The Harvester – Harvesting News for Alumni Reports

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


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. Late today with the links.
delay, your Harvester Links for 4/6/11:

     Jordan Walden (2008) struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning to earn
his 1st save of the season in the Angels 5-3 win over the Rays. Michael
Kohn (2009) allowed a solo HR working the eighth inning.

     Hank Conger (2007) was 1-4 with a solo HR, Howard Kendrick (2004)
went 2-2 with a triple two walks and scored two runs, Alberto Callaspo
(2003) was 1-4 with two RBI, Peter Bourjos (2007) went 1-4 with his 1st
stolen base of the year and Mark Trumbo (2006-07) was 0-4 in the

     Sean Rodriguez (2004-05) went 1-3 with a solo HR and a walk in the
Rays 5-3 loss to the Angels. Joel Peralta (2001-02) worked a scoreless
ninth in the game.

     Alexi Casilla (2004-05) went 0-2 in the Twins 5-4 extra inning win over the Yankees.

     Bobby Jenks (2001) struck out three batters in a scoreless 7th innings in the Red Sox 3-1 loss to the Indians.

     David Herndon (2007) struck out one while allowing a run in the sixth inning of the Phillies 7-1 loss to the Mets.

Angels demote Rodney, name Jordan Walden (2008) closer –

Jered Weaver, Hank Conger (2007) bring out the best in each other –

Erick Aybar (2003) sits again, Alberto Callaspo (2003) in the lineup –

jwalden3 blog 2.jpg     Jordan Walden
posted a 4-6 mark with a 2.18 ERA during the first half of the 2008
season for the Cedar Rapids Kernels. Walden struck out 91 batters in 107
1/3 innings of work before being promoted to Rancho Cucamonga

     Jordan Walden made his MLB debut on
August 22, 2010. Walden posted a 0-1 record with a 2.35 ERA and earned a
save working 15 1/3 innings of relief work for the Los Angeles Angels
of Anaheim last season.


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