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Los Angeles Dodgers
Esmil Rogers delivers a pitch to Matt Kemp.There wasn't a Rockies fan who didn't cringe when Esmil Rogers trotted to the mound after Juan Nicasio allowed the first two men to reach in the top of the 7th inning.With the bullpen weathered from short starts and an extra innings game on Sunday, Jim Tracy had little choice but to put his confidence in Rogers, knowing the sitting in the on deck circle was the player who was finishing off the best April in Major League history representing the go-ahead run in Matt Kemp.To make matters worse, Rogers walked Mark Ellis, loading the bases for Kemp with no one out.It seemed inevitable that Kemp would make the Rockies pay. He is in one of those grooves that almost seems unreal. He hit his 12th home run of the young season earlier in the game and has seemingly hit every pitch that even slightly missed it's location extremely hard all through April.The tension built as Kemp worked Rogers into a full count. Then, Rogers pulled the strin...
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Ah, Opening Day, that most glorious of baseball days and most inconsequential of baseball sets. I'm not a big set collector, and I enjoy pulling hits of all kinds, so I have less than zero interest in ever buying the product for myself. However, for less than the price of a blaster (and purchased with Card Draft funds, no less), I couldn't possibly let the below beauty go...
DENVER (AP) -- Juan Nicasio pitched six solid innings, Troy Tulowitzki snapped an early tie with a two-run double and the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2 Monday night in the first of 18 meetings this season between the NL West rivals.
Continuing his remarkable comeback from a broken neck suffered last August when he was hit in the head by a line drive against Washington...
Juan Nicasio pitched six solid innings, Troy Tulowitzki hit a two-run double and the Colorado Rockies overcame Matt Kemp's latest homer, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2 Monday night in the first of 18 meetings this season between the NL West rivals.
Continuing his remarkable comeback from a broken neck suffered last August when he was hit in the head by a line drive against...
While Matt Kemp's April explosion sparked Triple Crown conversations, he and the rest of the Los Angeles Dodgers are dealing more in reality than dreams. They have enjoyed a best-in-the-National League beginning to 2012, but have not lost sight of the six-month challenge of a baseball season.
Reality check: With a 17-7 start, the Dodgers' magic number to clinch the NL West...
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Coming into last night’s game at Dodger Stadium much of the attention was on 19 year-old phenom Bryce Harper, who was making his debut for the Washington Nationals in MLB’s most hyped entrance since Stephen Strasburg came onto the scene June 8, 2010. Harper’s first major league hit came on a double to [...]
Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp has been unanimously voted the Budweiser Presents National League Player of the Month for April, while Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers was selected as the AL recipient.
Through 23 April contests, Kemp led the Majors with a .417 (35-for-84) batting average and 12 home runs while ranking tops in the National League in RBI (25), hits...
Bryce Harper gets mooned, Matt Kemp hits a walk-off homer, Matt Kemp celebrates in his own weird way, and Stephen Strasburg gives me a GIF to use every time the Dodgers beat the Nationals. A great game with great material. Only fitting
TORONTO Statistically speaking, Josh Hamilton is Matt Kemp.
Entering Monday, here were Hamilton's Triple Crown numbers and rank in the American League: .395 average (second), nine home runs (first) and 25 RBI (first).
And Kemp in the National League: .425 (first), 11 home runs (first) and 24 RBI (tied for first).
Hamilton's Rangers were 16-6, best record in the league...
As we enter week 5 in fantasy baseball, we turn the calendar on April and go in to month two of the long baseball season. We’ve watched some amazing things happen so far like Matt Kemp hitting 12 HR, collecting 25 RBI, and batting .417, while the $250 million man, Albert Pujols, has driven in 4 runs, has no HR and is batting 200 points less than Kemp at .217...