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Chukars Take 5 of 6 Games from Vibes

June 8, 2021

The first ever six-game series for the Chukars saw them take five games from the Rocky Mountain Vibes in an otherworldly display of offensive domination. Idaho Falls scored 90 runs through the first five games of the series, winning all five by the scores of 15-3, 20-5, 16-14, 16-1, and

Chukars Win Memorial Day Matchup 22-12

June 1, 2021

In what seems to be commonplace in the 2021 Pioneer League season, runs were aplenty in Monday’s Memorial Day game at Melaleuca Field, as the Chukars avoided a three-game sweep with a 22-12 win. The early innings have been a consistent source of runs for Idaho Falls and they did

Chukars Drop Rubber Match in Missoula

May 29, 2021

The first road trip of the year saw Idaho Falls only take one of three games in Missoula as the Chukars lose the rubber match of the series Friday night by the score of 21-4. After winning the opener 14-0 in game one of a double header, they dropped the

Chukars win Opening Night Marathon 17-11

May 23, 2021

After 616 days without baseball in Idaho Falls, the Chukars began their defense of their Pioneer League Championships with a 17-11 win over the Billings Mustangs on Saturday night. The night’s festivities began with the raising of the 2019 Pioneer Championship Banner at the stadium. The Chukars also honored longtime

Pioneer League Announces New Rules

Designated Pinch Hitter and Pinch Runner, Extra Innings "Knock Out" Added
April 27, 2021

PIONEER LEAGUE INSTALLS NEW RULES Designated Pinch Hitter and Pinch Runner; Extra Innings “Knock Out” Added Spokane, WA – April 27, 2021 The Pioneer Baseball League today announced exciting new rules changes in effect for the 2021 season, as follows: • To avoid the excessive strain on our pitching staffs,

OT Sports becomes official uniform and apparel supplier

April 12, 2021

The Pioneer Baseball League (“PBL”), a recently named MLB Partner League, announced today a 5-year uniform and apparel deal with Burlington, NC-based, OT Sports Industries. The partnership, which begins with the 2021 season, has OT Sports exclusively providing the PBL clubs with on-field uniforms and outerwear as well as replica

Chukars Announce Coaching Staff

March 9, 2021

By Tyler Petersen IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – The Idaho Falls Chukars announced its new coaching staff for the 2021 season on Monday, introducing longtime minor league coach Billy Gardner Jr. as the new manager of the Chukars. Joining Gardner on the coaching staff are former MLB pitcher Bob Milacki as

Pioneer League named MLB Partner League

November 30, 2020

Pioneer League named MLB Partner League 12:09 PM EST Major League Baseball and the Pioneer League jointly announced today that the Pioneer League has been designated a “Partner League” of MLB. Starting in 2021, the Pioneer League will transition from affiliated status to an independent professional MLB Partner League that

MMA Fight Night coming to Melaleuca Field

August 13, 2020

Mountain Force MMA and the Idaho Falls Chukars, have announced Mountain Force 17 live at Melaleuca Field. Saturday September 12, 2020. Starting at 7:00 PM. Mountain Force 17 will have a loaded fight card with TWELVE MATCHES in Bantamweight, Featherweight, Lightweight, Welterweight, Cruiserweight, and Heavyweight. Mountain Force MMA (MTF) is

Bandits release schedule for 1st Annual Bandits Invitational

July 24, 2020

The Bandits are excited to announce the schedule for the their 1st Invitational!. Please keep in mind that the teams scheduled and game times are all subject to change. Follow up here or on social media for any and all updates. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE

2020 is officially the year of the Bandits

June 30, 2020

CHUKARS 2020 SEASON OFFICIALLY CANCELED Minor League Baseball 2020 Season Called Off Due To Worldwide COVID-19 Pandemic IDAHO FALLS— Minor League Baseball announced today that the 2020 baseball season has been officially canceled due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. This marks the first time a Minor League Baseball season has

Join Us Every Wednesday For Beer, Food, and Live Music

Make sure to join us this Wednesday, and every Wednesday through August 19, for Brews At The Ballpark.
June 30, 2020

Make sure to join us this Wednesday, and every Wednesday through August 19, for Brews At The Ballpark. Food, drinks, and live music throughout Melaleuca Field. And a big thanks to our awesome sponsors Bank of Idaho, BRADY'S INC., Project Filter - Idaho Fights Tobacco, Sparklight, Costco and Blue Phoenix.

Chukars Make A Move To Have Baseball In 2020

June 4, 2020

By Adrian Luevano Published June 3, 2020 6:35 pm Bandits team up with Chukars at Melaleuca Field Download Your Bandits Schedule! IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - There will be baseball in Idaho Falls this Summer. Melaleuca Field will host at least 40 Idaho Falls Bandits games with opening day set

The Idaho Falls Chukars have donated 1,100 pounds of food and nearly $2,000 to the Community Food Basket.

The Idaho Falls Chukars have donated 1,100 pounds of food and nearly $2,000 to the Community Food Basket.
May 21, 2020

Kevin talks to the Post Register about the uncertainty of baseball.

Kevin talks to the Post Register about the uncertainty of baseball.
April 26, 2020
  • By ALLAN STEELE [email protected] The Idaho Falls Chukars minor league baseball team has been a part of the town’s landscape for 80 years. Recent negotiations between Major League Baseball and the minor leagues have threatened that relationship after MLB proposed to contract the minors by 42 teams after this

Items donated will benefit the Idaho Falls Community Food Basket and Local Hospitals

Items donated will benefit the Idaho Falls Community Food Basket and Local Hospitals
April 22, 2020

CHUKARS ANNOUNCE FOOD AND MEDICAL SUPPLY DRIVE Items to Benefit the Idaho Falls Community Food Basket and Local Hospitals IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – The Idaho Falls Chukars will hold a food and medical supply drive benefiting those effected by COVID-19 in the community. The drive will be held on Friday

Billy Butler talks on Chuk Chatter with Tim Hagerty

Listen to Former Chukar and Kansas City Royals All-Star Billy Butler as he sits down with former Chukars broadcaster Tim Hagerty in this episode of Chuk Chatter.
April 20, 2020

Listen to Former Chukar and Kansas City Royals All-Star Billy Butler as he sits down with former Chukars broadcaster Tim Hagerty in this episode of Chuk Chatter. Billy Butler nicknamed "Country Breakfast", is an American former professional baseball designated hitter and first baseman. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB)

Chukars Office Closed Until Further Notice Due To Outbreak

Chukars Office Closed Until Further Notice Due To Outbreak
March 17, 2020

As a public health precaution, our staff will be working from home. However, if you would like to purchase something from the gift shop, look at season seats, or make any payments please message or email us and we will arrange for someone to meet you at the ballpark. We

Bubic, Lee lead prosperous Royals ranks

Four Kansas City affiliates won league championships in 2019
March 16, 2020

By Jordan Wolf November 1, 2019 Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. The last generation of Royals to bring a World Series to Kansas City were

Chukars GM talks about his career and baseball in Idaho

President / GM of Chukars Kevin Greene sits down with Bank of Idaho CEO Jeff Newgard.
March 12, 2020

Welcome to Community Connections with Jeff Newgard! As the President & CEO of Bank of Idaho, I am fascinated with authentic and real conversations and establishing long term relationships. This video series is my opportunity to do just that - connect with local business owners and leaders to hear their

Tyler Petersen named new Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations.

This will be his inaugural season as a Minor League Baseball broadcaster.
March 3, 2020

Idaho Falls, ID - Today the Idaho Falls Chukars, the Pioneer League affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, named Tyler Petersen as their new Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations. Petersen will work alongside John Balginy for all Chukars home games and will be solo for all Chukars road games.

Help Us Support Fire Efforts In Australia

Enter to WIN special Chukars Prizes with your donations.
January 8, 2020

Chukars Announce Fundraiser to Benefit Australia Wildfires Chukars offer unique fan experiences for donations to various charities.  IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO - On Tuesday the Idaho Falls Chukars announced a fundraising effort to benefit those affected by the Australia wildfires. This fundraiser will offer fans unique opportunities that are otherwise unavailable for purchase

Chukars Celebrating Jerseys For Charity Program

Money Raised From Jerseys To Be Presented On Friday
September 19, 2019

Idaho Falls, ID - The Idaho Falls Chukars at 4 PM on Friday will be presenting the funds raised by the Jerseys For Charity program inside the front office at Melaleuca Field. This year the Chukars donned six different special jerseys in support of community charities. The East Idaho Public

Pioneer League Championship Trophy Appearance Friday

Take A Picture With The Trophy At Buffalo Wild Wings
September 18, 2019

Idaho Falls, ID - The Idaho Falls Chukars will have the Pioneer League Championship trophy on display this upcoming Friday. From 5-7 PM fans have the opportunity to snap a photo with the trophy inside Buffalo Wild Wings, which is located at 1430 Milligan Road in Idaho Falls. Members of

Chukars Dice Raptors To Extend Series

Winner Take All Game Three Tomorrow Afternoon
September 15, 2019

Ogden, UT - With their season on the line for the second time in three games, the Idaho Falls Chukars responded to adversity with their biggest performance of the year. The Chukars took the lead with a two run fifth inning and extended it with a two run eighth. Three