Tortugas announce 12-week charitable donation campaign

Team giving back to thank community for its support

January 17, 2020 5:24 PM ET

The Daytona Tortugas have announced a 12-week campaign of charitable donations to give back to the community that has stood steadfastly with the team in its quest to keep affiliated professional baseball at historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach.

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Tortugas announce front office promotions and new hires

Austin Scher promoted to assistant general manager; Cecil, Rathbun, and Vickers also promoted

By Justin Rocke | December 20, 2019 2:11 PM ET

"We're in the memory-making business and that starts with developing and cultivating talented individuals. We have been blessed to have some great people within our organization and unbelievably proud of the growth that these individuals have shown over the past several years," said Tortugas president Ryan Keur.

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Tortugas to host 2020 Florida State League All-Star Game

Daytona set to host FSL's mid-summer classic for first time since 2007 as part of "ALL-STAR SEASON"

By Justin Rocke | November 20, 2019 1:30 PM ET

The Daytona Tortugas - in conjunction with the Florida State League - announced on Wednesday afternoon that, as a part of the organization's All-Star season, they will host the 2020 FSL All-Star Game at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.

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Daytona Tortugas announce new manager, 2020 Field Staff

14-year MLB veteran Dick Schofield takes over as manager; Alex Peláez and Tom Brown return

By Justin Rocke | November 14, 2019 10:41 AM ET

On Thursday, the Cincinnati Reds announced their minor league coaching staff assignments for the upcoming 2020 campaign. Dick Schofield, a 14-year Major League veteran, will serve as the team's manager for the upcoming campaign. Fellow newcomer, Darren Bragg, who had an 11-year MLB career, takes over as the team's bench coach. Tom Brown and Alex Peláez are set to return as the Tortugas' pitching and hitting coaches, respectively.

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'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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