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Fireflies Host Intimidators in Saturday Night Contest

Columbia Fireflies (13-9) vs. Kannapolis Intimidators (8-14) RHP Tyler Badamo (1-1, 5.09) vs. RHP Zach Thompson (0-2, 6.23) Saturday, April 30, 2016 — Spirit Communications Park — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 23 LISTEN: WGCV 620 AM, 105.1 & 96.3 FM / ColumbiaFireflies.com / TuneIn Radio App   ABOUT LAST GAME: Columbia used two big innings to cruise past…

WATCH Fireflies Get First Win Over Kannapolis, 9-2

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) — The Fireflies raced past the Intimidators on Friday night winning, 9-2, at Spirit Communications Park. Left-hander Kevin Canelon (W, 1-1) threw six innings of two-run ball and picked up his first win of the season. The Columbia (13-9) offense picked Canelon up quickly. Jeff Diehl started the second inning with a base hit up the middle. After Joe Tuschak walked, Milton Ramos dumped a…

Greenville Tops Fireflies to End Columbia’s Win Streak

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GREENVILLE, SC (Fireflies) — The Fireflies had their four-game win streak snapped on Sunday, falling to Greenville, 5-1, at Fluor Field. Vinny Siena recorded two more singles, though, and went 9-for-16 at the plate during the four-game series against the Drive. The Woodbridge, Connecticut, product has reached base safely in all 18 games this season. In all of professional baseball,…

Fireflies Top Drive 7-3, Now on Four-Game Win Streak

By: Greenville Drive

Greenville, SC (Drive PR) — It was déjà vu all over again at Fluor Field on Saturday night, as the Greenville Drive were done in by a big ninth inning for the Columbia Fireflies in a 7-3 loss in front of 5,799 fans at Fluor Field. Trailing 3-2 in the final frame, the Fireflies (10-7) erupted for five runs against…

Fireflies Face Greenville in Saturday Night Contest

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Columbia Fireflies (9-7) @ Greenville Drive (9-7)  RHP Tyler Badamo (1-1, 5.73) vs. RHP Anderson Espinoza (1-1, 2.40) Saturday, April 23, 2016 — Fluor Field (Greenville, SC)  — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 17 LISTEN: WGCV 620 AM / ColumbiaFireflies.com / TuneIn Radio App   ABOUT LAST GAME: For a second straight night, Columbia scored the go-ahead runs in the ninth inning,…

Fireflies Rally Again in Ninth for Third Straight Win

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GREENVILLE, SC (Fireflies) — For the second straight night, Columbia used some ninth-inning magic to down Greenville. On Friday, the Fireflies scored two runs in the top of ninth to break a tie and win 5-3 at Fluor Field. The Fireflies trailed most of the game and headed into the sixth inning down, 2-0. That was when the visitors got…

Fireflies Look to Take Game 2 Against Greenville Friday

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Columbia Fireflies (8-7) vs. Greenville Drive (9-6)  LHP Kevin Canelon (0-1, 5.00) vs. RHP Marc Brakeman (0-0, 4.50) Friday, April 22, 2016 — Fluor Field (Greenville, SC) — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 16 LISTEN: WGCV 620 AM / ColumbiaFireflies.com / TuneIn Radio App ABOUT LAST GAME: The Fireflies exploded for 13 runs and 20 hits on Thursday against the Greenville…

RiverDogs Shutout Fireflies, 7-0 Tuesday Night

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies PR) — After 13 runs on Monday, the Columbia bats went quiet on Tuesday at Spirit Communications Park, losing to the RiverDogs, 7-0. Charleston lefty Josh Rogers (W, 2-1) pitched 7.2 scoreless innings en route to the victory. Tuesday was the first time the Fireflies failed to score in a game this year. His counterpart, Chase Ingram…

Drive Beats Fireflies Sunday to Take Series

By: Fireflies PR

COLUMBIA, SC — The Fireflies couldn’t match the Drive’s power on Sunday afternoon, falling at Spirit Communications Park, 11-5. The four-game series with Greenville produced 11 combined home runs between the teams. The visitors socked nine total, and four on Sunday. Mitch Gunsolus launched the first two off of Tyler Badamo (L, 1-1) in the first and third innings. The…

HIGHLIGHTS: Fireflies Lose to Drive Saturday Night

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies PR) — Outfielder Joe Tuschak became the first Firefly to launch a home run at Spirit Communications Park on Saturday night, but his blast wasn’t enough to take down Greenville — Columbia came out on the wrong end of a 5-3 score. The Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, product has hit safely in six of his seven games this season….