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Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:24 PM EDT
The Asheville Tourists will have their first practice of the season on Monday at 6:00pm at McCormick Field. The first game of the season is Thursday, April 4th at West Virginia. The Tourists are looking to continue the success of last season when they won the South Atlantic League Championship.
The Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 8-2 in the first game of the Major League Baseball season. It was the first game for the Astros as a member of the American League. Justin Maxwell had a pair of triples for Houston. Rick Ankiel had a pinch-hit three-run home run to propel Houston to the victory.