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Pedro Borbon (Cedar Rapids Cardinals – 1966) passed away at age 65

The Reds have announced Pedro Borbon has passed away at the age of 65. Borbon played 12 MLB seasons for the Angels, Reds, Giants and Cardinals between 1969 and 1980. He compiled a 69-39 record with 80 saves and a 3.52 E.R.A. in 593 career games. Borbon appeared in three World Series with the Cincinnati Reds earning rings in two of them (1975 and 1976). He was a key member of the Big Red Machine bullpen at the peak of their success and is the Reds career leader in appearances with 531. Borbon was elected into the Reds Hall of Fame in 2010.

Pedro Borbon made his professional debut in 1966 with the Cedar Rapids Cardinals. He posted a 6-1 record with a 1.96 E.R.A. in 38 games. The team finished 81-40 in 1st place during the regular season under manager Ron Plaza. The Cedar Rapids Cardinals fell to Fox Cities 2 games to 1 in the Championship Series.

His son Pedro Borbon, Jr. served as the Cedar Rapids Kernels pitching coach at the start of the 2007 season.

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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.

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Wisconsin scored seven runs in the 5th inning and held off a late Kernels rally to down the Kernels 9-7 in game two of the series with the Timber Rattlers. The Kernels conclude the series in Wisconsin with the Timber Rattlers tonight at 6:35 p.m. from Time Warner Cable Field at Fox Cities Stadium. Without further delay, your Harvester Links for 5/12/11:


Erick Aybar (2003) went 2-5 with a RBI, stole a base and scored a run in the Angels 6-4 extra inning loss to the White Sox. Alberto Callaspo (2003) was 2-4 with a RBI, Peter Bourjos (2007) went 1-4 with a triple and scored a run and Howard Kendrick (2004) was 1-4, stole a base and scored a run in the loss. Hank Conger (2007) went 0-4 and Mark Trumbo (2006-07) was 0-3.

Tyler Chatwood (2009) worked 6 1/3 innings while allowing one run to take a no-decision. Rich Thompson (2003) retired the only batter he faced for his first hold of the season. Jordan Walden (2008) took his second blown save allowing two runs in the ninth inning. Kevin Jepsen (2003-04) took the loss allowing a pair of runs in the tenth inning.

Casey Kotchman (2002) went 2-5 with a RBI in the Rays 8-2 win over the Indians.

John Lackey (2000) took the loss allowing nine runs in 6 2/3 innings of work in the Red Sox 9-3 loss to the Blue Jays.

Brandon Wood (2004) was 1-4 in the Pirates 2-0 loss to the Dodgers.

Mike Scioscia tries another off beat move, Howard Kendrick (2004) in left field – LATimes.com

Angels place Rodriguez on DL, Kevin Jepsen (2003-04) recalled from AAA – MLB.com

Peter Bourjos (2007) triples to left field – OCRegister.com

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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 beat Burlington 4-3 in 17 innings last night. We play game two 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:

Conger, Hank Batting.jpgHank Conger (2007) went 3-4 with a double in the Angels 5-3 win over the Red Sox in 13 innings. Howard Kendrick (2004) was 2-6 with a double and scored a run, Erick Aybar (2003) went 1-4 with a double, a pair of walks, a sacrifice and stole a base, Peter Bourjos (2007) was 1-5 with a walk and scored a run, Alberto Callaspo (2003) went 0-6, Jeff Mathis (2002) was 0-1 and Alexi Amarista (2008-09) entered the game as a pinch runner.

Ervin Santana (2002) pitched four shutout innings without allowing a hit while striking out seven before a rain delay ended his outing. Rich Thompson (2003) struck out two in 1 2/3 inning of work following the delay. Jordan Walden (2008) gave up two runs in the ninth for his first blown save. Trevor Bell (2007-08) struck out three in four innings of scoreless relief to earn the win.

Alexi Casilla (2004-05) was 0-4 in the Twins 3-2 win over the White Sox.

Casey Kotchman (2002) went 0-2 with a pair of walks, scored a run and stole a base in the Rays 3-2 loss to the Blue Jays. Sean Rodriguez (2004-05) entered the game as a pinch runner.

Brandon Wood (2004) was 1-4 with a RBI in the Pirates 7-4 win over the Padres.

Facing right-hander, Mark Trumbo (2006-07) back on bench – MLB.com

Angels defeat Red Sox, 5-3 in 13 innings – LATimes.com

AngelsWin.com Prospect Report 5/4/11 – AngelsWin.com

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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 completed a three game series sweep of the Kane County Cougars with
a 6-1 victory at Elfstrom Stadium. We begin a six game home stand tonight against Burlington at 6:35
p.m. at Perfect Game Field. Without
further
delay, your Harvester Links for 5/4/11:

trumbo 2.jpgMark Trumbo (2006-07) hit his fifth HR of the season in the Angels 7-3 loss to the Red Sox. Erick Aybar (2003) went 1-4 with a double and a RBI, Jeff Mathis (2002) was 1-4, Peter Bourjos (2007) went 1-4 and Howard Kendrick (2004) was 0-4 in the game.

Alexi Casilla (2004-05) went 1-4 in the Twins 1-0 victory over the White Sox.

Sean Rodriguez (2004-05) was 1-3, stole a base and scored a run in the Rays 3-2 win over the Blue Jays. Casey Kotchman (2002) entered the game as a defensive replacement.

Mike Napoli (2001-02) went 0-4 in the Rangers 4-3 loss to the Mariners.

Brandon Wood (2004) walked in his only plate appearance in the Pirates 6-5 loss to the Padres.

Joe Saunders (2002) struck out two in six innings of work while allowing three runs to take a no-decision in the Diamondbacks 4-3 win over the Rockies.

Peter Bourjos (2007) aims for better contact – MLB.com

Hank Conger (2007) finds comfort in versatility at the plate – OCRegister.com

New wave of bees make their mark in Los Angeles – SLTrib.com

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The Harvester – Harvesting News for Alumni Reports

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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 defeated Kane County 5-4 in yesterday’s noon game to finish off a three game sweep. We head to Quad Cities tonight to start the road trip. Without
further
delay, your Harvester Links for 4/28/11:

Alexi Amarista (2008-09) went 1-2 in the Angels 2-1 extra inning loss to the Athletics. Peter Bourjos (2007) and Alberto Callaspo (2003) each were 1-4 in the game. Erick Aybar (2003) was 0-3 with a sacrifice, Howard Kendrick (2004) and Hank Conger (2007) each went 0-4 and Mark Trumbo (2006-07) scored a run as a pinch runner.

Rich Thompson (2003) struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning. Jordan Walden (2008) took the loss striking out one in one inning of work while allowing one run in the tenth inning of the Angels loss.

Mike Napoli (2001-02) went 1-4 with a double and two RBI in the Rangers 7-6 win over the Blue Jays.

Sean Rodriguez.jpgSean Rodriguez (2004-05) went 2-4 with a double, a RBI, stole a base and scored a run in the Rays 8-2 win over the Twins. Casey Kotchman (2002) entered the game as a defensive replacement. Joel Peralta (2001-02) struck out one in a scoreless eighth inning of the victory.

Alexi Casilla (2004-05) was 0-2 with a RBI, a walk and a sacrifice in the Twins 8-2 loss to the Rays.

Joe Saunders (2002) took the loss as the Diamondbacks fell 8-4 to the Phillies. Saunders allowed six runs in 5 2/3 innings of work while striking out eight batters.

Brandon Wood (2004) went 1-2 with a walk and scored a run in the Pirates 2-0 win over the Giants.

Jordan Walden (2008) adjusting to closer’s role – MLB.com

Rookie Mark Trumbo (2006-07) fighting through slump – OCRegister.com

Hip injury puts reliever Darren O’Day (2006) on 60 day DL – MLB.com

 

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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 defeated Kane County 8-4 last night. The final game of the homestand is set to start at noon today. Without
further
delay, your Harvester Links for 4/27/11:

amarista batting small.jpgPeter Bourjos (2007) and Howard Kendrick (2004) each had four hits and Alexi Amarista (2008-09) made his MLB debut in the Angels 8-3 win over the Athletics. Bourjos went 3-4 with a triple, a RBI and scored a pair of runs, Kendrick was 3-4 with two doubles and scored three runs and Amarista hit a two-run double in his first at bat and added a sacrifice fly later in the game.

Hank Conger (2007) was 2-4 with a double, two RBI and scored a run, Erick Aybar (2003) went 2-5 with a stolen base and Alberto Callaspo (2003) was 0-4 in the victory.

Tyler Chatwood (2009) improved to 2-1 on the season striking out one in 5 1/3 innings of work while allowing three runs. Jordan Walden (2008) worked a scoreless ninth inning to finish the game.

Mike Napoli (2001-02) went 0-1 in the Rangers 10-3 loss to the Blue Jays. Darren O’Day (2006) struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning of the loss.

Brandon Wood (2004) was 0-2 with a walk in the Pirates 3-2 loss to the Giants.

David Herndon (2007) finished the game allowing a run in two innings of relief work in the Phillies 7-5 loss to the Diamondbacks.

Angels’ Alexi Amarista (2008-09) has big debut in victory over Athletics – LATimes.com

Debuting Alexi Amarista (2008-09) ready to go – MLB.com

Bottom feeders lead 16 hit attack – MLB.com

 

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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 battled through cold and wet weather to take game 1, 6-1 over Kane County last night. Game 2 of the series is scheduled for tonight at 6:35 p.m. Without
further
delay, your Harvester Links for 4/26/11:

Howard Kendrick (2004) went 2-4 with a pair of RBI and scored a run in the Angels 5-0 win over the Athletics. Alberto Callaspo (2003) was 1-4 with a double and scored a run, Erick Aybar (2003) went 1-3 and scored a run, Peter Bourjos (2007) was 1-4 and scored a run, Mark Trumbo (2006-07) went 1-3 and Jeff Mathis (2002) was 0-3 in the win.

Mike Napoli (2001-02) went 0-1 as a pinch hitter in the Rangers 6-4 loss to the Blue Jays.

brandon wood.jpgBrandon Wood (2004) was 1-4 with a double, two RBI and scored a run in his Pirates debut to help defeat the Nationals 4-2.

Brandon Wood’s (2004) solid debut helps Maholm to first win – MLB.com

Brandon Wood (2004) debuts with bucs, plays third – PittsburghLive.com

Angels hope Alexi Amarista (2008-09) can provide a boost – MLB.com

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The Angels have called up 2009 MWL batting champ Alexi Amarista (2008-09)

bradenbell-thumb-450x253-2681381b.jpgAmarista Ian small.jpgAlexi Amarista (2008-09) became the third member of the 2009 Kernels squad to join the Angels. Michael Kohn started the year with the Angels and Tyler Chatwood has made three starts recently with the injuries depleting the rotation.

Alexi Amarista hit .319 with 4 HR, 10 triples, 39 doubles and 49 RBI for the Kernels in 2009. Amarista led the team with a .390 OBP and was second on the team with 38 stolen bases.
 
Angels recall infielder Alexi Amarista (2008-09) from AAA – LATimes.com

Alexi Amarista’s (2008-09) tragic past – ESPN.com

Angels hope Alexi Amarista (2008-09) can provide boost – MLB.com

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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. 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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