Posted May 03, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Matt Kemp receives most of the credit for the Los Angeles Dodgers' solid start, though the pitching staff has been pretty good as well. Chad Billingsley will take the mound when the Dodgers continue their road trip Friday against the Chicago Cubs, who return home after their trip ended on a sour note. Kemp is off to an incredible start for the Dodgers (17-8), leading the majors with a .411 average and 12 home runs while ranking among the leaders with 25 RBIs. "As long as I'm hitting the ball good and having good at bats, I'm going to be successful," Kemp said. Manager Don Mattingly said his slugger will only continue to get better. "You're going to know Matt," Mattingly said. "It's going to keep growing. If he continues like that, the sky's the limit. You'll end up seeing this guy somewhere special." The Dodgers' starting pitching has been pretty special, too. The rotation is 11-3 with a 3.01 ERA that ranks among the best in baseball. Billingsley (2-1, 2.64 ERA) will look to ...
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