Peoria Chiefs Notebook: 2017 Week 23

The Peoria Chiefs' 2017 season came to an end last Friday when they were knocked out in the first round of the MWL playoffs by the Quad Cities River Bandits. Peoria took the opening game of the best-of-three series with a walk off win, however, the Chiefs inexperienced pitchers struggled in Iowa. Catcher Brian O’Keefe had a .500 OBP in the series.

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Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 8/25/17

The 2-6 Thursday for the St. Louis Cardinals system included road losses by all four full-season clubs, but Johnson City earned a walk-off win behind the bat of Imeldo Diaz and pitching of Zach Prendergast. In his first rehab inning, Kevin Siegrist allowed a run.

Peoria Chiefs Notebook: 2017 Week 16

Coming out on the wrong end of two extra-inning battles spoiled an otherwise successful week for Peoria (18-13). The Chiefs finished their six game road trip 3-3 and remain two games out of first. With the pitching staff plagued by injury, the club has to rely on its offense. Outfielder Nick Plummer is hot for the second consecutive week.

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Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 7/23/17

The St. Louis Cardinals system was 3-2 on Saturday as the DSL Cardinals and State College Spikes games were rained out. Our Player of the Day is Springfield starter Dakota Hudson, who pitched seven scoreless innings with only four hits allowed in the Cardinals victory over Arkansas.

Peoria Chiefs Notebook: 2017 Week 15

The Peoria Chiefs finished 4-2 this week, picking up series victories over two Eastern Division foes. A solid balance between pitching and offense has the team currently just two games back of first. 2017 draftee Kramer Robertson continues to hit.

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Peoria Chiefs Notebook: 2017 Week 14

The Peoria Chiefs had their ups and downs this week. They swept Beloit at home in a three-game set before dropping three of four over the weekend at Cedar Rapids. Starting pitcher Mike O'Reilly continues to be nearly unhittable.

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Cardinals Minor League Notebook: 7/7/17

Thursday was Walk-Off Day in St. Louis’ minors, with four of eight contests decided in the last at bat. Springfield, Palm Beach and the GCL club came out on top in their decisions but Johnson City did not, the only loss in the system’s eight games. Starter Ian Oxnevad spun a beauty for Peoria in their shutout victory while Brandon Benson’s grand slam and a record-tying six RBI helped State College coast to a win.

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