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Ian
Kennedy
College USC
Team Kansas City Royals
31RP
6'0"Height
195Weight
35Age
14Exp
R/RBats/Throws
Ian Kennedy's Fantasy Scouting Report

SHORT TERM FANTASY OUTLOOK AND WEEKLY RANKINGS

Ian Kennedy is projected for 11.48 fantasy points in 3 games which is good enough to be the #8 ranked reliever and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Hansel Robles but behind Craig Kimbrel. Week 4 is projected to be slightly better based on projected rank (#7). He is projected for 11.06 fantasy points.

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REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Ian Kennedy to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 211.19 projected fantasy points puts him at #17 behind Kirby Yates and ahead of Taylor Rogers. He has averaged 3.41 fantasy points in his past 63 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.2 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#23) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 81%, he is the #16 most highly owned reliever. Ian Kennedy is expected to come up short of last season's #11 fantasy position rank.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMAPPGSINNWLSKBBIHAERAWHIPCGSO
2020KC808.001091107.871.3700
2019KC63063.332307317643.411.2700
2018KC2222119.7390105401254.661.3700
2017KC3030154.05130131611435.371.3200
2016KC3333195.711110184661733.681.2200
2015SD3030168.39150174521664.271.2900
2014SD3333201.013130207701893.621.2800
2013ARI-SD3131181.37100163731804.921.3900
2012ARI3333208.315120187552164.021.3010
2011ARI3333222.02140198551862.871.0811
2010ARI3232194.09100168701633.801.2000
2009NYY101.00001200.002.0000
2008NYY10939.70402726508.261.9300
2007NYY3319.0100159131.891.1500
Career (14 Seasons)3622891775.09710430164259716784.111.2821
YEARTEAMRAERHRAHBIBBIGOAOGDAOPKOBWPRD9BS
2020KC97600881.000012.380
2019KC242461147640.700311.654
2018KC66622012891580.600412.480
2017KC999234521271880.711412.210
2016KC8180331311362460.610411.590
2015SD958031741531611.001512.030
2014SD858116441742020.9201111.780
2013ARI-SD10899271211681980.8011013.170
2012ARI10193281441982290.904512.330
2011ARI737119902062460.8111110.140
2010ARI8782261021752240.8101611.270
2009NYY00010020.000027.000
2008NYY373651041490.810317.680
2007NYY6410012280.400010.420
Career (14 Seasons)8718112527821153420030.8787611.930
2020 Game Log
JULY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
07/25@L0-000.000002.000000100019
07/29@L0-103.000001.011110200017
07/30@L0-104.500001.311110200012
AUGUST
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
08/03@L0-105.400001.011110000022
08/05vsL0-105.400000.732000100026
08/08vsL0-106.000001.011110200017
08/11@L0-105.140001.010000100017
08/12@L0-109.000000.023321000011