Asheville right fielder Daniel Carte doubled home Jason Van Kooten in the top of the eighth inning, and the Tourists beat the Augusta GreenJackets 4-2 on Saturday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
In front of 3,522 fans, the GreenJackets let an early 2-0 lead slip away to fall to 29-24 in the South Atlantic League's Southern Division.
The GreenJackets remain 7 games behind first-place Rome.
Augusta took a 1-0 lead in the first when Ben Copeland singled and stole second and third base. Mike Mooney's two-out single to center scored Copeland.
The GreenJackets scored their other run in the third, as Eugenio Velez hit a two-out triple and scored on a wild pitch by Asheville starter Brandon Durden.
© 2017. All Rights Reserved. | Contact Us