Jeff Kennard #68

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Jeff Kennard Bio

  • Full Name: Jeffery Donald Kennard
  • Born: 7/26/1981 in Centerville, OH
  • Draft: 2000, New York Yankees, 40th rd. (1207th overall)
  • College: Rend Lake College
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Jeff Kennard does not have any MLB stats for the 2008 season


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2005 Staten Island NYP

Jeff Kennard Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
January 13, 2010 Chicago Cubs signed free agent RHP Jeff Kennard to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 9, 2009 RHP Jeff Kennard elected free agency.
August 29, 2009 Louisville Bats activated RHP Jeff Kennard from the 7-day disabled list.
August 11, 2009 Louisville Bats placed RHP Jeff Kennard on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 9, 2009. right shoulder inflammation

Jeffery Donald Kennard Bio Info

Jeff enters his 10th season in professional baseball and his first with the Cubs ... he signed a minor league contract with Chicago, December 19, 2009, and is a non-roster invitee to big league camp for 2010...Jeff has previously spent time in the Yankees (2001-07), Angels (2007-08) and Reds (2008-09) organizations...Jeff was selected by the Yankees in the 40th round of the June 2000 First-Year Player Draft...Attended Rend Lake Community College in Ina, Ill. 2009 Jeff spent the entire season with Triple-A Louisville, going 3-1 with two saves and a 2.83 ERA (17 ER/54.0 IP) in 40 games...Owned a 1-1 mark with a 2.33 ERA (5 ER/19.1 IP) on the road compared to a 2-0 ledger with a 3.12 ERA (12 ER/34.2 IP) at home...Had a 2.25 ERA (4 ER/16.0 IP) following the All-Star Break ... posted a 3.08 ERA (13 ER/38.0 IP) prior to the break...Opponents went 45-for-200 (.225) off the righty ... held opponents to a .186 batting average (13-for-70) with runners in scoring position...Hitters were just 5-for-34 (.147) with RISP and two outs...Boasted a miniscule 0.68 ERA (2 ER/26.1 IP) in 19 outings in June and July ... held the opponent scoreless in 14.2 innings of work (nine games) in July...Was shelved August 9-29 with right-shoulder inflammation, marking his first time on the disabled list since 2004...Played for Aguilas Cibaenas of the Dominican Winter League, going 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA (2 ER/4.2 IP) in six relief outings. 2008 Combined to go 4-4 with a 6.25 ERA (44 ER/63.1 IP) in 47 relief outings with Double-A Arkansas and Triple-A Salt Lake ... it marked the first Triple-A action of his career...Appeared in five games for the Travelers, going 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA (3 ER/7.0 IP) before his May 10 promotion to Salt Lake...In his first Triple-A action, went 4-3 with a 6.55 ERA (41 ER/56.1 IP) in 42 outings with the Bees...Tossed 2.0 or more innings in 12 of his 42 appearances...Held the opponent to a .216 batting average (8-for-37) with runners in scoring position and two outs with Salt Lake...Was released by the Angels September 6 ... October 16, signed a minor league contract with Cincinnati. 2007 Went 1-4 with six saves and a 2.73 ERA (16 ER/52.2 IP) with Double-A Trenton before he was traded to the Angels July 21 for catcher Jose Molina...Posted a 5.12 ERA (11 ER/19.1 IP) in 16 relief outings with Double-A Arkansas of the Angels' farm system...Held the opponent scoreless in 10 of his 16 appearances with the Travelers. 2006 Combined to go 6-6 with three saves a 2.64 ERA in 41 relief appearances with Single-A Tampa and Double-A Trenton...began the season at Single-A Tampa, going 3-0 with a 1.33 ERA and two saves in 14 relief appearances...Did not allow a run in his final nine appearances (19.0 IP) with Tampa...was transferred to Trenton on 6/5 and concluded the season with the Thunder, going 3-6 with one save and a 3.29 ERA in 27 games...allowed just 1ER in his first seven appearances at Trenton, going 2-1 with a 0.61 ERA (14.2IP, 1ER, 19K)...tossed a season-high 3.1 IP on 6/16 vs. New Hampshire, allowing two unearned runs but recording the loss (5K). 2005 Spent the majority of the season with Single-A Tampa, posting a 7-3 record with a 3.40 ERA in 42 relief appearances...held right-handed hitters to a .171 average (19-for-111) and surrendered just 3HR in 53.0IP...did not allow a run in his final 10 appearances with Tampa from 7/26-8/20 (11.1IP)...made five appearances for Double-A Trenton to conclude his season, going 0-1 without allowing an earned run in 6.2IP. 2004 Appeared in only 22 games after missing more than two months of the season with a right shoulder injury...went 0-1 with a 10.13 ERA in seven games with Double-A Trenton to begin the season...was transferred to Single-A Tampa on 5/2 and pitched in four games before being placed on the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation on 5/14...made two rehab appearances with the Gulf Coast Yankees before returning to the Florida State League squad on 7/ 13 appearances over two stints with Tampa, went 2-1 with a 5.56 ERA. 2003 Split time between Double-A Trenton and Single-A Tampa, posting a combined 7-3 record and a 2.59 ERA in 36 appearances (one start)...with Tampa, went 6-3 with two saves and a 2.15 ERA in 26 appearances...ranked third in the Florida State League with a .174 batting average against...tossed a minor-league career high 5.0 shutout innings on 7/31 vs. Brevard County, allowing 1H to earn the win in relief...made his only minor-league start on 8/14 vs. Vero Beach, allowing 3R (1ER) in 4.0IP without receiving the decision...made 10 appearances for Trenton from 6/24-7/28, going 1-0 with a 3.86 ERA. 2002 Combined to go 4-2 with a 2.64 ERA in 39 relief appearances with Single-A Greensboro and Single-A Tampa...began the season for Greensboro and went 4-0 with a 1.93 ERA in 27 relief appearances...held left-handed hitters to a .154 average (8-for-52) and allowed just 1HR in 37.1IP...with Tampa, went 0-2 with a 3.92 ERA in 12 appearances from 5/9-7/8...held opponents to a .172 average (5-for-29) with runners in scoring position. 2001 In his professional debut with the Gulf Coast League Yankees, ranked fourth in the league with nine saves.