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Five-run sixth sends Daytona to 7-4 win over Lakeland

Arroyo and Jones drive in two, Ascanio ties career-high with three hits
August 14, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — C Hayden Jones clubbed a two-run home run as part of a five-run sixth inning, while 2B Johnny Ascanio tallied a career-high-tying three hits, as the Daytona Tortugas out slugged the Lakeland Flying Tigers, 7-4, in front of 1,136 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Sunday

'Tugas and Tigers split Saturday twinbill

Daytona captures suspended game from Friday, 4-1; Lakeland snares nightcap, 5-3
August 13, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After inclement weather prohibited Friday night's game from reaching its conclusion, rain would not halt Saturday evening's festivities. The Daytona Tortugas captured the suspended contest, 4-1, while the Lakeland Flying Tigers scored three in the seventh to win game two, 5-3, in front of 1,338 fans

Three homers ignite Tortugas to two-hit victory over Tigers

Benschoter, Moore, Gonzalez III, and Mey overpower Lakeland in 7-1 win
August 10, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After an 11-run defeat on Tuesday night, the Tortugas flipped the script 24 hours later. Daytona blasted three solo home runs, while RHPs Sam Benschoter, Andrew Moore, Alberto Gonzalez III, and Luis Mey combined on a two-hitter in a 7-1 rout of the Lakeland Flying Tigers

Creal's multi-homer game not enough in Tortugas' extra-inning loss

Daytona's centerfielder's first career two-homer game squandered in 8-7 defeat to Mets
August 5, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — CF Ashton Creal pounded a pair of solo home runs in the contest's first half, as Daytona held early advantages of 6-0 and 7-2. However, St. Lucie rallied to tie it in the eighth and walked it off on a throwing error in the 10th,

Allen, Arroyo astound, deliver 5-3 Daytona win

Pair of teenagers score and drive in a combined three runs in 'Tugas triumph
August 4, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — SS Edwin Arroyo picked a grand time for his first hit in the Cincinnati Reds organization. The 18-year-old's two-run double put Daytona ahead for good in the seventh, as he and CF Jay Allen II ignited the Tortugas to a 5-3 victory over the St.

Three-run eighth sends St. Lucie over Daytona, 4-2

Jones hammers home run, Acuña shines in organizational debut
August 2, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — DH Hayden Jones continued his recent tear with a two-run home run, while RHP José Acuña yielded just one unearned run over five innings in his organizational debut for Daytona. However, St. Lucie scored three unearned runs in the eighth, as the Mets defeated the

Hammerheads hop over Tortugas, 5-3

Sebastian Almonte and Yassel Pino drive in runs in Daytona's defeat
July 30, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — SS Sebastian Almonte and 1B Yassel Pino each registered an RBI, but it was not enough offense to overtake Jupiter and RHP Gabe Bierman. The Indiana University alum punched out eight over a career-high seven innings, as the Hammerheads collected a 5-3 victory over the Daytona Tortugas

Hammerheads take pair of contests from Tortugas

Jupiter wins suspended game from Tuesday, 4-3; capture seven-inning finale, 5-0
July 28, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — After an extra-day hiatus, baseball returned to its normal schedule on Thursday evening. Both teams traded runs in the seventh inning, as Jupiter snagged the suspended game from Tuesday night, 4-3, while Hammerheads' pitching limited Daytona to one hit in the finale, as the Tortugas fell, 5-0,

'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

Cardinals corral Tortugas in opener, 9-8

Trautwein and Leyton power home runs, but Daytona can't complete comeback
July 22, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In a game of runs, it was Palm Beach who was able to emerge victorious. Palm Beach erased an early four-run deficit, but Daytona nearly came from five runs behind late, as the Cardinals clipped the Tortugas, 9-8, in front of 2,307 fans at Jackie Robinson

Tarpons tackle Tortugas, 2-1, in seven-inning affair

Hayden Jones smashes homer, Tanner Cooper strikes out career-high nine in defeat
July 13, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. — DH Hayden Jones clubbed his fifth home run of the year and RHP Tanner Cooper garnered a career-best nine strikeouts, but the Tampa Tarpons tripped up the Daytona Tortugas, 2-1, in a seven-inning contest on Wednesday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field. The contest was delayed 2

Aguiar anchors Tortugas' 6-5 win over Tarpons

21-year-old sets new career-high with nine strikeouts en route to league-leading seventh win
July 12, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. — RHP Julian Aguiar's mid-season surge continued on Tuesday evening. The 21-year-old punched out a career-best nine hitters over a career-high-matching five innings, earning his Florida State League-leading seventh win, as the Daytona Tortugas toppled the Tampa Tarpons, 6-5, from George M. Steinbrenner Field. The Tarpons (10-5, 37-44)

Grand slam grounds Daytona in opener, 4-1

Hayden Jones extends hit streak to seven, but Leonardo Bernal's blast the difference
June 28, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — C Hayden Jones continued his torrid stretch, extending his hit streak to seven-straight games with a run-scoring double. However, it was his counterpart who had the decisive blow. Palm Beach C Leonardo Bernal's grand slam in the sixth put the home team ahead for good, as the

Zubia, Hammerheads zap Tortugas in finale, 6-5

Daytona rallies in ninth to force extras, but settle for series split
June 26, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In a back-and-forth affair, it was Jupiter who ended up with the last word. 1B Zach Zubia's two-run home run in the top of the 10th was the difference, as the Hammerheads hobbled the Daytona Tortugas, 6-5, in 10 frames before 1,155 fans at Jackie Robinson

Pitching propels Daytona to twinbill split

Tortugas' staff does not allow a run over final 13 innings of doubleheader
June 25, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After Friday's game was washed out, Daytona's pitching staff showed zero signs of rust on Saturday evening. The Tortugas did not allow a single run over the final 13 frames of the doubleheader, as the Jupiter Hammerheads captured game one, 2-0, while Daytona snared the nightcap,

Back-to-back blasts bump Daytona over Jupiter, 7-4

Jamal O'Guinn and Hayden Jones club consecutive decisive home runs for fifth-straight win
June 22, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tied at three entering the bottom of the seventh, it was a pair of 2021 undrafted free agents who stepped into the hero role. PH-LF Jamal O'Guinn poked a go-ahead pinch-hit home run and C Hayden Jones followed with a blast of his own, as the

Jones' jolt helps 'Tugas tame Tigers, 5-3

Hayden hammers go-ahead two-run home run in seventh, as Daytona earns series split
June 19, 2022

LAKELAND, Fla. — After dropping 13-straight road contests entering the weekend, Daytona finished this road series with a different type of streak. C Hayden Jones smashed a go-ahead two-run home run in the top of the seventh to help the Tortugas come from behind to win their third in a

Tortugas throttle Flying Tigers, 12-8, to snap skid

Callihan ties career-high in RBI, Creal matches career-best in hits to end three-game slide
June 18, 2022

LAKELAND, Fla. — 2B Tyler Callihan tied a career-high with four runs batted in, while RF Ashton Creal matched a career-best with three hits, as the Daytona Tortugas snapped a three-game losing streak with a 12-8 victory over the Lakeland Flying Tigers on Friday night from Publix Field at Joker

Daytona drops doubleheader with Dunedin

Blue Jays snare lid-lifter, 7-2; Take nightcap, 5-2, as Tortugas settle for series split
May 22, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Things did not break Daytona's way in their first doubleheader of the season. Dunedin scored five runs in the fifth to capture the opening game, 7-2 and used back-to-back home runs in the third to snag game two,7-2, as the Blue Jays swept the doubleheader from

Clearwater clips Daytona, 8-4, on Wednesday

Jay Allen II reaches base five times, Blake Dunn picks up a pair of hits in season debut
May 11, 2022

CLEARWATER, Fla. — CF Jay Allen II took the baton from SS Gus Steiger's performance on Tuesday by reaching base five times and stealing three bags. LF Blake Dunn added a pair of knocks in his season debut, as well, but the Clearwater Threshers clipped the Daytona Tortugas, 8-4, on

Hendrick, Ibarra ignite Tortugas to 10-6 win over Hammerheads

Both collect multi-hit efforts, adding home runs, as Daytona sets season-highs in runs and hits
May 3, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Despite trailing 2-0 and 4-2 early in the game, Daytona's offense awoke from its slumber with a bang. RF Austin Hendrick and 1B Ruben Ibarra each collected multi-hit games and a home run, as the Tortugas slugged their way past the Jupiter Hammerheads, 10-6, in front

Mets, Osborn overpower Tortugas, 6-3

St. Lucie catcher drives in five; Four 'Tugas collect multi-hit games in defeat
April 30, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.— Despite driving in only five runs over his first 13 games in 2022, St. Lucie's C Drake Osborn was an RBI machine against Daytona on Saturday night. The Mets' backstop drove in a career-high five runs, as St. Lucie quelled the Tortugas' comeback bid, despite a

Mets thwart Tortugas comeback bid, 4-3

Hayden Jones clubs first career home run, but Daytona leaves tying run at third in ninth
April 29, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — C Hayden Jones collected a pair of knocks including his first career home run, but Daytona's comeback attempt fell 90 feet short in the ninth inning. The Mets scooted out to an early lead and held on to win, as St. Lucie edged past Daytona,

Daytona's hopes dashed in 5-4 extra-inning defeat to St. Lucie

Austin Hendrick extends on-base streak to 12-straight, as Mets rally to stun Tortugas
April 26, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — It was deja vu all over again. For the fifth time in seven road games, the Tortugas were forced to watch as the other team celebrated on the diamond. LF Stanley Consuegra's solo home run in the ninth inning tied it and C Drake Osborn's

Mets mash past Tortugas, 9-6, on Opening Night

Allen II, Jones, and Triana record multi-hit nights, as St. Lucie spoils season opener
April 8, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — CF Jay Allen II made a splash in his Tortugas' debut recording two hits, including a double, reaching base three times, and swiping a bag. However, it was St. Lucie's three-run seventh inning that decided the contest, as the Mets managed to snag a 9-6 victory