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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

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 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

Six-run ninth pushes Tortugas to series split with Mets

Rece Hinds collects his first career multi-home run game, as Daytona bests St. Lucie, 9-6
August 29, 2021

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — After watching an early three-run lead evaporate, Daytona did not bow their heads. Instead, they responded with authority. Thanks to six runs in the top of the ninth and a multi-home run performance by DH Rece Hinds, the Tortugas held their ground and defeated the

'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

Hendrick, Hinds homers help Tortugas hop into win column

Austin and Rece combine for four hits, three extra-base knocks, and four RBI in Daytona triumph
August 25, 2021

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — After going hitless in his first game back, 3B Rece Hinds announced his return in a big way on Wednesday afternoon. The 20-year-old doubled, homered, and drove in a pair, as the Daytona Tortugas plastered three home runs en route to a 9-5 victory over

Walks weigh down Tortugas, Mets take series finale

Daniel Vellojín extends on-base streak to 12 games, as Daytona settles for series split
May 30, 2021

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Despite jumping out to an early 2-0 lead, the Tortugas could not manage to snag one last victory to close out the road trip. The Mets scored six in the first and sixth innings, as St. Lucie defeated Daytona, 15-3, on Sunday afternoon at Clover

Big innings highlight twinbill split for 'Tugas

Four-run third guides Daytona in game one; Mets utilize five-run third in game two
May 29, 2021

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Crooked numbers in the third were the theme of Saturday's twinbill, as the Daytona Tortugas pushed four across in the frame to snatch game one, 5-3. In the nightcap, the St. Lucie Mets shuffled across five in their portion of the third, leading to a

Callihan calibrates Daytona offense in 9-4 victory

Neptune Beach, Fla. native picks up three hits, including a homer, as 'Tugas best Mets
May 27, 2021

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - 2B Tyler Callihan deposited the second pitch of the ballgame over the fence in left for a home run, as part of a three-hit, two-RBI performance. He and LF Wendell Marrero combined for six hits in the Daytona Tortugas' 9-4 victory over the St. Lucie

Back-to-back blasts not enough for Daytona in 4-3 defeat

Gus Steiger and Rece Hinds each go deep in ninth, but bases-loaded walks derail comeback
May 26, 2021

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Trailing by a run headed to the ninth inning, Daytona utilized the long ball to first tie the contest and then take the lead. However, the comeback was short-lived as a pair of bases-loaded walks in the bottom of the frame allowed the St. Lucie

Triana, Tortugas walk to comeback over Mets, 14-9

21-year-old reaches base five times, drives in four, as Daytona takes opener
May 25, 2021

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Behind by five after an inning, Mets RHP Noah Syndergaard — making his second rehab start with the club — was removed with an apparent injury. The Tortugas responded by drawing 15 walks and scoring 14 of the game’s final 18 tallies, as Daytona defeated

'Tugas decimate Mets in restart; fall in extras in nightcap

Daytona tallies 15 runs and 13 hits in opening win; St. Lucie takes game two pitchers’ duel
May 14, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - On Thursday night, two ballgames could not have had two more different outcomes. Continuing Wednesday’s suspended affair, the Tortugas blasted 13 hits en route to a 15-2 dismantling. St. Lucie Mets pitching out-dueled Daytona in the nightcap, winning an eight-inning affair, 2-0, in front of 1,058

McGarry's power, Hinds' speed lead 'Tugas to series win

Each delivers home runs — one an inside-the-parker — as Daytona wins third-straight
May 9, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. - Following a four home run performance on Saturday, Daytona utilized the four-bagger again on Sunday. LF Alex McGarry homered conventionally in the fourth and DH Rece Hinds rapped an inside-the-parker in the fifth, as the Tortugas bested the Palm Beach Cardinals, 7-3, at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium.

Late-game miscues aid 'Tugas in twinbill split with Cards

Daytona scores four in the seventh to take nightcap, 5-2; Drop opener, 3-1
May 7, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. - Thursday's rainout appeared to dampen the lumber, as neither Daytona nor Palm Beach's offense was particularly potent throughout Friday's doubleheader. However, the Tortugas took advantage of three errors in the seventh to rally and win game two, 5-2, after the Cardinals captured game one, 3-1, at Roger

Eight-run ninth propels 'Tugas to first victory, 12-4

Rece Hinds and Allan Cerda unite for 5-for-10 day with 3 RBI in rout of Cardinals
May 5, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. - Following a gut-wrenching defeat on Tuesday night, 3B Rece Hinds and Allan Cerda combined to score four runs on five hits — including three for extra bases — and drove in three more tallies, as the Daytona Tortugas emerged victorious for the first time since August 28,