This date in Kernels alumni history – October 6, 2008 – John Lackey
On October 6, 2008, John Lackey (Cedar Rapids Kernels– 2000) worked seven innings while allowing two runs to earn a no decision as the Angels fell to the Boston Red Sox 3-2 in game four of the American League Divisional Series. Lackey struck out one while allowing one walk and seven hits.
John Lackey has posted a 128-94 record with a 4.10 ERA thus far during his 10 year MLB career playing for the Angels and Red Sox.
John Lackey posted a 3-2 record with a 2.08 ERA in five starts with the 2000 Cedar Rapids Kernels. The Kernels finished in 13th place with a record of 53-86 under managers Mitch Seone and Tyrone Boykin.