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Kennedy Refining Both Mentality and Command

Kennedy has a 1.33 ERA in his last four starts

A rough start and a lat injury blemished Ian Kennedy's 2008 season, but after working back from the injury and recapturing his command, Kennedy is ready to give the Yankees a much needed rotation boost. The right-hander's last three starts for Triple-A Scranton have been outstanding, and he's finally proved to the Yankees that he's ready to return to the majors.

"Right now, I feel really good," he said. "When I was coming back, I had to wait long enough to make sure nothing was wrong, but everything feels great now and I've had time to work on things." Kennedy injured his right lat in May and has spent extra time in Scranton preparing for his next stop: New York. His first three starts in July where somewhat underwhelming, but since his July 19th... Recommended Stories

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