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The Dodgers did not offer salary arbitration by Wednesday night's deadline to any of their seven free agents and will receive no compensation if they sign with another club.
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Because, you know, he was the best player in the NL this season. And if you're the best player, and have the best season, you provide the most value to your team. You know there's a serious disconnect and major issues with who gets to vote when most of the voters begin their explanation with "Matt Kemp was the best player, but....". There is no but; the award is...
How sweet is this: while showing chivalry and poise in congratulating NL MVP winner Ryan Braun, Matt Kemp also turned around and used his runner-up status as motivation for 2012:
Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp came tantalizingly close in 2011 to winning a Triple Crown and joining baseball's rare 40-40 club before falling short on both. Tuesday, Kemp fell short...
As we all wait for the BBWAA to announce their final award winner this afternoon - and as Dodgers fans sharpen their pitchforks for when Ryan Braun is named National League MVP over Matt Kemp (and vice versa) - here's a little bit of baseball fun coming out of Japan.
Aboard the International Space Station these past six months, Japanese astronaut and baseball fan Satoshi...
Braun topped the Dodgers' Matt Kemp to become the first Brewer to win a league MVP award since Hall of Famer Robin Yount won for the second time in 1989. Braun received 20 of a possible 32 first-place votes from members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America, two from each NL city, for a total of 388 points. Kemp received 10 first-place votes and 332 points.
Dodgers outfielder should have been the National League winner instead of Milwaukee's Ryan Braun, whom voters apparently favored because the Brewers won the Central Division.I need some dirt to kick. I need a base to throw. I need a big blue chest to bump. I need an explanation
During his three years as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, did Joe Torre ever sneak into Frank McCourt's office, sit in his chair and imagine what it might be like to own the place?
Probably not, but there are some very rich people who would like Torre to return to Chavez Ravine and get the opportunity. Torre told the New York Times on Tuesday that several prospective ownership...
Dodgers' Matt Kemp makes bold prediction for 2012: 50-50
The ‘Topes had some mashers and while not many players were around for more then 100 games, three guys stand out in the hitting friendly PCL. Jerry Sands – Despite playing only 94 games, Sands led the team in home runs with 29 and RBIs with 88. His OPS was .931 and while he “only” [...]
'Duk's Dozen is a heaping morning serving of baseball items, links and takes — designed to keep you warm all offseason long.
1. A lack of team victories may have been the only thing that prevented Matt Kemp from winning the NL MVP on Tuesday, but you have to love the way the Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder responded to the disappointment of finishing second to Ryan...
The Dodgers' giving programs and community outreach continues to support numerous groups in southern California.