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St. Lucie squeezes past Daytona in pitcher's duel, 3-1

José Franco punches out five over 4.2 innings in two-run defeat
August 6, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — The Tortugas' starting pitching continued to thrive on Saturday night, as RHP José Franco struck out five hitters over 4.2 one-run innings. However, the Mets picked up runs in the seventh and eighth to take the lead for good in St. Lucie's 3-1 victory over

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,

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,

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

Callihan carries Tortugas to 11-7 win over Flying Tigers

21-year-old ties career-high four hits, as Daytona takes advantage of seven-run first
June 19, 2022

LAKELAND, Fla. — After tying a career-high with four runs batted in on Friday, 2B Tyler Callihan matched a career-best with four knocks on Saturday. He and Daytona utilized a seven-run first inning to their benefit, as the Tortugas topped the Lakeland Flying Tigers, 11-7, from Publix Field at Joker

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 dominates early, holds on to defeat Jupiter, 6-4

Tortugas jump out to early 5-0 advantage, hold off late Hammerheads push to return to .500
September 8, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. — Daytona jumped out to a 5-0 lead after three-and-a-half-innings on Wednesday but watched as Jupiter trimmed it to one in the eighth. The Tortugas snatched an insurance run in the ninth and befuddled the Hammerheads in the bottom half of the frame to snap a brief two-game

Tortugas unable to complete five-run comeback in Jupiter

Vellojín picks up three hits, clubs game-tying home run, but Daytona can't come all the way back from five down
September 7, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. — Trailing 6-1 going to the sixth inning, Daytona had a lot of work to do to climb out of the hole. The Tortugas rallied for one in that frame and four more in the seventh to tie it, but C Paul McIntosh's go-ahead solo home run in

Tortugas brush past Mussels to seal series victory, 6-4

Daytona jumps over the .500 mark for the first time since May 29 thanks to a four-hit night from Torres
September 4, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Thanks to a career-high four hits from SS José Torres, the Tortugas jumped over the .500 mark for the first time since May 29, as Daytona painted a 6-4 victory over the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels before 1,295 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Saturday night.

Tortugas and Mets split Thursday doubleheader

Allan Cerda extends on-base streak to 12, as 'Tugas snag game one, 4-3, drop nightcap, 4-1
July 30, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — CF Allan Cerda continued his recent tear at the plate, extending his on-base streak to 12 games and registering an RBI in both ends of the twinbill, as the Daytona Tortugas rallied to capture game one, 4-3, while the St. Lucie Mets snared the nightcap, 4-1,