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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
7 908.7 43 61 2 558 4.79 8.5
Birth Date5-24-1979
Height6' 4"
Weight227 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2001 TBA MLB 20 20 117.7 122 34 78 16 .265 98 9.3 2.6 1.2 6.0 45% .289 .264 1.33 4.48 4.44 101 4.52 1.6
2002 TBA MLB 30 30 196.7 204 55 109 23 .266 98 9.3 2.5 1.1 5.0 41% .284 .269 1.32 4.55 4.53 106 4.41 2.6
2003 TBA MLB 32 22 133.7 167 47 77 19 .262 97 11.2 3.2 1.3 5.2 43% .318 .311 1.60 5.09 6.13 109 6.69 -1.5
2004 COL MLB 27 27 162.3 163 67 117 17 .261 117 9.0 3.7 0.9 6.5 50% .294 .246 1.42 4.26 3.66 89 4.06 3.0
2005 COL 0 16 16 92.0 128 44 52 12 .246 112 12.5 4.3 1.2 5.1 48% .354 .297 1.87 5.19 7.04 0 0.00 0.0
2005 OAK 0 19 8 60.7 64 20 45 8 .262 100 9.5 3.0 1.2 6.7 40% .298 .261 1.38 4.32 4.45 0 0.00 0.0
2006 OAK MLB 39 0 35.0 34 13 29 1 .255 100 8.7 3.3 0.3 7.5 50% .317 .224 1.34 3.10 2.31 90 4.34 0.5
2007 ARI 0 3 0 2.7 4 2 1 0 .267 108 13.5 6.8 0.0 3.4 42% .333 .415 2.25 9.18 20.25 0 0.00 0.0
2007 OAK 0 27 16 101.0 109 48 42 9 .259 93 9.7 4.3 0.8 3.7 52% .289 .282 1.55 5.21 4.37 0 0.00 0.0
2007 TOR 0 9 0 7.0 6 5 8 0 .285 97 7.7 6.4 0.0 10.3 42% .316 .265 1.57 3.17 5.14 0 0.00 0.0
2005 TOT MLB 35 24 152.7 192 64 97 20 .252 107 11.3 3.8 1.2 5.7 45% .333 .284 1.68 4.84 6.01 107 5.95 -0.8
2007 TOT MLB 39 16 110.7 119 55 51 9 .261 94 9.7 4.5 0.7 4.1 51% .292 .286 1.57 5.18 4.80 119 6.27 -0.8
CareerMLB222139908.71001335558105.2611029.93.31.05.546%.302.2741.474.644.791045.214.7

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1998 PRI Rk 13 13 67.3 66 26 44 5 .000 8.8 3.5 0.7 5.9 0% .000 .000 1.37 4.91 3.74
1999 HUD A- 16 16 95.0 78 26 101 2 .000 7.4 2.5 0.2 9.6 0% .000 .000 1.09 2.69 2.65
2000 CSC A 22 22 136.3 122 29 142 6 .000 8.1 1.9 0.4 9.4 0% .000 .000 1.11 2.64 3.30
2001 TBA MLB 20 20 117.7 122 34 78 16 .265 98 9.3 2.6 1.2 6.0 45% .289 .264 1.33 4.48 4.44
2001 ORL AA 7 7 47.0 29 3 52 0 .000 5.6 0.6 0.0 10.0 0% .000 .000 0.68 1.17 0.19
2001 DUR AAA 4 4 26.0 22 9 23 2 .000 7.6 3.1 0.7 8.0 0% .000 .000 1.19 3.43 2.42
2002 TBA MLB 30 30 196.7 204 55 109 23 .266 98 9.3 2.5 1.1 5.0 41% .284 .269 1.32 4.55 4.53
2003 TBA MLB 32 22 133.7 167 47 77 19 .262 97 11.2 3.2 1.3 5.2 43% .318 .311 1.60 5.09 6.13
2003 ORL AA 1 1 3.3 6 1 3 0 .000 16.4 2.7 0.0 8.2 0% .462 .000 2.12 2.16 8.18
2003 DUR AAA 1 1 6.3 6 0 4 0 .000 8.6 0.0 0.0 5.7 0% .300 .000 0.95 2.01 1.43
2004 COL MLB 27 27 162.3 163 67 117 17 .261 117 9.0 3.7 0.9 6.5 50% .294 .246 1.42 4.26 3.66
2004 CSP AAA 3 2 12.7 17 2 12 1 .000 12.0 1.4 0.7 8.5 0% .390 .000 1.50 3.11 7.09
2005 COL MLB 16 16 92.0 128 44 52 12 .246 112 12.5 4.3 1.2 5.1 48% .354 .297 1.87 5.19 7.04
2005 OAK MLB 19 8 60.7 64 20 45 8 .262 100 9.5 3.0 1.2 6.7 40% .298 .261 1.38 4.32 4.45
2006 OAK MLB 39 0 35.0 34 13 29 1 .255 100 8.7 3.3 0.3 7.5 50% .317 .224 1.34 3.10 2.31
2006 SAC AAA 3 1 4.0 2 1 2 0 .267 89 4.5 2.2 0.0 4.5 73% .182 .111 0.75 3.85 0.00
2007 ARI MLB 3 0 2.7 4 2 1 0 .267 108 13.5 6.8 0.0 3.4 42% .333 .415 2.25 9.18 20.25
2007 OAK MLB 27 16 101.0 109 48 42 9 .259 93 9.7 4.3 0.8 3.7 52% .289 .282 1.55 5.21 4.37
2007 TOR MLB 9 0 7.0 6 5 8 0 .285 97 7.7 6.4 0.0 10.3 42% .316 .265 1.57 3.17 5.14
2007 SYR AAA 2 0 2.7 2 1 3 0 .273 91 6.7 3.3 0.0 10.0 29% .286 .172 1.11 2.07 0.00

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2006-05-11 2006-08-14 60-DL 95 84 Left Shoulder Inflammation -
2004-06-03 2004-08-10 15-DL 68 60 Left Shoulder Inflammation -
2003-06-01 2003-07-09 15-DL 38 33 Left Shoulder Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 OAK $2,800,000
2007 TOR $2,800,000
2006 OAK $2,400,000
2005 COL, OAK $2,200,000
2004 COL $320,000
2003 TBA $300,000
2002 TBA $225,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
6 yrPrevious$11,045,000
6 yrTotal$11,045,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
6 y 122 dABC Mgmt Leventhal & Lapa

Details
  • deceased 10/07 designated for assignment 9/2/07 signed as a free agent from AZ 8/28/07 (minor-league contract)
  • designated for assignment 8/15/07
  • claimed off waivers from OAK 8/4/07
  • avoided arbitration 1/07, 1 year/$2.8M (07)
  • avoided arbitration 12/05, 1 year/$2.4M (06)+$0.35M bonuses
  • acquired in trade from COL 7/05 re-signed 1/05, 1 year/$2.2M (05)+$0.125M bonuses (innings pitched)
  • 1 year/$0.32M (04)
  • acquired in trade from TB 12/03
  • 1 year/$0.3M (03)
  • 1 year/$0.225M (02) 2/02

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Joe Kennedy threw 964 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2007, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2007, he relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph), Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Change (83mph), also mixing in a Curve (74mph) and Slider (83mph).