Mike Kenney

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Michael James Kenney

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 4", Weight 212 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Mike Kenney was a minor league pitcher for four years.

He went 10-0 as a junior in high school. Redshirted in junior college in 2005, he was 0-1 with 6 runs in 1/3 IP at Loyola Marymount in 2006. In 2007, he was 2-3 with a 9.88 ERA. The next year, he improved to 5-3, 6.25. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim took him in the 28th round of the 2008 amateur draft; Bobby DeJardin was the scout.

He struggled in his pro debut, with a 8.20 ERA in 16 games for the 2008 AZL Angels, though he was 2-1. He had a 1-7, 5.54 record for the '09 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes. He had his best season in 2010, mostly with the Cedar Rapids Kernels (4-3, 5 Sv, 3.51 in 34 G) and also appearing in four games for the Quakes (1 R, 7 K in 4 2/3 IP). On April 30, he teamed with Fabio Martinez (5 IP) and Kyle Hurst (2 IP) in a no-hitter against the Kane County Cougars; Kenney got the save by tossing two perfect innings. In 2011, Mike went 5-6 with 6 saves and a 5.07 ERA in 43 games for the Inland Empire 66ers.

Overall, Kenney was 12-17 with 11 saves and a 5.09 ERA in 133 career games (11 starts). In 233 1/3 innings, he allowed 257 hits and 96 walks while striking out 179.