This date in Kernels alumni history – October 27, 2002 – John Lackey
On October 22, 2002, John Lackey (Cedar Rapids Kernels– 2000) worked five innings while allowing one run to earn the win as the Angels defeated the Giants 4-1 in game seven of the 2002 World Series at Edison International Field. Lackey struck out three while allowing one walk and four 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. Lackey will likely miss the 2012 season to undergo Tommy John surgery.
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.