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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

Tarpons Postpone Game Against Fort Myers

July 6, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. - Tonight’s game between the Tampa Tarpons and the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels has been postponed due to inclement weather. A double header is scheduled for Thursday, July 7. Gates will open at 3:30 p.m. with the first pitch scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Game Two will begin approximately

Fireworks! Tarpons ignite for 4th of July win over Mighty Mussels

July 4, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Tarpons (7-3) treated the home crowd to an Independence Day victory, defeating the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels (2-6) at George M. Steinbrenner Field, 5-1. With the sights and sounds of fireworks in the background, the Tarpons started off hot and maintained control of the entire

RHP Richard Fitts Named FSL Pitcher of the Week

June 27, 2022

Tampa, Fla. - Earlier today, the Florida State League announced, Tarpons RHP Richard Fitts was named Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 20th - 26th. During that week, Fitts pitched Saturday, June 15th tossing six (6.0) innings, giving up one (1) hit and struck out six (6)

Tarpons Postpone Game Against Clearwater 

June 24, 2022

Tampa, Fla. - Tonight’s game between the Tampa Tarpons and the Clearwater Threshers has been postponed due to inclement weather. A double header is scheduled for Saturday, June 25. Gates will open at 3:30 p.m. with the first pitch scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Game Two will begin approximately 35 minutes

Tough times in Tampa - Tarpons fall to Threshers, 4-3

June 23, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – Another game, another one-run loss for the Tampa Tarpons. The Tarpons (27-39) once again came so close but found themselves far away from the win column, losing Thursday night’s contest to the Clearwater Threshers (35-30), 4-3. While the Threshers controlled the game from start to finish, the

Déjà vu in Tampa, Tarpons drop another one run contest

June 22, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Tarpons (27-38) experienced a bit of déjà vu Wednesday night, falling to the Clearwater Threshers (34-30), 4-3. Despite carrying a two-run lead into the fifth inning as they did last night, the Tarpons found themselves in a familiar spot – unable to close the door.

Tarpons unable to solve Threshers, fall 3-2

June 21, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Tarpons (27-37) started off hot but gradually cooled down as the game progressed, leading them to drop Tuesday night’s contest to the Clearwater Threshers (33-30), 3-2. RHP Tyrone Yulie (4.0IP, 2H, 2ER, 3BB, 2K) drew the start for Tampa and took the mound in hopes

OF Grant Richardson Named FSL Player of the Week

June 21, 2022

Tampa, Fla. - The Florida State League announced Monday, Tarpons Outfielder Grant Richardson was named Player of the Week for the week of June 13th - 19th. During that week, Richardson played in four games, hitting two home runs with 10 RBI. For more information about the Tampa Tarpons, visit

RHP Juan Carela Named FSL Pitcher of the Week

June 13, 2022

Tampa, Fla. - Earlier today, the Florida State League announced, Tarpons RHP Juan Carela was named Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 7th - 12th. During that week, Carela pitched Thursday, June 9th tossing six (6.0) innings, giving up one (1) hit, two (2) walks and struck

Cardinals sweep doubleheader against Tarpons 

June 12, 2022

TAMPA, Fla. – Well, that did not go according to plan. The Palm Beach Cardinals (24-31) capitalized on a lack of production by the Tampa Tarpons (24-33) to sweep the doubleheader Sunday afternoon at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Both contests were extremely close, but the deciding factor ultimately came down