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Tortugas Rally From Five Down to Walk-off Mets in Series Finale

Daytona claims series win on second zany walk-off of the series
April 28, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—The Daytona Tortugas rallied from five runs down in the seventh to win on a two-run fielder’s choice and error in the ninth, stunning the St. Lucie Mets for an 8-7 victory on Sunday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (12-9) claimed their second straight series victory with

Almonte’s Two Homers and Strong Night on Mound Leads Rapid 5-0 Win

Daytona earns second shutout victory in tidy all-around effort
April 27, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—Ariel Almonte blasted two of the squad’s three homers and three pitchers held the St. Lucie Mets to just four hits as the Daytona Tortugas blanked the St. Lucie Mets 5-0 on Saturday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (11-9) secured no worse than a series split thanks

Martinez, Brutti Brilliant, But Miscue Mars 2-0 Defeat

Second-inning error is key play in Friday night defeat
April 26, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—Juan Martinez and Ben Brutti both turned in their longest outings of the season, but a second-inning throwing error brought home the only runs of the game as the St. Lucie Mets spoiled the Rumberos de Daytona’s party in a 2-0 loss on Friday night at Jackie Robinson

Almonte’s Pinch-Hit Blast Leads Tortugas to 2-0 Victory

April 25, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—Ariel Almonte drilled a two-run pinch-hit home run in the eighth and three pitchers combined to hold the St. Lucie Mets to five hits as the Daytona Tortugas claimed a 2-0 victory on Thursday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (10-8) earned their third shutout victory of the

Wild Wednesday Walk-off Evens Series

Tortugas score twice on Cabrera’s final chaotic hit to swipe victory
April 24, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—Ricardo Cabrera tied the game on a ninth-inning hit and came around to score on the same bizarre play as the Daytona Tortugas pulled off a thrilling 5-4 comeback win over the St. Lucie Mets on Wednesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (9-8) earned their second walk-off

Cabrera Extends Hit Streak in Shutout Loss

Tortuga third baseman adds to season-best streak as Tortugas blanked
April 23, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Reigning Florida State League Player of the Week Ricardo Cabrera extended his hitting streak to a team-high eight games, but the Daytona Tortugas were held to just two hits in a 4-0 loss to the St. Lucie Mets on Tuesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. St. Lucie (8-8)

Ricardo Cabrera Named Florida State League Player of the Week

Daytona infielder bats .500 over six-game tear over past week
April 22, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—Daytona Tortugas infielder Ricardo Cabrera has been named the Florida State League Player of the Week for the week of April 16-21 after a huge series against the Bradenton Marauders. The 19-year-old native of Pariaguan, Venezuela shined during the most recent six-game stretch for Daytona, going 10-for-20 with

Tortugas Hit Three Homers, But Late Bradenton Rally Leads to 8-7 Loss

Daytona twice one out from victory, but suffer second walk-off loss of series
April 21, 2024

BRADENTON, Fla—Three home runs staked the Daytona Tortugas to a 5-1 lead, but the Bradenton Marauders scored twice in the ninth and three more times in the tenth to swipe a walk-off, 8-7 victory on Sunday afternoon at LECOM Park. Daytona (8-7) won four of six in the series, though

Big Hit, Big Throws Key Tortugas to Series-Clinching Win

Daytona secures series victory with Houdini act in the ninth
April 20, 2024

BRADENTON, Fla—Connor Burns stroked a go-ahead two-run single in the eighth while throwing out two attempted base-stealers and Trey Faltine threw out two additional runners on the bases—including the tying run at the plate in the ninth—as the Daytona Tortugas secured a series victory with a 4-3 nailbiter over the

Duno’s Bat, Lorant’s Strikeouts Lead Tortugas to 4-1 Win

Tortugas earn tidy victory to earn third win of series
April 19, 2024

BRADENTON, Fla.—Nestor Lorant struck out ten batters out of the bullpen, Alfredo Duno notched three hits and two RBI, and the Daytona Tortugas came away with a 4-1 victory over the Bradenton Marauders on Friday night at LECOM Park. Daytona (7-6) has now won three of the first four games

Stadium Replica Giveaway, Rumberos de Daytona, and Healthcare Heores Night Highlight Second Homestand

Team Picture Giveaway, Bark in the Park, and Princess and Pirates Night and more on the schedule!
April 19, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—The Daytona Tortugas return home with six games beginning Tuesday, April 23 against the St. Lucie Mets, the Florida State League Class-A affiliate of the New York Mets. Among the highlights of the six contests is Copa de la Diversion Night including Gary Yeomans Feel Good Friday spotlight

Five-Run 11th Carries Tortugas to Extra-Innings Triumph

Daytona takes series lead by turning tables on Marauders
April 18, 2024

BRADENTON, Fla—Yerlin Confidan threw out the winning run at the plate in the ninth, then keyed a five-run rally in the 11th as the Daytona Tortugas outlasted the Bradenton Marauders in an 8-4, 11-inning victory on Thursday night at LECOM Park. Daytona (6-6) shook off Wednesday’s 12-inning defeat to win

Cabrera Blasts Late Homer, but Bradenton Swipes 12-Inning Win

Tortugas one out from victory, but bases-loaded double flips outcome
April 17, 2024

BRADENTON, Fla—Ricardo Cabrera blasted a go-ahead, two-run homer in the top of the 12th, but Javier Rivas crushed a two-out, three-run walk-off double to send the Bradenton Marauders to a 4-3 victory in 12 innings on Wednesday at LECOM Park. Bradenton (2-9) snapped a seven-game losing skid and overcame 16

Burns Slams Tortugas to Series-Opening Win

Sixth-inning grand slam powers Tortugas over Marauders
April 16, 2024

BRADENTON, Fla—Connor Burns broke open a scoreless game with a sixth-inning grand slam and three pitchers allowed just four hits as the Daytona Tortugas began their road trip with a 5-2 win over the Bradenton Marauders at LECOM Park. Daytona (5-5) nailed down the win by retiring the final 11

Legislation Introduced to Designate Jackie Robinson Ballpark a National Commemorative Site

Waltz, Soto, and Rubio Introduce the Jackie Robinson Ballpark Commemorative Site Act
April 15, 2024

On Jackie Robinson Day, Monday, April 15, legislation was introduced in both the United States House of Representative and United States Senate by Rep. Michael Waltz, who represents Daytona Beach and the surrounding communities, and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida at large. The full release from Rep. Waltz's office: WASHINGTON,

Two Big Blasts Not Enough in 10-8, Ten-Inning Defeat

Pair of three-run homers can’t overcome season high in errors, runs allowed
April 14, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—Ariel Almonte and Ricardo Cabrera crushed three-run home runs, but the Daytona Tortugas committed five errors and surrendered a season-worst ten runs as the Palm Beach Cardinals claimed a 10-8 victory in ten innings on Sunday evening at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Palm Beach (6-3) won the series with

Tortugas Bounce Back to Blank Birds, 2-0

Daytona returns the favor one night after shutout defeat
April 13, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—One night after being shutout, the Daytona Tortugas flipped the script on Saturday night, defeating the Palm Beach Cardinals 2-0 at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Daytona (4-4) held Palm Beach (5-3) to just four hits in earning their second shutout victory of the season, overcoming a strong 6.0-inning start

Aguilera Excellent, but Tortugas Can’t Recover from Early Homer in 4-0 Defeat

Tortugas blanked on three hits for the second time in four days
April 12, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Gabriel Aguilera spun 5.0 excellent innings in relief and Dominic Pitelli recorded his fifth straight multi-hit game, but a big blast in the fourth separated the Palm Beach Cardinals as they took a 4-0 victory over the Daytona Tortugas in front of 2,815 fans on Friday night at

Pitelli’s Walk-Off Homer Ends Wild 8-7 Victory

Pitelli swats two of four Daytona homers in seesaw battle for first home win
April 11, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—Trey Faltine tied the game with a two-run ninth-inning home run and Dominic Pitelli’s second longball of the night won it three batters later as the Daytona Tortugas hit four home runs in the final four innings to outslug the Palm Beach Cardinals 8-7 on Wednesday night at

Franco Makes Triumphant Return as Tortugas Fall 5-3

Right-hander showcases stuff in first game action since 2022
April 10, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—Righthander Jose Franco struck out seven batters over 4.0 solid innings in his return from Tommy John surgery, but the Palm Beach Cardinals broke a tie game open against the bullpen to claim a 5-3 victory over the Daytona Tortugas on Wednesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. Palm

Martinez Shines in Relief, but Tortugas Quiet in 4-0 Defeat

Large crowd kept at bay as Palm Beach holds Daytona to three hits
April 9, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla—Tortugas reliever Juan Martinez dazzled on the mound, but an opening night crowd of 2,730 was kept quiet most of the night as the Daytona Tortugas were held to just three hits as they fell to the Palm Beach Cardinals 4-0 on Tuesday night at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.

Ascanio Homers, Pitching Shines in Shutout Win

April 7, 2024

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla—Johnny Ascanio connected for his first home run of the season and three Daytona hurlers combined to blank the St. Lucie Mets 2-0 as the Daytona Tortugas claimed a series victory on Sunday afternoon at Clover Park. Daytona (2-1) did not walk a batter and allowed just

Pitelli’s Four Hits, Rock-Solid Relief Critical in First Win of ‘24

April 6, 2024

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla—Dominic Pitelli stroked four hits—including three extra-base hits—and three relievers shut out St. Lucie over the final six innings as the Daytona Tortugas scored four times in the seventh to break open a tie game on their way to a 6-2 victory over the St. Lucie Mets

Big Week Planned as Tortugas Begin 2024 Home Schedule on Tuesday

Magnet Schedule giveaways, Replica Jersey night, and Princess Night highlight first week at The Jack
April 6, 2024

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—The Daytona Tortugas are set to begin their 66-game home schedule with six games beginning Tuesday, April 9 against the Palm Beach Cardinals, the Florida State League Class-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. The six-games will be highlighted by a weeklong 2024 Magnet Schedule giveaway, a Kids

Burns Blasts Homer, but St. Lucie Rallies For Ten-Inning Win

April 5, 2024

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla—Connor Burns crushed a three-run home run, but the St. Lucie Mets rallied to tie the game in the ninth before taking a 5-4 win in ten innings on a walk-off sacrifice fly from Colin Houck in the 2024 season opener. St. Lucie (1-0) turned the tables