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Bullpen Stymies Late Rally, Fireflies win 3-2

Solid pitching performance evens the series heading to the weekend
April 19, 2024

CHARLESTON, SC – The Fireflies kept Charleston off the board until the ninth inning as they won 3-2 over the Charleston RiverDogs Friday evening at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park to even their series at two games a piece heading into the weekend. Felix Arronde (W, 2-0) continued his magnificent

Four-Run Eighth Propels Fireflies to Victory

Erick Pena leads the way with four RBI in 7-3 win in Charleston
April 18, 2024

CHARLESTON, SC – The Fireflies offense rallied behind the bat of Erick Pena, who started the scoring in a four-run eighth that propelled Columbia to a 7-3 win over the Charleston RiverDogs at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park Thursday night. Blake Mitchell was the first to reach base in the

Bosacker Quality Start Not Enough in 3-2 Loss

After walk-off loss, Fireflies are 1-4 in one-run games in first 11 contests
April 17, 2024

CHARLESTON, SC – The Fireflies couldn’t take advantage of the pitching staff’s first quality start of the 2024 season as they fell 3-2 in walk-off fashion to the Charleston RiverDogs Wednesday Night at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park. Nicholas Regalado (L, 1-1) tossed a scoreless eighth and fanned the first

Fireflies Come Up Short in Opener vs Charleston

Columbia jumps out to 2-0 lead, but can’t stymie the RiverDogs rally
April 16, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies jumped out to a quick lead, but couldn’t hold on as the club fell to the Charleston RiverDogs 3-2 Tuesday afternoon at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park. The Fireflies crossed the plate first in Tuesday’s showdown. In the top of the second, Drew Dowd hit

Patteson Named Carolina League Pitcher of the Week

Southpaw fans seven, allowing just one base runner Saturday
April 15, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies, in conjunction with the Major League Baseball, are pleased to announce that Hunter Patteson has been named the Carolina League Pitcher of the week for the week of April 8-14. This is the Fireflies first League Player of the Week Award of the 2024

Bats Cruise in 12-5 Sunday Showdown

Fireflies take five of six from the Pelicans in first home series of season
April 14, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies offense came out in a hurry, scoring six runs in the first two frames on the way to a 12-5 win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Sunday evening at Segra Park. The Fireflies were able to swipe five of six games in their first home

Fireflies Secure Series Win, Shutout Pelicans

The Fireflies have outscored Myrtle Beach 37-15 since Wednesday
April 13, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies clinched a series victory Saturday with a decisive 9-0 victory over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans at Segra Park. It was the Fireflies first shutout of 2024 and their first shutout since Mauricio Veliz, Elvis Novas and Jacob Widener blanked Myrtle Beach by the same score

Offense Stays Hot in 10-6 Victory Over Birds

The Fireflies have outscored Myrtle Beach 28-15 since Wednesday
April 12, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies offense has been swinging the bat well this week, and that continued in Friday’s 10-6 win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans at Segra Park. The turning point for Columbia came in the fourth inning. After back-to-back one out errors allowed Lizandro Rodriguez and Milo Rushford

Fireflies Bounce Pelicans 18-9 Thursday

Columbia scores 10 in fifth and sixth to secure the series lead
April 11, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC –The Fireflies pounced on Myrtle Beach’s bullpen again Thursday night, drawing 10 walks and scoring 15 runs in an 18-9 win Thursday night at Segra Park. The sixth inning was the big one for Columbia. Jack Patterson came into the game with Columbia leading 7-6 and allowed a

Fireflies Comeback Falls Short in 11 Frames

Columbia ties the game with three late runs before losing 8-6
April 10, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – For the second-consecutive evening, the Columbia Fireflies were able to come from behind and tie the game in the ninth inning, but Wednesday night they were unable to walk away with the win as they fell 8-6 in 11 innings to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans at Segra

Wild Pitch Walk-Off Caps Opening Night

Four walks and a wild pitch lead to victory for Fireflies
April 9, 2024

AUGUSTA, SC – The Fireflies showed excellent patience at the plate, drawing four walks to set up a walk-off wild pitch to score Erick Torres to beat the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 6-5 Tuesday night at Segra Park. Columbia entered the ninth inning trailing 5-4. After a Jhonny Perdomo line out

Fireflies Seeking Pink Night Warriors of the Inning Nominees 

Fans can nominate a breast cancer warrior to be recognized at Segra Park May 7
April 8, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies today announced that they are searching for Breast Cancer Warriors to be honored throughout Pink Night at Segra Park, Thursday, May 7. The Fireflies will recognize a local breast cancer warrior each inning during the game. Warriors may survivors, those who are currently fighting

Homestand Preview: April 9-14

Opening Night, a Country Concert and Fireworks Highlight First Homestand
April 8, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies open their 2024 home slate at Segra Park against their in-state rival, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. This is the first time the two teams play in 2024, but in 2023, the Fireflies claimed 13 of 24 games against the Pelicans. Ticket Links and Game Times:

Pitching Retires Final 20 GreenJackets in 4-1 Win

Arronde, Patteson cruise in the Fireflies first win of 2024
April 7, 2024

AUGUSTA, SC – The Fireflies took the series finale 4-1 behind some incredible pitching from Felix Arronde and Hunter Patteson against the Augusta GreenJackets at SRP Park Sunday evening. Arronde (W, 1-0) finished his night after five innings of work with seven punchouts, two hits and only one run allowed.

No Earned Runs Score in Opening Day Duel

Fireflies pitchers strikeout 14 in one-run loss
April 5, 2024

AUGUSTA, SC – The Fireflies pitching staff was up to the task on Opening Night. The club didn’t allow an earned run and fanned 14 Augusta GreenJackets hitters in a 2-1 loss at SRP Park Friday evening. Mauricio Veliz started the game off fanning the first six hitters he saw.

WIS to Broadcast 12 Columbia Fireflies Home Games for 2024 Season

April 5, 2024

Columbia, SC – April 5, 2024 – WIS announced today that in partnership with the Columbia Fireflies, it will broadcast a schedule of 12 Fireflies home games for the 2024 Minor League Baseball season. “We’re very excited to bring more local sports to more fans for free,” said WIS Vice

Fireflies Announce 2024 Opening Day Roster

Roster composed of 13 returners and top two 2023 draftees
April 3, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies, in conjunction with the Kansas City Royals, today announced their 2024 Opening Day Roster. The roster is stuffed to the gills with talent for manager Jesus Azuaje, including the Royals top two 2023 draftees, 15 returners from the 2023 season and a handful of

Fireflies to Host Meet the Team Event April 3 

Watch the 2024 Fireflies practice, get autographs from team at Segra Park
March 28, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies today announced that they will host a Meet the Team Event Wednesday, April 3 at Segra Park, where fans can get their first look at the 2024 Fireflies and get autographs from the full team. This will be the first time that new Manager

Meet Bluey With the Fireflies Newest Fan Experience Package 

Lock in your chance to meet Bluey June 22 at Segra Park
March 28, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – Everybody’s favorite Australian pup, Bluey, is coming to Segra Park for Bluey at the Ballpark presented by Cassell Brothers Home Services Saturday, June 22. While Bluey will be available throughout the game to meet as many fans as possible, the Fireflies have announced a new Gameday Experience

It’s Time to Sing! Audition to Compete in 2024 Karaoke Night 

Audition for your chance to perform at Segra Park on Arts Night May 14
March 27, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – We know Columbia’s got talent and we want to hear it! The Columbia Fireflies today announced that they’ll be accepting audition videos for a karaoke contest during The Arts Night Tuesday, May 14. The Fireflies are looking for singers who would like to perform and compete in

Southeastern BBQ Showdown General Public Tickets On-Sale Friday, March 22 at 10:00 a.m.

March 27, 2024

Columbia, S.C. – Get ready to fire up your taste buds and mark your calendars because tickets for the highly anticipated Southeastern BBQ Showdown are set to go on-sale to the general public on Friday, March 22, at 10:00 a.m. The Southeastern BBQ Showdown is an unprecedented culinary extravaganza that

Fireflies Announce Grits Name the Character Competition

Fans can submit names ideas for the new Carolina Grits character
March 22, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies earlier today revealed a new alternate food identity: The Carolina Grits. The Carolina Grits identity pays homage to the strong historical and cultural ties that grits have in our region, our state and our city. The Carolina Gits branding includes a Grits wordmark, a

Fireflies Introduce New Alternate Identity: The Carolina Grits

Fireflies will transform into this new food identity 6 times in 2024
March 22, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies today hosted a press conference to reveal a new alternate food identity: The Carolina Grits. The Carolina Grits identity pays homage to the strong historical and cultural ties that grits have in our region, our state and our city. 75% of all grits sold

Fireflies Expanding Game Day Experience Packages 

In April and May, fans can enjoy Jedi Training and Princess Tea Parties
March 13, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – This year, the Columbia Fireflies are ramping up their game day experience packages at Segra Park. Today, the team announced that they have two pre-game packages available for fans to purchase in April and May. On Princess Knight April 13, fans can attend a pre-game Princess Tea

Fireflies Release Battle at BullStreet Game Day Information 

Fans will have general parking access to two garages in the BullStreet District
February 29, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies today announced parking and game day information for the Battle at BullStreet Saturday, March 2 between the University of South Carolina and Clemson University. The game will begin at 4 pm and gates to Segra Park will open at 1 pm for the Battle