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Adam Kennedy

38-Year-Old Third Baseman – Free Agent

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY TYPE:  Groin     EST. RETURN:  4/1/2013
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 195   DOB: 1/10/1976
BORN: Riverside, CA   COLLEGE: Cal State Northridge  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Adam Kennedy Contract Information:

In November of 2011, Kennedy and the Dodgers agreed on a one-year, $800,000 contract.

September 8, 2012  –  Adam Kennedy News

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Kennedy will miss the rest of the 2012 season with a groin injury, the San Francisco Chronicle's Henry Schulman reports.

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Adam Kennedy Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2005 29 AAA SAL 4 20 17 4 7 1 1 0 0 4 2 0 2 2 0 1 0 .412 .450 .471 .921
2005 29 MAJ LAA 129 460 416 49 125 25 23 0 2 37 18 4 29 64 5 3 7 .300 .354 .370 .724
2006 30 MAJ LAA 139 503 451 50 123 36 26 6 4 55 16 10 39 72 3 5 5 .273 .334 .384 .718
2007 31 MAJ STL 87 306 279 27 61 13 9 1 3 18 6 2 22 33 1 1 3 .219 .282 .290 .572
2008 32 MAJ STL 115 365 339 42 95 23 17 4 2 36 7 1 21 43 0 4 1 .280 .321 .372 .692
2009 33 AAA DUR 22 90 79 11 23 7 4 0 3 9 2 1 10 10 0 0 1 .291 .378 .456 .834
2009 33 MAJ OAK 129 586 529 65 153 41 29 1 11 63 20 6 45 86 5 3 4 .289 .348 .410 .758
2010 34 MAJ WAS 135 389 342 43 85 20 16 1 3 31 14 2 37 44 1 4 5 .249 .327 .327 .655
2011 35 MAJ SEA 114 409 380 36 89 31 23 1 7 38 8 2 22 67 4 2 1 .234 .277 .355 .632
2012 36 A+ Ran 5 17 16 4 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 .250 .294 .375 .669
2012 36 AAA Alb 1 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
2012 36 MAJ LAD 86 201 168 22 44 11 8 1 2 16 1 1 23 33 4 5 1 .262 .345 .357 .702
3-Year Averages MAJ   100 304 274 29 66 20 15 1 4 27 4 1 22 50 4 3 1 .241 .297 .347 .643
Career  (View All) MAJ   1691 6054 5473 682 1488 410 288 42 80 571 177 62 401 839 55 53 72 .272 .328 .384 .711

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Adam Kennedy: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2012 3 16 39 1 1
2011 36 34 27 17
2010 51 86 8
2009 1 50 82 1 1

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Adam Kennedy Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2012303020.233.267.525
2011683082.191.221.464

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2012138192141.268.377.738
2011312337306.244.385.669

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2012845090.274.369.692
2011198175183.242.364.645

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20128417271.250.345.712
2011182192205.225.346.618
Adam Kennedy Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2005 29 AAA SAL 20 17 10% 10% 1.00 88% .467 .059
2005 29 MAJ LAA 460 416 6.3% 13.9% 0.45 85% .351 .070
2006 30 MAJ LAA 503 451 7.8% 14.3% 0.54 84% .317 .111
2007 31 MAJ STL 306 279 7.2% 10.8% 0.67 88% .239 .071
2008 32 MAJ STL 365 339 5.8% 11.8% 0.49 87% .316 .092
2009 33 AAA DUR 90 79 11.1% 11.1% 1.00 87% .303 .165
2009 33 MAJ OAK 586 529 7.7% 14.7% 0.52 84% .329 .121
2010 34 MAJ WAS 389 342 9.5% 11.3% 0.84 87% .278 .078
2011 35 MAJ SEA 409 380 5.4% 16.4% 0.33 82% .268 .121
2012 36 A+ Ran 17 16 5.9% 23.5% 0.25 75% .333 .125
2012 36 AAA Alb 4 4 0% 0% 0.00 100% .500 .000
2012 36 MAJ LAD 201 168 11.4% 16.4% 0.70 80% .316 .095
3-Year Averages MAJ   304 274 7.2% 16.4% 0.44 82% .282 .106
Career MAJ   6054 5473 6.6% 13.9% 0.48 85% .309 .112

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Career Batter vs. Pitcher Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Best Matchups for Adam Kennedy (by OPS, min 11 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Bronson Arroyo AZ 18 5 0 0 3 0 0 .278 .556 1.036
Tim Lincecum SF 23 9 1 2 5 5 1 .391 .522 1.022
Kyle Kendrick PHI 15 6 0 5 2 2 0 .400 .533 1.004
Roberto Hernandez PHI 14 5 1 3 0 0 0 .357 .643 1.000
Zack Greinke LA 13 6 0 2 0 2 0 .462 .538 1.000
Scott Feldman HOU 13 5 0 1 0 2 0 .385 .462 .928
Kyle Lohse MIL 35 13 0 4 2 0 0 .371 .514 .920
Miguel Batista COL 15 5 0 2 0 0 0 .333 .533 .846
Dan Haren LA 34 9 2 7 1 6 0 .265 .559 .837
Joel Pineiro CHI-N 34 11 0 3 4 8 0 .324 .441 .826

Worst Matchups for Adam Kennedy (by OPS, min 11 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
A.J. Burnett PHI 13 2 0 0 2 4 0 .154 .154 .421
Jered Weaver ANA 25 5 0 2 0 2 0 .200 .200 .400
Ervin Santana ATL 11 2 0 0 0 2 0 .182 .182 .364
Trevor Cahill AZ 13 1 0 0 2 5 0 .077 .154 .354
CC Sabathia NY-A 14 2 0 0 1 10 0 .143 .143 .343
Josh Johnson SD 12 2 0 0 0 2 0 .167 .167 .333
Mike Pelfrey MIN 13 1 0 0 0 1 0 .077 .154 .231
Matt Cain SF 14 1 0 1 1 3 0 .071 .071 .205
Mark Buehrle TOR 11 1 0 1 0 1 0 .091 .091 .182
Felix Hernandez SEA 13 1 0 2 0 3 0 .077 .077 .154

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Adam Kennedy: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kennedy is back in the lineup Thursday after not getting the start for the past two games, The Orange County Register reports.

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Kennedy (groin) has been activated from the disabled list, the LA Times reports.

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Kennedy (right groin strain) was placed on the DL prior to Thursday's game, the team's official Twitter reports.

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Kennedy tweaked his right groin Tuesday during the seventh-inning at-bat that resulted in a pinch-hit single, the Associated Press reports.

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Kennedy is not in the starting lineup Sunday against the Diamondbacks, Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Kennedy went 1-for-3 with his first home run of the season against the Diamondbacks on Friday.

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Kennedy is not in the starting lineup Thursday against the Diamondbacks, Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Kennedy is starting at second base and batting fifth Sunday, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Kennedy is starting at second base and batting seventh in the order Sunday, the team's official Twitter page reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Adam Kennedy.

2013

Kennedy actually hit a bit better than expected in his 168 at-bats for the Dodgers - .262/.345/.357. He really has no notable skills other than some OBP potential, and given that 2013 will be his age-37 season, Kennedy might be looking at a minor league contract and a ceiling as a 150 at-bat utility guy in the twilight of his career.

2012

Kennedy came in handy for the Mariners last season as a reliable utility glove and a veteran presence. He didn't do much with the bat, though. He'll take his utility skills to the Dodgers this season after signing a one-year deal in November. Expect Kennedy to fill in at multiple infield positions and be one of the first pinch hitters off the bench.

2011

Kennedy did nothing in his one season in Washington to make the team want a repeat performance, and he was duly cut loose. He signed with Seattle where he'll have a decent chance of making the final cut even though he hit just .249/.327/.327 in 342 at-bats last season - thanks to weak competition in an unsettled infield.

2010

Kennedy had a resurgence after being acquired in late April from Tampa Bay. He gave the A's decent production, splitting time between and second and third base. He's filed for free agency, but has expressed an interest in re-signing with the A's. Like teammate Mark Ellis, Kennedy's value takes a hit if your league counts on-base and slugging percentage. This was by far his best season since 2004, so be careful about paying for last year's stats when it comes to valuating him for 2010.

2009

Kennedy is nobody's idea of a fantasy stud, but in the past he's been able to hit for a decent average and steal some bases. While he only stole seven in 2008, it was encouraging to see him bounce back from the worst season of his career. The Cardinals demonstrated their commitment to Kennedy by non-tendering Aaron Miles and letting Felipe Lopez go to Arizona.

2008

Even before a knee injury prematurely ended his season last August, Kennedy was having the worst season of his career. In seven years with the Angels, Kennedy averaged 18 stolen bases and never hit below .266. The Cardinals expected that kind of production when they signed him to a three-year contract before last season, but he was never able to get going in 2007. Kennedy will probably need a good spring to hold off his competition for the starting job at second base, though he should be considered the frontrunner.

2007

Kennedy was a steady source of 15-20 steals a season with the Angels. Now that he'll start at second base with the Cards, will he be on the move as much? Watch La Russa's lineups this spring; Kennedy batting second--in front of Albert Pujols--could be worth 20 runs as opposed to Kennedy batting seventh in front of "Yetanother" Molina.

2006

Kennedy had a career year at the plate in 2005 posting a .347 average in the first half. He was still hitting .337 in mid-August, but the statistical probabilities caught up with him over the last seven weeks of the season and he closed out the year at .300 even. Kennedy is past the point where any breakout is likely, but he is proving to be nothing if not consistent. He might have to fend off a challenge from Howie Kendrick, by midsummer if not in spring training.

2005

Kennedy had a horrible first half of 2004, hitting .243 through the end of June before batting at a .317 clip over the final three months. Hopefully, you weren’t one of the many owners who dropped him at the All-Star Break to take a flyer on Jose Hernandez. Kennedy’s status for 2005 is in question: he had reconstructive surgery on his right knee in October after tearing both his ACL and MCL on September 20. His return to the field will be May, in the best case scenario, so plan accordingly.

2004

Kennedy struggled last season and his status as the everyday second baseman is in doubt for 2004. With the Angels flush with young talent at SS and 2B, Kennedy may fall into a platoon or even reserve role, or might get traded. His poor batting average may rebound, but the drop in doubles is the most troubling (32 in 2002 / 17 last year). He'll be 28 on Opening Day, and the window on becoming an impact player is closing.

2003

Kennedy arrived on the national scene with his three-homer game in Game 6 of the ALCS, but that wasn't his sum total in 2002, as he quietly put together a rather productive season. Mike Scioscia likes to bench him against lefties for Benji Gil, which lowers his value by a couple notches.