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Lopez Promoted, Chiefs Add 2nd Rounder

July 21, 2018

The Peoria Chiefs and St. Louis Cardinals have announced that Midwest League All-Star second baseman Irving Lopez has been promoted to Advanced-A Palm Beach

Chiefs Lose Series Finale Monday

Denton, Lopez drive in two each
July 9, 2018

Appleton , WI - The Peoria Chiefs gave up runs in six straight innings and lost to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 19-5 Monday afternoon. The Chiefs are now 10-7 in the second half and 49-38 overall heading into the first scheduled off day of the second half.

Chiefs Win 2-1 Friday

Fagalde earns another win
July 6, 2018

The Peoria Chiefs scored two early runs and allowed just three hits in a 2-1 win over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Friday night. The series-opening win puts the Chiefs at 9-5 in the second half and 48-36 overall.

Chiefs Clinch Playoff Spot

Peoria hits four homers, wins tiebreaker with Clinton
June 17, 2018

Cedar Rapids, IA - The Peoria Chiefs scored nine runs over the final three innings and beat Cedar Rapids 12-3 Sunday afternoon to clinch a playoff spot for the fourth season in a row. The win in the first half finale puts the Chiefs at 39-31 and they win the

Chiefs Walk Off in Extras Thursday

Lopez's single puts Peoria in 3-way 1st place tie
June 14, 2018

Peoria, IL- The Peoria Chiefs came from behind to tie the game twice before walking it off in the 11th inning 3-2 over the Beloit Snappers in the series finale on Thursday night. The Chiefs improved to 37-30 overall to move into a three-way tie for first place in the

Chiefs Lose 6-3 Tuesday

June 12, 2018

Peoria, IL- The Peoria Chiefs fell to the Beloit Snappers 6-3 in the series opener on Tuesday night though they stay one game out of first place and one game up in the wild card race with five games to play. The Chiefs are now 36-29 overall with game two

Chiefs Land Six on All-Star Team

Gonzalez, Lopez, Montero named as starters
June 6, 2018

PEORIA, IL - The Midwest League announced the 2018 All-Star Teams on Wednesday and the Peoria Chiefs will be represented by six players at the June 19 game in Lansing, the most by any Western Division team. First baseman Yariel Gonzalez, second baseman Irving Lopez and third baseman Elehuris Montero

Chiefs Fall 8-3 Sunday

Lopez Collects Three Hits In Loss
May 27, 2018

Davenport, IA - The Peoria Chiefs showed life with three runs in the fifth inning but the Quad Cities River Bandits scored three runs in the eighth to put the game away 8-3 on Sunday evening. The Chiefs are now 25-23 overall with the series finale on Monday at 5:15

Chiefs Split Doubleheader Saturday

The Chiefs score five runs in the eighth inning to salvage the split
May 27, 2018

Davenport, IA - The Peoria Chiefs dropped game one of the doubleheader on Saturday 12-0 to the Quad Cities River Bandits. In game two, the Chiefs plated five runs all in the eighth inning to top the River Bandits in extra innings 5-1 for a doubleheader split. The Chiefs are

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.

Chiefs Rally for Wednesday Win

Peoria avoids sweep with 5-4 win in 10
May 9, 2018

Bowling Green, KY - The Peoria Chiefs rallied for a 5-4 10-inning win Wednesday afternoon to avoid the sweep at the hands of the Bowling Green Hot Rods. The win ends a four-game losing streak and moves the Chiefs to 14-16 on the season as they head to Dayton, Ohio

Chiefs Fall 5-4 Sunday

Lopez homers in loss
May 6, 2018

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs scored four unanswered runs but fell short in a 5-4 loss to South Bend in the series finale on Sunday afternoon. The Chiefs drop to 13-14 on the season and travel to Bowling Green for a three-game series starting on Monday.

Chiefs Cruise to 12-3 Win Friday

Lopez & Plummer Homer in Win
May 4, 2018

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs scored early and often in a 12-3 rout of South Bend on Friday night in the series opener between the teams at Dozer Park. The win moves the Chiefs back over .500 at 13-12 with two games left on the series.

Chiefs Walk Off With Win Tuesday

May 1, 2018

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs completed the comeback to defeat the West Michigan Whitecaps 5-4 in extra innings on Tuesday night. The Chiefs improve to 11-11 overall on the season and play host to the Whitecaps tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. in the second game of a three-game series.

Lopez Homers, Chiefs Win 6-2 Saturday

Prendergast moves to 3-0 with win
April 28, 2018

Grand Chute, WI - The Peoria Chiefs scored four runs in the second inning and knocked off the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 6-2 Saturday afternoon to even the three-game series. The win moves the Chiefs back to .500 at 10-10 with one game left on the road trip.

Three Cardinals named Appy League Postseason All-Stars

Luis Bandes, Irving Lopez and Chase Pinder honored by league
August 25, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - On Friday morning, the Appalachian League announced that three Johnson City Cardinals - INF Luis Bandes , INF Irving Lopez and OF Chase Pinder - had been named to the circuit's postseason all-star team. The honors mark the third-straight season the Redbirds have had at least

Lopez slams Cards to 8-2 win over Twins

Johnson City pulls to within 2.5 games of first-place Elizabethton
August 20, 2017

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. - On one swing of the bat, fortunes changed. Down 2-0, 2B Irving Lopez 's grand slam in the top of the fifth inning put the Cardinals ahead for good, as Johnson City defeated the Elizabethton Twins, 8-2, on Sunday night at Joe O'Brien Field.With the victory, the

Cardinals best Blue Jays in slugfest, 10-5

Alexis Wilson doubles twice, drives in four, as Redbirds take series
August 18, 2017

BLUEFIELD, Va. - C Alexis Wilson reached base four times - doubling twice - and drove in a career-high-tying four runs, as the Cardinals captured their first series in Bluefield since 2014, as Johnson City knocked off the Blue Jays, 10-5, on Friday night at Bowen Field.With the win, Johnson

Cardinals take advantage of Bucs miscues in 4-2 win

Johnson City sets a new season-high with their fifth straight victory
August 10, 2017

BRISTOL, Va. - Johnson City's bullpen combined to limit Bristol to just one hit over the game's final five innings, as the Cardinals won their fifth-straight game, beating the Pirates, 4-2, on Thursday night at Boyce Cox Field.With the win, the Redbirds improved their overall mark to 26-22 on the

Guillory guides Cards to sweep of Mets, 8-4

21-year-old tosses seven shutout innings, strikes out eight in victory
August 8, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - Thanks to a stellar performance by RHP Evan Guillory and an early offensive onslaught, Johnson City was able to hold on to sweep Kingsport, as the Cardinals topped the Mets, 8-4, in front of 1,348 fans at TVA Credit Union Ballpark on Tuesday evening.With the win,

Cardinals mash Mets in rain-shortened 16-1 win

Redbirds score nine in third inning en route to season-high 16 runs
August 7, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - Johnson City's offense was not detracted by the weather, scoring four runs in the first and nine more in the third en route to a season-high 16 tallies, as the Cardinals bludgeoned the Kingsport Mets, 16-1, in a rain-shortened, six-inning contest in front of 1,256 fans

Bandes, Cardinals blast Rays in opener, 8-3

Luis Bandes hits two of Redbirds' four homers in triumph
August 3, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - The Cardinals broke out the tape measure on Thursday, as 1B Luis Bandes smashed two of the team's four home runs in Johnson City's 8-3 victory over the Princeton Rays in front of 2,238 fans at TVA Credit Union Ballpark.With the win, the Cardinals improved their

Lopez, Cardinals lash Yankees in opener, 9-3

Irving Lopez hits two home runs, drives in five in victory
July 30, 2017

PULASKI, Va. - 2B Irving Lopez reached base four times, clocked two home runs and drove in five, as the Johnson City Cardinals won their third straight by defeating the Pulaski Yankees, 9-3, at Calfee Park on Sunday night.With the win, the Redbirds have reached the .500 mark for the first time since

Homers, Pitching lead Cardinals to 4-1 win over Royals

Julio Rodriguez, Irving Lopez go yard in Redbirds third-straight win
July 24, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - The Cardinals received long solo home runs from C Julio Rodriguez and SS Irving Lopez, while the bullpen did not give up a base-hit over the game's final four innings, as Johnson City defeated the Burlington Royals, 4-1, in front of 3,129 fans at TVA Credit Union Ballpark on Monday

Schlesener stumps Mets, as Cards win, 3-2

Left-hander strikes out a career-high 10 in first win of the year
July 16, 2017

KINGSPORT, Tenn. - The Mets had no answer for LHP Jacob Schlesener on Sunday afternoon. The 20-year-old tossed five shutout innings and struck out a career-high 10, as the Johnson City Cardinals held on to defeat Kingsport, 3-2, at Hunter Wright Stadium.With the win, the Cardinals improve their overall mark to 10-14 on