FOX Sports North today announced plans to televise the Cedar Rapids Kernels vs. the Kane County Cougars minor league game live at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, June 10. Coverage will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a live version of “Spotlight: Next Generation,” an in-depth look at the Minnesota Twins Class A farm system in Cedar Rapids.
Designed to educate fans about up-and-coming Twins players, FOX Sports North will profile some of baseball’s top prospects, including Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano.
Anthony Lapanta and Roy Smalley will anchor the telecast from the FOX Sports North studio with Marney Gellner and Tyler Mason reporting from Cedar Rapids. Key members of the Twins front office, including Paul Molitor and Dave St. Peter will also join the telecast to help showcase the Cedar Rapids Affiliation.
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Jenny Taft will provide live social media updates throughout the broadcast. Fans will be encouraged to join the conversation via #NextGeneration and #KernelsBaseball.
The game will re-air in primetime that evening, beginning at 6:30 p.m.