By Paul Forrester
August 08, 2013
Jurickson Profar will have more playing time for the rest of the season in Nelson Cruz's absence.
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Ian Kennedy, San Diego Padres: The move to San Diego will hurt the win opportunities, but it should refresh Kennedy's other stats. Petco Park is forgiving to flyball hurlers like Kennedy, who has a 4-1 record with a sub-3.00 ERA there. His forgettable start to the season with the Diamondbacks makes him a safer option for matchup play to use only in San Diego, but if he gains some confidence, it may spill over on the road. This isn't Cy Young material we're talking about here, but many pitching staffs could benefit from someone like Kennedy who won't cause the ERA or WHIP to blow up.

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