Category Archives: Peoria Chiefs

Chiefs clinch first postseason berth since 2009

The Peoria Chiefs lost their game at Quad Cities on Thursday, but still clinched their first postseason berth since 2009 thanks to a Beloit Snappers loss at Wisconsin. Peoria entered the day needing only a win or a Beloit loss to get … Continue reading

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Kernels pop Peoria for 23 runs

The Cedar Rapids Kernels scored 11 times in the 4th inning as part of a 23-run explosion off the Peoria Chiefs’ pitching staff. Peoria managed only three runs, making the Monday night game the worst loss in Chiefs history. The previous franchise … Continue reading

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Thompson, Gibbons named MWL players of the week

Peoria Chiefs outfielder Nick Thompson and Cedar Rapids Kernels RHP Sam Gibbons respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 17-23. In six games during that period, Thompson batted .458 … Continue reading

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McBroom named MWL MVP; Torres prospect of the year

Lansing Lugnuts first baseman/designated hitter Ryan McBroom is this year’s Midwest League Most Valuable Player, and South Bend Cubs shortstop Gleyber Torres is the Midwest League Prospect of the Year. Through Sunday, McBroom is batting .324 with 11 HR and 82 RBI in 115 … Continue reading

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Great pitching performances highlight Saturday’s MWL games

Saturday’s Midwest League game action included three great pitching performances. In Peoria, Chiefs LHP Austin Gomber struck out 10 while limiting the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers to two hits and two walks in six scoreless innings. He won his 13th straight decision … Continue reading

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Sports Business Journal: Quad Cities top minor-league market

Three Midwest League markets are ranked among the top ten regions for minor-league sports in a report released by Sports Business Journal on Monday. The Quad Cities market, which includes the Midwest League’s Quad Cities River Bandits, Clinton LumberKings and Burlington Bees, … Continue reading

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Midwest League wrap-up: Wednesday, August 12

I usually don’t devote a blog post to a day’s entire slate of Midwest League games, but when I do, it’s because a lot of notable things happened that day. Here’s a look at Wednesday’s MWL action: Great Lakes Loons … Continue reading

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