Category Archives: Fort Myers Miracle

Twins trade Palacios to Rays for Odorizzi

The Twins and the Rays swapped former Midwest Leaguers in a two-player trade Saturday, as Minnesota sent shortstop Jermaine Palacios to Tampa Bay for RHP Jake Odorizzi. Palacios played for the Cedar Rapids Kernels in 2016 and the first half … Continue reading

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Former Kernels pitcher dies in car accident

Former Cedar Rapids Kernels pitcher Yorman Landa died Saturday morning in a car accident involving a tree in his native Venezuela. The Minnesota Twins pitching prospect was 22 years old. According to the StarTribune, Landa was one of four passengers … Continue reading

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Ex-Kernels hurler LeBlanc named MWL player of month

Minnesota Twins pitching prospect Randy LeBlanc was named the Midwest League Player of the Month for May. LeBlanc dominated MWL batters for the Cedar Rapids Kernels before his recent promotion to the High-A Florida State League. Here is what was written … Continue reading

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Former Silver Hawks hurler flirts with no-hitter

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Chase Anderson flirted with a no-hitter versus the Chicago Cubs at Miller Park on Tuesday. Anderson, a former South Bend Silver Hawks hurler, shut down Major League Baseball’s best offense for most of the game, not giving up … 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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