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Ian Kennedy scratched from Monday start after slicing right index finger while doing dishes

May 26, 2013, 2:42 PM EDT

Cleaning dishes is the worst. The absolute worst. Case in point …

Kennedy has been scratched from his scheduled start in the first half of Monday’s day-night doubleheader against the Rangers. Tyler Skaggs will be called up from Triple-A Reno to fill in for him.

Kennedy is hoping to take his next turn Friday afternoon versus the Cubs. The 28-year-old right-hander has registered a 4.70 ERA and 1.32 WHIP in 10 starts this season, striking out 50 batters in 61 1/3 innings.

  1. chipperforever - May 26, 2013 at 2:54 PM

    Sounds like Ian Kennedy lacks grit. A real Diamondback would be able to play through a cut on the finger if they are gritty enough. Thus he should be traded immediately!

  2. tycobbfromfangraphs - May 26, 2013 at 4:10 PM

    You’re making 4.3 million and you don’t buy a dishwasher? Can someone buy Ian a dishwasher please!

  3. mania - May 26, 2013 at 4:48 PM

    I know that feeling.

    I was hand-washing some plates, and the ceramic plate just split right in half on me. Took a chunk out of my thumb. I needed three stitches and my hand was pretty much worthless for a week.

  4. scovidm - May 26, 2013 at 7:59 PM

    Does anyone believe this?

    • wonderkt - May 27, 2013 at 10:29 AM

      I believe everything all the managers say. They wouldn’t lie to the general public, would they?

  5. dirtyharry1971 - May 27, 2013 at 3:59 AM

    whats the bluejays excuse? I mean come on?? how isnt anyone fired already?

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