A four-game series with the top two players in NL MVP voting last year may only have one full contest featuring Matt Kemp and Ryan Braun.
Kemp has re-injured his left hamstring and he seems unlikely to play Thursday night as the Los Angeles Dodgers try to avoid being swept by the visiting Milwaukee Brewers.
The Dodgers center fielder returned to the lineup Tuesday in a 2-1 loss after missing two weeks with the hamstring injury that flared up May 13 against Colorado, ending his major league-leading streak of consecutive games at 399.
Kemp, runner-up to MVP Braun in 2011, walked in the first inning of Wednesday's 6-3 defeat and scored on a two-out double by Andre Ethier. But Kemp seemed to slow up after rounding third and limped into the dugout - where he broke a bat over his knee in frustration - before he was replaced by Tony Gwynn Jr.
"I just felt it grab a little bit. It's hurting pretty good right now, so we'll see what the MRI says tomorrow," said Kemp, who is hitting .355 ...