Acquisition Analysis: Joe Kennedy

The Arizona Diamondbacks made their third waiver claim in two days Saturday, taking southpaw Joe Kennedy from the Oakland Athletics' unwanted list. Kennedy joins Doug Slaten to double the Diamondbacks' accouterment of left-handed relievers.
August 4, 2007

Third Place A's Quiet At Deadline

Despite widespread trade rumors surrounding players like Mike Piazza, Joe Blanton, Joe Kennedy and Dan Johnson, the A's did not end up making any deals before Tuesday's non-waiver trade deadline.
August 1, 2007

Oakland A's Notes: Power From New Sources

For a team that hasn't made much use of the long ball all season, this was a bonanza.
May 11, 2007

A's Return Goleski; Name Kennedy 5th Starter

The Oakland A's roster came more into focus on Wednesday, as they returned Rule 5 pick Ryan Goleski and officially named Joe Kennedy the fifth starter, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
March 28, 2007

Oakland A's Spring Training Battles: RP

The weather outside might still be frightful, but spring is just around the corner and that means only one thing: baseball! Every year, we preview the spring training roster battles that will take place during major league camp. While these battles may change based on a late move, most of these scenarios will still hold true. We conclude our series with a look at the relief pitching battle.
February 11, 2007

Oakland A's Spring Training Battles: SP

The weather outside might still be frightful, but spring is just around the corner and that means only one thing: baseball! Every year, we preview the spring training roster battles that will take place during major league camp. While these battles may change based on a late move, most of these scenarios will still hold true. We continue our series with a look at the starting pitching battle.
February 5, 2007

Kennedy, A's Agree To Terms For 2007

Joe Kennedy may not know his role for next season yet, but he does know what size his paycheck will be. The A's and the 27-year-old left-hander agreed to a one-year, $2.8 million contract for the 2007 season. The A's now have six remaining players who are eligible for arbitration.
January 15, 2007