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Tortugas Shut Out Cardinals to Begin Twinbill; Second Game Suspended

Daytona spins shutout in game one; second game washed out, will resume Sunday
July 15, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Mason Pelio spun 5.0 scoreless innings on his 23rd birthday to lead the Daytona Tortugas to a 5-0 win over the Palm Beach Cardinals in game one of a doubleheader before the second contest was suspended in the middle of the second inning. Daytona (9-7, 38-43) and Palm Beach

Hunter Homers, Stewart Runs Streak to 14, but 'Tugas Fall 8-5

Daytona drops fifth straight as Maraders move to 4-0 in series
July 7, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Cade Hunter spearheaded a five-run inning with a three-run homer and Sal Stewart extended his hitting streak to 14 games, but the Daytona Tortugas let a three-run lead slip away as the Bradenton Marauders secured a series victory with a 9-5 win Friday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Bradenton

Tortugas Fall on the Fourth in Front of Season-Best Crowd

Daytona undone by 13 walks in front of season-high 2,916
July 4, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—The Daytona Tortugas fell into an early four-run hole and couldn’t climb out as they fell to the Bradenton Marauders 10-6 in front of a season-high crowd of 2,916 on the fourth of July at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Bradenton (6-4, 41-34) took advantage of 14 walks by Daytona (7-3,

Pitching Great for Eight, but Tarpons Rally in Ninth to Swipe Victory

Tampa scores four times in final frame to snap 'Tugas five-game win streak
June 30, 2023

TAMPA, FL—Johnathan Harmon and Zach Maxwell held the Tampa Tarpons scoreless for eight innings, but the Daytona Tortugas let a three-run lead slip away in the ninth inning as Tampa scored four times in the ninth to steal a 4-3 victory on Friday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Tampa

Stewart's Big Night, Go-Ahead Homer Pace 'Tugas Fifth Straight Win

Rodriguez also goes deep as Tortugas rally to win game two in Tampa
June 29, 2023

TAMPA, FL—Sal Stewart hit a go-ahead homer amidst a three-hit, three-RBI night as the Daytona Tortugas rallied from two runs down to win their fifth straight game, defeating the Tampa Tarpons 6-4 on Thursday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Daytona (5-0, 34-36) has now won five straight games for

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

Tortugas Outlast Rain, Redbirds as Stewart Homer is Deciding Blow in 6-5 Win

June 24, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH, FL—Sal Stewart homered for the second straight night as the Daytona Tortugas jumped out to a pair of four-run leads and hung on to defeat the Palm Beach Cardinals 6-5 on a rain-soaked Saturday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (2-0, 31-36) secured a series victory over Palm

Tortugas Ride Hot Bats, Big Seventh Frame to 10-3 Victory

Hunter's homer, Hector's three hits pace 12-hit attack
June 20, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Cade Hunter homered, Hector Rodriguez ripped three more hits, and the Daytona Tortugas blew open a close game with a five-run seventh to earn their fourth win in a row, 10-3 over the Palm Beach Cardinals on Tuesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (29-35) reached double-digit runs for

Confidan's Homer, Hunter's Steal of Home Highlight 9-4 Victory

Tortugas look to win series on Father's Day
June 17, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Yerlin Confidan crushed his first home run of the season, Cade Hunter stole home, and the Daytona Tortugas scored eight runs in a three-inning span to overwhelm the Jupiter Hammerheads 9-4 on Saturday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (27-36) will have a chance to win the series on

Tortugas Rally in Middle Innings, Hold Off St. Lucie Late to Win Series Finale

Daytona earns series split thanks to 11-hit attack
June 11, 2023

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL—Sal Stewart tallied two doubles and three hits overall, Chris McElvain spun 4.0 hitless frames, and the Daytona Tortugas erupted for seven runs in a three-inning span and held on to defeat the St. Lucie Mets 8-5 on Sunday afternoon at Clover Park. Daytona (24-33) tied a

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

Hunter Homers Twice, but Tortugas Fall on Saturday Night

Tortuga catcher tallies first Daytona two-homer game of season
June 3, 2023

JUPITER, FL—Cade Hunter homered twice, but an early three-run lead was undone by a five-run fifth as the Palm Beach Cardinals defeat the Daytona Tortugas 7-4 on Saturday night at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Palm Beach (29-21) bounced back after being swept in a doubleheader on Friday, as Daytona (21-29)

Pino, Acosta Homer, but Tortugas Turned Back Late in 7-6 Defeat

Daytona pounds out 13 hits, but can't overcome late deficit
May 31, 2023

JUPITER, FL—Yassel Pino and Victor Acosta homered while Pino and Cade Hunter each stroked three hits, but the Daytona Tortugas were turned back by the Palm Beach Cardinals 7-6 on Wednesday night at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Palm Beach (28-19) won a one-run game for the second straight night to

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

Three Homers Lead Hard-Hitting Tortugas to Fourth-Straight Win

May 13, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Hector Rodriguez, Cade Hunter, and Ariel Almonte all homered and Yan Contreras added three hits and three RBI as the Daytona Tortugas slugged their way past the St. Lucie Mets in front of a season-high 2,619 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Saturday night. Daytona (13-19) set season highs

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

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,

Longballs, Clutch Hits Help 'Tugas Erase Five-Run Deficit to Move to 5-0

Clutch hits, strong relief work key in comeback victory
April 12, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Hector Rodriguez and Wendell Marrero homered and Ariel Almonte drove in three runs to spearhead a comeback effort as the Daytona Tortugas rallied from five runs down to swipe a 9-6 win over the Palm Beach Cardinals on Wednesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (5-0) won their eighth

Rain, lightning halt Tortugas and Tarpons regular season finale

Cade Hunter blasts two-run home run before weather ends contest in the fourth
September 11, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — DH Cade Hunter pounded a two-run home run to tie the game at two, but three batters later the game was over. Due to rain, lightning, and the threat of further weather throughout the evening, Sunday evening's regular-season finale between the Daytona Tortugas and Tampa Tarpons

Daytona dashes Tampa's playoff hopes in extra-inning victory

Dunn's single in the bottom of the 10th provides Tortugas second-straight walk-off win
September 10, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After a 2-hour and 40-minute delay at the onset of the game due to rain and lightning trimmed a doubleheader to one nine-inning game, it was yet another marathon to the finish. After 10 innings and three hours and 19 minutes of baseball, RF Blake Dunn's

'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

Tortugas can't corral Cardinals, fall, 6-3

Cade Hunter picks up two hits, RBI in debut; Héctor Rodríguez brings in two
August 31, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — C Cade Hunter garnered two hits with exit velocities in excess of 100 mph during his debut, while CF Héctor Rodríguez collected two more RBI for Daytona. However, Palm Beach pushed forward and captured their fifth-straight victory, toppling the Tortugas, 6-3, on Wednesday night at Roger Dean