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    So long Ian Kennedy

    Nice knowin ya pal

    Era currently back up over 3.00 while pitching against shlt offenses. Nice effort, too bad he's got just better than average stuff.

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    Kennedy is amazing, just watch

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    Let me know what I'm watching for. He's irrelevant in just about every category except one.

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    Yea he gave up 4 1st inning runs... and nothing since then


    guy is top 10 pitcher in the world, believe it

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    Kershaw for Cy Young

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    If by world you mean "currently ranked 10th in NL era" you're spot on

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    product of the shitty no offense NL west

    if he was still on the yankees and was in the rotation he would be getting lit up like a christmas tree once every 5 days

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    I don't care what he did with the Yanks..Y'all need to get your heads checked if you think Kennedy isn't a great starting pitcher.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lunchbawks View Post
    I don't care what he did with the Yanks..Y'all need to get your heads checked if you think Kennedy isn't a great starting pitcher.
    Stats don't lie bro. Three of the worst offenses in MLB are in his division and there are 9 guys with better era's than him in the NL alone. Good pitcher, yes. One of the best? Hell no.

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    w.e man he's a cy young contender im done with this convo

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    Yet you haven't backed it up with anything.

    19 wins. WOOOOOOO!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by starfire View Post
    Kershaw for Cy Young
    I'm a Dodgers fan but idk......maybe he gets it, maybe he doesn't.

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    his era is .299 not over 300. He is a solid front rotation guy who can only get better. BUT not Cy young caliber yet. I like kershaw or cliff lee in the NL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Br0nxer View Post
    product of the shitty no offense NL west if he was still on the yankees and was in the rotation he would be getting lit up like a christmas tree once every 5 days
    the yanks would take him back in a heartbeat. colon and burnett are garbage..phil hughs and ivan nova not much better. pretty sure the world series champs came out of the nl west last year...

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    He is a very solid pitcher, the D-Backs pitching just pound the strike zone. His numbers are respectable no matter where what division he is in. Verlander plays in a terrible division as well with very little offensive production, doesn't mean he isn't a great pitcher.

    The pompousness and narcissism of Yankees fans never fails to surprise.

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    nice Kennedy!

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    Tim Wakefield, JV and Mister Ian Kennedy nice pitchers !

    make me laugh the 2 games loses of Phillies against the worst team in the MLB right now ! that is a joke !

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    Chances are strong those that hate Kennedy are SF Giants fans.

    Its not Kennedy's fault that the Giants have the worst offense in the history of baseball.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Br0nxer View Post
    product of the shitty no offense NL west

    if he was still on the yankees and was in the rotation he would be getting lit up like a christmas tree once every 5 days
    Kennedy is on another planet compared to Hughes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by InTheDrink View Post
    too bad he's got just better than average stuff.
    Only pitch he has that is average is his 92mph fast ball


    Changeup: Kennedy has a plus - plus changeup, which he uses with ruthless efficiency. The changeup is essential to Kennedy's approach on the mound. He uses it to out smart the batter, with a lot of success. It is one of three pitches that he will often use to finish off a batter.
    One of the best changeups in the game today.

    Slider: Kennedy sports a plus slider, sitting in the mid 80s. He uses it to make his changeup look a little lighter, forcing the hitter to account for harder breaking stuff. He is one of the rare pitchers who can reliably throw their slider for strikes. When it misses, it misses in the dirt, not in the zone.

    Long story short, Kennedy has four pitches, three are plus, all four he throws for strikes, has tremendous control, poor man's Maddux, will have a Mike Mussina type career.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevenash View Post
    Only pitch he has that is average is his 92mph fast ball Changeup: Kennedy has a plus - plus changeup, which he uses with ruthless efficiency. The changeup is essential to Kennedy's approach on the mound. He uses it to out smart the batter, with a lot of success. It is one of three pitches that he will often use to finish off a batter. One of the best changeups in the game today. Slider: Kennedy sports a plus slider, sitting in the mid 80s. He uses it to make his changeup look a little lighter, forcing the hitter to account for harder breaking stuff. He is one of the rare pitchers who can reliably throw their slider for strikes. When it misses, it misses in the dirt, not in the zone. Long story short, Kennedy has four pitches, three are plus, all four he throws for strikes, has tremendous control, poor man's Maddux, will have a Mike Mussina type career.
    look how many words it took you to say the same thing

    he doesn't have great stuff....better than average

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    More than better than average.
    Not Kershaw stuff, but more than just better than average

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    Quote Originally Posted by lunchbawks View Post
    Yea he gave up 4 1st inning runs... and nothing since then


    guy is top 10 pitcher in the world, believe it

    This exactly. Nada after the first. Keeps team in it. I cash ticket. Anyone can have a bad inning once a season.

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    ^
    This

    Cliff Lee puked up 5 in the third to the Nats in a 10-2 loss earlier.

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    the jokes on this tool cause 19-4 2.99 era 1.12 whip is still good enough to win the cy young.

    pretty funny that espn still has him ranked ahead of his boyfriend, cliff lee.

    http://espn.go.com/mlb/features/cyyoung


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    I love Kennedy, but he's a half notch below Lee

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    Hes a number 2 pitcher, he is not an Ace.

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    Quote Originally Posted by neverstoppers23 View Post
    Hes a number 2 pitcher, he is not an Ace.

    Obviously he isn't this year. Look at his numbers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by neverstoppers23 View Post
    Hes a number 2 pitcher, he is not an Ace.
    Huh?

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