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CEDAR RAPIDS EVENS WESTERN DIVISION PLAYOFF SERIES

September 15, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – Faced with elimination from the Midwest League’s Western Division championship series, the Kernels did what they needed to do in game two of the best-of-three series. Cedar Rapids rallied for a 5-3 victory over the South Bend Cubs at Perfect Game at Veterans Stadium. The Kernels

Kernels, Cubs Will Play For MWL’s Western Division Title, Starting Tuesday

September 11, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Kernels lacked the timely hitting they needed in their final regular season game of 2022. Cedar Rapids scattered six hits over the course of nine innings and fell to the South Bend Cubs 9-2 at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Stadium in Cedar Rapids Sunday

Povich carves, three homers power Kernels to 6-2 win over Quad Cities

May 7, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Kernels brought the fireworks early on Saturday evening as Anthony Prato and Will Holland led off the first two frames with homers while Aaron Sabato added a three-run shot of his own in a 6-2 win over Quad Cities. Cade Povich carved up

Prato homers, Cedar Rapids falls to River Bandits

May 6, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Kernels managed just three hits – one being an Anthony Prato solo home run in the sixth – as they fell 6-2 to the Quad Cities River Bandits on Friday evening. A pair of two-run home runs in the first and second innings

KERNELS WIN 2-1 LEAD BY STELLAR PITCHING PERFORMANCES

September 8, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – One timely swing of the bat was enough for the Kernels to guarantee themselves a split of their final home stand of the regular season. Leftfielder Jefferson Morales connected for his seventh home run of the season, providing Cedar Rapids enough runs to beat South Bend

KERNELS TAKE WIN FIRST GAME OF FINAL REGULAR-SEASON HOME STAND 

September 7, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – In a playoff preview series, Cedar Rapids started off its final home stand of the season with a victory. The Kernels sent nine batters to plate and six runs off three hits in the bottom of the eighth inning, as they defeated the South Bend Cubs

Kernels announce their 2022 Hall of Fame Class

August 31, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Baseball Hall of Fame Class for 2022 has been selected and will be recognized with a special pre-game ceremony prior to the Tuesday, September 6th game against the South Bend Cubs. Ronald “Roady” Plein | Roady was the long time Equipment Manager who

KERNELS AND CUBS CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER SATURDAY EVENING

September 10, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – Saturday game, September 10, has been cancelled. Tonight’s game, on Sept. 10th qualifies as an official rain out. Sunday, September 11th UPDATE: Sunday’s final game of the 2022 regular season between the Cubs and Kernels will be a 9-inning game starting at 2:05 PM (gates opening

Stankiewicz shoves, Sabato homers in 5-3 Kernels win

May 5, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – Righthander John Stankiewicz retired 15 of 16 batters faced in his High-A debut while Aaron Sabato homered as part of a two-hit game, leading the Cedar Rapids Kernels to a 5-3 win over the Quad Cities River Bandits on Thursday evening. Stankiewicz struck out seven and

Cedar Rapids Records Win With 8th-Inning Rally 

September 7, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – For the Kernels, the second game of their playoff preview series against South Bend seemed like a carbon copy of the first game. For the second-straight night, Cedar Rapids plated six runs in the eighth inning and walked away with a win. Wednesday night’s 8-4 decision

Headrick dominates as three Kernels combine for one-hit shutout of Quad Cities

May 4, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – Cedar Rapids Kernels lefthander Brent Headrick struck out a season-high 10 batters and tied a career-best with 6.0 scoreless innings of one-hit, one-walk baseball as he, Orlando Rodriguez and Andrew Cabezas combined for a one-hit shutout of the Quad Cities River Bandits on Wednesday evening. The

Cubs get all four runs in the sixth inning

September 9, 2022

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Kernels lost 4-1 to the South Bend Cubs on Friday night. The Cubs earned their first win of the series by scoring all four runs in the sixth inning. The Kernels broke a scoreless tie with a run in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Christian Encarnacion-Strand named Midwest League Player of the Month

May 4, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – Cedar Rapids Kernels third baseman Christian-Encarnacion-Strand has been named April’s Midwest League Player of the Month as Minor League Baseball announced their first monthly awards across the 11 levels on Wednesday afternoon. Encarnacion-Strand led the Midwest League in average (.410), hits (32), total bases (53), RBI

Late River Bandits rally leads to heartbreaking Kernels loss

May 3, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Kernels led 2-0 entering the ninth inning in their series opener against Quad Cities but saw the River Bandits put up a three-spot in the final frame to steal a 3-2 final. Cedar Rapids has now lost four in a row, falling to

Kernels add Orlando Rodriguez, Legumina and German promoted to Wichita

May 2, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Minnesota Twins have transferred righthanded pitcher Orlando Rodriguez to the Cedar Rapids Kernels while promoting righthanded pitchers Casey Legumina and Osiris German to AA Wichita. With the transactions, the Kernels roster now stands at 29. Rodriguez made four appearances with two starts in 2021 with

Bats go cold in 7-1 loss to Sky Carp

April 30, 2022

Beloit, WI – The Cedar Rapids Kernels went 0-for-7 with runners in scoring position and as they fell 7-1 to the Beloit Sky Carp on Saturday evening. A four-run seventh powered by a pair of Beloit two-run home runs put the game out of reach. With a Wisconsin loss in

John Stankiewicz promoted to Cedar Rapids

April 30, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Minnesota Twins have transferred righthanded pitcher John Stankiewicz to the Cedar Rapids Kernels from Class A Fort Myers. With the addition of Stankiewicz, the Kernels’ roster now stands at 30 active players. Stankiewicz went 3-0 in his first four starts with the Mighty Mussels, working

Three Two-Run Home Runs Result In 7-3 Victory

August 21, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – Cedar Rapids wrapped up its six-game series against Wisconsin Sunday afternoon, winning the finale 7-3 at Perfect Game at Veterans Stadium. The Kernels showed their power at the plate, hitting a trio of two-run home runs. Seth Gray connected for his 14th round-tripper of the season

PEREZ HOME RUN GIVES KERNELS 1-0 WIN IN PITCHERS’ DUEL

August 18, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – Cedar Rapids was limited to just one hit on the night, but it was enough. The Kernels won a pitchers’ duel over Wisconsin, beating the Timber Rattlers 1-0 in the third game of the series. Mikey Perez connected for the lone hit. Playing in just his

Kernels walked off in heartbreaker

April 29, 2022

Beloit, WI – The Cedar Rapids Kernels were walked off 3-2 at the hands of the Beloit Sky Carp on Friday evening, falling for the first time in the season series. Cedar Rapids held a 2-0 lead going into the bottom of the eighth before Beloit tied it up. Sean

Kernels fall 6-5 in ten

August 10, 2022

Davenport, IA – The Cedar Rapids Kernels were walked off 6-5 on Wednesday evening by the Quad Cities River Bandits. Kyler Fedko and Mikey Perez each had a pair of doubles on the night while Brooks Lee went 1-for-4 with a walk and a run scored in his Kernels debut.

Kernels improve Minor League-leading record to 15-3 with third shutout of 2022

April 28, 2022

Beloit, WI – Three pitchers combined for a six-hit shutout of the Beloit Sky Carp on Thursday evening as the Cedar Rapids Kernels won their fifth straight game and improved to 15-3. Cedar Rapids owns the best record in all of Minor League Baseball by winning percentage and remains three

Kernels done in by big innings, settle for split in Beloit

May 1, 2022

Beloit, WI – The Cedar Rapids Kernels saw the Beloit Sky Carp put up four multi-run innings – three three-run frames and one four-run crooked number – as they fell 13-6 on Sunday afternoon, taking a 3-3 series split. Cedar Rapids surrendered a season-high 13 hits to account for the

Holland delivers go-ahead hit as Kernels win fourth straight

April 27, 2022

Beloit, WI – Cedar Rapids Kernels centerfielder Will Holland laced a go-ahead RBI single to plate Wander Javier in the eighth, sealing a 2-1 game two win on the road against the Beloit Sky Carp. Javier and Seth Gray each supplied multi-hit games as the Kernels improve to 14-3 –

Four Kernels combine for three-hit shutout of Sky Carp

April 26, 2022

Beloit, WI – Four Cedar Rapids Kernels pitchers combined for a three-hit shutout of the Beloit Sky Carp on Tuesday evening, opening the six-game road trip with their third straight win. The Kernels held Beloit hitless before a two-out single in the fifth, finishing with 10 strikeouts and allowing just