Globe iconLogin iconRecap iconSearch iconTickets icon
Single-A Affiliate
The Official Site of the Columbia Fireflies Columbia Fireflies

Bats Silenced in 6-0 Loss to Hillcats

The Fireflies offense couldn’t support a stellar outing from Avila
May 26, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies offense couldn’t get going, and some late offense for Lynchburg resulted in Columbia taking home a 6-0 loss at Bank of the James stadium Thursday night. The difference making run came in the bottom of the eighth. With both teams deadlocked at 0-0, Luis

Panzini, Arias Cage ‘Cats in 2-1 Victory

Fireflies pitching staff helps end eight-game losing streak
May 25, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies pitching staff shut down the Lynchburg Hillcats in a 2-1 extra innings victory at Bank of the James Stadium Wednesday night. After Carter Jensen was placed on second in the top of the 10th inning, Rubendy Jaquez reached on a throwing error from pitcher

Fireflies to Host Free MLB Play Ball Clinic for Kids Age 4-18

Columbia players and coaches will run camp from 9-11 am at Segra Park June 11
May 25, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies today announced that they will host Major League Baseball’s Play Ball Clinic run by Fireflies players and coaches at Segra Park Saturday, June 11 from 9 am to 11 am. The clinic is free for all kids ages 4-18. All kids wishing to participate

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

Fireflies Launch Baseball Legends Creativity Contest

Kids from grades K-12 can learn more about local legend Larry Doby
May 23, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies announced today that they are launching a Baseball Legends Creativity Contest for children from kindergarten to 12th grade. The Baseball Legends Creativity Contest encourages children to learn more about local baseball legend Larry Doby and the impact he had on the game of baseball.

Late Rally Halted in the 9th, Chiccarones Lose 4-3

May 22, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – Columbia was able to get their first two runners aboard in the ninth while down a single run, but they couldn’t score and rally, losing 4-3 to Myrtle Beach Sunday evening at Segra Park. Guillermo Quintana walked and then Darryl Collins sliced a single to right to

Kudrna Dazzles in Debut; Fireflies Lose 5-1

Columbia has found a 1-2 starting pitching pair from 2021 draft
May 21, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – Los Chiccarones de Columbia weren’t able to support an excellent start from second round 2021 draftee Ben Kudrna, as they fell to Los Pelicanos 5-1 at Segra Park Saturday evening. Tonight, Los Chiccarones (11-27) had the opportunity to watch another fantastic debut. Ben Kudrna (L, 0-1) had

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

Late Rally Falls Short in 6-5 Loss

Four-run eighth not enough to finish off the Pelicans
May 20, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies scored five unanswered runs to close out the game, but weren’t able to take home the victory, falling 6-5 to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Thursday night at Segra Park. The Fireflies (11-25) made things interesting after they got to the bullpen. Luis Devers (W, 3-3)

Mozzicato Brilliant in Debut Despite 13-2 Loss

Southpaw goes three scoreless with three strikeouts in first pro start
May 18, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Kansas City Royals first round pick, Frank Mozzicato was brilliant through three innings, despite the Fireflies dropping Wednesday afternoon’s game 13-2 vs the Myrtle Beach Pelicans at Segra Park. The story of the day was the incredible pro debut for Frank Mozzicato. The lefty received a

Bullpen Falters in 15-5 Loss

Fireflies drop opener to Pelicans at Segra Park
May 17, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies allowed seven runs in the fourth inning as they dropped the series opener at Segra Park to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 14-4 Tuesday night. Columbia (11-23) had a pair of errors, allowed five hits and ceded a walk in the inning that flipped the

Homestand Preview: May 17-22

Pelicans Visit Segra Park for First Time in 2022
May 16, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies return home to Segra Park for a six-game series against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans after their last road trip with the Augusta GreenJackets. The Fireflies record sits at 11-22 coming into the series. This is the second time the Fireflies and Pelicans have met

First Former Fireflies Player Makes MLB Debut in 2022

Holderman becomes 15th Columbia player to make it to the show
May 16, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – Last night, 2017 and 2019 Columbia Fireflies player Colin Holderman, made his Major League Baseball debut, spinning a scoreless ninth inning for the New York Mets in an 8-7 loss to the Seattle Mariners. Holderman is the 15th former Columbia player to climb the ladder to the

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

Garcia’s Immaculate Inning Propels Fireflies to Victory

Garcia’s sixth inning feat the second Fireflies immaculate inning in Augusta
May 14, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – After Heribert Garcia was able to work the first immaculate inning of his career in the sixth, the Fireflies put up four runs to win 5-3 over the Augusta GreenJackets Saturday evening at SRP Park. In the bottom of the sixth inning, Fireflies reliever Heribert Garcia (W,

Early Offense Can’t Beat Bullpen in 6-3 Loss

Columbia’s late rally wasn’t enough to unseat Augusta
May 13, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies scored a pair of runs in the second to knock-out Augusta’s starter, but couldn’t score again until a late surge in the eighth, as they fell to Augusta 6-3 at SRP Park Friday evening. Augusta (19-12) flipped the script in the third inning. Cal

Fireflies Give Up 13 in Third Consecutive Loss

Columbia still looking for second win of season against Augusta
May 12, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies pitching staff gave up 11 runs as they dropped their third consecutive game to the Augusta GreenJackets, this time 13-2, Thursday night at SRP Park. Augusta (18-12) took charge of the game with three runs in the first inning off Fireflies (10-20) starter Rylan

Fifth Error Overshadows Five-Run Rally

Fireflies drop extra innings contest on walk-off error
May 11, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies dropped Wednesday night’s contest vs the Augusta GreenJackets 9-8 in 10 innings at SRP Park. After Columbia scored the go-ahead run in the top of the inning, Augusta score the tying run on a balk and the winning run on an error to cap

Late Gaffes Beat Fireflies in 4-3 Loss 

Columbia gives up two unearned runs in series opening loss
May 10, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies bats couldn’t overcome four errors leading to two unearned runs in a 4-3 loss to the Augusta GreenJackets Tuesday evening at SRP Park. The final straw came in the bottom of the seventh. Right after Columbia tied the game, Caleb Durbin smoked his second homer

Five Perfect Innings Earns Cameron Pitcher of Week Honors

Noah Cameron named the Carolina League Pitcher of the Week
May 9, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies, in conjunction with Minor League Baseball and the Carolina League, announce that left-handed pitcher, Noah Cameron, was named the Carolina League Pitcher of the Week for May 2-8. Cameron started Wednesday afternoon’s game vs the Delmarva Shorebirds and dominated the outing. The southpaw worked

Three Homers Lead Fireflies to 7-3 Win

May 8, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies closed out the series with three long balls to send the fans home happy with a 7-3 win over the Delmarva Shorebirds on Mother’s Day at Segra Park. The bats started the game off with a bang. With Edgar Martinez at first, Guillermo Quintana cracked

Late Rally Falls Short in 5-4 Loss to Shorebirds

The Fireflies score four in the eighth, but can’t win Saturday night
May 7, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies scored four runs in the eighth inning, but they weren’t able to win the game as they fell 5-4 to the Shorebirds at Segra Park Saturday night. Columbia (9-17) saw their first five baserunners reach safely eighth. Darryl Collins singled and Felix Familia reached on

Fireflies Cruise Behind Six-Run Second in Win Over ‘Birds

Columbia evens the series heading to the weekend after 10-3 win
May 6, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies scored six in the second and four in the seventh to beat the Shorebirds 10-3 at Segra Park Friday Night. The big jump came in the second for Columbia (9-16). The Fireflies sent 10 hitters to the dish to score six runs, which is tied

Eight in the Third Seals Fireflies Fate

Columbia drops Thursday contest 11-8 to Delmarva
May 5, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies rallied, but couldn’t overcome allowing eight runs in the third inning to the Delmarva Shorebirds as they lost 11-8 Thursday evening at Segra Park. The breaking point inning for the Fireflies (8-16) was the third inning. After Eric Cerantola twirled a pair of scoreless frames,

Fireflies Announce Second Fireworks with the Phil

The South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra to perform at Segra Park July 2
May 5, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC – The Columbia Fireflies, in conjunction with the South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra, announced that they will host the second Fireworks with the Phil presented by Prisma Health at Segra Park Saturday July 2. Gates for the event will open at 6 pm, the concert will begin at 8