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Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.293
 
Career Avg.
.292
Name  Howie Kendrick
Born  7/12/1983
Height  5-10
Weight  210
Number  47
Position  2B
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot9/14/2014 11:36:00 AM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick is 8-for-16 in his career against Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel.
Insight: Kendrick also has a home run and two RBI against Keuchel. The second baseman has had a tremendous month of September, hitting .451 with a ridiculous .725 slugging percentage. He also has 14 RBI in September. Kendrick now leads the Angels with a .293 batting average.
 
Hot9/8/2014 4:38:00 PM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick was 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBI on Monday against the Indians.
Insight: It is hard to find a hotter hitter in the league right now than Kendrick. He is 10-for-14 in his last three games with five extra-base hits. Ride out his hot streak.
 
Hot9/8/2014 11:19:00 AM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick was 3-for-4 with a triple, home run and four RBI in the Angel's blowout victory over the Twins, 14-4.
Insight: Kendrick was a home run away from the cycle on Saturday, and he was a double away from it on Sunday. In the four game series with the Twins, Kendrick went 10-for-18 with two doubles, two triples, a home run, eight RBI and four runs. Kendrick is a must-start until he cools off.
 
Hot9/6/2014 11:03:00 PM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick went 4-for-5 with three RBI and a run against the Twins on Saturday.
Insight: Kendrick was a home run away from the cycle, clubbing a double, triple and two singles. Kendrick is 7-for-14 in his last three games and is batting .282 with five home runs and 60 RBI this season.
 
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.
 

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