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Fireflies Swept by Cannon Ballers in Twin Bill

Columbia loses 9-3 and 3-1 amid two-hour rain delay
September 18, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies dropped both games of Friday’s doubleheader with the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers 9-3 and 3-1, respectively, but the story of the night was a two-hour rain delay that hit during game one, spurning the two teams to play deep into the night. Game One Both teams

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

Fireflies Drop the Finale in Extras to Charleston

RiverDogs clinch playoff berth two weeks before the end of the year
September 5, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Charleston RiverDogs scored a pair of runs in the top of the 10th to clinch a series sweep and a playoff berth against the Columbia Fireflies. The Fireflies dropped the contest 7-6 Sunday night. In the bottom of the 10th, Darryl Collins led off the frame

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 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)

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

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

Gonzalez Homer Marks Difference in 3-1 Win at Augusta

Fireflies rebound to take first game of series behind second baseman’s blast
July 1, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A Herard Gonzalez two-run blast in the third made the difference in the Fireflies 3-1 victory over Augusta at SRP Park Thursday evening. The Fireflies’ (26-21) second baseman came up while Columbia was trailing 1-0 with one out and Maikel Garcia on third after a pair of

Bullpen Stellar in 6-2 Win Over Myrtle Beach

Noriega, Willis face two over minimum in five scoreless innings
June 25, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The bats got going early and the bullpen slammed the door shut as Marlin Willis and Cruz Noriega allowed just two singles across five innings in Columbia’s 6-2 win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Friday night at Segra Park. Noriega (W, 3-1) spun three perfect innings, striking

Ninth Inning Rally Falls Short in 7-5 Loss to Augusta

Columbia scores three in the ninth, but can’t overcome five-run deficit
June 16, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Herard Gonzalez lifted a three-run homer in the ninth, but the Fireflies fell short in a 7-5 loss to the Augusta GreenJackets at Segra Park Wednesday evening. Gonzalez’s homer marked his third of the season. He also became the first Fireflies (20-15) player since Jake Means to

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

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

Patience Key in Fireflies Series Finale Victory

A pair of bases loaded walks in the seventh lead Cola to a 4-2 victory
May 23, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – After another slow offensive start, the Fireflies drew three consecutive walks in the seventh, two with the bases loaded, and took those runs to best Kannapolis 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Atrium Health Ballpark. Herard Gonzalez led the inning with a walk from Garvin Alston (L, 0-2). The