With all Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim memorabilia stripped from the team store, it’s pretty clear the Cedar Rapids Kernels (Low Class A; Midwest League) are in the market for a new parent.
No surprise: the Kernels front office publicly said they were dissatisfied with the Angels and would probably not seek an extension of their player-development contract. So the actions of the team over the weekend, as noted by local media, isn’t a surprise.
Chatter in MiLB circles, while also noting that neither side can say anything in public, has the Kernels making a pitch for the MInnesota Twins. The Twins currently are affiliated with the Beloit Snappers (Low Class A; Midwest League), and it’s pretty clear the Twins will seek a new Low Class A farm team; the Twins have signed many other PDC extensions this season but chose not to do so in Beloit.
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