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Asheville Tourists 2023 Season Recap

September 13, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The 2023 season of Asheville Tourists Baseball is in the books. The campaign was filled with memorable games, down-to-the-wire finishes, and a record number of fans that came out and saw the Tourists play.

Sacco Drives In Four, Tourists Take Second Straight

Miley Reaches Strikeout Milestone
September 9, 2023

ROME- The Asheville Tourists defeated the Rome Braves 4-1 on Saturday night for their second straight victory. Asheville received a pair of two-run singles from Tommy Sacco Jr. and a tremendous pitching performance from Luis Angel Rodriguez, Brayan de Paula, and Deylen Miley.

Hot Rods Grand Slam Spoils Series Opener

Rodriguez Goes Five No-Hit Innings in No Decision
August 29, 2023

ASHEVILLE- In some games it only takes one swing of the bat to decide a winner. Tuesday night Carson Williams of the Bowling Green Hot Rods had one swing that made all the difference. The Asheville Tourists led 3-0 until Williams belted a Grand Slam. Bowling Green went on to

Tourists Fall to Cyclones 12-5, Series Evened Up

Garcia, Cole, and Borden II All With Multi-Hit Nights
August 23, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists took on the Brooklyn Cyclones on Wednesday night in Game Two of this week’s series. Asheville built a 4-1 lead but Brooklyn outscored the home team 11-1 down the stretch and defeated the Tourists 12-5.

Tourists Shut Out for the Eighth Time this Season

Ashevllle Held to a Season-Low One Hit
August 17, 2023

LAKEWOOD- The Asheville Tourists ran into a buzz-saw pitching performance on Thursday night. The Jersey Shore BlueClaws held the Tourists offense to no runs on one hit; an eighth inning single. Jersey Shore plated two runs in the third and another two in the eight to beat Asheville 4-0.

Tourists Go Quiet Against Crawdads Bullpen

Hickory Takes Game Four by a Final Score of 7-3
August 11, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists offense jumped out to a quick start on Friday night; however, the bats had a tough time down the stretch and Asheville fell to the Hickory Crawdads 7-3. The Tourists were held without a hit during the game’s final four innings and the Crawdads used a

Hoppers Steal Homer from Tourists; Hand Asheville 5-3 Loss

Jacob Melton's Go-Ahead Home Run Robbed with Two Outs in the Ninth
August 5, 2023

GREENSBORO- The Asheville Tourists continued their ninth inning fight on Saturday; however, Jacob Melton’s Home Run bid to put the Tourists in front was robbed at the wall. Asheville dropped their fifth straight to Greensboro, 5-3, thanks to the Jase Bowen catch to end the game.

Williams Helps Lift the Tourists to another Win

Asheville Takes Five of Six from Rome
July 30, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists finished out their series with the Rome Braves on Sunday with a thrilling 6-5 victory in front of the home crowd. Justin Williams plated three runs late in the game and the bullpen secured the win. Asheville took the series from Rome five games to one.

De Paula Shines Once Again at Fluor Field

Walks and Errors Derail Tourists Win Streak
July 19, 2023

GREENVILLE- Sometimes pitchers have a stadium they just love to pitch in. Greenville’s Fluor Field is that stadium for Asheville’s lefty Brayan De Paula. On a night where not much went right for the Tourists in their 7-2 loss to the Drive, De Paula came out of the bullpen and

Hot Rods Take Twin Bill from the Tourists

Asheville Falls 10-5 in Game One, 7-1 in Game Two
July 9, 2023

BOWLING GREEN- The Asheville Tourists finished off their road series in Bowling Green on Sunday afternoon with a double header. The Tourists lost both games, 10-5 and 7-1, and dropped five out of six in the series. Asheville surrendered 61 runs in the six games; the most in a series

Borden's Solo Home Run the Highlight in 6-1 Defeat

Tourists Drop Their Eighth Straight
June 29, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists fell to the Greenville Drive 6-1 on Thursday night. Asheville fell behind early and never were able to mount a rally against Greenville’s pitching staff. The Drive limited the Tourists to only one run and it came on a solo Homer by Tim Borden II.

Tourists Fall to Crawdads in Second Half Opener

Miley Strikes Out Eight in Four Shutout Innings
June 23, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists fell to the Hickory Crawdads 8-2 in the second half opener. Asheville allowed three multi-run innings and the Tourists had a hard time cashing in with their offensive opportunities.

Anticlimactic Ending Marrs Fantastic Pitcher's Duel

Umpires Call a Walk-Off Balk in the 11th Inning
June 16, 2023

WINSTON-SALEM- Talk about a letdown. Over 7,000 people at Truist Stadium were confused and baffled as their Winston-Salem Dash scored the winning run to beat the Asheville Tourists 2-1 in 11 innings Saturday night. The Dash had a runner at third base with one out in the bottom of the

Sandle Strikes for Two Homers in 9-6 Tourists Win

Deylen Miley Pitches Five Strong Innings
June 4, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists earned their series split with the Wilmington Blue Rocks on Sunday afternoon with a 9-6 triumph at McCormick Field. Asheville jumped out to a big lead and held on late for the win.

Win Streak Hits Seven as Asheville Completes Sweep

Yacumamas Belt Four Home Runs in 10-9 Sunday Win
May 21, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Yacumamas de Asheville completed a stunning six-game sweep of the Greensboro Grasshoppers with a 10-9 win on Sunday afternoon. All six wins in the series were by two runs or less. The Yacumamas have won seven in a row overall and the team is receiving contributions across the

Melton's Walk-Off Homer Caps Comeback Win

Tourists Erase Four-Run Deficit to beat Grasshoppers 6-4
May 16, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists had two runners on with no outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, trailing the Greensboro Grasshoppers 4-3. Jacob Melton fell behind in the count 0-2 before parking a three-run Moon Shot Homer over the right-centerfield wall. Melton’s blast gave the Tourists a 6-4 victory;

Tourists Take Game Two in DH Split

Asheville Plates Winning Run in the Last Inning
May 10, 2023

ROME- The Asheville Tourists took Game Two from the Rome Braves on Wednesday afternoon 5-4 on Michael Sandle’s late Sacrifice Fly. Asheville dropped the first game of the day 3-1. Both games were closely contested and each team was able to celebrate a victory at the end of the day.

Offense Sluggish in 5-1 Home Loss

Gusto Sharp, Borden II and Sacco Jr. Record Two Hits
May 2, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists fell to the Greenville Drive Tuesday evening by a final score of 5-1. Asheville struck out 16 times, their most in a nine-inning contest this season, and could not overcome 16 Greenville hits in the series opener.

Gilbert, Palma, and Dezenzo Tee Off in 14-7 Win

Tourists Take Series Opener From Hot Rods
April 25, 2023

BOWLING GREEN- The Asheville Tourists throttled the Bowling Green Hot Rods 14-7 on Tuesday night at Bowling Green Ballpark. This was the first time the Tourists won in Bowling Green since May 13, 2021 and it snapped a ten-game skid over the last two years in games played in Kentucky.

Scoring Position Struggles Loom Large in 7-5 Defeat

Asheville Goes 3-for-17 with RISP; Drops Third Straight
April 19, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists lost a close contest to the Winston-Salem Dash on Wednesday night 7-5 at McCormick Field. The game was strange in several ways, but remained entertaining until the end. Neither team hit well with runners in scoring position and both teams had to use their bullpens for

Nova's 11th Inning Blast Cements Tourists First Win

Late Rally Forces Extras Where Tourists Come Out On Top
April 14, 2023

GREENVILLE- Mother Nature became a factor once again for the Asheville Tourists early in the season. Rain postponed the start of Thursday’s game one hour and twenty-nine minutes. Add on two extra innings and the Tourists had to wait until the early hours of Friday morning to celebrate a 10-8

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