Cedar Rapids Kernels

A Q&A with new Minnesota Twins General Manager Thad Levine

CEDAR RAPIDS - Thad Levine is the new General Manager of the Minnesota Twins. The 45-year-old was hired by new Twins Chief Baseball Officer Derek Fal ...

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Minnesota Twins GM Thad Levine 'very happy' 2B Brian Dozier is still with the club

CEDAR RAPIDS - The biggest newsy item surrounding the Minnesota Twins this winter has been the status of Brian Dozier. The all-star second baseman hi ...

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Byron Buxton returns to Cedar Rapids, confident about establishing himself in 2017 for Minnesota Twins

CEDAR RAPIDS - Byron Buxton found himself back in the city Wednesday night where he started to become the can't-miss kid. The Minnesota Twins center ...

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New Twins GM Thad Levine to appear at Kernels’ Hot Stove Banquet

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Cedar Rapids Kernels announced Thursday afternoon that three dignitaries have been added to the lineup of people appearing at the c ...

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Local Negro League star Art 'Superman' Pennington dies at 93

CEDAR RAPIDS - There's that old baseball one-liner that whenever a powerful hitter comes to the plate, you make sure and get your married men off the ...

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Tommy Watkins will manage 2017 Cedar Rapids Kernels

CEDAR RAPIDS - One man's opportunity has created an opportunity for two more. The parent Minnesota Twins announced late Monday afternoon that Tommy W ...

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Former C.R. Kernels pitcher Yorman Landa dies at age 22

CEDAR RAPIDS - Former Cedar Rapids Kernels pitcher Yorman Landa has died in a car accident in his native Venezuela, the Minnesota Twins announced Satu ...

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Byron Buxton, Bert Blyleven highlight Twins Caravan during Hot Stove Banquet

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Cedar Rapids Kernels announced Thursday the main guests during the Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan stop at the Hot Stove Banquet are ...

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C.R. Kernels’ season ends on walk-off hit in 11th inning

CLINTON - Minor league games are a dime a dozen. It's doubtful there's many, if any, these players and coaches will recall years from now. But maybe ...

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Clinton forces deciding Game 3 with 6-1 win over Cedar Rapids Kernels

CLINTON - Whether it was showmanship, or whether he really thought there was something nefarious going on, Clinton Manager Mitch Canham asked umpires ...

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Cedar Rapids Kernels blast Clinton, 9-3, to move within win of MWL title series

CEDAR RAPIDS - Christian Ibarra was ready to go home. He had one more game left with the Fort Myers Miracle, and his 2016 season was done. Then his ma ...

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Cedar Rapids Kernels trip(le) up Wisconsin in Game 1

GRAND CHUTE, Wis. - Zander Wiel thought he got it. The smile on his face told you. The Cedar Rapids Kernels first baseman needed a home run in his ei ...

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C.R. Kernels topple Wisconsin, 3-1, to win Midwest League playoff series

CEDAR RAPIDS - It was gratifying enough to win their first Midwest League playoff series in sweep style. But the way the Cedar Rapids Kernels were abl ...

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C.R. Kernels Manager Jake Mauer continues developing players, winning games

CEDAR RAPIDS - You'd think selling cars and managing a professional baseball team would have nothing in common. You're hawking the latest Chevy Malib ...

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Cedar Rapids Kernels get a batting champ and RBI champ

CEDAR RAPIDS - Going into the final day of the Midwest League regular season, it was virtually a given that the Cedar Rapids Kernels would end up with ...

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