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C EDAR R APIDS K ERNELS GAME REPORT
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Peoria Chiefs Stadium – Peoria, Illinois
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Midwest League Affiliate of the Minnesota Twins
Peoria’s big inning leads to blowout win
Peoria scored 9 runs in 5th inning to cruise to 13-4 over the Kernels on Thursday night. The Chiefs sent 13 batters to the plate in the 5th inning.
PEORIA, Ill. –The Peoria Chiefs scored all runs in the 5th and 6th innings and cruised to a 13-4 win over the Kernels on Thursday night at Peoria Chiefs Stadium. The Chiefs plated 9 runs in the 5 th inning alone, sending a total of 13 men to the plate in the frame. Peoria was without a base hit until the 5th inning, but they were rolling once the first one was allowed. After the first single came, nine men in a row reached base. Peoria led 9-2 after the 5th inning. The Kernels took an early 1-0 lead in the 1st inning as four singles led to a run. Adam Brett Walker’s RBI single to right plated Jorge Polanco. J.D. Williams blasted a 2-run homer to the left field burm in the 2nd inning to put the Kernels up 3-0. Tyler Grimes tripled to right-center one batter earlier. Peoria added four runs on two extra base hits in the 6th inning, extending their lead to 13-3. A Dalton Hicks RBI single in the 8th inning brought Niko Goodrum home, cutting the Peoria lead to 13-4. The Kernels stranded a season-high 14 men on base. They left at least one man on base in every single inning. Taylor Rogers (0-1) started and took the loss for the Kernels, allowing 8 runs over 4.1 innings. Manuel Soliman allowed 5 runs (2 earned) in 1.1 innings. Chris Mazza pitched 2.1 scoreless relief innings. Jhonny Polanco (1-1) recorded the win in relief for Peoria, pitching 2 scoreless innings.
Starting Pitchers: Cedar Rapids: Taylor Rogers (LP) 4.1 IP, 8R, 7H, 2K, 2BB Peoria: Hector Hernandez (N D) 4 IP, 3R, 8H, 4K, 2BB Peoria scored 9 runs in the 5th inning when 13 men batted. Cedar Rapids stranded a season-high 14 men on base. J.D. Williams hit his 1st home run of the season. Byron Buxton, Niko Goodrum, Dalton Hicks, & Adam Walker each had 2 hits.
Cedar Rapids Kernels Peoria Chiefs WP: Jhonny Polanco (1-1) LP: Taylor Rogers (0-1) SV: None 123 456 120 000 000 094 789 010 00x R H E LOB 4 13 1 14 14 13 2 4
A – 1,191
Friday, April 19 – 11:00 a.m. @ Peoria Chiefs (St. Louis Cardinals) – Peoria Chiefs Stadium Cedar Rapids: RHP Hudson Boyd (1-0, 3.72) vs. Peoria: RHP Kurt Heyer (0-0, 2.25)
Radio: KMRY 1450 AM/93.1 FM & www.kernels.com
Next Home Game:
Thirsty Thursday, presented by Z 102.9. Get 12 oz. regular draft beer & 20 oz. bottled soda or bottled water for $2.00 all night! Available at www.kernels.com or at the Kernels Ticket Office at Veterans Memorial Stadium, 319-896-7650 (Monday-Friday 10-5, Saturday 10-2)
Thursday, April 25 – 6:35 p.m. vs. Great Lakes Loons (Los Angeles Dodgers)