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Fireflies Split Doubleheader In Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Fireflies) — After a 5-2 loss in game one of its doubleheader, Columbia bounced back to defeat Greensboro, 2-1, in the nightcap at NewBridge Bank Ballpark. The Fireflies won the series, taking two of three games from the Grasshoppers. Columbia (15-13) starter Kevin Canelon (W, 2-1) dominated the home team in the second game. The left-hander tossed five…

Fireflies Rained Out, Will Play Two Friday

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Fireflies) — Due to rain in the area, Thursday’s game against the Greensboro Grasshoppers has been postponed and moved to Friday as part of a doubleheader. Both games will be seven innings long, with the first starting at 5:00 p.m. Game two will start approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one. You can listen to game…

Fireflies Cruise By Greensboro 8-3

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Fireflies) — Every Firefly hitter reached base safely on Wednesday night and Columbia cruised past the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 8-3. The Fireflies used three-run innings in the first and eighth frames to propel past their foes. The first five Columbia (14-12) batters of the game all reached against starter Jordan Holloway (L, 0-1). J.C. Rodriguez drew a walk and…

WATCH: Fireflies Fall To Kannapolis 5-0

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) — J.C. Rodriguez singled and extended his hit streak to eight games on Monday night, but Columbia couldn’t muster up much more offense, dropping the series finale to Kannapolis, 5-0, at Spirit Communications Park. The Fireflies infielder has raised his batting average 71 points during the streak. Rodriguez’s single came in the bottom of the ninth inning….

Fireflies Fall to Intimidators, 5-4 (7)

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  COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) — The Fireflies endured their first rain-shortened game at Spirit Communications Park and fell to the Intimidators Sunday afternoon, 5-4. The rain delay lasted 35 minutes and the game was called after seven innings. In his Fireflies debut, outfielder Enmanuel Zabala scorched two doubles and scored a pair of runs. Rain delay at #SpiritCommPark pic.twitter.com/bYwHe76mIp — Columbia Fireflies (@ColaFireflies)…

Ivan Wilson Homers in Saturday Night Loss

  COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) — Ivan Wilson smashed his third home run of the season on Saturday night but it wasn’t enough to defeat Kannapolis — the Intimidators took down Columbia, 7-2, at Spirit Communications Park. Wilson’s mammoth long ball in the eighth inning cleared the left-field wall and nearly left the park entirely on the fly. The outfielder has…

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…

Fireflies Begin Home Series with Kannapolis Friday

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Columbia Fireflies (12-9) vs. Kannapolis Intimidators (8-13)  LHP Kevin Canelon (0-1, 4.20) vs. LHP Ryan Riga (0-2, 9.98) Friday, April 29, 2016 — Spirit Communications Park — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 22 LISTEN: WGCV 620 AM, 105.1 & 96.3 FM / ColumbiaFireflies.com / TuneIn Radio App   ABOUT LAST GAME: Columbia fell to Lexington in the three-game series finale, 6-5, on Thursday night. The Legends…

WATCH: Legends Edge Fireflies 6-5

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) — The Fireflies never trailed in their three-game series with the Lexington Legends until the eighth inning on Thursday night — that’s when the visitors used a three-run frame to take a 6-5 lead and down Columbia at Spirit Communications Park.  The Fireflies led, 5-3, to start the eight. Samir Duenez launched his second home run of…