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Bats Can’t Beat Bullpen in 4-3 Loss

Fireflies fall to 6-14 in one-run games in 2021
August 4, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies scored three unanswered to tie Wednesday night’s game against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, but after a homer in the sixth, Columbia couldn’t scratch the score column, falling 4-3 at Segra Park. Matt Mervis was the difference-maker, launching his ninth homer of the season against Adrian

Fireflies Hang on to Win 6-5 Saturday in Charleston

July 31, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies capitalized off some early offense to hold onto a 6-5 victory Saturday evening at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Ballpark. Columbia (37-39) added a pair in the third inning, capitalizing off Diego Hernandez reaching on a fielding error to score Jean Ramirez and then Matthew Schmidt

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

Columbia Falls in Extras in Back-And-Forth Contest

Aquino allows unearned run with one-out in 10th to seal the deal
July 16, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies fought back-and-forth with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, but Jordan Nwogu called game, with a walk-off sacrifice bunt to hand the Fireflies their third consecutive loss 6-5 at Field at Pelicans Stadium Friday evening. After a 1-2-3 ninth, Ismael Aquino (L, 0-1) came out

Fireflies Drop Series Finale 7-1 to Charleston

Fireflies give up five runs in the ninth in tight game
July 11, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Fireflies left the tying run in scoring position in the sixth, seventh and eighth innings, but then gave up five runs in the ninth to fall 7-1 to the Charleston RiverDogs Sunday evening at Segra Park. After Cruz Noriega (L, 3-2) offered five strong innings for

Fireflies Take-Off Behind Four-Run Seventh

Collins Two-Run Single Final Blow in 7-4 Victory
July 3, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Darryl Collins gave Columbia their first lead of the ball game with a two-run single to score Rubendy Jaquez and Tyler Tolbert which topped off a four-run inning that led to a 7-4 victory at SRP Park Saturday evening. Prior to Collins hit, the Fireflies (27-21) roped

Hernandez, Pennington and Webb Twirl Fireflies 3rd Shutout

Staff accumulates 12 strikeouts in 5-0 win over GreenJackets
June 18, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Ben Hernandez, Walter Pennington and Nathan Webb combined to throw Columbia’s third shutout of 2021 Friday night in a 5-0 win over the Augusta GreenJackets. All three shutouts this season have come against Augusta. Hernandez (W, 1-2) started the game with a career-best five innings pitched and

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

Late Emshoff Blast Not Enough in 4-3 Loss

Fireflies rally falls short in extras against the Augusta GreenJackets
May 26, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Fireflies scored three unanswered after the seventh inning stretch to force extra innings prior to falling 4-3 in the 10th to the Augusta GreenJackets Tuesday evening at Segra Park. Kale Emshoff blasted his first homer of the season to lead-off the ninth inning and tie the

Bats Come Alive as Fireflies Clinch Series vs Kannapolis

Columbia wins fourth game of the series 10-4
May 22, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies utilized a three-run fourth and seventh to set down the Kannpolis Cannon Ballers 10-4 and clinch a series win Saturday evening at Atrium Health Ballpark. Jake Means was the star of the show for the Fireflies (10-7). The designated hitter launched the Fireflies first

Five-Run First Pushes Fireflies to 9-4 Win

May 14, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies bats got off to a hot start, scoring five runs in the first to beat the Charleston RiverDogs 9-4 Friday evening at Segra Park. The first six batters reached base safely for the Fireflies (6-4) as they reversed a season long skid in the