Malachi was a boy, who had a Carrier Pidgey named Ken. He wanted to become like his grandfather, to own the Pidgey Carrier Company. Malachi was inspired by his grandfather's stories, so much he sought out to discover the missing Pidgey. The heroes helped him find Team Rocket, who captured the missing Pidgey and retrieve them. Malachi was determined, so his grandfather decided to train him to inherit the company.
Malachi had a Pidgey named Ken. Ken was injured at first, but Brock healed it. Ken was given back to Malachi to rest, since its wing was injured.