Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:14:31 -0800
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy avoided arbitration by signing a one-year, $9.85 million deal Friday, Jan. 16.
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 13:41:51 -0800
Boston Red Sox OF Yoenis Cespedes is a trade option for the San Diego Padres, and the two sides have discussed a trade that would involve Cespedes and Padres SP Ian Kennedy, according to a source. The Red Sox believe they could acquire a better pitcher in a trade for Cespedes.
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:18:52 -0800
The San Diego Padres are listening to offers on SPs Ian Kennedy, Andrew Cashner and Tyson Ross, Cs Yasmani Grandal and Rene Rivera in an effort to upgrade their offense.
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:52:00 -0800
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy is a potential trade candidate as the team looks to improve their offense this offseason.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:40:46 -0700
The Kansas City Royals are pursuing New York Mets SP Bartolo Colon, Boston Red Sox SP John Lackey and San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy.
Fantasy Tip: They're also investigating A.J. Burnett. A move to Kansas City's park would be positive for any of these three, but the offense won't boost their chances for run support and wins that much.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:22:20 -0700
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy is drawing interest from the Kansas City Royals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Miami Marlins and others, according to sources.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:37:14 -0700
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy is looking less likely to be traded, but OF Chris Denorfia probably will be dealt.
Fantasy Tip: Kennedy staying put would be good news for his fantasy value and NL-only owners. His current oblique injury may scare teams off. Denorfia leaving would be a positive fantasy development; joining any other offense and entering any other home park would be an upgrade that could extract more deep-mixed utility.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:04:54 -0700
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy (oblique) is scheduled to throw bullpen session Wednesday, July 30. He likely will be the starting pitcher Saturday, Aug. 2.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:13:33 -0700
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy (oblique) is "so close" to being ready to pitch again, and he is expected to start again either Friday, Aug. 1, or Saturday, Aug. 2. Kennedy is 8-9 with a 3.66 ERA this season.
Fantasy Tip: If you have the luxury of doing so, it's probably safer to keep him on your bench in weekly leagues. The Padres face the Atlanta Braves this weekend, making Kennedy a decent start at home if he makes his next start.
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:06:19 -0700
San Diego Padres SP Ian Kennedy (oblique) will miss his start Monday, July 28, due to left oblique soreness.
Fantasy Tip: He's not expected to go on the disabled list. Keep him in your lineup next week as he should make his start next weekend.