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Peoria Journal Star
Eminian: 48 hits, 6 hours, several records, 1 epic tie for Chiefslike baseball turned Braveheart, a battle that seemed like it would never end,
Eminian: 48 hits, 6 hours, several records, 1 epic tie for Chiefs
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
like baseball turned Braveheart, a battle that seemed like it would never end, and technically never actually did as the Peoria Chiefs endured an epic marathon with the West Michigan Whitecaps on Friday. Neither side got a victory, the 9-9 game... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 23 in Journal Star sports historydisc in his back. Girardi has been out of the Cubs lineup since going on the di
July 23 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
disc in his back. Girardi has been out of the Cubs lineup since going on the disabled list in mid-April. 10 YEARS AGO ■ Peoria Chiefs pitcher Jeff Samardzija, an All-American wide receiver on the University of Notre Dame football team, makes his... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Chiefs epic finishes in 9-9 tie with West MichiganCOMSTOCK PARK, MICH. — The Peoria Chiefs built five leads but could not win in
Chiefs epic finishes in 9-9 tie with West Michigan
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
COMSTOCK PARK, MICH. — The Peoria Chiefs built five leads but could not win in an epic marathon Friday. But neither could the West Michigan Whitecaps. The Chiefs and Whitecaps finished in a 9-9 tie after 15 innings before 6,441 at Fifth Third... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Tigers minor leagues: Late homer lifts Hens; West Michigan wins, tooPARK – Leonardo Laffita scored on an error in the second inning, leading the We
Tigers minor leagues: Late homer lifts Hens; West Michigan wins, too
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
PARK – Leonardo Laffita scored on an error in the second inning, leading the West Michigan Whitecaps to a 6-4 win over the Peoria Chiefs on Thursday. Ryan Milton struck Brian O’Keefe out with a runner on third to end the game for his second save... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 21 in Journal Star sports history11-2 win as Annelle Griffin drives in three runs and Jan Winkler goes 3-for-4 w
July 21 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
11-2 win as Annelle Griffin drives in three runs and Jan Winkler goes 3-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs. 25 YEARS AGO ■ Peoria Chiefs designated hitter Earl Cunningham has a club-record seven RBIs in a 9-5 Midwest League victory over the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 20 in Journal Star sports history(Modified), Vic Cottingham of Peoria (Street Stock) and Bob Doerr of Germantown
July 20 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
(Modified), Vic Cottingham of Peoria (Street Stock) and Bob Doerr of Germantown Hills (Bomber). 10 YEARS AGO ■ The Peoria Chiefs post a 3-0 Midwest League road victory over the Lansing Lugnuts as ace pitcher Mitch Atkins and reliever Matt... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 19 in Journal Star sports historypitches a three-hitter. Dave Stein has two hits and scores the go-ahead run on
July 19 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
pitches a three-hitter. Dave Stein has two hits and scores the go-ahead run on a sixth-inning error. 25 YEARS AGO ■ The Peoria Chiefs spot the visiting Appleton Foxes a four-run first inning before coming back for a 7-6 Midwest League victory.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Chiefs catcher Brian O'Keefe delivers walk-off single to beat Loons, 4-3PEORIA — Brian O'Keefe was in the right place at the right time Monday — mental
Chiefs catcher Brian O'Keefe delivers walk-off single to beat Loons, 4-3
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
PEORIA — Brian O'Keefe was in the right place at the right time Monday — mentally and physically — to help the Peoria Chiefs to a walk-off win over the Great Lakes Loons. O'Keefe delivered a one-out single into center field on a line drive over a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Chiefs catcher O'Keefe embraces his journey, delivers walk-off single to beat Loons, 4-3PEORIA — Brian O'Keefe was in the right place at the right time Monday — mental
Chiefs catcher O'Keefe embraces his journey, delivers walk-off single to beat Loons, 4-3
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
PEORIA — Brian O'Keefe was in the right place at the right time Monday — mentally and physically — to help the Peoria Chiefs to a walk-off win over the Great Lakes Loons. O'Keefe delivered a one-out single into center field on a line drive over a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 18 in Journal Star sports historyMaryville pushes across an unearned run in the 10th inning for a 7-6 victory th
July 18 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
Maryville pushes across an unearned run in the 10th inning for a 7-6 victory that eliminates Pekin. 25 YEARS AGO The Peoria Chiefs slip past the Appleton Foxes 6-5 in Midwest League play as Mike Little's infield dribbler scores Phil Dauphin... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Loons prospect catching on, but Chiefs roll to 12 over .500 with 5-2 winhe was in seventh grade. Now he's a millionaire prospect for the Los Angeles D
Loons prospect catching on, but Chiefs roll to 12 over .500 with 5-2 win
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
he was in seventh grade. Now he's a millionaire prospect for the Los Angeles Dodgers -- as a highly-touted catcher. The Peoria Chiefs beat Smith and his Great Lakes Loons, 5-2, before 2,793 Sunday at Dozer Park as Peoria moved to 12 games above... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 17 in Journal Star sports historyAmerica lists Thome as one of 12 players deserving of consideration for minor l
July 17 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
America lists Thome as one of 12 players deserving of consideration for minor league Player of the Year honors. The Peoria Chiefs break out late for a 9-4 Midwest League road victory over the South Bend White Sox. The Chiefs score five runs... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Eminian: Cardinals farm director pleased with Chiefs progressPEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs have been a winner this season as far as the St. Lou
Eminian: Cardinals farm director pleased with Chiefs progress
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
PEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs have been a winner this season as far as the St. Louis Cardinals are concerned. And that's not just in the standings. "They really came up to the level of the Midwest League fast in that first half," said Cardinals... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Chiefs fall 3-0 to big Lansing lefty and Futures Game pitcher Perdomowent from an appearance in Major League Baseball's Futures Game, to posing a ta
Chiefs fall 3-0 to big Lansing lefty and Futures Game pitcher Perdomo
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
went from an appearance in Major League Baseball's Futures Game, to posing a tall task to handle in the present for the Peoria Chiefs on Friday. In fact, 6-foot-7 tall, along with 240 pounds. The gigantic Lansing Lugnuts lefty starter shut out... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Chiefs no-hit by Lansing, but still sweep doubleheader, join MWL historyPEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs ended up with a zero in the hit column in one game,
Chiefs no-hit by Lansing, but still sweep doubleheader, join MWL history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
PEORIA — The Peoria Chiefs ended up with a zero in the hit column in one game, a pair of W's in the standings and a place in Midwest League history Thursday. The Chiefs were no-hit by the Lansing Lugnuts in the second game of a doubleheader but... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria Chiefs end road trip with 5-3 loss in WisconsinAPPLETON, WIS. — The Peoria Chiefs rally fell short in a 5-3 loss to the Wiscon
Peoria Chiefs end road trip with 5-3 loss in Wisconsin
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
APPLETON, WIS. — The Peoria Chiefs rally fell short in a 5-3 loss to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Monday afternoon in final game of their Midwest League series. The Timber Rattlers took control with a three-run third inning. Rattlers designated... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
City plans weeklong salute to neighborswhile the good neighbor policy moves to Dozer Field on Wednesday, Dulin said.
City plans weeklong salute to neighbors
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
while the good neighbor policy moves to Dozer Field on Wednesday, Dulin said. "Peoria residents can buy tickets for the Peoria Chiefs game that night for half price, plus we'll be running video spots during the game on what it means to be a good... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
City plans week-long salute to neighborsnight while the good neighbor policy moves to Dozer Field on Wednesday, said Du
City plans week-long salute to neighbors
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
night while the good neighbor policy moves to Dozer Field on Wednesday, said Dulin. "Peoria residents can tickets for the Peoria Chiefs game that night for half price plus we'll be running video spots during the game on what it means to be a good... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 10 in Journal Star sports historyJohnson eight for the North. Game MVP honors go to the South’s Jay Shidler (21
July 10 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
Johnson eight for the North. Game MVP honors go to the South’s Jay Shidler (21 points) of Lawrenceville. 25 YEARS AGO The Peoria Chiefs, with Chicago Cubs pitcher Rick Sutcliffe on the mound for nine innings, post a 7-6, 11-inning Midwest League... Read more
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Northwest Herald
On Campus: Huntley grad Sopena coaching, scouting for Peoria Chiefsinto a new chapter in their careers. This season, the Huntley High School grad
On Campus: Huntley grad Sopena coaching, scouting for Peoria Chiefs
Northwest Herald / Posted 16 days ago
into a new chapter in their careers. This season, the Huntley High School graduate is serving as the fourth coach for the Peoria Chiefs, the Single-A Midwest League affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. “I just turned 25, so I can relate to them... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Eminian: Brotherly love, a pitcher with a bat, and playoff ticket prices for Chiefsof July. The Vancleave, Mississippi boys had never faced each other in a pro g
Eminian: Brotherly love, a pitcher with a bat, and playoff ticket prices for Chiefs
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
of July. The Vancleave, Mississippi boys had never faced each other in a pro game before. But the stage was set when the Peoria Chiefs brought in righty reliever Tyler Bray to close the 9th inning. And one of the hitters he had to face was his... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Chiefs walk-off Cougars 3-2 in 12 on night of solo homers, wild pitches and pitcher battingpitcher batting for the first time in Dozer Park history. Three runs on three
Chiefs walk-off Cougars 3-2 in 12 on night of solo homers, wild pitches and pitcher batting
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 18 days ago
pitcher batting for the first time in Dozer Park history. Three runs on three solo homers through 8+ innings. The Peoria Chiefs traveled an eventful path to a walk-off victory Thursday as they swept the Kane County Cougars, 3-2, in a... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Summer camps aim to get kids outsideat Dragon Land, experiencing the Peoria Zoo, exploring the Peoria Playhouse, ri
Summer camps aim to get kids outside
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 18 days ago
at Dragon Land, experiencing the Peoria Zoo, exploring the Peoria Playhouse, riding horses at Rockin’ P Ranch, watching the Peoria Chiefs and even attending local plays. Wertz said they attempt to plan field trips that the counselers enjoy as well,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Dailyn Martinez makes a splash with quality start as Chiefs beat Cougars, 2PEORIA — Dailyn Martinez made the biggest splash of all on a day the Peoria Chi
Dailyn Martinez makes a splash with quality start as Chiefs beat Cougars, 2
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 19 days ago
PEORIA — Dailyn Martinez made the biggest splash of all on a day the Peoria Chiefs set aside for thousands of grade school-aged kids to play water games at Dozer Park. The right-hander delivered a quality start in a bounce-back effort Wednesday to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Martinez makes a splash with quality start as Chiefs beat Cougars, 2PEORIA — Dailyn Martinez made the biggest splash of all on a day the Peoria Chi
Martinez makes a splash with quality start as Chiefs beat Cougars, 2
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 19 days ago
PEORIA — Dailyn Martinez made the biggest splash of all on a day the Peoria Chiefs set aside for thousands of grade school-aged kids to play water games at Dozer Park. The right-hander delivered a quality start in a bounce-back effort Wednesday to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Chiefs produce a four-run single to stun Kane County for 7-5 comeback winWeaver espoused pitching and three-run homers as the path to victory in a diffe
Chiefs produce a four-run single to stun Kane County for 7-5 comeback win
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 20 days ago
Weaver espoused pitching and three-run homers as the path to victory in a different era of baseball. Manager Joe Kruzel's Peoria Chiefs have had the pitching part for most of the season. But they threw in a new wrinkle Tuesday. A four-run... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Minor-league baseball: Branson grad Mroz a do-it-all broadcaster for Clinton Lumberkingsworst record in the minors. This season they’ve already clinched a playoff bert
Minor-league baseball: Branson grad Mroz a do-it-all broadcaster for Clinton Lumberkings
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 20 days ago
worst record in the minors. This season they’ve already clinched a playoff berth when they finished in second behind the Peoria Chiefs (Cardinals farm team) at 39-31. Part of the team Through his travels aboard the Lumberkings’ team bus, Mroz... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Chiefs win as Chinea celebrates family, freedom, fireworksPEORIA – Peoria Chiefs catcher-first baseman Chris Chinea understands what the
Chiefs win as Chinea celebrates family, freedom, fireworks
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 21 days ago
PEORIA – Peoria Chiefs catcher-first baseman Chris Chinea understands what the Fourth of July is all about. “Family and freedom,” said Chinea, the son of a Cuban immigrant. “Our family is all together now and it’s a blessing. My dad came over from... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Chiefs: 3 catchers in infield, 5 runs in first inning, one weird loss, 5-2, to ClintonPEORIA – The Peoria Chiefs started with a five-run deficit, ran into a 19-year-
Chiefs: 3 catchers in infield, 5 runs in first inning, one weird loss, 5-2, to Clinton
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 22 days ago
PEORIA – The Peoria Chiefs started with a five-run deficit, ran into a 19-year-old pitching phenom, hit back-to-back home runs and ended up playing with three catchers in their infield Sunday in a weird series finale against Clinton. And the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Alcantara strikes out 10, but Chiefs drop pitching duel to Clinton, 2PEORIA – The Peoria Chiefs won the first-half war over the Clinton LumberKings,
Alcantara strikes out 10, but Chiefs drop pitching duel to Clinton, 2
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 23 days ago
PEORIA – The Peoria Chiefs won the first-half war over the Clinton LumberKings, beating them out on the final day of the half for the Western Division title. Neither team has forgotten. The Chiefs dropped a 2-0 rematch Saturday in a pitching duel... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Eminian: Chiefs will be well-armed, ready soonPEORIA – The star-studded rotation for the Peoria Chiefs has taken some hits si
Eminian: Chiefs will be well-armed, ready soon
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 23 days ago
PEORIA – The star-studded rotation for the Peoria Chiefs has taken some hits since the Midwest League All-Star break. All-Star right-handers Ryan Helsley, Jake Woodford and Derian Gonzalez hit the DL, but the message from the Chiefs on them is “stay... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
List of events for this week in central Illinoiscruise-in, a fine arts and crafts village, soccer and folk dancing. Admission a
List of events for this week in central Illinois
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 23 days ago
cruise-in, a fine arts and crafts village, soccer and folk dancing. Admission and parking are free. At the ballpark The Peoria Chiefs will host the Clinton LumberKings at 2 p.m. at Dozer Park. It's PNC Kids Sunday, where kids 12 and younger... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Sierra's 2-run homer helps Chiefs edge division leader Clinton 5-4 in 2nd half home openerto the Midwest League All-Star Game on the strength of his major-league caliber
Sierra's 2-run homer helps Chiefs edge division leader Clinton 5-4 in 2nd half home opener
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 24 days ago
to the Midwest League All-Star Game on the strength of his major-league caliber defense and solid hitting at the top of the Peoria Chiefs batting order in the first half of the season. But the flashy prospect flashed some power to help the Chiefs... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
June 28 in Journal Star sports historybegan with 397 players. Walt Hulvey, Leslie Moe, Randy Reiman and Kate Gompert
June 28 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 27 days ago
began with 397 players. Walt Hulvey, Leslie Moe, Randy Reiman and Kate Gompert also won division titles. 25 YEARS AGO The Peoria Chiefs complete a three-game Midwest League sweep of the Springfield Cardinals with their third consecutive comeback... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
June 26 in Journal Star sports historyand drives in three runs in the opener. Kathy Richards pitches a two-hitter to
June 26 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 29 days ago
and drives in three runs in the opener. Kathy Richards pitches a two-hitter to complete the sweep. 10 YEARS AGO The Peoria Chiefs, behind the pitching of starter Todd Blackford, registers a 3-1 Midwest League road victory over the Wisconsin... Read more

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