Chiefs Win Again Saturday
Eastlake, OH - The Peoria Chiefs picked up another win on Saturday as they scored early and often in a 7-2 win over the Lake County Captains. With a first inning home run, two hits and four RBI, catcher Ivan Herrera was named the Pekin Insurance Beyond the Expected Player
Eastlake, OH - The Peoria Chiefs picked up another win on Saturday as they scored early and often in a 7-2 win over the Lake County Captains. With a first inning home run, two hits and four RBI, catcher
The Chiefs jumped all over
Peoria added on two innings later against Royalty.
After the Captains finally tallied against Chiefs starter
Thomas (1-0) earned the win as he allowed one run on three hits over five innings in his Chiefs debut. The lefty walked one and struck out five.
Donovan has an 11-game hit streak, the longest for any Chiefs player in 2019. He has three hits in three straight games and has at least two hits in four straight games. Herrera has two four-RBI games on the roadtrip, tying his season and career highs. Whalen leads the MWL with 58 RBI. Thomas set a new professional career high with five innings and this was his first win as a starter after winning two as a reliever in State College. The Chiefs have saves in consecutive games for the first time since May 31 - June 1. The Chiefs are 7-6 all time at Classic Park and 16-10-1 head-to-head against Lake County.
Game two of the series is Sunday at 12:30 Central time. RH
The Chiefs return home on Saturday, July 27 to start a seven-game homestand. Individual game tickets, group tickets and season ticket packages, including full-season, a 35-game ticket package, an 18-game ticket package or a Flex Plan are currently on sale by calling 309-680-4000. Individual game tickets are also on sale with the Dozer Park Box Office open Monday - Friday from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm and online at www.peoriachiefs.com which also lists all of the season's promotions. Game times and promotions are subject to change.