Baseball

Newly ranked Hawks baseball tops Grand View 9-2

IOWA CITY — The Iowa baseball team took the field Tuesday against Grand View as a nationally ranked team for the first time in 25 years.

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Iowa baseball team ranked for 1st time in 25 years

Fresh off a three-game home sweep of 19th-ranked Indiana, the University of Iowa baseball team entered the Collegiate Baseball national poll at num ... »

C.R.’s Christensen singles in big league spring training game

Former Cedar Rapids Washington prep Chad Christensen got into his first major league spring training game Sunday for the Minnesota Twins and single ... »

Hermsen injures elbow, will miss 2015 baseball season

Minnesota Twins minor-league pitcher and former West Delaware prep B.J. Hermsen will undergo Tommy John elbow ligament ... »

KCRG-TV9 to offer 124 Major League Baseball games

CEDAR RAPIDS — KCRG-TV9 will add Major League Baseball to its spring and summer lineup this year.

A total of 124 regular season MLB g ... »

Waiting for baseball

Editor’s note: Mike Gunn is a junior at Cedar Rapids Prairie High School, working an internship at The Gazette through Kirkwood’s Wor ... »

Twins all-star Perkins gives back

CEDAR RAPIDS – How many major league all-stars would take the time in the dead of winter to hop on a charter bus and tour Upper Midwest gard ... »

Mauer to return to manage Kernels in 2015

CEDAR RAPIDS — For his 36th birthday, Jake Mauer got a repeat gift. A third year managing the Cedar Rapids Kernels ... »

Molitor, Perkins to appear at Kernels’ Hot Stove Banquet

CEDAR RAPIDS — New Minnesota Twins Manager Paul Molitor and all-star closer Glen Perkins will appear as part of the team’s winter car ... »

Jeff’s Van Scoyoc commits to Arizona State

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids Jefferson junior Spencer Van Scoyoc has verbally committed to play baseball at Arizona State University, he anno ... »

What makes a rivalry?

It’s Friday night and the scoreboard resets for the varsity game.

You question why you are even out in such loud, noisy stands. ... »

Metro/Iowa City trio make commitments to play D-I baseball

A trio of former players from the Metro and Iowa City have made commitments to play college baseball at the Division I level.

Former Iowa Cit ... »

Chili Davis among new Kernels HOF members

CEDAR RAPIDS — One of the most popular local ballplayers from the 1970s is in the 2015 induction class of the Cedar Rapids Professional Base ... »

Royals sweep to World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After a playoff drought lasting 10,565 days, the Kansas City Royals are going back to the World Series.

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Daniels commits to play for Hawkeyes

CEDAR RAPIDS — Zach Daniels admits to being a longtime University of Iowa fan.

He also has a history with his father, Mark, and three ... »