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.

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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.

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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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Dobnak sends Kernels to sweep of Snappers

Cedar Rapids hosts Peoria on Saturday night in Game 1 of Western Division Championship Series

By Morgan Hawk | September 7, 2018 10:07 PM ET

Randy Dobnak led the Kernels to a 4-0 victory and a sweep of the Beloit Snappers in the Midwest League Quarterfinals on Friday night. Cedar Rapids advances to the Western Division Championship Series for the fifth consecutive season. The Kernels have now won 10 straight first-round playoff games, including four consecutive opening-round sweeps.

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Kernels roll to 10-1 win at Beloit

Cedar Rapids hosts Game 2 & Game 3 (if necessary) for doubleheader on Friday at 6:00 p.m.

By Morgan Hawk | September 6, 2018 10:31 PM ET

The Kernels rolled to a 10-1 win over the Beloit Snappers at Pohlman Field in Game 1 on Thursday night. Cedar Rapids hit four home runs while Jhoan Duran struck out 10 Snappers for the victory on the mound.

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Game 1 postponed at Beloit

Rescheduled for Thursday at 6:00 p.m. at Pohlman Field

September 5, 2018 8:23 PM ET

Game 1 of the series between the Kernels and Beloit Snappers at Pohlman Field was postponed due to rain. The game will now be played on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. at Pohlman Field.

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Kernels set playoff roster with a series of roster moves

First game tonight at Beloit

By Andrew Pantini | September 5, 2018 11:57 AM ET

The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that LHP Bryan Sammons and INF Victor Tademo will join the Kernels from Chattanooga and Rochester, RHP Carlos Suniaga has been assigned to Elizabethton and RHP Jared Finkel has been assigned to the GCL Twins. Brian Maloney, Twins Senior Manager of Minor League Operations, announced the move.

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Beloit beats Kernels to clinch playoff berth

Kernels travel to Beloit on Wednesday for Game 1 of Midwest League Quarterfinals

By Morgan Hawk | September 3, 2018 11:52 PM ET

The Beloit Snappers edged the Kernels 3-2 at Pohlman Field on Monday in the regular-season finale. With the victory, the Snappers clinched a playoff berth. The Kernels will begin the Midwest League playoffs on Wednesday night with Game 1 of the Midwest League Quarterfinals at Beloit.

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Calvin Faucher activated from 7-day DL

Victor Tademo assigned to Rochester

By Andrew Pantini | September 3, 2018 1:39 PM ET

The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that RHP Calvin Faucher has been activated from the 7-day DL and INF Victor Tademo has been assigned to triple-A Rochester. Brian Maloney, Twins Senior Manager of Minor League Operations, announced the move.

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Beloit snaps winning streak with 9-4 win over Kernels

Kernels hit back to back home runs in fifth inning but fall to Snappers

By Morgan Hawk | September 2, 2018 7:23 PM ET

Beloit beat the Kernels 9-4 on Sunday, snapping a season-best eight-game winning streak for Cedar Rapids.

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