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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 to Host Skills Camp at Segra Park in August

Players, coaches to lead three-day camp August 4-6
July 5, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies today announced that the team will host a three-day Summer Skills Camp at Segra Park August 4-6 from 9 am-12 pm each day. The camp will be run by Fireflies players and coaches, so children can receive the top instruction available in the Midlands

Avila Earns Carolina League Pitcher of the Week Honors

Righty has tossed both of Columbia’s quality starts this season
July 5, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies, in conjunction with the Carolina League and Minor League Baseball, have announced today that Luinder Avila has been named the Carolina League Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 27-July 3. During the week, Avila started one game against the Augusta GreenJackets

Fireflies Stay Hot with Walk-Off Winner

Clock strikes midnight and Hernandez calls game at Segra Park
July 5, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies outlasted the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, scoring five of the last six runs in the final four innings to win 9-8 at Segra Park Monday night. Omar Hernandez was the hero. After a bunt single from Jean Ramirez to advance the placed runner, Omar Florentino, to

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 Keeps Streak Alive vs Augusta

Fireflies have won five-consecutive for first time this year
July 2, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies pitching staff stifled the GreenJackets in a 5-3 win Saturday night at SRP Park. The win is their fifth-straight, which is the Fireflies longest win-streak of the season. Pitching was the name of the game for the Fireflies (7-1) Saturday evening. After Ben Kudrna

Fireflies Glow Past GreenJackets in Extras

Columbia scores three in the tenth to win 5-4
July 1, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies utilized a three-run tenth to step over the Augusta GreenJackets 5-4 Friday night at SRP Park. Columbia bursted out in extras. After two bunts that led to errors loaded the bases for the Fireflies, Carter Jensen drew a walk to break the stalemate. Next, Gary

Wild Pitch Caps Off Wild Win at Augusta

Fireflies win 8-7 in 11 innings at SRP Park
June 30, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies were able to hold the Augusta GreenJackets at bay, scoring both of their extra innings runs on wild pitches in an 8-7 win that took 11 frames Thursday night at SRP Park. Columbia (5-1) got a steal from placed runner Jean Ramirez to lead-off

Fireflies Sweep Doubleheader, Stay in First Place

Six-run sixth energizes club in comeback win in game two
June 29, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies swept the Augusta GreenJackets, 4-3 and 9-4, in a series opening doubleheader at SRP Park Wednesday night to maintain a share of first place in the Carolina League South Division second-half standings. Game One The long ball had a major impact on the first

Series Opener with GreenJackets Postponed

Will be made up as part of a doubleheader tomorrow at 5:05 pm
June 28, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – Tuesday night’s series opener between the Columbia Fireflies and the Augusta GreenJackets has been postponed due to inclement weather and has been rescheduled as part of a doubleheader tomorrow at SRP Park beginning at 5:05 pm. The two clubs will play two seven-inning contests tomorrow. Both teams

Late Surge Leads to Fireflies Loss

Columbia gives up three runs in the seventh in 4-1 loss
June 26, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies allowed a trio of runs in the seventh inning on their way to a 4-1 loss to the Charleston RiverDogs at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park Sunday evening. The RiverDogs pulled ahead in the seventh. The first three Charleston hitters reached base safely after

Fireflies Overrun RiverDogs, Win 7-3 

Avila tosses quality start in win
June 26, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies jumped ahead of the RiverDogs in the first inning, refusing to surrender their lead for the entire contest – which resulted in Columbia winning their second-consecutive game. Luinder Avila (W, 4-6) had an impressive outing – pitching six total innings. He allowed three hits, two

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

Become the Top Karaoke Singer in the Midlands Today!

Audition to be a part of Karaoke Night at Segra Park July 9
June 24, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies want to find the best karaoke singer in the Midlands and July 9 is your chance to prove your skills! The Fireflies are hosting Karaoke Night presented by Blanchard Machinery at Segra Park July 9, and are looking for singers to compete in an

Fireflies Give Up Three in the Ninth in Walk-Off Loss

Columbia drops the first-half finale 3-2 vs the RiverDogs
June 23, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – After holding Charleston in check for the first eight inning, the Fireflies finally succumbed to the RiverDogs, giving up three runs with two outs in the ninth, as they fell in the first-half finale 3-2 Thursday night at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park. Luis Barroso (BS, 2;

Bats Blanked by RiverDogs 11-0 Wednesday

Columbia’s bats shutout for sixth time in 2022
June 22, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies bats were silenced for a second-consecutive night vs the Charleston RiverDogs, as they fell 11-0 at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Ballpark Wednesday night. Columbia (18-47) starter Frank Mozzicato (L, 0-3) fanned a career-high five hitters for a second consecutive start, but was chased off

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

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

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

Thursday Night’s Game Postponed due to Inclement Weather

June 16, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – Tonight’s Columbia Fireflies game against the Carolina Mudcats has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader Saturday, June 18 at 4:30 pm. Gates open at 4 pm. The Fireflies continue their series with the Carolina Mudcats tomorrow

Dooney Powers Fireflies Over Mudcats in 2-1 Win

Columbia wins their third-consecutive game at Segra Park
June 15, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies rallied behind second baseman Dayton Dooney in a 2-1 win vs the Carolina Mudcats at Segra Park Wednesday afternoon. It’s the first time since August 10-12, 2021 that the Fireflies have won three-consecutive games. During that stretch, they beat up on the Fayetteville Woodpeckers 21-5,

Four-Run 8th the Difference in 7-3 Win

Fireflies late offense propels them to second consecutive win
June 14, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies were able to charge ahead, scoring four runs in the eighth to upset the Carolina Mudcats 7-3 at Segra Park Tuesday evening. Carter Jensen sparked the rally in the eighth. After drilling a two out single up the middle and moving to second on

Fireflies Searching for Military Heroes to Recognize In-Game

Nominate an Active Duty, Reserves or Veteran to be honored July 7
June 13, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies are looking for eight local military heroes to honor in-game as the Heroes of the Inning for Military Appreciation Night July 7 at Segra Park at 7:05 pm. Any current or former member of any branch of the military can qualify to be honored.

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