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Late defensive miscues haunt Kernels in 5-1 loss

May 17, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – A sloppy ninth inning did the Cedar Rapids Kernels on Tuesday evening against the Lake County Captains as they fell 5-1 in the series opener. With the loss and a Wisconsin win over South Bend, the Kernels lead in the West Division has been trimmed to

Kernels reinstate Ryan Shreve, add David Festa from Fort Myers

May 16, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Kernels have reinstated righthanded pitcher Ryan Shreve off the injured list and have added righthander David Festa from the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels. In a corresponding move, righthanded pitcher Matt Mullenbach has been transferred to the Florida Complex League. With today’s transactions, the

Soularie's monster day helps Kernels take five of six in Peoria

May 15, 2022

Peoria, IL – Cedar Rapids second baseman Alerick Soularie accounted for all six runs as the Kernels took the series finale from Peoria 6-3 on Sunday afternoon. Soularie went 2-for-3 with three runs scored, a triple, a home run and four RBI while John Stankiewicz earned his fifth win of

Gipson-Long dominates, two-out hitting leads Kernels to fifth series win

May 14, 2022

Peoria, IL – Cedar Rapids Kernels righthander Sawyer Gipson-Long carved over 5.0 scoreless innings of two-hit, no walk baseball while striking out seven as the lineup came through with some clutch two-out hitting in a 7-1 series-clinching win on Saturday evening over the Peoria Chiefs. Three Kernels – Aaron Sabato,

Fedko homers in 5-4 Kernels loss

May 13, 2022

Peoria, IL – Cedar Rapids right fielder Kyler Fedko went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and a solo home run in his High-A debut as the Kernels fell 5-4 at the hands of the Peoria Chiefs on Friday evening. Fedko, Jeferson Morales and Willie Joe Garry Jr. each had two-hit

Lineup explodes for season-high 13 runs in romp of Peoria

May 12, 2022

Peoria, IL – The Cedar Rapids Kernels smashed four home runs and plated a season-high 13 runs in a dominant 13-1 win over the Peoria Chiefs on Thursday evening. Wander Javier went 3-for-5 with two homers and five RBI, Jair Camargo homered as part of a three-hit game while Seth

Kernels add Kyler Fedko, Kennie Taylor promoted to Wichita

May 12, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Kernels have added outfielder Kyler Fedko from the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels. In a corresponding move, outfielder Kennie Taylor has been promoted to the AA Wichita Wind Surge. With the two moves, the Kernels’ roster stands at 29 active players. Fedko slashed .318/.422/.466

Pitching dominates, Morales blasts grand slam in 7-1 Kernels win

May 11, 2022

Peoria, IL – Three Cedar Rapids Kernels combined to not allow an earned run and Jeferson Morales belted an eighth-inning grand slam to fuel a 7-1 win over the Peoria Chiefs on Wednesday afternoon. The Kernels now have their best mark of the season at 13 games over .500 and

Kernels homer three times in 10-1 rout of Peoria

May 10, 2022

Peoria, IL – The Cedar Rapids Kernels belted three home runs in support of a brilliant Brent Headrick start on Tuesday evening, dumping the Peoria Chiefs 10-1 in their series opener. Jair Camargo, Will Holland and Alerick Soularie each homered in the win. Cedar Rapids improves to 20-8, matching their

Prato walks off Quad Cities in 11-inning thriller

May 8, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – Stellar pitching was on full display at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Mother’s Day as Anthony Prato and the Cedar Rapids Kernels walked off the Quad Cities River Bandits 2-1 in 11 innings. Kernels pitchers allowed just four hits and three walks while striking out 15 on

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Early offense leads Kernels to 6-4 win over Peoria

April 24, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Kernels plated all six of their runs and had nine of their 11 hits in the first two innings on Sunday, jumping on the Peoria Chiefs early to cap their series with a 6-4 win. The Kernels took five of six from Peoria,