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Carlos Jorge, Hector Rodriguez, and Sal Stewart Named Florida State Postseason All-Stars

Trio of Tortugas honored among the best performers in the FSL in 2023
September 19, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Three Daytona Tortugas, Carlos Jorge, Hector Rodriguez, and Sal Stewart have been named to the 2023 Florida State League postseason All-Star team as selected by Minor League Baseball. Jorge, 19, was selected as the All-Star utility player, slashing .295/.400/.483 in 86 games with 11 doubles, 9 triples, 9

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

Tortugas Fall Behind Early in Fourth Straight Defeat

Seven runs over third and fourth too much to overcome in 8-2 setback
July 28, 2023

LAKELAND, FL—The Lakeland Flying Tigers scored seven runs over the third and fourth innings to quickly pull away from the Daytona Tortugas as Lakeland secured a series win with an 8-2 victory on Friday night at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium. Lakeland (19-9, 45-48) won their fifth straight game

Jorge, Almonte Go Deep, But 'Tugas Can't Hold Four-Run Lead

Bullpen letdown undoes strong start from Fransen, seventh-inning rally
July 25, 2023

LAKELAND, FL—Carlos Jorge and Ariel Almonte homered, while Jorge and Victor Acosta each drove in three runs, but the Daytona Tortugas let a four-run lead slip away as the Lakeland Flying Tigers slugged their way to a 9-8 victory on Tuesday night at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium. Lakeland

Carlos Jorge Hits for Cycle in Rumberos Loss

Jorge shines bright amidst otherwise difficult night for Daytona
July 21, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Carlos Jorge hit for the first cycle in Daytona Tortugas history, but little else went right as the Rumberos de Daytona fell 16-4 to the Jupiter Hammerheads on Copa de la Diversion at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Jupiter (11-11, 46-41) bashed 16 runs on 17 hits, both the worst totals

Harmon's Quality Start Sets Stage for Walk-off Win to Snap Skid

Tortugas starter goes 6.0 strong and Daytona rallies late
July 8, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Johnathan Harmon spun Daytona’s first quality start of the season and the Daytona Tortugas rallied from an eighth-inning deficit to defeat the Bradenton Marauders 4-3, thanks to a walk-off walk by Donovan Antonia on Saturday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (8-6, 37-42) snapped a five-game skid with their

Tortugas Bounce Back With Blowout Win Over Tarpons

Daytona moves to 6-1 in second half with 12-run outburst
July 1, 2023

TAMPA, FL—Kevin Abel pitched 5.0 innings of two-run ball to earn his third straight win and the Daytona Tortugas batted around twice in a pair of big innings to defeat the Tampa Tarpons 12-2 on Saturday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Daytona (6-1, 35-37) bounced back from Friday’s crushing

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

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

Tortugas Stymied by Mother Nature, Jupiter in Rain-Shortened Loss

Rain ends 3-1 defeat in eighth inning
June 15, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Mother Nature and Jupiter pitching stole the night as the Daytona Tortugas fell 3-1 to the Jupiter Hammerheads in a game that was delayed twice by rain and was ended after eight innings on Thursday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Jupiter (33-27) won their second straight game as they

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

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

Tortugas' Furious Rally Falls Just Short in Series Finale

Daytona scores seven times in final two innings, but needed one more
June 4, 2023

JUPITER, FL—Hector Rodriguez homered to lead a furious comeback charge, but the Daytona Tortugas left the tying run at third as the Palm Beach Cardinals escaped with an 8-7 win in the series finale on Sunday afternoon at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Palm Beach (30-21) held on to barely secure

Ninth Inning Lead Slips Away in Series-Ending Defeat

Daytona has to settle for series split
7:34 PM EDT

DAYTONA—The Daytona Tortugas rallied in the eighth innings, but allowed three runs with two outs in the ninth inning to let Sunday evening’s contest in a 4-3 loss to the Lakeland Flying Tigers in the series finale at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Lakeland (19-26) rallied to earn the series split, as

Tortugas Ride Relievers, Lakeland Miscues to 6-3 Victory

Daytona ties the series thanks to 5.1 scoreless relief frames, four unearned runs
May 26, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Easton Sikorski spun 3.1 scoreless frames in relief and the Daytona Tortugas took advantage of a pair of costly errors to earn a 6-3 victory over the Lakeland Flying Tigers and Mother Nature on a very windy Friday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (18-24) rode a pair of

Two Homers and Two Excellent Outings Lead Tortugas to Series-Opening Win

Daytona edges Lakeland 3-2 in series opener at The Jack
May 23, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Cam Collier and Carlos Jorge homered and Arij Fransen and Bryce Hubbart combined to stymie the opposing bats, providing just enough for a 3-2 victory for the Daytona Tortugas over the Lakeland Flying Tigers in the series opener at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Tuesday night. Daytona (17-23) has now

Tortugas Let Lead Slip Away in Series Finale in Jupiter

Big days for Acosta, Collier, Cardona, undone by late Jupiter rally
May 21, 2023

JUPITER, FL—Ryan Cardona spun 4.0 scoreless frames, Victor Acosta stroked three hits, and Cam Collier added a two-run double, but the Jupiter Hammerheads rallied from three runs down to defeat the Daytona Tortugas 5-4 on Sunday afternoon at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Jupiter (22-17) improved to a league-best 10-2 in

Tortugas Split Pair of One-Run Contests vs. Jupiter

Tortugas Drop Game 1 5-4, Take Nightcap 1-0
May 19, 2023

JUPITER, FL—The Daytona Tortugas were on each end of a pair of one-run games as they split a doubleheader with the Jupiter Hammerheads, dropping game one 5-4 and winning game two 1-0 on Friday night at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Daytona (15-22) couldn’t ride four hits from Hector Rodriguez to

Tortugas Rally Early, But Go Quiet in 5-2 Loss

Tortugas drop second straight to open trip
May 17, 2023

JUPITER, FL—The Daytona Tortugas strung together three third-inning doubles to take an early lead, but the bats went quiet and the Jupiter Hammerheads rallied for a 5-2 win on Wednesday night at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Jupiter (20-15) held Daytona to just six hits on the night as Daytona (14-21)

Win Streak Snapped as Jupiter Wins Pitcher's Duel

May 16, 2023

JUPITER, FL—Tanner Cooper and Ryan Cardona combined to allow just six hits, but the Jupiter Hammerheads scored twice in the fourth inning and made it hold up as they defeated the Daytona Tortugas 2-1 on Tuesday night at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Jupiter (19-15) improved to a league-best 8-1 in

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

Jorge's Homer, Pelio's Gem Not Quite Enough in 3-2 Defeat

Tortugas fall in series opener for fourth straight defeat
May 9, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH—Carlos Jorge homered and Mason Pelio turned in 5.0 strong innings on the mound, but the Daytona Tortugas were clipped 3-2 by the St. Lucie Mets in the series opener on Tuesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. St. Lucie (8-20) earned their first victory against Daytona (9-19) this season

Tortugas Edged in 3-1 Pitchers' Duel

Daytona falls short in quickest FSL game of '23
May 5, 2023

JUPITER, FL—Carlos Jorge lined two hits, but the Daytona Tortugas were stymied for 8.0 innings by Palm Beach’s Hansel Rincon as they were held to just three hits in a 3-1 defeat against the Palm Beach Cardinals on Friday evening at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Palm Beach (14-11) has now