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Too little, too late, Tarpons ninth inning rally falls short

April 11, 2024

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Tarpons (1-5) saw their ninth inning comeback fall short in Thursday night’s loss to the Dunedin Blue Jays (5-1) at George M. Steinbrenner Field, 3-1. After being shutout through the first eight innings, SS Roderick Arias brought in Tampa’s lone run with an RBI single

Low Wattage: Tarpons’ offense quiet in loss, 9-2

April 10, 2024

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Tarpons (1-4) fell to the Dunedin Blue Jays (4-1) on Wednesday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Tampa’s offense was flat for the second night in a row, putting up two hits while stranding nine men on base. The bright spot of the night was

Tarpons drop home opener to Blue Jays, 6-2

April 9, 2024

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Tarpons (1-3) fell to the Dunedin Blue Jays (3-1) in their home opener on Tuesday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field. The Tarpons were unable to get the offense going after the first inning. Tampa left 10 runners on base while going 1-for-7 with runners

Play Ball! Yankees announce Tarpons' Break Camp Roster

April 1, 2024

TAMPA, Fla. - The New York Yankees announced on Monday the 2024 Break Camp Roster for the Tampa Tarpons. The roster features 16 returning players – seven pitchers and nine position players. Three members of the break camp roster rank within the Yankees’ Top 30 prospects according to MLB.com, including

Yankees name James Cooper as Tampa Tarpons’ next Manager 

January 26, 2024

TAMPA, FL – The New York Yankees have announced the Tampa Tarpons’ 2024 coaching staff, led by new manager James Cooper. The 41-year-old skipper replaces Rachel Balkovec, who joined the Miami Marlins this offseason as their Director of Player Development. Cooper enters his third season in the Yankees organization and

Tampa Tarpons announce 2024 Schedule

October 31, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Tarpons have announced their schedule for the upcoming 2024 Florida State League season. The season will consist of a total of 132 games - 102 divisional games and 30 games against FCL East opponents. The Tarpons will open the season on the road against the

Lombard Jr.’s four hits not enough; Tarpons drop home finale, 7-4

September 3, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Tarpons (29-29) took the field for the final home game at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Sunday afternoon and came up short to the St. Lucie Mets (17-41). SS George Lombard Jr. had his best game as a Tarpon, racking up four hits and driving

Tayler Time: Aguilar ends Fan Appreciation Night in walk-off fashion

September 2, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Tarpons (29-28) gave their fans an extra thrill on Fan Appreciation Night, walking off the St. Lucie Mets (16-41) in ten innings at George M. Steinbrenner Field. After being held scoreless through the first nine innings, Tampa rallied for two runs in the tenth, with

Gil sharp in rehab debut; Tarpons win behind Castillo’s first Single-A HR

September 1, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Tarpons (28-28) emerged victorious Friday night, defeating the St. Lucie Mets (16-40) at George M. Steinbrenner Field, 7-5. CF Jackson Castillo crushed his first career Single-A homer in the bottom of the fourth – a three-run blast that put the Tarpons ahead and in control

New faces power Tarpons’ offense past Mets, 15-3

RHP Jackson Fristoe (3.2IP, 3H, R, BB, 6K) was impressive in his first start as a Tarpon
August 31, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Tarpons’ (27-28) offense poured on the runs in their return to the field Thursday night in the FSL Subway Series against the St. Lucie Mets (16-39) at George M. Steinbrenner Field. The outburst comes after the first two games of the series were canceled due

Tarpons unable to match Cardinals’ firepower, drop series finale

August 27, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Tarpons (26-28) had trouble getting their offense going Sunday afternoon against the Palm Beach Cardinals (25-27). Tampa only gathered one run on four hits, while Palm Beach pushed 12 runs across on just as many hits. Chase Davis had a big day for the Cardinals,

Tampa’s doubleheader woes continue, drop both games to Palm Beach 

August 25, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - Despite getting excellent starting pitching in both games of Friday’s doubleheader, the Tampa Tarpons (26-27) dropped both ends of the twin bill to the Palm Beach Cardinals (24-27) at George M. Steinbrenner Field. RHP Ryan Harvey dealt into the sixth inning in Game One, giving up only

Tarpons hang on for “wild” extra innings win against Cardinals, 8-7

August 24, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - The wild pitch was the gift that kept on giving Thursday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field, where the Tampa Tarpons (26-25) took down the Palm Beach Cardinals (22-27) in extra innings. Tampa entered the seventh trailing by two; however, the deficit would be erased thanks to

Hey Now Hayden, Merda shines in victory over Cardinals, 4-1

August 24, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - After a two-hour and thirty-minute rain delay, the Tampa Tarpons (25-25) defeated the Palm Beach Cardinals (22-26) in a shortened seven-inning game Wednesday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field. After allowing a run in the first, RHP Hayden Merda set the tone, allowing Tampa’s offense to get

Too little, too late, Tarpons drop series opener to Cardinals, 8-4 

August 23, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - Looking for a last-minute playoff push, the Tampa Tarpons (24-25) dropped the opening game of the last homestand of the season Tuesday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field against the Palm Beach Cardinals (22-25). After falling behind in the second, Tampa was never able to claw back,

Tarpons beat the Sunday heat…and the Threshers, 11-5 

August 13, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - On a day when the feel-like temperature was above 110 degrees, the Tampa Tarpons' (21-21) bats were just as hot as they exploded for 11 runs in Sunday’s victory against the Clearwater Threshers (27-15) at George M. Steinbrenner Field. DH Omar Martinez, LF Coby Morales, and C

Hip Hip, Jose! Colmenares’ grand slam puts game on ice

August 12, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - The bats finally came alive for the Tampa Tarpons (20-21), who posted nine runs to take down the Clearwater Threshers (27-14) Saturday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field. The right side of the infield came up big for Tampa; 1B Kiko Romero and 2B Jose Colmenares both

Trouble in the water: Tarpons drop both games of twin bill to Threshers

August 10, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - The water was a bit choppy Thursday at George M. Steinbrenner Field as the Tampa Tarpons (19-21) dropped both ends of a doubleheader against the Clearwater Threshers (27-13). The story of the day was the offense. Tampa seemingly could not get theirs going, putting up a total

Clearwater strikes for seven unanswered to take down Tampa, 10-8

August 9, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - It was a heartbreaking ending for the Tampa Tarpons (19-19), who took a five-run lead into the seventh inning against the Clearwater Threshers (25-13) Wednesday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field. However, the bullpen could not hold the lead, giving up seven unanswered runs in the loss.

Tarpons can’t overcome Reyes’ six RBIs, fall to Threshers, 10-4

August 8, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - The last time the Tampa Tarpons (19-18) took the field at George M. Steinbrenner Field on July 30, the roster looked slightly different. Since that game, Tampa has promoted seven players, including FSL home run leader Jared Serna, who will continue their road to the Bronx with

Martinez leads Tampa to victory in Sunday matinee, 8-3

July 30, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Tarpons’ (15-15) offense came alive against the Dunedin Blue Jays (12-18) at George M. Steinbrenner Field Sunday afternoon to take the last game of their six-game set. 1B Omar Martinez carried the Tarpons’ offense, driving in five RBIs, with the big blow being his three-run

Double Trouble: Tampa drops both ends of doubleheader to Dunedin 

July 29, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Tarpons (14-15) dropped both ends of Saturday’s doubleheader to the Dunedin Blue Jays (12-17) at GMS Field. The first inning was all Dunedin needed in both games, putting up six runs in game one’s first frame and four in game two’s. In game two, the

Negueis ties it, Arias ends it - Tarpons walk-off Jays, 6-5

July 27, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Tarpons (14-13) took down the Dunedin Blue Jays (11-16) in walk-off fashion Thursday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field. After falling behind early, the Tarpons clawed their way back into the game and capped off the evening with a walk-off single in the ninth from

Lange and Co. shut down Blue Jays’ offense in 8-2 victory 

July 26, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Tarpons (13-13) bounced back for an empathic 8-2 victory against the Dunedin Blue Jays (10-16) Wednesday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field. RHP Justin Lange (1-3) hurled six brilliant innings while picking up his first victory of the season. At the plate, 1B Omar Martinez

Wehler’s two homers too much, Tarpons fall 5-1

July 25, 2023

TAMPA, Fla. - The dog days of summer were in full swing Tuesday night as the Tampa Tarpons (12-13) dropped the opening game of a six-game set against the Dunedin Blue Jays (10-15). Despite picking up nine hits, the Tarpons were only able to scrape across one run on a