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Fireflies Roster Move and Game Notes: August 7 vs. Greenville (Game 110)

August 7, 2018 - South Atlantic League (SAL) - Columbia Fireflies News Release

Please note the following New York Mets minor league transactions.

Effective Tuesday, August 7, 2018

- LHP Jake Simon transferred to Columbia's disabled list

- RHP Yeizo Campos transferred to Columbia from short-season A Brooklyn

Columbia Fireflies (17-25, 51-58) vs. Greenville Dirve (24-20, 49-64)

RHP Tony Dibrell (4-5, 3.16) vs. LHP Jhonathan Diaz (7-7, 3.45)

Tues., August 7, 2018 - Spirit Communications Park - First Pitch 7:05 p.m. - Game 110

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ABOUT LAST GAME: The Fireflies smashed a franchise-record five home runs on Sunday afternoon. However, Columbia fell 11-10 to Asheville in the series finale at McCormick Field.

- Matt Winaker and Jose Brizuela each belted two homers. Dionis Paulino clubbed one long ball.

POWER SURGE: After Sunday, there have now been five Fireflies who've produced two-homer games this season.

- Quinn Brodey (April 18 @ Greenville)

- Jeremy Vasquez (July 7 vs. Charleston)

- Dionis Paulino (July 11 @ Hagerstown)

- Matt Winaker & Jose Brizuela (August 5 @ Asheville)

STREAKIN': Winaker hit safely in all four games of the series in Asheville. That's not all: Winaker has reached base safely in 17 straight games.

STREAKIN' Pt. II: The 22-year-old joins a lengthy list of Fireflies that have posted on-base streaks of 15 games or longer this season:


1. Jeremy Vasquez, 29* April 5-May 6

2. Raphael Gladu, 28 May 2-June 9

3. Blake Tiberi, 17 June 13-July 6

4. Scott Manea, 16 April 21-May 12

5. Matt Winaker, 16 July 19-pres

*franchise and 2018 SAL record

FUN FACT: Vasquez's 29 game on-base streak - and Raphael Gladu's 23-game hit streak - still lead the South Atlantic League in 2018.

K-MACHINE: Columbia starter tonight, Tony Dibrell, needs to punch out just 15 more batters to break the single-season franchise record for strikeouts.

1. RHP Joe Shaw (2016) - 134 K

2. RHP Chase Ingram (2016) - 132 K

3. RHP Tony Dibrell (2018) - 120 K

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