The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Quad Cities River Bandits play the first Minor League Baseball game at the Field of Dreams near Dyersville on Tuesday night. Follow along with our live updates and information about how to watch on TV and streaming.
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Pitchers Cade Povich and Sawyer Gipson-Long and infielder Christian Encarnacion-Strand played for the 2022 Cedar Rapids Kernels, with Povich still on the active roster. All three were a part of trades that sent them Tuesday to other MLB organizations.
Pitcher David Festa has had a breakthrough minor league season, dominating at low-A Fort Myers and with the Cedar Rapids Kernels. He had a rare poor performance Sunday in a loss to Peoria but still made it memorable by picking off three straight guys at first base.
Cedar Rapids Prairie grad, former Kirkwood Community College and now former University of Louisville outfielder Levi Usher has signed a contract with the Kansas City Royals, after being picked by them Monday in the 10th round of the MLB Draft.
Catcher Pat Winkel spent the first six weeks of the minor league baseball season on the injured list with a back problem. Since being activated, he has hits in 16 of his 21 games with the Cedar Rapids Kernels, including three multi-hit games in July.
Tickets for the August 9 Midwest League baseball game between the Cedar Rapids Kernels and Quad Cities River Bandits at the Field of Dreams movie site near Dyersville go on sale to residents of Iowa and Illinois on Saturday morning. They are $85 for a box seat and $65 for a bleacher seat.