in 17-9 Win

Tourists Collect a Season-High 21 Hits in Second Straight Victory
June 30, 2022

ASHEVILLE- Entering play on Thursday night, the Asheville Tourists had yet to have a player record five hits in a single game. Following their evening contest against the Bowling Green Hot Rods, Asheville now has two. Luis Santana and Colin Barber both recorded five-hit games in the Tourists 17-9 drubbing

Second Half Begins with Statement Win

McDonald and McDermott Pitch the Full Nine
June 24, 2022

GREENSBORO- The Asheville Tourists made an impressive statement to begin the second half of the season. Asheville handily defeated the Greensboro Grasshoppers 14-4 behind a strong offensive showing and a dominant duo pitching performance from Cole McDonald and Chayce McDermott.