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Ascanio's Big Night Highlights Wild Comeback Effort, But 'Tugas Fall 11-8

August 18, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Johnny Ascanio homered as part of a three-hit night, highlighting a frenetic comeback attempt from eight runs down, but the Daytona Tortugas came up just shy as the Tampa Tarpons won 11-8 on Friday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Tampa (24-22, 55-57) won their third consecutive game as Daytona

Complete Efforts Lead Tortugas to Doubleheader Sweep of Hammerheads

Daytona runs win streak to four with second twinbill sweep of season
August 9, 2023

WEST PALM BEACH, FL—The Daytona Tortugas shut down the Jupiter Hammerheads in a doubleheader sweep, winning 7-1 and 5-0 to start the series off in style on Wednesday evening at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Daytona (17-19, 46-55) earned their second doubleheader sweep of the season and ran their

'Tugas Tally Three in Ninth to Walk Off Hammerheads

July 19, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Logan Tanner ripped a walk-off single to cap off a ninth-inning comeback as the Daytona Tortugas scored all three of their runs in the ninth to swipe a 3-2 victory from the Jupiter Hammerheads on Wednesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (10-8, 39-44) snapped a string of six

Five-Run Third Sinks Tortugas Despite Tanner, Stewart's Big Nights

Daytona drops series opener in just second game in last nine days
July 18, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Logan Tanner doubled twice and Sal Stewart rapped three hits, but the Daytona Tortugas could not recover from a five-run third as the Jupiter Hammerheads took a 7-3 victory on Tuesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Jupiter (9-10, 44-41) moved within one game of Daytona (9-8, 38-44) in the

Rodriguez, Collier's Extra-Base Knocks Not Enough as Tortugas Fall 8-5

July 5, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Hector Rodriguez crushed his 14th homer of the season and Cam Collier doubled twice, but the Bradenton Marauders broke up open a tie game in the fifth inning and kept the Daytona Tortugas at arms-length the rest of the way as Daytona fell 8-5 on Wednesday night at Jackie

Tortugas Break Scoreless Tie With Six-Run Tenth, Win 6-1

Daytona secures third straight series victory with ten-inning triumph
July 2, 2023

TAMPA, FL—The Daytona Tortugas broke a scoreless tie with a six-run tenth inning to defeat the Tampa Tarpons 6-1 on Sunday afternoon at George M. Steinbrenner Field, securing their third straight series victory in the process. Daytona (7-1, 36-37) has now won four of five games in the series after

Tortugas Swat Six Pack of Homers to Topple Tarpons 16-7

Daytona hits six homers for first time in 18 years in season-best outburst
June 28, 2023

TAMPA, FL—Cade Hunter and Carlos Jorge both homered twice to lead a six home-run attack as the Daytona Tortugas slugged their way past the Tampa Tarpons 16-7 in the series opener on Wednesday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Daytona (4-0, 33-36) won their fourth straight game thanks to hitting

'Tuga Bats Blow Open Tight Game, Crush Cardinals 12-2

June 25, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—The Daytona Tortugas crushed three home runs and broke open a tight-game with a seven-run sixth innings to run away from the Palm Beach Cardinals 12-2 on Sunday evening at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (3-0, 32-36) set season highs for runs in an inning, runs in a game, and

Rodriguez's Homer, Abel's Gem Highlight 7-2 Victory

Tortugas ride middle-innings onslaught and strong pitching to series-tying win
June 16, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Hector Rodriguez swatted his 11th home run of the season, Kevin Abel threw a career-high 5.0 innings to earn the win, and the Daytona Tortugas scored six runs over the fourth and fifth frames to pull away from the Jupiter Hammerheads 7-2 on Friday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.

Jorge's Double Walks it Off For Daytona, 5-4 in 10

Tortugas take series opener thanks to third extra-long victory of the season
June 13, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—The Daytona Tortugas squandered a two-run lead in the ninth, but Carlos Jorge saved the day with a walk-off RBI double in the bottom of the tenth to lift the Tortugas to a 5-4 victory in extras over the Jupiter Hammerheads on Tuesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona

Big Nights at the Plate Leads Tortugas to 9-3 Victory

Deep offensive attack backs strong starting pitching
May 11, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Arij Fransen twirled 4.2 scoreless innings and Carlos Jorge and Victor Acosta led a 14-hit attack with three hits apiece as the Daytona Tortugas defeat the St. Lucie Mets 9-3 on Thursday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (11-19) has now won back-to-back games for the first time in

Tortugas Turn Back Late Rally to Earn Win, Even Series

Cardona, Cooper pace Tortugas win despite ninth-inning push from St. Lucie
May 10, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Ryan Cardona threw 4.0 hitless innings to start the contest, his offense scored in four straight innings, and the Daytona Tortugas held off a ninth-inning rally from the St. Lucie Mets to even the series with a 4-3 win on Wednesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (10-19) held

Harmon's Strong Start For Naught as Lead Slips Away in 9th

Fort Myers scores three times in ninth to steal 5-4 win
April 25, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Johnathan Harmon threw 5.0 innings of one-hit ball, but the Daytona Tortugas let a three-run lead slip away as the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels rallied for three in the ninth to win 5-4 over the Tortugas on Tuesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Fort Myers (9-7) scored four of

Tortugas Fall 9-1 to Finish Off Trip

Daytona will be back at The Jack Tuesday night
April 23, 2023

BRADENTON, FL—The Daytona Tortugas struggled on Sunday afternoon as the Bradenton Marauders came away with a 9-1 victory in the series finale at LECOM Park. Bradenton (10-5) struck out 14 Tortugas hitters as Daytona (6-9) now has lost nine of their last ten, dropping five of six in their only

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, Hensey's Big Nights Not Enough as Tortugas Fall 7-5

Seven errors doom Tortugas in fifth straight defeat
April 18, 2023

BRADENTON—Hector Rodriguez homered and drove in three runs and Rob Hensey did not allow an earned run in 5.0 innings in relief, but seven errors by the Tortuga defense doomed Daytona as the ‘Tugas fell 7-5 to the Bradenton Marauders to open a six-game road trip Tuesday night at LECOM

Tortugas Ninth-Inning Rally Falls Short in 3-2 Loss

Tortugas clipped in one-run defeat for third straight setback
April 15, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Carlos Jorge tripled and homered, but the Daytona Tortugas couldn’t complete a ninth-inning rally as they fell Saturday night, 3-2 to the Palm Beach Cardinals at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (5-3) dropped their third straight, stranding ten runners as Palm Beach (4-4) only recorded five hits, but made the

Stewart Connects for First Pro Homer, but Tortugas Fall 8-3

Tortugas offense can't overcome 14-hit attack by Palm Beach
April 14, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Sal Stewart had two hits and connected for his first professional home run, but the Daytona Tortugas fell for a second straight night, dropping an 8-3 contest on Friday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Palm Beach (8-3) rapped out 14 hits as they pulled away from a Daytona (5-2)

Tortugas tackle Tarpons, 9-8, in walk-off thriller

Daytona erases a pair of five-run deficits to earn second walk-off win of 2022
September 8, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Despite trailing 5-0 in the fourth and 6-1 in the sixth, the Daytona Tortugas rallied to score eight of the game's final 10 runs to walk-off the Tampa Tarpons, 9-8, in 10 innings before 1,010 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Wednesday night. Behind 6-1 heading

'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

Tortugas trounce Redbirds, 10-4, to close road schedule

Trey Faltine and Jack Rogers combine to reach base six times, score four, drive in two
September 4, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — Once members of the same club baseball organization in Texas, SS Trey Faltine and RF Jack Rogers are still doing damage years later in the professional ranks. The pair of Lone Star state natives each reached base three times, adding a double and an RBI apiece, as

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

Dunn and Daytona dominate Jupiter, 9-2

Blake Dunn homers, reaches base four more times in Tortugas' triumph
August 26, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — RF Blake Dunn reached base in 10-straight plate appearances from Thursday night into Friday, adding a solo home run and a pair of stolen bases. Daytona utilized the offense of the 23-year-old and his teammates, as the Tortugas tamed the Jupiter Hammerheads, 9-2, on Friday night at

Threshers trip up Tortugas in extras, 7-6

Trey Faltine and Logan Tanner set new career-highs in defeat
August 16, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In a back-and-forth affair, it was Daytona who emerged a few inches short. The Tortugas had the game's attempted tying run thrown out at the plate for the second out in the bottom of the 10th inning, as the Clearwater Threshers claimed a 7-6 victory in