Category Archives: Cedar Rapids Kernels

Rehabbing Cardinals pitcher helps Chiefs no-hit LumberKings

Rehabbing St. Louis Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia struck out six batters while pitching the first five innings of the Peoria Chiefs’ no-hitter over the Clinton LumberKings on Thursday. James Alfonso was the only Clinton batter to reach base, taking first … Continue reading

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LumberKings lose 11th consecutive game

Clinton’s losing streak reached 11 consecutive games when the Beloit Snappers beat the LumberKings 5-1 at Pohlman Field on Monday afternoon. Snappers RHP Heath Fillmyer (1-9, 6.49 ERA) collected his first win of the season after giving up only one … Continue reading

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Gordon’s hitting streak ends at 17 games

Cedar Rapids Kernels shortstop Nick Gordon went 0-for-4 against the Quad Cities River Bandits on Sunday, ending his hitting streak at 17 consecutive games. The Minnesota Twins prospect is batting .263 with 38 RBI and 22 SB in 80 games … Continue reading

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Gordon extends hitting streak to 16 games

Cedar Rapids Kernels shortstop Nick Gordon extended his hitting streak to 16 games with a single in the bottom of the 1st inning of his team’s 3-1 loss to the Burlington Bees on Friday. The Minnesota Twins prospect is batting .343 … Continue reading

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Futures Game starting lineups and pitching order announced

The starting lineups and pitching order for the All-Star Futures Game were announced today. You can see them in their entirety here; in this post, I’m focusing on the three current Midwest League players who are on the rosters. All three of … Continue reading

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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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