April 2013

This date in Kernels history – April 5, 2008 – Jordan Walden

This date in Kernels history – April 5, 2008 – Jordan Walden

 

Walden was traded to the Atlanta Braves this past offseason.

The Sprouting News

This will be 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. Its not quite the best in Kernels history as the team became the Kernels in 1993 as we started our affiliation with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, but it is a start and research is never truly complete anyway.

On April 5, 2008, Jordan Walden pitched a complete game taking the loss as the Kernels fell 1-0 to the Clinton Lumberkings. Walden struck out four while allowing one run, six hits and a pair of walks in his Kernels debut.

Jordan Walden posted a 4-6 record and a 2.18 E.R.A. in 18 starts for Cedar Rapids in 2008. Walden struck out 91 batters in…

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This date in Kernels history – April 4, 2008 – Tyler Johnson

This date in Kernels history – April 4, 2008 – Tyler Johnson

The Sprouting News

This will be 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. Its not quite the best in Kernels history as the team became the Kernels in 1993 as we started our affiliation with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, but it is a start and research is never truly complete anyway.

On April 4, 2008, Tyler Johnson was 2-4 at the plate with a HR, two RBI and scored a pair of runs as the Kernels defeated the Clinton Lumberkings 10-6.

Tyler Johnson hit .223 with 9 HR, 19 doubles, 24 stolen bases and 40 RBI during the 2008 season for the Kernels. Cedar Rapids finished the season with a 72-66 record under manager Keith Johnson…

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