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Hot Corner Carry-Out | Week 3

Pre-Order Ballpark Food | Pick Up 5/29
May 21, 2020

With the Kernels season currently delayed, this is your chance to enjoy a Bacon Cheeseburger, Philly Cheesesteak, or Pulled Pork Sandwich basket! Last week was so fun, we can't wait to see you again this week! We will begin taking orders by phone Tuesday, May 26th at 9 AM for

Kernels NOon GAME

Enjoy Ballpark Food at Veterans Memorial Stadium
May 16, 2020

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - We are so excited to invite you all to our "No Game" on May 20th from 11 am - 1 pm. All fans are welcome and admission is FREE. At the No Game, fans can enjoy ballpark food and drinks as well as time inside Veterans

2020 Nick Adenhart Memorial Scholarship Deadline Approaching

April 1, 2020

Cedar Rapids, IA - The application deadline for the eighth annual Nick Adenhart Memorial Scholarship, administered by the Kernels Foundation, is Friday, April 10th.  Nick Adenhart was a bright young pitcher who played for the Cedar Rapids Kernels in 2006, and he was a rising star in the Los Angeles Angels

Nominations Open for 2020 Kid Heroes Ceremony

March 27, 2020

Cedar Rapids, IA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels are seeking nominations for their third annual Kid Heroes Recognition Ceremony sponsored by O'Brien Family McDonald's. This special group will represent kids who have used the services of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois.  The ceremony for the

Veterans Memorial Stadium Closed for 4 Weeks

March 17, 2020

Dear Cedar Rapids Kernels Fans,Over the last week, the outlook for the 2020 baseball season has changed. Spring Training was closed last week, and it was announced that there would be a delay to the start of the Major League and Minor League Baseball seasons. This includes the Cedar Rapids

Kernels release the 2020 Promotional Schedule

February 26, 2020

2020 THEME NIGHTS  Future Engineers Day | Sunday, April 19  Star Wars Night | Saturday, May 23Iowa PBS Day with Cat In The Hat & Arthur |Sunday, May 24Urban Acres & RayGun T-shirt Giveaway| Saturday, June 13EFY Pink Jersey Night| Thursday, June 25 Princess Day | Sunday, June 28Wizardry Night | Saturday, July 11Superhero Day | Sunday, July 26Busch

Kernels hosting Spring/Summer Job Fairs

February 21, 2020

During the job fair, the Kernels management staff will be holding on-site interviews for the following positions: concessions, warehouse, ticket office, ticket takers, promotions team, ushers, souvenirs and stadium operations. The Kernels are looking for people who are reliable, hard-working and passionate about pleasing our fans. Applicants must be 16 years

Kernels and Twins announce 2020 Field Staff

Brian Dinkelman returns for second season as manager
January 10, 2020

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The Cedar Rapids Kernels, in conjunction with the Minnesota Twins, have announced the Kernels Field Staff for the 2020 season.Brian Dinkelman returns as the Kernels manager for the 2020 season. It is his second season as manager and fifth season with the Kernels. Dinkelman led the

The Kernels Foundation is now accepting Grant Applications Online

January 3, 2020

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The Kernels Foundation is now accepting grant request applications online at All information, including the application form, guidelines, and application cycles, can be found at the following link: Kernels Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for the Spring Cycle, which runs from January 1 - February

Kernels season ends with Game 3 loss

Clinton will play South Bend in Midwest League Championship Series
September 9, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - The Kernels season came to an end on Monday night in Cedar Rapids with a 6-2 loss in Game 3 of the Western Division Championship Series. The LumberKings advance to the Midwest League Championship Series for the second time in four years where they will face

Kernels stay alive with walk-off win vs. Clinton

Cedar Rapids hosts decisive Game 3 on Monday at 6:35 p.m.
September 8, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - The Kernels avoided elimination on Sunday night with a 3-2 walk-off win over the Clinton LumberKings in Game 2 of the Western Division Championship Series. DaShawn Keirsey's RBI single capped off a two-run ninth inning for the victory. The last five wins at home for Cedar

Kernels lose 4-0 at Clinton in Game 1

Cedar Rapids hosts Game 2 on Sunday at 5:05 p.m.
September 7, 2019

CLINTON, IOWA - The Kernels fell 4-0 at Clinton in Game 1 of the best-of-three Western Division Championship Series. Cedar Rapids hosts Game 2 on Sunday at 5:05 p.m. The Kernels need a win on Sunday to force a decisive Game 3.Cedar Rapids was held to just four hits in

Kernels make a series of roster moves before MWL Western Division Finals tonight in Clinton

September 7, 2019

Cedar Rapids, IA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that LHP J.T. Perez has rejoined the Kernels from Elizabethton; LHP Matt Canterino has been assigned to Elizabethton; C Kyle Schmidt has been activated from the 7-day injured list; and C/INF Chris Williams has been assigned to Fort

Kernels advance with Game 3 at Quad Cities

Reach Western Division Championship Series for sixth straight year; Game 1 is Saturday at Clinton
September 6, 2019

DAVENPORT, IOWA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels won 4-2 at Quad Cities on Friday in decisive Game 3 of the Midwest League Quarterfinals. The Kernels have advanced to the Western Division Championship Series for the sixth consecutive season. They are the league's first franchise to reach the semifinals in at

Kernels Extend Quarterfinals with 2-1 Win

Cedar Rapids will return to Quad Cities for Friday's finale
September 5, 2019

DAVENPORT, IOWA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels earned a 2-1 victory Thursday at Modern Woodmen Park to tie the Quad Cities River Bandits at 1-1 in the Midwest League Quarterfinals. This best-of-three series will end Friday with the winner advancing to the Western Division Championship Series for a matchup with

Cedar Rapids Falls in Postseason Opener

Quad Cities heads home with 1-0 lead in best-of-three quarterfinal series
September 4, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - In the first game of the Midwest League Quarterfinals, the Cedar Rapids Kernels lost to the Quad Cities River Bandits, 4-1, Wednesday at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The rest of this best-of-three series will be hosted by Quad Cities at Modern Woodmen Park.Alex

Denny Bentley joins Kernels from Elizabethton

September 4, 2019

Cedar Rapids, IA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that LHP Denny Bentley has joined the Kernels from Elizabethton and LHP J.T. Perez has been assigned to the Elizabethton roster. Brian Maloney, Senior Manager of Minor League Operations, announced the moves.The Twins selected Bentley in the 33rd

Kernels sweep Snappers to end regular season

Cedar Rapids beat Beloit 9-3; Begin playoffs on Wednesday
September 2, 2019

BELOIT, Wis. - The Kernels finished off a sweep of the Beloit Snappers with a 9-3 win to close out the regular season on Monday afternoon. Cedar Rapids will host Quad Cities in Game 1 of the Midwest League playoffs on Wednesday night at 6:35 p.m.The Kernels finished the regular

Four-run third leads Kernels over Snappers

Cedar Rapids beat Beloit 5-1 on Sunday afternoon.
September 1, 2019

BELOIT, Wis. - The Kernels used a four-run third inning to beat the Beloit Snappers 5-1 at Pohlman Field on Sunday afternoon.Kody Funderburk (1-3) earned his first win of the season by striking out eight over six innings of work. The southpaw allowed five hits, two walks, and one run.

Kernels beat Beloit 3-1

Saturday's victory begins the final series of the regular season
August 31, 2019

BELOIT, Wis. - The Kernels beat the Beloit Snappers 3-1 at Pohlman Field on Saturday night.Beloit took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning when Anthony Churlin's RBI single to right scored Joseph Pena, who began the game by getting hit with a pitch.Cedar Rapids tied the

Kernels walk-off again on Steer's single

Team's last four wins have ended with a walk-off single in the ninth inning
August 30, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - Spencer Steer's RBI single in the ninth inning gave the Kernels their fourth walk-off win in the past seven games. Friday's 2-1 win over Quad Cities gave Cedar Rapids the victory in the series that included all three games decided by one run. The two teams

Snyder homers twice but Kernels fall

Gabe Snyder hit two home runs, but Quad Cities won 3-2
August 29, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - Gabe Snyder hit two home runs on Thursday night, but Quad Cities edged the Kernels 3-2. It was Snyder's second two-homer game of the season. He's now hit 18 home runs, the most by a Kernel since Zander Wiel's 19 long balls in 2016.Quad Cities (35-31,

Kernels win 1-0 with another walk-off

Team's last three wins have come with a walk-off hit in the 9th inning
August 28, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - A RBI single by Jared Akins in the ninth inning gave the Kernels a 1-0 victory over Quad Cities on Wednesday night. It was the team's third walk-off win in the last five games.The ninth inning for Cedar Rapids (35-30, 74-61) began with Spencer Steer's double

Steer sends Kernels to 4-3 win

Spencer Steer's walk-off single beats Peoria
August 27, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - Spencer Steer's walk-off RBI single sent the Kernels to a 4-3 win over Peoria on Tuesday night. The victory gave the Kernels a split in the four-game series. Steer's RBI single went to right field and scored Trevor Casanova with one out in the bottom of the