Category Archives: Cedar Rapids Kernels

Two ex-MWLers on Baseball HOF’s Modern Baseball Era ballot

Nine former major-league players and one former executive are the 10 people on the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Modern Baseball Era ballot to be voted upon December 10 at the Baseball Winter Meetings. Two of them played in the Midwest … Continue reading

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Cubs add two ex-Midwest Leaguers to coaching staff

The Chicago Cubs made several changes to their major-league coaching staff Thursday, including the addition or subtraction of four ex-Midwest Leaguers. The Cubs dismissed pitching coach Chris Bosio, hitting coach John Mallee, and third-base coach Gary Jones. Bosio and Jones played … Continue reading

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Yankees part ways with longtime manager Girardi

The New York Yankees have decided to part ways with longtime manager Joe Girardi, who just completed a four-year contract and his 10th overall season as skipper of the Bronx Bombers. Since taking the reins of the team in 2008, … Continue reading

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Tigers pick Gardenhire to be new manager

Former Minnesota Twins skipper Ron Gardenhire was announced Friday as the new manager of the Detroit Tigers. He replaces Brad Ausmus, who managed the Tigers the past four seasons. Gardenhire spent 24 seasons on the major-league coaching staff of the … Continue reading

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TinCaps and River Bandits to face off in Midwest League finals

The Fort Wayne TinCaps and the Quad Cities River Bandits will play in this year’s Midwest League Championship Series after defeating the Dayton Dragons and the Cedar Rapids Kernels, respectively, in the semifinals Monday. Both teams won by scoring early … Continue reading

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