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Fireflies Blow Out Pelicans 13-4 in Finale

Columbia uses six-run fifth to finish 12-game road trip on right foot
August 29, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies offense exploded Sunday, scoring six in the fifth inning to beat the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 13-4 at Field. The big strike came in the fifth, when Columbia (47-55) put half a dozen on the board. After Myrtle Beach (51-51) recorded the first out of

Fireflies Take Home Slugfest 21-5 to Start Series

Emshoff, Tolbert add grand slams in blowout win at Segra Park
August 10, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies utilized two grand slams in a record-setting evening where they beat the Fayetteville Woodpeckers 21-5 Tuesday night at Segra Park. Tyler Tolbert started the big bopping with his fourth homer of the season. After Columbia (39-45) loaded the bases with a trio of singles

Los Chicharrones Drop Another One-Run Game

Columbia swept by Myrtle Beach, losing four games by one
August 8, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – It was a classic pitcher’s duel between Los Chicharrones de Columbia and Los Pelicanos de Myrtle Beach to close out Copa Weekend at Segra Park, with Columbia falling 2-1 Sunday night. The winning run scored in the top of the ninth. Pable Aliendo drew a one-out walk

Bats Can’t Beat Bullpen in 4-3 Loss

Fireflies fall to 6-14 in one-run games in 2021
August 4, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies scored three unanswered to tie Wednesday night’s game against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, but after a homer in the sixth, Columbia couldn’t scratch the score column, falling 4-3 at Segra Park. Matt Mervis was the difference-maker, launching his ninth homer of the season against Adrian

Fireflies Allow Historic Hit in 6-4 Loss

Columbia fielders allow a pair of inside-the-park homers Tues.
August 3, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies allowed two inside-the-park homers to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in a 6-4 loss Tuesday evening at Segra Park. The difference-maker came with Patrick Smith (L, 2-4) on the bump in the seventh inning. After the lefty walked a pair and hit a batter with a

Columbia Plates Six in the Fifth to Win 10-6

Fireflies close out series with back-to-back wins vs RiverDogs
August 1, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies used a big fifth inning, where they scored half a dozen runs, to beat the RiverDogs 10-6 Sunday at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Ballpark. With the score tied 1-1, Diego Hernandez ran out an infield single to short to get aboard. The centerfielder tried to

Fireflies Fall Two Feet Short Against Augusta Friday

Long flyout with go-ahead run at the plate ends 4-3 loss
July 23, 2021

Fireflies Run Away from RiverDogs with Two Homer Night

July 10, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies needed a blast from Maikel Garcia to tie the game, but Kale Emshoff obliterated a baseball to push the Fireflies ahead in the fifth in an 8-4 win over the Fireflies Saturday evening at Segra Park. Emshoff put the exclamation point on the Columbia

Negret’s Two Blast Night Not Enough to Beat Augusta

Fireflies designated hitter has second two-homer game of the season
July 2, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Fireflies launched three homers and scored eight runs, but it wasn’t enough to beat the GreenJackets, who won a 9-8 tilt between the two teams Friday evening at SRP Park. Columbia (26-22) left a season-high 16 runners on the basepaths and were 3-for-21 with runners in

Fireflies Pull Ahead Late in Back-and-Forth Affair

Emshoff, Hughes hit homers in 6-4 victory over Myrtle Beach
June 24, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Fireflies snapped a 13-inning scoreless streak with a two-run home run from Kale Emshoff in the second inning to vault over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 6-4 Thursday night at Segra Park. The Fireflies (23-18) finally maintained their advantage in the fifth after Darryl Collins singled to

Gonzalez Comes Up Clutch Late in 7-6 Win Over Augusta

Gonzalez Comes Up Clutch Late in 7-6 Win Over Augusta
May 28, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Herard Gonzalez hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh and had an RBI base knock to give Fireflies some insurance as they held on to win 7-6 over the Augusta GreenJackets Friday night at Segra Park. Walter Pennington (S, 2) stranded the tying run at third

Late Emshoff Blast Not Enough in 4-3 Loss

Fireflies rally falls short in extras against the Augusta GreenJackets
May 26, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Fireflies scored three unanswered after the seventh inning stretch to force extra innings prior to falling 4-3 in the 10th to the Augusta GreenJackets Tuesday evening at Segra Park. Kale Emshoff blasted his first homer of the season to lead-off the ninth inning and tie the

Early Pitching Woes Bury Fireflies

Fireflies drop first game in Kannapolis 6-2
May 21, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Fireflies pitching staff gave up runs in each of the first three innings and ended up dropping Friday night’s contest to Kannapolis 6-2 at Atrium Health Ballpark. Cruz Noriega (L, 0-1) got the start for Columbia and gave up three bombs to Kannapolis in the first

Fireflies Rally Late as Cannon Ballers Implode

Columbia scores in five consecutive innings to win 7-2
May 19, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – After falling behind early, the Columbia Fireflies offense found their footing, scoring seven runs between the fourth and seventh frames to vault over the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers 7-2 Wednesday night at Atrium Health Ballpark. The Fireflies (8-6) comeback started in the fourth when Tucker Bradley hit a

Five-Run First Pushes Fireflies to 9-4 Win

May 14, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies bats got off to a hot start, scoring five runs in the first to beat the Charleston RiverDogs 9-4 Friday evening at Segra Park. The first six batters reached base safely for the Fireflies (6-4) as they reversed a season long skid in the