BURLINGTON - The Burlington Bees ended the Kernels' four-game winning streak Friday with a 4-1 victory before 2,391 fans at Community Field in Burlington.
The Kernels tallied just five hits and one extra-base hit.
Burlington (39-39) took a 3-0 lead with three runs in the bottom of the second. Natanael Delgado led off the frame with a single down the right field line. Zach Houchins followed with a double down the left field line, giving the Bees runners on second and third.
Wade Wass drew a walk, loading the bases for the Bees. Back-to-back bases loaded walks drawn by Trevor Gretzky and Nick Flair put the Bees in front of the Kernels, 2-0. Michael Hermosillo extended the Burlington lead to 3-0 with an RBI fielder's choice.
Cedar Rapids (46-33) cut the Burlington lead to 3-1 with a run in the top of the third. T.J. White recorded the Kernels' first hit of the game with a one-out single to left-center. White moved to second courtesy of a Burlington fielding error.