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Kernels hire new broadcaster

December 1, 2021

Kernels announce the new voice of the Kernels For Immediate Release: Contact: Jessica Fergesen (319) 896-7608 Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids have announced the hiring of Thomas Breach, the new voice of the Cedar Rapids Kernels. Breach joins the Kernels after spending three seasons just up Interstate 380

Noon Games Return to Kernels in 2022

November 11, 2021

Kernels Noon Games Return: 2022 Game Times Announced For Immediate Release: Contact: Jessica Fergesen (319) 896-7608 Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Kernels in conjunction with Major League Baseball have released their 2022 game times for all 66 games. The biggest highlight of 2022 will be the return of

Isola named Harmon Killebrew Winner

November 2, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dustin Morse Monday, November 1, 2021 (612) 659-3472 TWINS ANNOUNCE 2021 HARMON KILLEBREW AWARD WINNERS Annual community service award is given to a member of each full-season affiliate MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Twins today announced the 2021 Harmon Killebrew Award winners for outstanding minor

Ben Gross named All-Star

October 7, 2021

Ben Gross named High-A League All-Star CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Minor League Baseball™ and the Cedar Rapids Kernels announce that pitcher Ben Gross was named to the High-A Central All-Star team. On the season Gross recorded a 3.62 ERA, and 106 strikeouts in 17 games and held a 5-2 record.

Iowa native Matt Mullenbach to Cedar Rapids 

September 25, 2021

Iowa native Matt Mullenbach to Cedar Rapids from the Fort Myers Sean Mooney placed on 7-day IL CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – In conjunction with the Minnesota Twins, the Cedar Rapids Kernels announce the following roster moves made today, September 25th. Pitcher Sean Mooney was placed on the 7 Day IL

Kernels offense shut down in game 2, series even

September 22, 2021

Kernels offense shut down in game 2; series even CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Cedar Rapids Kernels were shut out in Game 2 of the HACL championship series against the Quad Cities River Bandits, falling 6-0. The series is now even 1-1. The River Bandits started off the scoring with

Kernels take a 1-0 lead in HACL Championship Series on Camargo home run 

Varland didn't surrender a run after the second inning and went seven frames in Game 1 win
September 21, 2021

Box score > CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Cedar Rapids Kernels defeated the Quad Cities River Bandits in Game 1 of the HACL championship series on Tuesday evening, 2-1. The Kernels take a 1-0 lead in the best of five series. The River Bandits scored first in the top of

Julien's 3-run double propels Kernels to win over Peoria

September 17, 2021

Julien's 3-run double propels Kernels to win over Peoria PEORIA, Illinois -- The Cedar Rapids Kernels ended their three-game losing streak after coming from behind to defeat Peoria on Thursday evening, 5-3. Peoria got on the board first in the bottom of the second inning with an RBI sacrifice fly

Steven Cruz placed on 7-day IL & Ryan Shreve reinstated from 7-day IL

September 16, 2021

Steven Cruz placed on 7-day IL & Ryan Shreve reinstated from 7-day IL CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – In conjunction with the Minnesota Twins, the Cedar Rapids Kernels announce the following roster moves made today, September 16th. Pitcher Steven Cruz was placed on the 7 Day IL and pitcher, Ryan Shreve

Varland ties career-high 11 strikeouts, but Kernels fall

September 16, 2021

Varland ties career-high 11 strikeouts, but Kernels fall PEORIA, Illinois -- For the first time this season, the Cedar Rapids Kernels lost back-to-back games to the Peoria Chiefs after dropping Wednesday's contest, 2-1. Kernels' starter Louie Varland pitched a gem despite getting the loss. He pitched six innings, gave up

Kernels offense shut down in series opener in Peoria 

September 14, 2021

Text of release is below: Kernels offense shut down in series opener in Peoria PEORIA, Illinois -- The Cedar Rapids Kernels dropped their series opener against Peoria on Tuesday evening, 6-1. The Kernels had trouble against Peoria starting pitcher, Connor Lunn. He went seven innings, only gave up four hits,

Casey Legumina from Fort Myers & Wander Javier to IL

September 13, 2021

Casey Legumina from Fort Myers & Wander Javier to IL Melvi Acosta transferred to Wichita CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – In conjunction with the Minnesota Twins, the Cedar Rapids Kernels announce the following roster moves. Infielder Wander Javier was placed on the 7 Day IL on September 12th. Pitcher, Casey Legimina

2022 Kernels Schedule Released

September 13, 2021

2022 Kernels Schedule Released For Immediate Release: Contact: Jessica Fergesen (319) 896-7608 Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Kernels in conjunction with Major League Baseball have released their 2022 schedule. The Kernels will play in the West Division of the 12-team High-A Central League. The Kernels open the 132-game

Kernels comeback falls short against Wisconsin in the finale 

September 12, 2021

APPLETON, Wisconsin -- On Saturday, the Cedar Rapids Kernels were able to make a comeback, but came up short on Sunday in the series finale to Wisconsin, 5-4. The Timber Rattlers jumped out to the early lead. For most of the series, the Kernels were using the home run ball

Kernels win in extras over Wisconsin

September 11, 2021

APPLETON, Wisconsin -- The Kernels fought back to win in extra innings over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Saturday. Cedar Rapids won 5-4 in 10 innings, extending its winning streak to four games. Kernels struck first with another home run, this time DaShawn Keirsey joined the parade with a two-run

Kernels dominate in win over Wisconsin

September 9, 2021

Text of release is below: Kernels dominate in win over Wisconsin APPLETON, Wisconsin -- For the second straight game, the Kernels plated 11 runs after defeating the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Thursday evening, 11-5. The Kernels got the scoring going right away in the top of the first when Michael

Long ball helps Kernels dominate Wisconsin

September 8, 2021

APPLETON, Wisconsin -- The long ball nearly brought the Cedar Rapids Kernels back from a six-run deficit on Tuesday, but on Wednesday, it gave them a dominating win over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, 11-5. The Kernels started the scoring in the top of the third inning when Edouard Julien hit

Kernels almost get comeback against Wisconsin but fall 8-7 

September 8, 2021

APPLETON, Wisconsin -- The Cedar Rapids Kernels nearly came back from being down six runs but eventually lost 8-7 in the series opener to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Tuesday evening. The Timber Rattlers opened the game with six runs in the bottom of the first inning. Eleven batters came

Steven Cruz transferred from Fort Myers

September 7, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – In conjunction with the Minnesota Twins, the Cedar Rapids Kernels announce the following roster moves effective today. Pitcher, Steven Cruz have been transferred to the Kernels from Fort Myers and OF, DaShawn Keirsey Jr. has been activated from the IL. Both and will be available to

Steven Cruz transferred from Fort Myers

September 7, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – In conjunction with the Minnesota Twins, the Cedar Rapids Kernels announce the following roster moves effective today. Pitcher, Steven Cruz have been transferred to the Kernels from Fort Myers, and OF, DaShawn Keirsey Jr. has been activated from the IL. Both and will be available to

Kernels split series with Quad Cities

September 5, 2021

Kernels split series with Quad Cities CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Cedar Rapids Kernels split their series with the Quad Cities River Bandits after falling in the series finale on Sunday, 6-4. The River Bandits struck first in the top of the first inning. Logan Porter brought in Maikel Garcia

Kernels rally falls short against River Bandits

September 3, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Quad Cities evened its series with the Cedar Rapids Kernels after winning on Friday evening at Perfect Game Field, 9-5. The Kernels struck first in the bottom of the third inning with a solo home run to left field from Daniel Ozoria. It was his

Kyle Schmidt & Carlos Suniaga join Kernels 

September 3, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – In conjunction with the Minnesota Twins, the Cedar Rapids Kernels announce the following roster moves effective today. Catcher, Kyle Schmidt and Pitcher, Carlos Suniaga have been transferred to the Kernels and will be available to play in tonight’s contest against the River Bandits. These moves were

Kernels walk-off in wild 9th over River Bandits

September 2, 2021

Text of release is below: Kernels walk-off in wild 9th over River Bandits CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Both the Cedar Rapids Kernels and Quad Cities River Bandits traded jabs on Thursday evening, but the Kernels came out on top in the end with a 10-9 victory. The River Bandits drew

Jon Olsen placed on the 7-day IL

September 2, 2021

Jon Olsen placed on the 7-day IL CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – In conjunction with the Minnesota Twins, the Cedar Rapids Kernels announce the following roster moves effective today. Pitcher, Jon Olsen has been placed on the 7-day IL. These moves were announced by Minnesota Twins Senior Manager, Minor League Operations