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Eighth envelops Daytona in 5-1 loss to St. Lucie

Rivera tosses 5.0 innings of two-hit ball, lowering ERA to 1.86 since start of June
August 3, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — RHP Javi Rivera continued his dazzling first professional season, allowing one run on two hits over a career-high-tying five innings. However, the bottom of the eighth subdued Daytona for the second-straight night, as the St. Lucie Mets put up four in the frame to top

Tortugas' Javi Rivera named Florida State League Pitcher of the Month for June

Saint Cloud, Fla. native accrues a microscopic 0.48 ERA in month, finishes with 14-inning scoreless streak
July 7, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Minor League Baseball announced on Thursday, July 7, that Daytona Tortugas RHP Javi Rivera has been named the Florida State League Pitcher of the Month for June. The 22-year-old is the first Daytona player to be honored with a monthly award in 2022. RHP Sam Benschoter

Daytona dashes St. Lucie with late rally, 3-2

Tortugas knot game in the sixth, take lead for good in the seventh
July 6, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — 3B Austin Callahan powered a game-tying solo home run to right-center in the sixth and LF Jamal O'Guinn produced a go-ahead, bases-loaded walk in the seventh, as the Daytona Tortugas rallied to tame the St. Lucie Mets, 3-2, in front of 1,603 fans at Jackie Robinson

Tortugas tripped up in 10-inning defeat to Cardinals

Daytona falls on Jeremy Rivas' walk-off, two-run single
July 1, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — Bad memories were rekindled for Daytona on Thursday evening. SS Jeremy Rivas' two-run single in the bottom of the 10th propped Palm Beach to their fifth walk-off win over Daytona this season, as the Cardinals bested the Tortugas, 3-2, at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Tied at one

Pitching propels Daytona to twinbill split

Tortugas' staff does not allow a run over final 13 innings of doubleheader
June 25, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After Friday's game was washed out, Daytona's pitching staff showed zero signs of rust on Saturday evening. The Tortugas did not allow a single run over the final 13 frames of the doubleheader, as the Jupiter Hammerheads captured game one, 2-0, while Daytona snared the nightcap,

Jones' jolt helps 'Tugas tame Tigers, 5-3

Hayden hammers go-ahead two-run home run in seventh, as Daytona earns series split
June 19, 2022

LAKELAND, Fla. — After dropping 13-straight road contests entering the weekend, Daytona finished this road series with a different type of streak. C Hayden Jones smashed a go-ahead two-run home run in the top of the seventh to help the Tortugas come from behind to win their third in a

Ibarra, Rogers power Tortugas over Mighty Mussels, 5-2

DH and first baseman each club multi-RBI homers to snap five-game slide
June 7, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A change of scenery was the magic elixir to snap a season-long-tying five-game losing streak for the Tortugas. DH Ruben Ibarra clubbed a two-run home run in the fourth and 1B Jack Rogers added a three-run blast in the fifth, as Daytona outmaneuvered the Fort Myers

Three-run eighth pushes Daytona past Palm Beach, 5-3

O'Guinn's two-run single put Tortugas ahead for good; Cooper strikes out career-high eight
May 25, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tied in the eighth, the Tortugas again came through in the clutch. LF Jamal O'Guinn put Daytona in front with a two-run single, as the Tortugas toppled the Palm Beach Cardinals, 5-3, in front of 1,030 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Wednesday night. Even at

Tortugas tame Blue Jays in 7-5 victory

Daytona limited to two hits, but still emerge with second-straight win
May 18, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Despite being held to two hits throughout the game, Daytona took advantage of the opportunities afforded to them. The Tortugas utilized 10 walks and two hit-by-pitches to their advantage, as Daytona defeated the Dunedin Blue Jays, 7-5, in front of 940 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark

Daytona drives five-run fifth to 7-4 triumph over Bradenton

Gus Steiger registers fifth-straight multi-hit game, as Tortugas win for sixth time in seven games
April 24, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — SS Gus Steiger continued his recent tear by registering his fifth-straight multi-hit game on Sunday evening. The 23-year-old made several vital defense plays in the final few innings to keep Daytona in charge, as the Tortugas utilized a five-run fifth inning to topple the Bradenton Marauders,

Pitching propels Daytona to shutout victory over Bradenton, 3-0

Javi Rivera, Tanner Cooper, and Dennis Boatman combine on four-hit blanking of defending Florida State League champs
April 19, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Back in their own confines, Daytona's pitching was on top of their game. RHP Javi Rivera twirled four shutout frames in his first professional start and RHPs Tanner Cooper and Dennis Boatman took the baton from there. The trio combined on a four-hit shutout, as the

Cardinals clip Tortugas' comeback bid in extras, 4-3

Tanner Cooper strikes out career-high seven, Daytona forces extras in ninth, but Palm Beach wins on walk-off
April 13, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — In his first appearance since June 20 of last year at Jackie Robinson Ballpark, RHP Tanner Cooper punched out a career-high seven in his return to the hill. The Tortugas would rally to tie the game with two out in the top of the ninth, but CF