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Defense Dominates in 4-2 Win over Rome

Tourists Turn Three Double-Plays in Series Opening Victory
April 16, 2024

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists defeated the Rome Emperors 4-2 on Tuesday night in a game where Asheville turned a season-high three double-plays. Garret Guillemette clubbed a two-run Homer and the pitching staff did the rest as the Tourists evened up their season record at 5-5.

Series Ends with a 4-3 Loss after Teams Exchange Ninth Inning Homers

Collin Price's Blast Tied the Game in the Final Frame
April 15, 2024

BROOKLYN- The Asheville Tourists fell to the Brooklyn Cyclones on Sunday by a final score of 4-3. Asheville led in the early going, but Brooklyn hit a two-run Home Run to claim a 3-2 lead.

Cyclones Snag Two from the Tourists in Double-Header

Asheville's Offense Held in Check; Brooklyn Takes Series Lead
April 13, 2024

BROOKLYN- The Asheville Tourists dropped a pair of contests to the Brooklyn Cyclones on Saturday. The Tourists fell in Game One, 6-2, then came up short in the nightcap, 3-1. Asheville did not hold a lead at any point during the two games.

Six-Run First Inning Propels Tourists over Cyclones

Ryan Johnson Connects with Early Grand Slam
April 12, 2024

BROOKLYN- The Asheville Tourists defeated the Brooklyn Cyclones 7-1 on Friday night thanks in large part to a six-run first inning and a stellar pitching performance from Edinson Batista and Andrew Taylor. The victory improved Asheville’s early season record to 4-2.

Price's Four Hits Pace Asheville in 7-3 Win

All Nine Tourists Register at Least One Hit
April 10, 2024

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists defeated the Brooklyn Cyclones 7-3 on Wednesday afternoon and evened up the series at one game apiece. Asheville pounded out a season-high 14 hits, including four from Collin Price, and moved their early season record back over .500 at 3-2.

Tourists Shut Out in Brooklyn, 3-0

Former Tourist Ryan Clifford Goes Deep
April 9, 2024

BROOKLYN- The Asheville Tourists dropped their first ever game played in Brooklyn, 3-0, to the Cyclones on Tuesday night. The loss dropped the Tourists to 2-2 on the young season and the Cyclones earned their first win in the process.

Trio of Home Runs Lead the Tourists to Comeback Win

Ferreras, Price, and Baez All Go Deep
April 7, 2024

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists took the rubber match from the Winston-Salem Dash, 12-5, on Sunday afternoon. The Tourists overcame an early deficit, scored the game’s final 11 runs, and clinched the series two games to one.

Series with Dash Evened Up after 9-3 Loss

Whitaker and Deming Both Drive In Runs
April 6, 2024

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists dropped a tough one to the Winston-Salem Dash on Saturday night, 9-3. Asheville had a hard time making contact against Winston-Salem’s hard throwing lefties and struck out 19 times in the game.

Opening Day Goes Asheville's Way

Baez Homers, Drives In Four
April 5, 2024

ASHEVILLE- Opening Night at McCormick Field showcased the Asheville Tourists and the Winston-Salem Dash on a chilly evening. The Tourists bats were anything but chilly. Asheville scored 14 runs to put away Winston-Salem 14-5 and begin the 2024 season on a high note.

McCormick Field's 100th Anniversary Game Leaves Both Teams Happy

Tourists Score Two in the Ninth; Tie Woodpeckers 7-7
April 3, 2024

ASHEVILLE- For the second year in a row, the Asheville vs. Fayetteville pre-season exhibition game ended in a tie. The Tourists trailed 7-5 heading into the bottom of the ninth, but rallied for two runs to tie the game 7-7. When the ninth inning came to a close, both teams

2024 Asheville Tourists Opening Day Roster Released

Astros Finalize Tourists Opening Day Roster
March 27, 2024

ASHEVILLE- The 2024 Asheville Tourists Opening Day roster has been made official by the Houston Astros Minor League Player Development Department. Headed to the Blue Ridge to begin the 2024 season are a total of 31 players; 16 pitchers and 15 position players.

Nate Shaver to Manage the Tourists in 2024

Asheville's Manager is Back for Year Number Four
January 29, 2024

ASHEVILLE— A familiar face is set to lead the Asheville Tourists in 2024. The Houston Astros named Nate Shaver as Asheville’s Manager for the fourth consecutive season. Shaver is joined by returning coaches Eric Stamets (Development Coach), Bryan Muniz (Hitting Coach), and Max Mahaffey (Athletic Trainer). New to the coaching

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.

ESPN Senior Writer Ryan McGee Returns to Asheville for Opening Day

NY Times Best-Selling Author's New Book Available at McCormick Field
March 30, 2023

ASHEVILLE- ESPN Senior Writer Ryan McGee will toss the Ceremonial First Pitch on Opening Day (April 6) at McCormick Field and provide guest play-by-play commentary on the Asheville Tourists Radio Network.

Tourists to Honor the Asheville Blues this Season

Blues Won Back-to-Back Negro Southern League Championships
February 9, 2023

ASHEVILLE- As part of MLB’s The Nine initiative, the Asheville Tourists will pay tribute to the Asheville Blues franchise this season. A commemorative Championship Flag will wave high atop McCormick Field in honor of the back-to-back Negro Southern League Championships won by the Asheville Blues in 1946 and 1947.

Santana Becomes Two-Time SAL Player of the Month Award Winner

League's September Award Goes to Legendary Luis Santana
October 10, 2022

ASHEVILLE- The legend of Luis Santana continues to grow. One month after the Asheville Tourists played their final regular season contest of the 2022 campaign, the South Atlantic League announced Santana as its September Player of the Month.