Ian Kennedy RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ian Kennedy to miss Monday’s start with an oblique injury

    Hardball Talk "Dennis Lin of U-T San Diego reports that Padres right-hander Ian Kennedy won’t make Monday’s scheduled start against the Braves due to left oblique soreness. Jason Lane will start in his place opposite Ervin Santana at Turner Field. Kennedy isn’t expected to need a stint on the disabled list." July 28

  • SD sets price high for Kennedy; could still keep him and/or Benoit

    CBSSports.com "The Padres have sent word to some teams that they would need to be overwhelmed to trade Ian Kennedy, sources said. Or at least that's the message being received. That isn't to say Kennedy won't be dealt, of course. But the indication seems to be that the Padres aren't anxious to trade the..." July 24

  • 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