Category Archives: Peoria Chiefs

Kernels, LumberKings advance to Western Division finals

The second-round Western Division playoff series will be between the Clinton LumberKings and the Cedar Rapids Kernels, who won their respective series against the Peoria Chiefs and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Thursday. Meanwhile, the South Bend Cubs evened their … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs: Whitecaps, LumberKings, Kernels win

The first round of the Midwest League playoffs began Wednesday with an extra-innings nail-biter, a pair of nine-strikeout performances, a blowout and a rainout. The first game to start also was the longest one of the night. The West Michigan … Continue reading

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Wiel, Helsley named MWL players of the week

Cedar Rapids Kernels first baseman Zander Wiel and Peoria Chiefs RHP Ryan Helsley respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 29 to September 5, the final week of the … Continue reading

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Wiel drives in 7 on final day to win MWL RBI title

Cedar Rapids Kernels first baseman Zander Wiel drove in seven runs on the final day of the regular season to win the Midwest League RBI title. He finished with five more RBI than Bowling Green Hot Rods catcher Brett Sullivan … Continue reading

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Loons, Timber Rattlers complete MWL playoff picture

The Great Lakes Loons and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers clinched the final two Midwest League postseason berths Sunday, completing the picture for the playoffs that begin Wednesday. The first round of playoffs will feature the following best-of-three matchups, with the home-field … Continue reading

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Clinton sets new franchise record for wins in a season

The Clinton LumberKings staved off a late-inning rally by the Burlington Bees to win 5-4 Thursday, setting a new franchise record for wins in a single season. The LumberKings are now 84-52, the best record in the Midwest League this season. … Continue reading

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