Diamonds and Ice by Jeff Johnson

Randy LeBlanc strong on the mound, A.J. Murray homers as C.R. Kernels beat Lansing, 3-0

LANSING, Mich. - Randy LeBlanc and Nick Anderson combined for a seven-hit shutout in the Cedar Rapids Kernels' 3-0 win Tuesday morning over the Lansin ...

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Meet The Kernels — Nelson Molina

Name: Nelson MolinaNumber: 23Position: InfieldBats/Throws: Left/RightHeight/Weight: 6-foot-3, 175 poundsAge: 21Hometown: Arecibo, Puerto RicoNoteworth ...

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C.R. RoughRiders add to herd, draft sons of former NHL players Manderville, Tonelli

CEDAR RAPIDS - If bloodlines mean anything, the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders found a couple of future gems Monday night.The club added to its herd by sele ...

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Cedar Rapids Kernels strand 13 in frustrating 4-1 loss at Lansing

LANSING, Mich. - The Cedar Rapids Kernels stranded 13 runners on base in a 4-1 loss Monday night to the Lansing Lugnuts in Midwest League baseball. C ...

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Meet The Kernels — Zander Wiel

Name: Zander WielNumber: 21Position: First BaseBats/Throws: Right/RightHeight/Weight: 6-foot-3, 232 poundsAge: 23Hometown: McBrayer, TennesseeNotewort ...

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Meet The Kernels — Zack Tillery

Name: Zack TilleryNumber: 46Position: PitcherThrows: RightHeight/Weight: 6-foot-3, 210 poundsAge: 23Hometown: Naples, FloridaNoteworthy: Made 28 appea ...

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Rafael Valera of Cedar Rapids Kernels can play any position

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Cedar Rapids Kernels have an infinite amount of promotions each season. Friday night was "Minions Night," for instance, with hats ...

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Sam Clay of Cedar Rapids Kernels being molded into starting pitcher

CEDAR RAPIDS - This decision to make Sam Clay a starting pitcher appears to be a wise one. The Cedar Rapids Kernels left-hander continued his out-get ...

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Podcast: 'Triple Play' on hot starts for Cubs and White Sox, state of youth baseball

The "Triple Play" podcast with Jeff Johnson, K.J. Pilcher and Nathan Ford reacts to hot starts from Chicago's teams, PED rumblings surrounding Jake Ar ...

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Morgan Hawk still calling C.R. Kernels games, just not as many

CEDAR RAPIDS - That chuckle you heard Saturday night was Morgan Hawk.The Cedar Rapids Kernels played a double-header at Clinton that didn't conclude u ...

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Meet The Kernels — Manuel Guzman

Name: Manuel GuzmanNumber: 1Position: InfieldBats/Throws: Switch/RightHeight/Weight: 5-foot-9, 160 poundsAge: 21Hometown: Santo Domingo Norte, Dominic ...

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Neither weather nor injury is holding back Cedar Rapids Kernels’ infielder Luis Arraez

CEDAR RAPIDS - Not even a swollen knee or weather that's as un-Venezuelan as you can get is stopping Luis Arraez from hitting everything in sight and ...

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Meet The Kernels — Michael Theofanopoulos

Name: Michael TheofanopoulosNumber: 43Position: PitcherThrows: LeftHeight/Weight: 6-foot-1, 185 poundsAge: 23Hometown: Pleasanton, CaliforniaNoteworth ...

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Meet The Kernels — Cody Stashak

Name: Cody StashakPosition: PitcherNumber: 30Throws: RightHeight/Weight: 6-foot-2, 169 poundsAge: 21Hometown: Somers Point, New JerseyNoteworthy: Join ...

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Late misfortune dooms Cedar Rapids RoughRiders in Game 5 loss to Bloomington

CEDAR RAPIDS - The thing about hockey is that you can compete your butt off, play well by most standards and have all that undone by one untimely boun ...

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