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Columbia Splits Pitcher’s Duel Doubleheader

Fireflies drop game one 3-0 and win game two 2-1
7:33 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, SC –The Fireflies were locked in a pitcher’s duel, losing game one of Sunday’s doubleheader 3-0 and taking game two 2-1 as they took five of six from Charleston at Segra Park this week. The Fireflies remain in first place in the South Division with 21 games remaining in

Fireflies Game May 27, 2023 Washed Away

Game will be made up as part of a doubleheader tomorrow at 3:05 pm
May 27, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies and Charleston RiverDogs game scheduled for Saturday evening at 6 pm has been postponed due to rain. The game will be rescheduled as a part of a doubleheader to be played tomorrow beginning at 3:05 pm. The two teams will play a pair of

Chicharrones Hold on in 5-4 Win Friday

Columbia strands tying run at third in ninth
May 26, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – Los Chicharrones de Columbia filled up the scoreboard early before the bullpen shut down Los Perros Santos de Charleston with four scoreless innings to hang on, winning 5-4 Friday night at Segra Park. Columbia moved ahead in the fourth inning. Brennon McNair roped a lead-off triple to

Walk-Off Winner Caps Special Night at Segra Park

Fireflies take third-straight, welcome 1.5 millionth fan Thursday
May 25, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – Omar Hernandez stroked a single to right to score Erick Peña as the Fireflies won in walk-off fashion 3-2 in the 10th at Segra Park Thursday night. Hernandez’s walk-off single was his second walk-off hit of the season, the fifth of his career for the Fireflies. He

Hurlers Lead Way to 2-1 Victory in Day Game

Fireflies hold opponent to less than two runs for 13th time in 2023
May 24, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies pitching staff outdueled the Charleston RiverDogs in a 2-1 win at Segra Park Wednesday afternoon. It was the 13th time this season the Fireflies have held their opponent to one run or less and Columbia is now 5-2 in day games this year. The pitching

Round-Trippers Propel Fireflies to 4-1 Win

Columbia takes opener from Charleston Tuesday Night
May 23, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies won on the strength of two homers and excellent pitching, 4-1 over the Charleston RiverDogs, Tuesday night at Segra Park. Brett Squires wrote his name in the Fireflies history books, launching a homer to right in the fifth to push Columbia’s lead to 5-1. With

Homestand Preview: May 23-28

In-state rival Charleston RiverDogs close out May at Segra Park
May 22, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The first-place Columbia Fireflies (23-16) welcome the Charleston RiverDogs (17-22), Class-A Affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays to Columbia for the final series at Segra Park in May. Tuesday, May 23: Fireflies vs RiverDogs: 7:05 pmWednesday, May 24: Fireflies vs RiverDogs: 12:05 pmThursday, May 25: Fireflies vs

Fireflies Split Finale with FredNats

Columbia splits the road trip, wins the series with Fredericksburg
May 21, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies won game one 6-1 and dropped game two 9-1 at Fredericksburg, taking four of six from the Nationals and going 6-6 on the 12-game road stretch. Columbia is in first place in the South division of the Carolina League as they head home to face

Columbia Suspended in Fifth Saturday

May 20, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies led 4-1 in the top of the fifth inning when Saturday’s game in Fredericksburg was suspended due to rain. The game will be completed as part of a doubleheader tomorrow beginning at 1:35 pm. Columbia took a commanding lead in the top of the third.

Fireflies Lose Amid On-Field High Jinx

After ejections and a stolen base, Columbia falls 2-1
May 19, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies fell 2-1 to the Fredericksburg Nationals after one wild sixth inning Friday Night at Virginia Credit Union Stadium. Following a successful Shane Panzini (L, 1-3) pick-off to record the second out of the inning, Nationals development coach Carmelo Jaime was ejected and, on his way,

Fireflies Blank Nats in Third Straight Win 

Columbia earns fifth shutout of season Thursday night
May 18, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies pitching staff was on fire again, as Frank Mozzicato led the way to a 6-0 victory in the club’s fifth shutout of the season. Mozzicato (W, 1-2) set the pace with his third quality start of the season. The southpaw punched out seven in six,

Columbia Cruises to 3-1 Win Behind Bullpen

Fireflies don’t allow a run after the first out of the game
May 17, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies bunkered down and won 3-1, not surrendering a run in their final 26 outs against the Fredericksburg Nationals Wednesday afternoon at Virginia Credit Union Stadium. The bullpen is now on a 10-inning scoreless streak as a whole and the Fireflies have surrendered only one run

Fireflies Close the Door with Six Unanswered

Columbia wins 6-4 in opener at Fredericksburg
May 16, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies were down 4-0 exiting the third, but scored six runs after the fifth to win 6-4 vs the Fredericksburg Nationals at Virginia Credit Union Stadium Tuesday night. Lizandro Rodriguez capped off the comeback with a two-run blast in the eighth, scoring Jean Ramirez and

Fireworks with the Phil Returns to Segra Park in 2023 

Tickets for the July 4 concert and fireworks show go on sale Thursday
May 16, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies today announced, in partnership with the South Carolina Philharmonic, the return of the third-annual Fireworks with the Phil at Segra Park, slated for Tuesday, July 4. Gates will open for the concert at 6:30 pm and the SC Philharmonic will begin their performance at

Fireflies Drop Series Closer 9-8

Columbia surrenders walk-off single in the ninth
May 14, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies entered the ninth with an 8-7 lead, but couldn’t hold back the Salem Red Sox, who won 9-8 after Albert Feliz drove a walk-off single to left to upset the Fireflies. Samuel Valerio (BS, 1; L, 1-1) struck out the first batter of the ninth,

Fireflies Outlast Salem in 10-8 Win

Fireflies walk 11 times, reach on seven errors in win
May 13, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies scored three in the ninth to upend the Salem Red Sox and win 10-8 Saturday night at Carilion Clinic Field Saturday night. When Columbia came to the plate in the ninth, they were trailing 8-7. Brett Squires started the inning, reaching on a catcher’s interference.

Fireflies One-Hit in 7-1 Loss

Bats held to one run on second-consecutive night
May 12, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies bats only mustered one hit, an infield single off the bat of Brennon McNair, as they fell 7-1 to the Salem Red Sox Friday night at Carilion Clinic Field. The Fireflies (18-13) lone run came in after David Hollie drew a walk in the seventh

Fireflies Fall After Late Salem Surge

Columbia drops Thursday contest 4-1 in Salem
May 11, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies offense couldn’t survive a late Salem surge, as Columbia fell 4-1 at Carilion Clinic Field Friday night. Frank Mozzicato (L, 0-2) twirled 5.2 innings, fanning seven hitters and allowing only a pair of earned runs in the loss. Columbia’s southpaw paces the Carolina League with

Registration Open for 2nd Annual Fireflies MLB Play Ball Clinic

Fireflies will host the free baseball skills camp at Segra Park June 10
May 11, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies today announced that they will host their annual MLB Play Ball Weekend Camp June 10, 2023 from 9 am-12 pm at Segra Park. The camp is free for all children from age 6-12. The clinic is a part of MLB’s annual Play Ball Weekend,

Go-Ahead Run in Ninth Seals Deal for Fireflies

McNair scores on a balk to provide win Wednesday in Salem
May 10, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies won 3-2 after Brennon McNair was plated on back-to-back balks in the top of the ninth, drawing Columbia even in the series with the Salem Red Sox Wednesday night at Carilion Clinic Field. Columbia’s third baseman smacked a one-out double to the left-center gap to

Fireflies Can’t Complete Comeback in Salem

Columbia ties the game in the ninth and loses on bases loaded walk
May 9, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies lost 6-5 to the Salem Red Sox, after a bases loaded walk allowed Roman Anthony to score the winning run in the bottom of the ninth Tuesday night at Carillion Clinic Field. The Fireflies got on the board first, when Brett Squires singled off the

Late Rally Pushes Fireflies to Series Win

Fireflies win back-and-forth game 8-6
May 7, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies scored six runs in the fourth and fifth to win 8-6 over Myrtle Beach Sunday evening at Segra Park, winning their third consecutive series and pushing their lead in the division to 2.5 games. With a tie game in the bottom of the sixth, Brennon

Columbia Falls 3-2 in 11 Innings Saturday

Fireflies fall short in back-and-forth contest
May 6, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies went back-and-forth multiple times with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, but couldn’t come up with a win as they lost 3-2 in 11 innings Saturday night at Segra Park. The Pelicans scored the winning run with one out in the top of the 11th when Reivaj

Fireflies Rally Stifled in 4-2 Loss to Pelicans

May 5, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies rallied late, but were unable to complete the comeback, as they fell 4-2 to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Friday night at Segra Park. Fans were treated to a duel between the top two lefties from the 2021 and 2022 drafts. Myrtle Beach’s Jackson Ferris twirled

Fireflies Shutout Pelicans for Sixth Straight Win

Columbia gets fourth shutout of the season as they take out Pelicans
May 4, 2023

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies spun their fourth shutout of the campaign as the team beat the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 6-0 in their sixth-consecutive victory Thursday night at Segra Park. Ben Kudrna (W, 2-2) spun a season-high six scoreless frames, punching out six hitters. It was Kudrna’s first quality start