Found December 01, 2011 on MLB Trade Rumors:
The Dodgers announced that they signed infielder Adam Kennedy to a one-year, Major League deal.  The contract will be worth about $800K, and will include $150K in incentives based on plate appearances.  The Dodgers pursued Kennedy because of his versatility. “Adam gives us infield depth and an experienced left-handed bat,” GM Ned Colletti said in a statement.  “He provides us with infield versatility at second and third base and can play first as well.” Kennedy played first, second and third base for the Mariners in 2011, posting a .234/.277/.355 line with 23 doubles in 409 plate appearances. Kennedy signed one-year deals in the $1MM range in each of the past two offseasons. The Mariners signed him to a minor league deal worth $750K plus incentives last offseason. TWC Sports represents Kennedy, a 13-year MLB veteran. As MLBTR's free agent tracker shows, Dodgers GM Ned Colletti has committed about $15MM so far this offseason to free agents Mark Ellis, Juan Rivera, Matt ...

Source: Dodgers close in on Kennedy

The Dodgers, continuing their early offseason activity, were closing in on a one-year, major-league contract Tuesday with free-agent infielder Adam Kennedy, according to a major-league source. Kennedy, 35, is a left-handed hitter who likely will contribute at second and third base. He batted .234/.277/.355 in 114 games with the Mariners last season. The Dodgers already have signed...

Dodgers expected to sign Adam Kennedy

Their visions of landing Prince Fielder already something of the past, the Dodgers are spending another off-season shopping in the bargain aisle. The next player they sign is expected to be former Angels infielder Adam Kennedy, with whom they are closing in on an agreement, according to people familiar with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal hasn...

Report: Dodgers reach agreement with Kennedy

The Los Angeles Dodgers have reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year contract with infielder Adam Kennedy.The 35-year-old will receive a reported $800,000 in 2012.Kennedy spent last season with the Seattle Mariners, hitting .234 with seven home runs and 38 RBIs in 380 at-bats.The Dodgers will be Kennedy's fifth team in as many seasons.

Dodgers and Adam Kennedy agree to a deal

The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a one-year $800,000 deal with infielder Adam Kennedy according to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports. The deal is pending physical. Yesterday, we learned that Kennedy and the Dodgers were close to an agreement. Kennedy hit .234/.277/.355 with 7 HR's and 38 RBI's in 380 AB's for the Seattle Mariners in 2011. Image by Keith Allison under the...

Adam Kennedy Gets a Major League Roster Spot

Ned Colletti has reportedly given Adam Kennedy a major league contract. $800,000 is not a big deal to a major league team — it’s not even going to be 1% of the final player budget for the Dodgers. But why not save almost a half-million dollars? Kennedy put the tenth-worst wOBA among players with at least 350 plate appearances last year. Only Adam Dunnn and Casey McGehee were...

Dodgers Sign Infielder Adam Kennedy

The Dodgers signed infielder Adam Kennedy to a one-year contract. The announcement was made by Dodger General Manager Ned Colletti. “Adam gives us infield depth and an experienced left-handed bat,” said Colletti. “He provides us with infield versatility at second and third base and can play first as well.”

Colletti Livin' On A Prayer, Signs Adam Kennedy

I know the title above pretty much sums up what you are about to read, but I just can't help myself. Feel free to vent in the comments at the end of the post. Tony Jackson of ESPNLA says the Dodgers are near an agreement with veteran infielder Adam Kennedy. The terms of the deal were not immediately available, but I have checked in with Dylan Hernandez via Twitter to...

The Los Angeles Dodgers sign Adam Kennedy

The Dodgers have signed 35-year old lefty swinging infielder Adam Kennedy to a 1-year deal. Kennedy played in 114 games for the Mariners last year and he was 89 for 380 (.234 avg, .632 OPS) with 36 runs scored, 7 homers, 38 RBIs and 8 stolen bases. He has now played in 1,605 games in his first 13 years in the majors and he is 1,444 of 5,305 (.272 avg, .711 OPS) with 660 runs scored...

Dodgers Talking To Adam Kennedy

The Dodgers are talking with the representatives for free agent infielder Adam Kennedy about a potential deal, MLBTR has learned. Kennedy, 35, could take over the role Aaron Miles played in 2011 and back up projected Dodgers starters James Loney, Mark Ellis, Dee Gordon and Juan Uribe around the infield. Kennedy played first, second and third for the Mariners in 2011, posting...

Dodgers Reach Agreement With Adam Kennedy

The Dodgers have, "for all practical purposes," reached an agreement with infielder Adam Kennedy, tweets Yahoo's Tim Brown.  Brown says the one-year deal will be worth about $800K, once Kennedy passes his physical.  MLBTR's Ben Nicholson-Smith first reported Kennedy's discussions with the Dodgers yesterday, with Tony Jackson and Ken Rosenthal adding details...
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