2018 Columbia Fireflies Roster

South Atlantic League (SAL) - Class: A
Team Record: 64-70
Finished 4th in the SAL's Southern Division
Manager: Pedro Lopez (64-70)
Affiliation: New York Mets
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Ballpark: Spirit Communications Park
Attendance: 251,586, Avg. 3,755 in 67 home dates
2018 Columbia Fireflies Statistics

The Columbia Fireflies of the South Atlantic League ended the 2018 season with a record of 64 wins and 70 losses, finishing fourth in the league's Southern Division.

The Fireflies plated 538 runs and allowed 591 runs. Matt Winaker paced Columbia with 13 home runs and drove in 61 runs, while leading all regular batters by connecting at a .254 clip, and Joe Cavallaro topped the team with 8 wins, and Tony Dibrell recorded a 3.5 ERA, leading pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 2018 Columbia Fireflies who spent time in Major League Baseball during their careers included Ali Sanchez, David Peterson, Anthony Kay and Zac Grotz.

Pedro Lopez served as manager.

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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Giovanny AlfonzoRRDecember 19, 19925'11"185Caracas, VE
Wuilmer BecerraRROctober 1, 19946'3"243Caracas, Distrito Federal VE
Jose BrizuelaLRAugust 31, 19926'0"180Weston, FL US
Quinn BrodeyLLDecember 1, 19956'1"195Glendale, CA US
Yeizo CamposRRApril 29, 19965'11"175Barcelona, VE
Briam CampusanoRRMarch 26, 19966'2"172Santo Domingo, DO
Joe CavallaroRRJuly 19, 19956'4"190Venice, FL US
Cannon ChadwickRRDecember 2, 19946'0"195Paris, TX US
Trey CobbRRJune 24, 19946'1"190Broken Arrow, OK US
Nicolas DeboraRRDecember 6, 19936'4"189Samana, Samana DO
Tony DibrellRRNovember 8, 19956'3"190, US
Jeffrey DiehlRRSeptember 30, 19936'5"235Cranston, RI US
Edgardo FerminRRMay 28, 19986'0"171Puerto Ordaz, VE
Aaron FordLLSeptember 9, 19945'11"190Houston, TX US
Raphael GladuLRJune 23, 19956'2"195Trois Rivieres, QC CA
Zac GrotzRRFebruary 17, 19936'2"195San Mateo, CA US
Taylor HenryLLJuly 6, 19936'2"200Shreveport, LA US
Carlos HernandezRRNovember 3, 19945'11"172San Francisco de Macoris, DO
Jay JabsLRSeptember 30, 19946'0"195Schwenksville, PA US
Trent JohnsonRRAugust 12, 19966'5"205Williston, FL US
Anthony KayLLMarch 21, 19956'0"218Stony Brook, NY US
Scott ManeaRRDecember 21, 19955'11"205Shrewsbury, MA US
José MenaRRDecember 22, 19966'0"208Cotui, DO
David MirandaLLMarch 23, 19956'0"210Placentia, CA US
Hansel MorenoSRNovember 3, 19966'4"180Santo Domingo Norte, DO
Conner O'NeilRRSeptember 25, 19946'2"195Kennewich, WA US
Oliver PascualSRNovember 16, 19965'9"178Santo Domingo Centro, DO
Dionis PaulinoLLJune 20, 19946'1"223Santiago, DO
Joshua PayneRROctober 3, 19946'6"260West Haven, UT US
David PetersonLLSeptember 3, 19956'6"240Denver, CA US
Darwin RamosRRNovember 23, 19956'2"210Valencia, Carabobo VE
Walter RasquinRRMarch 21, 19965'9"200Caucagua, Miranda VE
Luc RennieRRApril 26, 19946'2"215San Diego, CA US
Marcel RenteriaRRSeptember 27, 19945'11"185Nogales, AZ US
Zach RheamsLLJuly 5, 19966'0"225Plano, TX US
Dan RizzieRRNovember 26, 19936'2"200Orland Park, IL US
Ali SanchezRRJanuary 20, 19976'0"196Carora, VE
Carlos SanchezRRJune 6, 19966'0"203Distrito Zamora, Guatire VE
Ronald SanchezRRSeptember 20, 19936'5"195Santo Domingo Centro, DO
Ryan SelmerRRMay 20, 19946'8"220, US
Jake SimonLLJanuary 21, 19976'2"189Galveston, TX US
Rigoberto TerrazasSRApril 11, 19966'2"180San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora MX
Blake TiberiLRFebruary 16, 19956'0"205Cincinnati, OH US
Jeremy VásquezLLJuly 17, 19966'1"205Palm City, FL US
Chris ViallRRSeptember 28, 19956'9"253Santa Cruz, CA US
Steve VillinesRRJuly 15, 19956'2"175Irvine, CA US
Matt WinakerLLNovember 29, 19956'1"195Alamo, CA US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.

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