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Tortugas Schedule to Remain Unchanged with MLB Lockout

December 3, 2021

With the MLB lockout beginning Thursday, the Cincinnati Reds have provided the following statement for the upcoming season: “While we remain hopeful there will be a full 2022 Major League season without disruption, the upcoming minor league season will be unaffected. The Reds will continue to hold minicamps, minor league

Savannah Bananas coming to Daytona Beach

Bringing World’s Fastest and Most Outrageous Game of Baseball on Friday, March 18
October 19, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Savannah Bananas are bringing their world-famous baseball circus to Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Friday, March 18, 2022. Affectionately referred to as ‘The Greatest Show in Baseball’ (ESPN SC Featured, August 2021) with an atmosphere that would ‘…make most MLB teams jealous (Sports Illustrated, June 2019),

José Torres collects Low-A Southeast Player of the Month honors

North Carolina State alum slashes .404/.446/.684 with 9 extra-base his and 14 RBI in stellar final month
October 5, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Minor League Baseball announced on Tuesday that Daytona Tortugas SS José Torres has been named the Low-A Southeast Player of the Month for September. The 22-year-old is the third Daytona player to be honored with a monthly award this season. RHP James Proctor was named the

Daytona Tortugas release 2022 schedule

102nd year of Minor League Baseball on City Island to begin with 132-game schedule on Friday, April 8
September 24, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - In conjunction with the Cincinnati Reds and Major League Baseball, the Daytona Tortugas have announced their game schedule for the 2022 season on Friday afternoon. The Tortugas will play a grand total of 132 games with 66 games at Jackie Robinson Ballpark and another 66 contests

Full-season tickets for Tortugas' 2022 campaign on sale today

Season-ticket packages for upcoming 2022 season now available online and in-person
September 22, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - With the 2021 season now in the rear-view mirror, the Daytona Tortugas have focused their attention on 2022 and beyond. Starting today, Wednesday, September 22, season tickets for the Tortugas’ 2022 Minor League Baseball season are officially on sale. Fans who purchase their season tickets prior

Tortugas outlast Cardinals in wild extra-inning affair to close out season

Daytona ties game in ninth, takes lead for good in 10th, ends campaign with dramatic victory
September 19, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. — After watching an early 4-0 lead disappear, the Tortugas refused to let the season end on a sour note. Daytona tied the game in the ninth and grabbed the advantage for good in the 10th, earning an 8-5 extra-inning victory over the Palm Beach Cardinals on Sunday

Fourth-inning grand slam foils Daytona against Palm Beach

Brandon Leyton extends hitting streak to seven, as Cardinals best Tortugas, 6-1
September 18, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. — For the second-straight game, a fourth-inning grand slam proved the be the deciding factor. After CF Mike Antico clubbed a four-RBI home run in the fourth in game two on Friday, 3B Osvaldo Tovalín mimicked his clout with a grand slam of his own on Saturday, as

Daytona and Palm Beach exchange blowouts in twinbill split

José Torres reaches base five times, homers, and drives in three over the course of doubleheader
September 18, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. — SS/DH José Torres did not let Thursday's rainout dampen his torrid pace at the plate during the season-ending road trip. The 21-year-old reached base five times and drove in three runs on Friday, as the Daytona Tortugas rolled to a 7-1 game one victory, while the Palm

Tortugas and Cardinals rained out on Thursday evening

Daytona and Palm Beach to make up affair as part of a doubleheader starting at 4 p.m. on Friday
September 16, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. - Due to consistent rainfall, Thursday evening’s contest between the Daytona Tortugas and Palm Beach Cardinals has been postponed. As a result, the rained-out affair will be played as a part of a doubleheader on Friday, September 17, with the first pitch slated for 4 p.m. Both ballgames

Torres propels Tortugas to triumph over Cardinals

José delivers two-run triple, two-run homer, as part of a career-high four RBI night in 7-2 win
September 15, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. — After a gut-wrenching defeat on Tuesday night, the Tortugas removed all doubt in game two of the series on Wednesday. DH José Torres picked up two extra-base hits and drove in a career-high four runs, as Daytona devoured the Palm Beach Cardinals, 7-2, at Roger Dean Chevrolet

Five-run seventh sinks Daytona in series opener

Brandon Leyton picks up two extra-base hits, two RBI, but early 4-0 lead evaporates for Tortugas
September 14, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. — The Tortugas held a 4-0 lead going to the bottom of the seventh thanks to home runs from DH Rece Hinds and 2B Brandon Leyton, but could not maintain it. Palm Beach scored five in the seventh and added three more in the eighth, as the Cardinals

Leyton helps 'Tugas swim past Hammerheads, 3-2

Brandon picks up three hits, scores go-ahead run, as Daytona also sets new single-season strikeout record
September 12, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. — 2B Brandon Leyton matched a season-high with three hits on Sunday, but it was his clutch baserunning in the ninth that put Daytona ahead for good, as the Tortugas slipped by the Jupiter Hammerheads, 3-2, to earn a series split at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Tied at

Tortugas strike early, often in 12-2 evisceration of Hammerheads

Hinds, Torres, and Vellojín all collect three-hit, multi-RBI games, as Daytona cruises to a rout
September 11, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. — After being held to just two runs on 11 hits the previous two nights, the Tortugas' offense broke out in a big way on Saturday. Daytona sent all nine hitters to the plate in two separate frames — including a five-run first — in a 12-2 throttling

Hammerheads hold Tortugas in check during rain-shortened affair

Daytona breaks up no-hit and shutout bid in the sixth before game is called after seven due to rain, lightning
September 10, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. — Making just his third professional start, RHP Gabe Bierman dominated from the onset for the Hammerheads. The 22-year-old struck out a career-high 10 over 5.0 no-hit innings, as Jupiter jolted the Daytona Tortugas, 7-1, in a rain-shortened, seven-inning affair at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium on Friday night.

Jupiter jumps over Daytona, 7-1

Wolforth's season-high-tying three hits no match for Jupiter's offense outburst on Thursday
September 9, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. — 1B Garrett Wolforth picked up a season-high-matching three hits and drove in a run, but Jupiter scored seven-straight tallies from the bottom of the first on, as the Hammerheads bested the Daytona Tortugas, 7-1, on Thursday night at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. For the third-straight game, Daytona

Daytona dominates early, holds on to defeat Jupiter, 6-4

Tortugas jump out to early 5-0 advantage, hold off late Hammerheads push to return to .500
September 8, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. — Daytona jumped out to a 5-0 lead after three-and-a-half-innings on Wednesday but watched as Jupiter trimmed it to one in the eighth. The Tortugas snatched an insurance run in the ninth and befuddled the Hammerheads in the bottom half of the frame to snap a brief two-game

Tortugas unable to complete five-run comeback in Jupiter

Vellojín picks up three hits, clubs game-tying home run, but Daytona can't come all the way back from five down
September 7, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. — Trailing 6-1 going to the sixth inning, Daytona had a lot of work to do to climb out of the hole. The Tortugas rallied for one in that frame and four more in the seventh to tie it, but C Paul McIntosh's go-ahead solo home run in

Mussels manhandle Tortugas in 2021 home finale, 10-2

Daytona returns to .500, as Fort Myers salvages final game of six-contest series
September 5, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After jumping over the .500 mark for the first time since May 29 with Saturday's win, the Mighty Mussels dampened the Tortugas home finale on Sunday evening. Fort Myers put up 10 runs in the first six frames and cruised to a 10-2 win over Daytona

Tortugas and Mighty Mussels suspended on Thursday

Daytona and Fort Myers to resume Thursday’s game at 5 p.m. on Friday; 7-inning nightcap to follow
September 2, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Due to inclement weather and lightning, Thursday evening’s contest between the Daytona Tortugas and Fort Myers Mighty Mussels at Jackie Robinson Ballpark has been suspended in the bottom of the third inning. When the game resumes on Friday, Daytona will have a man at second and

Tortugas Care Foundation launches #ForThe386 Mega Raffle to celebrate record year

Nonprofit has raised more than $47,000 through raffles for local charities so far this season
September 2, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Tortugas Care Foundation on Thursday announced a #ForThe386 Mega 50/50 Raffle to celebrate a record-breaking year of fundraising for local charitable causes. The foundation, a nonprofit philanthropic organization of the Daytona Tortugas professional baseball team, has already generated $47,445 through its raffles this season with

Vellojín's offense, defense vault Daytona to fourth-straight win

Catcher reaches base four times, drives in winning run, throws out base stealer to seal 3-2 victory
September 1, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Looking for their fourth-straight victory, C Daniel Vellojín proved to be a force of nature. The 21-year-old reached base four times, drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth, and threw out a base stealer to end it in the ninth, as the Daytona Tortugas topped

Tortugas ride five-run first to resounding 9-1 win over Mussels

De La Cruz and Hinds each record multi-extra-base-hit and multi-RBI efforts in Daytona rout
August 31, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After scoring six runs in the ninth inning on Sunday, the Tortugas picked up right where they left off on Tuesday. Daytona scored five runs in the bottom of the first and went on to defeat the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels, 9-1, in front of 1,660

Pitching propels Daytona to extra-inning victory, 3-2

Tortugas score on a wild pitch, sacrifice fly, and ground out, but snatch one-run win in St. Lucie
August 28, 2021

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — In a tightly contested, back-and-forth affair, it was Daytona who pounced last. The Tortugas shuffled their automatic runner across in the top of the 10th and stranded the tying run at third in the bottom half, securing a 3-2 victory over the St. Lucie Mets

'Tugas can't complete late rally, fall to Mets, 5-3

Hinds records second-straight multi-hit game, Thompson pokes first career homer in defeat
August 27, 2021

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Behind 5-0 going to the eighth inning, Daytona scratched and clawed their way back into the contest, bringing the go-ahead run to the plate in the top of the ninth. The fabulous comeback effort fell short, though, as the St. Lucie Mets hung on to

Bob Ross Night 4.0, Vaccine Drive, Fireworks part of 'Tugas season-ending homestand

Thirsty Thursday, First Responders & Health Care Heroes Night also part of final six games of 2021 home slate
August 27, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Daytona Tortugas open their final homestand of the 2021 regular season on Tuesday, August 31, against the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels, the Single-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. Among the highlights are a Bob Ross Night 4.0 extravaganza on Saturday, a Vaccination Drive on Wednesday,