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Ian Kennedy
ERA W-L K
4.43 0-4 36
Team: Kansas CityHt / Wt: 6-0 / 200 NFBC ADP: 242.05
Position: SPBorn: 12/19/1984 Birthplace: Huntington Beach, California
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Yankees (2006)


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May 26 8:09 PM PT9:09 PM MT10:09 PM CT11:09 PM ET23:09 ET3:09 GMT11:09 8:09 PM MST10:09 PM EST10:39 PM VEN7:09 UAE (+1)10:09 PM CT-Ian Kennedy allowed four runs on three hits and two walks in 5.0 innings as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Cleveland Indians 6-4 on Friday. Kennedy struck out four, ending the game with a 4.43 ERA and 1.15 WHIP on the season.
May 22 10:37 AM PT11:37 AM MT12:37 PM CT1:37 PM ET13:37 ET17:37 GMT1:37 10:37 AM MST12:37 PM EST1:07 PM VEN21:37 UAE12:37 PM CT-Ian Kennedy fell to 0-4, allowing five runs on three hits and three walks in 2.0 innings, as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Minnesota Twins 8-4 on Sunday. Kennedy struck out one, ending the game with a 4.06 ERA and 1.17 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Kennedy, who returned after missing time with a hamstring strain, said he felt fine physically.
May 5 9:34 AM PT10:34 AM MT11:34 AM CT12:34 PM ET12:34 ET16:34 GMT0:34 9:34 AM MST11:34 AM EST12:04 PM VEN20:34 UAE11:34 AM CT-Kennedy (hamstring) is coming off the DL to start Saturday in Minnesota.
Analysis: Kennedy went 0-3 in six starts before landing on the DL on May 5. However, he has a 3.03 ERA in those outings with the Royals providing him a total of five runs of support.
May 4 3:12 PM PT4:12 PM MT5:12 PM CT6:12 PM ET18:12 ET22:12 GMT6:12 3:12 PM MST5:12 PM EST5:42 PM VEN2:12 UAE (+1)5:12 PM CT-Ian Kennedy fell to 0-3, allowing five runs - four earned - on six hits and one walk in 4.1 innings, as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Chicago White Sox 8-3 on Thursday. Kennedy struck out three, ending the game with a 3.03 ERA and 1.07 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Kennedy had been sharp prior to Thursday, but he's only gotten five total runs of support in six starts.
Apr. 29 2:14 PM PT3:14 PM MT4:14 PM CT5:14 PM ET17:14 ET21:14 GMT5:14 2:14 PM MST4:14 PM EST4:44 PM VEN1:14 UAE (+1)4:14 PM CT-Ian Kennedy allowed two runs on two hits and two walks in 5.1 innings as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Minnesota Twins 6-4 on Friday. Kennedy struck out six, ending the game with a 2.30 ERA and 0.99 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Kennedy has yielded a combined five runs over his last four starts, a span of 26 1/3 innings. Opponents are hitting just .159 against him, but he's 0-2 in five starts, having received a combined five runs of support.
Apr. 23 11:54 PM PT12:54 AM MT1:54 AM CT2:54 AM ET2:54 ET6:54 GMT14:54 11:54 PM MST1:54 AM EST2:24 AM VEN10:54 UAE1:54 AM CT-Kennedy had another strong outing Saturday but it wasn't enough for him to pick up his first win as the Rangers scored in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Royals 2-1.
Analysis: The right-hander is 0-2 with a 2.08 ERA in his first four starts, with Kansas City giving him a total of two runs of support. He's allowed one run and six hits over 15 innings in his last two outings.
Apr. 16 4:50 PM PT5:50 PM MT6:50 PM CT7:50 PM ET19:50 ET23:50 GMT7:50 4:50 PM MST6:50 PM EST7:20 PM VEN3:50 UAE (+1)6:50 PM CT-Kennedy had the best of his three starts this season Sunday against the Angels, pitching two-hit ball over eight scoreless innings with two walks and 10 strikeouts.
Analysis: Kennedy, who notched his 13th career 10-strikeout game, has allowed three runs or less in eight consecutive starts.
Apr. 11 7:26 AM PT8:26 AM MT9:26 AM CT10:26 AM ET10:26 ET14:26 GMT22:26 7:26 AM MST9:26 AM EST9:56 AM VEN18:26 UAE9:26 AM CT-Kennedy yielded a two-run homer over six innings of Monday's 2-0 loss to the A's.
Analysis: Kennedy is 0-2 with a 4.09 ERA for the Royals.
Apr. 5 3:42 PM PT4:42 PM MT5:42 PM CT6:42 PM ET18:42 ET22:42 GMT6:42 3:42 PM MST5:42 PM EST6:12 PM VEN2:42 UAE (+1)5:42 PM CT-Kennedy walked five batters, leading to three runs in Wednesday's 9-1 loss at Minnesota. He gave up five hits and recorded five strikeouts in five innings.
Analysis: Kennedy's next start is scheduled to be in the Royals' home opener, Monday against the A's. He was 4-4 with a 3.41 ERA in 14 games in Kansas City last season, and hasn't faced Oakland since 2015.

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