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Kernels rally to beat Burlington

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Cedar Rapids avoided its third straight loss with a 5-2 win over the Burlington Bees in the series opener. Cedar Rapids outhit Burlington, 10-4, while the Kernels bullpen didn’t allow a run in three innings.

Yorman Landa (1-0) earned the win with one scoreless inning out of the bullpen. Landa struck out three and walked one in the top of the seventh. Michael Theofanopoulos (6) recorded the hold. The southpaw yielded four hits and two walks while striking out one in 2/3 of an inning. Trevor Hildenberger (13) secured the victory with the five-out save. Hildenberger retired all five batters he faced, three via the strikeout.


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