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2018 Cedar Rapids KernelsSeason Roster
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Toby Gardenhire played for the 2018 Cedar Rapids Kernels
LeagueMidwest LeagueDivisionWesternLevelACategoryMinor Leagues
LocationCedar Rapids,Iowa
Record77-62 (2nd in Midwest League Western)
BallparkVeterans Memorial Stadium
ManagerToby Gardenhire
CoachesCibney Bello (Pitching Coach), Brian Dinkelman (Hitting Coach), Justin Willard (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsLost in semi-finals
Attendance160,165 (Rank: 13th)
MLB Parent OrgMinnesota TwinsAffiliate History
Years Available1977-2018

Team History -- 2018 Statistics -- 2018 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions -- About Minor League Data

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2018 Cedar Rapids Kernels.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2018 baseball season.

2018 Cedar Rapids Kernels Roster

TopPREV   Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
Melvi AcostaP6-1 188 R-R 1995-06-02 23Guiria,Venezuela A2016-2018-     MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Jared AkinsOF6-3 195 L-R 1996-12-12 21Glendale,California A2015-2018-De La Salle (Concord,CA)Fresno St, Glendale CC
2017-13- 376-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (Rk)
Jean Carlos AriasOF5-11 170 L-L 1998-01-14 20Santiago de los Caballeros,Dom Rep A2015-2018-  
2014-   UDFA-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (Rk)
Akil BaddooOF5-11 185 L-L 1998-08-16 19Silver Spring,Maryland A2016-2018-Salem (Conyers,GA)
2016- 2-  74-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Jordan BalazovicP6-3 170 R-R 1998-09-17 19Mississauga,Ontario A2016-2018-St. Martin Secondary (Mississauga,ON)
2016- 5- 153-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
David BanuelosC5-10 210 R-R 1996-10-01 21Ontario,California A2015-2018-Damien (La Verne,CA)Long Beach St
2017- 5- 153-SEA
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Andrew BechtoldSS6-1 185 R-R 1996-04-18 22Chadds Ford,Pennsylvania A2015-2018-Garnet Valley (Glen Mills,PA)Maryland, Chipola Col
2017- 5- 136-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Nick BrownP6-0 185 L-R 1994-11-20 23Bristow,Virginia A2014-2018-Patriot (Nokesville,VA)Col. William and Mary
2017-32- 946-MIN
Free Agent  
Trey Cabbage3B6-3 190 L-R 1997-05-03 21Rutledge,Tennessee A2015-2018-Grainger (Rutledge,TN)
2015- 4- 110-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Shane CarrierOF6-2 200 R-R 1996-06-03 22Anaheim,California A+2015-2018-Canyon (Canyon Country,CA)Fullerton Col
2016- 8- 243-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A+)
Edwar ColinaP5-11 182 R-R 1997-05-03 21Caracas,Venezuela A+2016-2018-     MinorsMinnesota Twins (A+)
Mark ContrerasIF6-0 183 L-R 1995-01-24 23Moreno Valley,California A+2014-2018-Canyon Springs (Moreno Valley,CA)California-Riverside
2017- 9- 256-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A+)
Michael Davis3B6-1 185 L-R 1996-01-22 22Bedford,Texas A2015-2018-Lubbock (Lubbock,TX)Texas Tech U.
2018-24- 724-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Randy DobnakP6-1 210 R-R 1995-01-17 23South Park,Pennsylvania A2016-2018-South Park (South Park,PA)Alderson-Broaddus Col   MinorsMinnesota Twins (Rk)
Jhoan DuranP6-5 175 R-R 1998-01-08 20Esperanza,Dom Rep A2015-2018-  
2014-   UDFA-ARI
MinorsMinnesota Twins (Rk)
Blayne EnlowP6-3 180 R-R 1999-03-21 19Sorrento,Louisiana A2017-2018-St. Amant (St. Amant,LA)
2017- 3-  76-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Calvin FaucherP6-1 170 B-R 1995-09-22 22Chula Vista,California A+2016-2018-Hilltop (Chula Vista,CA)California-Irvine, Southwestern CC
2017-10- 286-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Jared FinkelP6-4 195 R-R 1996-04-27 22Oradell,New Jersey A2015-2018-Bergen Catholic (Oradell,NJ)Iona Col
2017-23- 676-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Moises GomezP6-1 192 R-R 1997-02-08 21Valencia,Venezuela A2014-2018-  
2014-   UDFA-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Jordan GoreSS6-0 160 B-R 1994-08-03 23Conway,South Carolina AA2014-2018-Conway (Conway,SC)South Carolina, Coastal Carolina U.
2017-19- 556-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (AA)
Brusdar GraterolP6-1 180 R-R 1998-08-26 19Calobozo,Venezuela A+2015-2018-  
2014-   UDFA-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A+)
Michael HelmanIF6-1 190 R-R 1996-05-23 22Lincoln,Nebraska A2016-2018-Pius X (Lincoln,NE)Texas A&M U., Hutchinson CC
2018-11- 334-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Ryan JeffersC6-4 225 R-R 1997-06-03 21Raleigh,North Carolina A2016-2018-Sanderson (Raleigh,NC)UNC Wilmington
2018- 2-  59-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Tanner KiestP6-3 200 R-R 1994-09-16 23Yucaipa,California A2013-2018-Yucaipa (Yucaipa,CA)Riverside CC, Chaffey Col
2014-28- 832-PHI
Free Agent  
Alex KirilloffOF6-1 195 L-L 1997-11-09 20Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania A+2016-2018-Plum (Pittsburgh,PA)
2016- 1-  15-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A+)
Trevor LarnachOF6-4 205 L-R 1997-02-26 21Walnut Creek,California A2016-2018-College Park (Pleasant Hill,CA)Oregon St
2018- 1-  20-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Royce LewisSS6-1 185 R-R 1999-06-05 19Aliso Viejo,California A+2017-2018-JSerra Catholic (San Juan Capistrano,CA)
2017- 1-   1-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A+)
Gabriel MacielOF5-10 170 B-R 1999-01-10 19Londrina,Brazil A2016-2018-     MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Kevin MarnonP6-7 240 R-L 1994-03-16 24Shelby Township,Michigan A+2013-2018-Adlai E. Stevenson (Sterling Heights,MI)East Tennessee St, Akron, Ball St   MinorsMinnesota Twins (A+)
Jose MartinezP6-2 175 R-R 1996-10-29 21San Felipe,Venezuela A2014-2018-  
2013-   UDFA-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Ryan MasonP6-7 192 R-R 1994-10-04 23Auburn,California A+2013-2018-Placer (Auburn,CA)California
2016-13- 393-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A+)
Jose MirandaSS6-2 180 R-R 1998-06-29 20Manati,Puerto Rico A+2016-2018-Leadership Christian Academy (Guaynabo,PR)
2016- 2-  73-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A+)
Derek MolinaP6-3 195 B-R 1997-07-27 20Turlock,California A2016-2018-Atwater (Atwater,CA)Cal St Northridge, Merced Col
2017-14- 406-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Robert MolinaC5-11 175 B-R 1996-09-16 21Punta Cardon,Venezuela A+2014-2018-  
2013-   UDFA-MIN
Free Agent  
Ariel MontesinoSS5-10 170 B-R 1995-09-21 22Mao,Dom Rep A+2013-2018-     Free Agent  
Jovani MoranP6-1 165 L-L 1997-04-24 21Florida,Puerto Rico A+2015-2018-Carlos Beltran Baseball Academy (Florida,PR)
2015- 7- 200-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A+)
Zach NeffP6-1 190 L-L 1996-03-14 22Belleville,Illinois A2015-2018-Gibault Catholic (Waterloo,IL)Austin Peay St, Mississippi St
2018-31- 934-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Bailey OberP6-8 215 R-R 1995-07-12 22Huntersville,North Carolina A2014-2018-Charlotte Christian (Charlotte,NC)Col. Charleston
2017-12- 346-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Jacob PearsonCF5-11 192 L-R 1998-06-01 20West Monroe,Louisiana A2017-2018-West Monroe (West Monroe,LA)
2017- 3-  85-ANA
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Johan QuezadaP6-6 200 R-R 1994-08-25 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A2013-2018-  
2012-   UDFA-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Rickey RamirezP6-0 158 R-R 1996-10-20 21Mayrsville,California A2015-2018-River Valley (Yuba City,CA)Fresno St
2017-15- 436-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Robby Rinn1B6-2 200 L-L 1992-10-17 25Warwick,Rhode Island A+2013-2018-Worcester Academy (Worcester,MA)Bryant U.
2016-25- 763-KCA
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A+)
Ben RodriguezC-1B6-6 210 R-R 1994-11-09 23Scottsdale,Arizona A+2014-2018-Desert Mountain (Scottsdale,AZ)Pepperdine U.
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Ben RortvedtC5-10 190 L-R 1997-09-25 20Verona,Wisconsin A+2016-2018-Verona Area (Verona,WI)
2016- 2-  56-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A+)
Bryan SammonsP6-4 235 L-L 1995-04-27 23Wilmington,North Carolina AA2014-2018-Hoggard (Wilmington,NC)Western Carolina U.
2017- 8- 226-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Carlos SuniagaP6-2 187 R-R 1997-05-26 21Margarita,Venezuela A+2015-2018-     MinorsMinnesota Twins (Rk)
Victor Tademo3B6-1 170 R-R 1999-07-09 18Valle de la Pascua,Venezuela AAA2016-2018-     MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
Tyler WatsonP6-5 200 R-L 1997-05-22 21Gilbert,Arizona A+2015-2018-Perry (Chandler,AZ)
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
48 Players