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Chiefs Shutout 1-0 in Fort Wayne Wednesday

April 27, 2016 - Fort Wayne, IN - The Peoria Chiefs couldn't get the offense going Wednesday afternoon in a 1-0 road loss to the Fort Wayne TinCaps. The loss, their fourth in a row, drops the Chiefs to 8-11 on the season and they will attempt to avoid the sweep Thursday night in Indiana. The TinCaps took an early lead against Chiefs starter Jake Woodford in the bottom of the first inning. The first two batters, Rod Boykin and Michael Gettys, both drew walks and advanced on a wild pitch. With one out the TinCa... Full Story

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Chiefs Blow Ninth Inning Lead, Lose in Extras Again

April 26, 2016 - Fort Wayne, IN- The Peoria Chiefs led 4-1 with one out and nobody on base in the bottom of the ninth inning but ultimately lost 5-4 in 10 innings Tuesday night to the Fort Wayne TinCaps. The loss, their third in a row, drops the Chiefs to 8-10 on the season with five games left on the roadtrip. The Chiefs got the scoring going on the top of the second against Padres top 10 prospect Logan Allen. R.J. Dennard singled, Chris Chinea walked and Thomas Spitz beat out an infield single to load the b... Full Story

Chiefs RHP Ryan Helsley Named MWL Pitcher of the Week

April 25, 2016 - PEORIA, IL - The Midwest League announced that Peoria Chiefs pitcher Ryan Helsley was named MWL Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 18-24. This marks the first individual award for a Chiefs player in the 2016 season. Helsley beat Wisconsin at home on Friday with six shutout innings in which he struck out 11 and allowed just one hit while walking two. The six innings pitched and the 11 strikeouts were both new career highs for Helsley. The 11 strikeouts in a 2016 Chiefs season high as tw... Full Story

Chiefs Fall in Extras, Split Series with Wisconsin

April 24, 2016 - Peoria, IL - The Peoria Chiefs lost to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 5-1 in 11 innings on Sunday for a four-game series sweep. With the loss the Chiefs fall to 8-9 on the season heading into the first off day of the season. The Chiefs fell behind in the top of the second when Timber Rattlers third baseman Jake Gatewood doubled to center off Chiefs starter Brennan Leitao and scored on a Luis Aviles single. Aviles was thrown out trying to stretch the hit into a double but Wisconsin had a 1-0 le... Full Story

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April 29 MWL Peoria at Lake County 6:30 p.m.
April 28 MWL Peoria at Fort Wayne 7:05 p.m.
April 27 MWL Peoria 0 at Fort Wayne 1 Final
April 26 MWL Peoria 4 at Fort Wayne 5 Final (10)
April 24 MWL Wisconsin 5 at Peoria 1 Final (11)
April 23 MWL Wisconsin 2 at Peoria 1 Final
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