LaMonte Wade, Jr. joins Kernels on MLB rehab assignment

Played for Kernels during 2015 and 2016 seasons

By Andrew Pantini | August 17, 2019 1:51 PM ET

The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that OF LaMonte Wade, Jr. will join the Kernels on an MLB rehab assignment. Brian Maloney, Senior Manager of Minor League Operations, announced the moves.

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Canterino Wins 4-0 Combined Shutout

Wander Javier leads offense with four-hit performance

By Chris Kleinhans-Schulz | August 16, 2019 11:01 PM ET

In a matchup between 2019 draft picks, Matt Canterino and the Cedar Rapids Kernels defeated Ethan Small and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers by a final score of 4-0 at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium. Wander Javier went 4-of-5 with two singles and two doubles as Cedar Rapids (31-22, 70-53) earned a 2-1 series victory.

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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Rijo, Solo Shots Highlight 2-1 Victory

Gilberto Celestino, Wander Javier hit home runs for Cedar Rapids

By Chris Kleinhans-Schulz | August 15, 2019 10:53 PM ET

Luis Rijo provided a dominant seven-inning start Thursday at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium to win a 2-1 decision Thursday for the Cedar Rapids Kernels against Los Cascabeles de Wisconsin - the "Copa de la Diversión" identity of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers.

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 Wednesday's Opener

Cedar Rapids loses close contest to begin 10-game road swing

By Chris Kleinhans-Schulz | August 14, 2019 11:20 PM ET

Yeison Coca's two-out, walk-off single propelled the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers to a 3-2 win Wednesday against the Cedar Rapids Kernels at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium. Wisconsin (28-23, 59-61) also secured a 1-0 advantage in this three-game series.

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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Jose Martinez activated from 7-day Injured List

Alex Schick placed on 7-day Injured List

By Andrew Pantini | August 14, 2019 3:35 PM ET

The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that RHP Jose Martinez has been activated from the 7-day injured list and RHP Alex Schick has been placed on the 7-day injured list, retroactive to August 13th, with left hamstring strain. Brian Maloney, Senior Manager of Minor League Operations, announced the moves.

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Kernels playoff tickets on sale NOW!

First playoff game is Wednesday, September 4th!

By Andrew Pantini | August 13, 2019 2:09 PM ET

For the seventh season in a row, the Cedar Rapids Kernels have qualified for the Midwest League post-season playoffs, this time as the First Half Western Division Wild Card. They will host a playoff game on Wednesday, September 4th at 6:35 PM versus the Quad Cities River Bandits.

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Beloit Tops Cedar Rapids in Series Finale

Kernels still win three-game set, 2-1

By Chris Kleinhans-Schulz | August 12, 2019 10:53 PM ET

The Cedar Rapids Kernels were denied in another sweep opportunity against the Beloit Snappers within a 4-3 loss Monday at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Beloit (22-28, 49-69) picked up exactly one victory in all four series played so far against Cedar Rapids (29-21, 68-52) with the Kernels winning the series every time.

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, Celestino Launch Kernels to 4-2 Win

Andrew Cabezas, Erik Cha pitch for Cedar Rapids in comeback victory

By Chris Kleinhans-Schulz | August 11, 2019 6:19 PM ET

Solo home runs from Gabe Snyder and Gilberto Celestino gave the Cedar Rapids Kernels a 4-2 triumph Sunday against the Beloit Snappers in front of 3,262 fans at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Andrew Cabezas earned the win with a quality start, and Erik Cha picked up the save in his Midwest League debut.

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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Erik Cha joins Kernels from Elizabethton

Brian Rapp placed on 7-day Injured List

By Andrew Pantini | August 11, 2019 12:24 PM ET

The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that LHP Erik Cha has joined the Kernels from Elizabethton and RHP Brian Rapp has been placed on the 7-day injured list with a left groin strain. Brian Maloney, Senior Manager of Minor League Operations, announced the moves.

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Singles Send Kernels Past Snappers

5-4 Cedar Rapids victory opens three-game homestand

By Chris Kleinhans-Schulz | August 10, 2019 11:23 PM ET

Six consecutive singles in the seventh inning Saturday pushed the Cedar Rapids Kernels ahead of the Beloit Snappers within a 5-4 win in front of 3,881 fans at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Gilberto Celestino led the offense by recording the franchise's first five-hit game in more than two years.

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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