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Early Errors Sink Fireflies in 8-3 Loss to Pelicans

Fireflies have dropped 10 consecutive games to Myrtle Beach
August 25, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies committed a pair of errors in the first inning, allowing three unearned runs to score in an 8-3 loss to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Wednesday night at Field. After taking a 1-0 lead in the top of the first, when Diego Hernandez came

Fireflies Drop Close One to Woodpeckers

Columbia gives up three in the seventh to drop the game
August 13, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies took a lead in the sixth, but couldn’t hold onto it, ceding three runs in the seventh to fall 5-3 at Segra Park Friday evening. The Woodpeckers (38-49) jumped out to score in the first for the second consecutive night, adding back-to-back doubles on

Los Chicharrones Comeback Falls Short

Fireflies battle back from eight back to finish with tying run on base
August 7, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – After falling behind 8-0 after four innings, Los Chicharrones de Columbia didn’t give up, they fought back, but their comeback fell short, 10-8 to Los Pelicanos at Segra Park Saturday evening. Anderson Paulino (L, 6-4) fell into a fit of bad luck that forced him to leave

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 Earn Twin Bill Split to Open Series

Columbia shuts out Charleston in game one prior to losing in extras
July 27, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies split the series-opening twin bill, shutting out the RiverDogs 2-0 in game one and falling in extras 5-4 in the second game Tuesday evening at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Ballpark. The Fireflies (36-36) battled until the end of the back-and-forth affair against the RiverDogs (51-21)

Hughes’ Homer Difference in 7-5 Win vs Augusta

Fireflies take opener of seven-game series at Segra Park
July 21, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies battled back-and-forth with the Augusta GreenJackets, but emerged victorious after Gage Hughes knocked a two-run homer in the sixth in the 7-5 contest at Segra Park Tuesday evening. Hughes capped off back-to-back three run innings for Columbia (32-32). The sixth started with a one out

Starter Paulino Lambasted by Pelicans Bats

Righty gives up seven runs in 9-1 loss for Fireflies
July 14, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Columbia Fireflies starter Anderson Paulino couldn’t hold the Myrtle Beach Pelicans at bay as he was tagged for nine runs in 3.1 innings in a 10-3 loss to the Pelicans Wednesday night at Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Following a Juan Carlos Negret solo shot in the

Four-Run Third Leads Columbia to Victory

Collins drives in a pair in 5-4 win over the GreenJackets
June 17, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Fireflies utilized a four-run third inning where 10 Columbia hitters stepped up to the plate to beat the Augusta GreenJackets 5-4 Thursday evening at Segra Park. The Fireflies (21-15) broke through in the third inning. Tyler Tolbert led off the frame with a two-bagger that set

Fireflies Offense Shut Down Again in 5-2 Loss to RiverDogs

Columbia held to a pair of hits for second time in series
June 10, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies bats were held in-check again, as they scratched only two hits in a 5-2 loss to the Charleston RiverDogs Thursday evening at Joseph P. Riley Ballpark. For a moment, Jake Means provided a glimmer of hope to Fireflies (19-13) fans with a solo blast

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

Clutch Eighth Lifts Fireflies Over RiverDogs in Opener

Fireflies take lead for first time in eighth, close door in ninth
May 11, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Columbia’s bats jumped out of the gates in the eighth and eked the Fireflies over the RiverDogs 4-3 in Tuesday evening’s home opener. Diego Hernandez started off the frame with a base-knock and was driven in by a Darryl Collins triple passed the center fielder Nick Schnell

Pitching Name of the Game in Doubleheader Split

Fireflies staff allows just one run in 14 innings Thursday evening
May 6, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Fireflies rode strong pitching to a doubleheader split against the Augusta GreenJackets at SRP Park Thursday night. Columbia allowed just one run over 14 innings, lowering their staff’s ERA to 3.27 in 2021. Game 1 Columbia (1-2) dropped a tough one to start off the night,