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RECAP: Royals 2, Angels 6; Go Gentle Into That Good Night

Like so many Royals games of the last couple of months, this one was over early. First Inning Struggles The @Royals have now allowed an MLB-high 72 runs in the 1st inning. They allowed a total of 68 in 162 games last season. — Dave Holtzman (@DHoltzy) July 26, 2016 That tells you everything you need to know, doesn’t it? This is a team that falls behind early and lacks offensive...
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2 days ago

Kennedy aims to give Royals redemption vs. Angels

Hector Santiago and Ian Kennedy face off when the Angels and Royals open up a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium on Monday.
3 days ago

Kennedy ready to face familiar foe in rubber game

As the Indians and Royals square off in the rubber game on Wednesday afternoon, there's a sense of familiarity in the air. The game will mark the 13th between the division rivals this year as Royals right-hander Ian Kennedy faces righty Carlos Carrasco at Kauffman Stadium.
8 days ago

Ian Kennedy has tough luck in Royals' 4-3 loss to Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Ian Kennedy gave up solid hits on good pitches. Kennedy (6-7) struck out eight but allowed three runs in five innings and Kansas City Royals lost 4-3 to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night. ''He threw fine. I thought he grinded through it,'' Royals manager Ned Yost said of Kennedy. Kennedy gave up a leadoff homer to Odubel Herrera and RBI hits to Cody Asche...
Via Associated Press
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kennedy strikes out 11 as Royals top Astros 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Ian Kennedy struck out 11 over seven innings, Kendrys Morales hit two home runs and the Kansas City Royals snapped the Houston Astros' seven-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory Sunday. After Royals starters Edinson Volquez and Chris Young were roughed up in blowout losses in the first two games of this series, Kennedy allowed one run and three hits with...
Via Associated Press
June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Royals look to avoid being swept behind Kennedy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alex Gordon is back in the Kansas City lineup after missing 30 games with a right wrist fracture and is expected to be there again when the Royals try to salvage the finale of their three-game series with the Houston Astros on Sunday.Manager Ned Yost immediately inserted Gordon in the second hole in the batting order, while dropping shortstop Alcides Escobar from...
Via FOX Sports
June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Kennedy will try to keep Royals rolling against Mets

NEW YORK -- The Kansas City Royals appear to be positioning themselves for a chance at defending their World Series title. The New York Mets, meanwhile, seem a lot more than 171 days removed from falling to the Royals in the World Series.The Mets will host the Royals in a World Series rematch on Tuesday night when the reigning league champions meet in the opener of a two-game series...
Via FOX Sports
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Kennedy will try to halt a Cleveland offense on a roll

Josh Tomlin's win-loss record is a bit deceiving considering he's been downright mediocre in nearly half his outings.The Cleveland Indians are happy he's at least regularly given them a chance to win.That wasn't the case the last time he took the mound, though, and he'll look to bounce back by helping the Indians win a fourth straight game when he faces the visiting Kansas City Royals...
Via Associated Press
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Kennedy is fitting in well with Royals

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Ian Kennedy is liking the way things look with the Kansas City Royals.Kennedy was the Royals' most expensive free agent offseason addition, signing a five-year, $70 million contract last month with the defending World Series champs. That is the most money the Royals have ever given a pitcher."They make it real easy on me," Kennedy said of fitting in with his teammates...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Ian Kennedy watches birth of daughter on FaceTime before start

By Jason Parker For San Diego Padres pitcher Ian Kennedy, the struggle was indeed real. Kennedy was trying desperately to get back home Friday for the birth of his fourth child. Unfortunately, the Padres were playing in Miami against the Marlins, and inclement weather kept him from being able to fly out for the birth. So, in the age of technology, what else did he do but fire up...
Via Gamedayr
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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