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Eight-Run Rally Falls Just Short Saturday

The Fireflies score seven in the last two innings vs Carolina
September 3, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies entered the eighth down 8-0, then rallied and came up one run short of tying the game, losing 8-7 vs the Carolina Mudcats Saturday night at Five County Stadium. Down 8-0 in the eighth, the Fireflies (33-25) bats began to rally. With one out, Javier

Fireflies Score 14 Unanswered to Rout Carolina 17-8

Columbia erased an early five-run deficit to draw within 2.5 games of CSC
September 2, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies scored 14 unanswered runs after the sixth inning to erase an early five-run deficit as they beat the Carolina Mudcats 17-8 at Five County Stadium Friday night. The Fireflies took the lead in the seventh and never looked back. After Carter Jensen and Gavin

Baserunning Mistake Costs Fireflies the Finale

August 7, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies led until the ninth, and then lost their second game to the RiverDogs in extras this series, 4-3 Sunday evening at Segra Park. Columbia (18-17) gave up the lead in the top of the tenth inning, after the placed runner, Daiwer Castellanos advanced to third

Peña Blast Helps Fireflies Even Up Series

Bats come alive as bullpen shuts down Kannapolis
July 27, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies used a blast and five scoreless innings from the pen to upend Kannapolis 8-3 Wednesday afternoon at Atrium Health Ballpark. Columbia (15-10) took the lead in the fourth off the bat of Erick Peña, who clipped his second homer of the series to score River

Fireflies’ Blues Continue to Start Road Trip

Columbia drops opener 10-2 in Charleston
June 21, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies broke up a Charleston RiverDogs no-hitter with two outs in the top of the ninth in a 10-2 loss at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Ballpark Tuesday night. Ben Peoples (W, 3-3) spun five hitless innings, walking five and fanning eight before handing the ball to

Fireflies Close Out Homestand with 12-6 Loss

Three-run seventh not enough to jumpstart a rally
June 19, 2022

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

Late Runs Mark Difference in Late Game at Segra Park

Bullpen allows four runs in the last two frames in 4-1 loss
June 17, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies got going after a one hour and 59-minute delay at Segra Park Friday night, then late offense marked the difference in a 4-1 loss to the Carolina Mudcats. The first four Mudcats (31-29) hitters who came to the plate in the seventh were able to

Fireflies Capture Third Walk-Off Winner of 2022

Jensen Doubles to beat Augusta 5-4 in Finale
June 12, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – Columbia worked some late inning magic behind the bat of Carter Jensen to upend the GreenJackets 5-4 in the series finale at Segra Park Sunday night. With two outs, Daniel Vazquez was able to start the rally with a single up the gut. Then on the first

Fireflies Swept After 7-4 Sunday Loss

Columbia drops nine of 12 games on the road trip in Virginia
June 5, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies rallied with a two out triple and hit by pitch to bring the tying run to the plate in the ninth Sunday afternoon at Salem Memorial Ballpark, but were not able to bring home the victory as they fell 7-4 to the Salem Red Sox.

Late Rally Puts Fireflies in Front 3-2

Columbia forces a series split with three runs in the last three innings
May 29, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies used three runs in the last three frames to beat the Lynchburg Hillcats 3-2 Sunday afternoon at Bank of the James Stadium. Erick Peña started off the ninth in a big way splitting the outfielders in right-center to put the tying run in scoring position.