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LA Angels of Anaheim
2014 Avg.
.296
 
Career Avg.
.293
Name  Howie Kendrick
Born  7/12/1983
Height  5-10
Weight  210
Number  47
Position  2B
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/22/2014 11:23:00 AM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick has gone hitless in 19 career at bats against Rangers ace Yu Darvish.
Insight: Kendrick (.273, 4 HR, 29 RBI) has struck out seven times against Darvish. You might want to avoid this matchup.
 
6/17/2014 10:31:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles second baseman Howie Kendrick delivered three hits Tuesday in a victory over Cleveland.
Insight: Kendrick was caught stealing but that tends to go unnoticed on a night when you're a triple shy of the cycle. The No. 6 hole seems to suit Kendrick as he's hitting .297 from that spot in the lineup this season.
 
6/11/2014 10:40:00 AM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick has gone 10-for-26 (.385) with two homers against Oakland's Tommy Milone.
Insight: Kendrick has hit just .188 in 32 at-bats this month, but he's crushed Milone in the past and will face him Wednesday.
 
6/6/2014 6:34:00 PM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick will have the night off Friday against Chicago. SOURCE: Eric Kay, Angels Communication Department
Insight: Kendrick (.283, 3 HR, 25 RBI) has only missed one other game this season. There's no injury to report so Kendrick should be back in the lineup Saturday.
 
5/31/2014 10:58:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles second baseman Howie Kendrick is a .435 hitter (10-for-23) with two homers and a a 1.174 OPS against Oakland left-hander Tommy Milone.
Insight: Kendrick is off to a good start, batting .291 with 24 RBI and 32 runs scored in the first 53 games, including a home run Friday night.
 
Hot5/24/2014 11:15:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles second baseman Howie Kendrick is a .565 hitter (13-for-23) with a 1.522 OPS against Royals veteran right-hander James Shields.
Insight: Kendrick is off to a solid start, batting .311 with 22 RBI and 30 runs scored in the first 46 games. Make sure he's in your lineup on Saturday.
 
5/18/2014 10:11:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles second baseman Howie Kendrick is a .214 hitter with a .554 OPS against Rays starter David Price.
Insight: Kendrick has struck out nine times in 23 at-bats against Price. Avoid him Sunday.
 
5/14/2014 11:29:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles second baseman Howie Kendrick won't be in action Wednesday versus the Phillies. SOURCE: Angels on Twitter
Insight: The absence does not appear to be injury-related. Grant Green (.348, 0 HR, 1 RBI) is filling in at second base.
 
5/11/2014 7:51:00 PM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick had a nice outing Sunday against the Blue Jays.
Insight: Kendrick delivered three hits, one walk and two stolen bases. His .313 batting average this season is fourth-best among MLB second basemen.
 
Hot5/4/2014 1:49:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles second baseman Howie Kendrick is hitless in 16 career at bats against Texas starter Yu Darvish.
Insight: That's not very encouraging. Fantasy owners will be tempted by his four-game hitting streak but benching Kendrick (.314, 2 HR, 16 RBI) is the right move on Sunday.
 
Hot5/4/2014 10:09:00 AM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick went 4-for-5 with two doubles in Saturday's win over Texas.
Insight: He's now on a four-game hitting streak (.467, four RBI). Among American League second basemen, only Kansas City's Omar Infante has more RBI than Kendrick this season (16).
 
Hot4/25/2014 10:44:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles second baseman Howie Kendrick has gone 29-for-83 (.349) after starting out 0-for-10.
Insight: Kendrick hasn't gone more than one game without a hit since that three-game cold streak to start the season. He went 3-for-5 with a double and three runs Friday against the Yankees.
 
Hot4/20/2014 4:40:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles second baseman Howie Kendrick torched the Tigers for three hits on Sunday afternoon.
Insight: It was Kendrick's second three-hit performance in the last three games. He's gone 10-for-23 (.435) during his five-game hitting streak.
 
4/20/2014 9:35:00 AM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick hasn't gotten the better of Tigers starter Rick Porcello when they've faced off in the past.
Insight: Kendrick (.264, 2 HR, 11 RBI) is 5-for-22 (.227) with eight strikeouts against Porcello, who will toe the rubber Sunday against Los Angeles.
 
4/18/2014 10:51:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles second baseman Howie Kendrick found his home run stroke on Friday.
Insight: Kendrick belted two homers in the Angels' 11-6 victory. Friday marks Kendrick's first multi-homer game since April 23rd of last season.
 
4/16/2014 11:12:00 AM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick has gone 9-for-20 (.450) with two homers and seven RBI against Oakland's Tommy Milone.
Insight: Kendrick is hitting . 241 with zero home runs and 12 Ks in 58 at-bats this season but he may be able to get his bat going Wednesday against Milone.
 
4/6/2014 9:51:00 AM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick started off 0-for-10 but has gone 4-for-10 with two doubles and two RBI the last two games. He also has a terrific matchup Sunday.
Insight: Kendrick has gone 8-for-18 (.444) against Astros starter Scott Feldman.
 
9/28/2013 11:05:00 AM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick owns Texas starter Derek Holland. He has hit .378 with seven doubles, two homers, 12 RBI and a 1.083 OPS against the left-hander.
Insight: Kendrick has an extensive history against Holland, getting in 45 at-bats against him. The second baseman has hit safely in 11 of his 12 games since returning from the disabled list and is hitting .301 with 13 homers, 53 RBI and a .783 OPS in 469 at-bats this season.
 
9/13/2013 5:48:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles second baseman Howie Kendrick will make his first start in over a month Friday against Houston. SOURCE: Jeff Fletcher, Orange County Register
Insight: He was activated from the DL on Tuesday but this will be his first taste of game action since spraining his knee in early August. Kendrick's .301 batting average is his highest since 2008 (.306 that year).
 
9/10/2013 11:30:00 AM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick (sprained left knee) is expected to be activated from the 15-day disabled list for Tuesday's game against Toronto.
Insight: Kendrick hasn't played since Aug. 5. He's had a nice offensive season, batting .301 with 11 HR, 47 RBI and 48 runs in 108 games. If he returns today, he'll have a nice matchup as he's a career .350 hitter against Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle with a home run and a 1.109 OPS.