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Rain Postpones Cedar Rapids, Lansing

Makeup game scheduled within Wednesday twin bill
June 22, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Cedar Rapids Kernels and the Lansing Lugnuts had their series opener Tuesday called off due to rain at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. This contest will be made up Wednesday in a doubleheader that will consist of two seven-inning games. First pitch is

Luis Rijo Placed on Injured List

Active Kernels roster sits at 27 players
June 22, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – In conjunction with the Minnesota Twins, the Cedar Rapids Kernels announce that right-handed pitcher Luis Rijo has been placed on the seven-day injured list retroactive to June 21 with a right forearm strain. This move was disseminated by Brian Maloney, Minnesota Twins Senior Manager, Minor League

Dinkelman Earns 100th Win for Cedar Rapids

Kernels defeat Cubs, 9-2, for fifth consecutive triumph
June 20, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Cedar Rapids Kernels manager Brian Dinkelman notched his 100th career victory as part of a 9-2 win Sunday against the South Bend Cubs in front of 2,067 fans at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The Kernels (22-20) own a season-high five-game win streak and

Camargo, Kernels Crush Cubs

Win streak extended to four games
June 19, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Jair Camargo hit two home runs Saturday and helped the Cedar Rapids Kernels earn a 10-2 win against the South Bend Cubs in front of a season-high crowd of 3,451 fans at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The Kernels (21-20) plated nine unanswered runs

Gross, Gray Highlight 6-2 Victory

Kernels host biggest crowd so far in 2021
June 18, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – A winning start from Ben Gross and a solid night at the plate from Seth Gray lifted the Cedar Rapids Kernels to a 6-2 triumph Friday over the South Bend Cubs in front of a season-high crowd of 2,244 fans at Perfect Game Field at Veterans

Kernels Cruise Past Cubs Thursday

Nine unanswered runs finish 12-4 triumph
June 18, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Cedar Rapids Kernels scored a season-high 12 runs including the final nine tallies Thursday within a 12-4 win against the South Bend Cubs at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Cedar Rapids (19-20) earned its second consecutive victory and owns a 2-1 lead over

Cedar Rapids Walks Off South Bend, 4-3

Kernels, Cubs compete in “Copa de la Diversión” contest
June 16, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Michael Helman hit a two-run, walk-off double Wednesday to end a 4-3 comeback win for the Cedar Rapids Kernels against the South Bend Cubs at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Cedar Rapids (18-20) earned its third walk-off victory of the season including its second

Kernels Extend Homer Streak Tuesday

South Bend defeats Cedar Rapids in series opener
June 15, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Max Smith’s first Cedar Rapids Kernels home run brought in the final tally of Tuesday’s opener at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium, but the South Bend Cubs came away with the 9-4 win. Cedar Rapids (17-20) is now on a nine-game homer streak which

Cedar Rapids Falls in Road Trip Finale

Kernels win series, 4-2, while going 7-5 on long road swing
June 13, 2021

BELOIT, Wis. – The Beloit Snappers picked up an 8-5 win Sunday afternoon against the Cedar Rapids Kernels at Pohlman Field. Despite the loss, Cedar Rapids (17-19) still earned a 4-2 series victory and went 7-5 over 12 consecutive road games to begin the month of June. Wander Javier launched

Javier Helps Kernels Win Again

Cedar Rapids earns fourth victory in as many days
June 12, 2021

BELOIT, Wis. – Wander Javier went 2-of-5 Saturday featuring a two-run home run within a 5-1 Cedar Rapids Kernels victory versus the Beloit Snappers at Pohlman Field. Javier owns an eight-game hit streak, and the Kernels (17-18) secured a series win over the Snappers (16-19) thanks to a season-best fourth

Homer-Happy Cedar Rapids Blasts Beloit

Cardiac Kernels went deep late and often once again
June 11, 2021

BELOIT, Wis. – The Cedar Rapids Kernels finished a game by scoring six unanswered runs on home runs for the second night in a row and won Friday’s meeting with the Beloit Snappers, 7-5, at Pohlman Field. Cedar Rapids (16-18) is on a three-game win streak and leads Beloit (16-18)

Helman, Cabbage Power Kernels Thursday

Cedar Rapids earns 10-7 come-from-behind victory
June 10, 2021

BELOIT, Wis. – Two-run home runs from Michael Helman and Trey Cabbage put the Cedar Rapids Kernels ahead for good in a 10-7 win Thursday against the Beloit Snappers at Pohlman Field. Cedar Rapids improved to 15-18 overall while securing a 2-1 advantage in its six-game series at Beloit (16-17).

Luis Rijo Joins Active Kernels Roster

Leobaldo Cabrera promoted to Double-A Wichita in additional move
June 10, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Cedar Rapids Kernels announce that right-handed pitcher Luis Rijo has been reinstated from the temporary inactive list. Plus, outfielder Leobaldo Cabrera has been transferred from the Kernels to the Double-A Wichita Wind Surge. These roster moves are announced in conjunction with the Minnesota Twins as

Cedar Rapids Dominates Beloit in 8-2 Win

Wednesday’s contest highlighted by Spencer Steer, strikeouts
June 9, 2021

BELOIT, Wis. – Career efforts for Spencer Steer, Kody Funderburk, and Jordan Gore carried the Cedar Rapids Kernels towards an 8-2 victory Wednesday versus the Beloit Snappers at Pohlman Field. Steer tallied a personal-best three extra-base hits including a pair of home runs. Funderburk and Gore set career highs in

Beloit Wins Opener Versus Cedar Rapids

Bullpen, late offense key Snapper victory
June 8, 2021

BELOIT, Wis. – The Cedar Rapids Kernels grabbed a 4-1 third-inning lead Tuesday at Pohlman Field, but the Beloit Snappers rallied for a 5-4 triumph to start a six-game series. The Snappers (16-15) benefitted from 6.1 shutout innings of relief pitching and four unanswered runs of offense. During the second

Cody Laweryson Activated from Injured List

Right-handed pitcher slated to start series opener at Beloit
June 8, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – In conjunction with the Minnesota Twins, the Cedar Rapids Kernels announce that right-handed pitcher Cody Laweryson has been activated from the seven-day injured list. This roster move was disseminated by Twins Senior Manager, Minor League Operations Brian Maloney. Laweryson is a returning member of the Kernels

Steer, Six-Run Sixth Lift Kernels to Victory

Cedar Rapids, Fort Wayne split six-game series
June 6, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Spencer Steer’s first professional multi-homer game and a six-run go-ahead rally during the sixth inning Sunday highlighted an 11-3 Cedar Rapids Kernels win against the Fort Wayne TinCaps at Parkview Field. Cedar Rapids (13-17) and Fort Wayne (13-16) finished the series with a 3-3 split. Steer

Kernels Blow Out TinCaps, 11-5

Cedar Rapids seeks series split in Sunday’s finale
June 5, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Cedar Rapids Kernels jumped out to a 10-run lead Saturday at Parkview Field before finishing with an 11-5 wire-to-wire win over the Fort Wayne TinCaps. The Kernels (12-17) have an opportunity to split this six-game series Sunday afternoon versus the TinCaps (13-15) following the six-run

Matt Canterino Placed on Injured List

12-game Kernels road swing continues Saturday night at Fort Wayne
June 5, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Cedar Rapids Kernels and the Minnesota Twins announce that pitcher Matt Canterino is now on the seven-day injured list because of a right elbow strain. Brian Maloney, Minnesota Twins Senior Manager, Minor League Operations, disseminated the move. Canterino went 1-0 with a 1.00 ERA over

Fort Wayne Slides Past Cedar Rapids

Wander Javier, Jon Olsen lead Kernels in one-run game
June 4, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – In a close contest Friday at Parkview Field, the Fort Wayne TinCaps came from behind for a 4-3 victory versus the Cedar Rapids Kernels. Wander Javier either scored or drove in every run for Cedar Rapids (11-17), and Jon Olsen provided strong pitching over a career-high

Comeback Comes Up Short at Fort Wayne

Kernels faced pair of six-run deficits before losing by 8-6 margin
June 3, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Despite slugging three home runs featuring a ninth-inning grand slam from Leobaldo Cabrera, the Cedar Rapids Kernels lost to the Fort Wayne TinCaps, 8-6, Thursday at Parkview Field. Cedar Rapids (11-16) rallied against multiple six-run deficits but was unable to complete the comeback. The TinCaps (12-14)

TinCaps Top Kernels Wednesday

Series tied, 1-1, heading into Thursday
June 2, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Fort Wayne TinCaps defeated the Cedar Rapids Kernels, 6-1, Wednesday evening at Parkview Field. This six-game series is now even at 1-1 with Fort Wayne improving to 11-14 overall and Cedar Rapids dropping to 11-15 for the season. TinCaps pitchers Anderson Espinoza and Edwuin Bencomo

Camargo, Cabbage Homer in 7-4 Road Win

Cedar Rapids defeats Fort Wayne during series opener
June 1, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Home runs by Jair Camargo and Trey Cabbage bookended the scoring in a 7-4 Cedar Rapids Kernels victory Tuesday against the Fort Wayne TinCaps at Parkview Field. Cedar Rapids (11-14) currently leads all High-A Central teams with 28 round-trippers over 25 games played. Camargo lifted the

Yeltsin Encarnacion Assigned to Wichita

Kernels start month of June with 28 players on active roster
June 1, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – In conjunction with the Minnesota Twins, the Cedar Rapids Kernels announce that infielder Yeltsin Encarnacion has been transferred to the Double-A Wichita Wind Surge. This roster move was disseminated by Brian Maloney, Minnesota Twins Senior Manager, Minor League Operations. A native of Azua, Dominican Republic, Encarnacion

Javier, Helman Slam Wisconsin in 10-2 Win

Kernels close homestand with victory over Timber Rattlers
May 30, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Wander Javier and Michael Helman both hit grand slams Sunday afternoon for the Cedar Rapids Kernels in a 10-2 triumph against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in front of 2,001 fans at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Cedar Rapids (10-14) tallied a season-high 10 runs