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Cabrera Blasts Late Homer, but Bradenton Swipes 12-Inning Win

Tortugas one out from victory, but bases-loaded double flips outcome
April 17, 2024

BRADENTON, Fla—Ricardo Cabrera blasted a go-ahead, two-run homer in the top of the 12th, but Javier Rivas crushed a two-out, three-run walk-off double to send the Bradenton Marauders to a 4-3 victory in 12 innings on Wednesday at LECOM Park. Bradenton (2-9) snapped a seven-game losing skid and overcame 16

Burns Slams Tortugas to Series-Opening Win

Sixth-inning grand slam powers Tortugas over Marauders
April 16, 2024

BRADENTON, Fla—Connor Burns broke open a scoreless game with a sixth-inning grand slam and three pitchers allowed just four hits as the Daytona Tortugas began their road trip with a 5-2 win over the Bradenton Marauders at LECOM Park. Daytona (5-5) nailed down the win by retiring the final 11

Legislation Introduced to Designate Jackie Robinson Ballpark a National Commemorative Site

Waltz, Soto, and Rubio Introduce the Jackie Robinson Ballpark Commemorative Site Act
April 15, 2024

On Jackie Robinson Day, Monday, April 15, legislation was introduced in both the United States House of Representative and United States Senate by Rep. Michael Waltz, who represents Daytona Beach and the surrounding communities, and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida at large. The full release from Rep. Waltz's office: WASHINGTON,

Two Big Blasts Not Enough in 10-8, Ten-Inning Defeat

Pair of three-run homers can’t overcome season high in errors, runs allowed
April 14, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—Ariel Almonte and Ricardo Cabrera crushed three-run home runs, but the Daytona Tortugas committed five errors and surrendered a season-worst ten runs as the Palm Beach Cardinals claimed a 10-8 victory in ten innings on Sunday evening at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Palm Beach (6-3) won the series with

Tortugas Bounce Back to Blank Birds, 2-0

Daytona returns the favor one night after shutout defeat
April 13, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—One night after being shutout, the Daytona Tortugas flipped the script on Saturday night, defeating the Palm Beach Cardinals 2-0 at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (4-4) held Palm Beach (5-3) to just four hits in earning their second shutout victory of the season, overcoming a strong 6.0-inning start

Aguilera Excellent, but Tortugas Can’t Recover from Early Homer in 4-0 Defeat

Tortugas blanked on three hits for the second time in four days
April 12, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Gabriel Aguilera spun 5.0 excellent innings in relief and Dominic Pitelli recorded his fifth straight multi-hit game, but a big blast in the fourth separated the Palm Beach Cardinals as they took a 4-0 victory over the Daytona Tortugas in front of 2,815 fans on Friday night at

Pitelli’s Walk-Off Homer Ends Wild 8-7 Victory

Pitelli swats two of four Daytona homers in seesaw battle for first home win
April 11, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—Trey Faltine tied the game with a two-run ninth-inning home run and Dominic Pitelli’s second longball of the night won it three batters later as the Daytona Tortugas hit four home runs in the final four innings to outslug the Palm Beach Cardinals 8-7 on Wednesday night at

Franco Makes Triumphant Return as Tortugas Fall 5-3

Right-hander showcases stuff in first game action since 2022
April 10, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—Righthander Jose Franco struck out seven batters over 4.0 solid innings in his return from Tommy John surgery, but the Palm Beach Cardinals broke a tie game open against the bullpen to claim a 5-3 victory over the Daytona Tortugas on Wednesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Palm

Martinez Shines in Relief, but Tortugas Quiet in 4-0 Defeat

Large crowd kept at bay as Palm Beach holds Daytona to three hits
April 9, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—Tortugas reliever Juan Martinez dazzled on the mound, but an opening night crowd of 2,730 was kept quiet most of the night as the Daytona Tortugas were held to just three hits as they fell to the Palm Beach Cardinals 4-0 on Tuesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.

Ascanio Homers, Pitching Shines in Shutout Win

April 7, 2024

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla—Johnny Ascanio connected for his first home run of the season and three Daytona hurlers combined to blank the St. Lucie Mets 2-0 as the Daytona Tortugas claimed a series victory on Sunday afternoon at Clover Park. Daytona (2-1) did not walk a batter and allowed just

Pitelli’s Four Hits, Rock-Solid Relief Critical in First Win of ‘24

April 6, 2024

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla—Dominic Pitelli stroked four hits—including three extra-base hits—and three relievers shut out St. Lucie over the final six innings as the Daytona Tortugas scored four times in the seventh to break open a tie game on their way to a 6-2 victory over the St. Lucie Mets

Big Week Planned as Tortugas Begin 2024 Home Schedule on Tuesday

Magnet Schedule giveaways, Replica Jersey night, and Princess Night highlight first week at The Jack
April 6, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—The Daytona Tortugas are set to begin their 66-game home schedule with six games beginning Tuesday, April 9 against the Palm Beach Cardinals, the Florida State League Class-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. The six-games will be highlighted by a weeklong 2024 Magnet Schedule giveaway, a Kids

Burns Blasts Homer, but St. Lucie Rallies For Ten-Inning Win

April 5, 2024

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla—Connor Burns crushed a three-run home run, but the St. Lucie Mets rallied to tie the game in the ninth before taking a 5-4 win in ten innings on a walk-off sacrifice fly from Colin Houck in the 2024 season opener. St. Lucie (1-0) turned the tables

Tortugas Unveil Preliminary 2024 Opening Day Roster

Five Top-30 Reds prospects highlight players on The Beach for Opening Day
April 3, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—The Daytona Tortugas have released their preliminary Opening Day roster for the 2024 season. The Tortugas are set to open up their ninth season of the play this Friday, April 5. The roster is highlighted by five members of the Cincinnati Reds’ Top 30 prospects as selected by

Daytona Tortugas Announce 2024 Promotional Schedule

Fireworks, Giveaways, Theme Nights Highlight This Summer at The Jack
March 28, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—The Daytona Tortugas have released their promotional schedule for the 2024 regular season. Highlights include the return of Copa de la Diversion and Marvel’s Defenders of the Diamond, three fireworks nights, 20 giveaway nights, popular theme nights, and revamped nightly specials. The Tortugas will open up their 66-game

Tortugas Celebrate Nationals Girls and Women in Sports Day

February 7, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fl.— The Daytona Tortugas are proud to partner with Minor League Baseball in support of National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD). NGWSD, which is powered by the Women's Sports Foundation, is an annual day of observance to acknowledge the accomplishments of female athletes, recognize the influence

Daytona Tortugas Announce 2024 Coaching Staff

Manager Julio Morillo leads four coaches returning to Daytona from ‘23 staff
January 12, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—In conjunction with the Cincinnati Reds, the Daytona Tortugas announced their coaching and support staff for the 2024 season on Friday afternoon. Manager Julio Morillo returns for his second season at the helm of the Tortugas and eighth year in the Cincinnati Reds organization. The 31-year-old native of

Daytona Tortugas Announce AdventHealth as Exclusive Health Care Provider

The two organizations, local officials, and student athletes celebrated the groundbreaking partnership at the iconic Jackie Robinson Ballpark.
January 12, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—Amidst the historic backdrop of the Jackie Robinson Ballpark, the Daytona Tortugas, a Minor League Baseball team affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds, announced AdventHealth as the team’s official and exclusive health care provider. “My heart swells with pride as we celebrate today,” said Audrey Gregory, Ph.D., RN, executive

Tortugas And The City Of Daytona Beach Agree To Long-Term Lease And Facility Upgrades To Jackie Robinson Ballpark

November 16, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Daytona Tortugas are pleased to announce the signing of a new lease with the City of Daytona Beach (CODB) that will allow the Tortugas to continue to call Jackie Robinson Ballpark home for the next 20 years, with options to extend the lease for an

Ethan O'Donnell Named Florida State League Player of the Month for September

O’Donnell second Tortuga honored as FSL’s top monthly hitter in 2023
October 10, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Following an outstanding finish to the regular season, Daytona Tortugas outfielder Ethan O’Donnell has been named the Florida State League Player of the Month for September, as announced by Minor League Baseball. The 21-year-old was honored alongside St. Lucie Mets RHP Douglas Orellana, who earned FSL Pitcher of

Daytona Tortugas Release 2024 Schedule

Tortugas to kick off 132-game slate on April 5
September 20, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—In conjunction with the Florida State League, the Daytona Tortugas have officially unveiled their 132-game schedule for the 2024 Florida State League season. The upcoming season will begin Friday, April 5 on the road in Port St. Lucie, Florida against the St. Lucie Mets and will conclude Sunday,

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

Tortugas End Season On High Note With 13-4 Rout

Daytona blows out St. Lucie to cap off 2023 campaign
September 10, 2023

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL—Carlos Sanchez and Yassel Pino drove in three runs apiece and the Daytona Tortugas rode a pair of big innings to a 13-4 rout to cap off the 2023 season with a victory over the St. Lucie Mets Sunday afternoon at Clover Park. Daytona (56-72) drew a

Aguilera Spins Gem, but St. Lucie Claims 3-2 Victory

September 9, 2023

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL—Gabriel Aguilera spun 5.0 scoreless innings, but a three-run sixth was enough for the St. Lucie Mets to squeak out a 3-2 victory over the Daytona Tortugas in the penultimate game of the 2023 season on Saturday night. St. Lucie (20-42, 44-83) secured a series victory with

Tortugas and Mets Cancelled Friday Night

September 8, 2023

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL—Friday night's game between the Daytona Tortugas and St. Lucie Mets has been cancelled due to rain. With both teams out of the Florida State League playoff race, the game will not be made up. The two teams will resume the series on Saturday night with starting