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Tortugas' José Acuña brings home Florida State League Pitcher of the Week honors

19-year-old hurls five shutout innings of one-hit baseball to earn first career weekly award
September 5, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Minor League Baseball announced on Monday, September 5, that Daytona Tortugas RHP José Acuña has been named the Florida State League Pitcher of the Week for Week 21 (August 29-September 4). The 19-year-old is the fourth Daytona player to be honored with a weekly award in

Cabell's clout helps Cards clip Tortugas, 5-3

Braylin Minier picks up a pair of hits and RBI, but Daytona drops third-straight
September 1, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — 3B Braylin Minier garnered a pair of singles and drove in two in the top of the seventh to give Daytona the lead. However, DH Elijah Cabell's three-run home run for Palm Beach in the bottom of the inning proved to be the difference, as the Cardinals

Tortugas tripped up by Mets, 3-0, in season series finale

Acuña tosses four perfect innings of relief, Allen II picks up two hits, throws out runner
August 7, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — RHP José Acuña continued his dazzling entrance to the Cincinnati Reds' organization with four perfect innings of relief, while CF Jay Allen II collected two hits and threw out a runner trying to score. However, St. Lucie made their three-run first inning hold up, as

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