Category Archives: Peoria Chiefs

Bichette finishes first half with .396 batting average

Lansing Lugnuts shortstop Bo Bichette entered the Midwest League All-Star break with a .396 batting average after going 0-for-2 in Sunday’s game. Bichette has the second-highest batting average in Minor League Baseball, behind only Lancaster JetHawks shortstop Brendan Rodgers’ .400 mark. Both … Continue reading

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Mariners fire Shine as LumberKings manager

When the Clinton LumberKings start the second half of their season Thursday, they will do so with a new manager. Their parent club, the Seattle Mariners, announced late Sunday that Pat Shine was removed as Clinton’s skipper, and former Chicago … Continue reading

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Field of eight announced for MWL Home Run Derby

The eight participants in next week’s Midwest League Home Run Derby were announced Tuesday. Six are from Eastern Division teams, and three are highly-touted prospects who are the sons of former major-leaguers. The event is slated to begin at 7:05 p.m. ET Monday … Continue reading

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O’Reilly, Sanchez named Midwest League players of the week

Peoria Chiefs RHP Mike O’Reilly and Bowling Green Hot Rods outfielder Jesus Sanchez respectively were named the Midwest League pitcher and offensive player of the week for the period of June 5 to 11. O’Reilly made one start during that … Continue reading

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Chiefs come within two outs of no-hitting LumberKings

For the second time this season, the Peoria Chiefs came within two outs of pitching a no-hitter. The Chiefs had to settle for a 7-0 win over the Clinton LumberKings, and their second one-hitter of the season — which looks … Continue reading

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