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Sports News: Tourists Change Leagues, Sort Of

Score it an error: Major League Baseball this week restored the historic names for each of the minor leagues, after meddling with the names last season. After playing last season in the High-A East League, the hometown Asheville Tourists will open the 2022 season in the South Atlantic League.

Final Standings, 2021

Also last season, the Tourists changed their parent club affiliation to the Houston Astros, a decision that MLB failed to rectify this season.

The Tourists home opener is April 12 versus the Greenville Drive. — Peter Lewis

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