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Ian Kennedy | Starting Pitcher | #31

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (31) / 12/19/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: USC
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (21) / NYY
Contract: view contract details

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Royals signed RHP Ian Kennedy to a five-year, $70 million contract.
The deal was reported two weeks ago and is finally official after the right-hander passed his physical. The Royals backloaded the contract, as Kennedy reportedly will make "only" $7.5 million in 2016 and then $13.5 million in 2017, $16 million in 2018, and $16.5 million in 2019 and 2020. The contract also contains an opt-out after the 2017 campaign which will net Kennedy a $6 million buyout if exercised. It's a bigger deal than most anticipated the right-hander would land, but Kennedy should be a solid addition to the middle of the Royals' rotation. Jan 29 - 12:08 PM

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C1Salvador Perez
2Tony Cruz
3Drew Butera
1B1Eric Hosmer
2Cody Decker
2B1Omar Infante
2Christian Colon
3Ramon Torres
SS1Alcides Escobar
2Raul Mondesi
3B1Mike Moustakas
2Cheslor Cuthbert
LF1Alex Gordon
2Jose Martinez
CF1Lorenzo Cain
2Terrance Gore
3Brett Eibner
4Bubba Starling
RF1Jarrod Dyson
2Paulo Orlando
DH1Kendrys Morales
Starting Pitcher
S1Yordano Ventura
2Edinson Volquez
3Ian Kennedy
4Chris Young
5Kris Medlen
6Danny Duffy
7Jason Vargas
8Dillon Gee
9John Lannan
Relief Pitcher
R1Wade Davis
2Kelvin Herrera
3Joakim Soria
4Luke Hochevar
5Tim Collins
6Scott Alexander
7Miguel Almonte
8Brian Flynn
9Peter Moylan