Category Archives: Cedar Rapids Kernels

Blankenhorn, Erwin named MWL players of the week

Cedar Rapids Kernels 3B Travis Blankenhorn and Beloit Snappers LHP Zack Erwin respectively were named the Midwest League offensive player and pitcher of the week for June 12-18. In seven games during that period, Blankenhorn batted .407 (11-for-27) with one … Continue reading

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Harrison homers twice to lead West to ASG victory

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers outfielder Monte Harrison homered twice to drive in three runs for the Western Division team in its 5-2 victory in this year’s Midwest League All-Star Game. Not only did he single-handedly drive in more runs than the … Continue reading

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Mariners fire Shine as LumberKings manager

When the Clinton LumberKings start the second half of their season Thursday, they will do so with a new manager. Their parent club, the Seattle Mariners, announced late Sunday that Pat Shine was removed as Clinton’s skipper, and former Chicago … Continue reading

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Cedar Rapids claims playoff berth with big win over Clinton

The Cedar Rapids Kernels claimed the final first-half playoff spot in a big way Sunday, beating the Clinton LumberKings 16-3 at Veterans Memorial Stadium. According to the LumberKings, it was Clinton’s most-lopsided loss to Cedar Rapids in the nearly 900 … Continue reading

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One playoff berth left to be claimed by CR or QC

Heading into the last day before the Midwest League All-Star break, the Cedar Rapids Kernels have a one-game lead over the Quad Cities River Bandits in the race for the final first-half playoff berth. That’s thanks to Cedar Rapids’ 2-1 … Continue reading

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