Category Archives: Peoria Chiefs

Pujols homers to join baseball’s 2,000 RBI club

Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols hit the 639th home run of his MLB career Thursday, giving him 2,000 RBI at the major-league level. According to Baseball-Reference, Pujols is the fifth player to reach that RBI plateau (but only the … Continue reading

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Parsons named MWL Player of the Month for April

Minor League Baseball says former Peoria Chiefs RHP Tommy Parsons was the best player in the Midwest League last month. Here is what MiLB wrote about the St. Louis Cardinals prospect in its press release about the MiLB players of … Continue reading

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Sampen, Marcano named Midwest League players of the week

Bowling Green Hot Rods RHP Caleb Sampen and Fort Wayne TinCaps infielder Tucupita Marcano respectively were named the Midwest League’s pitcher and offensive player of the week for April 29-May 5. Sampen made one start during that period, against the … Continue reading

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Chiefs edge Hot Rods 2-1 in pitchers’ duel

With a two-day trip to Clinton already planned for this weekend, I made a last-minute decision to drive down to Peoria for Friday’s game first, figuring it might be my best chance to see Bowling Green’s Wander Franco, just in … Continue reading

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Franco, Parsons named Midwest League players of the week

Bowling Green Hot Rods shortstop Wander Franco and Peoria Chiefs RHP Tommy Parsons respectively were named the Midwest League’s offensive player and pitcher of the week for April 22-28. Franco — one of the top prospects in baseball — batted … Continue reading

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