'Tugas set single-season attendance record in abrupt finale

Daytona surpasses previous high set in 2015 in season-finale loss to St. Lucie

On Thursday evening, the Daytona Tortugas set a new franchise record for single-season attendance at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. In 2019, Daytona welcomed 137,570 fans, surpassing the previous mark set in 2015. (Aldrin Capulong)

By Justin Rocke | August 29, 2019 11:45 PM ET

On Thursday night, the Daytona Tortugas set a new franchise record for single-season attendance with 137,570 fans welcomed at Jackie Robinson Ballpark during the 2019 season. However, the St. Lucie Mets won the abrupt season-finale by a final of 3-0 in front of a crowd of 2,394.

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Remainder of Tortugas, FSL season cancelled due to Hurricane Dorian

Tickets for this weekend's scheduled games can be redeemed for any 2020 Tortugas' home game

By Justin Rocke | August 29, 2019 2:03 PM ET

The Florida State League has announced on Thursday afternoon that following Thursday evening's slate of games across the league - including the Daytona Tortugas' series-finale against the St. Lucie Mets - the remainder of the 2019 regular season - as well as the entire postseason - has been cancelled as a result of Hurricane Dorian's impending landfall in Florida this weekend.

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Daytona rallies again, stay in playoff hunt with walk-off

Tortugas erase deficit for third-straight night, top St. Lucie in extras, 3-2

CF Lorenzo Cedrola's grounder with the bases loaded lead to a throwing error that scored the game's tying and winning runs, as the Daytona Tortugas rallied to defeat the St. Lucie Mets, 3-2, in 10 innings in front of 2,377 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Wednesday night. (Aldrin Capulong)

By Justin Rocke | August 29, 2019 12:09 AM ET

Staring defeat in the face, the Daytona Tortugas rallied for two runs in the bottom of the 10th inning to complete their third-consecutive comeback against the St. Lucie Mets with a 3-2 triumph in front of 2,377 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Wednesday night.

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Clementina clobbers Mets in comeback, 6-5

22-year-old collects four hits, homers, as Daytona rallies for second-straight night

C Hendrik Clementina garnered four hits - including a colossal home run - and drove in two, as the Daytona Tortugas rallied to defeat the St. Lucie Mets, 6-5, in front of 1,858 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Tuesday night. (Aldrin Capulong)

By Justin Rocke | August 27, 2019 11:26 PM ET

For the second-straight night, Daytona completed a comeback, as the Tortugas rallied from four down to sink the St. Lucie Mets, 6-5, in front of 1,858 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Tuesday evening.

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García, 'Tugas come from seven down to stun Mets, 11-8

Daytona eliminate 8-1 deficit to top St. Lucie with eight-run eighth

SS José García demolished a go-ahead, three-run home run to complete Daytona's eight-run comeback, as the Tortugas stunned the St. Lucie Mets, 11-8, in front of 1,386 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Monday night. (Aldrin Capulong)

By Justin Rocke | August 26, 2019 11:42 PM ET

Trailing 8-1 going to the bottom of the seventh, Daytona rallied for 10-consecutive runs - including eight in the eighth - as the Tortugas stunned the St. Lucie Mets, 11-8, in front of 1,386 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Monday night.

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José García named FSL Player of the Week

21-year-old shortstop slashes .500/.571/.708 en route to second weekly award of career

By Justin Rocke | August 26, 2019 2:35 PM ET

The Florida State League announced Monday that Daytona Tortugas SS José García has been named the circuit's Player of the Week for August 19-25. It is the first time a Daytona position player has been recognized by the league since 1B Ibandel Isabel was honored from August 6-12, 2018.

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'Tugas open final regular season homestand on Monday

Belly Buster Monday, Interfaith & Community Night, Thirsty Thursday highlights four-game series

By Justin Rocke | August 26, 2019 10:24 AM ET

The Daytona Tortugas return home to open up the final homestand of the regular season on Monday, August 26, as they welcome the St. Lucie Mets, the High-A affiliate of the New York Mets, to Jackie Robinson Ballpark for a four-game series. Among the highlights of the set is a Belly Buster Monday, Interfaith and Community Night on Tuesday, a Wishful Wednesday, and a Thirsty Thursday.

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Daytona's bats catch fire, burn Bradenton, 10-3

Clementina homers, Mount drives in three, as 'Tugas win final road game

RF Drew Mount doubled and tied a season-high with three runs batted in, as the Daytona Tortugas throttled the Bradenton Marauders, 10-3, on Sunday afternoon at LECOM Park. (Aldrin Capulong)

By Justin Rocke | August 25, 2019 5:34 PM ET

Hendrik Clementina clobbered a two-run home run, while Drew Mount tied a season-high with three RBI, as the Daytona Tortugas throttled the Bradenton Marauders, 10-3, in their final road game of the regular season on Sunday afternoon at LECOM Park.

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Bradenton, rain rattle Daytona, 9-3

Marauders score nine in first two innings before rain halts game in seventh

SS José García registered three hits - including a home run - and drove in a pair, but the Bradenton Marauders mashed their way past the Daytona Tortugas, 9-3, in a rain-shortened, seven-inning contest on Saturday night at LECOM Park. (Aldrin Capulong)

By Justin Rocke | August 24, 2019 11:00 PM ET

José García continued his red-hot August with three more hits, but Bradenton scored five in the first and four in the second, as the Marauders defeated the Daytona Tortugas, 9-3, in a seven-inning, rain-shortened contest on Saturday night at LECOM Park.

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Martin mashes Bradenton past Daytona, 5-1

20-year-old clubs a pair of homers, drives in three, as Tortugas drop opener

2B Alejo López collected three hits and scored a run, but the Bradenton Marauders slugged past the Daytona Tortugas, 5-1, on Friday night at LECOM Park. (Aldrin Capulong)

By Justin Rocke | August 23, 2019 9:54 PM ET

Mason Martin launched a pair of solo home runs and drove in three total tallies, as the Bradenton Marauders mashed their way past the Daytona Tortugas, 5-1, on Friday night at LECOM Park.

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