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Kernels Rally for 9-8 Walk-Off Win

May 29, 2016 - CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels faced an early six-run deficit before coming from behind and earning a 9-8 walk-off win Sunday against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Brad Hartong drove in two runs and scored two runs, including the winning run in the bottom of the ninth. Wisconsin (24-26) scored the first six runs of Sunday's contest. Luis Aviles put the Timber Rattlers in front with an RBI single in the third inning. David Den... Full Story

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Nordgren Fans 12, But Kernels Fall in Extras

May 28, 2016 - CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - Despite a career-high 12 strikeouts over seven innings Saturday from Miles Nordgren, the Cedar Rapids Kernels lost to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in 11 innings, 2-1, in game two of a four-game series. Wisconsin takes a 2-0 series lead after its extra-inning victory before a crowd of 2,968 at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Nordgren silenced the Timber Rattlers (24-25) through the first five innings while racking up the strikeouts. After a punchout in th... Full Story

Timber Rattlers Win on Star Wars Night

May 27, 2016 - CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - The force was strong with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers during Star Wars Night as they took an 8-3 win Friday night over the Cedar Rapids Kernels in front of 2,608 fans at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Wisconsin (23-25) also claimed an early 1-0 advantage in this four-game series against Cedar Rapids (27-20). The Timber Rattlers jumped to a 7-0 lead, which was not the start the Kernels were looking for. Jake Gatewood opened the scoring in a six-run four... Full Story

Brian Olson promoted to Fort Myers; Kevin Garcia joins from Fort Myers

May 27, 2016 - Cedar Rapids, IA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce that catcher Brian Olson has been promoted to Fort Myers and that catcher Kevin Garcia will join the Kernels from Fort Myers. Brad Steil, Director of Minor League Operations for the Twins, announced the move. Olson played in eight games for the Kernels this season, batting .296 (8-27) with three doubles and 4 RBI. He was selected by the Twins in the 34th round of the 2015 First Year Player Draft out of Seattle University... Full Story

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May 31 MWL Cedar Rapids at Beloit 7:30 p.m.
May 30 MWL Wisconsin at Cedar Rapids 3:05 p.m.
May 29 MWL Wisconsin 8 at Cedar Rapids 9 Final
May 28 MWL Wisconsin 2 at Cedar Rapids 1 Final (11)
May 27 MWL Wisconsin 8 at Cedar Rapids 3 Final
May 26 MWL Cedar Rapids 12 at Burlington 2 Final
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