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Sandle Strikes for Two Homers in 9-6 Tourists Win

SAL Asheville Tourists 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. The two teams exchanged runs early in the game before Michael Sandle crushed a two-run Home Run to left field in the bottom of the second. Sandle added another two-run Homer in the third inning right after Tommy Sacoo Jr. connected with an RBI single. The Tourists increased their lead to 8-1 in the fourth t... Full Story

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Slow Start Costly in 11-2 Loss to Wilmington

SAL Asheville Tourists June 3, 2023 - ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists fell to the Wilmington Blue Rocks 11-2 on Saturday night in front of another sellout crowd at McCormick Field. The Blue Rocks hit four Home Runs and Asheville was held without a deep shot. Despite the lopsided loss, there were a number of positives for the Asheville club. Wilmington jumped on Asheville's starting pitcher Ryan Gusto in the second inning with back-to-back Home Runs. The Blue Rocks added a solo shot and a two-run blast in the fourth. Brayan De Paula came on in the sixth a... Full Story

Clifford Crushes Walk-Off Homer; Tourists Win 12-11

SAL Asheville Tourists June 2, 2023 - ASHEVILLE- Ryan Clifford became the fourth Asheville Tourists player to hit a bottom of the ninth, walk-off Home Run in the last two-and-a-half-weeks. Yes, the Tourists have four walk-off wins, all on Home Runs, all within a 16-day span. Additionally, all four walk-off Home Runs have come with Asheville trailing on the scoreboard. Friday night in front of a sellout crowd, Clifford stepped to the plate with two outs in the bottom of the ninth. Asheville had two runners on base and trailed the Wilmington Blue Rocks 11-9. Th... Full Story

Blubaugh Strong on the Mound But Tourists Fall 5-1

SAL Asheville Tourists June 1, 2023 - ASHEVILLE- Thirsty Thursday at McCormick Field was the annual Beer City Tourists night. The home team took on the Wilmington Blue Rocks and came up short 5-1. Beer City, playing in front of 3,500 strong, struggled to cash in their offensive opportunities and Wilmington used a couple of late Home Runs to spoil the fun. A.J. Blubaugh churned in another strong pitching performance at McCormick Field. Blubaugh started and tossed 4.1 innings, scattered four hits, and surrendered only one run. Jose Betances finished out the fif... Full Story

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Asheville Tourists (SAL) League: South Atlantic League
Home: Asheville, North Carolina
Class: High A
Affiliation: Houston Astros
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Tue., Jun 6 Asheville at Aberdeen 7:05 p.m.
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Wilmington 6 at Asheville 9 Final
Sat., Jun 3
Wilmington 11 at Asheville 2 Final
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Wilmington 11 at Asheville 12 Final
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Wilmington 5 at Asheville 1 Final
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Wilmington 8 at Asheville 2 Final
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