Tuesday, September 04, 2007

When life gets in the way of itself - NY Newsday
Now that Roger Clemens is out for who-knows-how-long with an ailing elbow, the Yankees have to rely even more on rookie Ian Kennedy to pitch them into the playoffs. This creates a cruel twist for Kennedy.

Kennedy is scheduled to get married October 6, which obviously would fall right in the middle of the American League Division Series. Pushing the wedding back a few weeks isn't a viable option because Kennedy's fiancée, Allison Jaskowiak, plays women's basketball for USC. Her season begins in the middle of October.

It's one those feel-good, feel-bad situations. On a team filled with multi-millionaires, Kennedy is an easy person to root for...

Also, Kennedy’s Debut a Success for Yankees - NY Times

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