Fireflies

Delmarva Beats Fireflies, 9-4; Cola On Six-Game Losing Streak

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) — The Fireflies flashed power and leather on Wednesday night, but they weren’t enough to come back against the Shorebirds. Joe Tuschak was the main act, hitting and robbing a home run in Columbia’s 9-4 loss to Delmarva. It did not take long for the Shorebirds’ bats to get cooking. The visitors took a commanding 8-0 lead…

WATCH: Fireflies Lose Series-Opener to Shorebirds, 7-3

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) – Columbia welcomed Delmarva to Spirit Communications Park for the first time this season on Tuesday, but the Fireflies fell to the Shorebirds, 7-3. Dale Burdick was the offensive jolt. The Spring Hill, Tennessee, native blasted his first home run of the season over the left-field wall. The visitors jumped out to a 3-0 lead early. Natanael…

WATCH: Fireflies Take Series Against Charleston, 4-1

COLUMBIA, SC – For the second straight night, the Fireflies broke a tied score late in the game and beat the RiverDogs, this time, 4-1, on Wednesday. Vicente Lupo, Enmanuel Zabala and J.C. Rodriguez each picked up an RBI in the eighth inning to seal the series victory.     Columbia (5-9, 41-43) had work to do first in the seventh frame,…

WATCH Fireflies Win on Bark in the Park Night

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) — Kevin Canelon had just finished his eighth inning of work against Charleston when Dash Winningham stepped to the plate in the home half of the frame. Winningham’s run-scoring single snapped a 3-3 tie and gave Columbia the lead for good. The Fireflies downed the Charleston RiverDogs, 4-3, at Spirit Communications Park. Canelon (W, 5-6) secured his…

Watch: Fireflies and Riverdogs on Independence Day

COLUMBIA, SC – The largest crowd in Spirit Communications Park history watched the Fireflies on Independence Day. 9,228 fans packed the house on Monday, but Columbia fell in its series opener against the Charleston RiverDogs, 3-1. Monday marked the first professional baseball game in the Palmetto State’s capital on the Fourth of July since the Capital City Bombers hosted the…

Fireflies Drop Like Flies to Power Sunday

CHARLESTON, WV (Fireflies) – The Fireflies lost the series finale to West Virginia on Sunday afternoon, 4-0, at Appalachian Power Park. Luis Ortega notched a multi-hit game, finishing 2-for-3. It was a pitchers’ duel early. Joe Shaw (L, 4-6) allowed just three hits over the first four innings and Logan Sendelbach (W, 6-2) surrendered just two. Daniel Arribas broke the…

Surging Power Too Much for Fireflies

CHARLESTON, WV (Fireflies) – Vicente Lupo blasted a three-run home run on Saturday night, but Columbia still fell to West Virginia, 7-6. Lupo drove in four runs at Appalachian Power Park and extended his hit streak to seven games. The contest was tied, 5-5, heading to the ninth inning. The first two Fireflies recorded outs, but it was Kevin Kaczmarski…

Fireflies Start 2nd Half With 6-3 Loss To Augusta

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) — Columbia and Augusta kicked off the second half of the South Atlantic League season on Thursday night. The Fireflies fell behind early and dropped the series opener to the GreenJackets, 6-3. The crowd of 4,828 watched four home runs whiz out of Spirit Communications Park.   Miguel Gomez homered twice for Augusta (1-0, 37-34). His two-run…

Richardson To Speak At Faith And Family Night

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) — Seven-time Major League Baseball All-Star and South Carolina native Bobby Richardson will speak at Faith and Family Night at Spirit Communications Park on Sunday, June 26, before the Fireflies host the Augusta GreenJackets (San Francisco Giants). First pitch is scheduled for 5:05 p.m. and Richardson will deliver a faith-based speech shortly after gates open to the…