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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

Callihan, power pitching propel Daytona to 2-0 win over Dunedin

21-year-old clubs two-run home run in first at-bat back from injury; Three pitchers combine on four-hit shutout
May 17, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In his first official at-bat since June 2 of last year, 2B Tyler Callihan's two-run home run was the difference on Tuesday night. Behind the long ball, RHPs Hunter Parks, Luis Mey, and Ryan Cardona united on a four-hit shutout, as the Daytona Tortugas snapped a

Threshers trounce Tortugas in finale, 8-0

Shutout breaks longest streak without one to start a season in 'Tugas era
May 15, 2022

CLEARWATER, Fla. —After avoiding being shut out for the first 32 games, the record-long streak without one to start a season in the Tortugas' era came to a close in the series finale. Clearwater clubbed three solo home runs in the second inning and never looked back, as the Threshers

Threshers trample Tortugas, 9-5

Steven Leyton picks up a pair of RBI, as Daytona falls to Clearwater
May 14, 2022

CLEARWATER, Fla. — After erasing a four-run deficit in the ninth on Friday, Daytona erased 3-0 and 4-3 deficits early on Saturday night. However, like the night prior, Clearwater's offense was too much to overcome, as the Threshers held off the Tortugas, 9-5, at BayCare Ballpark. Clearwater (17-12) wasted no

Daytona downed by Clearwater, 9-8, in 10 innings

Tortugas rally from four down in ninth, take lead in 10th, but suffer sixth walk-off loss
May 13, 2022

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Down to their final strike twice, Daytona rallied from four runs down to force extra innings in the ninth and took their first lead on a CF Austin Hendrick single in the 10th. However, the miraculous comeback would not have a happy ending. Clearwater picked up a

Tortugas return Tuesday, May 17, with Margaritaville, Bark in the Park Nights on schedule

Hawaiian T-Shirt Giveaway, Best Dressed Uniforms, Thirsty Thursday, and more planned for first six games of homestand
May 13, 2022

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

Lee lifts Threshers over Tortugas, 4-2

Daytona puts tying runs on in ninth, but cannot complete comeback
May 12, 2022

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Trailing the whole game, Daytona rallied to put the tying and go-ahead runs aboard in the ninth inning. However, the comeback effort fell short, as Clearwater SS Hao Yu Lee's two-RBI night was too much to overcome, in the Threshers' 4-2 win over the Tortugas on Thursday

Clearwater clips Daytona, 8-4, on Wednesday

Jay Allen II reaches base five times, Blake Dunn picks up a pair of hits in season debut
May 11, 2022

CLEARWATER, Fla. — CF Jay Allen II took the baton from SS Gus Steiger's performance on Tuesday by reaching base five times and stealing three bags. LF Blake Dunn added a pair of knocks in his season debut, as well, but the Clearwater Threshers clipped the Daytona Tortugas, 8-4, on

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

Tortugas' Sam Benschoter named FSL Pitcher of the Week

24-year-old tosses five no-hit innings en route to victory and first career weekly award
May 9, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Minor League Baseball announced on Monday, May 9, that Daytona Tortugas RHP Sam Benschoter has been named the Florida State League Pitcher of the Week 20 (May 3-8). The 24-year-old is the first Daytona player to be honored with a weekly award this season. Benschoter is

Jupiter jostles Daytona in series finale, 5-2

Jamal O'Guinn reaches base four times, as Tortugas settle for series split
May 8, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — LF Jamal O'Guinn extended his on-base streak to nine games by reaching base four times on Sunday evening. However, Jupiter used a couple of two-run frames in the seventh and eighth to earn a series split, as the Hammerheads edged out a 5-2 victory over the

Three combine on three-hit shutout, as Daytona blanks Jupiter, 5-0

Sam Benschoter, José Franco, and Ryan Cardona unite for Tortugas' second blanking of the series
May 7, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For the second time in three games, Daytona's pitching staff was untouchable. The team carried a combined no-hitter into the seventh, as RHPs Sam Benschoter, José Franco, and Ryan Cardona united on a three-hit shutout in the Tortugas' 5-0 victory over the Jupiter Hammerheads in front

Tortugas' rally falls one run short against Hammerheads, 7-6

Daytona nearly erases seven-run deficit in defeat
May 6, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Trailing 7-0 entering the bottom of the sixth, the Tortugas came storming back. Daytona tallied four in the sixth and two more in the ninth, but stranded the tying and winning runs in scoring position, as the Jupiter Hammerheads squeaked out a 7-6 win over the

Four arms combine on five-hitter, as Daytona devours Jupiter, 10-0

Hunter Parks, Luis Mey, Alex Johnson, and Brett Lockwood roll on hill, while offense ties season-high in runs
May 5, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For the third-straight day, RF Austin Hendrick made a trip around the bases on a home run, while four Tortugas' pitchers marveled on the bump. RHPs Hunter Parks, Luis Mey, Alex Johnson, and Brett Lockwood combined on a five-hit shutout, as Daytona throttled the Jupiter Hammerheads,

Jupiter jumps past Daytona, 4-3

Austin Hendrick homers for second-straight day, but Tortugas upended
May 4, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For the second-straight day, RF Austin Hendrick powered a home run to center field. However, Jupiter grabbed the lead in the top of the fifth and never relinquished it, as the Hammerheads snuck past the Daytona Tortugas, 4-3, in front of 1,152 fans at Jackie Robinson

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

Mother's Day, Cinco de Mayo, Fireworks on tap as Tortugas start homestand Tuesday

First Copa de la Diversión Night of the year, Teacher Appreciation Night also part of six-game set
May 2, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Daytona Tortugas are set to return to Jackie Robinson Ballpark on Tuesday, May 3, for a six-game series against the Jupiter Hammerheads, the Florida State League affiliate of the Miami Marlins. Among the highlights of the week-long set is a Mother’s Day celebration on Sunday,

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,

Mets, Osborn overpower Tortugas, 6-3

St. Lucie catcher drives in five; Four 'Tugas collect multi-hit games in defeat
April 30, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.— Despite driving in only five runs over his first 13 games in 2022, St. Lucie's C Drake Osborn was an RBI machine against Daytona on Saturday night. The Mets' backstop drove in a career-high five runs, as St. Lucie quelled the Tortugas' comeback bid, despite a

Mets thwart Tortugas comeback bid, 4-3

Hayden Jones clubs first career home run, but Daytona leaves tying run at third in ninth
April 29, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — C Hayden Jones collected a pair of knocks including his first career home run, but Daytona's comeback attempt fell 90 feet short in the ninth inning. The Mets scooted out to an early lead and held on to win, as St. Lucie edged past Daytona,

Daytona rallies late to snatch 3-2 victory from St. Lucie

Gus Steiger's go-ahead, pinch-hit RBI single in ninth the difference, as 'Tugas snap slide
April 28, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Despite trailing through the first five frames and being one-hit into the ninth inning, the Tortugas' confidence never wavered. Daytona tied it in the sixth and took the lead for good on Gus Steiger's pinch-hit RBI infield single in the top of the ninth, as

Mets mash past Tortugas on Wednesday, 5-2

St. Lucie clubs a pair of home runs, as Daytona limited to three hits in defeat
April 27, 2022

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — LHP Nick Zwack and LHP Keyshawn Askew were stupendous for St. Lucie on Wednesday night. The Mets' left-handers combined for 15 strikeouts and limited the Tortugas to only three hits, as St. Lucie captured their second-straight over Daytona, 5-2, at Clover Park. 3B William Lugo

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

Daytona drives five-run fifth to 7-4 triumph over Bradenton

Gus Steiger registers fifth-straight multi-hit game, as Tortugas win for sixth time in seven games
April 24, 2022

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — SS Gus Steiger continued his recent tear by registering his fifth-straight multi-hit game on Sunday evening. The 23-year-old made several vital defense plays in the final few innings to keep Daytona in charge, as the Tortugas utilized a five-run fifth inning to topple the Bradenton Marauders,

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