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Negret Homer Not Enough to Beat Kannapolis

September 14, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – A late homer from Juan Carlos Negret wasn’t enough to inspire a rally as the Fireflies fell to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers 6-5 Tuesday night at Segra Park. The Cannon Ballers took the lead in the fifth inning. Bryan Ramos sent his second triple of the game

Negret Takes Over League RBI Lead in 19-10 Loss

Columbia gives up 14 runs in first two innings in blowout
September 2, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies let up 14 runs in the first two innings of Wednesday’s game at Segra Park against the RiverDogs, and ended up dropping the contest 19-10. It wasn’t without heroics though. Juan Carlos Negret stroked his 22nd homer of the season in the ninth inning to

Eight-Run Second Leads Fireflies Over RiverDogs

August 22, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies took advantage of a sloppy start from the RiverDogs to score eight in the second, beating Charleston 10-4 to close out their series at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Ballpark Sunday evening. Audry Lugo (L, 3-2), walked the bases loaded without recording an out in

Four-Run Ninth, Stellar Start Give Fireflies 8-4 Win

Kaufman strikes out a career-high nine hitters in win over Charleston
August 20, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies added four runs in the ninth to top the RiverDogs 8-4 Friday evening, snapping a three-game skid at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Ballpark. Columbia went ahead in the top of the eighth. Saul Garza was hit by a pitch with two outs in the frame,

Columbia Strands 11 in 3-2 Loss

August 15, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies wrapped up their two-week homestand with a 3-2 loss with the Fayetteville Woodpeckers Sunday night at Segra Park. The game began in a 35 minute rain delay, but both pitching staffs came out of the gates ready to blow past opposing hitters. After breezing

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

Third Time is Not the Charm in Charleston

Fireflies walked off on for third consecutive evening at The Joe
July 29, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies pitching staff held the RiverDogs scoreless for five-consecutive innings, but it wasn’t enough, as the Fireflies ceded a bases-loaded walk in the 10th to drop their third consecutive in walk-off fashion, 4-3 Thursday night at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Ballpark. The Fireflies (36-38) drew

Fireflies Piledrive GreenJackets in Doubleheader

Columbia outscores Augusta 28-7 in twin bill Thursday evening
July 22, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies bats were on display for a twin bill against the Augusta GreenJackets, as Columbia swept the GreenJackets winning 12-2 and 16-5 behind an all-around offensive onslaught. Burle Dixon was the star for the Fireflies (34-32), he finished the evening 5-7 across the pair of games

Fireflies Split Doubleheader with Pelicans

Pitching staff only allows two runs across the two games
July 17, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies played in and split their third doubleheader of the season at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark Saturday evening. The pitching staff was dominant, only allowing a pair of runs across the two contests. Game One Columbia shelled the Pelicans in game one, taking the

Negret Tabbed Low-A East Player of the Week

Outfielder is first Columbia player to win honor in 2021
July 12, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Columbia Fireflies outfielder Juan Carlos Negret was named the Low-A East Player of the week for July 5-11 today. During that stretch, the Columbia Fireflies played the top team in the League, the Charleston RiverDogs, and the Cuba-native smashed four homers in six games played. Negret finished

Early Fireflies Records History by End of 13-Inning Loss

Negret, Tolbert cement themselves in Columbia baseball history Friday
July 10, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Both Tyler Tolbert and Juan Carlos Negret set Columbia Fireflies records early in Friday evening’s game against the Charleston RiverDogs at Segra Park, but the RiverDogs were the team that was able to celebrate at the end of the 13-inning game as Columbia fell 7-5. Tolbert was

Negret Leads the Way in Historic 20-1 Victory

Outfielder ties single-season HR record and drives in club-record 7 RBI
July 8, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Juan Carlos Negret was historic in multiple facets in the Fireflies 20-1 drubbing of the Charleston RiverDogs at Segra Park Thursday evening. The outfielder finished the night 3-5 at the dish with four runs scored and seven RBI. The seven RBI are the most in Columbia Fireflies

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

Strong Start from Alcantara Squandered in 6-5 Loss

Fireflies give up six runs in the sixth and seventh to drop opener
June 29, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – After five scoreless frames from starter Adrian Alcantara, the Fireflies bullpen couldn’t contain the Augusta GreenJackets’ offense, allowing half a dozen runs in a 6-5 loss at SRP Park Tuesday night. Luis De Avila (L, 4-1) hurried through the first two batters in the sixth before allowing

Season-High 10 Walks Leads to 8-3 Loss for Fireflies

Bats battle back early, but can’t stick with GreenJackets Saturday
June 19, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies pitching staff tied a season-high with 10 walks that helped contribute to an 8-3 loss to the Augusta GreenJackets Saturday evening at Segra Park. Before starter Matt Stil could record an out, the Fireflies (22-16) found themselves in a 3-0 rut to the GreenJackets

Pair of Homers Lift Fireflies Over GreenJackets

Gonzalez, Negret each get go-ahead two-run blasts in 4-3 win
June 15, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies utilized a pair of two-run homers from Herard Gonzalez and Juan Carlos Negret to take home the first game of their 12-game homestand at Segra Park 4-3 Tuesday evening. The Fireflies (20-14) found themselves in a 1-0 hole in the bottom of the third

Early Offense, Stellar Pitching Key in Fireflies 6-2 Win

Columbia takes the first pair from Myrtle Beach
June 2, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies offense utilized five errors from Myrtle Beach to score five unearned runs to vault over the Pelicans 6-2 Wednesday evening at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Adrian Alcantara (W, 2-2) notched the longest outing for a Fireflies (17-9) starter this season. A five-inning appearance

Bats Lead Way to Win to Start Road Trip

Columbia uses seven-run eighth to vault over Kannapolis 12-1
May 18, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies bats blew over the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers with a seven-run eighth to push the team to a 12-1 victory Tuesday evening at Atrium Health Ballpark. Maikel Garcia got things going in the eighth, knocking in Diego Hernandez with a base hit to right to

Columbia Drops Finale to Split Series with RiverDogs

Fireflies fall behind early and comeback falls short Sunday
May 16, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies fell behind early again and a late rally attempt fell short in an 8-5 loss to the Charleston RiverDogs Sunday evening at Segra Park. The RiverDogs (7-5) were able to score early again, scratching the board six times in the first three innings, while

Negret’s Two Homer Night Paces Fireflies in 12-4 Win

The right fielder plates a career-high six runs against Charleston
May 12, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies offense exploded in a 12-4 win over the Charleston RiverDogs, rallying off of two homers and six RBI from Juan Carlos Negret at Segra Park Wednesday evening. After Charleston (4-4) jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first, the Fireflies bats got going

Chukars Dice Raptors To Extend Series

Winner Take All Game Three Tomorrow Afternoon
September 15, 2019

Ogden, UT - With their season on the line for the second time in three games, the Idaho Falls Chukars responded to adversity with their biggest performance of the year. The Chukars took the lead with a two run fifth inning and extended it with a two run eighth. Three

Chukars Blank Voyagers

Idaho Falls Records Fourth Shutout of 2019
September 6, 2019

Idaho Falls, ID - A night after allowing just one run in ten innings, the Chukars topped themselves in the second game of their four game set against Great Falls. Three Chukar pitchers combined to shut out the Voyagers, as Idaho Falls downed Great Falls 9-0. The Chukars have won

Chukars Snap Six Game Skid

Idaho Falls Blasts Three Homers
August 18, 2019

Idaho Falls, ID - Looking for a spark to snap a six game losing streak, the Chukars got a big lift from their offense, hitting three homers en route to a 6-3 victory over the Billings Mustangs. Nathan Webb picked up his third win of the year with five innings

Chukars Roll Into Break With Extra Inning Walk Off

Idaho Falls Now 5-0 In Extra Frames
August 4, 2019

Idaho Falls, ID - Looking to finish off the homestand on the right foot, the Chukars put on a show in front of a near sell out crowd at Melaleuca Field on a hot Saturday night. Losing a one run lead in the top of the ninth inning, the Chukars

Chukars Split Twin Bill With Billings

Idaho Falls Loses Game One 9-1, Wins Game Two 3-0
August 3, 2019

Idaho Falls, ID - On a hot Friday night at Melaleuca Field the Chukars split a doubleheader with the Billings Mustangs. Billings scored in every inning in game one to win 9-1, while Nathan Webb pitched a complete game shutout to give the Chukars a 3-0 win in game two.