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Butler, Soderstrom go deep in 14-10 slugfest loss

June 29, 2022

EASTLAKE, OH – Lawrence Butler singled, tripled and homered, and Tyler Soderstrom drilled a two-run double and a two-run homer, but the Lake County Captains (3-2, 38-33) outslugged the Lansing Lugnuts (0-5, 25-46), 14-10, on Wednesday night at Classic Park. The game, the Nuts’ seventh straight loss, seesawed early and

Lugs enjoy 10-0 laugher behind Lardner

June 21, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – Mac Lardner tossed six scoreless innings and Denzel Clarke flexed his muscles with his first High-A extra-base hits, leading the Lansing Lugnuts (25-39) to a thorough 10-0 thrashing of the Beloit Sky Carp (29-34) on Tuesday night at Jackson® Field™. Two days earlier, the Nuts had lost

TinCaps top Lugnuts on Father’s Day

June 19, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – In a game that began with an eight-run first inning and ended with Patrick McColl tossing eephuses, the Lansing Lugnuts (24-39) fell to the Fort Wayne TinCaps (26-37), 14-0, in a Father’s Day Sunday matinee at Jackson® Field™. The TinCaps won four of six in the series,

On first LAFCU Fireworks night, Kernels escape Locos, 8-5

June 3, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – In front of 5,722 in a Copa de la Diversión game and the first LAFCU Fireworks game of the year, the Cedar Rapids Kernels (31-18) built a comfortable lead with late insurance and then held on to stop the Lansing Locos (19-30), 8-5, on Friday night at

Criswell schools Kernels, whiffs 11 in 6-1 win

May 31, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – Three days after his teammate at the University of Michigan, Blake Beers, struck out 11 batters in six innings, Jeff Criswell fanned 11 in 5 1/3 innings to lead the Lansing Lugnuts (18-28) to a 6-1 victory over the West Division-leading Cedar Rapids Kernels (29-17) in front

Berrios, Lugnuts dice up Whitecaps, 5-3

April 17, 2022

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. – Jack Winkler homered, Osvaldo Berrios pitched effectively into the sixth inning, and the Lansing Lugnuts (3-6) took the finale of a six-game series, 5-3, from the West Michigan Whitecaps (6-3) on Sunday afternoon at LMCU Ballpark. The Whitecaps won four of six games in the series.

Pohl wins 1st as Nuts edge Captains, 6-5

April 10, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – Stevie Emanuels struck out six in three innings and the Lansing Lugnuts (1-2) built a 6-2 lead before holding on to defeat the Lake County Captains (2-1), 6-5, on Sunday at Jackson® Field™, giving Lugnuts rookie manager Phil Pohl his first career victory. The Lugnuts avoided a

Leal and Maciel shine but Lugnuts drop twinbill, 3-0, 7-5

April 9, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – David Leal whiffed seven batters in three innings and Gabriel Maciel debuted with a three-hit showing, but the host Lansing Lugnuts (0-2) lost a season-opening doubleheader to the Lake County Captains (2-0), 3-0 and 7-5, on Saturday at Jackson® Field™. In Game 1, Austin Beck broke up

Cedar Rapids Tops Beloit, 10-4

Kernels post third consecutive win over Snappers
July 24, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Beloit Snappers scored four runs during a go-ahead rally in the top of the seventh inning Saturday, but the Cedar Rapids Kernels answered with five runs in their half of the frame and held the lead for good en route to a 10-4 victory in

Kernels Slam, Shut Out Lugnuts in Twin Bill

Gabriel Maciel’s game-winning grand slam opens doubleheader sweep
June 23, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – 14 innings of scoreless pitching and a walk-off grand slam by Gabriel Maciel led the Cedar Rapids Kernels to seven-inning shutouts of 4-0 and 1-0 Wednesday in a twin bill sweep of the Lansing Lugnuts at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Wednesday’s victories lift

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

Gabriel Maciel promoted to Fort Myers

June 20, 2019

Cedar Rapids, IA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that OF Gabriel Maciel has been promoted to Fort Myers and RHP Brian Rapp has been activated from the 7-day injured list. Brian Maloney, Senior Manager of Minor League Operations, announced the moves.Maciel played in 45 games for

Javier's Homer Sparks 8-6 Comeback Win

Kernels pick up biggest comeback victory of season
June 4, 2019

CLINTON, IOWA - Wander Javier launched his first Midwest League home run Tuesday at NelsonCorp Field and helped the Cedar Rapids Kernels rally from a five-run deficit to earn an 8-6 victory over the Clinton LumberKings. Cedar Rapids (29-28) passed Clinton (28-28) while securing fourth place in the Western Division

Gabriel Maciel activated from 7-day Injured List

April 15, 2019

Cedar Rapids, IA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that OF Gabriel Maciel has been activated from the 7-day injured list and OF Jean Carlos Arias has been assigned to Elizabethton. Jeremy Zoll, Twins Director of Minor League Operations, announced the move.The Twins acquired Maciel in a

Helman helps Kernels to 6-2 win

Michael Helman collected three hits and three RBI, including the go-ahead single in a four-run sixth
August 29, 2018

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - The Kernels began the final home series of the regular season with a 6-2 win over the Burlington Bees on Wednesday night. Cedar Rapids scored four runs in the sixth inning to take the lead.Michael Helman went 3-for-5 with a double and three RBI. His two-out,

Maciel's Multiple Homers Highlight 9-6 Victory

Cedar Rapids scores in five consecutive innings Saturday
August 11, 2018

DAVENPORT, IOWA - Gabriel Maciel homered from each side of the plate within his first professional multi-homer game Saturday as the Cedar Rapids Kernels defeated the Quad Cities River Bandits, 9-6, at Modern Woodmen Park. Cedar Rapids (31-17, 63-54) tallied at least one run in the second through sixth innings

Kernels' Maciel flashes rare power

Twins No. 17 prospect homers from both sides of plate
August 11, 2018

Through his first couple of weeks in the Twins organization, Gabriel Maciel hadn't shown much to support why the team sought him as part of the exchange for Eduardo Escobar. That changed Saturday.The Twins' 17th-ranked prospect homered from both sides of the plate and singled twice to lead Class A

Jhoan Duran and Gabriel Maciel join Kernels from Kane County

July 28, 2018

Cedar Rapids, IA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that RHP Jhoan Duran and OF Gabriel Maciel will join the Kernels from Kane County; RHP Bailey Ober has been placed on the 7-day DL; and OF Jared Akins has been assigned to Elizabethton. Brian Maloney, Twins Senior

Late Errors Undercut Osprey in Orem

Late defensive struggles consume O's in road loss to Owlz
August 4, 2017

OREM, UTAH - In their return from the All-Star Break, the Missoula Osprey (19-21, 0-2) committed four errors in the bottom of the eighth inning, leading to three runs and an eventual 4-2 loss to the Orem Owlz (29-11, 3-0) at the Home of the Owlz on Thursday night.

Outfielder Maciel Added to All-Star Roster

July 31, 2017

MISSOULA, MONT. - On Monday afternoon, the Pioneer League announced that Missoula Osprey outfielder Gabriel Maciel was added to the league's 2017 All-Star Team as a replacement. The addition pushes the Osprey to four representatives in the third annual Pioneer League-Northwest League All-Star game, as Maciel joins Osprey infielder Keshawn

Prospect Roundup: Games of July 25

Soroka goes seven strong; Adames continues push in Triple-A
July 26, 2017

Rays SS Willy Adames, Triple-A Durham: 3-for-5, 2B, RBI, R -- After a mid-month mini-slump, the Rays' No. 2 prospect has turned it on again. Adames is 9-for-22 (.409) with four doubles and seven walks in his last six games for Durham, raising his season average from .263 to .272. It's