Category Archives: Peoria Chiefs

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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Rangers acquire ex-Chiefs infielder Wisdom

The Texas Rangers acquired third baseman Patrick Wisdom from the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, in exchange for utility player Drew Robinson. Wisdom, a former Midwest Leaguer, split the 2018 season between the Cardinals and their Triple-A affiliate. He batted … Continue reading

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Hot Rods win their first Midwest League championship

The Bowling Green Hot Rods took another early lead against the Peoria Chiefs in Game 4 of the Midwest League Championship Series, and it was enough for the Kentucky cars to cruise to a 7-2 win that gave them their … Continue reading

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Hot Rods a win away from first MWL championship

The Bowling Green Hot Rods beat the Peoria Chiefs 6-1 in Game 3 of the Midwest League Championship Series, putting them one win away from their first MWL title. Meanwhile, the Chiefs look to win the last two games of … Continue reading

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