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Daytona Tortugas announce 2023 schedule

Tortugas set to open 132-game season Friday, April 7; Begin home slate on Tuesday, April 11
September 12, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - In conjunction with the Cincinnati Reds and Major League Baseball, the Daytona Tortugas have announced their game schedule for the 2023 season on Monday afternoon. The Tortugas will play a grand total of 132 games with 66 games at Jackie Robinson Ballpark and another 66 contests

Homers hamper Tortugas in 5-2 loss to Mets

Two-run shot by Omar De Los Santos in the sixth derails Daytona in opener
May 31, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — DH Jack Rogers collected a pair of two-baggers in the series opener, but it was a pair of home runs that subdued Daytona. RF Carlos Domínguez smashed a solo shot in the second and DH Omar De Los Santos added a go-ahead two-run blast in

Back-to-back blasts bump Daytona over Jupiter, 7-4

Jamal O'Guinn and Hayden Jones club consecutive decisive home runs for fifth-straight win
June 22, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tied at three entering the bottom of the seventh, it was a pair of 2021 undrafted free agents who stepped into the hero role. PH-LF Jamal O'Guinn poked a go-ahead pinch-hit home run and C Hayden Jones followed with a blast of his own, as the

St. Lucie squeezes past Daytona in pitcher's duel, 3-1

José Franco punches out five over 4.2 innings in two-run defeat
August 6, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — The Tortugas' starting pitching continued to thrive on Saturday night, as RHP José Franco struck out five hitters over 4.2 one-run innings. However, the Mets picked up runs in the seventh and eighth to take the lead for good in St. Lucie's 3-1 victory over

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

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 and Cardinals washed out on Friday

Game will be made up with doubleheader on Saturday at 5:05 p.m. ET
May 27, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Daytona Tortugas' scheduled game on Friday evening against the Palm Beach Cardinals at Jackie Robinson Ballpark has been postponed due to constant rain, lightning, and field conditions. As a result, both teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday, May 28, with the first pitch of

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

Daytona and St. Lucie split Sunday doubleheader

Three pitchers combine on two-hit shutout in game one; Fernández clubs homer in nightcap
July 10, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — RHP José Franco, RHP Luis Mey, and LHP Jayvien Sandridge combined to strike out 14 hitters in Daytona's two-hit shutout of St Lucie in game one. However, SS Ilvin Fernández's home run was not enough in the nightcap, as the Tortugas snatched the opener, 4-0, and

Daytona drops doubleheader with Dunedin

Blue Jays snare lid-lifter, 7-2; Take nightcap, 5-2, as Tortugas settle for series split
May 22, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Things did not break Daytona's way in their first doubleheader of the season. Dunedin scored five runs in the fifth to capture the opening game, 7-2 and used back-to-back home runs in the third to snag game two,7-2, as the Blue Jays swept the doubleheader from

Blue Jays blank Tortugas, 4-0, in weather-shortened affair

Game called with one out in the bottom of the eighth due to rain and lightning
May 20, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For the first time all season, weather interrupted baseball for the Tortugas. After a 30-minute delay due to rain and lightning, Friday evening's game was called. CF Chavez Young reached base four times and scored three runs, as the Blue Jays snapped Daytona's three-game winning streak

Tortugas and Hammerheads' season-series finale canceled on Sunday

Contest will not be made up as Jupiter and Daytona do not meet again in second half
August 28, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — The Daytona Tortugas' scheduled game on Sunday afternoon against the Jupiter Hammerheads at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium has been canceled due to inclement weather and the threat of further inclement weather throughout the day. Since both teams do not meet again before the second half concludes on

Three-run eighth sends St. Lucie over Daytona, 4-2

Jones hammers home run, Acuña shines in organizational debut
August 2, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — DH Hayden Jones continued his recent tear with a two-run home run, while RHP José Acuña yielded just one unearned run over five innings in his organizational debut for Daytona. However, St. Lucie scored three unearned runs in the eighth, as the Mets defeated the

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

Seven-run eighth sends Daytona to 10-6 win over Dunedin

Hendrick and Minier bookend frame with two-run homers, as Tortugas win third-straight
May 19, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — RF Austin Hendrick and 2B Braylin Minier — neither of which started the game — each slammed two-run home runs as a part of Daytona's seven-run eighth inning. The Tortugas rode the offensive explosion to their third-straight victory, besting the Dunedin Blue Jays, 10-6, in front

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,

Daytona and Tampa's Thursday matchup washed out

Game will be made up with a doubleheader on Friday, September 9 at 5:05 p.m.
September 8, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Daytona Tortugas' scheduled game on Thursday evening against the Tampa Tarpons at Jackie Robinson Ballpark has been postponed due to persistent rain and the further threat of more rain throughout the evening. As a result, both teams will play a doubleheader on Friday, September 9,

Tortugas tackle Tarpons, 9-8, in walk-off thriller

Daytona erases a pair of five-run deficits to earn second walk-off win of 2022
September 8, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Despite trailing 5-0 in the fourth and 6-1 in the sixth, the Daytona Tortugas rallied to score eight of the game's final 10 runs to walk-off the Tampa Tarpons, 9-8, in 10 innings before 1,010 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Wednesday night. Behind 6-1 heading

'Tugas and Tarpons split Tuesday twinbill

Edwin Arroyo picks up three hits, drives in four runs over pair of contests
September 7, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — SS Edwin Arroyo picked up multiple RBIs in both ends of the doubleheader, as the Daytona Tortugas captured the suspended game from July 17, 5-0, while the Tampa Tarpons took game two, 7-6, in front of 1,476 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Tuesday night. After

Dunn and Daytona dominate Jupiter, 9-2

Blake Dunn homers, reaches base four more times in Tortugas' triumph
August 26, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — RF Blake Dunn reached base in 10-straight plate appearances from Thursday night into Friday, adding a solo home run and a pair of stolen bases. Daytona utilized the offense of the 23-year-old and his teammates, as the Tortugas tamed the Jupiter Hammerheads, 9-2, on Friday night at

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,

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,

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

Tortugas throttle Flying Tigers, 12-8, to snap skid

Callihan ties career-high in RBI, Creal matches career-best in hits to end three-game slide
June 18, 2022

LAKELAND, Fla. — 2B Tyler Callihan tied a career-high with four runs batted in, while RF Ashton Creal matched a career-best with three hits, as the Daytona Tortugas snapped a three-game losing streak with a 12-8 victory over the Lakeland Flying Tigers on Friday night from Publix Field at Joker