Dodgers 8, Diamondbacks 6: Dee Gordon Is Fast, Dodgers Sweep Diamondbacks

In yet another marathon game, the Dodgers clinched their three-game series with the Diamondbacks with an 8 to 6 victory, despite striking out sixteen times in the process. The scoring opened on this laser by Matt Kemp on a Trevor Cahill sinker that didn’t sink: GIF Link It’s probably a bad idea to miss there to him. Kemp went on to strike out three times, but let’s just remember...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers: Four outfielders, three spots

As far as early-season issues go, the Los Angeles Dodgers are facing one that many other teams would love to have. Andre Ethier, Matt Kemp, Carl Crawford. A combined eight All-Star games, four Gold Gloves, and four Silver Sluggers. Then there’s Yasiel Puig, one of the most polarizing figures in the sport. When he shows up to the stadium on time, he can be one of the most electrifying...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kemp Homers Twice Three Games Back From DL

  Matt Kemp made a triumphant return to the plate in Sunday night’s game versus the Giants. The Dodgers 6-2 victory over their rival San Francisco Giants was largely due in part to what the injury riddled star player Matt Kemp contributed. Kemp announced he was healthy and ready to go, and he proved that and then some. Kemp started the season on the DL after undergoing off season...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemp homers twice, Dodgers down Giants

getty images The Los Angeles Dodgers used a pair of home runs off the bats of Matt Kemp and Hanley Ramirez along with the pitching of Zach Greinke to defeat the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Kemp was appearing in his third game of the season and connected with two home runs. The first came in the second inning off of Giants starter Matt Cain giving the Dodgers an early lead. In...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants @ Dodgers April 4, 2014: Dodger Stadium Is Back And So Is Matt Kemp

Depending on how you look at it, things are either great, or they’re terrible. It’s certainly bad that Clayton Kershaw may be out until May, or even June. It’s bad that Brian Wilson‘s twice-zippered elbow is barking (even if he is going to pitch in the minors on Sunday). It’s bad that Yasiel Puig couldn’t be bothered to show up on time for the home opener, earning himself...
Via Dodgers Digest
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Matt Kemp expects to play in Friday's home opener

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is not currently on the active roster, but he expects that to change when the Dodgers finally make it home on Friday. Kemp is still recovering from ankle surgery in October, and a few setbacks have kept him out of action in the Dodgers' first five games.'s Ken Gurnick, though, reports that the Dodgers expect Kemp in the lineup...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kemp is confident he’s ready for Dodgers’ home opener

Matt Kemp is expected to be in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ lineup for Friday’s home opener against the San Francisco Giants. Any other expectations for Kemp are only speculation, as he has never had to return from a career-threatening injury like the damaged talus bone in his left ankle that he suffered last year. If there is doubt in Matt Kemp’s mind whether the repair work...

Matt Kemp Excited To Return, Ready To Contribute

It’s been a long journey for Los Angeles Dodgers’ outfielder Matt Kemp since he was named the runner-up in the 2011 National League MVP race after hitting 39 home runs and stealing 40 bases. Since then, he has signed an eight-year, $160 million contract extension, suffered through two injury-plauged seasons and watched his team advance to the NLCS last season. Tomorrow, Kemp...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Matt Kemp likely to return on Friday

Matt Kemp has had a long road back from the ankle & shoulder surgeries he underwent this past winter.  His rehab has been a slow one and the Dodgers thought he would be ready for their series in Australia but that didn't end up happening.  He's eligible to come off the Disabled List on Friday and it seems that's the plan.  Ken Gurnick of reports:"...
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Matt Kemp should be ready for Home Opener

Matt Kemp has had a long recovery from ankle surgery.  When he first shed the protective boot, he felt he would be ready for Opening Day.  He missed the series in Australia and was place on the Disabled List by the Dodgers.  He's not eligible to return from the DL until April 4th."I'm ready to go," Kemp said. "When the time comes, if they want to put me...
Via Sports Injury Alert
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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