Category Archives: Cedar Rapids Kernels

Brewers’ Khris Davis to rehab with Timber Rattlers

Milwaukee Brewers leftfielder Khris Davis is set to begin a five-game rehab stint with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers tonight. Davis is returning from knee surgery that was necessary after he suffered a torn meniscus in a game at Miller Park … Continue reading

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No. 2 pick Bregman starts pro career with River Bandits

This year’s No. 2 overall draft pick, Alex Bregman, began his professional baseball career Friday with the Quad Cities River Bandits. The Houston Astros prospect played his first series in Cedar Rapids, collecting a hit in each of three games. On … Continue reading

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Leblebijian, Steele named MWL players of the week

Lansing Lugnuts infielder Jason Leblebijian and Cedar Rapids Kernels RHP Keaton Steele respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of June 15-21. In his last seven games, Leblebijian batted .500 (14-for-28) with … Continue reading

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Perdomo, Null starting pitchers for MWL All-Star Game

The starting pitchers for the Midwest League All-Star Game were announced today, and it’s a matchup of prospects from rival teams. Peoria Chiefs RHP Luis Perdomo — a St. Louis Cardinals farmhand — will start for the Western Division. South Bend Cubs … Continue reading

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Dietrich’s two homers help Nicolino win MLB debut

Marlins LHP Justin Nicolino pitched seven strong innings in his MLB debut Saturday, and teammate Derek Dietrich led the Miami offense with a pair of home runs that ensured his fellow former Midwest Leaguer got the win. Nicolino gave up … Continue reading

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Loons clinch Eastern Division wild-card spot

The Great Lakes Loons lost to the Lansing Lugnuts tonight, but they still clinched the Eastern Division first-half wild-card spot because the Lake County Captains lost their game, too. The entire field of first-half entrants for the Midwest League postseason … Continue reading

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Hot Rods, Dragons eliminated from playoff race

The Bowling Green Hot Rods and the Dayton Dragons were eliminated from the first-half playoff race Friday while the Great Lakes Loons inched closer to becoming at least the Eastern Division wild-card team, with the Lake County Captains still holding … Continue reading

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