23rd Annual Hot Stove Banquet set for January 23rd

By Andrew Pantini | December 17, 2018 10:22 AM ET

The 23rd Annual Cedar Rapids Kernels Hot Stove Banquet will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the Eastbank Venue & Lounge in southeast Cedar Rapids (former Smulekoff's Building).

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Kernels

Main office closing early on November 21st

By Andrew Pantini | November 21, 2018 3:10 PM ET

Happy Thanksgiving from the Cedar Rapids Kernels! The Kernels main office will be closing early on Wednesday, November 21st and will remain closed on Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd so that our employees can spend Thanksgiving with their families. The main office will reopen at 9 AM on Monday, November 26th.

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Cedar Rapids Sports Teams Collaborate on a Special Offer for Fans

By Andrew Pantini | November 14, 2018 10:53 AM ET

Three sports franchises in Cedar Rapids: The Cedar Rapids Kernels, the Cedar Rapids River Kings, and Hawkeye Downs Speedway are excited to announce the creation of a CR Sports Pass for fans to experience all three venues during the 2019 season.

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Nominations now open for Kernels sixth annual Military Heroes Baseball Card Set

By Andrew Pantini | November 12, 2018 10:17 AM ET

Nominations are now open for the Cedar Rapids Kernels sixth annual Military Heroes Baseball card set. The card set will represent each branch of the military and honor those who are currently serving our country, veterans who have served in the past but are no longer active, and those who bravely fought for our country, but have since passed away.

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Kernels seeking nominations for sixth annual Military Heroes Baseball Card Set

By Andrew Pantini | November 5, 2018 11:30 AM ET

The Cedar Rapids Kernels are seeking nominations for their sixth annual Military Heroes Baseball card set. The card set will represent each branch of the military and honor those who are currently serving our country, veterans who have served in the past but are no longer active, and those who bravely fought for our country, but have since passed away.

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Cedar Rapids Kernels release 2018 Community Report

Kernels give over $429,000 in charitable donations

By Andrew Pantini | November 2, 2018 2:24 PM ET

The Kernels have released their third annual report showcasing how the organization supported the Cedar Rapids community in 2018.

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Kernels accepting applications for 2019 Summer Internships

By Andrew Pantini | November 1, 2018 11:03 AM ET

The Cedar Rapids Kernels are seeking candidates for our 2019 Summer Internships.

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Chiefs win 5-0 to sweep Kernels

Peoria scores all five runs in third inning to advance to MWL Championship Series

By Morgan Hawk | September 9, 2018 7:39 PM ET

The Peoria Chiefs scored all five runs in the third inning on Sunday to beat the Kernels 5-0 and sweep the best-of-three Western Division Championship Series. The Kernels season ends, and Peoria advances to the Midwest League Championship Series.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Peoria scores late to take Game 1

Chiefs scored five runs over final two innings

By Morgan Hawk | September 8, 2018 11:33 PM ET

Peoria's offense came alive in the final two innings, and the Chiefs came back to beat the Kernels 5-3 in Game 1 of the Western Division Championship Series on Saturday night. The Chiefs had just two baserunners through seven innings before scoring five runs with eight hits over their final two at-bats. The Kernels must win Game 2 tomorrow at Peoria to extend their season and force a Game 3 on Monday.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Kernels adjust playoff roster before Peoria series

By Andrew Pantini | September 8, 2018 4:10 PM ET

The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that RHP Jared Finkel and INF Yunior Severino have joined the Kernels from the GCL Twins and RHP Jhoan Duran and RHP Randy Dobnak have been assigned to the GCL Twins. Brian Maloney, Twins Senior Manager of Minor League Operations, announced the move.

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