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Kernels Beat Peoria, Winning Streak to Six

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    April 3, 2014 | 11:43 am
    PEORIA, Ill. At this point, the Cedar Rapids Kernels need to save some of this winning for the Midwest League playoffs.

    The Kernels got strong starting pitching from Tim Shibuya for a 2-1 win over the Peoria Chiefs on Monday night. It's the sixth consecutive win for Cedar Rapids, which has won 12 of 13.

    The teams play again Tuesday night at 6:30.

    Shibuya threw eight innings of five-hit ball to improve his record to 2-0. Madison Boer pitched the ninth for the save.

    The Kernels got a run in the first inning on a Mike Gonzales RBI single and another in the second on an RBI hit from Jeremias Pineda. Joel Licon went 0-for-3 and had his hitting streak snapped at 16.

    Cedar Rapids is a season-high 32 games over .500 at 78-46.

    - See more at: http://thegazette.com/2013/08/19/kernels-beat-peoria-winning-streak-to-six/#sthash.rgYDeXJY.dpuf

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