The Peoria Rivermen are pleased to announce the hiring of Brendan Kelly as the team's new Vice President of Business Development. The Buffalo, New York native comes to the Rivermen after over 15 years working in Minor League Baseball.
The Peoria Rivermen on Tuesday announced that Eureka native and Chicago Cubs allstar infielder Ben Zobrist will be appearing at Peoria's November 26 game against the Evansville Thunderbolts.
The Peoria Rivermen on Saturday announced the signing of Alec Hagaman and Frank Misuraca to professional tryout agreements for their 2016 training camp, where Hagaman and Misuraca will compete for spots on Peoria's 2016-17 opening night roster. Hagaman and Misuraca become Peoria's first 2016 signees who spent time with the Rivermen during the 2015-16 season.
The Peoria Rivermen announced several events on their promotional schedule for the 2016-17 season Thursday, including Faith and Family Night on January 21 as well as five specialty jersey nights scheduled throughout the season.
The Peoria Rivermen have announced the signing of NCAA Division III players Tyler Green and Kyllian Kirkwood to professional tryout contracts for Peoria's October training camp, where they will compete for spots on the Rivermen opening night roster. Both players completed college careers in the 2015-16 season before limited action in the professional ranks to close out the season.