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Columbia Rallies to Beat Augusta 6-5 Saturday

Offense adds two in the seventh and one in the eighth to win
July 23, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies bats bested the Augusta GreenJackets bullpen, scoring three runs with their final six outs to win 6-5 at Segra Park Saturday evening. After Omar Hernandez reached on an error to start the seventh inning, River Town was able to bring him home with a double

Fireflies Outslugged 6-3 at Segra Park Friday

Team remains tied for first place despite loss
July 22, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies allowed a trio of runs in the fourth and sixth innings as they fell 6-3 to Augusta Friday night at Segra Park. Augusta (8-13) jumped out in front with a three-run fourth inning. After Francisco Floyd started the inning with a lead-off double, Brandon Parker

Fireflies Drop Third Straight to Down East

Offense stalls out in 5-2 loss in Kinston
July 16, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies got on the board in the top of the first, but were unable to generate much more offense, as they fell 5-2 to the Down East Wood Ducks Saturday night at Grainger Stadium. Down East swung the tide of the game in the fourth

Town Sets Franchise Mark in Kinston

Outfielder has reached base safely in 29-consecutive games
July 15, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – River Town set a Fireflies franchise record Friday night, but it wasn’t enough to propel the Fireflies to victory, as they fell 6-3 to the Down East Wood Ducks at Grainger Stadium. It didn’t take long for outfielder River Town to extend his on-base streak to a

Town Ties Franchise Record in Extras Loss

Fireflies score four in ninth, fall in 10th
July 14, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies stormed back, scoring four runs to take the lead in the ninth, before falling 5-4 in 10 innings to the Down East Wood Ducks Thursday night at Grainger Stadium. In the first inning, River Town drew a two-out walk in the first frame to extend

Three Homers Lead Fireflies Back to Win Column

Columbia bounces back with 7-4 win over Wood Ducks
July 13, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies used three homers to edge ahead of the Down East Wood Ducks 7-4in a day game at Grainger Stadium Wednesday afternoon. Jaswel De Los Santos got things rolling in his first start since returning from Arizona. The outfielder smashed Columbia’s third lead-off homer of the

Columbia Splits Doubleheaders with Pelicans

Fireflies remain in first place in the Carolina League
July 8, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies split a doubleheader with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, starting with a 10-6 loss and ending with a 5-3 win at Segra Park Friday Night. Columbia is now 10-3 in the second half and continues to pace the South division, and are three games in front

Seven-Run Sixth Snaps Fireflies Streak

Fireflies fall to Pelicans 11-3 Wednesday at Segra Park
July 6, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – After a fantastic start from Ben Hernandez, the Fireflies couldn’t hold onto the lead, as the bullpen allowed nine runs to score in an 11-3 loss to the Myrtle Beacch Pelicans at Segra Park Wednesday evening. Delvin Capellan (L, 2-3) was the first arm out of the

Fireflies Rally in Ninth to Complete Sweep

Columbia heads back to Segra Park in first place
July 3, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies rallied with two runs in the ninth to beat the Augusta GreenJackets and complete their first series sweep of the year at SRP Park Sunday evening. The Fireflies were down to their final out in the ninth inning with Omar Hernandez at the plate and

Columbia Starts the Second Half off on the Right Foot

Fireflies down the RiverDogs 7-4 Friday night at The Joe
June 24, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies used a four-run seventh to upend the Charleston RiverDogs 7-4 and take the first game of the second half of the season at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park Friday night. The Fireflies (1-0) pushed away in the seventh inning. After loading the bases with one

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

Fireflies Swept in Twin Bill vs Mudcats

Columbia drops contests 8-7, 7-3 at Segra Park
June 18, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies were swept 8-7 and 7-3 in a doubleheader vs the Carolina Mudcats Saturday night at Segra Park. Game One The Mudcats upended Columbia with two outs in the top of the seventh of game one. With two runners on, Jeferson Quero belted his fourth

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

Jensen Paces Offense in 8-3 Win

The Fireflies DH hit three extra-base hits in the opener
June 7, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – Carter Jensen led the bats with two doubles and a homer in Columbia’s 8-3 win over the Augusta GreenJackets at Segra Park Tuesday night. The Fireflies (18-37) got the scoring started early Tuesday evening. After River Town placed a lead-off single into right field, Carter Jensen brought

Columbia Stumbles Late in 6-2 Loss

The Fireflies drop their fifth consecutive game Saturday vs Salem
June 4, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies bullpen faltered late, allowing three runs in the eighth, as Columbia fell 6-2 to the Salem Red Sox Saturday night at Salem Memorial Ballpark. Frank Mozzicato got back on the right track in Saturday’s game vs Salem. The southpaw retired each of the first nine

Fireflies Drop Rain Shortened Game 4-2

Lightning halts the ballgame in the bottom of the fifth in Salem
June 2, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies lost a rain shortened contest, 4-2 after five completed innings Thursday evening at Salem Memorial Ballpark. A four-run third marked the difference for the Salem Red Sox (25-23). Fireflies (14-34) starter Luinder Avila (L, 3-4) cruised through the first two frames in his 10th start

Early Mistakes Result in Fireflies Loss

Columbia gives up three unearned runs in 6-1 defeat
June 1, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies committed three errors, surrendering a trio of unearned runs in the first four innings Wednesday night, leading to a 6-1 loss to the Salem Red Sox at Salem Memorial Ballpark. Salem (24-23) scored early and often to upstage Columbia (14-33). The Red Sox scored

Columbia’s Slump Continues in Lynchburg

Fireflies drop the opener 9-1 after allowing seven runs in the first
May 24, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies gave up seven runs in the first, which led to a 9-1 loss against the Lynchburg Hillcats Tuesday night at Bank of the James Stadium. Lynchburg (22-17) got the party in the first, pushing Frank Mozzicato (L, 0-1) out of his second start after

Camarillo Long Ball Not Enough in 5-4 Loss

Los Chiccarones de Columbia drop their second consecutive by one run
May 20, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – Los Chiccarones de Columbia had the power, but they ran out of steam in a 5-4 loss to Los Pelicanos de Myrtle Beach to open up Copa de la Diversíon Weekend at Segra Park presented by Southern Recipe Small Batch pork rinds Friday night. The difference maker

Pitcher Duel Ends in Loss After Bullpen Gives Up 3 in 8th

The Fireflies bullpen couldn’t close out Sunday’s finale in Augusta
May 15, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – Columbia and Augusta were deadlocked in a pitcher’s duel Sunday afternoon, until Columbia’s bullpen allowed three to score in the eighth, dropping the contest 5-2 at SRP Park. The difference came in the bottom of the eighth inning. After John McMillon (L, 0-2) allowed a lead-off single

Bats Stifled in 9-1 Loss at Myrtle Beach

The Fireflies have scored two runs in their last 18 innings vs the Pelicans
April 30, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies bats were held in check for a second-consecutive evening in an 8-1 loss vs the Pelicans at Field at Pelicans Stadium Saturday evening. The Fireflies (7-13) lone run came in the top of the seventh inning. Enrique Valdez doubled off the center field

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

Eighth Inning Burst Erases 8 Errors in 7-6 Win

The Fireflies plate four in the eighth to upend the Pelicans
April 28, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies bats scored four runs in the eighth to erase their eight errors committed in the field as they beat the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 7-6 Thursday night at Field at Pelicans Stadium. Columbia tied the game in the eighth. Rubendy Jaquez and Wilmin Candelario set

Town Named Carolina League Player of the Week

Outfielder went 9-15 with three homers and four doubles April 18-24
April 25, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies, in conjunction with Minor League Baseball and the Carolina League, today announced that outfielder River Town was named the Carolina League Player of the Week for April 18-24. Town had an incredible series against the Down East Wood Ducks at Segra Park. In four

Fireflies Get Second Walk-Off Winner of 2022 in 10th

Bullpen gives up seven runs in 8th and 9th, but bats bail team out
April 24, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies allowed Down East to score eight runs in the final two innings of regulation, but Omar Hernandez sliced a single to left to score River Town in the bottom of the 10th to push the Fireflies to a 13-12 walk-off victory. Luis Barroso (BS, 1;