Moreno Homers but Columbia's Win Streak is Snapped

Hansel Moreno

By Kevin Fitzgerald | May 22, 2019 2:13 PM ET

The Fireflies and Drive battled in a tightly-contested game on Wednesday afternoon. Greenville scored a late run and defeated the home team, 4-3. Hansel Moreno did bash his second home run as a Firefly in 2019. His first-inning dinger was his second in a week.

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Big Sixth Inning Propels Fireflies to Win

(Jeff Blake)

By Kevin Fitzgerald | May 21, 2019 10:11 PM ET

The Fireflies opened up the home series against Greenville in style on Tuesday with a 5-2 win at Segra Park. Down a run in the sixth, Columbia erupted for four runs and never looked back. The Fireflies have now won three straight and nine of their last 13.

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Chambers Collects Four Hits, Fireflies Split With Rome

Chase Chambers (JEFF BLAKE)

By Patrick DeMarre | May 20, 2019 6:24 PM ET

Columbia first baseman Chase Chambers collected four hits in Monday's 4-2 win in Rome. The lefty slugger opened the scoring in the top of the first with a two-out, RBI double to left-center. Chambers would go on to single in the third and sixth innings, then again in the seventh, knocking in an insurance run.

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Fireflies Fight, Win in Extras

Gerson Molina (JEFF BLAKE)

By Patrick DeMarre | May 19, 2019 7:42 PM ET

It took 10 innings, but Columbia came away with a 9-8 win in Rome on Sunday. The Fireflies and Braves battled back and forth throughout the afternoon, trading ties and longballs several times in the process.

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Mauricio a Triply Shy of Cycle, Fireflies Fall in Rome

Ronny Mauricio (JEFF BLAKE)

By Patrick DeMarre | May 18, 2019 10:54 PM ET

Columbia shortstop Ronny Mauricio finished a triply shy of a cycle in Rome on Saturday. The 18-year-old led off the game with a double, then singled in the third. Mauricio added to his night with his first round-tripper of the year in the fifth, a two-run shot to right. Mauricio would single again in the seventh, and fly out in the ninth. The 4-5 night marked Mauricio's third four-hit game of 2019.

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Uriarte Homers, Registers Three Hits in Fireflies Loss

Juan Uriarte (JEFF BLAKE)

By Patrick DeMarre | May 17, 2019 11:16 PM ET

Fireflies catcher Juan Uriarte had a stellar night at the dish in Friday's series-opening loss in Rome. The Columbia backstop notched three hits on the evening, including a two-run blast into left field. It was Uriarte's second homer of the season.

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Elliott Davis and Columbia Fireflies To Host "Light Up Business Downtown"

Inaugural networking event seeks to showcase and celebrate the businesses and leaders contributing to the economic vitality of downtown Columbia

By Lauren Roach, Elliott Davis, LLC | May 17, 2019 10:21 AM ET

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Fireflies Rally in Ninth, Win Series in Augusta

(Jeff Blake)

By Patrick DeMarre | May 17, 2019 12:29 AM ET

Columbia entered the ninth inning trailing by three runs in Augusta on Thursday. What happened next, was the stuff of Hollywood. A five-run rally in the final frame that saw 11 Fireflies come to bat turned the game in Columbia's favor.

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Holderman Dazzles Again in Augusta

Colin Holderman (Tom Priddy)

By Patrick DeMarre | May 15, 2019 10:44 PM ET

Columbia starter Colin Holderman (W, 3-0) impressed yet again on Wednesday night. The Illinois-native notched his third win in as many starts since joining the Fireflies roster on May 5th. Holderman allowed just one run on two hits in five innings on the mound. The righty's ERA currently sits at 1.76 in 15.1 innings of work in 2019.

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Vientos, Lagrange Notch Multi-Hit Games, Columbia Drops Opener in Augusta

Mark Vientos (Tom Priddy)

By Patrick DeMarre | May 15, 2019 1:11 AM ET

Mark Vientos notched his second three-hit game of the season on Tuesday. The Columbia third baseman singled in three out of his four plate appearances in a 3-2 series-opening loss to Augusta. Wagner Lagrange added to Vientos' performance with a multi-hit game of his own. The Dominican native smacked a pair of doubles in two trips, driving in a run and scoring a run as well.

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