CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. (KCRG) - The Cedar Rapids Kernels clinched the first half wild-card playoff spot with wins of 4-1 and 8-1 against the Clinton LumberKings coupled with a 7-2 Peoria Chiefs victory over the Burlington Bees.
The playoff appearance will be the Kernels' seventh straight.
The Midwest League now reaches its All-Star break where the Kernels will have three participants. The regular season continues on Thursday at Peoria.