Cedar Rapids, Iowa News, Sports, and Weather
Kernels Shut Out Dragons
DAYTON, Ohio Eswarlin Jimenez and Joe Melioris teamed to shut out the Dayton Dragons and lead the Cedar Rapids Kernels to a 2-0 victory Sunday.
Jimenez started and pitched four innings. He gave up two hits and struck out six. Melioris (1-0) relieved and went five innings, surrendering only two hits. Neither pitcher walked a batter.
The Kernels scored the only run they would need in the top of the first when Trevor Hairgrove led off with a double, advanced to third on a fly out by Ryan Jones and scored on a groundout by Kaleb Cowart.