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2021 Columbia Fireflies Roster

Low-A East League (Low-A East) - Class: A
Team Record: 48-71
Finished 4th in the Low-A East's South Division
Manager: Brooks Conrad (48-71)
Affiliation: Kansas City Royals
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Ballpark: Spirit Communications Park
Attendance: 153,547, Avg. 2,742 in 56 home dates
2021 Columbia Fireflies Statistics

The Columbia Fireflies of the Low-A East League ended the 2021 season with a record of 48 wins and 71 losses, finishing fourth in the league's South Division.

The Fireflies scored 583 runs and surrendered 584 runs. Juan Carlos Negret led Columbia with 23 home runs and recorded 76 runs batted in, while leading all regular hitters by connecting at a .170 clip, and Emilio Marquez and Anderson Paulino topped the team with 6 wins each, and Adrian Alcantara registered a 5.34 earned run average, best among regular hurlers.

Foster Griffin and Maikel Garcia both played in Major League Baseball during their careers.

Brooks Conrad served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Adrian AlcantaraRRAugust 29, 19996'1"178Santo Domingo, DO
Ismael AquinoRRSeptember 2, 19986'2"170Santo Domingo, DO
Wander AriasRRNovember 3, 19996'4"220Sabana Grande de Palenque, DO
Luinder AvilaRRAugust 21, 20016'3"170Caracas, VE
A. J. BlockLLApril 16, 19986'5"218
Taylor BloyeRRFebruary 28, 19956'2"194
Tucker BradleyLLMay 6, 19986'0"176
Delvin CapellanRRDecember 6, 19986'1"167Guayubin, DO
Darryl CollinsLRSeptember 16, 20016'2"185Spijkenisse, NL
Christian CosbyRRDecember 21, 19966'5"215Placentia, CA US
Luis De AvilaLLMay 29, 20015'11"160San Estanislao, CO
Austin DennisRRJune 6, 19975'11"170Rockledge, FL US
Burle DixonLLOctober 15, 19986'5"185Sacramento, CA US
C. J. EldredRRMay 6, 19956'2"225Milwaukee, WI US
Mitch EllisSRAugust 22, 19956'3"200
Kale EmshoffRRMay 2, 19986'2"230
Felix FamiliaRROctober 13, 19986'2"205Santo Domingo, DO
A. J. FranklinLLAugust 18, 19966'1"180Nashville, TN US
Heribert GarciaRROctober 2, 19996'0"190Bolivar, VE
Maikel GarciaRRMarch 3, 20006'0"145La Sabana, VE
Saul GarzaRRApril 9, 19986'3"227
Herard GonzalezSRMay 16, 20015'11"167Villa Vasquez, DO
Peyton GrayRRJune 2, 19956'3"200, US
Foster GriffinRLJuly 27, 19956'3"220Orlando, FL US
Tyson GuerreroLLFebruary 16, 19996'1"188
Patrick HalliganRROctober 4, 19996'5"205
Ben HernandezRRJuly 1, 20016'2"205
Diego HernandezLLNovember 21, 20006'0"150Santo Domingo, DO
Omar HernandezSRDecember 10, 20015'11"170La Habana, CU
Gage HughesSRAugust 15, 19996'1"170Portsmouth, OH US
Rubendy JaquezSRFebruary 13, 19995'11"174Salcedo, DO
Rylan KaufmanLLJune 23, 19996'4"190Galveston, TX US
Emilio MarquezLLApril 28, 19985'8"170Upata, VE
Jose MarquezSROctober 7, 19976'0"175Puerto La Cruz, VE
Brady McConnellRRMay 24, 19986'3"195Hanover, PA US
John McMillonLRJanuary 27, 19986'3"230
Jake MeansRRApril 14, 19966'2"215Olathe, KS US
Caden MonkeLLSeptember 2, 19996'3"170
Juan Carlos NegretRRJune 19, 19996'1"190La Habana, CU
Cruz NoriegaRROctober 1, 19976'1"175Porlamar, VE
Anderson PaulinoRRSeptember 12, 19986'2"200Sabana Grande de Palenque, DO
Walter PenningtonLLApril 14, 19986'2"205
Dario PeraltaRROctober 12, 20006'1"170Santo Domingo, DO
Zack PhillipsLLJuly 11, 19986'0"170Texarkana, TX US
Jean RamirezLLOctober 25, 20005'10"180Mao, DO
Kipp RollingsRRSeptember 13, 19966'2"188Kershaw, SC US
Matthew SchmidtRRJanuary 15, 19976'2"210
Dillan ShrumRRMarch 4, 19986'1"200
Anthony SimonelliRRDecember 23, 19986'2"200
Patrick SmithLLOctober 14, 19966'2"215Elk Grove, IL US
Matt StilRRJuly 5, 20006'3"190Marlton, NJ US
Tyler TolbertRRJanuary 27, 19986'0"160Birmingham, AL US
Luca TreshRRJanuary 11, 20006'0"193
Enrique ValdezLRMay 15, 20016'0"158San Pedro de Macoris, DO
Chase WallaceRRNovember 13, 19986'2"195
Chih-Ting WangLLJanuary 24, 19996'1"230Taichung, TW
Nathan WebbRRAugust 20, 19976'2"215Lee's Summit, MO US
Marlin WillisLLJune 5, 19986'4"190Decatur, GA US
Peyton WilsonSRNovember 1, 19995'9"180

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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