Fireflies Bats Silenced in Finale vs Mudcats
Columbia and Carolina Split Penultimate Series of 2022 season
COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies bats were shut down as they fell to the Mudcats 6-0 in the finale at Five County Stadium Sunday afternoon. The Fireflies split their final road series of the campaign to stay alive for post-season contention.
The Carolina Mudcats got on the board first in
Columbia Blanks Red Sox in Finale
The Fireflies have won three consecutive series in August
COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies pitching staff worked their first shutout of the 2022 season Sunday night in a 2-0 win over the Salem Red Sox at Segra Park.
The shutout was the Fireflies first shutout in a year and a day. Their last shutout came from Adrian Alcantara and
Avila Dominant in 1-0 Loss to Pelicans
Righty spins seven scoreless as offense can’t come through in opener
COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies wasted an incredible performance from starter Luinder Avila as they fell 1-0 to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Tuesday night at TicketReturn.com Field.
Luinder Avila turned in the most dominant start of the season for any Fireflies pitcher. The righty tossed a career-best seven innings while
Extra Inning Error Flops Fireflies
Throwing error allows two to score in the 11th as Columbia loses 5-4
COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies weren’t able to keep pace with the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, falling in the 11th inning 5-4 at Atrium Health Ballpark Thursday night.
The Cannon Ballers (17-10) didn’t require a hit in extras to win the game, as Samil Polanco reached on a fielder’s choice and
Fireflies Outslugged 6-3 at Segra Park Friday
Team remains tied for first place despite loss
COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies allowed a trio of runs in the fourth and sixth innings as they fell 6-3 to Augusta Friday night at Segra Park.
Augusta (8-13) jumped out in front with a three-run fourth inning. After Francisco Floyd started the inning with a lead-off double, Brandon Parker
Town Ties Franchise Record in Extras Loss
Fireflies score four in ninth, fall in 10th
COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies stormed back, scoring four runs to take the lead in the ninth, before falling 5-4 in 10 innings to the Down East Wood Ducks Thursday night at Grainger Stadium.
In the first inning, River Town drew a two-out walk in the first frame to extend
Columbia Splits Doubleheaders with Pelicans
Fireflies remain in first place in the Carolina League
COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies split a doubleheader with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, starting with a 10-6 loss and ending with a 5-3 win at Segra Park Friday Night. Columbia is now 10-3 in the second half and continues to pace the South division, and are three games in front
Avila Earns Carolina League Pitcher of the Week Honors
Righty has tossed both of Columbia’s quality starts this season
COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies, in conjunction with the Carolina League and Minor League Baseball, have announced today that Luinder Avila has been named the Carolina League Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 27-July 3.
During the week, Avila started one game against the Augusta GreenJackets
Fireflies Glow Past GreenJackets in Extras
Columbia scores three in the tenth to win 5-4
COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies utilized a three-run tenth to step over the Augusta GreenJackets 5-4 Friday night at SRP Park.
Columbia bursted out in extras. After two bunts that led to errors loaded the bases for the Fireflies, Carter Jensen drew a walk to break the stalemate. Next, Gary
Fireflies Overrun RiverDogs, Win 7-3
Avila tosses quality start in win
COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies jumped ahead of the RiverDogs in the first inning, refusing to surrender their lead for the entire contest – which resulted in Columbia winning their second-consecutive game.
Luinder Avila (W, 4-6) had an impressive outing – pitching six total innings. He allowed three hits, two
Fireflies Close Out Homestand with 12-6 Loss
Three-run seventh not enough to jumpstart a rally
COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies were able to add a trio of runs in the seventh, but the rally stalled their as they dropped the final game of their 12-game homestand 12-6 to the Carolina Mudcats Sunday evening at Segra Park.
The Mudcats (34-29) jumped on the board quickly, with
Pitching Falters in 15-2 Loss to GreenJackets
Fireflies use five pitchers in Wednesday contest
COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies pitching staff couldn’t quite figure out the Augusta GreenJackets, as Columbia lost 15-2 Wednesday night at Segra Park.
Starter Luinder Avila (L, 3-5) was chased from the game in a hurry. After lasting four or more innings in each of his last eight starts, the
Fireflies Drop Rain Shortened Game 4-2
Lightning halts the ballgame in the bottom of the fifth in Salem
COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies lost a rain shortened contest, 4-2 after five completed innings Thursday evening at Salem Memorial Ballpark.
A four-run third marked the difference for the Salem Red Sox (25-23). Fireflies (14-34) starter Luinder Avila (L, 3-4) cruised through the first two frames in his 10th start
Bats Silenced in 6-0 Loss to Hillcats
The Fireflies offense couldn’t support a stellar outing from Avila
COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies offense couldn’t get going, and some late offense for Lynchburg resulted in Columbia taking home a 6-0 loss at Bank of the James stadium Thursday night.
The difference making run came in the bottom of the eighth. With both teams deadlocked at 0-0, Luis
Garcia’s Immaculate Inning Propels Fireflies to Victory
Garcia’s sixth inning feat the second Fireflies immaculate inning in Augusta
COLUMBIA, SC – After Heribert Garcia was able to work the first immaculate inning of his career in the sixth, the Fireflies put up four runs to win 5-3 over the Augusta GreenJackets Saturday evening at SRP Park.
In the bottom of the sixth inning, Fireflies reliever Heribert Garcia (W,
Fireflies Swept in Series Opening Doubleheader
Bats combine for seven hits across two games in loss
COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies weren’t able to get the hit to go over the hump in either of Wednesday’s two games in Myrtle Beach as they fell 5-4 and 3-1 against the Pelicans.
The Fireflies got off to a quick start, but it wasn’t enough as they
Offense Erupts in 10-1 Win Over Woodies
Five runs in the third and back-to-back homers in the sixth highlight win
COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies used a five-run third and back-to-back homers in the sixth to capture their first win of the series 10-1 vs the Down East Wood Ducks Thursday night at Segra Park.
Columbia cracked the score column first, notching five consecutive hits in the bottom of the
Fireflies Avoid No-Hitter with Bunt Single
Jaswel De Los Santos drags his way aboard in the sixth with two outs
COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies were shutout for the first time this season, falling 8-0 to the Charleston RiverDogs. Jaswel De Los Santos broke up the no hitter with a bunt single with two outs in the fifth inning.
It was Logan Workman (W, 2-0) who stymied the Fireflies
Fireflies Swept by GreenJackets in Twin Bill
Columbia has lost nine consecutive games down the stretch
COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies were sweapt in a doubleheader at SRP Park in Augusta Thursday night, losing game one 6-4 and dropping game two 4-0. The two losses brings the Fireflies losing streak to nine consecutive losses.
Columbia was unable to overcome an early deficit as
Same Story, New Game as Fireflies Lose 11-1
Columbia has been outscored 53-14 in series
COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies lost big for a fourth consecutive game against the Charleston Riverdogs, 11-1 Friday night at Segra Park.
Tonight, it was the fourth inning where Charleston (75-31) struck gold. The RiverDogs sent 10 hitters to the dish and scored a handful of runs against starter
Columbia Drops 6-2 Contest on the Coast Saturday
Fireflies can’t take back-to-back against the Pelicans
COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies fell 6-2 behind a pair of three-run innings to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Saturday evening at TicketReturn.com 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
Fireflies Dominate in Opener Against RiverDogs
Columbia wins 9-3 Tuesday night in Charleston
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