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Daytona Tortugas announce 2023 coaching staff

Former ‘Tugas catcher Julio Morillo takes over as manager; Lenny Harris, Dick Schofield return to staff
January 18, 2023

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - In conjunction with the Cincinnati Reds, the Daytona Tortugas have announced their minor league coaching staff assignments for the upcoming 2023 Florida State League campaign. Julio Morillo, a catcher on the Tortugas’ inaugural squad in 2015, returns to the World’s Most Famous Beach as manager. Dick

Tortugas' Josh Hobson named PBATS Florida State League Athletic Trainer of the Year

Hobson receives league honor in sixth full season as an athletic trainer in the Reds' organization
September 20, 2022

ATLANTA (September 12, 2022) – President Ron Porterfield of the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) announced the winners of the Minor League Athletic Trainers of the Year Awards for the 2022 baseball season on Monday, September 12. The PBATS Minor League Baseball awards are given annually to one member

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

Rain, lightning halt Tortugas and Tarpons regular season finale

Cade Hunter blasts two-run home run before weather ends contest in the fourth
September 11, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — DH Cade Hunter pounded a two-run home run to tie the game at two, but three batters later the game was over. Due to rain, lightning, and the threat of further weather throughout the evening, Sunday evening's regular-season finale between the Daytona Tortugas and Tampa Tarpons

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

Daytona dashes Tampa's playoff hopes in extra-inning victory

Dunn's single in the bottom of the 10th provides Tortugas second-straight walk-off win
September 10, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After a 2-hour and 40-minute delay at the onset of the game due to rain and lightning trimmed a doubleheader to one nine-inning game, it was yet another marathon to the finish. After 10 innings and three hours and 19 minutes of baseball, RF Blake Dunn's

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

Tortugas' José Acuña brings home Florida State League Pitcher of the Week honors

19-year-old hurls five shutout innings of one-hit baseball to earn first career weekly award
September 5, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Minor League Baseball announced on Monday, September 5, that Daytona Tortugas RHP José Acuña has been named the Florida State League Pitcher of the Week for Week 21 (August 29-September 4). The 19-year-old is the fourth Daytona player to be honored with a weekly award in

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

Rogers rolls Tortugas to 11-7 triumph over Cardinals

Spring, Texas resident ties career-high with three hits, drives in three to snap slide
September 3, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — RF Jack Rogers tied a career-high with three hits and drove in another three runs, while the Daytona Tortugas racked up a season-best-matching 15 hits in an 11-7 victory over the Palm Beach Cardinals on Saturday night at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. After falling behind in the

Palm Beach propels past Daytona, 3-2

Austin Callahan and Yerlin Confidan collect multi-hit games in loss
September 2, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — 3B Austin Callahan and RF Yerlin Confidan each recorded multi-hit games for Daytona, but Palm Beach put up two runs in the fifth to take the lead for good, as the Cardinals claimed a 3-2 victory over the Tortugas on Friday night at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium.

Tortugas return for final Bob Ross Bobblehead, Margaritaville Night, fireworks in season-ending homestand

Thirsty Thursday, Bark in the Park, food and drink specials headline final six games of 2022 regular season
September 2, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Daytona Tortugas return to Jackie Robinson Ballpark for the final time during the 2022 regular season for six games starting on Tuesday, September 6, against the Tampa Tarpons, the Florida State League affiliate of the New York Yankees. Among the highlights of the final six

Cabell's clout helps Cards clip Tortugas, 5-3

Braylin Minier picks up a pair of hits and RBI, but Daytona drops third-straight
September 1, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — 3B Braylin Minier garnered a pair of singles and drove in two in the top of the seventh to give Daytona the lead. However, DH Elijah Cabell's three-run home run for Palm Beach in the bottom of the inning proved to be the difference, as the Cardinals

Tortugas can't corral Cardinals, fall, 6-3

Cade Hunter picks up two hits, RBI in debut; Héctor Rodríguez brings in two
August 31, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — C Cade Hunter garnered two hits with exit velocities in excess of 100 mph during his debut, while CF Héctor Rodríguez collected two more RBI for Daytona. However, Palm Beach pushed forward and captured their fifth-straight victory, toppling the Tortugas, 6-3, on Wednesday night at Roger Dean

Daytona dashed by Palm Beach, 5-1, in opener

Austin Callahan triples, scores, as Tortugas' three-game win streak snapped
August 30, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — 3B Austin Callahan tripled and scored on an error to open Daytona's and the game's scoring in the top of the third inning. However, Palm Beach took the lead in the bottom of the inning and never looked back. The Cardinals scored four in the third and

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

Tortugas ride Rogers, Faltine to extra-inning win, 8-5

Rogers records first career multi-homer game, Faltine lofts first career blast
August 27, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — The Lone Star state was well represented for Daytona on Saturday night. Spring native DH Jack Rogers registered his first career multi-home run game, while his old friend and Richmond resident SS Trey Faltine clubbed the first blast of his career, as the Tortugas rallied to usurp

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 throttle Hammerheads, 11-1, to even series

Arroyo clubs first home run in the organization, Dunn reaches base six times in rout
August 25, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — A one-run game into the final two innings of regulation, the offense made sure the Tortugas did not have to sweat the final six outs. Daytona erupted for nine runs on seven hits over their final two trips to the plate, throttling the Jupiter Hammerheads, 11-1, on

Jupiter jostles doubleheader sweep from Daytona

Héctor Rodríguez goes 3-for-6, scores three runs, triples twice, drives in a run over twinbill
August 24, 2022

JUPITER, Fla. — CF Héctor Rodríguez continued his offensive tear since coming over from the New York Mets organization at the trade deadline. The 18-year-old tripled twice and scored three runs over both games, but it was not enough for Daytona, as the Jupiter Hammerheads swept the twinbill from the

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

Tortugas' Yassel Pino earns Florida State League Player of the Week

20-year-old paces the FSL in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, and OPS over six games
August 22, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Minor League Baseball announced on Monday, August 22, that Daytona Tortugas 1B Yassel Pino has been named the Florida State League Player of the Week for Week 19 (August 15-21). The 20-year-old is the third Daytona player to be honored with a weekly award in 2022.

Walks weigh down Tortugas, fall in homestand finale

Pino clubs homer for third-straight game; Minier collects three hits
August 21, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — 1B Yassel Pino smashed a home run for the third-straight game, while 3B Braylin Minier collected a season-high three hits, but the Clearwater Threshers outlasted the Daytona Tortugas, 9-6, in front of 2,190 fans at Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Sunday evening. Clearwater (18-30, 53-60) started quickly