Category Archives: Cedar Rapids Kernels

Jimenez named Midwest League MVP and Prospect of Year

South Bend Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez was named the Midwest League’s Most Valuable Player and Prospect of the Year on Tuesday. Jimenez is batting .337 with 12 home runs, 38 doubles, three triples and 77 RBI in 106 games, with 13 games … Continue reading

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LumberKings chop down Chiefs for 8th straight win

Good pitching and a pair of home runs helped the Clinton LumberKings win their eighth consecutive game Sunday, a 2-1 victory over the Peoria Chiefs. Not only have the LumberKings won their last eight games, but they have come away … Continue reading

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Ex-Rattler Haniger collects 3 RBI in MLB debut

Former Wisconsin Timber Rattlers outfielder Mitch Haniger had a memorable major-league debut for the Diamondbacks on Tuesday, going 2-for-4 with 3 RBI in Arizona’s 7-5 loss to the New York Mets. Haniger batted seventh and played left field. He struck … Continue reading

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Allen’s hitting streak ends, but TinCaps win game

Fort Wayne TinCaps catcher Austin Allen went 0-for-3 Saturday, ending his franchise-best hitting streak at 24 consecutive games. But his sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 9th inning tied the score, setting up pinch-hitter Tyler Selesky’s walk-off single to beat … Continue reading

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Bees, Angels extend PDC through 2018 season

The Burlington Bees and the Los Angeles Angels have extended their player-development contract through the 2018 season, according to a report by The Hawk Eye, Burlington’s local newspaper. The Angels affiliated with the Bees after the 2012 season, after a … Continue reading

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Loons rally for 6 to tie in 9th, then win in 10th

The Great Lakes Loons rallied for six runs in the bottom of the 9th inning to tie the Lake County Captains 10-10 at the end of regulation play, and went on to win in the 10th on an RBI single … Continue reading

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