Former Chiefs in Spring Training with other MLB Teams
As you know there are former Chiefs scattered all around the MLB as well not just in the Cardinals organization. Here are some notable players who used to don the Peoria jersey and now are contributing to various MLB clubs. The updates are based on stats last updated on March 12, 2018.
Javier Baez- The Cubs infielder is off to a .314 start at the plate this spring with four RBI.
Chicago White Sox
Welington Castillo- The former Chiefs catcher is beginning his first season on the south side of Chicago hitting .222 with one home run and five RBI in Mesa, Arizona.
Brandon Guyer- Guyer has not played yet this spring due to a wrist injury but he will competing for a roster spot with the Indians.
DJ LeMahieu- The gold glover is hitting .417 which is near the top of the Rockies camp and has a .917 OPS but has not recorded any RBI or other notable stats yet.
Jim Adduci- The slugging outfielder has cranked out two homers this spring and five RBI to go along with a stellar .375 batting average.
Marwin Gonzalez- Fresh off a World Series title, he currently holds a .346 batting average and has one RBI off his solo homer this spring.
Los Angeles Angels
Blake Parker- The former Chiefs right hander is 0–2 this spring with the Angels carrying a 9.82 ERA with five strikeouts over three and third innings of work.
Albert Pujols- Pujols has four hits in 24 at-bats this spring and his stat line is highlighted by four RBI.
Kyle Barraclough- He has a pristine 0.00 ERA through three innings of work in three appearances and Barraclough has punched out four batters this spring.
Justin Bour- Another former Chiefs player with four early RBI, Bour’s average is at .190.
New York Mets
Jerry Blevins- The veteran left hander has pitched four innings out of the bullpen for the Mets allowing two runs on three hits for a 4.50 ERA while striking out three batters.
Ryan Buchter- Buchter has scattered four hits over three innings of work for a perfect 0.00 ERA and has four strikeouts to his credit.
Ryan Flaherty- The 31 year old has put together a spring consisting of a .316 batting average and four RBI.
Josh Harrison- Through eight games, the former Chiefs infielder has four hits in 21 at-bats.
San Diego Padres
Luis Perdomo- The right hander has made two appearances including one start this spring. Over six innings, Perdomo surrendered seven runs on eight hits for a 10.50 ERA and he has struck out seven batters.
Matt Szczur- Through five games with the Padres this spring, Szczur has one home run and two RBI.
San Francisco Giants
Jeff Samardzija- In three starts and seven and a third innings on the mound, Samardzija has compiled a 9.82 ERA with a 0–1 record and five strikeouts.
Tampa Bay Rays
Chris Archer- In three starts and six and a third innings on the hill, Archer has collected a 5.68 ERA with a 0–1 record and four strikeouts.
Darwin Barney- Barney moves over to the Rangers this season and so far in spring, he’s hitting .250 with an RBI.
Austin Bibens-Dirkx- After three appearances and five innings on the mound, the right hander surrendered one earned run on five hits for a 1.80 ERA while adding three strikeouts.
Robinson Chirinos- This former Chiefs catcher is batting .313 with a long ball and two RBI.
Toronto Blue Jays
Josh Donaldson- Donaldson wound up staying put with the Blue Jays and in seven games this spring he has three hits in 11 at-bats along with one RBI.
You’re up to date with all of the different Chiefs at spring training. Keep checking Playing in Peoria for more posts from Nathan and I as we get closer to Chiefs opening day.