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Bobby Wilson (2004) signed a minor league deal with the New York Yankees

Sprouting News LogoBobby WilsonBobby Wilson (Cedar Rapids Kernels – 2004) has signed a minor league contract with the New York Yankees. Wilson was claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays earlier in the off season and then was designated for assignment to accommodate additional roster moves. Wilson hit .211 with three HR and 13 RBI in 75 games for the Angels in 2012. He has compiled a .208 batting average with eight HR and 27 RBI during his five year MLB career playing for the Angels.

Bobby Wilson hit .268 with 23 doubles, 8 HR and 64 RBI in 105 games for the 2004 Cedar Rapids Kernels squad. Wilson was selected to the Midwest League all-star squad as Cedar Rapids hosted the event. The 2004 Kernels finished with a record of 75-64 under manager Bobby Magallanes before losing in the first round of the Midwest League playoffs to the Clinton Lumbkerkings.

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8 Cedar Rapids Kernels Alumni make MLB debut, 35 total MLB active players in 2012

There were eight Cedar Rapids Kernels alumni who made their MLB debut in 2012. Barret Browning, David Carpenter, Patrick Corbin, Miguel Gonzalez, Jean Segura, Tyler Skaggs, Will Smith and Andrew Taylor were among the 35 Kernels alumni who played in a MLB game in 2012. The number is down slightly from the 39 former alumni who played in a MLB game in 2011.

2012 was the fifth time there has been three Cedar Rapids professional baseball alumni players selected to the same All-Star game (2012, 2007, 1991, 1984 and 1966). Mike Napoli (2001-02), Mike trout (2009-10) and Mark Trumbo (2006-07) each made their first all-star teams. We have never had more than three appear in the same season.Here is the link to our full all-star selection list.

Here is the complete list of our alumni appearing in a MLB game with the teams they played for and the year designating the season they were in Cedar Rapids.

Alexi Amarista (2008-09) Angels & Padres

Erick Aybar (2003) Angels

Peter Bourjos (2007) Angels

Barret Browning (2007) Cardinals

Alberto Callaspo (2003) Angels

David Carpenter (2010) Angels

Bobby Cassevah (2007) Angels

Alexi Casilla (2004-05) Twins

Tyler Chatwood (2009) Rockies

Hank Conger (2007) Angels

Patrick Corbin (2010) Diamondbacks

Miguel Gonzalez (2005) Orioles

David Herndon (2007) Phillies

Kevin Jepsen (2003) Angels

Howard Kendrick (2004) Angels

Casey Kotchman (2002) Indians

Jeff Mathis (2002) Blue Jays

Mike Napoli (2001-02) Rangers

Darren O’Day (2006) Orioles

Joel Peralta (2001-02) Rays

Garrett Richards (2010) Angels

Fernando Rodriguez (2005) Astros

Sean Rodriguez (2004-05) Rays

Andrew Romine (2008) Angels

Ervin Santana (2002) Angels

Joe Saunders (2002) Diamondbacks & Orioles

Jean Segura (2010) Angels & Brewers

Tyler Skaggs (2010) Diamondbacks

Will Smith (2009) Royals

Andrew Taylor (2009) Angels

Rich Thompson (2003) Angels & Athletics

Mike Trout (2009-10) Angels

Mark Trumbo (2006-07) Angels

Jordan Walden (2008) Angels

Bobby Wilson (2004) Angels

27 Kernels Alumni have played a MLB game in 2012. Here is where they were drafted.

27 former Kernels have played in a major league baseball game thus far in 2012.  In the spirit of the MLB draft continuing into day two, here is that list of our alumni and which round they were selected in the draft. Several of these players were signed as international free agents and were not subject to the amateur draft.

Bobby Wilson (2004) is the lowest drafted player currently active in Major League baseball to my knowledge. Wilson was selected with the Angels 48th round pick, 1,417 pick overall, of the 2002 MLB Draft.

Darren O’Day (2006) was actually passed over in the draft and the Angels signed him as an undrafted free agent. The sidearm reliever has had a great start to the 2012 season with a 3-0 record with a 1.71 E.R.A. and 0.80 W.H.I.P. out of the Orioles bullpen.

Here is the full list of our Alumni who have played in a MLB game this season as of June 5, 2012. Each was selected by the Angels in the MLB draft. the team name designates their current squad for the 2012 season.

Casey Kotchman (Indians) – 1st round 2001

Garrett Richards (Angels) – 1st round 2009

Joe Saunders (Diamondbacks) – 1st round 2002

Mike Trout (Angels) – 1st round

Tyler Chatwood (Rockies) – 2nd round

Patrick Corbin (Diamondbacks) – 2nd round

Kevin Jepsen (Angels) – 2nd round

Sean Rodriguez (Rays) – 3rd round

David Herndon (Phillies) – 5th round

Will Smith (Royals) – 7th round

David Carpenter (Angels) – 9th round

Peter Bourjos (Angels) – 10th round

Howard Kendrick (Angels) – 10th round

Jordan Walden (Angels) – 12th round

Mike Napoli (Rangers) – 17th round

Fernando Rodriguez (Astros) – 18th round

Mark Trumbo (Angels) – 18th round

Bobby Cassevah (Angels) – 34th round

Bobby Wilson (Angels) – 48th round

Darren O’Day (Orioles) – Undrafted Free Agent

International Free Agents

Alexi Amarista (Padres)

Erick Aybar (Angels)

Alberto Callaspo (Angels)

Alexi Casilla (Twins)

Joel Peralta (Rays)

Ervin Santana (Angels)

Rich Thompson (Athletics)

22 Kernels Alumni Earn Opening Day MLB Roster Spots

22 former Cedar Rapids Kernels have earned Opening Day MLB roster spots in 2012. The Angels roster features 11 Kernels Alumni. 18 of the players play in the American League and 4 National League squads have a Cedar Rapids representative. The full list is as follows:

Los Angeles Angels (11) – Alexi Amarista (2008-09), Erick Aybar (2003), Peter Bourjos (2007), Alberto Callaspo (2003), Kevin Jepsen (2003-04), Howard Kendrick (2004), Ervin Santana (2002), Rich Thompson (2003), Mark Trumbo (2006-07), Jordan Walden (2009) and Bobby Wilson (2004)

Tampa Bay Rays (2) – Joel Peralta (2001-02) and Sean Rodriguez (2004-05)

Baltimore Orioles (1) – Darren O’Day (2006)

Cleveland Indians (1) – Casey Kotchman (2002)

Minnesota Twins (1) – Alexi Casilla (2004-05)

Texas Rangers (1) – Mike Napoli (2001-02)

Toronto Blue Jays (1) – Jeff Mathis (2002)

Arizona Diamondbacks (1) – Joe Saunders (2002)

Colorado Rockies (1) – Tyler Chatwood (2009)

Houston Astros (1) – Fernado Rodriguez (2005)

Philadelphia Phillies (1) – David Herndon (2007)

The Harvester – Harvesting News for Alumni Reports

The Harvester – Harvesting the News for Kernels Alumni Reports

Ervin Santana (2002) struck out ten batters en route to his first career no-hitter to lead the Angels to a 3-1 win over the Indians this afternoon. Santana is the fourth player in Cedar Rapids professional baseball history to pitch a major league no-hitter joining Allie Reynolds (1940-41) (two no-hitters), Bob Forsch (1970-71) (two no-hitters) and Jerry Reuss (1967).
Peter Bourjos (2007) went 2-4 with his seventh triple of the season, a RBI, stole a base  and scored a run in the win. Howard Kendrick (2004) was 1-3, scored a run, walked and stole a pair of bases. Mike Trout (2009-10) went 0-3 with a sac fly, while Erick Aybar (2003), Mark Trumbo (2006-07) and Bobby Wilson (2004) each were 0-4 in the game.
John Lackey (2000) won his fourth straight start as the Red Sox defeated Kansas City 12-5. Lackey struck out three in 5 2/3 innings of work while allowing three earned runs on eleven hits and one walk to improve to 9-8 on the season.
Alexi Casilla (2004-05) went 2-4 with double a walk and scored a run in the Twins 7-2 win over the Rangers. Mike Napoli (2001-02) hit his 14th double of the season for the Rangers in the loss finishing 1-4 with a run scored.
Casey Kotchman (2002) was 0-2 in the Ray 13-4 loss to the Athletics. Sean Rodriguez (2004-05) went 0-3 with a walk in the game.
Brandon Wood (2004) was 0-3 with a walk in the Pirates 2-1 extra inning loss to the Braves.
Fernando Rodriguez (2005) improved to 2-0 earning the win with two scoreless innings in the Astros 4-2 victory over the Cardinals. Rodriguez struck out one while allowing one hit and two walks.

The Harvester – Harvesting News for Alumni Reports

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The Kernels fell to Burlington 6-5 last night. We play game three of the the home stand tonight against the Bees at 6:35 p.m. at Perfect Game Field. Without further delay, your Harvester Links for 5/5/11:

aybar med.jpgErick Aybar (2003) went 4-6 with a RBI, stole two bases and scored a pair of runs in the Angels 11-0 win over the Red Sox. Howard Kendrick (2004) was 3-6 with two RBI, stole a base and scored a run, Peter Bourjos (2007) went 3-4 with a double and scored four runs, Mark Trumbo (2006-07) was 1-3 with his sixth HR of the season and Alberto Callaspo (2003) went 2-5 with two RBI in the win. Jeff Mathis (2002) was 1-4 with a run scored, while Bobby Wilson (2004) and Alexi Amarista (2008-09) each were 0-1 in the game.

Rich Thompson (2003) struck out two in 1 2/3 innings of work in the Angels win.

John Lackey (2000) allowed eight runs in four innings of work in the Red Sox 11-0 loss to the Angels to fall to 2-4 on the season.

Sean Rodriguez (2004-05) went 1-4 with a double and a RBI in the Rays 3-1 win over the Blue Jays. Casey Kotchman (2002) was 1-3 with a walk in the win.

Mike Napoli (2001-02) was 0-2 with a walk in the Rangers 3-1 loss to the Mariners.

Angels hammer former ace in rout of Red Sox – MLB.com

AngelsWin.com Prospect Report May 5, 2011 – AngelsWin.com

Weary Angels batter John Lackey (2000), Red Sox – OCRegister.com

The Harvester – Harvesting News for Alumni Reports

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This

feature is a daily report sharing the links and news of Kernels
Alumni. Previously, we updated these throughout the day on Facebook as
they happened. I will be posting each morning to try and keep the links
as relevant and fresh as I can. If something comes across during the
day, it likely will sneak into another post. The Kernels will host Kane County tonight in game one of a three game series. Without
further
delay, your Harvester Links for 4/25/11:

Peter Bourjos (2007) went 2-3 at the plate in the Angels 7-0 loss to the Red Sox. Erick Aybar (2003), Alberto Callaspo (2003) and Jeff Mathis each went 1-4 in the game. Howard Kendrick (2004) and Mark Trumbo (2006-07) were 0-4 and Bobby Wilson (2004) walked in his only plate appearance. Rich Thompson (2003) struck out four in two innings of scoreless relief.

John Lackey (2000) struck out six in eight scoreless innings to earn the win in the Red Sox 7-0 victory over the Angels.

Mike Napoli (2001-02) hit his fifth HR of the season in the Rangers 8-7 win over the Royals. Napoli finished the game 1-3 with a walk, two RBI and scored a pair of runs.

Sean Rodriguez (2004-05) went 1-2 with a double and a walk in the Rays 2-0 win over the Tigers. Casey Kotchman (2002) was 0-1 at the plate in the game.

Alexi Casilla (2004-05) was 2-3 and scored a run in the Twins 4-3 win over the Indians.

Steady Alberto Callaspo (2003) a surprise choice for cleanup – MLB.com

John Lackey (2000) beats Angels 7-0 to complete sweep – LATimes.com

Brandon Wood (2004) ‘definitely happy’ to start over – OCRegister.com

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The Harvester – Harvesting News for Alumni Reports

bradenbell-thumb-450x253-2681381b.jpgThe Harvester – Harvesting the News for Kernels Alumni Reports

This

feature is a daily report sharing the links and news of Kernels
Alumni. Previously, we updated these throughout the day on Facebook as
they happened. I will be posting each morning to try and keep the links
as relevant and fresh as I can. If something comes across during the
day, it likely will sneak into another post. Friday’s game between the Quad Cities River Bandits and Cedar Rapids Kernels was postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up as part of a
doubleheader today starting at 2:05 pm. Without
further
delay, your Harvester Links for 4/23/11:

Erick Aybar (2003) went 2-4, stole a base and scored a run in the Angels 4-3 loss to the Red Sox. Jeff Mathis (2002) was 1-3 with a RBI, Howard Kendrick (2004) went 1-4 with a double, a walk and scored a run, Peter Bourjos (2007) was 1-5 with a double and Hank Conger went 1-1 pinch hitting. Alberto Callaspo (2003) was 0-2 with a pair of walks, Mark Trumbo (2006-07) went 0-3 and Bobby Wilson entered the game as a defensive replacement.

Trevor Bell (2007-08) made his 2011 debut with two scoreless innings of relief in the Angels loss.

Bobby Jenks (2001) picked up his second hold of the year allowing two runs in the eighth inning of the Red Sox 4-3 win over the Angels.

Mike Napoli (2001-02) hit his fourth HR of the season and went 1-2 with two RBI and a pair of walks in the Rangers 11-6 win over the Royals.

Sean Rodriguez (2004-05) went 0-2 with a pair of walks in the Rays 6-4 loss to the Blue Jays in extra innings. Joel Peralta (2001-02) took his first blown save of the year allowing one run in an inning of work in the loss.

Joe Saunders (2002) worked six strong innings in a no-decision as the Diamondbacks fell to the Mets 4-1. Saunders struck out four while allowing one run.

Trevor Bell (2007-08) glad to be back in Angels’ bullpen mix – MLB.com

Bucks pluck Brandon Wood (2004) up off waivers – MLB.com

Pirates give waiver pickup Brandon Wood (2004) opportunity to salvage career – Post-Gazette.com

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The Harvester – Harvesting News for Alumni Reports

bradenbell-thumb-450x253-2681381b.jpgThe Harvester – Harvesting the News for Kernels Alumni Reports

This

feature is a daily report sharing the links and news of Kernels
Alumni. Previously, we updated these throughout the day on Facebook as
they happened. I will be posting each morning to try and keep the links
as relevant and fresh as I can. If something comes across during the
day, it likely will sneak into another post. The Kernels were rained out last night. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader today starting at 5:00 pm. Without
further
delay, your Harvester Links for 4/20/11:

bourjos small blog.jpgMark Trumbo (2006-07) and Peter Bourjos (2007) each homered to lead the Angels to a 15-4 win over the Rangers. Bourjos finished the game 4-5 with 3 RBI, a double and scored three runs. Trumbo was 3-5 with 4 RBI, a double and scored a pair of runs. Alberto Callaspo (2003) went 2-3 with a pair of walks, a RBI and scored four runs. Hank Conger (2007) was 2-3 with two RBI, a walk and scored a pair of runs. Howard Kendrick (2004) went 0-6, Bobby Wilson 92004) was 0-1 and Brandon Wood (2004) went 0-1 in the win.

Mason Tobin (2008) allowed three runs in a 1/3 of an inning of work in the Rangers 15-4 loss to the Angels.

Sean Rodriguez (2004-05) went 2-3 with a double, a triple and a RBI in the Rays 2-1 win over the White Sox. Casey Kotchman (2002) was 2-3 in the win.

Alexi Casilla (2004-05) went 0-3 with a walk in the Twins 11-0 loss to the Orioles.

John Lackey (2000) took the loss in the Red Sox 5-0 loss to the Athletics. Lackey struck out three in six innings of work while allowing one run.

David Herndon (2007) allowed three runs without retiring a batter in the Phillies 9-0 loss to the Brewers.

Mark Trumbo’s (2006-07) four RBI power Angels’ rout – MLB.com

Angels designate Brandon Wood (2004) for assignment – LATimes.com

Angels ready to cut ties with Brandon Wood (2004) – OCRegister.com

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The Harvester – Harvesting News for Alumni Reports

bradenbell-thumb-450x253-2681381b.jpgThe Harvester – Harvesting the News for Kernels Alumni Reports

This feature is a daily report sharing the links and news of Kernels Alumni. Previously, we updated these throughout the day on Facebook as they happened. I will be posting each morning to try and keep the links as relevant and fresh as I can. If something comes across during the day, it likely will sneak into another post. The Kernels open our home schedule today against Wisconsin. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Without further delay, your Harvester Links for 4/11/11:

Peter Bourjos (2007) went 1-4 with a two-run triple to support a strong pitchign performance by Jered Weaver and lead the Angels to a 3-1 win over the Blue Jays. Alberto Callaspo (2003) was 1-3 with a walk and scored a run, Mark Trumbo (2006-07) went 1-4 and scored a run, Howard Kendrick (2004) was 0-2 with a walk and scored a run, Brandon Wood (2004) was 1-3 and Bobby Wilson (2004) went 0-3 in the win.

Sean Rodriguez (2004-05) was 0-3 in the Rays 6-1 loss to the White Sox.

Darren O’Day (2006) worked 2/3 of an inning of scoreless relief for his second hold as the Rangers defeated the Orioles 3-0.

Alexi Casilla (2004-05) went 0-2 with a sacrifice in the Twins 5-3 loss to the Athletics.

Joe Saunders (2002) allowed four earned runs in 3 innings of work taking a no decision in the Diamondbacks 10-8 win over the Reds.

Angels make surprising roster moves – LATImes.com

Erick Aybar (2003) placed on disabled list – MLB.com

Stretched Angels turn to Tyler Chatwood (2009) on Monday – OCRegister.com

Chatwood small.jpgTyler Chatwood posted a 8-7 mark with a 4.02 ERA for the 2009 Cedar Rapids Kernels who finished 78-60 under manager Bill Mosiello. Chatwood struckout 105 batters in 116 1/3 innings of work.

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