Fireflies

RiverDogs Edge Fireflies 2-1

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Fireflies) — Charleston broke a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the eighth inning and Columbia came out on the wrong end of a 2-1 final at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park. The Fireflies squandered a nice start from Tyler Badamo – the righty tossed five innings of one-run ball. The RiverDogs scored their first run with two…

Fireflies Rally Falls One Run Short in Ninth

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) — The Fireflies scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth on Saturday night, but still fell to the Tourists, 3-2. Columbia and Asheville have played three games in the series decided by five total runs. The home team was blanked through the first eight by Asheville (17-16) starter Peter Lambert (W, 2-1) and reliever Drasen…

Wynkoop, Tourists Edge Fireflies 3-2

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) — Dash Winningham blasted his first long ball of the year on Friday night, but the Fireflies came up one run short, falling to Asheville, 3-2. The first baseman drilled the two-run homer in the bottom of the fourth frame over the right-field wall. A year ago the lefty smashed 12 home runs for the Kingsport Mets…

WATCH: Tourists Top Fireflies 4-1

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) — A pitchers’ duel unfolded at Spirit Communications Park on Thursday, but the Fireflies came up short in the battle. Columbia fell to the Asheville Tourists, 4-1, in game one of the four game series. Thomas McIlraith (L, 1-3) recorded the longest outing by a Columbia (18-15) pitcher this season. The Texan muscled through seven and one third…

Fireflies Win Again In Greenville, 6-4

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Fireflies) — Eight of the nine Columbia hitters reached base safely during Monday night’s 6-4 victory over the Drive at Fluor Field. The Fireflies never trailed, and have taken two of the first three games in the series.   Columbia (17-14) can win its second four-game series in Greenville (15-15) this season on Tuesday afternoon. With the win,…

WATCH: Columbia Mayor on what’s next for Bull Street Project

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The Columbia Fireflies are filling seats at their brand new Minor League Baseball Stadium. Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin said the project, which was mostly paid for by the city using $29 million dollars, was finished on time and on budget. The stadium is just phase one of one of the largest land deals in Columbia’s modern…

Fireflies Split Doubleheader Sunday Against Greenville

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GREENVILLE, SC (Fireflies) — The Fireflies played 11 innings of baseball on Sunday at Fluor Field, winning Saturday’s postponed game, 13-3, and then dropping the originally scheduled Sunday matchup to the Drive, 5-4. When it was all said and done, Vinny Siena finished 6-for-8 at the plate in the two games combined, and raised his batting average to .366. He…

Fireflies Take On Greenville in Double-Header

Columbia Fireflies (15-13) @ Greenville Drive (14-13) Game 1: Resumes at the Start of the Bottom of the Fifth Inning (Columbia leads, 5-0) Game 2: RHP Joe Shaw (2-1, 2.57) vs. RHP Daniel Gonzalez (1-1, 4.88) Sunday, May 8, 2016 — Fluor Field (Greenville, SC) — First Pitch 2:00 p.m. — Games 29 & 30 LISTEN: WGCV 620 AM, 105.1…

Fireflies-Drive Game One Suspended Saturday

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GREENVILLE, SC (Fireflies) — Due to a technical issue with the left-field light tower at Fluor Field, Saturday night’s game between Columbia and Greenville was suspended after four and a half innings. The game will resume – beginning with the bottom of the fifth – on Sunday starting at 2 p.m. Sunday’s originally scheduled game at 4:05 p.m. will go…

Fireflies Take on Greenville Saturday Night at Fluor Field

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Columbia Fireflies (15-13) @ Greenville Drive (14-13) RHP Tyler Badamo (1-2, 4.74) vs. LHP Logan Boyd (3-1, 3.91) Saturday, May 7, 2016 — Fluor Field (Greenville, SC) — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 29 LISTEN: WGCV 620 AM, 105.1 & 96.3 FM / ColumbiaFireflies.com / TuneIn Radio App   ABOUT LAST GAME: The Fireflies split a doubleheader with Greensboro…