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Fireflies Give Up 13 in Third Consecutive Loss

Columbia still looking for second win of season against Augusta
May 12, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies pitching staff gave up 11 runs as they dropped their third consecutive game to the Augusta GreenJackets, this time 13-2, Thursday night at SRP Park. Augusta (18-12) took charge of the game with three runs in the first inning off Fireflies (10-20) starter Rylan

Fireflies Offense Stymied in 6-3 Loss to RiverDogs

Columbia splits the road series with Charleston; Will play Down East Tues.
April 17, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies scored a run in the ninth, but were unable to muster a rally against the RiverDogs pitching staff as they fell 6-3 in the series finale Sunday at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park. The Fireflies bullpen, which had been stellar for the first five

Fireflies Fall 2-0 in Finale

September 19, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies were shut out 2-0 in their final game of the 2021 season Sunday at Segra Park. Kannapolis (40-79) jumped on the board in the first when Adam Hackenberg tripled to plate Shawn Goosenberg with a pair of outs. They added the final run in

Fireflies Avoid No-No with 7th Inning Single

Dixon singles with two outs for Columbia’s only hit in 7-1 loss
September 7, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – It took the Fireflies until the seventh to get their first hit and they were unable to dig out of an early hole their pitching staff put them into in a 7-1 loss to Augusta Tuesday night at SRP Park. Rylan Kaufman (L, 2-5) struggled for the

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,

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

Fireflies Lose in Walk-Off Fashion for Second Straight Night

After taking lead in 8th, Fireflies lose 3-2 in Charleston Wednesday
July 28, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies grabbed a late lead in Wednesday night’s game at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Ballpark, but they weren’t able to hold onto it and fell to the RiverDogs 3-2. Walter Pennington (L, 3-2) struggled in this one, allowing a run in each of his two innings

Fireflies Piledrive GreenJackets in Doubleheader

Columbia outscores Augusta 28-7 in twin bill Thursday evening
11:37 PM EDT

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 Bats Stunned in 5-0 Loss to Pelicans

Columbia held to two hits in second consecutive loss to Myrtle Beach
July 15, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies bats were silenced by the Pelicans pitching staff in a 5-0 loss Thursday night at Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The game marked Columbia’s (30-29) second consecutive loss after they stole the series opener from Myrtle Beach (28-34). Myrtle Beach started the scoring early.

Three-Run Sixth Sinks Wallace, Fireflies

Myrtle Beach edges ahead in back-and-forth affair
June 22, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Both offenses were active at Segra Park Tuesday evening, but the Columbia Fireflies bats fell short after the Myrtle Beach Pelicans plated three in the sixth to win 7-6. After a strong Rylan Kaufman start, the Fireflies (22-17) turned to the bullpen where Chase Wallace (BS, 2;

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

Columbia Offense Stifled in 3-1 Series Opening Loss

Fireflies’ run came in third inning as RiverDogs take 1st place in Division
June 8, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Fireflies bats couldn’t find their stride, notching only two hits in the series opener against the Charleston RiverDogs Tuesday night at Joseph P. Riley Ballpark. Columbia’s lone run came in the third inning. Omar Hernandez led off the frame with a walk and following a two-out

Fireflies Group Together Late to Win in 11th

Columbia uses Garcia knock to score two to win 5-3
June 1, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Maikel Garcia came to the plate with the bases loaded and one out in the top of the 11th and cashed in to push the Columbia Fireflies to win 5-3 at at Pelicans Ballpark Tuesday night. Rylan Kaufman had his best start of the season, working

Southpaws Lead Way to Second Shutout Win of Season

Marquez, Kaufman fan 11 in eight scoreless to beat Augusta 4-0
May 26, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Emilio Marquez, Rylan Kaufman and Nathan Webb combined to throw Columbia’s second shutout of the season in a 4-0 victory over the Augusta GreenJackets Wednesday night at Segra Park. After Marquez allowed the first three batters he faced to single, he held everyone aboard and shut down

Tyler Tolbert Triples Twice for Fireflies First in 7-1 Win

The last time the franchise has seen a two-triple game was in 2014
May 20, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Fireflies outfielder Tyler Tolbert legged out a pair of triples to boost the Fireflies in front of the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers 7-1 Thursday evening at Atrium Health Ballpark. That marked the first time in Fireflies (9-6) history that a player had two triples in a single game.