The home field at Veterans Memorial Stadium will change from Perfect Game Field to PG Cares Field for the 2023 season, it was announced Tuesday. Perfect Game scouting service was created in Cedar Rapids as a baseball club and has provided naming rights at Memorial Stadium since 2009.
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Cedar Rapids Prairie graduate, former Kirkwood Community College and Mount Mercy University player Corbin Day will serve as a hitting coach for the 2023 Cedar Rapids Kernels, it was announced Thursday. Day has been an assistant coach at Kirkwood. Brian Dinkelman will return as Kernels manager.
The Cedar Rapids Kernels scored three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, on one hit, three walks, a hit by pitch and run-scoring balk to beat the South Bend Cubs, 5-3, in Game 2 of the Midwest League Western Division playoff series. The winner-take-all Game 3 is Friday night in Cedar Rapids.
Cedar Rapids Kernels pitcher Jon Olsen was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 2018, but didn’t begin his pro baseball career until last season because of injuries and the COVID pandemic. After a second Tommy John surgery in the offseason, he’s back again and grateful.
Cedar Rapids Kernels shortstop Brooks Lee was the first-round draft pick of the Minnesota Twins recently, the eighth overall selection. Despite going 2 1/2 months between games after his college season ended, Lee has done nothing but hit since he turned pro.