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De La Cruz, Boyle earn starring roles for Reds

Big prospects put up eye-catching numbers to reach Double-A
@JesseABorek
November 7, 2022

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Ashcraft ready to recharge Big Red machine

Righty leading the next wave of young talent headed to Cincinnati
@RobTnova24
November 5, 2021

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Allan Cerda named Low-A Southeast Postseason All-Star

Tortugas outfielder ranks among league leaders in home runs and extra-base hits to earn league recognition
October 8, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Minor League Baseball announced on Friday that Daytona Tortugas OF Allan Cerda has been named a Low-A Southeast Postseason All-Star outfielder. It is the first postseason honor in the 21-year-old’s professional career and his second Low-A Southeast award of the season after being named the circuit’s

Tortugas step on throttle, pummel Palm Beach, 11-4

Ibarra drives in career-high three, Cerda homers for fourth time in five games in Daytona rout
August 19, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Already having their best offensive month of the season, the Tortugas continued that trend on Thursday night. 1B Ruben Ibarra reached base four times and drove in three, while CF Allan Cerda homered for the fourth time in five games, as Daytona dominated the Palm Beach

Leo leads the way, as 'Tugas snap small skid, 6-1

Seminati homers for third-straight game, as Daytona ends three-contest slide
August 18, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Looking to snap a brief three-game slide, 1B Leo Seminati ignited the offense in the sixth. His two-run home run was the first of three long balls for Daytona, as the Tortugas tripped up the Palm Beach Cardinals, 6-1, in front of 889 fans at Jackie

Sour Sunday sees Daytona drop a pair to Jupiter

Cerda's two-homer finale not enough, as Jupiter takes suspended game, 3-0, win nightcap in extras, 9-8
August 15, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Tortugas appeared on their way to a series victory before things went awry. After dropping the opener, Saturday's suspended game, 3-0, Daytona held a 7-1 lead going into the fourth of game two. However, the Jupiter Hammerheads rallied to stun the 'Tugas in eight innings,

Hammerheads take a bite out of 'Tugas, 8-1

Allan Cerda picks up two more hits, drives in a run, but Jupiter cruises past Daytona
August 11, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — CF Allan Cerda picked up two more hits and drove in a tally, but Jupiter's LHP Daxton Fulton and two relievers shut down Daytona's offense, as the Hammerheads throttled the Tortugas, 8-1, in front of 1,043 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Wednesday night. Scoreless through

Allan Cerda recognized as Low-A Southeast Player of the Week

21-year-old posts second career multi-homer game, drives in seven while in Lakeland
August 9, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Minor League Baseball announced on Monday that Daytona Tortugas CF Allan Cerda has been named the Low-A Southeast Player of the Week 14 (Aug. 2-8). The 21-year-old is the first Daytona player to be honored with a weekly award this season. Cerda is just the first

'Tugas club three homers in rain-shortened 8-5 win

Daytona gets back to .500 thanks to a pair of homers from Allan Cerda in 8-plus inning affair
August 6, 2021

LAKELAND, Fla. — Daytona smashed some rainmakers in the first half of the ballgame only for Mother Nature to bring the biggest rainmaker of them all. The Tortugas walloped three home runs — including two from CF Allan Cerda — before the game was called due to rain and unplayable

Daytona hangs on to win in 10 over Lakeland, 4-3

Johnson picks up two more hits, Cerda delivers go-ahead single in 10th, as Daytona reaches 40 wins
August 5, 2021

LAKELAND, Fla. — Daytona watched as their once three-run lead evaporated in the ninth inning, but it did not discourage them. CF Allan Cerda's go-ahead single in the top of the 10th proved to be the difference, as the Tortugas held off the Lakeland Flying Tigers, 4-3, in 10 innings

Lantigua lifts Daytona to winner's circle over Lakeland

Danny Lantigua picks up three hits, homers, as Tortugas topple Tigers, 6-3
August 4, 2021

LAKELAND, Fla. — After a 45-minute delay at the start due to rain, Daytona decided to smash a few rainmakers themselves. RF Austin Hendrick and DH Danny Lantigua each clubbed multi-RBI home runs, as the Daytona Tortugas usurped the Lakeland Flying Tigers, 6-3, on Wednesday night at Joker Marchant Stadium.

Daytona's late push falls short in opener against Lakeland

Cerda picks up three hits, falls triple shy of cycle, as Tortugas can't complete comeback in opener
August 3, 2021

LAKELAND, Fla. — Trailing 6-0 after five innings, Daytona refused to lay down and rallied to bring the tying run to the plate in the sixth, seventh, and ninth innings, but could not complete the comeback, as the Lakeland Flying Tigers defeated the Tortugas, 6-4, on Tuesday night at Joker

Bonnin, Daytona whiff 15, batter St. Lucie, 8-2

Bryce Bonnin lowers ERA to 0.95, strikes out nine, as 'Tugas roll past Mets
July 30, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — RHP Bryce Bonnin continued his outstanding month of July, striking out nine hitters over 5.0 scoreless innings, as the Daytona Tortugas trampled the St. Lucie Mets, 8-2, in front of 1,272 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Friday night. Daytona (37-39) made sure Bonnin was given

Tortugas and Mets split Thursday doubleheader

Allan Cerda extends on-base streak to 12, as 'Tugas snag game one, 4-3, drop nightcap, 4-1
July 30, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — CF Allan Cerda continued his recent tear at the plate, extending his on-base streak to 12 games and registering an RBI in both ends of the twinbill, as the Daytona Tortugas rallied to capture game one, 4-3, while the St. Lucie Mets snared the nightcap, 4-1,

Tortugas shine bright in series-opening win over Mets

Christian Roa sets career-highs in innings pitched and strikeouts, as Tortugas win fourth-straight at home
July 28, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After an hour and 25-minute delay at the beginning due to uncooperative stadium lights, the Tortugas played lights out. RHP Christian Roa set career-highs in innings pitched (5.0) and strikeouts (8) en route to his first Daytona victory, as the Tortugas scratched out a 7-2 win

Mussels muscle walk-off against 'Tugas in finale

Allan Cerda and Austin Hendrick record multi-hit games, but Jesús Feliz's home run in the ninth the difference
July 25, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Daytona rallied to tie the game after trailing by three at two separate points of the ballgame, but could not complete the comeback. 1B Jesús Feliz hit the second pitch in the bottom of the ninth for a walk-off home run, as the Fort Myers Mighty

Bonnin blazes Tortugas past Mussels in combined three-hitter

Bryce Bonnin K's seven over five one-hit innings, as Daytona captures another road victory
July 24, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. — RHP Bryce Bonnin continued his incredible start to his professional career, tossing 5.0 shutout and one-hit innings, as the Daytona Tortugas pieced together a 4-1 victory over the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels on Saturday night at Hammond Stadium. Daytona (34-37) jumped out to an early advantage

Marrero mashes Tortugas to victory, 7-1

Wendell records first career mutli-homer game, as 'Tugas clock three dingers for third-straight game
July 21, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. — For the third-straight game, Daytona cracked a trio of home runs — two courtesy of LF Wendell Marrero — as the Tortugas powered their way to a 7-1 victory against the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels on Wednesday night at Hammond Stadium. Fort Myers (37-31) jumped out

Walks drown Daytona in eighth, 8-7

Austin Hendrick, Allan Cerda, Leo Seminati leave the yard in excruciating defeat
July 20, 2021

FORT MYERS, Fla. — RF Austin Hendrick ripped a double and clocked a two-run home run, as part of a three-homer day for Daytona, but the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels scored six runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat the Daytona Tortugas, 8-7, on Tuesday night at

Cerda catapults Daytona to series split, 8-4

Allan Cerda, Justin Gomez, and Daniel Vellojín go deep to down Bradenton on Sunday
July 18, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — CF Allan Cerda smashed a towering two-run home run to start the scoring and finished the day with a pair of knocks and three batted in, as the Daytona Tortugas earned a series split with an 8-4 victory over the Bradenton Marauders in front of 1,367

'Tugas opener in Bradenton suspended after four innings

Game will resume at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, tied at two in the fifth; 7-inning nightcap will follow
June 8, 2021

BRADENTON, Fla. - After a 50-minute delay due to lightning and inclement weather, Tuesday’s evening’s contest between the Daytona Tortugas and Bradenton Marauders was suspended after the conclusion of the fourth inning. The contest will resume in the top of the fifth at 5 p.m. on Wednesday with the game

Threshers takedown Tortugas in finale, 10-4

Reyny Reyes and Allan Cerda each homer as part of multi-hit performances
June 6, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - CF Allan Cerda and 3B Reyny Reyes each picked up two hits, including a home run, but it was not enough for Daytona on Sunday evening. Clearwater banged out eight extra-base knocks, as the Threshers defeated the Tortugas, 10-4, in front of 1,230 fans at Jackie

Tortugas erase seven-run deficit, but Threshers prevail in 10

Daytona rallies from 7-0 down to force extras, fall to Clearwater, 10-9
June 6, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Trailing 7-0 going to the bottom of the sixth, Daytona rallied for seven consecutive runs to force extra innings. However, a two-run home run from CF Johan Rojas in the top of the 10th proved to be the difference, as the Clearwater Threshers hung on to

Gutiérrez guts Daytona in tenth; Threshers take opener

Michel Triana picks up two hits, four arms combine to whiff 13 in defeat
June 1, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Tortugas received yet another sparkling pitching performance in their own confines, but it was an RBI single from Threshers C Abrahan Gutiérrez that decided the game. The run-scoring knock in the 10th was the ultimate blow, as Clearwater crept past Daytona, 2-1, in front of

Three-run fifth derails Daytona in 3-1 loss to Jupiter

Tortugas’ Carson Rudd strikes out seven over four innings in no-decision
May 23, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - After Saturday’s no-hitter, pitching stole the show again on Sunday. However, it was Jupiter who did the out-dueling, as the Hammerheads squeezed past the Daytona Tortugas, 3-1, in front of 917 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. RHP Carson Rudd (4.0 IP, 2 H, BB, 7 SO)