DENVER -- Ian Kennedy landed in Denver 3 1/2 hours before Tuesday's game against the Rockies. He doesn't have a spot on the 25-man roster, but to hear the veteran right-hander and manager Bud Black tell it, the Padres will find room for him soon.
The 30-year-old pitched six innings against the Mariners in extended spring camp Monday as part of his rehab from a strained hamstring, and he came back feeling ready to rejoin the rotation.
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