Ian Kennedy SP SD 8 Days

Ian Kennedy yielded four runs in six innings Saturday in a loss to the Tigers.

Kennedy didn't allow any homers and had a 7/1 K/BB ratio tonight, but the Tigers were able to put together their hits. It's still a pretty good sign that Kennedy has allowed just one homer, walked three and struck out 16 in 17 innings this season.

Ian Kennedy SP SD 15 Days

Ian Kennedy pitched very well en route to his first win Sunday, allowing just one run over six innings against the Marlins.

Kennedy gave up just three hits on the afternoon, but it just so happened that two of them were a Christian Yelich triple followed by a Giancarlo Stanton RBI single in the fourth inning. Otherwise, Kennedy was stellar, walking one while striking out five. The right-hander has a 3.27 ERA and 0.91 WHIP through two starts and will take on the Tigers his next time out.

Ian Kennedy SP SD 19 Days

Ian Kennedy allowed three runs over five innings in Tuesday's loss to the Dodgers.

Kennedy served up a two-run homer to Yasiel Puig in the first inning among his five hits allowed, and he also walked a batter. The right-hander struck out four while needing 103 pitches to get through his five innings. He'll look for a better result his next time out, Monday against the Indians.

Ian Kennedy SP SD 26 Days

Ian Kennedy struggled in Wednesday's start against the Royals, allowing three runs in two innings of work.

Kennedy allowed six hits, including two solo home runs, and struck out one. The right-hander has been hit hard throughout the spring as he now owns a 6.33 Cactus League ERA with four home runs allowed in 21 1/3 innings.

Ian Kennedy SP SD 30 Days

Padres manager Bud Black announced Saturday that Ian Kennedy will get the ball for the Padres in the second game of the regular season.

He follows Andrew Cashner who was previously tabbed to work on Opening Day. Tyson Ross will pitch third for the Padres, with Josh Johnson as the most likely candidate to work in the fourth slot.

Ian Kennedy SP SD 1 Month

Ian Kennedy turned in a strong outing in Friday's Cactus League victory over the Mariners, allowing two runs on three hits over 5 2/3 frames.

The veteran right-hander punched out seven on the evening while walking a pair. It's still been a rough go of it for him in Arizona, compiling a 5.59 ERA over 19 1/3 innings. Pitching his home games in the friendly confines of Petco Park should do wonders for his overall value this season.

Ian Kennedy SP SD 1 Month

Ian Kennedy had a rough go of it in Sunday's loss to the Royals, allowing four runs on eight hits over 4 2/3 innings.

Kennedy walked a pair and struck out one in the game. Carlos Peguero belted a solo homer off him in the third inning to contribute to the damage. He hasn't been sharp thus far in Cactus League play, posting a 6.59 ERA in his first 13 2/3 innings.

Ian Kennedy SP SD 1 Month

Ian Kennedy gave up four runs in four innings of work during Tuesday's start against the Athletics.

Kennedy didn't have his best stuff early, giving up three extra-base hits to the first three batters he faced, capped off by a two-run home run to Jed Lowrie. Overall, he allowed eight hits, struck out two, and didn't issue a walk in what is his first poor outing of the spring.

Ian Kennedy SP SD 2 Months

Ian Kennedy allowed two runs over three innings of work in Thursday's start against the Rangers.

Kennedy gave up the two runs on three hits and recorded two punch-outs. He's hoping to bounce back from a rough 2013 in which he posted a 4.91 ERA, including 4.24 after joining the Padres at the end of July.

Ian Kennedy SP SD 2 Months

Ian Kennedy pitched two scoreless innings in Saturday's loss to the Royals.

Kennedy allowed a hit and an walk while striking out two. The right-hander, who will play his first full season with the Padres in 2014, makes for an interesting late-round gamble this season after being traded and posting a poor 4.91 ERA last year.