Category Archives: Cedar Rapids Kernels

Montero, Lewis earn top Midwest League honors

With less than three weeks left before the playoffs begin, the Midwest League announced its postseason awards Friday. Former Peoria Chiefs third baseman Elehuris Montero was named the league’s Most Valuable Player, former Cedar Rapids Kernels shortstop Royce Lewis the … Continue reading

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Miranda, Naughton named MWL players of the week

Cedar Rapids Kernels infielder Jose Miranda and Dayton Dragons LHP Packy Naughton respectively were named the Midwest League’s offensive player and pitcher of the week for July 9-15. Miranda played in six games during that period, batting .440 (11-for-25) with … Continue reading

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2018 Midwest League Home Run Derby photos

The 2018 MLB Home Run Derby takes place at Nationals Park tonight, so I figured this would be a good time to share some more of my photos from this year’s Midwest League Home Run Derby, which happened June 19 … Continue reading

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Napoli among four chosen for CR Baseball Hall of Fame

Veteran MLB catcher/first baseman Mike Napoli and former MLB pitcher Joe Sambito are among those who will be inducted into the Cedar Rapids Baseball Hall of Fame before Tuesday’s Kernels game. Here is more information about each of the inductees, … Continue reading

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Current Dragon, former Kernel suspended for drug violations

A current Dayton Dragons player and a former Cedar Rapids Kernels player were each suspended 50 games for drug violations. According to a press release, Cincinnati Reds prospect Montrell Marshall and Minnesota Twins farmhand Sean Miller drew the bans after … Continue reading

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