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Wed, 02 Apr 2008 07:35:02 -0700
The Associated Press reports the Oakland Athletics held a moment of silence before the April 1 game in memory of former Athletics P Joe Kennedy, who died Nov. 23 from a heart condition at age 28.
Tue, 01 Apr 2008 19:17:16 -0700
MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports the Colorado Rockies will honor the memory of the late P Joe Kennedy prior to their home opener Friday afternoon, April 4, by having Kennedy's 1 1/2 year-old-son Kaige throw a ceremonial first pitch. Kennedy, who died unexpectedly from a heart condition Nov. 23, had pitched for the Rockies in 2004 and 2005.
Tue, 15 Jan 2008 10:51:25 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Nov. 23, 2007, death of MLB P Joe Kennedy was the result of the pitcher having hypertensive heart disease, a condition that hardens the heart's walls and can cause it to stop beating, according to Hillsborough County medical examiner Dr. Vernard Adams.
Mon, 26 Nov 2007 00:17:29 -0800
Updating previous items, The St. Petersburg Times' Marc Topkin is reporting former Tampa Bay Rays SP Joe Kennedy, who last pitched for the Toronto Blue Jays, may have suffered either a heart attack or brain aneurysm that brought on his death at age 28. "The way he died was sudden," Kennedy's agent, Damon Lapa told Foxsports.com. "There is no reasonable explanation for what happened."
Sun, 25 Nov 2007 13:02:45 -0800
Ken Rosenthal, of FOXSports.com, is reporting that former MLB P Joe Kennedy had an enlarged heart that may have contributed to his death, according to his agent, Damon Lapa. Doctors gave the tentative diagnosis, Saturday, Nov. 24, one day after Kennedy collapsed and died at the house of his wife's parents. The bloodwork for the toxicology report has not been completed.
Sat, 24 Nov 2007 10:23:29 -0800
Updating an ongoing story, the Associated Press reports autopsy results will take six to eight weeks to determine the cause of death of P Joe Kennedy.
Fri, 23 Nov 2007 09:19:57 -0800
Jerry Crasnick, of ESPN.com, reports Major League pitcher Joe Kennedy passed away early Friday morning, Nov. 23, while at home with his family in Florida, according to his agent Damon Lapa. The cause of Kennedy's death could not be immediately determined. KFFL extends its condolences to Kennedy's family and friends.
Mon, 29 Oct 2007 19:47:32 -0700
Jordan Bastian, of BlueJays.MLB.com, reports Toronto Blue Jays P Joe Kennedy has filed for free agency.
Sun, 02 Sep 2007 12:22:14 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays have purchased the contract of P Joe Kennedy from Triple-A Syracuse, filling the final spot on the 40-man roster, according to the Associated Press.
Wed, 29 Aug 2007 23:59:03 -0700
National Post of Canada reports the Toronto Blue Jays signed free-agent SP Joe Kennedy (Diamondbacks) to a minor-league contract on Aug. 29. He will report to Triple-A Syracuse.