In recent weeks, details of the plan have been slowly leaking out, the MLB spin being it’s designed to (1) upgrade all the minor league facilities and (2) improve “wellness” for the minor leaguers in terms of travel and living conditions. In truth, as always, it’s designed to save money, lots of money, and the proprietors of these minor league teams, many of whom have their life savings invested in them, be damned. Read more here. Read about the Erie SeaWolves and Connecticut Tigers here. Read concerns in Erie (PA) about the SeaWolves here. Read about the fight brewing in Daytona (FL) over the Tortugas here.
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PRESS RELEASE – The Daytona Tortugas are proud to announce the promotion of Jim Jaworski as the team’s General Manager. The Tortugas enter the 2019 season with plenty of momentum within the community and strive to be Central Florida’s premier destination for family-friendly, affordable entertainment.
PRESS RELEASE – The Daytona Tortugas announce their Big SHELLbowski Night for Saturday, July 14th, when Daytona takes on the Bradenton Maruaders at Radiology Associates Field at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. The Tortugas will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the cult classic film with the best bobblehead of the year and the biggest party of the summer. Well, that’s like, our opinion, man.
There is a lot going on in Daytona (FL), as the Daytona Tortugas (Single-A, Florida State League) have announced a new video board, the Shell’s Kitchen food truck, and cool new ball caps honoring colleges in the state. Now comes a new alternate logo for the batting-practice cap designed by Dan Simon of Studio Simon.
The Daytona Tortugas made a monumental announcement and investment into Jackie Robinson Ballpark Tuesday morning. The fan experience at historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark will get an upgrade when the Tortugas add a 36-foot wide, state-of-the-art LED video board to “The Jack” in time for Opening Day, April 5, 2018. Read more here.
The Daytona Tortugas (Single-A, Florida State League) are gearing up for the most unique and historic week of promotions at Radiology Associates Field at Jackie Robinson Ballpark, beginning with Bob Ross Night on Saturday, July 15th. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The ownership of the Daytona Tortugas today announced that Ryan Keur has been appointed president of the Advanced-A club. Keur comes to Daytona Beach as a heavily recruited, dynamic leader with a strong record of success and a mandate to expand the Tortugas brand within the local community. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Daytona Tortugas have announced Throwback Night at Radiology Associates Field at Jackie Robinson Ballpark for their game on Saturday, August 27th. The Tortugas will revert to a past franchise and honor the Daytona Beach Islanders throughout the night. Continue reading
Reese Smith III, a Tennessean with a long history of minor-league baseball ownership, said Wednesday he has purchased the Daytona Tortugas (Single-A, Florida State League) from Cleveland businessman Andy Rayburn, who had owned the franchise since 2001. Read more here.
The Single-A Daytona Tortugas (Florida State League) announced Friday that Tyler Murray will take over broadcasting duties this season after the departure of Robbie Aaron, the team’s director of broadcasting and media relations. Read more here.
During an unveiling event Thursday morning, it was announced that the Single-A Daytona Cubs (Florida State League) will now be known as the Daytona Tortugas. Primary and secondary logos were introduced, along with uniform designs and a name-the-mascot contest. Studio Simon handled the design work. Read more here.