Category Archives: Cedar Rapids Kernels

Top draft pick Royce Lewis goes 4-for-5 in MWL debut

Minnesota Twins prospect Royce Lewis — the No. 1 overall draft pick this year — made his Midwest League debut for the Cedar Rapids Kernels on Saturday, and he didn’t disappoint. Lewis went 4-for-5 (four singles and a strikeout) with … Continue reading

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Whitecaps set new MWL record with 24th shutout of season

The West Michigan Whitecaps beat the Great Lakes Loons 6-0 Friday for their 24th shutout of the season, breaking the old Midwest League record of 23 set by the 1974 Quad City Angels. Whitecaps starter Anthony Castro scattered four hits … Continue reading

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TinCaps pitcher sets new franchise record with 17 Ks

TinCaps RHP Pedro Avila set a new franchise record Tuesday when he struck out 17 batters in Fort Wayne’s 4-1 win over the Great Lakes Loons. That broke the previous Fort Wayne record set by LaTroy Hawkins, who struck out … Continue reading

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Trout gets 1,000th MLB hit on his 26th birthday

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout doubled for his 1,000th major-league hit Monday, and later added a solo homer to go 2-for-4 on his 26th birthday. The Baltimore Orioles won the game, 6-2. Trout has homered on his birthday four … Continue reading

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Walker, Beeker named Midwest League players of the week

Great Lakes Loons infielder Jared Walker and Cedar Rapids Kernels RHP Clark Beeker respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for the period of July 31 to August 6. In five games during that … Continue reading

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