Category Archives: Peoria Chiefs

Chiefs start season with four top-30 Cardinals prospects

The Peoria Chiefs’ Opening Day roster includes four players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 prospects in the St. Louis Cardinals organization. Those players are outfielders Jonathan Machado (ranked No. 15) and Dylan Carlson (No. 24), and right-handed … Continue reading

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2017 Chiefs hurler Hicks makes Cardinals’ MLB roster

Jordan Hicks started last season in the Midwest League, pitching for the Peoria Chiefs. He’ll start this season in the National League, pitching out of the bullpen for the St. Louis Cardinals. That’s according to St. Louis Post-Dispatch writer Derrick … Continue reading

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Lugnuts, Blue Jays extend affiliation through 2020 season

The Lansing Lugnuts and their parent club, the Toronto Blue Jays, announced Wednesday that they’ve extended their Player Development Contract through the 2020 season. The two teams have been affiliated since the 2005 season. The Lugnuts previously were affiliated with … Continue reading

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DeJong signs 6-year, $26M extension with Cardinals

Former Peoria Chiefs infielder Paul DeJong, who made his major-league debut last year, signed a six-year, $26 million contract extension with the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday. That is the largest contract extension ever for a player with less than … Continue reading

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Bowling Green and Peoria to “Battle for the Barrel”

The Hot Rods and the Chiefs will “Battle for the Barrel” during their three-game series in Kentucky this coming season, respectively playing as the Bowling Green Bootleggers and the Peoria Distillers. Bowling Green coaches and players first wore special Bootleggers … Continue reading

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