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Fireflies Take Advantage of Fayetteville Mistakes in 5-3 Win

Zack Phillips add 3.1 hitless innings from the pen to seal the deal
August 11, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies were able to ride a three-run fourth and a stellar relief outing from Zack Phillips to a 5-3 victory over the Fayetteville Woodpeckers Wednesday evening at Segra Park. The fourth inning remained a strong inning for the Fireflies, who scored six in that frame Tuesday

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,

Fireflies Fall Two Feet Short Against Augusta Friday

Long flyout with go-ahead run at the plate ends 4-3 loss
July 23, 2021

Fireflies Split Doubleheader with Pelicans

Pitching staff only allows two runs across the two games
July 17, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies played in and split their third doubleheader of the season at Field at Pelicans Ballpark Saturday evening. The pitching staff was dominant, only allowing a pair of runs across the two contests. Game One Columbia shelled the Pelicans in game one, taking the

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 Unseated by Five-Run Sixth from RiverDogs

Late comeback comes up short in the ninth for Columbia
July 6, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Fireflies went to the bullpen and saw five runs come across in the first inning of relief work in a 6-3 loss to the Charleston RiverDogs Tuesday night at Segra Park. After Cruz Noriega offered five one-run innings with a career-high seven strikeouts for Columbia (27-24),

Bats Can’t Support Strong Pitching Performance

Fireflies held scoreless for seventh time this season
June 30, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies bats were held in check as the GreenJackets cruised to a 1-0 victory over Columbia at SRP Park Wednesday evening. Wednesday marked the seventh time Columbia (25-21) has been shut out in 2021. It’s also the third time Columbia has found themselves on the

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

Columbia Capitalizes on Charleston Mistakes to Even Series

Fireflies score four unearned runs in the sixth to win 5-3
June 9, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies capitalized on a pair of errors in the top of the sixth inning to score four runs, all of which were unearned, to beat the Charleston RiverDogs 5-3 Wednesday night at Joseph P. Riley Ballpark. After obtaining the first out on a 1-1 groundout

Early Offense, Stellar Pitching Key in Fireflies 6-2 Win

Columbia takes the first pair from Myrtle Beach
June 2, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Fireflies offense utilized five errors from Myrtle Beach to score five unearned runs to vault over the Pelicans 6-2 Wednesday evening at Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Adrian Alcantara (W, 2-2) notched the longest outing for a Fireflies (17-9) starter this season. A five-inning appearance

Early Pitching Woes Bury Fireflies

Fireflies drop first game in Kannapolis 6-2
May 21, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Fireflies pitching staff gave up runs in each of the first three innings and ended up dropping Friday night’s contest to Kannapolis 6-2 at Atrium Health Ballpark. Cruz Noriega (L, 0-1) got the start for Columbia and gave up three bombs to Kannapolis in the first