Press Release -
COLUMBIA, SC – The Fireflies fell to Augusta on Friday night, 5-3, but one impressive streak was extended at Spirit Communications Park. Reliever Darwin Ramos hurled 1.2 shut-out frames and stretched his scoreless-inning streak to 13.2 IP. The series between Columbia and Augusta is tied at one game apiece.
Ramos did not allow hit after he was called upon out of the bullpen in the seventh. Joshua Payne was also impressive out of the bullpen and logged a scoreless ninth inning.
Catcher Scott Manea singled and scored a run on Friday. Manea is now hitting a team-best .316 in the month of July.
Bottom 2 – Quinn Brodey doubles, moves to third base and scores on a wild pitch. COL 1, AUG 0
Top 6 – Heliot Ramos smacks a two-run homer. AUG 2, COL 1
Top 7 – Nick Hill drives in a run with a single … Hill later scores on a wild pitch … with runners at second and third, Ismael Munguia grounds out to third baseman Hansel Moreno, but a run scores. AUG 5, COL 1
Bottom 7 – Matt Winaker and Scott Manea both single and Winaker later scores from third when Zach Rheams grounds out to first … Dionis Paulino scores Manea with a single. AUG 5, COL 3