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On muggy night, ball flies in Padres win over Phillies

Tuesday’s first pitch at Petco Park was thrown in sweltering heat. The skies had darkened, but the thermometer registered at 88 degrees. Within the last hour, the grounds crew had pulled a rarely used tarp off the infield. A thunderstorm -- an unexpected phenomenon in San Diego, much less in September -- had threatened to unleash rain before relenting. It was in such a setting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Padres Week 24 Recap: Pitching woes lead to bad streak

Thursday vs Diamondbacks: 1-5 Loss Arizona Game Recap: For the second time in as many nights, some creative fielding by the Padres put them in an early hole, one that they were unable to climb out of. Ian Kennedy struggled through 5.1 innings, giving up four earned runs and 12 base runners, as Arizona dominated this game from start to finish. The Padres first six spots in the order...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Draftkings – Kennedy And Heidi

For those who don't understand the headline reference, it's a Sopranos episode title.  A very crucial episode that causes a ripple effect on how the show ends. How does this relate to DraftKings today? Well technically it doesn't, but Ian Kennedy can cause a ripple effect on your team today, since he is my top pitching option tonight.  Unfortunately we are a day late...
Via Razzball
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees not being aggressive in pursuit of Ian Kennedy

Though they do have some interest, the Yankees are not being aggressive in their pursuit of Padres' starter Ian Kennedy, according to a baseball source close to the situation. Though reports surfaced late Thursday night about discussions about a deal that would send Kennedy to the Bronx for prospects Eric Jagielo and Ian Clarkin, it seems as though that package is unlikely and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees reportedly in talks to acquire Padres' Ian Kennedy

The New York Yankees have been the most active team on the trade market. Over the course of the last month, they have acquired pitchers Brandon McCarthy, Jeff Francis and Chris Capuano as well as third baseman Chase Headley.  This hasn’t stopped Yankees general manager Brian Cashman from looking for even more upgrades, According to a report by ESPN’s Jim Bowden, New York is...
Via Sportsnaut
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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 veteran right-hander. San Diego already has made two big trades, including...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres: Grading the first third of the season

Well, 62 games are in the books, and the San Diego Padres are exactly who we assumed they would be; a sub-par baseball team with a pretty good pitching staff, but an anemic offense. Despite being ranked last in every offensive stat category, except slugging percentage which is ranked 29th…, the Padres have managed to find ways to win ball games, and currently sit with a 28-34 record...
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ian Kennedy drops suspension appeal

Diamondbacks pitcher Ian Kennedy has dropped his appeal of the 10-game suspension imposed due to his role in last Tuesday’s brawl with the Dodgers.

Via Rumors and Rants
June 18, 2013  |  1 Comment

Ian Kennedy needs four strikes to record strikeout of Yasiel Puig (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Need more evidence that major league baseball umpires are completely horrendous this season? Thanks to a crew of incompetent umpires in L.A. who weren't able to track of the count, Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Ian Kennedy needed four strikes to record a strikeout on Los Angeles Dodgers batter Yasiel Puig during the fourth inning of Tuesday...
Via Holdout Sports
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Kennedy suffers injury doing dishes

Diamondbacks pitcher Ian Kennedy was scratched from his Sunday start after injuring his finger while doing the dishes. Yes, really.

Via My Sports Rumors
May 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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