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Tortugas' Ruben Ibarra awarded Florida State League Player of the Week

2021 fourth-round pick leads all of Minor League Baseball in slugging, OPS, and total bases
June 13, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Minor League Baseball announced on Monday, June 13, that Daytona Tortugas 1B Ruben Ibarra has been named the Florida State League Player of the Week for Week 10 (June 6-12). The 23-year-old is the second Daytona player to be honored with a weekly award this season,

Tortugas trounce Mussels in doubleheader sweep

Ibarra homers twice, drives in career-high five in opener; Rogers collects career-best three hits in finale
June 13, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — 1B Ruben Ibarra garnered his second career multi-home run game and a career-best five RBI in the lid-lifter, while 1B Jack Rogers tallied a career-high three hits in the nightcap, as the Daytona Tortugas swept a doubleheader from the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels, taking game one,

Pitching propels Tortugas to one-hit victory over Mussels, 6-1

No-hit bid lasts through seven innings, as Cruz and Aguiar combine on one-hitter
June 11, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — On a night where the Tortugas honored pitcher Johnny Wright, it is fitting that Daytona's pitchers stole the show. The 'Tugas carried a no-hit bid into the eighth, as RHPs Reynardo Cruz and Julian Aguiar united to one-hit Fort Myers in Daytona's 6-1 win over the

Career-bests highlight Tortugas' 10-6 win over Mussels

Ibarra and Allen set career-bests in hits, while Astudillo drives in a career-high four
June 9, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In a topsy turvy affair, it was Daytona who would emerge victorious. DH Ruben Ibarra and CF Jay Allen II set or tied a career-high in hits, while C Wilfred Astudillo posted a career-best four RBI in the Tortugas' 10-6 triumph over the Fort Myers Mighty

Fort Myers finagles 3-2 win over Daytona

Tortugas tally nine hits, but Rosario's double in the eight the difference for Mussels
June 8, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In a tightly contested ballgame, it was Fort Myers who would have the last word. RF Kala'i Rosario's run-scoring ground-rule double in the top of the eighth put the visitors ahead for good, as the Mighty Mussels vanquished the Daytona Tortugas, 3-2, in front of 1,217

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

'Tugas rally to clip Cardinals, 7-5, in finale

Tortugas erase three-separate deficits to earn series split
May 29, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Despite trailing three separate times in the first five innings of the contest, the Tortugas would not be denied in the series finale. Daytona utilized a four-run fifth inning to secure a series split, defeating the Palm Beach Cardinals, 7-5, in front of 1,462 fans at

Daytona drops Saturday doubleheader to Palm Beach

Cardinals take game one, 6-5, and nightcap, 8-4; Daytona steals Tortugas-record seven bags in opener
May 29, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Despite the team and RF Blake Dunn setting a pair of Tortugas' records in the opener, it would not come with the appropriate ending. Palm Beach rallied from 5-0 down to take game one, 6-5, while the Cardinals used a six-run third to snag game two,

Palm Beach powers past Daytona, 7-5

Cardinals club three homers to spoil three-hit nights by Jay Allen II and Blake Dunn
May 26, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — CF Jay Allen II matched a career-best with three knocks, while RF Blake Dunn added a career-best three hits of his own. However, the exploits of the Tortugas' outfield weren't enough, as the Palm Beach Cardinals utilized three home runs to clip Daytona, 7-5, in front

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

Tortugas trample Threshers in series opener, 6-1

Ibarra records first career multi-home run game, while Steiger tallies career-high four hits in win
May 10, 2022

CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Tortugas did it all en route to a series-opening victory on Tuesday night. DH Ruben Ibarra registered his first career multi-home run game, SS Gus Steiger garnered a career-high four hits and reached base five times, while RHPs Reynardo Cruz, Julian Aguiar, and Owen Holt combined

Hendrick, Ibarra ignite Tortugas to 10-6 win over Hammerheads

Both collect multi-hit efforts, adding home runs, as Daytona sets season-highs in runs and hits
May 3, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Despite trailing 2-0 and 4-2 early in the game, Daytona's offense awoke from its slumber with a bang. RF Austin Hendrick and 1B Ruben Ibarra each collected multi-hit games and a home run, as the Tortugas slugged their way past the Jupiter Hammerheads, 10-6, in front

Mets maul Tortugas in series finale, 9-2

Jay Allen II doubles twice, records second-straight multi-hit game in defeat
May 1, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — OF Jay Allen II continued his remarkable return to his home county on Sunday with a pair of doubles to finish the week-long set with a .333 clip (6-18). However, St. Lucie hung crooked numbers on the board in the third, fifth, and sixth innings,

Daytona's hopes dashed in 5-4 extra-inning defeat to St. Lucie

Austin Hendrick extends on-base streak to 12-straight, as Mets rally to stun Tortugas
April 26, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — It was deja vu all over again. For the fifth time in seven road games, the Tortugas were forced to watch as the other team celebrated on the diamond. LF Stanley Consuegra's solo home run in the ninth inning tied it and C Drake Osborn's

Tortugas erase three-run deficit to earn series victory over Marauders

Steiger extends multi-hit streak to four, drives in two; Confidan homers, as Daytona wins 7-5
April 23, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After being held to no runs and two hits through the first four innings, Daytona's offense broke out in a big way over their final four trips to the plate. The Tortugas scored at least one run in each of those frames and erased a three-run

St. Lucie squeezes by Daytona in eighth, 4-3

Ibarra records second-straight multi-hit game, but two-run eighth for St. Lucie downs Daytona
August 26, 2021

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — In a back-and-forth contest throughout the evening, St. Lucie's haymaker in the eighth proved to be the knockout blow. The Mets picked up two runs in the bottom of the eighth and withstood a late push from the Tortugas in the ninth, as St. Lucie

Hendrick, Hinds homers help Tortugas hop into win column

Austin and Rece combine for four hits, three extra-base knocks, and four RBI in Daytona triumph
August 25, 2021

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — After going hitless in his first game back, 3B Rece Hinds announced his return in a big way on Wednesday afternoon. The 20-year-old doubled, homered, and drove in a pair, as the Daytona Tortugas plastered three home runs en route to a 9-5 victory over

Tortugas step on throttle, pummel Palm Beach, 11-4

Ibarra drives in career-high three, Cerda homers for fourth time in five games in Daytona rout
August 19, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Already having their best offensive month of the season, the Tortugas continued that trend on Thursday night. 1B Ruben Ibarra reached base four times and drove in three, while CF Allan Cerda homered for the fourth time in five games, as Daytona dominated the Palm Beach

Ibarra, Tortugas' pitching lead way in three-hit shutout

Ruben hits first Daytona home run, as Franco, Aranguren, and Zimmerman unite on three-hitter
August 13, 2021

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After yielding six or more runs in each of the first three games of the series, Daytona's pitching returned to its dominant self on Friday evening. RHPs José Franco, Frainger Aranguren, and Anthony Zimmerman combined to three-hit Jupiter in the Tortugas' 3-0 victory over the Hammerheads