Results tagged ‘ Diamondbacks ’

The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired Frazier Hall to complete the Barry Enright trade

The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim announce that INF Frazier Hall has been traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks in the completion of the Barry Enright trade, which took place on July 24th. Mike LaCassa, Minor League Operations Manager for the LA Angels, announced the move on Saturday.

The Angels selected Hall in the 16th round of the 2011 First Year Player Draft out of Southern University and he was a member of the Kernels 2012 Opening Day Roster. In 126 games for the Kernels, he hit .254 with 13 HR and 50 RBI.

Tyler Skaggs (2010) becomes 387th player in Cedar Rapids baseball history to make MLB debut

Tyler Skaggs made his MLB debut this afternoon getting the start for game one of the Arizona Diamondbacks doubleheader with the Miami Marlins. Skaggs struck out the first batter he faced and worked 6 2/3 innings while allowing two runs to earn the win. He joined former Kernels teammate Patrick Corbin (2010) on a short list as the seventh Diamondback pitcher to earn a win in his MLB debut. Skaggs struck out four while allowing three hits and issuing five walks. Skaggs is the 387th player to play professional baseball in Cedar Rapids and play in a major league game. Click here for video highlights from MLB.com of Skaggs’ debut.

Tyler Skaggs posted a 8-4 record with a 3.61 E.R.A. in 19 games for Cedar Rapids in 2010. Skaggs struck out 82 batters in 82 1/3 innings of work. He is the sixth player to reach the majors from the 2010 Kernels squad in under two years. 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. Skaggs was selected to play in the Midwest League All-Star game. He joined 2010 teammates Ariel Pena and Jean Segura playing in the 2012 Futures Game during the MLB All Star festivities. Skaggs struck out one batter in a scoreless inning in the 2012 MLB Futures Game. He started the game in 2011 for team USA.

Tyler Skaggs was acquired along with Joe Saunders (2002), Patrick Corbin (2010) and Rafael Rodriguez (2003-05) in exchange for Dan Haren on July 25, 2010. He has compiled a 5-4 record with a 2.84 E.R.A. in 13 starts this season for the Mobile Bay Bears (AA) before earning a promotion to Reno (AAA) where he has posted a 4-2 record with a 2.91 E.R.A. in 9 starts. Skaggs struck out 45 in 52 2/3 innings of work for the Aces.

Jean Segura (2010) became the 386th Cedar Rapids Professional Baseball alumni to make his MLB debut when he debuted with the Angels on July 24, 2012.

Diamondbacks promote Tyler Skaggs (2010), set to be 387th Cedar Rapids player to make MLB debut

Tyler Skaggs (2010) was promoted from Reno (AAA) to join the Arizona Diamondbacks as they host the Miami Marlins for the doubleheader this afternoon. Skaggs will start the first game that will start at 3:40 EST. Tyler Skaggs posted a 8-4 record with a 3.61 E.R.A. in 19 games for Cedar Rapids in 2010. Skaggs struck out 82 batters in 82 1/3 innings of work. He is the sixth player to reach the majors from the 2010 Kernels squad in under two years. 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. Skaggs was selected to play in the Midwest League All-Star game. He joined 2010 teammates Ariel Pena and Jean Segura playing in the 2012 Futures Game during the MLB All Star festivities. Skaggs struck out one batter in a scoreless inning in the 2012 MLB Futures Game. He started the game in 2011 for team USA.

Tyler Skaggs was acquired along with Joe Saunders (2002), Patrick Corbin (2010) and Rafael Rodriguez (2003-05) in exchange for Dan Haren on July 25, 2010. He has compiled a 5-4 record with a 2.84 E.R.A. in 13 starts this season for the Mobile Bay Bears (AA) before earning a promotion to Reno (AAA) where he has posted a 4-2 record with a 2.91 E.R.A. in 9 starts. Skaggs struck out 45 in 52 2/3 innings of work for the Aces.

Jean Segura (2007) became the 386th Cedar Rapids Professional Baseball alumni to make his MLB debut when he debuted with the Angels. Tyler Skaggs is set to become the 387th player to play in Cedar Rapids and play in the big leagues.

Patrick Corbin (2010) becomes 380th player in Cedar Rapids baseball history to make MLB debut

Patrick Corbin (2010) worked 5 2/3 innings allowing three runs in his major league debut against the Miami Marlins this afternoon. Corbin struck out six batters while allowing eight hits and three walks. He left the game in line to pick up the win as the Diamondbacks lead the Marlins 7-5 after seven innings of play. Corbin is the 380th player to play professional baseball in Cedar Rapids and play in a major league game.

Patrick Corbin posted a 8-0 record with a 3.86 E.R.A in 9 starts for the 2010 Cedar Rapids Kernels. He struck out 42 batters in 58 1/3 innings of work. Cedar Rapids finished the season with a 82-56 record under manager Bill Mosiello in 2010. The Kernels lost to Clinton in the first round of the Midwest League Playoffs.

Patrick Corbin was traded to the Diamondbacks along with Rafael Rodriguez (2003-05) and Tyler Skaggs (2010) in the Dan Haren trade. Corbin was 2-0 with a 1.87 E.R.A. in four starts for Mobile this season.

This Date in Kernels Alumni History – April 20, 2001 Reggie Sanders

On April 20, 2001, Reggie Sanders (1990 – Cedar Rapids Reds) hit his second HR of the game in the bottom of the 9th off the Rockies Gabe White to give the Diamondbacks a walk off win, 3-2 at Bank One Ballpark. Sanders finished the game 3-4 with the pair of homers and a stolen base.

Reggie Sanders hit .267 with 305 HR, 983 RBI and stole 304 bases during his 17 year MLB career playing for the Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres, Atlanta Braves, Arizona Diamondbacks, San Francisco Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals. Sanders played in three World Series (2001, 2002, and 2004). He was part of the Diamondbacks championship squad in 2001.

Reggie Sanders hit .285 with 17 HR and 63 RBI for the 1990 Cedar Rapids Reds. The 1990 Cedar Rapids Reds squad finished with a 88-46 record under manager Dave Miley. Quad Cities defeated them in the opening round of the Midwest League Playoffs.

This date in Kernels alumni history – November 4, 2001 – The Final Post

This is the final installment of This Date in Kernels Alumni History. This is the latest game I can find with a Cedar Rapids alumni making an appearance. I believe it is the latest into the year a World Series has ran as well, but I won’t guarantee that without further research. Thanks for following along since April. On November 4, 2001, Paul O’Neill (Cedar Rapids Reds– 1982) went 2-3 at the plate with a double as the New York Yankees fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 in game seven of the 2001 World Series at Bank One Ballpark.

Paul O’Neill hit .288 with 281 HR and 1269 RBI during his 17 year MLB career playing for the Reds and Yankees. He won the American League batting title in 1994 with a .359 batting average. O’Neill was selected to five All-Star teams and was a member of six World Series teams earning five championship rings.

Paul O’Neill hit .272 with 8 HR and 71 RBI in 116 games as the 1982 Cedar Rapids Reds finished 61-79 under manager Randy Davidson.

This date in Kernels alumni history – November 1, 2001 – Paul O’Neill

On November 1, 2001, Paul O’Neill (Cedar Rapids Reds– 1982) went 0-3 at the plate with two walks as the New York Yankees defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 in game five of the 2001 World Series at Yankee Stadium.

Paul O’Neill hit .288 with 281 HR and 1269 RBI during his 17 year MLB career playing for the Reds and Yankees. He won the American League batting title in 1994 with a .359 batting average. O’Neill was selected to five All-Star teams and was a member of six World Series teams earning five championship rings.

Paul O’Neill hit .272 with 8 HR and 71 RBI in 116 games as the 1982 Cedar Rapids Reds finished 61-79 under manager Randy Davidson.

This date in Kernels alumni history – October 31, 2001 – Paul O’Neill

On October 31, 2001, Paul O’Neill (Cedar Rapids Reds– 1982) went 1-4 at the plate and scored a run as the New York Yankees defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 in game four of the 2001 World Series at Yankee Stadium.

Paul O’Neill hit .288 with 281 HR and 1269 RBI during his 17 year MLB career playing for the Reds and Yankees. He won the American League batting title in 1994 with a .359 batting average. O’Neill was selected to five All-Star teams and was a member of six World Series teams earning five championship rings.

Paul O’Neill hit .272 with 8 HR and 71 RBI in 116 games as the 1982 Cedar Rapids Reds finished 61-79 under manager Randy Davidson.

This date in Kernels alumni history – October 30, 2001 – Paul O’Neill

On October 30, 2001, Paul O’Neill (Cedar Rapids Reds– 1982) went 2-4 at the plate and stole a base as the New York Yankees defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 in game three of the 2001 World Series at Yankee Stadium.

Paul O’Neill hit .288 with 281 HR and 1269 RBI during his 17 year MLB career playing for the Reds and Yankees. He won the American League batting title in 1994 with a .359 batting average. O’Neill was selected to five All-Star teams and was a member of six World Series teams earning five championship rings.

Paul O’Neill hit .272 with 8 HR and 71 RBI in 116 games as the 1982 Cedar Rapids Reds finished 61-79 under manager Randy Davidson.

This date in Kernels alumni history – October 28, 2001 – Reggie Sanders

On October 28, 2001, Reggie Sanders (Cedar Rapids Reds – 1990) went 1-3 at the plate and scored two runs as the Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the New York Yankees 4-0 in game two of the 2001 World Series.

Reggie Sanders hit .267 with 305 HR, 983 RBI and stole 304 bases during his 17 year MLB career playing for the Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres, Atlanta Braves, Arizona Diamondbacks, San Francisco Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals. Sanders played in three World Series (2001, 2002, and 2004). He was part of the Diamondbacks championship squad in 2001.

Reggie Sanders hit .285 with 17 HR and 63 RBI for the 1990 Cedar Rapids Reds. The 1990 Cedar Rapids Reds squad finished with a 88-46 record under manager Dave Miley. Quad Cities defeated them in the opening round of the MWL Playoffs.