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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

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

Columbia Strands 11 in 3-2 Loss

August 15, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies wrapped up their two-week homestand with a 3-2 loss with the Fayetteville Woodpeckers Sunday night at Segra Park. The game began in a 35 minute rain delay, but both pitching staffs came out of the gates ready to blow past opposing hitters. After breezing

Los Chicharrones Comeback Falls Short

Fireflies battle back from eight back to finish with tying run on base
August 7, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – After falling behind 8-0 after four innings, Los Chicharrones de Columbia didn’t give up, they fought back, but their comeback fell short, 10-8 to Los Pelicanos at Segra Park Saturday evening. Anderson Paulino (L, 6-4) fell into a fit of bad luck that forced him to leave

Fireflies Earn Twin Bill Split to Open Series

Columbia shuts out Charleston in game one prior to losing in extras
July 27, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies split the series-opening twin bill, shutting out the RiverDogs 2-0 in game one and falling in extras 5-4 in the second game Tuesday evening at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Ballpark. The Fireflies (36-36) battled until the end of the back-and-forth affair against the RiverDogs (51-21)

Fireflies Fall Two Feet Short Against Augusta Friday

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

Hughes’ Homer Difference in 7-5 Win vs Augusta

Fireflies take opener of seven-game series at Segra Park
July 21, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies battled back-and-forth with the Augusta GreenJackets, but emerged victorious after Gage Hughes knocked a two-run homer in the sixth in the 7-5 contest at Segra Park Tuesday evening. Hughes capped off back-to-back three run innings for Columbia (32-32). The sixth started with a one out

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

Starter Paulino Lambasted by Pelicans Bats

Righty gives up seven runs in 9-1 loss for Fireflies
July 14, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Columbia Fireflies starter Anderson Paulino couldn’t hold the Myrtle Beach Pelicans at bay as he was tagged for nine runs in 3.1 innings in a 10-3 loss to the Pelicans Wednesday night at Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Following a Juan Carlos Negret solo shot in the

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