LA Angels of Anaheim
2014 Avg.
.289
 
Career Avg.
.292
Name  Howie Kendrick
Born  7/12/1983
Height  5-10
Weight  210
Number  47
Position  2B
Bats  R
Throws  R
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.
 
9/7/2013 9:52:00 PM
Description: Angels manager Mike Scioscia said the best-case scenario is that Howie Kendrick returns next weekend in Houston, according to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register.
Insight: Kendrick has progressed slowly from a sprained knee. He hasn't played since Aug. 5.
 
9/4/2013 8:14:00 PM
Description: Angels manager Mike Scioscia is still confident second baseman Howie Kendrick (knee) will be back before the season ends, according to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register.
Insight: Kendrick, who is out with a sprained left knee, is progressing slowly and still has no definitive return date.
 
8/30/2013 8:06:00 PM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick (knee) ran the bases at close to full speed Friday but he won't be activated this weekend. SOURCE: Jeff Fletcher, Orange County Register
Insight: Kendrick, who is out with a sprained left knee, is finally making some progress in his recovery but likely will miss another 7-10 days.
 
8/25/2013 3:21:00 PM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick (knee) is making slow progress in his return from a knee injury and has yet to run at full speed. SOURCE: Jeff Fletcher, Orange County Register.
Insight: Kendrick, who is out with a sprained left knee, was eligible to return from the DL this past Wednesday. He is out indefinitely.
 
8/21/2013 8:32:00 PM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick (knee) is trying to get over "residual soreness" in his knee and needs "a little more time" before he is ready to play second base regularly, manager Mike Scioscia said. SOURCE: MLB.com
Insight: Kendrick, who is out with a sprained left knee, was eligible to be activated Wednesday but will spend some more time on the disabled list.
 
8/20/2013 8:45:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles second baseman Howie Kendrick (knee) is running, fielding and taking batting practice, but he hasn't progressed to full-speed sprinting yet, according to Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times.
Insight: Kendrick, who has been out with a sprained left knee, will have to clear that hurdle before he's activated. There's still a possibility he'll be back this weekend.
 
8/19/2013 8:19:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles second baseman Howie Kendrick will be eligible to come off the DL on Wednesday but it doesn't sound like he'll be ready until Friday. SOURCE: Alden Gonzalez, MLB.com
Insight: Kendrick has been out with a sprained left knee. He was putting up All-Star numbers before the injury, hitting .301 with 47 RBI in 419 at bats. Fantasy owners will want to activate him right away.
 
8/13/2013 5:05:00 PM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick (knee) hit in the batting cage Tuesday, according to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register.
Insight: It was Kendrick's first session since being placed on the 15-day DL with a sprained left knee. Kendrick hasn't been ruled out for a return on Aug. 21, the first day he is eligible to come off the DL.
 
8/10/2013 5:11:00 PM
Description: The Angels placed Howie Kendrick on the disabled list Saturday with a sprained left knee.
Insight: Kendrick suffered a knee injury earlier this week and it didn't make much progress in his recovery. He's eligible to return Aug. 21, and the Angels are hopeful he'll be ready by then, according to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register.
 
8/9/2013 7:56:00 PM
Description: MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez speculates that Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick could be headed to the disabled list.
Insight: Kendrick suffered a knee injury earlier this week and it doesn't look like he's made much progress in his recovery. With Los Angeles unlikely to push for a playoff spot, there's really no reason for Kendrick to play hurt. Fantasy owners should expect to be without him for a while.
 
8/9/2013 10:07:00 AM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick is questionable for Friday's game against Cleveland.
Insight: Kendrick hyperextended his left knee Monday and has not been in the lineup since. Grant Green, who was acquired from Oakland for Albert Callaspo at the trade deadline, has started the last two games and gone 3-for-6.
 
8/6/2013 6:46:00 PM
Description: Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick has been diagnosed with a left knee sprain, according to William Boor of MLB.com. He's day-to-day and will be reevaluated at the end of this week.
Insight: Kendrick hyperextended his left knee Monday and is not in the lineup Tuesday. Grant Green, who was acquired from Oakland for Albert Callaspo at the trade deadline, will start at second until Kendrick returns to action.