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.
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Major League Baseball’s inaugural Field of Dreams game last summer was a hit. The Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds followed it up with a less-memorable game near Dyersvillle on Thursday night, but it was still a beautiful night for baseball at an iconic setting in Iowa.
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.
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.
Cedar Rapids Prairie graduate and former Kirkwood Community College outfielder Levi Usher was taken by the Kansas City Royals in the 10th round of the Major League Baseball Draft on Monday. Usher has one more season of college eligibility remaining at the University of Louisville but is expected to turn pro.