The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers opened the 2012 season with a 7-2 loss to the
Cedar Rapids Kernels.
Austin Wood struck out 10 over five innings and Kaleb Cowart went 4 for 5 with 2 rbi’s in the Kernels victory.
Wisconsin’s Matt Miller took the loss, working four innings and striking out 7.
The loss was the first in a season opener for the Timber Rattlers since they opened the 2008 season with a 4-3 loss at Quad Cities on April 4 of that year.
Game 2 of the series is tonight (6:35pm) at Fox Cities Stadium.