Gareth Andrew takes 4-43 as Worcestershire dismiss Kent for 140 on the final day at New Road to win by 125 runs.
Doug Bollinger takes 5-43 on his Kent debut against his former county Worcestershire, but the visitors are still facing defeat.
Worcestershire's Moeen Ali takes three wickets as Kent give up a promising start on the second day at New Road.
Kent bowler Robbie Joseph says he owes captain Rob Key after the batsman was instrumental in him rejoining the county last week.
Robbie Joseph takes three wickets on his Kent return as his side fight back against Worcestershire at New Road.
Kent all-rounder Darren Stevens is relieved he can concentrate on playing after being cleared of a corruption charge.
Kent re-sign fast bowler Robbie Joseph, who has not played county cricket since a spell with Leicestershire in 2012.
Matt Walker says he is "back home" at Kent after re-joining the club from Essex as assistant head coach.
BBC Sport radio commentators assess the prospects for the teams ahead of the 2014 season
The BBC will broadcast live commentary on every county cricket game this summer.
Kent off-spinner James Tredwell is awarded an incremental contract by England for the 2013-14 season.
Kent captain Rob Key praises Darren Stevens for his form after being charged for not reporting a corrupt approach.
Kent announce a pre-tax profit of £156,778 for the financial year to November 2013, but an overall deficit of £98,576.
Kent's Darren Stevens is found not guilty by a Bangladesh Cricket Board anti-corruption tribunal of failing to report a corrupt approach.
Kent sign Australia seam bowler Doug Bollinger as their overseas player for the 2014 campaign.
Matt Walker leaves his post as assistant head coach at Essex to join Kent and is replaced by Chris Silverwood
The chief executives of Kent and Sussex oppose an idea to merge the two clubs to reduce the number of county sides.
Sam Northeast says becoming vice-captain will allow him to get an idea of whether he wants to lead Kent in the future.
Kent wicketkeeper Geraint Jones recognises he faces direct competition from Sam Billings for the gloves next season.
Kent will not offer a new deal to bowler Charlie Shreck but batsman Alex Blake extends his contract with the club.