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Collier, O'Donnell's Heroics Lift Tortugas to 9-4 Victory

Daytona evens series behind big late-inning bats
September 6, 2023

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL—Cam Collier had two hits and three RBI while Ethan O’Donnell added a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth as part of a four-RBI day to lead the Daytona Tortugas to a 9-4 victory over the St. Lucie Mets on Wednesday afternoon at Clover Park. Daytona (26-34,

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

Harmon's Gem, Pair of Longballs Lead 'Tugas to Rain-Shortened Shutout

June 23, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Johnathan Harmon threw 5.0 scoreless innings and Sal Stewart and Hector Rodriguez both homered as the Daytona Tortugas defeated the Palm Beach Cardinals 3-0 in a game that was ended prematurely by rain in the sixth inning. Daytona (1-0, 30-36) begins the second half with a victory while also

Hunter's Homer Ties it in Ninth as 'Tugas Steal Ten-Inning Win

Daytona scores seven in final two frames after being one-hit through eight
June 9, 2023

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL—Cade Hunter hit a game-tying three-run home run in the ninth and the Daytona Tortugas followed with four more in the tenth to swipe a 7-3 victory over the St. Lucie Mets on Friday night at Clover Park. Daytona (23-32) rallied from a multi-run deficit for the

Tortugas Rally Early, Cruise Late to Sweep Doubleheader

Tortugas come from four down to take first game, twirl two-hitter in second
June 2, 2023

JUPITER, FL—The Daytona Tortugas rallied from four runs down to swipe an 8-7 victory in Game 1, then allowed just two hits in a 3-0 victory in Game 2 to sweep a doubleheader from the Palm Beach Cardinals on Friday evening at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Daytona (21-28) earned their

Tortugas Let Lead Slip Away in Series Finale in Jupiter

Big days for Acosta, Collier, Cardona, undone by late Jupiter rally
May 21, 2023

JUPITER, FL—Ryan Cardona spun 4.0 scoreless frames, Victor Acosta stroked three hits, and Cam Collier added a two-run double, but the Jupiter Hammerheads rallied from three runs down to defeat the Daytona Tortugas 5-4 on Sunday afternoon at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Jupiter (22-17) improved to a league-best 10-2 in

Rogers rolls Tortugas to 11-7 triumph over Cardinals

Spring, Texas resident ties career-high with three hits, drives in three to snap slide
September 3, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — RF Jack Rogers tied a career-high with three hits and drove in another three runs, while the Daytona Tortugas racked up a season-best-matching 15 hits in an 11-7 victory over the Palm Beach Cardinals on Saturday night at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. After falling behind in the

'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

Daytona and St. Lucie split Sunday doubleheader

Three pitchers combine on two-hit shutout in game one; Fernández clubs homer in nightcap
July 10, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — RHP José Franco, RHP Luis Mey, and LHP Jayvien Sandridge combined to strike out 14 hitters in Daytona's two-hit shutout of St Lucie in game one. However, SS Ilvin Fernández's home run was not enough in the nightcap, as the Tortugas snatched the opener, 4-0, and

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 tame Cardinals with three-hit shutout, 4-0

Julian Aguiar, Reynardo Cruz, and Luis Mey unite to blank Redbirds
June 29, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — Pitching was the propeller for Daytona's dominance on Wednesday night. RHPs Julian Aguiar, Reynardo Cruz, and Luis Mey combined to limit Palm Beach to just three hits, as the Tortugas blanked the Cardinals, 4-0, at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Scoreless through three innings, Daytona (2-3, 31-39) finally

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

Tortugas trounce Mussels in doubleheader sweep

Ibarra homers twice, drives in career-high five in opener; Rogers collects career-best three hits in finale
June 13, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — 1B Ruben Ibarra garnered his second career multi-home run game and a career-best five RBI in the lid-lifter, while 1B Jack Rogers tallied a career-high three hits in the nightcap, as the Daytona Tortugas swept a doubleheader from the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels, taking game one,

Callihan, power pitching propel Daytona to 2-0 win over Dunedin

21-year-old clubs two-run home run in first at-bat back from injury; Three pitchers combine on four-hit shutout
May 17, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In his first official at-bat since June 2 of last year, 2B Tyler Callihan's two-run home run was the difference on Tuesday night. Behind the long ball, RHPs Hunter Parks, Luis Mey, and Ryan Cardona united on a four-hit shutout, as the Daytona Tortugas snapped a

Four arms combine on five-hitter, as Daytona devours Jupiter, 10-0

Hunter Parks, Luis Mey, Alex Johnson, and Brett Lockwood roll on hill, while offense ties season-high in runs
May 5, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For the third-straight day, RF Austin Hendrick made a trip around the bases on a home run, while four Tortugas' pitchers marveled on the bump. RHPs Hunter Parks, Luis Mey, Alex Johnson, and Brett Lockwood combined on a five-hit shutout, as Daytona throttled the Jupiter Hammerheads,

Daytona rallies late to snatch 3-2 victory from St. Lucie

Gus Steiger's go-ahead, pinch-hit RBI single in ninth the difference, as 'Tugas snap slide
April 28, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Despite trailing through the first five frames and being one-hit into the ninth inning, the Tortugas' confidence never wavered. Daytona tied it in the sixth and took the lead for good on Gus Steiger's pinch-hit RBI infield single in the top of the ninth, as

Tortugas walk-off restart, rally to snag nightcap from Cards

Johnson delivers Daytona’s first walk-off of the season in opener; Wolforth’s double the difference in game two
June 17, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - After almost six hours of baseball, the Tortugas returned to their nest on Wednesday night with a pair of victories. SS Ivan Johnson’s walk-off two-run single in the bottom of the tenth propelled the Tortugas to a 10-9 win in 10 innings during game one, in