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Kennedy, Padres fall to Phillies, 7-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Ian Kennedy continued to pitch well in August, but the Padres' offense couldn't generate enough offense to back him. Phillies rookie Aaron Nola pitched seven strong innings and Cameron Rupp homered and drove in four runs, leading Philadelphia over San Diego 7-1 Friday night. Kennedy (8-12) gave up two runs and two hits in 6 2/3 innings. ''Overall, a terrific outing...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kennedy, bullpen combine to lift Padres to 8-0 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) Ian Kennedy combined with five relievers on an eight-hitter and Matt Kemp and Justin Upton keyed a seven-run seventh inning, leading the San Diego Padres to an 8-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night. Kennedy (8-11) allowed the first two runners to reach base in the seventh before three relievers each struck out a batter. San Diego then sent 12...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Padres pitchers Kennedy, Benoit pulled back from waivers

The San Diego Padres won't be dealing a pair of their pitchers this season, but they have now gauged that there is interest amongst the league for them. CBS Sports reports that the Padres pulled back starter Ian Kennedy and set-up man Joaquin Benoit after the two were claimed on waivers. While Kennedy is having a relatively mediocre season for the 30-year-old righty, in which he...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres in danger of dropping 7th in a row Monday night

The San Diego Padres are on the verge of their longest losing streak in two seasons but will next host the Cincinnati Reds, a team they've handled in most of their recent matchups. The Padres will also have the opportunity in Monday night's opener to start Ian Kennedy, who has usually performed well against the Reds. San Diego took a sixth consecutive defeat Sunday, 5-3 to Philadelphia...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kennedy back on the mound Wed. night at Brewers

Though they appear focused on the future, the Milwaukee Brewers have enough pride to make a good showing over the final two months of the season. They'll look to win consecutive games for the first time in two weeks Wednesday night against the visiting San Diego Padres. Khris Davis drove in two runs and Jimmy Nelson threw 6 2-3 solid innings as Milwaukee (45-63) snapped a six-game...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ian Kennedy watches birth of daughter on FaceTime before start

Padres pitcher Ian Kennedy got to see the birth of his daughter before Friday's start against the Marlins.
Via Gamedayr
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Unable to attend daughter's birth, Padres' Ian Kennedy instead delivers on mound

MIAMI -- Ian Kennedy expected to miss Friday's start against the Miami Marlins to be with his wife, Allison, who was in labor with their fourth child. Bad weather delayed Kennedy's flight to Southern California, and he wound up pitching seven innings as the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 8-3 in 11 innings Friday night. "It was just a really crazy day," Kennedy said. Kennedy...
Via AP on Fox
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres: Rotation problem?

Brandon Morrow The San Diego Padres have a problem, and I’m not sure how they’re going to fix it. Fortunately, this is 2015, the year everything seems to be going right for San Diego. That in and of itself is hard to fathom, but it’s the new culture general manager AJ Preller has created, and one I could definitely get used to. Now, about that problem. It’s the rotation...
April 23, 2015  |  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

Week 8 MLB Waiver Wire: Ian Kennedy stays hot; worth a look in San Diego

Ian Kennedy(SP,SD,47% owned): I endorsed Kennedy last week as one of my “hot” players and he made me look very smart for doing so. For most readers, you immediately want to know why you should pick this player up. That being said, let’s cut to the chase. You need pitching help. Whether you own Jose Fernandez, Matt Moore, Kris Medlen, Jarrod Parker, Patrick Corbin, etc. So many...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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