Category Archives: Peoria Chiefs

Former Snapper Hicks signs 7-year extension with Yankees

The New York Yankees announced Monday that they’ve signed former Beloit Snappers outfielder Aaron Hicks to a 7-year contract through the 2025 season, with a club option for the 2026 season. The new contract — reportedly worth $70 million for … Continue reading

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2019 Midwest League coaching staffs

With spring training underway, attention turns back to baseball and you may be wondering who will coach in the Midwest League this year. Here are links to my posts about the coaching staffs of all 16 MWL teams: Beloit Snappers … Continue reading

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Cardinals announce Chiefs coaching staff for 2019 season

The Peoria Chiefs will have a new manager for the upcoming season, while getting back the same pitching and hitting coaches they had when the team won the Midwest League Western Division title last year. Peoria’s new manager is former … Continue reading

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Big-leaguer’s brother named new Cougars manager

A former hitting coach and brother of a current major-league player was named the new manager of the Kane County Cougars on Tuesday. Vince Harrison, older brother of current free-agent big-leaguer Josh Harrison (who played for the 2008-09 Peoria Chiefs), … Continue reading

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Former Bandits hurler Kelly agrees to Dodgers deal

Former Quad Cities River Bandits pitcher Joe Kelly reportedly has agreed to a 3-year, $25 million deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The right-hander went 4-2 with a 4.39 ERA, 68 strikeouts and 32 walks in 73 relief appearances (65.2 … Continue reading

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