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Tortugas Walked Off in Ten for Second Straight Night

Daytona has now dropped three of four to open trip
August 25, 2023

FT. MYERS, FL—For a second night in a row, the Daytona Tortugas suffered extra-inning heartbreak at the hands of the Ft. Myers Mighty Mussels as Ft. Myers walked off 3-2 in ten innings on Friday night at Hammond Stadium. Ft. Myers (25-27, 59-59) has now taken three of the first

Tortugas Walk Off in Ten to Take Series

Big homer, big outs, patience at the plate pay off in win
August 6, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Yerlin Confidan blasted his second homer in as many nights, Joseph Menefee fired 3.0 clutch scoreless innings late, and the Daytona Tortugas walked off the St. Lucie Mets 5-4 in ten innings in the series finale Sunday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (15-19, 44-55) earned their first series

Big Bats, Strong Start Lead Charge as Tortugas Snap Skid With Resounding Rout

Daytona starts off series with 11-2 blowout
August 1, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Sal Stewart and Cam Collier each ripped three hits, Arij Fransen turned in 5.0 strong innings to earn the win, and the Daytona Tortugas won going away, snapping a six-game skid with an 11-2 rout of the St. Lucie Mets Tuesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (12-17, 41-53)

Stewart Reaches Four Times, but 'Tugas Fade Late in Loss

Lakeland breaks seventh-inning deadlock as bullpen woes continue
July 26, 2023

LAKELAND, FL—Sal Stewart reached base four times and drove in a pair of runs, but the Lakeland Flying Tigers broke a tie with a trio of seventh-inning runs to take a 6-3 victory on Wednesday night at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium. Lakeland (17-9, 43-48) earned their third straight

Stewart's Homer Extends Streak, but Tortugas Drop Fourth Straight

Daytona held to six hits in third loss to open series
July 6, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Sal Stewart swatted his eighth home run of the season, but the Daytona Tortugas were held to just six hits as the Bradenton Marauders came out victorious, 4-2 on Thursday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Bradenton (8-4, 42-34) quieted the Tortuga offense as Daytona (7-5, 36-41) dropped their fourth

Tortugas Rally in Ninth, Tenth to Walk-off Hammerheads 

June 18, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—The Daytona Tortugas rallied from a run down in both the ninth and tenth innings as a walk-off hit from Michel Triana sent Daytona past the Jupiter Hammerheads 4-3 on Sunday evening at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (28-35) ended the series the way it began: with a ten-inning walk-off,

Tortugas Quieted in Shutout Loss as Hammerheads Even Series

Daytona held to just three hits in 7-0 defeat
June 14, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—The Daytona Tortugas were held to just three hits and the Jupiter Hammerheads broke the game open with a five-run seventh as the Tortugas were blanked 7-0 on Wednesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Jupiter (32-27) controlled the game from the start, evening the series as Daytona (25-34) was

Rodriguez, Collier, Stewart Power Tortuga Bats to 9-5 Victory

Offense carries Daytona within one win of a series victory
May 27, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Hector Rodriguez homered and finished a triple shy of the cycle, Cam Collier homered as well, and Sal Stewart drove in three runs to lead the Daytona Tortugas to a 9-5 victory over the Lakeland Flying Tigers. Daytona (19-25) is now assured of at least a split of the

Collier and Rodriguez Go Deep in Tortugas Loss

Daytona drops series opener against Palm Beach
May 2, 2023

JUPITER, FL—Cam Collier and Hector Rodriguez both launched home runs, but the Palm Beach Cardinals scored nine runs over a four-inning stretch to defeat the Daytona Tortugas 9-5 on Tuesday night at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Palm Beach (12-10) erased a 3-0 deficit as Daytona (8-14) fell for the 14th

Hunter's Homer, Balcazar's Big Night Lift Tortugas to Win

Tortugas rally for victory after letting lead slip away
April 26, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Leo Balcazar had three hits and three RBI and Cade Hunter swatted a tie-breaking home run in the eighth inning as the Daytona Tortugas weathered a rocky eighth inning to defeat the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels, 7-5 to even the series. Daytona (7-10) lost a big lead late for

Almonte, Balcazar Key Big 7th Frame in Streak-Busting Win

Five-run seventh critical in comeback to snap eight-game skid
April 22, 2023

BRADENTON, FL—Ariel Almonte crushed his first home run of the season and Leo Balcazar lined a clutch go-ahead single to highlight a five-run seventh as the Daytona Tortugas rallied for a 6-4 win on Saturday night at LECOM Park. Daytona (6-8) snapped an eight-game losing streak, their longest since 2017,

Rodriguez, Valdez's Longballs Lead Strong All-Around Victory

Big bats, stingy pitching guide win in home opener
April 11, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH, FL—Hector Rodriguez and Malvin Valdez homered, Ariel Almonte drove in three runs, and Sal Stewart stroked three hits as the Daytona Tortugas opened up their home slate with a 9-2 rout over the Palm Beach Cardinals. Daytona (4-0) continues their best start since 2011 as they held Palm

Tortugas Start Season With 11-Inning Win

Daytona wins back-and-forth thriller to kick off '23 campaign
April 7, 2023

Despite letting a four-run lead evaporate, Cam Collier reached base five times with three RBI and Leo Balcazar homered and drove in the go-ahead run as the Daytona Tortugas rallied late to edge the St. Lucie Mets 7-6 in 11 innings to open the 2023 season. Daytona (1-0) tied the

'Tugas and Tarpons split Tuesday twinbill

Edwin Arroyo picks up three hits, drives in four runs over pair of contests
September 7, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — SS Edwin Arroyo picked up multiple RBIs in both ends of the doubleheader, as the Daytona Tortugas captured the suspended game from July 17, 5-0, while the Tampa Tarpons took game two, 7-6, in front of 1,476 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Tuesday night. After