Category Archives: Cedar Rapids Kernels

Loons advance to Midwest League Championship Series

The Great Lakes Loons rallied late to beat the West Michigan Whitecaps 5-2 Tuesday to advance to their first Midwest League Championship Series. For much of the game, it looked like it would be West Michigan’s night. Starting pitcher Kyle … Continue reading

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LumberKings advance to MWL Championship Series

The Clinton LumberKings are heading back to the Midwest League Championship Series for the first time since 2010 after outlasting the Cedar Rapids Kernels in an epic 1-0 Game 3 that lasted 11 innings Monday. It was a hard-fought battle … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs: Three teams with chance to advance Monday

Three of the four teams left in the playoffs have a chance to advance to the Midwest League Championship Series with a win Monday. The fourth team would need a win Monday and Tuesday to go to the league finals. … Continue reading

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Loons and Whitecaps advance to Eastern Division finals

The Great Lakes Loons and the West Michigan Whitecaps will face off in the Midwest League Eastern Division finals, with the best-of-three series beginning Sunday at Dow Diamond. The Whitecaps advanced first by beating the South Bend Cubs 4-3 in … Continue reading

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Kernels, LumberKings advance to Western Division finals

The second-round Western Division playoff series will be between the Clinton LumberKings and the Cedar Rapids Kernels, who won their respective series against the Peoria Chiefs and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Thursday. Meanwhile, the South Bend Cubs evened their … Continue reading

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MWL playoffs: Whitecaps, LumberKings, Kernels win

The first round of the Midwest League playoffs began Wednesday with an extra-innings nail-biter, a pair of nine-strikeout performances, a blowout and a rainout. The first game to start also was the longest one of the night. The West Michigan … Continue reading

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