Fireflies

Fireflies Host League-Leading Charleston Tuesday Night

Columbia Fireflies (6-6) vs. Charleston RiverDogs (9-3)   RHP Chase Ingram (1-0, 1.80) vs. LHP Josh Rogers (1-1, 2.45)  Tuesday, April 19, 2016 — Spirit Communications Park — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 13  LISTEN: WGCV 620 AM / ColumbiaFireflies.com / TuneIn Radio App   ABOUT LAST GAME: Joe Shaw improved to 2-0 (through two starts) after tossing six shutout innings on Monday night as Columbia dominated Charleston, 13-1….

WATCH: Fireflies Snap Skid, Stomp RiverDogs 13-1

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) — The Fireflies scored a season-high 13 runs — most of those coming in an eight-run eighth inning — to soar past the RiverDogs, 13-1, on Monday night at Spirit Communications Park. Thirteen batters came to the plate in that eighth inning. The eight runs were also a season-high for scores in one inning. Columbia (6-6) scoring…

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….

Fireflies Face Drive Saturday at 7 p.m.

Columbia Fireflies (5-4) vs. Greenville Drive (5-4)  LHP Kevin Canelon (0-0, 4.50) vs. RHP Daniel Gonzalez (1-0, 0.00) Saturday April 16, 2016 — Spirit Communications Park — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 10 LISTEN: WGCV 620 AM / ColumbiaFireflies.com / TuneIn Radio App   ABOUT LAST GAME: The Fireflies’ four-game win streak was snapped on Friday night after the team fell to Greenville, 8-3. Ivan Wilson…

WATCH: Drive Snaps Fireflies Win Streak

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) — The Fireflies jumped out to an early lead against Greenville on Friday, but couldn’t hold it, falling 8-3, at Spirit Communications Park. Columbia’s four-game win streak was snapped. David Thompson doubled off of Roniel Raudes (W, 2-0) to start the bottom of the second inning and scored when Joe Tuschak singled. Thompson’s streak continued, though —…

WATCH: Fireflies Win Home Opener 4-1

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Fireflies) — The Fireflies opened Spirit Communications Park in style on Thursday night, downing the Greenville Drive, 4-1. It was Columbia’s fourth straight victory. The first game in ballpark history saw 9,077 fans walk through the gates to catch the return of professional baseball to the Palmetto State’s capital. And it didn’t take long for the Fireflies to…

Fireflies Strike Out Season-High 14, Get Sweep In Rome

ROME, GA (Fireflies) — Dominant pitching was the reason behind Columbia’s three-game sweep of Rome at State Mutual Stadium, especially on Wednesday, as the Fireflies took down the Braves, 3-2. Starter Chase Ingram (W, 1-0) and relievers Craig Missigman and Alex Palsha (S, 1) struck out a season-high 14 batters. Twice before this season, the Fireflies fanned 13 hitters in one game. Columbia…

Fireflies Sweep Doubleheader In Rome

ROME, GA (Fireflies) — Timely hitting was key for the Fireflies on Tuesday at State Mutual Stadium in Rome, Georgia — Columbia swept both games of the doubleheader, winning 3-1 in game one and 3-2 in the nightcap. The second game featured a seventh inning comeback. Starter Tyler Badamo (W, 1-0) tossed a gem in the first game, going six…

Fireflies Postponed Monday, Set For Doubleheader

The Columbia Fireflies will play two Tuesday in Rome, Georgia after Monday’s series opener was postponed because of rain. Tuesday’s two games are scheduled for 7 innings.  Game one starts at 5 p.m.  Game two will start 30 minutes after the first game ends. Columbia is 1-3 on the season and will play its franchise home opener at Spirit Communications…