Grotz Records Career-High 12 Strikeouts In Season Finale

Fireflies Fall 3-2 at SRP Park

By Sam Hyman | September 3, 2018 4:58 PM

NORTH AUGUSTA, SC - Zac Grotz capped off the 2018 season with a sharp performance on the mound. The righty struck out a career-high 12 batters across seven innings. Despite the effort, Columbia dropped the finale to Augusta 3-2 on Monday afternoon at SRP Park.

 

Dionis Paulino registered three hits for the Fireflies (30-37, 64-70). He finished off a strong performance at SRP Park this season (.421 batting average in 38 at-bats).

 

SCORING SUMMARY

 

Top 2: Dionis Paulino singled and scored Scott Manea. COL 1 | AUG 0

 

Top 4: Paulino drove in Matt Winaker with a double. COL 2 | AUG 0

Bottom 4: Orlando Garcia smashed a two-run homer. COL 2 | AUG 2

 

Bottom 6: Shane Matheny hit a solo home run. AUG 3 | COL 2

 

The Fireflies begin their fourth season on April 4th, 2019 against the Charleston RiverDogs at Spirit Communications Park.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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