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Festa Named FSL Pitcher of the Week, Promoted to A+ Cedar Rapids

May 16, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 16, 2022) - Twins' pitching prospect David Festa has been named the Florida State League Pitcher of the Week and has also been promoted to High-A Cedar Rapids. Festa spun six hitless innings Tuesday against Palm Beach, leading the Mighty Mussels to their fifth no-hitter in

Mussels Earn First Six-Game Sweep in Franchise History

May 15, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla (May 15, 2022) – The Mighty Mussels racked up their seventh win in a row in the finale of the series Sunday, defeating the Palm Beach Cardinals 6-0 at Hammond Stadium. The victory sealed Fort Myers’ (20-10) first six-game sweep in franchise history. Mussels’ pitching spun a

Mussels Slug Way to Six-Game Winning Streak

May 14, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 14, 2022) – Fort Myers came out swinging against the Palm Beach Cardinals on Saturday afternoon, winning their sixth straight game by a 10-4 margin at Hammond Stadium. Mikey Perez and Emmanuel Rodriguez both reached base four times. Perez tallied four RBI, setting a new career

Pitching Leads the Way as Mussels Sweep Doubleheader

May 13, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla (May 13, 2022) – The Mighty Mussels continued their winning streak, sweeping the Friday doubleheader against the Palm Beach Cardinals by scores of 3-0 and 3-2 respectively at Hammond Stadium. In game one, Hunter McMahon (1-0) earned the win in relief for Fort Myers (18-10) after a

Thursday's Matchup Between Fort Myers and Palm Beach Postponed

May 12, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 12, 2022) – Thursday’s game between the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels and Palm Beach Cardinals has been postponed due to rain at Hammond Stadium. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader at 4:30 p.m. on Friday. Both games will be seven innings.

Festa, Nowlin, and McMahon Combine for Fort Myers’ First Nine-Inning No-Hitter

May 10, 2022

by John Vittas FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 10, 2022) – David Festa, Jaylen Nowlin and Hunter McMahon combined for the first nine-inning no-hitter in Fort Myers franchise history Tuesday, as the Mighty Mussels defeated the Palm Beach Cardinals 3-0 at Hammond Stadium. Tuesday’s no-no was the second in eight months

Perez, Schmidt Lead Mussels to Split in Lakeland

May 8, 2022

LAKELAND, Fla (May 8, 2022) – The Mussels took care of business on Sunday, winning 9-1 to earn a split of the six-game series against the Lakeland Flying Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium. Four Mussels (14-10) pitchers combined on a four-hitter, while Fort Myers notched double-digit hits for the fourth

Mussels Set Season-High in a 9-1 Blowout of Tigers

May 6, 2022

LAKELAND, Fla (May 6, 2022) – The Mighty Mussels bats exploded for a season-high 15 hits Thursday in a commanding 9-1 win over the Lakeland Flying Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium. Noah Miller went 3-for-5 with a double and home run in the win, and has led the charge for

Miller and Rodriguez Muscle Fort Myers to 7-6 Extra-Inning Win

May 5, 2022

LAKELAND, Fla. (May 5, 2022) – Fort Myers scored in six of their 10 offensive innings Thursday, defeating the Lakeland Flying Tigers 7-6 in 10 innings at Joker Marchant Stadium. Noah Miller set a season-high with four hits, reaching base in all five plate appearances. Emmanuel Rodriguez drew three walks

Flying Tigers Top Mussels 4-3 in 10 Innings

May 5, 2022

LAKELAND, Fla. (May 4, 2022) - Fort Myers Mighty Mussels fell just short to the Lakeland Flying Tigers 4-3 in 10 innings at Joker Marchant Stadium Wednesday. In the top of the first, Fort Myers threatened with a lead-off triple from Jake Rucker, but nothing would come of it. In

Mussels Drop Rain-Shortened 2-1 Decision in Lakeland

May 3, 2022

LAKELAND, Fla. (May 3, 2022) – Kala’i Rosario delivered his third home run of the season Tuesday, but rain impacted the Mighty Mussels for the fourth straight day, as Fort Myers dropped the series opener 2-1 to the Flying Tiger at Joker Marchant Stadium. The Mussels (11-8) were no-hit through

Mussels and Threshers Suspended in the 11th Inning Tied 4-4

May 1, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 1, 2022) – The Clearwater Threshers and Fort Myers Mighty Mussels were suspended in a tie game 4-4 during the eleventh inning Sunday at Hammond Stadium. The Mussels and Threshers went scoreless in the tenth inning before the rain came and suspended the game as the

Saturday’s Mussels-Threshers Doubleheader Postponed

April 30, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 30, 2022) – Saturday’s scheduled doubleheader between the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels and Clearwater Threshers has been postponed due to persistent inclement weather. Both games will be rescheduled for dates during the May 11-17 series at BayCare Ballpark in Clearwater. Sunday’s game at Hammond Stadium is

Mussels-Threshers Game Postponed Due to Weather

April 29, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 29, 2022) – Friday’s game between the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels and Clearwater Threshers has been postponed due to severe weather at Hammond Stadium. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 4:30 p.m. Both games will be seven

Rosario’s Homer Lifts Fort Myers Past Threshers 3-2

April 28, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 28, 2022) – Kala’i Rosario’s go-ahead two-run homer in the fifth inning lifted the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels to a 3-2 win over the Clearwater Threshers at Hammond Stadium Thursday. The Mussels (11-7) trailed 1-0 going into the top of the fifth. On the first pitch

Mussels Drop Game Two 6-1 to Clearwater

April 27, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 27, 2022) – The Clearwater Threshers extended their winning streak to eight games after a 6-1 win over the Mighty Mussels at Hammond Stadium Wednesday. Kendall Simmons was a thorn in Fort Myer’s side all night long, putting together a 3-for-5 effort with two doubles and

Threshers take series-opener from Mussels 7-3

April 26, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 26, 2022) - The Clearwater Threshers moved their winning streak to seven games Tuesday, defeating the Mighty Mussels 7-3 at Hammond Stadium. In a scoreless game in the top of the first, Alexeis Azuaje reached on a throwing error by Mighty Mussels’ starter Steve Hajjar (0-1).

Adams Deals as Blue Jays Rally to Split Series

April 24, 2022

DUNEDIN, Fla. (April 24, 2022) – Travis Adams tossed five terrific innings Sunday, but the Dunedin Blue Jays rallied in the ninth inning to beat Fort Myers 3-2 at TD Ballpark. Adams allowed just one hit and one walk over his five frames. Right-hander Mike Paredes spun three scoreless in

Mussels Power Past Blue Jays 7-3

April 24, 2022

DUNEDIN, Fla. (April 23, 2022) – The Fort Myers Mighty Mussels mashed three home runs Saturday, powering past the Dunedin Blue Jays 7-3 at TD Ballpark. All three long balls left the bat with exit velocities in the triple-digits. The Mussels’ (10-4) are now the first team in the Florida

Blue Jays grab Thursday tilt 5-2 over Mussels

April 21, 2022

DUNEDIN, Fla. (April 21, 2022) – All nine Mussels’ starters reached base Thursday, but the Dunedin Blue Jays took Thursday’s tilt 5-2 at TD Ballpark. Fort Myers (9-3) left 12 runners on base, including seven over the final four innings. After five straight wins, Thursday marked the Mussels’ first road

Neuse’s Homer Pushes Mussels Past Blue Jays 4-3

April 22, 2022

DUNEDIN, Fla. (April 20, 2022) – Dylan Neuse’s first career home run pushed the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels past the Dunedin Blue Jays 4-3 at TD Ballpark Wednesday. With the game tied 2-2 in the seventh inning, Neuse cranked a two-run dinger over the bullpen in left to give Fort

Raya Dominates Blue Jays in 4-2 Sprint

April 19, 2022

DUNEDIN, Fla. (April 19, 2022) – Marco Raya struck out a career-high 10 batters Tuesday, leading the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels to a 4-2 win over the Dunedin Blue Jays at TD Ballpark. Raya (1-0) faced the minimum over six brilliant innings. He allowed just one baserunner all night, a

John Stankiewicz Named FSL Pitcher of the Week

April 19, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 19, 2022) – Fort Myers Mighty Mussels’ right-handed pitcher John Stankiewicz has been named the Florida State League Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Monday. Stankiewicz struck out a career-high 11 batters Friday, tossing six scoreless innings against the Jupiter Hammerheads. He allowed only

Adams Deals, Rucker Homers in 4-3 Loss to Jupiter 

April 17, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 17, 2022) – Travis Adams spun five scoreless innings Sunday, but the Jupiter Hammerheads took the finale of the series 4-3 at Hammond Stadium. Adams struck out seven while allowing just two hits and one walk. The Twins’ sixth-round pick threw 75 pitches (50 strikes) while

Mussels Roar Past Jupiter, Stay Perfect with 12-0 Victory

April 16, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 15, 2022) – The Fort Myers Mighty Mussels roared past Jupiter in their Tiger-themed jerseys Friday, swatting four home runs while blowing out the Hammerheads 12-0 at Hammond Stadium. The franchise has begun the season 7-0 for just the third time in the Fort Myers era