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O'Guinn blasts Tortugas to third-straight walk-off win, 2-1

Ryan Cardona and Hunter Parks combine on one-hitter in wild victory
September 11, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Despite a combined no-hit bid — and a shutout — being broken up with two out in the top of the eighth inning, Daytona still ended the night with a scrum on the diamond. LF Jamal O'Guinn walloped the first pitch of the bottom of the

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

Five-run fourth lifts Daytona over Jupiter, 6-3

Faltine, Marrero, Rodríguez pick up RBI doubles, as 'Tugas start two-week road trip with win
August 23, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — After their first nine hitters were retired in order, Daytona had their first six men reach to start the fourth inning. The Tortugas sent all nine batters to the plate and dented the dish five times, propelling Daytona to a 6-3 victory over the Jupiter Hammerheads on

Parks, Cardona power Tortugas to four-hit shutout, 8-0

Pair of 2021 draftees unite to strikeout 12 in Daytona's 10th shutout win of 2022
August 17, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — RHP Hunter Parks and RHP Ryan Cardona each collected one of the best outings in their young professional careers. The duo of 2021 draft selections united on a four-hit blanking of the Clearwater Threshers, as the Daytona Tortugas throttled their way to an 8-0 victory in

Doubles derail Daytona in 4-2 defeat to Lakeland

Ryan Cardona tosses four shutout innings, ties career-high in strikeouts
August 11, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — RHP Ryan Cardona put together his best start of the season matching career-highs in innings pitched (4.0) and strikeouts (6). However, the Lakeland Flying Tigers registered a two-run double in the seventh and ninth innings, respectively, to rally and knock off the Daytona Tortugas, 4-2, in

Tortugas and Tarpons split pair of weather-altered contests

Tampa takes suspended game from Thursday, 8-1; Daytona wins lightning-shortened nightcap, 6-2
July 15, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. — Mother Nature would not let baseball be on Friday night, but it cooperated enough for two official games to be played. Tampa captured the suspended game from Thursday, knocking off Daytona, 8-1. In the seven-inning nightcap, 1B Michel Triana and C Michael Trautwein smashed homers, as the

Callihan, power pitching propel Daytona to 2-0 win over Dunedin

21-year-old clubs two-run home run in first at-bat back from injury; Three pitchers combine on four-hit shutout
May 17, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In his first official at-bat since June 2 of last year, 2B Tyler Callihan's two-run home run was the difference on Tuesday night. Behind the long ball, RHPs Hunter Parks, Luis Mey, and Ryan Cardona united on a four-hit shutout, as the Daytona Tortugas snapped a

Three combine on three-hit shutout, as Daytona blanks Jupiter, 5-0

Sam Benschoter, José Franco, and Ryan Cardona unite for Tortugas' second blanking of the series
May 7, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For the second time in three games, Daytona's pitching staff was untouchable. The team carried a combined no-hitter into the seventh, as RHPs Sam Benschoter, José Franco, and Ryan Cardona united on a three-hit shutout in the Tortugas' 5-0 victory over the Jupiter Hammerheads in front

Daytona rallies late to snatch 3-2 victory from St. Lucie

Gus Steiger's go-ahead, pinch-hit RBI single in ninth the difference, as 'Tugas snap slide
April 28, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Despite trailing through the first five frames and being one-hit into the ninth inning, the Tortugas' confidence never wavered. Daytona tied it in the sixth and took the lead for good on Gus Steiger's pinch-hit RBI infield single in the top of the ninth, as

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,

Allen II, Hendrick power Tortugas to victory, 4-3, over Cards

Pair of first-round selections combine to go 5-for-8 with 3 home runs and 4 RBI to snap four-game slide
April 17, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — After four-consecutive walk-off defeats, it was two of Daytona's youngest hitters that yanked them back to victory lane. RF Austin Hendrick homered twice and CF Jay Allen II delivered the go-ahead two-run blast in the eighth, as the Tortugas halted their skid with a 4-3 victory over

Daytona dances past Palm Beach in extras, 3-2

Tortugas come from behind twice to snag victory in first road game of the season
April 12, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — Trailing 1-0 entering the sixth and 2-1 going into the eighth, the Tortugas stormed back. SS Gus Steiger crossed the dish on a wild pitch in the top of the 10th and Daytona never looked back, toppling the Palm Beach Cardinals, 3-2, on Tuesday night at Roger

Leyton helps 'Tugas swim past Hammerheads, 3-2

Brandon picks up three hits, scores go-ahead run, as Daytona also sets new single-season strikeout record
September 12, 2021

JUPITER, Fla. — 2B Brandon Leyton matched a season-high with three hits on Sunday, but it was his clutch baserunning in the ninth that put Daytona ahead for good, as the Tortugas slipped by the Jupiter Hammerheads, 3-2, to earn a series split at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. Tied at

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