Peoria Chiefs and St. Louis Cardinals Together Again

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Consider this the start of the movement that will culminate with the Cubs single A affiliate becoming the Kane County Cougars.  Today the Peoria Chiefs announced a PDC that will begin next year, thus confirming the Chiefs and Cubs split.  So we now hate the Peoria Chiefs, I’m kidding, there are a lot of good people who work with the Chiefs and I wish them nothing but the best.

The Peoria Chiefs and St. Louis Cardinals have announced that the two clubs have reached a four-year PDC agreement which reunites the former affiliation partners. The Chiefs were a Cardinals affiliate from 1995 to 2004 making the playoffs four times and winning their lone Midwest League Championship in 2002. The two organizations will hold a press conference on the agreement on Tuesday, September 25 at Peoria Chiefs Stadium. Details of the press conference, including the start time, will follow later in the week.

“This is a great day for baseball in Peoria and Central Illinois,” said Chiefs President Rocky Vonachen. “We are thrilled to bring the color red back to the ballpark with one of the greatest organizations and fan bases in baseball. We hope that with all the great young talent the Cardinals have produced the last few seasons to bring another MWL Championship to Peoria as they continue to bring World Series trophies to St. Louis.”

Stay tuned for details about the Cubs new Single A affiliate, we should get some sort of announcement soon.

Thanks for reading,
– George