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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

Fireflies Lose 11-1 in 10th Straight Defeat

Fireflies spoil early opportunity, fall flat later in ballgame
September 10, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies spoiled a wonderful opportunity at the plate in the first inning and weren’t able to force a second chance as they fell 11-1 to the GreenJackets Friday evening at SRP Park. Diego Hernandez started the inning reaching on a fielding error from Augusta (49-63) shortstop

Four Errors Result in 8-1 Loss in Opener

Columbia commits most errors in single game of 2021 season
August 31, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies fielding wasn’t sharp in the opening game against the Charleston RiverDogs Tuesday night. The team committed four errors, resulting in three unearned runs coming home to drop the game 8-1. The four errors were the most Columbia has allowed in a single game this

Columbia Drops 6-2 Contest on the Coast Saturday

Fireflies can’t take back-to-back against the Pelicans
August 28, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies fell 6-2 behind a pair of three-run innings to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Saturday evening at Field at Pelicans Stadium. Both teams received great starts from their pitching staffs. The Pelicans sent DJ Herz (W, 3-4) to the bump and he responded allowing

Columbia Runs Away with 5-0 Win over Pelicans

Fireflies complete sixth shutout of the season using only two arms
August 27, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies sat behind an early lead and excellent pitching to end their losing streak against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in a 5-0 win at Field Friday night. Adrian Alcantara (W, 5-7) spun his third quality start of the season, working six scoreless innings while

Fireflies Can’t Get Key Hit Early, Fall 6-1 in Opener

Columbia has dropped nine consecutive games to the Pelicans
August 24, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies couldn’t crack the mysterious code that has been the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, dropping their ninth consecutive game to the Pelicans, this one 6-1 Tuesday night at Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans (48-49) scored all of their runs in the second inning. After starter

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 Can’t Hold onto Late Lead, Fall 4-3

August 5, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – For a second straight night, the Fireflies fall 4-3 at Segra Park, but Thursday, the story was different, as Myrtle Beach scratched for three runs in the ninth to upend Columbia for the third straight night. The Fireflies (38-42) were gifted an incredible start from Cruz Noriega,

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

Bullpen Gives Up Three Runs in Ninth in 5-3 Loss

Columbia drops series finale to Augusta Sunday
May 30, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – After leaving the bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth, the Columbia Fireflies gave up three runs in the top of the ninth to secure a 5-3 loss to the Augusta GreenJackets to close out their six-game set at Segra Park Sunday afternoon. Marlin Willis walked

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

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

Eight Run Fourth Propels Fireflies to Big Win

The bats come alive to push Columbia to .500 on the season
May 7, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies bats came to life in an eight-run fourth inning that led to an 12-2 victory over the Augusta GreenJackets Friday night at SRP Park. The fourth inning marked the first time since the first inning of a July 3, 2019 bout with the Greenville