Category Archives: Peoria Chiefs

Midwest League news and notes for Monday, July 28

My drive home from Cooperstown began today, and I’m tired after a long day, but because I’m dedicated to bringing you the latest Midwest League news — even when I’m on vacation — here are links to some MWL stories of note from … Continue reading

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Ex-Chiefs pitcher Maddux inducted into Hall of Fame

Greg Maddux became the seventh former Midwest Leaguer to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as a player when he and five other baseball greats received their HOF plaques during Sunday’s ceremony in Cooperstown. Maddux pitched for the Peoria Chiefs in 1985, … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame weekend: Parade, plaques and presentations

Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Weekend got off to a great start Saturday with thousands of fans on hand for the first festivities. After arriving in the early afternoon, I walked around the Hall of Fame museum for awhile to … Continue reading

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Pedroza’s 4 RBI not enough for Peoria vs. South Bend

The second day of my road trip to Cooperstown included a Midwest League matinee at South Bend’s Four Winds Field. Peoria’s Richy Pedroza drove in four runs, but they weren’t enough as the Chiefs fell 5-4 to the Silver Hawks. Two of his … Continue reading

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Day 1 of Cooperstown road trip includes indy-league game

As I noted in the second half of this recent blog post, I’m driving to Cooperstown for this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. My road trip started Sunday with South Bend as my destination, but thanks to perfect timing, … Continue reading

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Velazquez’s on-base streak ends at 74 games

South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez went 0-for-4 Thursday night, snapping his 74-game on-base streak four days after he broke the old minor-league record. In his last at-bat Thursday, Velazquez was robbed of a hit by Burlington Bees LF Tyler … Continue reading

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QC’s Feliz gives up game-winning HR in Futures Game

Both current Midwest League players on the World team got to pitch in the All-Star Futures Game, with Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Michael Feliz taking the loss in the U.S. team’s 3-2 win Sunday. Feliz pitched the bottom of … Continue reading

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Alcantara has four-hit game in 2nd MLB start

After going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in his MLB debut Wednesday, new Chicago Cubs 2B Arismendy Alcantara made up for it the next day with four hits, three RBI, and two runs scored. Alcantara made six plate appearances in Thursday’s game … Continue reading

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Kaminsky named MWL player of the month for June

Minor League Baseball named Peoria Chiefs LHP Rob Kaminsky the Midwest League player of the month for June. The St. Louis Cardinals prospect dominated MWL batters all month, going 4-0 with a 0.89 ERA, 28 strikeouts and three walks in … Continue reading

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