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Kernels to host Spring Job Fairs March 20 & 23

February 8, 2024

Cedar Rapids, IA – Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Kernels will host their spring job fair for seasonal part-time positions. The two-day job fair will be on Wednesday, March 20th at Veterans Memorial Stadium from 4:00-7:00 PM and on Saturday, March 23rd at Veterans Memorial Stadium from 9am-12pm.

2024 Nick Adenhart Memorial Scholarship Now Open

January 23, 2024

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Kernels Foundation are pleased to announce the 2024 Nick Adenhart Memorial Scholarship Application is now open. Nick's family and the Kernels Foundation would like to honor him by awarding two $1000 scholarships in his memory. The Kernels Foundation is privileged to

2024 Cedar Rapids Kernels Coaching Staff Announced 

January 22, 2024

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Kernels in conjunction with the Minnesota Twins are excited to announce the 2024 Cedar Rapids Kernels coaching staff. Leading the helm following their 2023 Midwest League Championship is Manager, Brian Dinkelman who’s no stranger to Cedar Rapids. Also returning is Jonas Lovin as

The Kernels Announce Twins Caravan & Kernels Championship Celebration

December 8, 2023

Kernels announce Twins Caravan & Kernels Championship Celebration For Immediate Release: Contact: Jessica Fergesen (319) 896-7608 Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids Kernels in conjunction with the Minnesota Twins announce the return of the Twins Caravan to Cedar Rapids. The Twins Caravan is presented by Case IH. The Twins

Champions! Cedar Rapids Clinches First Midwest League Title Since 1994 with 7-6 Win Over Great Lakes

September 21, 2023

Cedar Rapids, IA – Behind an Emmanuel Rodriguez grand slam in the top of the second inning, Cedar Rapids opened a 5-0 lead it would never lose Wednesday night as the Kernels knocked off Great Lakes 7-6 in the winner-take-all game three of the Midwest League Championship to win the

Dinkelman, Rosario Highlight Kernels Honored in Midwest League Postseason Awards

September 20, 2023

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Cedar Rapids Manager Brian Dinkelman was named Midwest League Manager of the Year, and outfielder Kala’i Rosario was named an All-Star and selected as the league MVP as five Kernels were honored as part of the Midwest League postseason awards. Third baseman Tanner Schobel, designated hitter

Cedar Rapids Rallies to Score Five Times in the Ninth Inning, Tops Great Lakes in Game One of the Championship Series 10-6

September 17, 2023

Midland, MI – Tailing 6-5 in the top of the ninth inning, Carson McCusker crushed a go-ahead three-run home run followed by an Emmanuel two-run shot as Cedar Rapids rallied to score five times in the ninth to come from behind to take down Great Lakes 10-6 in game one

Best in the West! Kernels Top Peoria 9-3 to Advance to Midwest League Championship Series

September 16, 2023

Cedar Rapids, IA – Cedar Rapids scored four times in the first inning and never looked back Friday night to knock off Peoria 9-3 to clinch the Midwest League West Division title and advance to the Championship Series for the second time in three years. After Cedar Rapids came from

Cedar Rapids Uses a Six-Run Fourth Inning to Top Peoria 9-4, Kernels Even West Division Championship Series 1-1

September 14, 2023

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Cedar Rapids offense exploded for six runs on seven hits in the bottom of the fourth inning to take a 6-1 lead it would never lose Thursday night to top Peoria 9-4 in game two of the West Division Championship Series to force a winner-take-all

Kernels Late Rally Falls Short, Peoria Takes Game One of the West Division Championship Series 4-3

September 12, 2023

Peoria, IL – With the bases loaded in the top of the ninth inning, Emmanuel Rodriguez grounded out to first base as Peoria hung on to take game one of the West Division Championship Series over Cedar Rapids 4-3. After the Kernels scored first in the final three games of

Timber Rattlers Score Eight Times, Win Regular Season Finale Over Kernels 8-5

September 10, 2023

Appleton, WI – After dropping the first two games of the series, Wisconsin won the final four games of the set over Cedar Rapids, including an 8-5 come-from-behind win in the series finale Sunday afternoon. After the Kernels scored first in each of the last two games, it didn’t take

Timber Rattlers Score the Game’s Final Three Runs, Top Kernels 3-2

September 9, 2023

Appleton, WI – Cedar Rapids scored a pair of runs to open the scoring Saturday, but it was Wisconsin that scored two in the fifth and one in the sixth to top the Kernels for the third straight night, 3-2. After Wisconsin scored twice in the bottom of the ninth

Timber Rattlers Score Twice in the Ninth, Walk-Off Kernels 2-1

September 9, 2023

Appleton, WI – Trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the ninth inning, Wisconsin scored on an RBI single and a third pitching disengagement as the Timber Rattlers walked off the Kernels 2-1 Friday night. In a game that began as a pitcher's dual, Zebby Matthews was dominant on the mound

Wisconsin Scores Seven Times Across First Two Innings, Tops Kernels 11-6

September 8, 2023

Appleton, WI – After losses in the first two games of the series, Wisconsin scored three times in the bottom of the first inning and four times in the second to open up a 7-0 lead it would never lose in an 11-6 win over Cedar Rapids Thursday night. After

Lewis Dominates as Kernels Take Game Two of the Series over Wisconsin 4-1

September 6, 2023

Appleton, WI – Cedar Rapids starter Cory Lewis tossed five scoreless one-hit innings Wednesday afternoon as the Kernels edged Wisconsin 4-1 to take the second game of the series over the Timber Rattlers. After the Kernels scored twice in the first inning in the win on Tuesday, the offense started

Kernels Top Timber Rattlers 6-3, Clinch Midwest League West Division Second Half Title

September 6, 2023

Appleton, WI – Kala’i Rosario and Kyler Fedko crush home runs, and the Cedar Rapids bullpen tosses 5.1 scoreless innings as the Kernels take the series opener over Wisconsin 6-3 to clinch the Midwest League West Division Second Half title. After scoring multiple runs in each of the final four

Kernels Score 12 Times Across the Final Four Innings, Top Lake County 12-0

September 3, 2023

Cedar Rapids, IA – After being shut in the first four innings, the Cedar Rapids offense scored three times in each of the final four innings on Sunday to take the series finale over Lake County 12-0. In a game that started as a pitcher dual, Christian MacLeod was dominant

Kernels Bats Fall Short in Lake County 8-3 Win Over Cedar Rapids

September 2, 2023

Cedar Rapids, IA – After dropping the first four games of the series, Lake County stranded 17 Cedar Rapids runners on base Saturday night to take game five of the series over the Kernels 8-3. After scoring twice in the first inning on Friday, Lake County returned to work early

Kernels Score Six Times in the Fourth Inning, Outscore Captains 11-7

September 2, 2023

Cedar Rapids, IA – Trailing 5-2 entering the bottom of the fourth inning, the Kernels scored six runs on seven hits, four for extra bases, to take the lead they would never lose Friday night in an 11-7 win over Lake County. After the Kernels scored 12 runs to take

Kernels Score 12 Times, Crush Captains 12-1

August 31, 2023

Cedar Rapids, IA – After being shut out through the first four innings, the Cedar Rapids offense scored five times in the fifth Thursday night and never looked back, taking down Lake County for the third straight night, 12-1. In the game that started as a pitcher's dual, C.J. Culpepper

Rodriguez’s Go-Ahead Triple Lifts Kernels Past Captains 3-2

August 30, 2023

Cedar Rapids, IA – With the go-ahead run on first base and one out in the bottom of the eighth inning, Emmanuel Rodriguez smashed a triple off the warning track in right field to give the Kernels a one-run lead, which would be the difference in the 3-2 win over