Globe iconLogin iconRecap iconSearch iconTickets icon

Sandlin Wins Carolina League Pitcher of the Week Honors

Righty is first Fireflies pitcher to win weekly award this season
June 12, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies, in conjunction with the Carolina League and Minor League Baseball, announced today that RHP David Sandlin has been named the Carolina League pitcher of the week for the week from June 6-12. Sandlin started Friday, June 9 for Columbia and pitched a team-high seven

Sandlin Dominant in 1-0 Win

Fireflies win in sixth shutout of the season
June 9, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies won a sprint, 1-0 against the Salem Red Sox, in 1 hour and 46 minutes at Segra Park Friday night. It is the shortest nine-inning game in Columbia Fireflies history. It’s also the first 1-0 game Columbia has been in since they lost 1-0 to

Fireflies Give Up 5 Unearned in 10-9 Loss

Four errors seal Columbia’s fate in fifth-straight loss
June 3, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies tied the game late, with a solo homer from Omar Hernandez, but couldn’t complete the rally as they lost their fifth-straight, 10-9 in 10 innings to the Down East Wood Ducks Saturday night at Grainger Stadium. After spinning through 2.1 scoreless innings, Ben Sears came

Fireflies Split Finale with FredNats

Columbia splits the road trip, wins the series with Fredericksburg
May 21, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies won game one 6-1 and dropped game two 9-1 at Fredericksburg, taking four of six from the Nationals and going 6-6 on the 12-game road stretch. Columbia is in first place in the South division of the Carolina League as they head home to face

Fireflies Win Fourth Straight to Claim First

Complete team victory leads the Fireflies to 12-0 win
May 2, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies dominated in every facet of the game in their third shutout of the season as they took out Myrtle Beach 12-0 Tuesday night at Segra Park. Daniel Vazquez broke things open in the bottom of the first, popping a three-run homer over the left-center wall

Three-Run Fourth Lifts Fireflies Over ‘Jackets

Columbia wins 3-2 behind 19 strikeout performance
April 26, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies struck out 19 GreenJackets in nine innings, as they beat Augusta 3-2 Wednesday night at SRP Park. The pitching led the way again for the Fireflies (9-6). David Sandlin (W, 2-0) fanned a career-high 11 hitters in the first five innings, allowing a pair of

Fireflies Notch 20 Strikeouts in 4-1 Win

Sandlin becomes first starter to earn win in 2023
April 14, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies pitching staff was lights out again as they punched out 20 Charleston RiverDogs hitters in a 4-1 win at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park Friday night. Pitching was the name of the game again for the Columbia Fireflies (2-2). David Sandlin (W, 1-0) got the

Wild Extra Inning Opening Night Ends in 9-8 Loss

April 6, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth to force extras, but couldn’t come away with a win as they fell to the GreenJackets 9-8 on Opening Night at Segra Park Thursday. In the top of the 10th, E.J. Exposito singled to drive