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Asheville's Yainer Diaz Named Player of the Month for September

Diaz Helped Lead the Tourists to a Winning Record in September
October 5, 2021

ASHEVILLE- Earlier today Minor League Baseball announced Asheville’s Yainer Diaz (JYE-nair DEE-az) as the September Player of the Month for the High-A East League. Diaz is the lone Tourists in 2021 to take home a Player of the Month award.

Ron McKee: October 6, 1945 ~ September 21, 2021

Memorial Service at McCormick Field October 2 at 2:00pm
September 28, 2021

Ronald Boyd McKee, 75, passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Mission Hospital.

2022 Asheville Tourists Baseball Schedule Release

Asheville Scheduled to Play 132 Games in 2022
September 23, 2021

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists Baseball Club has officially released its 2022 schedule. The Tourists will play 132 games; 66 at McCormick Field and 66 on the road. The Tourists are on the road for Opening Day, Friday, April 8 at Bowling Green. The home opener is scheduled for Tuesday, April

2021 Season Recap: Asheville Tourists

Tourists Start Strong, Finish Even Stronger
September 21, 2021

ASHEVILLE- The 2021 season of Asheville Tourists Baseball was one of the most anticipated seasons in recent memory. A step up in competition, a rekindled Major League affiliate, and fans aching to be back at one of the most iconic Minor League ballparks in America. New players, new coaches, and

Shay Whitcomb Named High-A East League Player of the Week

Whitcomb Makes It Back-to-Back Tourists to Win the Award
September 20, 2021

ASHEVILLE- Earlier today Minor League Baseball announced Asheville’s Shay Whitcomb as the High-A East League Player of the Week for the week of September 13-19. Whitcomb is the third Tourists player this season to win the award. Scott Schreiber won Player of the Week for his production from June 14-20

Asheville Splits a Pair of One-Run Games to End the Season

Tourists Finish Strong, Win Third Straight Road Series
September 20, 2021

WINSTON-SALEM- The Asheville Tourists finished the 2021 season on Sunday afternoon with a 4-3 victory over the Winston-Salem Dash. Less than 24 hours prior, the Dash held off a furious comeback attempt by the Tourists for a 10-9 final score. Asheville won the series four games to two for their

Tourists Hit Their Stride in 14-4 Victory

Taveras Spins Quality Start, Strikes Out Eight
September 18, 2021

WINSTON-SALEM- The Asheville Tourists went to work early and often in their 14-4 victory over the Winston-Salem Dash on Friday night. One day after dropping their first game of the series, the Tourists responded with a monstrous offensive performance and a dominant pitching performance from their starting pitcher Diosmerky Taveras.

Asheville Pours It On in 10-1 Win at Winston-Salem

Four Different Tourists Homer, Pitching Dominant Again
September 16, 2021

WINSTON-SALEM- The Asheville Tourists won their second straight game handily over the Winston-Salem Dash on Wednesday morning by a final score of 10-1. Asheville received Home Runs from four different players and did not allow the Dash to score an earned run. The Tourists are 11-3 over their last 14

Tourists Open Road Trip with Shutout Win

Tamarez, Garcia, and DeJuneas Silence the Dash
September 15, 2021

The Asheville Tourists continued their winning ways away from home by shutting out the Winston-Salem Dash on Tuesday afternoon with an 8-0 win. Asheville’s Misael Tamarez, Freylin Garcia, and Tommy DeJuneas combined to hurl the shutout and limited Winston-Salem to only five hits.

Yainer Diaz Named High-A East League Player of the Week

Diaz's Production in the Final Homestand of the Season Receives the Highest Praise
September 13, 2021

ASHEVILLE- Earlier today Minor League Baseball announced their weekly awards and Asheville’s Yainer Diaz (JYE-nair DEE-az) was named the High-A East League Player of the Week. Diaz is the second Tourists player this season to win the award. Scott Schreiber won Player of the Week for his production from June

Asheville Clinches Home Winning Record in Blowout Win

All Nine Offensive Players Collect at Least One Extra-Base Hit
September 11, 2021

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists bested the Rome Braves by a final score of 15-3 on Saturday night. The Tourists hit five Home Runs and added seven doubles to the offensive outpouring. The victory upped Asheville’s home record on the season to 30-27 which clinches a winning record at McCormick Field.

Trio of Home Runs Power Tourists to 8-2 Win

Jimenez's Quality Start Paces the Pitching
September 10, 2021

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists displayed an impressive, combined effort of pitching, hitting, and defense in their 8-2 victory over the Rome Braves on Friday night. Wilyer Abreu, Yainer Diaz, and Shay Whitcomb all hit Home Runs for Asheville while starting pitcher Alfredi Jimenez dominated over his six innings of work.

Tourists Come Up Just Short in Extras

Asheville Rallied for Four Runs in the Bottom of the Ninth
September 9, 2021

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists rallied to erase a four-run deficit in the bottom of the ninth inning and forced extra innings Thursday night against the Rome Braves. Asheville’s tenth inning rally came up just a few feet short and the Tourists dropped a wild one by the final score of

Entertaining Ballgame Ends in 10-7 Defeat

Tourists Drop Hard Fought Contest to the Braves
September 8, 2021

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists fell on Wednesday night to the Rome Braves by a final score of 10-7. Asheville led at one point 7-4; however, the Braves bullpen kept the game in check and Rome’s offense delivered with enough late production to even up the series at one game apiece.

Abreu's Blast Walks Asheville Off in the Bottom of the Ninth

Tourists Beat Braves 12-10 in Back-and-Forth Contest
September 7, 2021

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists and the Rome Braves began their six-game series with a wildly entertaining ballgame at McCormick Field on Tuesday night. With the game tied 10-10, Wilyer Abreu stepped to the plate with two outs in the bottom of the ninth. Abreu launched a two-run walk-off Home Run

Stubbs Powers Tourists to Bounce Back Win

Asheville Downs Greenville 6-1
September 3, 2021

GREENVILLE- One day after being no-hit, the Asheville Tourists put together a strong response with a 6-1 victory over the Greenville Drive. C.J. Stubbs paced the offense with a 3-for-4 effort that included a pair of Home Runs. The Tourists finished with 11 hits in the game and plated four

Gomez and Moclair Lead Asheville to Shutout Win

Tourists Make it Seven out of Eight on the Road
September 1, 2021

GREENVILLE- The Asheville Tourists won their season-best fourth straight road game on Wednesday night in style against the Greenville Drive. Cesar Gomez and Mark Moclair combined to pitch Asheville’s third shutout victory of the season, a 4-0 win at Greenville.

Tourists Take Two from the Drive

Diaz and Abreu Play Long Ball at Fluor Field
August 31, 2021

GREENVILLE- The Asheville Tourists and the Greenville Drive finally finished their suspended game from July 18. The Tourists led 3-0 in the bottom of the second inning when rain forced the action to a halt back in July. That contest was picked back up in Greenville Friday night and Asheville

Yacumamas Stumble Against the Grasshoppers

Greensboro's Five-Run Inning Seals the Deal
August 28, 2021

ASHEVILLE- The Yacumamas de Asheville dropped game five of their series with the Greensboro Grasshoppers by a score of 12-5 on Saturday night. Sporting the colorful Yacumama uniforms and with a sea of orange in the seating bowl, it wasn’t enough to stop a very talented Greensboro team from seizing

Pitcher's Duel Turns into an 8-0 Loss for Asheville

Greensboro Scored All Eight Runs after the Sixth Inning
August 27, 2021

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists fell to the Greensboro Grasshoppers 8-0 in front of a sellout crowd on Friday night in a game that actually featured a great pitcher’s duel most of the way. Asheville’s Julio Robaina and Greensboro’s Quinn Priester went back and forth for six innings without allowing a

Tamarez Highlights Beer City Night with 10 K's and a Win

Tourists Hold Off Grasshoppers for Seventh Victory in Last Nine Games
August 26, 2021

ASHEVILLE- Thursday marked the annual Beer City night at McCormick Field and the Beer City Tourists entertained the Thirsty Thursday crowd with a 4-2 victory over the Greensboro Grasshoppers. Sporting specialized Beer City uniforms, the Tourists jumped out to an early advantage and held on late to win for the

Berryhill Hits Two Homers in Loss Against Greensboro

Grasshoppers Pull Away From Tourists Late
August 25, 2021

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists fell to the Greensboro Grasshoppers 12-4 on Wednesday night in a game that was closer than the final score indicated. Greensboro plated five runs in the top of the ninth to salt the contest away after the Tourists garnered some late momentum to pull within three.

Homestand Begins with a Bang; Tourists Top Grasshoppers 13-6

Whitcomb's Four Hits Pace Another Big Offensive Output
August 24, 2021

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists won for the sixth time in their last seven games with a convincing victory over the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 13-6. Asheville outhit their opponent for the 12th straight game and took Greensboro by surprise with a non-stop offensive outburst.

Bid on a Wicked Weed Brewing Picnic at McCormick Field

100% of the Winning Bid Will Help Victims of the Haywood County Flooding
August 23, 2021

ASHEVILLE- The Asheville Tourists have partnered with Haywood Regional Medical Center and Wicked Weed Brewing to auction off the Wicked Weed Brewing Pavilion at McCormick Field for this Friday’s game, August 27th, against the Greensboro Grasshoppers.

Jimenez Tosses Seven Strong in Tourists Victory

Stubbs Drives in Five, Diaz Homers for the Third Straight Day
August 21, 2021

LAKEWOOD- The Asheville Tourists won for the fifth time over their last six games with a 9-3 victory over the Jersey Shore BlueClaws on Friday night. Asheville’s starting pitcher, Alfredi Jimenez, matched a career-high with seven innings pitched and, in the process, became the first Tourists pitcher to cover seven