Found July 31, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
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In a remarkably poor decision, the Arizona Diamondbacks traded pitcher Ian Kennedy to the San Diego Padres on Wednesday in exchange for Joe Thatcher, Matt Stites and a compensatory draft pick. Set to receive a $4.27 million raise this winter via arbitration, the 28-year-old Kennedy (3-8, 5.23 ERA) has badly struggled on the hill throughout 2013. Nevertheless, despite losing three in a row, the Diamondbacks (54-52) only sit 3.5 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West. Considering the yearlong struggles of hurlers Kennedy, Trevor Cahill, Wade Miley and Brandon McCarthy, the Diamondbacks should be thankful it’s … Continue reading →
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