Category Archives: Cedar Rapids Kernels

Burdick, Curlis named Midwest League players of the week

Clinton LumberKings outfielder Peyton Burdick and Dayton Dragons LHP Connor Curlis respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for August 5-11. In seven games during that period, Burdick batted .394 (13-for-33) with two homers, … Continue reading

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Two former MWL All-Stars involved in Twins-Marlins trade

The Minnesota Twins acquired RHP Sergio Romo from the Miami Marlins on Saturday in a four-player trade including two former Midwest League All-Stars. The Twins parted with 2017 MWL All-Star first baseman Lewin Diaz to get Romo, 2019 MWL All-Star … Continue reading

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Andrews pitches ‘immaculate inning’ for LumberKings

Clinton LumberKings RHP Tanner Andrews did not have a good start against the Lake County Captains on Wednesday. But for one inning, he was immaculate. In the top of the 2nd inning, Andrews struck out the side on nine pitches … Continue reading

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Angels pitcher and ex-MWLer Tyler Skaggs dead at 27

Los Angeles Angels LHP Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room Monday afternoon, just two days after his last start for the Halos. Skaggs, a former pitcher for the Cedar Rapids Kernels and the South Bend Silver Hawks, … Continue reading

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Midwest League announces Home Run Derby field

The Midwest League announced Monday which eight players will participate in next week’s Home Run Derby. There will be four players from each division. The Home Run Derby take place at South Bend’s Four Winds Field on Monday, June 17, … Continue reading

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