Ian Kennedy Net Worth

How much is Ian Kennedy worth?

Net Worth:$55 Million
Profession:Professional Baseball Pitcher
Date of Birth:December 19, 1984
Country:United States of America
Height:
1.83 m

About Ian Kennedy

American professional baseball pitcher Ian Kennedy has a net worth of $55 million dollars, as of 2021. Kennedy has played in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks, San Diego Padres and Kansas City Royals. Kennedy attended the University of Southern California, where he played college baseball for the Trojans.
  • Born: Dec. 19, 1984
  • Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif.
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 190
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • Family: Wife, Allison, daughter, Nora.
  • Primary position: Starting pitcher

Before The Bigs:

  • Drafted out of high school in the 14th round in 2003 by St. Louis, but did not sign, opting to attend Southern Cal.
  • Played for Team USA in 2004 and 2005 while a pitcher at USC.
  • Named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year in 2005. Was USC’s top starter for three seasons, going 24-12 with a 3.09 ERA.
  • Drafted in the first round of the 2006 draft, No. 21 overall by the New York Yankees, signed for a $2.25 million bonus.
  • Shot through the Yankees’ system, going 12-3 with a 1.91 ERA in his first full season in 2007, going from Single-A to Triple-A.

Career Highlights:

  • Made his debut on Sept. 1, 2007, just a year after signing his first pro contract. He won in his first game, and had a 1.89 ERA in three September starts.
  • Making the Yankees’ rotation out of spring training in 2008, he struggled and was sent back to Triple-A. He was 0-4 with an 8.17 ERA in nine starts with the Yankees.
  • Suffered an aneurysm under his right armpit and had surgery in May 2009. He pitched in just four minor-league games.
  • Traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Dec. 8, 2009 in a three-way deal that sent Max Scherzer, Austin Jackson, Phil Coke and Daniel Schlereth to Detroit and Curtis Granderson to the Yankees. Edwin Jackson was also traded to Arizona.
  • Went 9-10 with a 3.80 ERA in the Arizona rotation in 2009, and had a breakout season in 2011, going 19-4 with a 2.99 ERA as of Sept. 15.

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