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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, MiLB.com'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
@tylermaun
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

Toolshed dream lineup: The 20-year-olds

Kelenic, Patiño lead strong class of those playing at 20 in '20
March 31, 2020

There may be no Minor League Baseball games yet, but that's not going to stop us from dreaming about lineups.In the coming weeks, Toolshed will craft the best possible prospect lineups, sorted by age. The opening edition focused on teenagers. This time, we turn our attention to prospects entering their age-20

Carlson leads fast-moving Cards prospects

Outfielder breaks out; Sosa, Arozarena, Fernandez hit Majors
@Kelsie_Heneghan
December 11, 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. Click here to locate your favorite club.It was a big year for the Cardinals, who reached the postseason for the first time

Chiefs Win Again Saturday

Herrera Homers, Donovan has 3-hits again
July 20, 2019

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

Chiefs Score 11 Runs Thursday

Herrera Homers, Donovan/Benson 3-hits each
July 18, 2019

Fort Wayne, IN - The Peoria Chiefs got big nights at the plate from Brendan Donovan, Ivan Herrera and Brandon Benson as they scored 11 times, but ultimately fell to the Fort Wayne TinCaps 12-11 Thursday night. With two hits, a 3-run homer and four RBI, Herrera was named the

Herrera Collects Five Hits Sunday

Chiefs out-hit Loons 15-8
July 14, 2019

Peoria, IL - Despite scoring eight runs and tallying 15 hits the Peoria Chiefs fell to the Great Lakes Loons 9-8 Sunday night at Dozer Park. Ivan Herrera had a double as he went a perfect 5-for-5 with a run scored and two RBI as the Pekin Insurance Beyond the

Riley Triples Home Two in Chiefs Loss

July 4, 2019

Clinton, IA - The Peoria Chiefs scored two runs in the ninth on a triple by Brandon Riley but fell to the Clinton LumberKings 6-2. Ivan Herrera had two singles for the Chiefs while Riley also had a double as both teams had seven hits.

Chiefs Fall to Cedar Rapids in Extra Innings

Herrera, Yepez hit homerun each
June 21, 2019

Peoria, IL - Despite two homeruns in the bottom of the ninth, the Peoria Chiefs fell to the Cedar Rapids Kernels 3-2 in 11 innings Friday night at Dozer Park. The Chiefs fall to 1-1 in the second half of the season with two games left in this four-game homestand.

Chiefs Blown Out in Loss to Burlington

Herrera tallies lone hit and rbi in loss
June 15, 2019

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs fell to the Burlington Bees 7-1 Saturday night at Dozer Park. The Chiefs fall to 29-39 on the season with one game left until the all-star break.

Chiefs Fall 3-2 Tuesday

June 12, 2019

Clinton, IA - The Peoria Chiefs scored two in the first but gave up three in the second in a 3-2 Wednesday night loss to the Clinton LumberKings. The loss drops the Chiefs to 28-37 on the season with four games left before the All-Star break.

Chiefs Blown Out by Cedar Rapids

Yepez collects Chiefs lone RBI
June 10, 2019

Peoria, IL - After splitting the doubleheader Sunday, the Peoria Chiefs fell to the Cedar Rapids Kernels 10-1 in their series finale Monday. The Chiefs fall to 27-36 on the season as they hit the road to take on the Clinton LumberKings Tuesday at 6:35 p.m.

Chiefs Fall in Extras to Cedar Rapids

Chiefs score seven runs in final three innings
June 9, 2019

Peoria, IL - Despite scoring seven runs over the final three innings, the Peoria Chiefs fell to the Cedar Rapids Kernels 8-7 in ten innings Saturday night. The loss, their third in a row, drops the Chiefs to 26-34 on the season as they prepare for a doubleheader Sunday at

Leahy Pitches Career-High Seven Innings in Chiefs Win

Herrera, Cedeno tally RBI each
May 31, 2019

Appleton, WI - With the help of seven scoreless innings from Kyle Leahy, the Peoria Chiefs defeated the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 3-0 Friday night. The Chiefs improve to 23-30 on the season with game two of the series set for Saturday at 7:05 p.m.

Chiefs Blown Out in Rain Shortened Series Opener

Herrera Collects Lone Peoria RBI
May 28, 2019

Peoria, IL - With the Peoria Chiefs trailing the Kane County Cougars 9-1, rain ended the game with one out in the top of the seventh inning Tuesday night. The Chiefs fall to a season-worst eight games under .500 at 21-29 with two games left in the homestand. 

Chiefs Score Eight Runs in Ninth Inning Loss

Donovan, Gorman Collect 2 RBIs Each
May 25, 2019

Cedar Rapids, IA - Despite scoring eight runs and knocking 14 hits, the Peoria Chiefs fell 9-8 to the Cedar Rapids Kernels Saturday night. The Chiefs drop to 21-27 on the season with game three of the series set for Sunday at 2:05 p.m.

Chiefs Win 6-5 Thursday

May 23, 2019

Appleton, WI - The Peoria Chiefs took the final game of a five-game series 6-5 over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Thursday afternoon as the hosts left the tying run on base to end the game. The 20-26 Chiefs now head to Iowa for a four-game series in Cedar Rapids.

Herrera Homers, Chiefs Win 7-4 Monday

Whalen Drives in Two More as Seijas Earns Win
May 20, 2019

Appleton, WI - The Peoria Chiefs scored three runs in the top of the first and never looked back in a 7-4 win over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in the first game of a nine-game, eight-day road trip Monday evening. The win moves the Chiefs to 19-23 on the season

Herrera Homers But Chiefs Fall Saturday

Quad Cities scores all their runs in the fourth inning in 6-2 win
May 19, 2019

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs dropped the third game of a four-game series to the Quad Cities River Bandits 6-2 on Saturday night at Dozer Park. The loss drops the Chiefs to 18-22 on the season as they wrap-up their nine-game homestand Sunday at 2:05 p.m.

Chiefs Split DH Against Beloit

Herrera, Cedeno Drive in Runs in Game Two Win
May 13, 2019

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs split the doubleheader with the Beloit Snappers, falling 2-1 in game one and winning 2-0 in game two on Monday. The split moves the Chiefs to 16-18 on the season as they prepare for game three of this five-game series Tuesday at 6:35 p.m.

Chiefs Fall 4-1 Thursday

May 9, 2019

South Bend, IN - The Peoria Chiefs dropped the opening game of a three-game series in South Bend 4-1 on Thursday night. The loss ends a two-game winning streak and drops the Chiefs to 15-16 on the season with two games left on the road trip.

Chiefs Sweep Dayton on Herrera's Walkoff Single

Pitching Staff Logs Double-Digit K's For Ninth Time in 2019
May 2, 2019

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs swept the Dayton Dragons on Thursday on a walkoff single from Ivan Herrera in the bottom of the tenth for the 4-3 win. Peoria's fifth straight win moves the Chiefs to 11-13 on the season.

Herrera, Nootbaar Homer in Chiefs Loss to Clinton

Seijas Ties Career-High With Nine Strikeouts
April 17, 2019

Peoria, IL - Despite two homeruns and a solid start from Alvaro Seijas, Peoria lost the series finale 8-4 to the LumberKings on Wednesday afternoon.   

Chiefs Blast Kernels 10-2 in Opener

Herrera homers, leads 17-hit attack
April 4, 2019

Cedar Rapids, IA - The Peoria Chiefs used two big innings to knock off the Cedar Rapids Kernels 10-2 on Thursday night, marking their largest season-opening margin of victory in team history. The 1-0 Chiefs will be at Cedar Rapids again Friday night in the series finale.