Ian Kennedy RUMORS & NEWS

  • Padres, Ian Kennedy agree at $6.1 million to avoid arbitration

    Hardball Talk "The Padres and right-hander Ian Kennedy have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $6.1 million contract, reports CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. Kennedy, who was arbitration-eligible for the second time this winter, earned $4,265,000 last season while posting a 4.91 ERA and 163/73 K/BB ratio..." January 17

  • Diamondbacks shoot down former ace Kennedy, beat Padres 10-9

    Arizona Republic "Really Tuesday night was a night like many others at Chase Field. The Diamondbacks came back from an early deficit and broke a late tie. The bullpen blew a save not once but twice. Arizona went to extra innings for the 20th time this season and won on a walkoff for the 11th time this time 10-9..." August 28

  • Ian Kennedy, Padres ground Pirates 2-1

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Pirates were grounded Wednesday. They found themselves lift-less against Ian Kennedy a fly-ball pitcher. At least for a day Kennedy bucked that reputation. His fourth start at home at Petco Park was his best. He struck out eight in seven shutout innings to steer the Padres to a 2-1 victory..." August 22

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    even w/o chance for peavy #dbacks still considering offers for ian kennedy. #angels #padres in. LAA would love him.

  • Ian Kennedy to Padres

    ESPN.com "The San Diego Padres have acquired starting pitcher Ian Kennedy from the Arizona Diamondbacks for left-handed reliever minor-league pitcher Matt Stites and a future draft pick multiple sources have confirmed to ESPN. Kennedy 28 has struggled this season going 3-8 with a 5.23 ERA in 21 starts...." July 31

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    Corey Brock @FollowThePadres

    The #Padres deal with the #Dbacks: Get RHP Ian Kennedy for LHP Joe Thatcher RHP Matt Stites (Double-A) and a draft pick (comp B).

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    There are legs to Ian Kennedy-to-Padres rumors as reported by @ScottMCBS. Joe Thatcher would be one of the players going to Arizona.

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    Hearing buzz about 3-way trade talks: Peavy to #dbacks Kennedy to #angels. Not sure who #whitesox would get.

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    Peter Gammons @pgammo

    Arizona has been shopping Ian Kennedy and Jason Kubel which wouldn't free enough $ to get Kevin Towers' fave Jake Peavy

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    Steve Gilbert @SteveGilbertMLB

    #Dbacks Ian Kennedy has dropped his appeal of 10-game suspension.

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    Steve Gilbert @SteveGilbertMLB

    #Dbacks Ian Kennedy has dropped his appeal of 10-game suspension.

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    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    Ian Kennedy has a cut on his index finger and won't start tomorrow. Tyler Skaggs to start in his place in first game of doubleheader.

  • Kennedy picked as opening-day starter for D-backs

    Yahoo! Sports "Ian Kennedy has been selected as the Arizona Diamondbacks' opening-day starter. Manager Kirk Gibson made the announcement Monday. He also says the right-hander is going to be followed in the rotation by righty Trevor Cahill, left-hander Wade Miley and free-agent signee Brandon McCarthy. Arizona..." February 25