Category Archives: Cedar Rapids Kernels

Bader, Deetz named Midwest League players of the week

Peoria Chiefs outfielder Harrison Bader and Quad Cities River Bandits RHP Dean Deetz respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 24-30. In seven games during that period, Bader batted … Continue reading

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TinCaps clinch playoff spot as Whitecaps close in on another

The Fort Wayne TinCaps haven’t won since their 17-game home winning streak came to an end Friday, but they still managed to clinch a postseason berth Sunday thanks to a Lake County Captains loss. Meanwhile, the West Michigan Whitecaps moved closer to … Continue reading

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TinCaps’ home winning streak ends at 17 games

The Fort Wayne TinCaps’ winning streak at Parkview Field came to an end as the Lake County Captains blanked the home team 1-0 Friday night. Captains starting pitcher Justus Sheffield improved to 9-4 with a 3.47 ERA after holding the TinCaps to two hits and two … Continue reading

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Chiefs clinch first postseason berth since 2009

The Peoria Chiefs lost their game at Quad Cities on Thursday, but still clinched their first postseason berth since 2009 thanks to a Beloit Snappers loss at Wisconsin. Peoria entered the day needing only a win or a Beloit loss to get … Continue reading

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Kernels pop Peoria for 23 runs

The Cedar Rapids Kernels scored 11 times in the 4th inning as part of a 23-run explosion off the Peoria Chiefs’ pitching staff. Peoria managed only three runs, making the Monday night game the worst loss in Chiefs history. The previous franchise … Continue reading

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Thompson, Gibbons named MWL players of the week

Peoria Chiefs outfielder Nick Thompson and Cedar Rapids Kernels RHP Sam Gibbons respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of August 17-23. In six games during that period, Thompson batted .458 … Continue reading

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Great pitching performances highlight Saturday’s MWL games

Saturday’s Midwest League game action included three great pitching performances. In Peoria, Chiefs LHP Austin Gomber struck out 10 while limiting the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers to two hits and two walks in six scoreless innings. He won his 13th straight decision … Continue reading

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