Paul Molitor is a Baseball Hall of Famer, a former World Series champion and MVP, a guy who collected over 3,300 hits in 21 major league seasons. Despite being let go as manager of the Minnesota Twins five years ago, he still works for the Minnesota Twins and made a recent visit to Veterans Memorial Stadium to observe and teach Cedar Rapids Kernels players.
Articles Tagged: Minnesota Twins
Minor League Sports Apr. 30, 2023 7:52 pm38d ago
Cedar Rapids Kernels pitcher Connor Prielipp is considered one of the top prospects in the Minnesota Twins farm system. Coming off Tommy John elbow surgery, he has been shut down since making his pro debut in early April because of arm tightness. After being given a clean bill of health, he’s headed to the Twins minor league complex in Florida to rehab, with the plan being for him to return to Cedar Rapids by late June.
Minor League Sports Apr. 11, 2023 10:48 am57d ago
Cedar Rapids Prairie graduate Corbin Day was a part-time teacher at Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School two years ago. Now he finds himself as hitting coach for the Cedar Rapids Kernels professional baseball team.
Minor League Sports Aug. 4, 2022 6:14 pm307d ago
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.
Minor League Sports Jun. 20, 2022 9:52 am352d ago
The Cedar Rapids Kernels got a walk-off RBI single from newcomer Frank Nigro to beat Dayton, 4-3, Sunday afternoon. The club has the Midwest League’s best record and clinched the Western Division first-half championship Saturday.
Minor League Sports Jun. 20, 2022 9:51 am352d ago
A 9-5 win over Dayton on Saturday clinched the first-half championship for the Cedar Rapids Kernels in the Midwest League’s Western Division
Minor League Sports Jun. 20, 2022 9:46 am352d ago
Cedar Rapids Kernels starting pitcher David Festa has seen the velocity on his fastball jump from a maximum of 93 miles per hour in college to as high as 99 this season. As such, he’s beginning to make a name for himself in the Minnesota Twins organization.
Minor League Sports Jun. 15, 2022 7:46 pm357d ago
Second baseman Yunior Severino went 4-for-4 with two home runs, including a 460-foot blast, to help lift the Cedar Rapids Kernels to a 7-2 win Wednesday afternoon over the Dayton Dragons at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
Minor League Sports May. 30, 2022 5:48 pm373d ago
The Cedar Rapids Kernels are carrying a pitching staff of 18. It’s not easy to get everyone the work they need.
Minor League Sports May. 30, 2022 5:32 pm373d ago
Will Holland has been a shortstop virtually his entire baseball life. But the parent Minnesota Twins asked him to play some center field last season, and that’s where he has spent the majority of his time this season for the Cedar Rapids Kernels.
Minor League Sports May. 21, 2022 3:52 pm382d ago
Jeferson Morales is the only Cedar Rapids Kernels player who doesn’t live with a local billet family. He lives in a local hotel, though he has his wife and young son with him from Venezuela, which makes everything OK.
Minor League Sports May. 14, 2022 5:23 pm389d ago
Cedar Rapids Kernels pitcher Orlando Rodriguez left his native Cuba with his mother, father and younger brother in 2012 in search of the American dream. His American dream is making it to the major leagues.
Minor League Sports Apr. 9, 2022 2:55 pm424d ago
Aaron Sabato finished an uneven 2021 professional baseball season on an uptick with the Cedar Rapids Kernels. He looks to use that as a springboard to what he hopes is an eventual promotion to Double-A
Minor League Sports Sep. 4, 2021 2:04 pm641d ago
Club has 2 home games left in regular season
Minor League Sports Sep. 4, 2021 9:43 am641d ago
First-round draft pick Aaron Sabato has had an uneven rookie pro season but hopes to finish strong in Cedar Rapids.