Category Archives: Cedar Rapids Kernels

Marincov named MWL Player of the Month

Minor League Baseball announced today that Beloit Snappers RF Tyler Marincov is its Midwest League Player of the Month for July. In announcing the award, MiLB noted that Marincov “led the Midwest League in slugging percentage (.783), extra-base hits (20) and … Continue reading

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Castillo, Feliz named MWL players of the week

Lake County Captains SS Ivan Castillo and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Michael Feliz were respectively named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 4-11. In six games during that period, Castillo … Continue reading

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Midwest League alumni report — August 6, 2014

Tuesday was an eventful day for Midwest League alumni. Some hit notable homers, others made memorable pitching performances … and one made a return appearance in the Midwest League on a rehab assignment. Two players of recent Midwest League vintage, Javier … Continue reading

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Four major-leaguers rehabbing in Midwest League this week

Four major-leaguers are scheduled to do rehab stints in the Midwest League this week, including a former All-Star and a current rookie slugger. The biggest name of the rehabbing major-leaguers is Minnesota Twins 1B Joe Mauer, who is a six-time … Continue reading

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Midwest League news and notes for Monday, July 28

My drive home from Cooperstown began today, and I’m tired after a long day, but because I’m dedicated to bringing you the latest Midwest League news — even when I’m on vacation — here are links to some MWL stories of note from … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame weekend: Parade, plaques and presentations

Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Weekend got off to a great start Saturday with thousands of fans on hand for the first festivities. After arriving in the early afternoon, I walked around the Hall of Fame museum for awhile to … Continue reading

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Pedroza’s 4 RBI not enough for Peoria vs. South Bend

The second day of my road trip to Cooperstown included a Midwest League matinee at South Bend’s Four Winds Field. Peoria’s Richy Pedroza drove in four runs, but they weren’t enough as the Chiefs fell 5-4 to the Silver Hawks. Two of his … Continue reading

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Trout named MVP of MLB All-Star Game

Los Angeles Angels CF Mike Trout was named MVP of the 2014 MLB All-Star Game after going 2-for-3 with a triple and a double — both of which drove in runs for the American League. Trout, 22, is the second-youngest player … Continue reading

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Velazquez’s on-base streak reaches 70 games

South Bend Silver Hawks SS Andrew Velazquez went 3-for-5 Friday to extend his on-base streak to 70 consecutive games, one shy of the Minor League Baseball record. In addition to his three hits, Velazquez drove in a run and stole … Continue reading

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