The San Diego Padres and pitcher Ian Kennedy have avoided arbitration.
Kennedy, 29, will earn $6.1 million in 2014 up from the $4.265 million he earned in 2013.
Ian kennedy agrees at $6.1M with padres for '14, avoiding arb.
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) January 17, 2014
Kennedy split the 2013 season between Arizona and San Diego finishing 7-10 with a 4.91 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP. Just two seasons ago he led the NL with 21 wins while finishing fourth in Cy Young voting.