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Ian Kennedy

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Texas Rangers Relief Pitcher Age: 36-2d Exp: 11.124 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#21 overall), 2006 College: Southern California Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)

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  • Current Contract

    Ian Kennedy signed a 1 year / $2,150,000 contract with the Texas Rangers, including $2,150,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $2,150,000. In 2021, Kennedy will earn a base salary of $2,150,000, while carrying a total salary of $2,150,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,150,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,150,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 36 $2,150,000 $2,150,000 $2,150,000 $2,150,000 $2,150,000($2,150,000)
    2022 Free Agent Year 37 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2016-2020

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $70,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $9,850,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,850,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,100,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,100,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,265,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,265,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $519,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $519,500
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $423,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $423,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $403,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $403,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $408,925
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $408,925
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2008-2008

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $394,275
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $394,275
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2006-2006Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,250,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,250,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006 Player Cash Earnings - $2,250,000 - $2,250,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $394,275 - - $394,275
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $408,925 - - $408,925
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $403,000 - - $403,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $423,000 - - $423,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $519,500 - - $519,500
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,144,153 - - $2,144,153
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,120,847 - - $2,120,847
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $6,100,000 - - $6,100,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $9,850,000 - - $9,850,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $6,111,111 - - $6,111,111
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,150,000 - - $2,150,000
    Est. Earnings
    (13 seasons)
    $67,624,811 $2,250,000 - $69,874,811
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $803,200 $2,250,000 - $3,053,200
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,466,347 - - $3,466,347
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $18,094,153 - - $18,094,153
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $43,111,111 - - $43,111,111
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,150,000 - - $2,150,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    06/14/2013 Player contract details by year 10 games $233,060 Intentionally hitting Yasiel Puig, inducing a brawl
    10 $233,060
  • Transactions

    Feb 22 2021Signed a minor league contract with Texas (TEX)
    Nov 4 2017Exercised a 3 year $49 million player option with Kansas City (KC)
    Jan 16 2016Signed a 5 year $70 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
    Nov 6 2015Extended a $15.8 million qualiying offer by San Diego (SD)
    Jan 16 2015Signed a 1 year $9.85 million contract with San Diego (SD)
    Jan 16 2014Signed a 1 year $6.1 million contract with San Diego (SD)
    Jul 31 2013Traded to San Diego (SD) from Arizona (ARI) for Matt Stites and Joe Thatcher
    Jan 18 2013Signed a 1 year $4.625 million contract with Arizona (ARI)
    Mar 3 2012Signed a 1 year $519k contract with Arizona (AR)
    Mar 10 2011Signed a 1 year $423k contract with Arizona (ARI)
    Mar 11 2010Signed a 1 year $403k contract with Arizona (ARI)
    Dec 8 2009Traded to Arizona (ARI) from Detroit (DET) as part of a 3-team trade: New York (NYY) traded Phil Coke and Austin Jackson to Detroit (DET); Detroit (DET) traded Curtis Granderson to New York (NYY); Detroit (DET) traded Edwin Jackson to Arizona (ARI); Arizona (ARI) traded Max Scherzer and Daniel Schlereth to Detroit (DET)
    Mar 3 2009Signed a 1 year $408k contract with New York (NYY)
    Mar 4 2008Signed a 1 year $394k contract with New York (NYY)
    Jul 1 2007Signed a contract with New York (NYY)
    Jun 24 2006Drafted by New York (NYY): Round 1 (#21 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Ian Kennedy, and the financial implications.

  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Ian Kennedy ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team Games IP H R ER BB K HR W L S ERA WHIP WAR
    2021 TEX 23 23.1 20 7 7 7 27 3 0 0 12 2.70 1.157 1.05
    2020 KC 15 14.0 20 17 14 5 15 7 0 2 0 9.00 1.786 -0.87
    2019 KC 63 63.1 64 24 24 17 73 6 3 2 30 3.41 1.279 1.41
    2018 KC 22 119.2 125 66 62 40 105 20 3 9 0 4.66 1.379 0.49
    2017 KC 30 154.0 143 99 92 61 131 34 5 13 0 5.38 1.325 0.49
    2016 KC 33 195.1 173 81 80 66 184 33 11 11 0 3.68 1.223 3.9
    2015 SD 30 168.1 166 95 80 52 174 31 9 15 0 4.28 1.295 -0.11
    2014 SD 33 201.0 189 85 81 70 207 16 13 13 0 3.63 1.289 1.47
    2013 SD 32 181.1 181 108 100 73 163 27 7 10 0 4.96 1.401 -1.46
    2012 ARI 33 208.1 216 101 93 55 187 28 15 12 0 4.02 1.301 1.92
    2011 ARI 34 222.0 186 73 71 55 198 19 21 4 0 2.88 1.086 4.83
    2010 ARI 33 194.0 163 87 82 70 168 26 9 10 0 3.80 1.201 2.9
    2009 NYY 1 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 2 0.11
    2008 NYY 10 39.2 50 37 36 26 27 5 0 4 0 8.17 1.916 -0.86
    Totals 395 1804.1 1,709 886 826 608 1,675 256 97 105 42 4.12 1.284 15.27