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He becomes the first Dodger to win the Hank Aaron Award as he led the league in home runs with 39 and posted top-three finishes in batting average, RBIs and stolen bases.Matt Kemp was recognized as the top offensive player in the National League on Monday when he became the first Dodger to win the Hank Aaron Award.
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Oooh, a shiny new Matt Kemp hit. Always a welcome addition to the PC.This is the emerald parallel, if my eyes don't deceive me (yes, no, maybe so....anybody?), and it's serial numbered 17/18.I like the look of these Triple Threads Unity relics, though the "combine three of 'em to create my own Triple Threads Triple Relic" theme doesn't really do it for me...
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays and Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers were named as recipients of the Hank Aaron Award, given annually to the outstanding performers in each league.
Bautista became just the third player to repeat as winner of the award, which is selected by voting from fans and a chosen group of Hall of Fame members.
Bautista led the majors with 43 home...
"The sty's the limit with Matt Kemp!"
Thanks to Fred's Brim for the link to this article about fantasy baseball: Modest Farmer, Managing Mogul (NY Times)
Thanks to Steve K. for the link to this behind-the-scenes look at the Astros unloading Hunter Pence and Michael Bourn. Anatomy of a Baseball Trade (Businessweek)
photo by Rajah Bose/New York Times
The Awards season has started nicely for Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp, who on Monday was named winner of the 2011 Hank Aaron Award as the most outstanding offensive player in the National League.
Photo via Matt Kemp's Twitter
Dodgers star Matt Kemp took in Game 5 of the World Series on Monday night between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals (the Rangers won 4-2)
Kemp tweeted a photo with he and Former Disney star Demi Lovato who sang the National Anthem.
Oh sidenote, Matt looks awesome in a suit. I’m just saying.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Lost in the daily legal briefs, motions, sidebars and rulings, Matt Kemp had one heck of a season for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The center fielder led the National League in home runs (39), RBIs (126) and runs scored (115), leading to his first-ever Hank Aaron Award on Monday. Toronto’s Jose Bautista won for the second consecutive season in the American League...
What, exactly, makes a player valuable? This isn't a unique observation, but that's the obviously problem with picking the "Most Valuable Player" award. Take, for example, Matt Kemp and Ryan Braun. Kemp and Braun were pretty identical in almost every way in 2011. They hit for average and power and got on base a ton and played bad but not awful defense and ran the...
Jose Bautista and Matt Kemp won the Hank Aaron Award as the best offensive players in each league. Congratulations to both on outstanding seasons!
Most players aren't willing to sign for less money with their hometown team or an organization they have been with for years. But there are exceptions, as the Angels' Jered Weaver proved this year.Based on his many conversations with Matt Kemp, agent Dave Stewart said he has a clear idea of what his client is looking for in a long-term deal.
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays and Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers, each presented with the Hank Aaron Award for offensive excellence Monday, said they also deserve to win their respective MVP awards this season.
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista has won the Hank Aaron Award for the second year in a row as the most outstanding offensive player in the American League.
Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista earned his second straight Hank Aaron Award on Monday, given annually to the top hitter in each league as voted on by fans and media.