Category Archives: Peoria Chiefs

Peoria’s Perdomo added to All-Star Futures Game roster

Peoria Chiefs RHP Luis Perdomo has been added to the World Team roster for this year’s All-Star Futures Game. He replaces fellow St. Louis Cardinals prospect Alex Reyes, who is on the disabled list with an injured right shoulder. Perdomo … Continue reading

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Rays trade Hot Rods pitcher to Marlins

The Tampa Bay Rays traded Bowling Green Hot Rods RHP Enderson Franco to the Miami Marlins for an international bonus slot valued at approximately $500,000, the team announced Friday. Franco went 5-6 with a 3.89 ERA, 47 strikeouts and eight walks … Continue reading

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Correa, Pujols win American League awards for June

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa and Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols were named winners of American League awards for June. Correa is the A.L. Rookie of the Month after batting .287 with nine doubles, five home runs, 15 … Continue reading

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Sandberg resigns as Phillies manager

Ryne Sandberg resigned Friday as manager of the Phillies. Pete Mackanin, who was Philadelphia’s third-base coach, was named the team’s interim manager. Sandberg took over as Phillies skipper in August 2013 after the team fired his predecessor, Charlie Manuel. Philadelphia … Continue reading

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MWL All-Star Game: East beats West 5-0

Eastern Division pitching dominated the Midwest League All-Star Game as the Western Division was held scoreless in the 5-0 contest at Peoria’s Dozer Park. The East All-Stars scored in the top of the 1st inning, on an RBI single by … Continue reading

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Perdomo, Null starting pitchers for MWL All-Star Game

The starting pitchers for the Midwest League All-Star Game were announced today, and it’s a matchup of prospects from rival teams. Peoria Chiefs RHP Luis Perdomo — a St. Louis Cardinals farmhand — will start for the Western Division. South Bend Cubs … Continue reading

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A-Rod homers to join 3,000 hit club

New York Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez hit a solo homer off Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander to collect the 3,000th hit of his MLB career Friday. It was the 667th home run of his career. Rodriguez, Hank Aaron and Willie … Continue reading

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