Kennedy, who pitched for the Athletics on Thursday night, was
3-9 with a 4.37 ERA with Oakland. The left-hander began the year in
the starting rotation but each of his last 10 outings were in
The A's recalled right-hander Ruddy Lugo from Triple-A
Sacramento to replace Kennedy on the 25-man roster.
Lugo was 3-0 with a 0.45 ERA and a team leading 10 saves in 17
relief appearances with Sacramento. He did not allow a run in 16 of
those outings and held opponents to a .081 batting average.
This is Lugo's third stint with the A's this year after being
claimed on waivers from Tampa Bay on June 14. He had two wins and a
9.28 ERA in 11 games with the Devil Rays and then posted a 21.00
ERA in three relief appearances for the A's. His overall ERA is
11.85 in 14 games.
Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press
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