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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.

Tourists Top Braves 4-3 in Ten Innings

Asheville Finishes Season on Three-Game Win Streak
September 10, 2023

ROME- The Asheville Tourists defeated the Rome Braves 4-3 in ten innings on Sunday afternoon. The final game of the 2023 season for both teams came down to the wire. Rome erased a 3-1 deficit in the bottom of the ninth and Asheville responded with a winning rally in the

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.

Williams Comes to the Rescue in Extra-Inning Win

Swanson Pitches Five Shutout Innings in His Final Outing of '23
September 8, 2023

ROME- Justin Williams played hero for the Asheville Tourists on Friday night. Asheville built a 4-0 lead on the Rome Braves in large part due to Williams’ un production. Rome rallied back late to force extras. In the top of the 11th, Williams struck with a go-ahead two-out RBI single

Mancini Fires His Best Outing of the Year, T's Still Come Up Short

Ullola Walks Five, Tagged with Blown Save
September 7, 2023

ROME- For the third straight season, no team in the South Atlantic League has issued more walks than the Asheville Tourists pitching staff. The lack of strike-throwing bit Asheville in a big way on Thursday night against the Rome Braves. The Tourists took a 3-0 lead into the seventh inning

DeVos, Roberts, and Cobos Limit Braves in Close Loss

Tourists Held to Two Hits for the Second Straight Game
September 6, 2023

ROME- The Asheville Tourists dropped a one-run game to the Rome Braves on Wednesday night by a final score of 2-1. Asheville’s trio of pitchers; Nolan DeVos, Max Roberts, and Franny Cobos kept the Tourists in the ballgame. Offensively, the struggle continued with only two hits and a total of

Sacco Jr. Records Two Hits, Scores Tourists Lone Run

Asheville Drops Series Opener to Rome 5-1
September 5, 2023

ROME- The Asheville Tourists ran into a tough pitching duo from the Rome Braves on Tuesday night. Asheville fell to Rome 5-1 on an evening where the Tourists offense managed a total of four base-runners. Only two batters reached in the game’s final eight innings and the Tourists dropped their

Tourists Hit Season-High Six Doubles, Fall 8-6

Borden II Drives In Three, Whitaker Stands Out
September 2, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourist tied a single-game season-high with six doubles on Saturday night against the Bowling Green Hot Rods. Kobe Kato hit his team leading 18th and 19th doubles of the season while four other players added a two-bagger. The offense was not quite enough to overcome a big

Kato Homers in Closely Contested Loss

Tourists Fight to the End but Hot Rods Prevail 5-3
September 1, 2023

ASHEVILLE- One thing that cannot be debated is that this year’s Asheville Tourists team fights to the very last out. Asheville trailed the Bowling Green Hot Rods by four runs late in Friday’s game. The Tourists scored two runs in the eighth and brought the winning run to the plate

Tourists and Hot Rods Split Double-Header

Asheville Pulls Off One-Run Win in Game Two
August 31, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists and the Bowling Green Hot Rods played a double-header at McCormick Field on Thursday night. Bowling Green took Game One by a final score of 7-0 while Asheville bounced back in Game Two with a 3-2 victory.

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

Swanson and Santos II Silence Cyclones

Seven-Run Tourists First Inning Sets the Tone
August 27, 2023

ASHEVILLE- Sunday afternoon’s series finale at McCormick Field between the Asheville Tourists and the Brooklyn Cyclones favored the home team right from the start. Asheville jumped on Brooklyn with seven runs in the bottom of the first inning and held on to win 8-1 behind great pitching from Nic Swanson

Cole Homers and Williams Drives In Two; T's Lose 8-5

Cyclones Hand Tourists Fourth Straight Loss
August 26, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists found themselves in another come-from-behind situation on Saturday night and once again Asheville made things interesting late. The Brooklyn Cyclones built a five-run lead and the Tourists cut it down to two. Asheville ended up falling by a final score of 8-5.

Late Rally Comes Up One Run Short

Brooklyn Bests Asheville 6-5 in Dramatic Finish
August 25, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists trailed the Brooklyn Cyclones 6-0 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning on Friday night. Asheville reeled off a run in the seventh and four in the eighth. The Tourists then put runners at second and third with no outs in the ninth. Brooklyn responded

Game of the Year Candidate Goes to Brooklyn, 13-12

Tourists and Cyclones Play Ten Inning Classic
August 24, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists and the Brooklyn Cyclones played perhaps the game of the year in the South Atlantic League on Thursday night. The two teams traded punches back and forth for nine innings, then needed a tenth frame to decide the winner. Both teams had chances to win the

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.

Palma's Fifth Hit Walks Tourists Off in the Ninth

Asheville Overcomes a Seven-Run Deficit to Beat Brooklyn
August 22, 2023

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists overcame a seven-run deficit to beat the Brooklyn Cyclones in dramatic fashion on Tuesday night. Asheville scored five runs in the bottom of the ninth and stunned Brooklyn 10-9. The victory was the Tourists largest come-from-behind win this season.

BlueClaws Pitching Too Much in 4-1 Loss

Tourists Limited to Five Hits, Strike Out 14 Times
August 20, 2023

LAKEWOOD- The Asheville Tourists had no answer for the Jersey Shore BlueClaws pitching on Sunday afternoon. Asheville was held to five hits, all singles, and struck out 14 times in their attempt to salvage a series split. Jersey Shore ended up with a 4-1 win.

Tourists Stun BlueClaws Late, Win 6-4 in Extras

Wrobleski Belts Two-Run Home Run in the Tenth
August 19, 2023

LAKEWOOD- The Asheville Tourists pulled off a thrilling come-from-behind win against the Jersey Shore BlueClaws on Saturday night. Asheville scored two runs in the top of the ninth inning to force extras and added two more runs in the tenth to secure a 6-4 win. The victory was Asheville’s sixth

Guilfoil Strong in Debut, Tourists Shut Out Again

Scoreless Inning Streak Reaches 19 Innings
August 18, 2023

LAKEWOOD- The Asheville Tourists offensive drought continued on Friday night as the T’s were shut out for the second straight game and ninth time this season. Asheville’s offense came into the game hitting a league low .187 in the month of August and the bats were only able to muster

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.

Comeback Bid Falls Short in One-Run Loss

Jersey Shore's First Inning Grand Slam the Big Blow
August 16, 2023

LAKEWOOD- The Asheville Tourists were forced to play come-from-behind against the Jersey Shore BlueClaws right from the start on Wednesday. Jersey Shore built a 4-0 lead before an out was recorded in the bottom of the first. The BlueClaws then held off a strong comeback attempt by the Tourists; Asheville

Dynamic Duo! Blubaugh and Santos II Pitch a Gem

Asheville's Pitchers Cool Off the BlueClaws
August 15, 2023

LAKEWOOD- It was Asheville’s A.J. Blubaugh versus Jersey Shore’s BlueClaws on Tuesday night and A.J. along with his piggyback pitcher Alex Santos II pitched the Tourists to a thrilling 2-1 win. Both teams had a hard time generating offense but Asheville had just enough to take Game One of the

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

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