Tourists Tie Grand Slam Record
ASHEVILLE- Last night the Asheville Tourists tied a South Atlantic League record by hitting their eighth Grand Slam of the season. The record was set by the Greenwood Braves in 1969. Greenwood played 124 games in 1969 when the league was known as the Western Carolinas League.
Kyle Datres' second inning Grand Slam last night against Charleston tied the record and it came in Asheville's 124th game played this season. The 1997 Macon Braves also hit eight Grand Slams in their 140-game South Atlantic League campaign.
Tourists 2019 Grand Slams:
Will Golsan on April 9 vs. Charleston
Terrin Vavra on April 9 vs. Charleston
Coco Montes on May 31 vs. West Virginia
Kyle Datres on May 31 vs. West Virginia
Coco Montes on June 27 at Charleston
Greg Jones on July 1 vs. Lexington (Walk-off)
LeeMarcus Boyd on July 3 vs. Lexington
Kyle Datres on August 16 vs. Charleston
The Tourists have 16 games remaining in the 2019 regular season.
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