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Max Rajcic Named Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Year

November 17, 2023

Peoria, IL- First-year pro and 2023 Chiefs hurler Max Rajcic was named the Cardinals Minor League Pitcher of the Year Friday, the parent club announced. Rajcic, 22, was a sixth-round pick out of UCLA in the 2022 draft but did not pitch after making 15 starts in his final season

Victor Scott Named Rawlings Gold Glove Award Winner

November 14, 2023

Peoria, IL- Former Chiefs outfielder Victor Scott was recognized by Minor League Baseball and Rawlings International on Tuesday, being named a 2023 Rawlings Gold Glove winner. Scott, a decorated Cardinals prospect, suited up in 66 games for the Chiefs in 2023 and was an everyday presence in center field. The

Chiefs Announce Game Times, Rest of 2024 Schedule

Chiefs open 2024 home schedule on April 9, host Cubs nine times
September 21, 2023

Peoria, IL- Minor League Baseball and the Peoria Chiefs announced game times and the remainder of Peoria’s 2024 schedule on Thursday. New in 2024, the Chiefs will feature later start times for weekend home games. All Friday and Saturday home games will begin at 7:05 p.m. Most home weeknight contests

Bedell Headlines Three Chiefs on Midwest League All-Star Team

September 20, 2023

Peoria, IL – Three Chiefs were named to the Midwest League All-Star Team with Ian Bedell earning Pitcher of the Year honors as Minor League Baseball released the all-star submissions Wednesday. In addition to Bedell’s nod, catcher Jimmy Crooks and center fielder Victor Scott also joined Bedell on the team.

Four-Run First Sends Chiefs to Season-Ending Defeat

Chiefs fall one win short of MWL Championship series
September 15, 2023

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Kernels sent nine batters to the plate and scored four times in the opening inning Friday and bested the Chiefs 9-3 to advance to Midwest League Championship series, which begins Sunday in Midland, Michigan. After C.J. Culpepper turned in a scoreless top of

Kernels Post Six Runs in the Fourth, Force Game Three

September 14, 2023

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Chiefs allowed six runs in the fourth inning as Cedar Rapids defeated Peoria 9-4 Thursday at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The Kernels sent 10 batters to the plate in the inning. Jose Salas tied the game at one with a single off Chiefs starter Ian Bedell.

Rajcic, Mendoza Lead Chiefs to Game One Win

Chiefs can clinch spot in MWL Championship with win Thursday
September 12, 2023

Peoria, IL – Six strong innings from Max Rajcic and a timely two-run homer from Ramon Mendoza led the Chiefs to a 4-3 victory Tuesday at Dozer Park in game one of the Midwest League West Division Championship Series. The game-deciding blow was Mendoza’s wind-aided blast that just did stay

12 Hits Not Enough as Chiefs Drop Third Straight

September 9, 2023

Peoria, IL – The Chiefs comeback effort was not enough in Peoria’s 8-6 loss to the Beloit Sky Carp Saturday at Dozer Park in front of 4,588 fans. Beloit scored the first six runs of the night off starter Benjamin Arias. The right-hander was making his High-A debut and went

Sky Carp Outduel Chiefs Friday

September 8, 2023

Peoria, IL – Runs were at a premium Friday at Dozer park as the Chiefs fell to the Sky Carp 3-1. Both starters turned in quality starts as Peoria’s Inohan Paniagua dueled with Beloit’s Cade Gibson. Gibson dazzled through six innings to earn the win, allowing just one unearned run

Beloit Too Much for Chiefs in 8-1 Defeat

September 7, 2023

Peoria, IL – The Chiefs lacked offense in an 8-1 loss to the Beloit Sky Carp Thursday at Dozer Park. Peoria was out-hit by Beloit 11-3 in the defeat. The Sky Carp put up two runs in four different innings. Chiefs starter Zane Mills allowed eight of those runs in

Chiefs Release Playoff Ticket Information

Peoria back to the postseason for the first time since 2018
September 7, 2023

Peoria, IL – After clinching a trip to the Midwest League’s postseason with Wednesday’s 3-0 win over Beloit, the Chiefs and Dozer Park have announced ticketing information for the 2023 Midwest League Playoffs. The Chiefs will host Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, September 12 in game one of a best-of-three series.

Chiefs clinch 2023 postseason berth in shutout win over Beloit

Peoria punches postseason ticket for first time since 2018
September 6, 2023

Peoria, IL – The Chiefs punched their ticket to the Midwest League postseason Wednesday defeating Beloit 3-0 at Dozer Park. Peoria has locked up a playoff spot for the first time since 2018 when they reached the Midwest League Championship series. The victory was also the eighth shutout win for

Pair of Three-Run Innings Hinder Chiefs in 6-3 Defeat

Chiefs magic number sits at two following Wisconsin loss
September 5, 2023

Peoria, IL – The Sky Carp had just one more big inning than the Chiefs did on Tuesday as Peoria fell 6-3 at Dozer Park. Beloit scored the final six runs of the game, scoring three in the fourth and three in the sixth. The Sky Carp sent nine batters

Iadisernia Plates Four, Chiefs Magic Number Drops to Three

September 3, 2023

Davenport, IA – Alex Iadisernia drove in four runs in Peoria’s 7-4 win over Quad Cities Sunday at Modern Woodmen Park. The win was the Chiefs 15th win over the River Bandits in 2023, most against an opponent this season. Iadisernia came up with the bases loaded in the top

Chiefs Lose Seesaw Affair with Quad Cities in 10 Innings

September 3, 2023

Davenport, IA – The Chiefs struggled to find the strike zone on the mound Saturday in a 9-8 loss to Quad Cities in 10 innings at Modern Woodmen Park. The River Bandits loaded the bases with two down in the bottom of the 10th. Andrew Marrero’s first offering to Kale

Baker Stymies River Bandits, Chiefs Dip Magic Number to Five

September 1, 2023

Davenport, IA – Chiefs starting pitcher Trent Baker worked into the seventh inning Thursday and allowed just three hits in a 4-2 Peoria win over Quad Cities. With their second consecutive win, the Chiefs dropped their playoff magic number to five. Baker made his fourth start of the season against

King's Relief Gem Leads Peoria to 3-2 Win

August 31, 2023

Davenport, IA – Joseph King allowed just one hit over 4 ⅔ scoreless innings in relief Wednesday to lock down a 3-2 Chiefs win against Quad Cities. With the victory, the Chiefs trimmed their postseason magic number to six. King entered the fray with runners at first and second and

Negret's Homer Sends Chiefs to Extra-Inning Loss

August 30, 2023

Davenport, IA – Juan Carlos Negret’s two-run, 10th inning homer sent the Chiefs to a 7-5 defeat in extra innings Tuesday at Modern Woodmen Park. After walking off with three wins against West Michigan last week, Peoria found themselves on the wrong end of a game-ending homer. With one out

Peoria Chiefs Release 2024 Home Schedule

August 29, 2023

Peoria, IL- As the Chiefs enter the stretch run of their 2023 season in prime playoff position, the club announced their 2024 home schedule on Tuesday. Dozer Park will host 66 home games in 2024, kicking off the slate with a six-game set against the Beloit Sky Carp April 9-14.

Chiefs Walk Off with Series Win

August 27, 2023

Peoria, IL – The Chiefs won in walk-off fashion for the third time in the series and 11th time this season, defeating the West Michigan Whitecaps 5-4 in 10 innings Sunday at Dozer Park. Down 4-3 entering the bottom of the 10th facing Jordan Marks, Jeremy Rivas laid down a

Chiefs Score Five Unanswered in Comeback Win

August 26, 2023

Peoria, IL – The Cardiac Chiefs were at it again Saturday, scoring five unanswered runs to defeat West Michigan 5-2 in front of 6,549 fans at Dozer Park. Peoria began its climb in the bottom of the seventh inning against West Michigan reliever Carlos Pena. Down 2-0, R.J. Yeager doubled

Whitecaps Offense Too Much for Chiefs in 9-1 Defeat

August 25, 2023

Peoria, IL – The Chiefs struggled to hold the Whitecaps bats in check as Peoria fell 9-1 Friday at Dozer Park. West Michigan piled on 17 hits to go along with its nine runs and now have 57 hits over the first four games of the series. Andrew Jenkins led

Cardiac Chiefs Walk it Off Again Thursday

August 24, 2023

Peoria, IL- The Chiefs came back from down one run in the bottom of the ninth to win 4-3 over the West Michigan Whitecaps in walk-off fashion Thursday at Dozer Park. Peoria got runners to the corners with two outs in the ninth with Erick Pinales on the mound facing

Iadisernia's Pinch-Hit Homer Walks-Off Whitecaps

August 23, 2023

Peoria, IL- Alex Iadisernia played hero Wednesday at Dozer Park, walking it off in the 10th inning with a pinch-hit, three-run home run to propel the Chiefs to an 8-7 win over the West Michigan Whitecaps. Down 7-5 in the home half of the tenth with runners on the corners,

Chiefs Unable to Tame West Michigan Bats in 14-3 Loss

August 22, 2023

Peoria, IL- The Chiefs struggled to keep the Whitecaps off the base paths as Peoria fell 14-3 Tuesday at Dozer Park. Peoria gave up a season-high 14 runs on a season-high 19 hits in the defeat. The gut punch was West Michigan’s eight-run sixth inning which was highlighted by two