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The Injury Bug Strikes: Kennedy, Rios, Gomes

We’re two weeks into the fantasy baseball season, which means second week matchups are winding down and all of a sudden your team is sitting in last place. This clearly isn’t what you had in mind to start your season after all of your time and effort spent researching and prepping for the season. Perhaps you’ve lost three of your best starting pitchers to injury already, plus...
Via Baseball Professor
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Padres place Kennedy on disabled list, promote Rearick

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Padres have placed right-hander Ian Kennedy on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Kennedy left Thursday's home opener with a strained left hamstring in the third inning. Also Friday, the Padres selected the contract of left-handed reliever Chris Rearick from Triple-A El Paso and recalled right-handed reliever Brandon Maurer from...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres’ Points: Upton, Kennedy, Utley

B.J. Upton was the player overshadowed in the Braves/Padres deal that sent Craig Kimbrel, one of the best relief pitchers in recent memory to San Diego. Here are a couple of thoughts about him on what he could bring to the club. Upton signed a 5-year, $75.25 million deal with the Atlanta Braves in November of 2012. He hit just .198 in two years with the organization. He could be...
Via Baseball Essential
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kennedy hurt, new-look Pads drop home opener to Giants 1-0

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Padres' new-look, $108 million roster came up short in the home opener. The Padres had only seven hits in losing 1-0 to the defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants on Thursday. They hit into four double plays and stranded 10 runners, including six at third base. Worse, starter Ian Kennedy left in the third inning with a strained left hamstring...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres' home opener spoiled in 12 by Giants; starter Kennedy hurt

  Pinch-hitter Justin Maxwell delivered an RBI single with two outs in the 12th inning and the San Francisco Giants spoiled the new-look San Diego Padres' home opener with a 1-0 victory Thursday. The Giants won despite being held to six hits by six pitchers. The lone run came against Nick Vincent (0-1) consisted of an error, an intentional walk and Maxwell's single. Brandon Crawford...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres' Kennedy out of home opener with hamstring injury

SAN DIEGO (AP) San Diego Padres right-hander Ian Kennedy left Thursday's home opener against San Francisco after straining his left hamstring while making a pitch to Nori Aoki with one out in the third inning. Kennedy signaled to the dugout that something was wrong, and manager Bud Black and a trainer came out to the mound. Kennedy was pulled immediately. Odrsiamer Despaigne, who...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ian Kennedy exits with left hamstring strain

Ian Kennedy of the Padres left his start in the second inning against the Giants due to a strained left hamstring. After he threw a 2-1 pitch with one out in the second he called for the trainers and promptly exited. He didn’t give up a run. Ian Kennedy left today’s game with a left hamstring strain — San Diego Padres (@Padres) April 9, 2015 Kennedy, 30, posted a 3.63 ERA...
Via Baseball Essential
9 days ago  |  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...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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