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Pitching, Willems will Tortugas to 1-0 victory

Solo home run backs combined shutout from Franco, Boatman, and Abril
July 31, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — 2B Jonathan Willems' solo home run in the third inning was more than enough offense for Daytona on Sunday afternoon. RHPs José Franco, Dennis Boatman, and Juan Abril combined on a four-hit shutout as the Tortugas blanked the Jupiter Hammerheads, 1-0, at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Scoreless

'Tugas topple Cardinals with four-hit shutout, 3-0

Petty, Boatman, and Holt combine on Daytona's eighth blanking of the year
July 24, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — RHP Chase Petty induced three more double plays — giving him a Florida State League-leading 10 on the year — while RHP Dennis Boatman and RHP Owen Holt permitted only two baserunners out of the bullpen. The trio led the Daytona Tortugas to a shutout over

Eruption in eighth elevates 'Tugas over Redbirds, 5-4

Daytona scores three runs on four hits, capped by Astudillo's go-ahead single
July 2, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — Daytona sent eight hitters to the plate and tallied three runs on four hits in the eighth inning. This enabled the Tortugas to erase a two-run deficit and topple the Palm Beach Cardinals, 5-4, on Saturday night at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. CF Fidel Castro (2-5, R,

Tortugas trample Hammerheads in series opener, 9-5

Jack Rogers reaches base five times to help Daytona capture fourth-straight win
June 21, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — 1B Jack Rogers reached base five times and tied a career-best with three hits, as the Daytona Tortugas captured their fourth-straight victory with a 9-5 triumph over the Jupiter Hammerheads in front of 1,793 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Jupiter (33-29) snatched an early lead, picking

Career-bests highlight Tortugas' 10-6 win over Mussels

Ibarra and Allen set career-bests in hits, while Astudillo drives in a career-high four
June 9, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In a topsy turvy affair, it was Daytona who would emerge victorious. DH Ruben Ibarra and CF Jay Allen II set or tied a career-high in hits, while C Wilfred Astudillo posted a career-best four RBI in the Tortugas' 10-6 triumph over the Fort Myers Mighty

Tortugas tame Blue Jays in 7-5 victory

Daytona limited to two hits, but still emerge with second-straight win
May 18, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Despite being held to two hits throughout the game, Daytona took advantage of the opportunities afforded to them. The Tortugas utilized 10 walks and two hit-by-pitches to their advantage, as Daytona defeated the Dunedin Blue Jays, 7-5, in front of 940 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark

Tortugas erase three-run deficit to earn series victory over Marauders

Steiger extends multi-hit streak to four, drives in two; Confidan homers, as Daytona wins 7-5
April 23, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After being held to no runs and two hits through the first four innings, Daytona's offense broke out in a big way over their final four trips to the plate. The Tortugas scored at least one run in each of those frames and erased a three-run

Pitching propels Daytona to shutout victory over Bradenton, 3-0

Javi Rivera, Tanner Cooper, and Dennis Boatman combine on four-hit blanking of defending Florida State League champs
April 19, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Back in their own confines, Daytona's pitching was on top of their game. RHP Javi Rivera twirled four shutout frames in his first professional start and RHPs Tanner Cooper and Dennis Boatman took the baton from there. The trio combined on a four-hit shutout, as the

Daytona dances past Palm Beach in extras, 3-2

Tortugas come from behind twice to snag victory in first road game of the season
April 12, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — Trailing 1-0 entering the sixth and 2-1 going into the eighth, the Tortugas stormed back. SS Gus Steiger crossed the dish on a wild pitch in the top of the 10th and Daytona never looked back, toppling the Palm Beach Cardinals, 3-2, on Tuesday night at Roger