Chiefs Re-Up With Cardinals, Climb Closer to Playoffs

Published 08/21 2014 10:56PM

Updated 08/21 2014 11:08PM

WMBD/WYZZ-TV - PEORIA, Ill - It was a win-win night for the Peoria Chiefs on Thursday.

The Chiefs signed an extension on their player development deal with the St Louis Cardinals then went out and won a key game in the Midwest League playoff chase.

The Chiefs beat Wisconsin, 3-1, to climb within two games of the Timber Rattlers for the final wild card playoff spot in the Western Division.

The new four-year deal will keep the Chiefs as a Cardinals' affiliate through at least the 2020 season.

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