This date in Kernels history – July 22, 2010 – Casey Haerther
On July 22, 2010, Casey Haerther went 1-2 at the plate with his sixth HR, two RBI, scored a run and walked as the Cedar Rapids Kernels defeated the Dayton Dragons 8-1 on the road. Haerther hit .307 with 26 doubles, 8 HR, 74 RBI and stole 10 bases in 113 games during the 2010 season for the Kernels. Cedar Rapids finished the season with a 82-56 record under manager Bill Mosiello. The Kernels lost to Clinton in the first round of the Midwest League Playoffs.
Casey Haerther hit .293 with 34 doubles, 8 HR and 68 RBI for the Inland Empire 66ers in 117 games in 2011. Haerther is hitting .272 with 8 HR and 39 RBI in 88 games for the Arkansas Travelers in 2012.
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.