Category Archives: Elizabethton Twins

Kernels’ Opening Day roster includes 8 top-30 Twins prospects

The Cedar Rapids Kernels will start the 2018 season stacked with top Minnesota Twins prospects, including two former first-round draft picks. Eight of the 25 players on the roster are ranked among Minnesota’s top 30 prospects (per Baseball America): shortstop … Continue reading

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Three top-30 Twins prospects assigned to Cedar Rapids

Three players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Minnesota Twins prospects are assigned to the Cedar Rapids Kernels for the start of the 2017 season. Those players are infielder Travis Blankenhorn (No. 10), catcher Ben Rortvedt (No. 23) … Continue reading

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Palacios, Wade among players to watch in Cedar Rapids

The Opening Day roster for the Cedar Rapids Kernels is highlighted by shortstop Jermaine Palacios, the No. 19 Minnesota Twins prospect according to Baseball America. In 57 games split between the Gulf Coast and Appalachian leagues last year, Palacios batted … Continue reading

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Son of longtime major-leaguer added to Kernels staff

The Minnesota Twins announced Tuesday they promoted RHP Jared Wilson from the Cedar Rapids Kernels to the Fort Myers Miracle, and RHP Dereck Rodriguez will join the Kernels pitching staff from extended spring training. Wilson went 4-1 with a 3.12 … Continue reading

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Top Twins SS prospect Gordon headlines Kernels roster

The initial Cedar Rapids Kernels roster for the 2015 season features four players ranked by Baseball America among the top 30 Minnesota Twins prospects, with the most notable one being last year’s 5th overall draft pick, Nick Gordon. As I … Continue reading

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