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Bats Buoy Eighth-Straight Win

Columbia chasing franchise-record winning streak this weekend
August 19, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies beat up on the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers 12-3 to claim their eighth-consecutive win. It’s their longest winning streak of the season and the Fireflies are just one game shy of tying their franchise record. Columbia’s bats started rolling in the fifth inning. Daniel Vazquez drew

Wallace Drives in Four in 6-5 Win

Fireflies hold on late to beat Pelicans in back-to-back games
August 12, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies stood tall behind a four RBI performance from 2022-draftee Cayden Wallace as they upended Myrtle Beach 6-5 Friday evening at Field. The Fireflies (20-19) bats struck back in the top of the third inning. After Pelicans’ (21-19) starter Luis Rodriguez issued a pair of

Fireflies Drop Finale 9-0 to Kannapolis

Columbia splits series and remains half a game from first place
July 31, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies offense was stifled as they dropped the series finale to the Cannon Ballers 9-0 Sunday afternoon at Atrium Health Ballpark. Columbia (17-12) starter Ben Hernandez (L, 1-6) cruised through the first four innings before allowing a two-run homer to DJ Gladney in the fifth inning

Six Walks Mark Difference in Fireflies Loss

Three walks come around to score in 5-4 loss to ‘Ballers
July 26, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies pitching staff walked six batters and three came around to score as Columbia dropped the opener to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers 5-4 Tuesday evening at Atrium Health Ballpark. The Cannon Ballers now own a 1.5 game lead in the South Division standings. The difference came

Columbia Bats Shut Down in 9-0 Contest

Fireflies shutout for fifth time in 2022
June 11, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies found themselves on the wrong side of a lopsided game again as they fell 9-0 to the Augusta GreenJackets Saturday evening at Segra Park. Columbia (15-41) was shut out for the fifth time this season and for the first time since May 26 at

Bats Shut Down in 6-2 Memorial Day Loss

Columbia struggles in opener against the Salem Red Sox Monday
May 30, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies were able to score two in the eighth off of wild pitches, but couldn’t rally as they fell to the Salem Red Sox 6-2 Monday afternoon at Salem Memorial Ballpark. Ben Hernandez returned to the bump for the first time since May 13. He was

Panzini, Arias Cage ‘Cats in 2-1 Victory

Fireflies pitching staff helps end eight-game losing streak
8:55 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies pitching staff shut down the Lynchburg Hillcats in a 2-1 extra innings victory at Bank of the James Stadium Wednesday night. After Carter Jensen was placed on second in the top of the 10th inning, Rubendy Jaquez reached on a throwing error from pitcher

Fireflies Give Up 13 in Third Consecutive Loss

Columbia still looking for second win of season against Augusta
May 12, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies pitching staff gave up 11 runs as they dropped their third consecutive game to the Augusta GreenJackets, this time 13-2, Thursday night at SRP Park. Augusta (18-12) took charge of the game with three runs in the first inning off Fireflies (10-20) starter Rylan

Fireflies Cruise Behind Six-Run Second in Win Over ‘Birds

Columbia evens the series heading to the weekend after 10-3 win
May 6, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies scored six in the second and four in the seventh to beat the Shorebirds 10-3 at Segra Park Friday Night. The big jump came in the second for Columbia (9-16). The Fireflies sent 10 hitters to the dish to score six runs, which is tied

Errors Cost Fireflies Friday in 8-1 Loss in Myrtle Beach

Columbia has committed 12 errors in the last two games vs the Pelicans
April 29, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies bats weren’t able to get going time in an 8-1 loss to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans at Field at Pelicans Ballpark Friday night. Myrtle Beach (13-6) got the scoring started in the second. The Fireflies (7-12) committed a pair of errors in the field

Fireflies Stunned 10-1 on Princess Knight

Columbia allows 10 unanswered runs to close out Saturday’s contest
April 23, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies didn’t have an answer for the Down East Wood Ducks on Princess Knight, as the Wood Ducks scored 10 unanswered runs beginning in the second in a 10-1 loss at Segra Park Saturday. After the second, it was all Wood Ducks (7-7). The Fireflies’

Four Errors Result in 8-1 Loss in Opener

Columbia commits most errors in single game of 2021 season
August 31, 2021

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies fielding wasn’t sharp in the opening game against the Charleston RiverDogs Tuesday night. The team committed four errors, resulting in three unearned runs coming home to drop the game 8-1. The four errors were the most Columbia has allowed in a single game this

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