Fireflies

WATCH: Fireflies Sweep GreenJackets Monday

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) – Enmanuel Zabala became the first Firefly in franchise history to record five hits in a game on Monday night, helping Columbia to a 7-5 victory over Augusta. The Fireflies swept the GreenJackets for the second time this season – twice at Spirit Communications Park. It was also the first four-game sweep of the season. Columbia (23-34,…

Fireflies Host 2,000 Soldiers and their Families on Fort Jackson Centennial

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) — As Friday night’s Columbia Fireflies game sponsor, Amazon celebrated the Fort Jackson Centennial with 2,000 Army soldiers and their families. Flanked by members of his family, Jeffry Snow, a manager at Amazon’s local fulfillment center, threw the ceremonial first pitch. Snow has served in the military for 19 years and currently serves in the Army Reserves…

Fireflies Win Third Straight Against Augusta

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) – Make it three wins in a row for the Fireflies against their Southern Division rivals. Columbia took down Augusta, 5-2, on Sunday night in game three of the series at Spirit Communications Park. Starter Chase Ingram collected his seventh win of the season and Eudor Garcia scorched his fourth home run of the year in the…

Fireflies Sweep Doubleheader Against GreenJackets

COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies defeated the GreenJackets twice on Saturday night, using outstanding pitching to squash Augusta at Spirit Communications Park. Columbia took down its Southern Division foe, 5-1, in the first game (resumed from Friday night) and 2-0 in the nightcap. After Friday’s game was postponed due to rain after one scoreless inning, it was picked back up…

Rain Suspends Fireflies’ Series Opener Against Augusta

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) – Due to heavy rain, Friday’s game between Columbia and Augusta was suspended after one inning. The game will resume on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. and will be played in its entirety (nine innings). The originally scheduled game on Saturday, August 20, will take place afterward as a seven-inning contest. The game was scoreless after one full…

Fireflies to Hold Fort Jackson Centennial Celebration Friday

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) – Spirit Communications Park hosts the Fort Jackson Centennial Celebration presented by Amazon, on Friday, August 19, when the Columbia Fireflies host the Augusta GreenJackets (San Francisco Giants) at 7:05 p.m. The Fireflies will honor Fort Jackson’s soldiers by providing 2,000 tickets for basic training soldiers and permanent party soldiers, as well as their families. “The Fireflies…

Fireflies Release 2017 Regular-Season Schedule

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) — The Columbia Fireflies, in conjunction with the South Atlantic League, have released the team’s schedule for the second season of professional baseball at Spirit Communications Park in downtown Columbia.    2017 Columbia Fireflies Schedule The Fireflies will open the 2017 season at Spirit Communications Park on Thursday, April 6, 2016, against one of their Southern Division…

Asheville Comes Back to Beat Fireflies, 8-7

ASHEVILLE, NC (Fireflies) — The two teams on Tuesday night combined for 15 runs and 25 hits, but it was Asheville that came out on top and defeated Columbia, 8-7, at McCormick Field. Vicente Lupo and J.C. Rodriguez nearly carried the Fireflies to victory, reaching base a combined six times. Lupo finished a triple shy of the cycle and slugged…

Fireflies Pitcher Crismatt Named SAL Pitcher of the Week

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) – Fireflies starting pitcher Nabil Crismatt was named the South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week for the week of August 8-14, the league announced Monday. In his start on August 13 against the Greensboro Grasshoppers, Crismatt struck out 10 batters – one shy of his career-high – over seven shut-out innings. The native of Barranquilla, Colombia, scattered just…

Fireflies Beat Greensboro in Extras Sunday

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) – Tyler Moore muscled a single to center field and plated J.C. Rodriguez in the bottom of the 12th inning to give the Fireflies the victory, 3-2, over the Grasshoppers on Sunday night. Columbia took three out of four from Greensboro and earned its third walk-off win of the year. The game lasted four hours and 22…