Kernels drop season opener to Peoria

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - It wasn't the start the Kernels were hoping for after dropping their season opener to Peoria, 10-2.

The Chiefs took a 6-0 after three innings and never looked back. They outhit the Kernels 17-5.

The two runs for the Kernels came in the bottom of the sixth. Andrew Bechtold hit an RBI-single to right scoring DaShawn Keirsey. Two batters later, David Banuelos drove in Yunior Severino on a single to third.

The series concludes on Friday at 6:35.