Category Archives: Peoria Chiefs

Lugnuts no-hit Chiefs, but lose on unearned run

Two Lansing Lugnuts pitchers combined to no-hit the Peoria Chiefs in the second game of a doubleheader Thursday. Normally that would be cause for celebration, but the Lugnuts also managed to lose the game 1-0. Both offenses struggled in the … Continue reading

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Gohara, Jackson lead Clinton to 3-0 win over Quad Cities

The Clinton LumberKings got a great start from LHP Luiz Gohara and three hits from top Seattle Mariners prospect Alex Jackson to lead them to a 3-0 win over the Quad Cities River Bandits at Modern Woodmen Park on Saturday. … Continue reading

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MiLB supports House’s Save America’s Pastime Act

Minor League Baseball announced its support today of proposed legislation called the Save America’s Pastime Act, introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) last week. If this proposal ends up becoming law, it … Continue reading

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Sullivan, Hernandez named MWL players of the week

Bowling Green Hot Rods catcher Brett Sullivan and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Jose Hernandez respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 13-19. During that time, Sullivan batted .500 … Continue reading

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First-half playoff berths determined on final day of half

The fourth and final playoff team from the first half was determined Sunday, as were the playoff berths that each team claimed. Although three playoff teams were determined Saturday, the final day of the first half held the drama of … Continue reading

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Murray, Sierra added to MWL West All-Stars roster

Cedar Rapids Kernels catcher A.J. Murray and Peoria Chiefs outfielder Magneuris Sierra were added to the Western Division roster for the Midwest League All-Star Game, replacing Beloit Snappers catcher Jose Chavez and Quad Cities River Bandits outfielder Kyle Tucker, respectively. … Continue reading

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Roster revisions for Midwest League All-Star Game

Due to injuries and promotions, several revisions have been made to the rosters for the Midwest League All-Star Game. West Michigan Whitecaps RHP Gerson Moreno was added to the Eastern Division team, replacing former Fort Wayne TinCaps RHP Enyel De … Continue reading

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White Sox sign Morneau; A’s acquire Alcantara

The Chicago White Sox signed former Quad City River Bandits first baseman Justin Morneau to a one-year, $1 million contract, and the Chicago Cubs traded former Peoria Chiefs infielder Arismendy Alcantara to the Oakland Athletics. Morneau was placed on the … Continue reading

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A look at the 2016 Midwest League All-Star pitchers

The 2016 Midwest League All-Star Game rosters were released this week. In previous posts, I wrote about the starting position players and the reserve position-players. This post is about the All-Star pitchers. (Make sure to read all the way to … Continue reading

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