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Playoff-Bound: Kernels Clinch Berth Monday

August 29, 2016 - The Cedar Rapids Kernels clinched a Midwest League playoff berth with a 6-1 win Monday over the Clinton LumberKings at Ashford University Field. Following two losses by the Burlington Bees earlier in the day, Cedar Rapids' victory secured a playoff berth for the fourth consecutive season. The Kernels have also won eight straight games overall. In the top of the first inning, Cedar Rapids (40-24, 76-57) jumped out to a 3-0 lead. Luis Arraez opened the scoring with an RBI single against Clinton... Full Story

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KERNELS RECAP Anderson Grabs Kernels' Seventh Straight Win

August 28, 2016 - Six shutout innings by Brady Anderson helped the Cedar Rapids Kernels notch a 4-1 victory Sunday against the Clinton LumberKings. Cedar Rapids now owns a season-high-tying seven-game win streak, matching a streak that lasted from July 11 through July 18 with its triumph at Ashford University Field. As of Sunday afternoon, Cedar Rapids' magic number to clinch a playoff spot is two, and the magic number to clinch home-field advantage in the opening round is three. The Kernels could secure at le... Full Story

Kernels Top LumberKings in 7-2 Victory

August 28, 2016 - CLINTON, IOWA - Luis Arraez, Zander Wiel and Travis Blankenhorn each drove in two runs Saturday during the Cedar Rapids Kernels' 7-2 triumph against the Clinton LumberKings at Ashford University Field. The Kernels earned their sixth consecutive win and took a 2-0 lead in this four-game series while reducing their magic number to clinch a playoff spot to three. Wiel boosted the Kernels (38-24, 74-57) to a quick 1-0 lead in the first inning. Cedar Rapids loaded the bases against Seattle Mariner... Full Story

Beardsley, Wiel Lead Kernels to 9-5 Win

August 26, 2016 - CLINTON, IOWA - Right-handed starting pitcher Tyler Beardsley and the Cedar Rapids Kernels collected an 9-5 victory Friday against the Clinton LumberKings at Ashford University Field. Zander Wiel recorded his team-high 15th home run and finished 3-for-5 with three runs batted in to help the Kernels claim their fifth consecutive triumph and trim their magic number to four. Friday's contest started as a back-and-forth battle. During the first inning, Chris Mariscal hit his second home run of th... Full Story

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September 1 MWL Cedar Rapids at Wisconsin 8:05 p.m.
August 31 MWL Cedar Rapids at Wisconsin 8:05 p.m.
August 29 MWL Cedar Rapids 4 at Clinton 1 Final
August 28 MWL Cedar Rapids 7 at Clinton 2 Final
August 27 MWL Cedar Rapids 7 at Clinton 2 Final
August 26 MWL Cedar Rapids 9 at Clinton 5 Final
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