Howie Kendrick made a mockery of minor league pitching as he climbed the ranks of the Angels organization from 2002-06. He flirted with .400 on occasion and never hit below .342 for a season in the minors.
Hes been a steady bat in the Angels lineup through seven big league seasons, but theres more about him than just baseball.
He learned to ride a bike at the age of two
ANAHEIM, Calif. It had dj vu written all over it.
On the heels of blowing a three-run lead in the series opener against the Texas Rangers the night before, the club was in danger of blowing a four-run lead on Tuesday night.
With two outs in the top of the ninth inning and the game tied 4-4, Adrian Beltre ripped a shot to left field that sliced toward the foul line and would have...
Howie Kendrick hit his second home run of the game in the 11th inning and finished with four RBIs, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
Kendrick, who hit a two-run shot in the sixth off Alexi Ogando and an RBI single in the first, drove a 1-1 pitch to left-center against rookie Joe Ortiz (2-1) for his third homer of the season...
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Howie Kendrick hit his second home run of the game in the 11th inning and finished with four RBIs, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
Kendrick, who hit a two-run shot in the sixth off Alexi Ogando and an RBI single in the first, drove a 1-1 pitch to left-center against rookie Joe Ortiz (2-1) for his third...
By Robert Cunningham - AngelsWin.com Staff Writer
2013 Outlook: Batting Title? Nah, it just doesn't seem like it will ever happen for Howie. However, Kendrick does bring a valuable home-grown talent to second base that goes unappreciated at times. Although Howie isn't a Cano or Kinsler type at the position he does bring steady value with his bat and ability to make contact...
Last year, Howie Kendrick reverted back to the player he has been for his entire career; good batting average, with decent number of runs/RBI and a good amount of steals. It’s clear that his power in 2011 (18 HR) was a fluke solely based on his 16.5% HR/FB rate, which is almost double his career rate of 8.9%.
He seems to have shaken the injury bug as he’s averaged a solid 148...
By Brian Waller - AngelsWin.com Columnist
<span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif";">For
years Howie Kendrick was touted as a future batting champ and
rightfully so, Kendrick did hit at least .360 at every level of the
minors. That promise however, never seemed
to materialize at the major league level. The reason you ask...
There are few positions in the American League West with as much upside as second base.
The Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Angels have established stars at second in Ian Kinsler and Howie Kendrick. The duo has combined for three trips to the All-Star Game.
Seattle and Oakland don't boast All-Stars at second, but both teams have former first-round picks that are coming off solid...
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- All-Star second baseman Howie Kendrick has agreed to a 33.5 million, four-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, passing up a chance to hit the free-agent market after next season.
The team announced the move Monday, the latest in a busy offseason spending spree for the Angels and new general manager Jerry Dipoto.
The 28-year-old Kendrick batted .285 with...
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The Angels made another move in what has been a monumental offseason, agreeing to a four-year extension with second baseman Howie Kendrick, according to sources.
The deal for Kendrick, which according to sources is pending a physical, would cover Kendrick's final year of arbitration and his first three free-agent years.
Kendrick, 28, played in 140 games last season, hitting...