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Fireflies Dominate in Opener Against RiverDogs

Columbia wins 9-3 Tuesday night in Charleston
August 17, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies came together and topped the RiverDogs 9-3 to open up their series at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Ballpark Tuesday evening. It all started with a stellar start from Luinder Avila (W, 1-0) who allowed only a pair of hits and fanned five in as

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,

Bullpen Scuffles in 5-2 Loss in Myrtle Beach Sunday

Pen allows five runs to score in final four innings of series
July 18, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – After cruising through the first four innings, the Fireflies bullpen struggled against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, allowing five runs to score in a 5-2 loss Sunday evening at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Myrtle Beach (31-35) stole the lead in the home half of the sixth, when

Late Rally Cut Short in 3-1 Series Finale Loss

Fireflies leave the tying run on base in seventh, then fall flat
July 4, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies put together a rally in the seventh for a second consecutive night, but this one fell short as the Fireflies left the tying run on the base paths in a 3-1 loss to Augusta Sunday evening at SRP Park. Augusta (24-29) grabbed the lead

Fireflies Pull Ahead Late in Back-and-Forth Affair

Emshoff, Hughes hit homers in 6-4 victory over Myrtle Beach
June 24, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Fireflies snapped a 13-inning scoreless streak with a two-run home run from Kale Emshoff in the second inning to vault over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 6-4 Thursday night at Segra Park. The Fireflies (23-18) finally maintained their advantage in the fifth after Darryl Collins singled to

Bats Light Up Augusta on Fireworks Night at Segra Park

Columbia Fireflies win their fourth straight 10-2
May 29, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies had eight hitters reach base safely as the bats scored five in the first three innings in a 10-2 win over the Augusta GreenJackets Saturday at Segra Park. The Columbia (15-8) bats continued to flip the season narrative on its head against the Augusta

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

Rockies' De Avila, O's Rios suspended

Colorado pitcher to sit out 72 games, Baltimore hurler 50 games
March 1, 2019

NEW YORK -- With Spring Training underway, two prospects will get more time before they can begin their seasons.Rockies left-hander Luis De Avila and Orioles southpaw Willie Rios were suspended Friday for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced that De Avila