Darryl Kennedy

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James Darryl Kennedy

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Biographical Information[edit]

1991-1997[edit]

Catcher Darryl Kennedy was selected by the Texas Rangers in the 37th round of the 1991 amateur draft. He spent six seasons in their farm system, before ending his career in the San Francisco Giants organization, making it as far as AAA (where he hit .307 in 1996).

1998-present[edit]

Since then, Kennedy has managed in the minors in the Rangers system and was skipper of the Frisco Rough Riders of the Texas League in 2005 and 2006. He joined the Kansas City Royals organization in 2007. In 2008 He was named manager of the Wilmington Blue Rocks of the Carolina League, a High-A affilliate of the Royals. Spent 3 weeks as a coach for the Kansas City Royals in September 2011 after the rosters expanded.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1998 GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League 34-26 3rd (t) Texas Rangers League Champs
1999 GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League 37-23 2nd Texas Rangers Lost in 1st round
2000 GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League 38-18 1st Texas Rangers League Champs
2001 Charlotte Rangers Florida State League 67-70 10th Texas Rangers Lost in 1st Round
2002 Charlotte Rangers Florida State League 84-56 1st Texas Rangers League Champs
2003 Spokane Indians Northwest League 50-26 1st Texas Rangers League Champs
2004 Spokane Indians Northwest League 41-35 3rd (t) Texas Rangers
2005 Frisco RoughRiders Texas League 58-82 8th Texas Rangers
2006 Frisco RoughRiders Texas League 72-68 5th Texas Rangers
2007 Burlington Royals Appalachian League 38-30 3rd Kansas City Royals
2008 Wilmington Blue Rocks Carolina League 69-71 5th Kansas City Royals Lost in 1st round
2009 Idaho Falls Chukars Pioneer League 43-31 2nd Kansas City Royals
2010 AZL Royals Arizona League 31-25 5th Kansas City Royals
2011 AZL Royals Arizona League 22-34 11th Kansas City Royals
2012 AZL Royals Arizona League 23-32 9th Kansas City Royals
2013 AZL Royals Arizona League 22-33 12th Kansas City Royals
2014 Wilmington Blue Rocks Carolina League 65-72 5th(t) Kansas City Royals
2015 AZL Royals Arizona League 40-16 1st Kansas City Royals Lost in 2nd round
2016 AZL Royals Arizona League 31-24 2nd (t) Kansas City Royals Lost in 2nd round
2017 AZL Royals Arizona League 26-30 9th (t) Kansas City Royals
2018 Wilmington Blue Rocks Carolina League 68-72 5th Kansas City Royals
2018 Northwest Arkansas Naturals Texas League Kansas City Royals

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