Category Archives: Cedar Rapids Kernels

Kernels get new manager for 2019 season

The Cedar Rapids Kernels will have a new manager for the 2019 season, but he will be a familiar face. Brian Dinkelman will manage the Kernels after serving as the team’s hitting coach during the past three seasons. He played … Continue reading

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Former big-leaguer and MWL player to manage Lugnuts

A former major-leaguer who played in the Midwest League will manage the Lansing Lugnuts this year. The new Lugnuts skipper is Dallas McPherson, a former Cedar Rapids Kernels third baseman who went on to play parts of five seasons in … Continue reading

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Hot Rods and Chiefs to face off in Midwest League finals

This year’s Midwest League finals will feature a matchup of franchises eager to end their championship droughts. The Bowling Green Hot Rods will represent the Eastern Division in their first-ever trip to a championship series. (They started as a member … Continue reading

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Chiefs, Hot Rods win opening games in Round 2 of playoffs

The Peoria Chiefs and the Bowling Green Hot Rods won the opening games of their respective second-round series Saturday. Both teams are a win away from advancing to the Midwest League Championship Series. At Cedar Rapids, the Chiefs rallied late … Continue reading

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Kernels sweep Snappers, advance to second round

A three-hit game by Akil Baddoo and a seven-inning shutout from Randy Dobnak were key to the Cedar Rapids Kernels winning Game 2 of their series versus the Beloit Snappers 4-0 Friday. The victory advances the Kernels to the Western … Continue reading

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