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Chiefs Announce 2016 Schedule

October 12, 2015 - PEORIA, IL - The Peoria Chiefs have announced their 2016 Midwest League schedule with the first pitch of their 34th season coming on the road in Burlington, Iowa Thursday, April 7 with the home opener set for Saturday, April 9 at 6:00 p.m. with post-game fireworks. The season ends September 5 in Kane County and the Chiefs are home on Father's Day June 19 to end the first half and on the 4th of July. The Chiefs open the season April 7-8 with two games in Burlington against the Bees in a commut... Full Story

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Chiefs Season Ends with 5-4 Sunday Loss

September 13, 2015 - Cedar Rapids-The Peoria Chiefs led 4-1 after three innings but lost 5-4 Sunday afternoon as the Cedar Rapids Kernels swept the Western Division Finals 2-0. The Chiefs season ends with their first playoff appearance since 2009 and a 75-win regular season. The Chiefs fell behind 1-0 in the second as Austin Diemer doubled home Chris Paul with two outs before Ian McKinney escaped the inning. The Chiefs took a 4-1 lead in the top of the third against lefty Randy Rosario. Steve Bean led off with an... Full Story

Chiefs Drop Game One to Kernels 3-2

September 12, 2015 - Peoria, IL-The Peoria Chiefs almost mounted a comeback in the ninth inning, but fell to the Cedar Rapids Kernels 3-2 in game one of the Western Division Finals Saturday Night. The Chiefs will travel to Cedar Rapids for a must-win game two of the three-game series at 4:05 Sunday. The Kernels struck in the first frame against Chiefs starter Matt Pearce. Rafael Valera led off the game with a walk, and with two outs T.J. White also drew a walk. LaMonte Wade put the Kernels on top 1-0 with a groun... Full Story

Chiefs Sweep Cougars With 3-2 Win, Advance to 2nd Round

September 10, 2015 - Geneva, IL-The Peoria Chiefs won their first playoff series in 13 years as Austin Gomber threw six solid innings, Nick Thompson homered and the defense and bullpen turned in big plays in a 3-2 win over the Kane County Cougars Thursday night. With the sweep the Chiefs will play the Cedar Rapids Kernels in the Western Division Finals best-of-three series starting Saturday at 6:00 p.m. at Dozer Park. After the Chiefs went in order in the top of the first the Cougars used a two-out rally to take ... Full Story

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September 13 MWL Peoria 4 at Cedar Rapids 5 (Playoff Gm. 2) Final
September 12 MWL Cedar Rapids 3 at Peoria 2 (Playoff Gm. 1) Final
September 10 MWL Peoria 3 at Kane County 2 (Playoff Gm. 2) Final
September 9 MWL Kane County 1 at Peoria 2 (Playoff Gm. 1) Final
September 7 MWL Peoria 6 at Kane County 5 Final
September 6 MWL Peoria 2 at Kane County 3 Final
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