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Adam Kennedy from the Chronology
Aug 15, 2006 - In Anaheimís 9-7 win over Texas, an argument in the 4th inning results in ejections for Texas P Vicente Padilla and manager Buck Showalter. When the dust settles Rangers Ps Scott Feldman (6 games) and Padilla (5), Showalter (3) and Angels 2B Adam Kennedy (4), Ps Brendan Donnelly (4) and Kevin Gregg (3) and manager Mike Scioscia (3) will all earn suspensions.
Jun 25, 2004 - The Angels collect 22 hits including 4 homers in trouncing the Dodgers 13-0. 2B Adam Kennedy has 4 hits including a HR. For only the fifth time since 1974 the Dodgers use a position player to pitch as Jim Tracy calls on Robin Ventura. Ventura the 5th pitcher used faces just four batters while pitching a scoreless ninth with three fly outs and one hit.
Oct 13, 2002 - The Angels score 10 runs in the 7th inning on their way to a 13-5 win over the Twins to give Anaheim its first pennant in the team's history. Adam Kennedy was the hero for Anaheim with 3 HRs and 7 RBIs. Scott Spiezio also homers for the Angels with Francisco Rodriguez getting the win in relief.
Oct 4, 2002 - The Yankees blow a 6-1 lead as the Angels bounce back for a 9-6 victory and a 2 games to 1 lead in their division series. Tim Salmon and Adam Kennedy homer for Anaheim and Francisco Rodriguez again gets the win in relief.
Aug 31, 2001 - The Reds route the Pirates 11-3 behind the slugging of rookie Robin Jennings. Jennings hits his 1st ML homer a grand slam in the 7-run 4th and adds a bases-loaded triple for 7 RBIs. His homer and triple both with the sacks full matches the feat of Adam Kennedy last year and Luis Olmo in 1945.
May 19, 2001 - Cordova is 0-for-4 stopping his 22-game hit streak but his Indians beat the Angels 4-3 in 10 innings. Robby Alomar has 3 hits driving home the winning run in the 10th and Ellis Burks has 3 hits and 3 RBIs. Adam Kennedy has 4 hits for Anaheim. Jaret Wright makes his appearance since June 2 2000 giving up 2 runs in 5 innings. Troy Percival takes the loss and is now 0-8 against Cleveland.
Apr 18, 2000 - The Angels defeat the Blue Jays 16-10 as 2B Adam Kennedy drives home 8 runs for Anaheim. Kennedy hits a grand slam and a bases-loaded triple the first time a player has done that since Luis Olmo in 1945. Craig Grebeck Raul Mondesi and Carlos Delgado hit back-to-back-to-back homers for the Blue Jays in the 6th inning.
Apr 14, 2000 - Adam Kennedy ties a ML record in pacing Anaheim to a 16-10 win at Toronto. Kennedy hits a HR and triple both with the bases loaded to tie a record held by 8 National Leaguers and 2 in the AL. His hits come in consecutive innings.
Jun 3, 1997 - The Mariners picking 19th take Ryan Anderson nicknamed "Big Unit II" dashing the Tigers hopes of taking the 6' 10" high school pitcher from Westland MI. With the next pick the Cardinals take Adam Kennedy from Cal State Northridge. Kennedy led the nation in hits for the second consecutive season the first time an NCAA player to do so. The Yankees gamble at #24 picking high school star Tyrell Godwin of Elizabethtown NC. A two-sport athlete Godwin is committed to North Carolina to play football. The Padres (#27) pick Stetson SS Kevin Nicholson the MVP of the Cape Cod League last summer. He is the first Canadian ever drafted in the first round. The Athletics appear to have the best draft with Tim Hudson (6th round) Eric DuBose (1st) Chad Harville (2nd) Robert Vaz (7th). Nathan Haynes is selected on round 1 but will be traded to the Angels for Randy Velarde.
May 18, 1945 - In a 15-12 Dodgers' victory over the Cubs Brooklyn's Luis Olmo hits a triple and HR each with the bases loaded. No 20th century ML player will matc h this until Adam Kennedy doe sit in 2000. Olmo adds a double for good measure. Former OF Ben Chapman is the winning pitcher.