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Tampa Tarpons announce 2023 Schedule

October 27, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Tarpons have announced their schedule for the upcoming 2023 Florida State League season. The season will consist of a total of 132 games - 96 divisional games and 36 games against FCL East opponents. The Tarpons will open the season at home against the Lakeland

Blue Jays Strike Late as Tarpons Drop Both Ends of Twin Bill

Tampa Falls to 2.5 GB with Seven Games to Play
September 4, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – Entering the day a half game back of first place, the Tampa Tarpons fell further behind as the Dunedin Blue Jays swept a doubleheader, 7-3 and 5-4, on Sunday afternoon in the season-series finale. Tampa (33-24) now trails Dunedin (36-22) by 2.5 games with a seven-game series

Tampa Claims Rain-Shortened Victory Over Dunedin, 3-1

Jones Blasts 3rd Homer / Severino, Britton Log Rehab Appearances
September 3, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – It took three days due to nightly thunderstorms, but the Tampa Tarpons (33-22) beat the Dunedin Blue Jays (34-22), 3-1 in five innings, in a rain-shortened game completed on Saturday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field. The game originally began on Thursday, with RHP Tyrone Yulie making

Very Rice! Tarpons walk-off Blue Jays in extras, 4-3

August 31, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – 1B Ben Rice provided some late inning heroics for the Tampa Tarpons (32-22), who pushed past the Dunedin Blue Jays (34-21) in extra innings, 4-3. The Tarpons came into Wednesday’s tilt in a must-win situation to keep their playoff hopes alive and relied on an entirely new

Kasevish delivers, Dunedin downs Tampa 9-7

August 30, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – Back and forth, back and forth. The Tampa Tarpons (31-22) dropped a heart breaker to the Dunedin Blue Jays (34-20) to begin a crucial six-game set, 9-7. The ball was flying out of George M. Steinbrenner Field as momentum shifted nearly every single frame. The contest was

Tarpons split critical doubleheader against Marauders

August 21, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – Close, but no cigar. The Tampa Tarpons (27-19) failed to gain any ground on the Bradenton Marauders (30-18), splitting Sunday’s doubleheader at George M. Steinbrenner Field. The Tarpons were victorious in the opener, but that momentum did not carry into the nightcap. Sunday’s doubleheader concludes their six-game

Tampa’s offense explodes for 9-3 victory over Bradenton

August 19, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Tarpons (26-18) used an offensive onslaught in the back half of Friday’s contest to dismantle the Bradenton Marauders (29-17) at George M. Steinbrenner Field, 9-3. Tampa used a three-run fifth inning to take the lead and posted five runs in the seventh to put the

Tarpons complete epic comeback, beat Bradenton 6-5

August 18, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – With their backs against the wall, the Tampa Tarpons (25-18) flipped the script and walked-off the Bradenton Marauders (29-16) in extra innings at George M. Steinbrenner Field, 6-5. 2B Luis Santos played hero for the home crowd, completing the epic comeback with an RBI-single to centerfield. Santos’

Tampa troubles – Tarpons dropped by Marauders, 7-3

August 17, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Tarpons (24-18) are losing ground and running out of time with less than a month left to go. Wednesday’s contest was a tough pill to swallow as the Tarpons fell to the Bradenton Marauders (29-15) at George M. Steinbrenner Field, 7-3. Bradenton broke the game

Marcos’ multi-homer game leads Marauders past Tarpons, 6-0

August 16, 2022

TAMPA, FL - In dire need of a victory, the Tampa Tarpons (24-17) were unable to answer the call, dropping Tuesday’s contest to the Bradenton Marauders (28-15) at George M. Steinbrenner Field, 6-0. Both sides are aware of what’s possibly on the line this week - a spot in the

RHP Richard Fitts Named FSL Pitcher of the Week 

August 8, 2022

Tampa, Fla. - Earlier today, the Florida State League announced, Tarpons RHP Richard Fitts was named Pitcher of the Week for the week of August 2nd - 7th. During that week, Fitts pitched Friday, August 5th tossing six (6.0) innings, giving up one (1) hit, one (1) walk and struck

Familia homers twice – Tarpons pummel Threshers, 9-4

August 7, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Tarpons (22-12) ended the week on a high note, defeating the Clearwater Threshers (12-24) at George M. Steinbrenner Field, 9-4. The Tarpons capitalized on some freebies gifted by the Threshers early on and rode their bats the rest of the way. LF Christopher Familia packed

Santos saves the day – Tarpons top Threshers in extras, 5-4

August 7, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – CF Madison Santos called game. Santos’ RBI-single in the bottom of the tenth sent the Tampa faithful home happy as the Tarpons (21-12) defeated the Clearwater Threshers (12-23) in walk-off fashion, 5-4. The Tarpons were able to hold on and prevail in a game that saw multiple

Santos saves the day – Tarpons top Threshers in extras, 5-4

August 6, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – CF Madison Santos called game. Santos’ RBI-single in the bottom of the tenth sent the Tampa faithful home happy as the Tarpons (21-12) defeated the Clearwater Threshers (12-23) in walk-off fashion, 5-4. The Tarpons were able to hold on and prevail in a game that saw multiple

Baylor’s last minute blast beats Tarpons, 1-0

August 5, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – Jabari Baylor’s lead-off homer in the top of ninth proved to be the difference Friday night as the Clearwater Threshers (12-22) topped the Tampa Tarpons (20-12) at George M. Steinbrenner Field, 1-0. It was a pitcher’s duel throughout, with both starters providing their best stuff. RHP Richard

Tarpons split doubleheader with Threshers

August 3, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Tarpons (20-11) split their doubleheader Tuesday afternoon against the Clearwater Threshers (11-22) at George M. Steinbrenner Field. C Ben Rice played hero for the Tarpons in the opener, driving in five of Tampa’s six total runs. The lefty-hitting backstop drilled a go-ahead three-run homer in

Tarpons fall 9-1 to Threshers 

August 3, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – The Clearwater Threshers (10-21) proved again to be Tampa’s kryptonite this season, defeating the Tarpons (19-10) at George M. Steinbrenner Field, 9-1. It was a one-sided showing throughout the entire game with Clearwater taking an early lead and never looking back. Caleb Ricketts made a great first

End Game! Familia finishes Tortugas with walk-off homer

July 17, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – Tarpons, assemble! The Tampa Tarpons (13-6) harnessed their superpowers on Marvel’s Defenders of the Diamond Day, defeating the Daytona Tortugas (7-13) at George M. Steinbrenner Field, 5-3. LF Christopher Familia summoned the power of Thor, hammering a clutch walk-off home run to win the game for the

Lightning doesn’t strike twice, Tarpons split doubleheader

July 15, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Tarpons (12-6) split their doubleheader Friday afternoon against the Daytona Tortugas (7-12) at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Tampa used a combination of light’s out pitching and hard contact hitting to take the opener, 8-1. Unfortunately, it did not translate into game two. Daytona found their

Tarpons Suspend Game with Daytona 

July 14, 2022

Tampa, Fla. - Tonight's game between the Tampa Tarpons and the Daytona Tortugas has been suspended due to inclement weather. Thursday's game will be continued tomorrow Friday, July 15 as a continuation game starting at 4:30 PM EST. The Tarpons hold a 4-0 lead with 2 on and 2 out

Cabrera, Vargas help Tarpons sneak past Tortugas

July 13, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – Better late than never. The Tampa Tarpons (11-5) narrowly edged the Daytona Tortugas (6-11) at George M. Steinbrenner Field, 2-1. Following a rain delay that lasted two and a half hours, Tampa’s pitching carried them to victory in seven innings. RHP Tyrone Yulie (3-2) made his 14th

Tortugas win Tug-of-War with Tarpons, 6-5

July 12, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Tarpons (10-5) fought until the end but came up short, dropping their series opener against the Daytona Tortugas (6-10) at George M. Steinbrenner Field, 6-5. The contest felt like a tug-of-war match with momentum swinging back and forth every inning. Ultimately, the Tortugas pulled just

Mighty Mussels make light work of Tarpons, 8-3

July 10, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Tarpons (10-4) failed to extend their winning streak to five games, dropping Saturday night’s contest to the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels (3-9) at George M. Steinbrenner Field, 8-3. RHP Marco Raya and RHP Pierson Ohl (4-4) combined for 16 strikeouts as Fort Myers outdueled Tampa

Come get some! Tarpons sweep doubleheader against Mighty Mussels

July 8, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Tarpons (10-3) came ready to play Friday afternoon, sweeping their doubleheader against the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels (2-9) at George M. Steinbrenner Field. The Tarpons used a late-game rally to win game one and then flip flopped with an early offensive surge to capture game

Just in time! Tarpons win rain-shortened affair against Mighty Mussels, 3-2.

July 7, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – Tarp’s on, tarp’s off. Tarp’s on, tarp’s off. The Tampa Tarpons (8-3) weathered the storm Thursday night and came through just in the nick of time to edge the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels (2-7) at George M. Steinbrenner Field, 3-2. Both teams were scheduled to play a