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State of the System: St. Louis Cardinals

Tide turns as strong hitters follow pitching talent to the Majors
November 20, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year,'s State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlight prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offer a peek at 2021. The Cardinals were dealt a punishing schedule

Prospects in the Cardinals' 2020 player pool

Top prospect Carlson leads way in talented St. Louis group
July 8, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Chiefs Drop MWLCS Opener 4-0

Game 2 Set for Tuesday
September 12, 2018

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs were shut out 4-0 by the Bowling Green Hot Rods in game one of the Midwest League Championship Series. on Wednesday night Game two of the MWLCS is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Dozer Park.

Chiefs Win Playoff Opener

Baker homers, Oviedo picks up win
September 5, 2018

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs shut out the Quad Cities River Bandits 3-0 on Wednesday night in game one of the Midwest League Western Division Semifinals. Game two of the best-of-three series is set for Thursday at 6:35 p.m. in Davenport, Iowa.

Chiefs Win Twice Friday

Gorman Homers Twice, Baker wins nightcap
August 24, 2018

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs finished a suspended game with a dominant 10-0 victory and pulled ahead late to win game two 3-1 for a doubleheader sweep of the Beloit Snappers on Friday night. The Chiefs improved to 35-25 in the second half and 74-56 overall with game three of

Oviedo Talks Green Card, Citizenship

Chiefs right-hander has had long, unique journey
August 23, 2018

    Of all the players on the Chiefs roster, no one has experienced a journey quite like that of Johan Oviedo. Born in Cuba in 1998, Oviedo's journey to Peoria took him through Ecuador, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and finally to Florida. Last month he spent two days between starts

Fluke Play Beats Chiefs 1-0 Sunday

Oviedo Turns In Another Strong Outing
August 19, 2018

Davenport, IA - The Peoria Chiefs caught a bad break and fell to the Quad Cities River Bandits 1-0 on Sunday night. The series is now even with the rubber game set for Monday and the Chiefs are 71-53 overall.

Oviedo, Davis Lead Chiefs to Thursday Win

August 10, 2018

Geneva, IL - The Peoria Chiefs evened the series against the Kane County Cougars Thursday night with a 4-1 win as Johan Oviedo won for the sixth straight start. The Chiefs are back to 20 games over .500 on the season at 67-47 with one game left on the road

Chiefs Sweep Kernels

August 3, 2018

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs completed the three-game sweep with a 5-1 win over the Cedar Rapids Kernels on Friday night. The Chiefs improved to 25-14 in the second half and 64-45 overall as they welcome the Quad Cities River Bandits to town on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. for

Montero Ties MWL Record, Chiefs Win Sunday

July 29, 2018

Clinton, IA - Elehuris Montero tied a franchise and Midwest League record with four doubles on Sunday as the Peoria Chiefs beat the Clinton LumberKings 12-3. The win moves the Chiefs to 22-12 in the second half and 61-43 overall, the best record in the Western Division.

Chiefs Sweep Lugnuts in Michigan

Kirtley & Gonzalez go deep as Oviedo wins
July 20, 2018

The Peoria Chiefs wrapped up a first-ever sweep in Lansing with a 7-3 win over the Lugnuts on Friday night. The win moves the Chiefs to a season-best 14 games over .500 at 55-41 overall and 16-10 in the second half.

Chiefs Shutout TinCaps Saturday

Oviedo tosses gem, Gonzalez goes deep
July 15, 2018

Peoria, IL The Peoria Chiefs shut out the Fort Wayne TinCaps 4-0 in the series opener on Saturday night. The Chiefs improved to 12-9 in the second half and 51-40 overall with game two of the series set for 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Montero Homers Again, Chiefs Win Sunday

Oviedo Earns Win with Quality Start
July 8, 2018

Appleton, WI - The Peoria Chiefs got a go-ahead sixth inning solo homer from Elehuris Montero and held on to beat the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 2-1 Sunday afternoon. The win moves the Chiefs to 10-6 in the second half and a Western Division best 49-37 overall.

Chiefs Sweep Friday DH

12:35 AM EDT

Peoria, IL - The First Half Western Division Wild Card Champion Peoria Chiefs began the second half with a double header sweep of the Burlington Bees on Friday night winning 6-1 and 4-3. The Chiefs are now 2-0 in the second half and 41-31 overall with another game against the

Chiefs Fall Wednesday

June 13, 2018

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs battled back to tie the game in the third but fell by a run to the Beloit Snappers 4-3 on Wednesday night in the second game of the series. The Chiefs are now 36-30 overall and tied with Quad Cities in the wildcard race with

Chiefs Beat Bandits 5-1 Friday

Peoria stays in first with 7th straight home win
June 8, 2018

Peoria, IL- The Peoria Chiefs defeated the Quad Cities River Bandits 5-1 in the series opener Friday night to stay in first place in the Western Division. The Chiefs improved to 35-26 and lead Clinton by a half game with Quad Cities now three games back and nine games left

Chiefs Fall 5-0 Saturday

Zach Kirtley goes 2-4 with a triple in loss
June 2, 2018

Clinton, IA- The Peoria Chiefs were shutout 5-0 by the Clinton LumberKings in game two of a three-game series on Saturday night. The Chiefs drop to 31-25 overall with the series finale set for Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

Chiefs Fall 5-4 Monday

Oviedo allows just one run in five innings
May 28, 2018

Davenport, IA - The Peoria Chiefs tied the game in the sixth and ninth but gave up a run in the bottom of the ninth to lose to the Quad Cities River Bandits 5-4 on Monday night. The loss ends a nine-game, eight-day road trip with the Chiefs at 25-24

Chiefs Fall 8-4 Saturday

May 19, 2018

Peoria, IL - The Kane County Cougars overpowered the Peoria Chiefs 8-4 in the second game of a three-game series Saturday night. The Chiefs are now 21-18 overall with the rubber game set for Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m.

Reyes K's 12 in Rehab Start, Chiefs Win

Rodriguez homers Twice in Win
May 14, 2018

Peoria, IL - Cardinals pitcher Alex Reyes baffled Clinton hitters with 12 strikeouts over five innings and the Peoria Chiefs offense went deep three times in a 5-2 win in the series opener on Monday night. The Chiefs after their fifth straight win improve to 18-16 on the season with

Chiefs Fall to Whitecaps Wednesday

Plummer & Rodriguez Homer in Loss
May 2, 2018

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs fell behind early and lost to the West Michigan Whitecaps 5-3 on Wednesday afternoon. The loss ends a seven-game home win streak for the Chiefs and drops them to 11-12 with one game left in the series.

Chiefs Walked Off 9-8 Wednesday

April 25, 2018

Beloit, WI - The Peoria Chiefs lost a four-run lead in the seventh inning, tied the game when down to their last strike and lost on a walk-off single 9-8 to the Beloit Snappers Wednesday night. The loss, their third in a row all by one run, drops the Chiefs

Three Homers Lead Chiefs to 6-2 Win

Oviedo strikes out eight in win
April 20, 2018

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs clubbed three homers in the first two innings and knocked off the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 6-2 Friday night in the series opener. The win moves the Chiefs back to .500 at 6-6 with four straight home wins.    The Chiefs wasted little time in getting

Yepez Slams Chiefs to 6-5 Win

Prendergast Earns win in his debut
April 13, 2018

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs did not look back after a grand slam by Juan Yepez in the bottom of the third inning in a 6-5 win against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Friday night. The win boosts the Chiefs to 2-5 on the season with the second game

Peoria Chiefs 2018 Roster Announced

April 2, 2018

PEORIA, IL - The St. Louis Cardinals and Peoria Chiefs have announced the preliminary roster for the Chiefs 36th season of professional baseball in the Midwest League. The roster includes eight 2017 draftees, two former first round picks, four of the top 30 players in the Cardinals organization ranked by