Category Archives: Cedar Rapids Kernels

Kernels get familiar face as new manager

The Cedar Rapids Kernels will have a new manager this year for the first time since 2013. But despite being a new skipper, he will be a familiar face to the Midwest League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. The Twins announced … Continue reading

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Former Kernels pitcher dies in car accident

Former Cedar Rapids Kernels pitcher Yorman Landa died Saturday morning in a car accident involving a tree in his native Venezuela. The Minnesota Twins pitching prospect was 22 years old. According to the StarTribune, Landa was one of four passengers … Continue reading

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D-backs, Mariners swap Segura for Walker in 5-player trade

The Diamondbacks and the Mariners made a major trade Wednesday night, as Arizona sent infielder Jean Segura, LHP Zac Curtis and outfielder Mitch Haniger to Seattle for RHP Taijuan Walker and infielder Ketel Marte. All five players are Midwest League alumni. Segura is coming … Continue reading

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Photos of Clinton’s infield renovation

The Clinton LumberKings are renovating the infield of their baseball diamond this offseason and shared some photos showing the project’s progress Monday. The following pictures are all courtesy of the team. More moves involving ex-MWLers More former Midwest Leaguers are on the … Continue reading

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Four former Midwest Leaguers traded Friday

Four former Midwest League players were traded Friday, including three who once suited up for the Clinton LumberKings. Three of those ex-Midwest Leaguers were traded in a five-player deal between the Seattle Mariners and the Tampa Bay Rays. The Mariners sent RHP … Continue reading

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