PHOENIX -- Ian Kennedy appears to be settling into the sort of groove that enabled him to win 21 games last season. Just in time.
Kennedy has won three straight starts after making a few mechanical tweaks, and even giving up three bases-empty home runs to the Mets Ike Davis could not dim his mood after the Diamondbacks seventh victory of the homestand, a 6-3 win that brought the D-backs another game closer to the Giants in the NL West.
Davis hit bases-empty homers in the second, fourth and sixth innings, the first two on fastballs that struck the batter's eye at Chase Field.
The third at-bat, I hung a curveball to try something different, Kennedy said to laughter.
I threw good ones and he fouled them off. I hung one, and it still didnt make a difference. I can laugh about it now. Its almost jaw-dropping. ... Ive never given up three to the same guy. He made SportsCenter.
For Kennedy, it's all about fastball command, and that starts with finding a consistent release point. He a...