DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Daytona Tortugas are set to return to Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Tuesday, May 17, for a 12-game homestand starting with a six-contest series against the Dunedin Blue Jays, the Florida State League affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. Among the highlights of the first six
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Daytona Tortugas are set to return to Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Tuesday, May 17, for a 12-game homestand starting with a six-contest series against the Dunedin Blue Jays, the Florida State League affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. Among the highlights of the first six games is the first Margaritaville Night of the year on Friday, another Bark in the Park Night on Saturday, and a Bud Light Thirsty Thursday™.
The Tortugas open the series on Tuesday, May 17, with another Shell Yeah Cookout. The $15 add-on includes the full “Bases Loaded” menu during a 90-minute buffet with hot dogs, hamburgers, pulled pork, baked beans, cookies, Pepsi products, and more. It is also a Breast Cancer Awareness Night presented by Radiology Associates Imaging. The Tortugas will don special pink-clad uniforms that will be auctioned off at the end of the season with all proceeds to raise money and awareness in the fight against breast cancer. Silver Sluggers Night presented by Conviva is a part of the festivities. The exclusive 60-and-older club features deals at the team store and concession stands for members and more. The series opener also marks a Taco Tuesday with options at the concession stands starting at just $3. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
Come with an appetite on Wednesday, May 18, for a Belly Buster Wednesday presented by Marco’s Pizza. A long-standing fan favorite, starting at just $14, patrons will receive a bracelet and may indulge in all-you-can-eat hot dogs, hamburgers, pizza, and popcorn at concession stands all evening long. It will also be Mustache Appreciation Night with special on-field games and activities to celebrate the occasion. The first pitch of game two is set for 7:05 p.m.
The biggest party in Central Florida returns to the World’s Most Famous Beach on, Thursday, May 19, with a Thirsty Thursday™ presented by Bud Light. All fans will be able to beat the heat and enjoy their favorite draft beer or fountain soda for as low as $1 at concession and beer stands throughout the night. That evening’s affair is slated to begin at 7:05 p.m.
Break out your shaker of salt on Friday, May 20, with the Tortugas’ first Margaritaville Night of the season. Fans are advised to arrive early, as the first 1,000 fans through the gates will receive a special Tortugas’ themed Hawaiian T-Shirt Giveaway! As part of the celebration, Tortugas’ players and coaches will wear specially branded uniforms that will be auctioned off during the season. Friday Night Happy Hour comes back to the ballpark, as well, with special discounts on select draft beers at the concession stands. Prior to the first pitch, fans will also be able to enjoy Live Music from Mike & Vin on the third-base riverwalk. The weekend gets underway with a 7:05 p.m. first pitch.
Saturday, May 21, marks the second Bark in the Park Night of the 2022 season. For just $2, fans can purchase a “pooch pass” so their four-legged friend can enjoy a nine-inning vacation, as well. That night will also feature City of Holly Hill Night including special discounted tickets for Holly Hill residents. The penultimate contest of the series is set to begin at 7:05 p.m.
The first half of the two-week homestand comes to a close on Sunday, May 22, with a Shelldon’s Family Fun Night. Members of the brand-new kids and family plan receive tickets to every Sunday home game in addition to a Tortugas’ hat, a meal voucher — good for a free hot dog, popcorn, and small fountain drink — at the gates. After the final out, youngsters take the diamond with Kids Run The Bases presented by Neighbor’s Ice Cream Parlor. The series finale is penciled in for a 5:35 p.m. first pitch.
Gates will open at 6 p.m. for the first five games of the series. They will open at 4:30 p.m. for the finale on Sunday. Single-game tickets, group packages, season tickets, and more are currently available and can be purchased online at www.daytonatortugas.com or by calling the Tortugas’ Ticket Office at (386) 257-3172.
PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERS (all broadcasts available on daytonatortugas.com and the MiLB First Pitch app)
TUESDAY: TBA vs. TBA
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THURSDAY: TBA vs. TBA
FRIDAY: TBA vs. TBA
SATURDAY: TBA vs. TBA
SUNDAY: TBA vs. TBA
ABOUT THE DAYTONA TORTUGAS
The Daytona Tortugas are the Single-A Affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds and a member of Minor League Baseball’s Florida State League. The Tortugas play at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in downtown Daytona Beach, Fla. Jackie Robinson Ballpark also plays host to Bethune-Cookman University, the Jackie Robinson Ballpark Museum, and many community events and initiatives of all sizes throughout the year.