Category Archives: Cedar Rapids Kernels

MWL playoffs: Cubs, Loons, LumberKings, Bandits win

The first round of the Midwest League playoffs began Wednesday, with the four winners taking 1-0 advantages in their best-of-three series. South Bend Cubs 2, Bowling Green Hot Rods 1 Nelson Maldonado and Jake Slaughter drove in runs for South … Continue reading

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Cedar Rapids Kernels beat Beloit Snappers 5-1

A four-run 3rd inning propelled the Cedar Rapids Kernels to a 5-1 win over the Beloit Snappers on Sunday. Four different Cedar Rapids batters each drove in a run: Gabe Snyder, Matt Wallner, Seth Gray and DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. The … Continue reading

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Thomas, Franco win top Midwest League awards

The Midwest League announced its year-end award winners Friday, with former Kane County Cougars outfielder Alek Thomas and former Bowling Green Hot Rods shortstop Wander Franco being named the league’s Most Valuable Player and Prospect of the Year, respectively. Thomas … Continue reading

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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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