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Padres Not Dealing Ian Kennedy or Joaquin Benoit

Padres Not Dealing Ian Kennedy or Joaquin Benoit

Ken Rosenthal just tweeted that the San Diego Padres won't be dealing pitchers Ian Kennedy or Joaquin Benoit, both of whom were mentioned as possibilities for the Pittsburgh Pirates.


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