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Columbia’s Bats Silent in 3-1 Loss to Ballers

September 18, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies rough September continued as they dropped Saturday’s contest 3-1 to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers at Segra Park to fall to 1-14 throughout the month. Kannapolis (39-79) started the scoring off in the first inning. The lead-off hitter Caberea Weaver singled and was driven in by

11 Straight L’s After Heartbreaker in Augusta

Columbia strands tying run at third in eighth as they fall 6-4
September 11, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies mounted a comeback, getting to within one of the GreenJackets in the eighth, but they couldn’t climb over the apex as they lost 6-4 Saturday evening at SRP Park. A wild pitch in the top of the fifth that scored Burle Dixon to tie the

Fireflies Avoid No-No with 7th Inning Single

Dixon singles with two outs for Columbia’s only hit in 7-1 loss
September 7, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – It took the Fireflies until the seventh to get their first hit and they were unable to dig out of an early hole their pitching staff put them into in a 7-1 loss to Augusta Tuesday night at SRP Park. Rylan Kaufman (L, 2-5) struggled for the

Early Errors Sink Fireflies in 8-3 Loss to Pelicans

Fireflies have dropped 10 consecutive games to Myrtle Beach
August 25, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies committed a pair of errors in the first inning, allowing three unearned runs to score in an 8-3 loss to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Wednesday night at Field. After taking a 1-0 lead in the top of the first, when Diego Hernandez came

Fireflies Comeback Comes Up Short

Fireflies bring game within one to fall 5-4
August 19, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies scored one run in the sixth, seventh and eighth, but were unable to take home the ballgame as they lost 5-4 to the Charleston RiverDogs at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Ballpark Thursday evening. Saul Garza came home on a wild pitch in the eighth

Fireflies Allow Historic Hit in 6-4 Loss

Columbia fielders allow a pair of inside-the-park homers Tues.
August 3, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies allowed two inside-the-park homers to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in a 6-4 loss Tuesday evening at Segra Park. The difference-maker came with Patrick Smith (L, 2-4) on the bump in the seventh inning. After the lefty walked a pair and hit a batter with a

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

Patience Name of the Game in Rubber Match Win

Fireflies draw 10 walks in 4-3 win over GreenJackets Sunday
July 25, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies saw three walked batters come around and score when they defeated the August GreenJackets 4-1 to win the week-long series at Segra Park Sunday evening. Emilio Marquez gave the offense a chance to get started with 4.1 scoreless innings where he allowed just a

Fireflies Piledrive GreenJackets in Doubleheader

Columbia outscores Augusta 28-7 in twin bill Thursday evening
July 22, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies bats were on display for a twin bill against the Augusta GreenJackets, as Columbia swept the GreenJackets winning 12-2 and 16-5 behind an all-around offensive onslaught. Burle Dixon was the star for the Fireflies (34-32), he finished the evening 5-7 across the pair of games