Category Archives: Peoria Chiefs

Pearce extends record for innings pitched without a walk

Peoria Chiefs RHP Matt Pearce didn’t walk a batter in his six innings of work Saturday, extending his Midwest League record to 52.1 innings pitched without issuing a base on balls. The previous record of 45 consecutive innings without a … Continue reading

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Biggest crowd in 14 years watches QC win 5th straight

An announced Quad Cities crowd of 8,207 — the largest one at John O’Donnell Stadium/Modern Woodmen Park in at least 14 years — watched the River Bandits beat the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 7-1 for their fifth straight win Friday night. Third baseman … Continue reading

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Tigers’ price for Price? Three ex-Lugnuts pitchers

The Detroit Tigers traded LHP David Price to the Toronto Blue Jays for left-handers Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt. Price won the American League Cy Young Award in 2012, when he went 20-5 with a 2.56 ERA, 205 strikeouts and 59 walks in 211 innings … Continue reading

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Lightning causes game suspension in Bowling Green

Intense lightning throughout a 45-minute delay prompted postponement of Wednesday’s game between the Bowling Green Hot Rods and the West Michigan Whitecaps. The game will resume Thursday in the bottom of the 3rd inning. The Whitecaps lead 1-0 on a … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame moments: Marichal joins Pedro onstage; Smoltz mentions Lansing

There were a few moments during this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony worth mentioning here because of their connection to the Midwest League. John Smoltz made several references to Lansing, Mich., where his family moved from suburban Detroit before the … Continue reading

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Peoria pitcher Pearce sets new Midwest League record

Peoria Chiefs RHP Matt Pearce broke a 42-year-old Midwest League record Sunday when he didn’t allow a walk in his eight scoreless innings of work against the Kane County Cougars. The St. Louis Cardinals prospect has not walked a batter … Continue reading

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Rehabbing Cardinals pitcher helps Chiefs no-hit LumberKings

Rehabbing St. Louis Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia struck out six batters while pitching the first five innings of the Peoria Chiefs’ no-hitter over the Clinton LumberKings on Thursday. James Alfonso was the only Clinton batter to reach base, taking first … Continue reading

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