The Columbia Fireflies, in conjunction with Major League Baseball and the Kansas City Royals, today announced their 2021 season schedule.
Chris Viall’s fastball command was his biggest strength on the hill on Monday night at Spirit Communications Park. The tall righty fanned seven over six innings and led Columbia to a 2-1 victory over Charleston in the series finale. The win snapped the Fireflies’ five-game losing streak.
The Fireflies matched a couple of franchise records with their offensive explosion on Monday night at SRP Park.
In advance of Independence Day, the Columbia Fireflies today announced a campaign to retire the medical debt of veterans across the state.
The Fireflies’ rally fell short on Friday night at Spirit Communications Park. Columbia had runners at second and third in the bottom of the 10th, but stranded both and dropped the series finale 5-3 to the Tourists. Asheville claims this three-game set, taking two out of the three over a two-day span.
Columbia split its doubleheader against the Asheville Tourists on Thursday after starter Anthony Kay led the Fireflies to a 4-2 victory in the night cap. Game one was a tight one that lasted into extras, but, alas, it was Asheville that came out on top, 5-3, in nine innings.
Yeizo Campos tasted success when he started on Mother’s Day on May 13. This time around, pitching on Father’s Day, the son of Enzo Campos was brilliant again. The righty tossed five effective innings, picked up his first win of the season and led Columbia to an 8-2 series finale win over Hagerstown on Sunday.
The Beer was flowing Friday night in the Tri-City ValleyCats season-opener.
Zac Grotz returned to affiliated baseball on Friday and hurled 7.2 splendid innings of work. He and the Fireflies fell to Hagerstown, though, 3-2 in 10 innings.
Columbia overwhelmed Lexington on Thursday and defeated the home team, 9-4.