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South Bend advances to the Midwest League Championship Series

September 16, 2022

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Kernels lost 9-3 to the South Bend Cubs in Game 3 of the Western Division Championship Series on Friday night in Cedar Rapids. South Bend will now play Lake County in the Midwest League Championship Series. South Bend jumped ahead early with a four-run 1st

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

KERNELS SPLIT DOUBLEHEADER WITH WISCONSIN

August 20, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – Cedar Rapids split a doubleheader with Wisconsin Saturday night, rallying for an 8-3 win after dropping the opener 6-2. The first game was the completion of Friday’s weather-suspended game. The Kernels trailed the nightcap 3-1 in the second inning when Seth Gray tied the score with

GAME FOUR OF SERIES AGAINST WISCONSIN SUSPENDED BY RAIN TO BE COMPLETED SATURDAY NIGHT

August 19, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – Game four of the series between Cedar Rapids and Wisconsin was suspended by rain and lightning in the fourth inning tonight after a 67-minute rain delay. Play is scheduled to resume at 5:35 PM tomorrow. Cedar Rapids trails the Timber Rattlers, with the Kernels coming to

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 RALLY FOR 2-1 OVER WISCONSIN IN SECOND GAME OF SERIES

August 17, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – Cedar Rapids scored a pair of runs in the sixth inning, in a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. Pat Winkel drove in the tying run with one-out and two on base in the frame. His single to center field scored Jake Rucker and

Rozek Promoted & Nowlin Joins Kernels

August 17, 2022

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – In conjunction with the Minnesota Twins, the Cedar Rapids Kernels announce the following roster moves effective today. Cedar Rapids pitcher, Aaron Rozek has been promoted to the Wichita Wind Surge. Pitcher, Jaylen Nowlin will join the Cedar Rapids Kernels from Fort Myers Mighty Mussels. These moves

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.

Bunnies fall 7-2 at Field of Dreams

Fedko went 1-for-3 with a run and an RBI; four Bunnies relievers fired scoreless outings
August 9, 2022

Dyersville, IA – In a historic first-ever Minor League game at the MLB Field of Dreams Stadium, the Cedar Rapids Bunnies fell 7-2 to the Davenport Blue Sox on Tuesday evening. Jake Rucker went 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored, Kyler Fedko went 1-for-3 with a run and

Late heroics spark 4-3 Kernels win in finale

August 7, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – Cedar Rapids plated three unanswered in the sixth and seventh innings to steal a 4-3 win from the Beloit Sky Carp on Sunday afternoon in the series finale. Will Holland launched a game-tying solo homer before Alerick Soularie provided the go-ahead RBI on double in the

Kernels bats go cold in 2-1 loss to Beloit

August 6, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids lineup was quieted in a 2-1 loss to the Beloit Sky Carp on Saturday evening. Wander Javier and Jeferson Morales each had two-hit nights, but the rest of the lineup combined for just three hits and collectively struck out 13 times, going 1-for-8

Lights-out relief leads Kernels to win No. 60

August 5, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – Kernels relievers Matt Mullenbach, Brad Hanner and Miguel Rodriguez combined to fire 7.0 shutout frames as Cedar Rapids snapped their three-game losing streak with a 7-2 win over the Beloit Sky Carp on Busch Light Night. Pat Winkel homered, Will Holland had a three-hit night while

Rocky sixth sinks Kernels in Thursday heartbreaker

August 4, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – A four-run sixth sunk the Cedar Rapids Kernels on Thursday evening in a 5-4 loss to the Beloit Sky Carp. Seth Gray collected his second straight three-hit game while Alerick Soularie and Will Holland each tallied a pair of knocks to lead the Kernels lineup. Cedar

Gray's monster afternoon spoiled as Kernels fall 9-5

August 3, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – Kernels first baseman Seth Gray went 3-for-4 with a double and four RBI but the pitching staff faltered as Cedar Rapids fell 9-5 to the Beloit Sky Carp on Wednesday afternoon. Yunior Severino provided a 2-for-4 day at the plate, scoring a run and doubling home

Kernels dumped in Tuesday slugfest

August 2, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Kernels saw five players record multi-hit nights but the pitching staff surrendered a season-worst 15 knocks in an 11-6 loss to the Beloit Sky Carp on Tuesday evening. Kyler Fedko had three hits while Yunior Severino, Jake Rucker, Seth Gray and Will Holland

Sabato earns second MWL Player of the Week honor

August 1, 2022

Cedar Rapids, IA – Cedar Rapids Kernels first baseman Aaron Sabato has been named Midwest League Player of the Week for July 25-31. Sabato went 7-for-21 at the plate and led the league in home runs (4), runs scored (10), RBI (11), extra-base hits (6), slugging (1.000) and OPS (1.500)

Sabato's big day leads Kernels to series win over Timber Rattlers

July 31, 2022

Appleton, WI – Kernels first baseman Aaron Sabato went 3-for-4 with two home runs and five RBI to fuel a 9-2 win over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Sunday afternoon, earning Cedar Rapids a 4-2 series win on the road. Jake Rucker scored four runs as part of a 2-for-4