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Toolshed: Players of the MiLB postseason

Jays' Biggio, Dodgers' Lux, Rangers' Martinez lead standouts
September 19, 2018

The champions have been crowned. The trophies have been hoisted. Every league has a winner, all because of team efforts. But now, it's time to focus on the individuals.The 2018 Minor League postseason was full of memorable moments, from a no-hitter to a crazy comeback to a walk-off hit from

Chiefs Even Series With Thursday Win

Game 3 Set for Saturday
September 13, 2018

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs plated two runs in the bottom of the seventh and held on for a 2-1 victory over the Bowling Green Hot Rods in game two of the Midwest League Championship Series Thursday night. Friday is a travel day with game three of the MWLCS

Prendergast twirls gem for Peoria

Cards righty tosses 6 2/3 zeros to help even up Midwest Finals
September 13, 2018

In conversations with Class A Peoria pitching coach Cale Johnson and catcher Dennis Ortega, Zach Prendergast figured out the best route to success Thursday was to be as unpredictable with pitch selection as possible. That approach proved more than enough to get the job done.In Game 2 of the Midwest

Chiefs Sweep Bandits in First Round

Prendergast Strikes out 11
September 6, 2018

Davenport, IA - The Peoria Chiefs got a great pitching performance from Zach Prendergast and some timely hitting to beat the Quad Cities River Bandits 7-2 and sweep the first round series. The Chiefs advance to the Western Division Finals which start Saturday in either Cedar Rapids or Beloit. Game

Chiefs Use Big Innings to Beat Snappers

Toerner collects four hits in Peoria debut
August 26, 2018

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs used two big innings to beat the Beloit Snappers 10-2 on Sunday afternoon. The win moves the Chiefs to 75-57 on the season with one game left in the series.

Chiefs Rally Past Bandits Sunday

Baker's Homer Caps 6-run 7th
August 5, 2018

Peoria, IL - Down by four, the Peoria Chiefs rallied late and held on to defeat the Quad Cities River Bandits 8-7 on Sunday afternoon. The first place Chiefs improved to 26-15 in the second half and 65-36 overall with the series finale set for 7:00 p.m. on Monday.

Chiefs In First After 6-5 Win

Ortega Homers, Prendergast earns W
May 23, 2018

Beloit, WI - The first place Peoria Chiefs moved to a season-high five games over .500 as they held on for a 6-5 win over the Beloit Snappers Wednesday night. The win moves the Chiefs to 24-19 on the season with one game left in the series.

Chiefs Beat Dragons 5-2 Thurday

Prendergast ties Career-High with 7 innings
May 10, 2018

Dayton, OH - The Peoria Chiefs used timely hitting and great pitching to turn away the Dayton Dragons 5-2 in the 100th matchup between the two teams all-time. The win moves the Chiefs to 15-16 on the season with two games left in the 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.

Chiefs Beat Rattlers Saturday

Guillory Earns Win as Denton Hits Slam
April 21, 2018

Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs hit two more home runs and beat the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 7-1 on Saturday night at Dozer Park. The win moves the Chiefs back over .500 at 7-6 and they have won four in a row at home.      Wisconsin took the lead in

Chiefs Rally Past Bandits Tuesday

Carlson delivers GW hit
April 17, 2018

Davenport, IA - The Peoria Chiefs scored six times in the top of the eighth to rally past the Quad Cities River Bandits 6-2 Tuesday night in Iowa. The win, their fourth in a row, moves the Chiefs back to .500 on the season at 5-5 with two games left

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

Early homers not enough as Redbirds fall, 5-2

Blue Jays score two in eighth and three in ninth to knock off Cardinals
August 30, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - C Julio Rodriguez and DH Luis Bandes slammed home runs in the first inning, but the Blue Jays rallied to score two in the eighth and three in the ninth, as Bluefield snuck by the Johnson City Cardinals, 5-2, in front of 2,457 fans at TVA

Takahashi headlines Pitchers of the Week

D-backs prospect wins Cal League award with eight one-hit innings
August 28, 2017

Bo Takahashi fell short of throwing a no-hitter, but it was still more than enough to stand above the rest this week. The D-backs prospect was named the California League's Pitcher of the Week on Monday after taking a no-hitter into the eighth inning of his last start for Class

Zach Prendergast named Pitcher of the Week

22-year-old strikes out 12 over seven shutout innings to earn honor
August 28, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - The Appalachian League announced Monday that Johnson City Cardinals RHP Zach Prendergast has been named the circuit's Pitcher of the Week for the time period between August 21-27. This is the 22-year-old's first award of his professional career. In his lone start during the week - on

Diaz's dinger gives Cards walk-off win, 3-2

19-year-old hits game-winning two-run blast to keep Birds ahead of 'Stros
August 24, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - Down to their final out and trailing by a run, SS Imeldo Diaz played hero for the second time in three days, as his game-winning, walk-off home run gave the Johnson City Cardinals a 3-2 victory over the Greeneville Astros in front of 2,456 fans on

Five-run first ignites Cards to rout of K-Mets, 7-2

Bandes hits his fourth homer in four days to spark Redbirds to victory
August 6, 2017

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - The Cardinals erupted for five runs on five hits in the first inning with the big blow coming on a three-run shot by DH Luis Bandes , as Johnson City knocked off the Kingsport Mets, 7-2, in front of 1,091 fans at TVA Credit Union Ballpark.With

Cardinals batter Braves, sweep doubleheader

Johnson City takes game one, 3-1; erupt for 10-6 victory in game two
July 29, 2017

DANVILLE, Va. - LF Chase Pinder's single was the difference, as the Cardinals rallied to take game one, 3-2. In the nightcap, Johnson City used an eight-run fourth inning to defeat the Danville Braves and sweep the doubleheader, 10-6, on Saturday night at Legion Field.With the pair of victories, the Redbirds improve