Kernels and LumberKings suspended

Game will be made up as part of a DH on June 16th @ 2:05 PM

By Andrew Pantini | June 15, 2019 9:08 PM ET

Saturday night's game between the Clinton LumberKings and Cedar Rapids Kernels has been suspended with the Kernels leading 2-0 in the top of the 2nd inning.

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Kernels, LumberKings Suspended by Rain

Contest will resume Sunday at 2:05 p.m. with finale to follow

By Chris Kleinhans-Schulz | June 15, 2019 8:53 PM ET

The Cedar Rapids Kernels took a 2-0 lead Saturday against the Clinton LumberKings before play was suspended prior to the second inning due to rain at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Jared Akins produced a two-run home run within the opening stanza that put Cedar Rapids ahead.

The Cedar Rapids Kernels are the Midwest League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Winder, Molina Cut Down LumberKings

Kernels move within one game of wild-card spot

By Chris Kleinhans-Schulz | June 14, 2019 11:11 PM ET

Josh Winder and Derek Molina quieted the Clinton LumberKings in a 3-1 Cedar Rapids Kernels win Friday at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Winder received credit for his team-high-tying fifth victory, and Molina secured his team-leading ninth save in 10 chances.

The Cedar Rapids Kernels are the Midwest League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Wisconsin Wins Despite Rijo's Return

Timber Rattlers avoid sweep with 2-0 victory

By Chris Kleinhans-Schulz | June 13, 2019 10:52 PM ET

Luis Rijo tossed five shutout innings in his first game back with the Cedar Rapids Kernels off the injured list, but the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers scored twice against the bullpen for a 2-0 win Thursday evening in front of a season-high 3,419 fans at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Freisis Adames, Reese Olson, and Anthony Bender pitched the Timber Rattlers (30-36) to a four-hit shutout.

The Cedar Rapids Kernels are the Midwest League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Luis Rijo activated from 7-day Injured List

J.T. Perez assigned to Elizabethton

By Andrew Pantini | June 13, 2019 12:58 PM ET

The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that RHP Luis Rijo has been activated from the 7-day injured list and LHP J.T. Perez has been assigned to Elizabethton. Brian Maloney, Senior Manager of Minor League Operations, announced the moves.

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Bechtold, Martinez Highlight 4-3 Win

Cedar Rapids remains one game behind Burlington in standings

By Chris Kleinhans-Schulz | June 12, 2019 3:46 PM ET

Andrew Bechtold's tiebreaking home run and Jose Martinez's scoreless pitching led the Cedar Rapids Kernels to a 4-3 win Wednesday against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in front of 2,938 fans at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Cedar Rapids (36-30) is still one game behind the Burlington Bees (37-29) for a first-half playoff berth.

The Cedar Rapids Kernels are the Midwest League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Snyder Homers Twice in 4-1 Kernels Victory

Austin Schulfer, Derek Molina bookend win against Wisconsin

By Chris Kleinhans-Schulz | June 11, 2019 10:43 PM ET

Gabe Snyder's first professional multi-homer game powered the Cedar Rapids Kernels to a 4-1 win Tuesday against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in front of 2,592 fans at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Austin Schulfer posted his first quality start and picked up the victory while Derek Molina notched his team-high eighth save.

The Cedar Rapids Kernels are the Midwest League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Long Road Swing Ends with 10-1 Rout

Cedar Rapids wins series, 4-1, to close 9-5 stretch away from home

By Chris Kleinhans-Schulz | June 10, 2019 3:24 PM ET

PEORIA, ILL. - In a Monday matinee at Dozer Park, the Cedar Rapids Kernels tallied a season-high 10 extra-base hits including a season-high-tying three home runs in a 10-1 triumph over the Peoria Chiefs. Kai-Wei Teng earned the victory with his first professional quality start as Cedar Rapids (34-30) won the series, 4-1, and posted a 9-5 record in a 14-game road swing.

The Cedar Rapids Kernels are the Midwest League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Cedar Rapids, Peoria Split Doubleheader

Kernels win opener, 7-2, before falling in second game, 2-1

By Chris Kleinhans-Schulz | June 9, 2019 7:58 PM ET

The Cedar Rapids Kernels picked up a 7-2 victory Sunday against the Peoria Chiefs to open a twin bill split at Dozer Park. Peoria (27-35) bounced back with a 2-1 win against Cedar Rapids (33-30) in the doubleheader finale. The Kernels finished the day with a series lead of 3-1.

The Cedar Rapids Kernels are the Midwest League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Kernels and Twins announce a series of roster moves before today's DH with Peoria

By Andrew Pantini | June 9, 2019 1:08 PM ET

The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that RHP Brian Rapp has been placed on the 7-day injured list with a lower back strain; RHP Tyler Palm has been assigned to Elizabethton; LHP J.T. Perez joins the Kernels from Elizabethton; and RHP Frandy Torrres joins from the GCL Twins. Brian Maloney, Senior Manager of Minor League Operations, announced the moves.

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