This date in Kernels history – July 2, 2007 – Jeremy Haynes
On July 2, 2007, Jeremy haynes pitched seven shutout innings to earn the win as the Cedar Rapids Kernels defeated the Kane County Cougars 5-0. Haynes struck out two while allowing four hits in the game.
Jeremy Haynes went 5-6 with a 3.06 E.R.A. in 19 starts for Cedar Rapids in 2007. Haynes struck out 75 batters in 94 innings of work. Cedar Rapids finished the season with a 78-61 record under manager Ever Magallanes. The Kernels lost to the Clinton Lumberkings in the first round of the Midwest League Playoffs. Jeremy Haynes also appeared in 5 games for the Kernels in 2008 posting a 2-1 record with a 2.67 E.R.A.
Jeremy Haynes split the 2011 season between the Inland Empire 66ers (Hi-A – LAA) and the Lynchburg Hillcats (Hi-A – ATL). Haynes had a 1-2 record with a 9.39 E.R.A. in four games for Inland Empire and posted a 2-1 mark with a 6.41 E.R.A. in 30 games for Lynchburg in 2011. The Atlanta Braves released Haynes during Spring Training this year.
This is my 8th season (2005-present) working as the stadium operations guy here with the Cedar Rapids Kernels. I will be reminiscing the best performances by the Kernels during my tenure to add to my This Date in Kernels Alumni History features this year.