Posted June 25, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Dodgers activated Matt Kemp from the disabled list after outfielder missed 24 games because of a right hamstring strain and put him in the starting lineup Tuesday against San Francisco. Kemp is batting .251 with two homers and 15 RBIs. He has struck out 60 times in 191 at-bats following shoulder surgery last October. The Dodgers were 11-13 without him. Kemp, a two-time All-Star, was injured May 29 while running down a double in right-center by Mike Trout at Angel Stadium. It was the fourth time in Kemp's eight-year career he has been on the DL, including two stints last season because of a left hamstring strain that cost him 51 games. Kemp was 0 for 5 with four strikeouts on Saturday in the first of three rehab games with Triple-A Albuquerque. He finished his stint 2 for 6 with two doubles.

Injury Roll Call: Kemp & SVS rehab, but Carl lags behind + Lilly improving

Matt Kemp has gone on a rehab assignment in Triple-A Albuquerque. The Dodgers got some good news as center fielder Matt Kemp will begin a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Albuquerque on Saturday, the team announced before their second game against the Padres at Petco Park on Friday. Kemp, who hadn’t been able to run at full speed yet during his recovery, ran the bases...

Matt Kemp Makes Game-Ending Catch to Preserve Dodgers Win, High Fives Center Field Wall (Video)

On first inspection, Matt Kemp‘s catch on Tuesday night to preserve the Dodgers 6-5 win over the Giants may not look so spectacular. However, it’s a well-known fact, especially among center fielders, that the most difficult catch is on a ball hit directly over your head. So, Kemp’s catch is actually among the best you’ll see all year. With the Dodgers leading the Giants by...

Healthy Kemp back in Dodgers' starting lineup

LOS ANGELES Despite a rehabilitation assignment in the minor leagues that yielded awful results, Matt Kemp was activated from the disabled list on Tuesday and was back in the starting lineup for the Dodgers. Whether hell be the Kemp who struggled for the first two months of the season or the Kemp who is still considered one of the National Leagues most dangerous hitter is something...

Matt Kemp activated from disabled list

Los Angeles Dodgers' outfielder Matt Kemp, who has missed the last 24 games,  was activated from the disabled list and returned to the Dodgers lineup on Tuesday night. As reported by Austin Laymance of, "While Kemp went 2-for-12 in three rehab games with Triple-A Albuquerque, the Dodgers received a favorable report on the outfielder's performance ...

Matt Kemp Activated From Disabled List, Slated To Start Tuesday

  Dodgers slugger Matt Kemp is off to a pretty regretful year. First there was the lousy start, then there was the hamstring injury he’s been nursing for 3 weeks. Despite an unmemorable rehab stint at Triple-A Albuquerque in which he had just 2 hits and struck out 6 times in 3 games, Kemp has been cleared off the DL and is scheduled to start for tonight’s game vs the Giants...

Matt Kemp Activated From Disabled List For Tonight’s Game Against The Giants

Multiple sources confirm that Matt Kemp, who has been on the 15 day disabled list due to a hamstring injury, has been activated and will be the starting Center Fielder tonight for the Dodgers as they take on the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium. Kemp has struggled this season, hitting .251 with 2 homers and 17 RBIs in 51 games played. Kemp will be batting fifth in tonight...

Kemp back on DL after shoulder injury

The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed center fielder Matt Kemp on the 15-day disabled list with joint inflammation in his troublesome left shoulder. Manager Don Mattingly says Kemp tried to take early batting practice before Monday night's game at Arizona but experienced more soreness and, with the All-Star break coming up, it didn't make sense to play short-handed while Kemp...

Matt Kemp and Paco Rodriguez team up to foil Brandon League’s attempt to blow a 3-run lead

One would think that a three-run lead against a relatively light-hitting, currently struggling Giants lineup would be enough for just about any reliever, but not for Brandon League. He gave up two runs without recording an out, putting the game at 6-5 for Paco Rodriguez to save. He did just that thanks to some savvy pitching and Matt Kemp doing what you see above. Paco, thoughts?

Kemp makes game-saving catch in first game back from DL

After missing time with a hamstring injury, Matt Kemp saved the Dodgers with a ninth-inning catch in his first game back.

Los Angeles Dodgers Activate Matt Kemp from Disabled List

After nearly a month on the disabled list with a strained hamstring, Matt Kemp has returned: the Los Angeles Dodgers activated the outfielder from the D.L. on Tuesday afternoon. Kemp will return to center field and bat fifth in the Dodgers’ lineup tonight against the San Francisco Giants. In all, Kemp was sidelined for 28 games, prompting Don Mattingly to play Andre Ethier in center...

Dodgers hold off Giants in 6-5 win

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Matt Kemp made a marvelous catch for the final out in his first game back from the disabled list to preserve the Los Angeles Dodgers' 6-5 victory over the slumping San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night. Mark Ellis and Hanley Ramirez each hit a two-run homer for the Dodgers, and rookie Stephen Fife pitched effectively into the seventh inning. Los Angeles...

Matt Kemp rejoins Los Angeles Dodgers

Matt Kemp comes off DL after hamstring injury, returns to Dodgers' lineup.

Dodgers 6, Giants 5

Matt Kemp made a marvelous catch for the final out in his first game back from the disabled list to preserve the Los Angeles Dodgers' 6-5 victory over the slumping San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night. Mark Ellis and Hanley Ramirez each hit a two-run homer for the Dodgers, and rookie Stephen Fife pitched effectively into the seventh inning. Los Angeles handed the defending...

Dodgers hope to get boost with Matt Kemp back in lineup

It’s been a rough year for the last place Los Angeles Dodgers.  As Matt Kemp returns to the line-up Tuesday night there is hope the team can finally turn it around. Kemp has been out since injuring his hamstring on May 29. Prior to the start of Tuesday’s game against their division rival, the San Francisco Giants

The Catch. Dodgers 6, Giants 5

If the Dodgers make it to the post season this year, fans might remember this game-ender by Matt Kemp as “The Catch.” (Image source: ESPN Dodgers Clubhouse at Hanley Ramirez may have dented the left field foul pole with his sixth inning home run.  And Matt Kemp may have seriously dented...
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