May 2017

Merandy Gonzalez, April Player of the Month

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MiLB announces @ColaFireflies pitcher Merandy Gonzalez is April Player of the Month for the South Atlantic League. http://atmlb.com/2prY3hk @MiLB (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Blake Taylor, Columbia Fireflies

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Starting pitcher Blake Taylor (28) of the Columbia Fireflies warms up before a game against the Lakewood BlueClaws on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, South Carolina. He allowed no runs on three hits in six innings. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Hitting coach Joel Fuentes, Columbia Fireflies

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Hitting coach Joel Fuentes, right, of the Columbia Fireflies talks with catcher Brandon Brosher (25) during batting practice before a game against the Lakewood BlueClaws on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, South Carolina. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Nick Fanti, Lakewood BlueClaws

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Starting pitcher Nick Fanti (20) of the Lakewood BlueClaws delivers a pitch in the ninth inning in the rain in his combined no-hitter against the Columbia Fireflies on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, South Carolina. Fanti pitched a scoreless 8 and two-thirds, with Trevor Bettencourt picking up the final out for a 1-0 win. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Trevor Bettencourt, Lakewood BlueClaws

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Pitcher Trevor Bettencourt (25) of the Lakewood BlueClaws delivers a pitch in the rain in the ninth inning of a game against the Columbia Fireflies on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, South Carolina. Lakewood won, 1-0, as Bettencourt combined with Nick Fanti for a no-hitter. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)