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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Matt Kemp returned to the lineup with a home run and a double in the same inning Sunday, and the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the Washington Nationals with a 9-2 win that moved them into a tie for first place -- at least temporarily -- in the NL West.
Activated from the 15-day disabled list before the game, Kemp led off the second with a homer that bounced among the cherry trees beyond the left-field stands. He then doubled home Andre Ethier in a seven-run inning against Jordan Zimmermann (12-5), quickly turning a much-anticipated matchup of All-Star aces into a rout.
Clayton Kershaw (9-6) allowed two runs and two hits over seven innings with nine strikeouts and no walks, leaving his major league-best ERA at 2.01.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers are now 20-5 in their last 25 games, thanks to a 9-2 sweep over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.
In a game that was anticipated to be a pitcher’s duel turned really ugly, really fast. Jordan Zimmermann found himself 9-0 at Nationals Park in 2013 and hadn’t lost a game in his home park since he fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates May 17, 2012. His 12 wins...
As fast as the Los Angeles Dodgers got Matt Kemp back from the disabled list, they lost him.
Kemp returned from the 15-day DL on Sunday to take on the Nationals. Performing like he hadn’t missed any time at all, the outfielder went 3-for-4, hitting a double and a home run in his first two at-bats helping the Dodgers top the Nats 9-2.
But in the ninth inning, Kemp injured his ankle...
The Dodgers activated Matt Kemp from the 15-day disabled list on Sunday.
Kemp, who is hitting .254 with four homers and 24 RBI in 61 games, was placed on the DL after injuring his left shoulder. Earlier this year, the 28-year-old missed 24 games with a right hamstring strain.
The Dodgers sent Scott Van Slyke to Triple-A Albuquerque, N.M., to make room for Kemp.
TORONTO (AP) -- Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is expected to miss the three-game series against the Blue Jays after spraining his left ankle. Out of the lineup for 11 games with a sore left shoulder, Kemp came off the 15-day disabled list before Sunday's 9-2 win over the Washington Nationals. He went 3 for 4 with a home run, but limped off the field after sliding into home...
Matt Kemp has plenty of souvenirs from his return to the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup: three hits and one injured ankle.
Kemp homered and doubled in the same inning Sunday in his first two at-bats off the disabled list. He went 3 for 4 in the Dodgers' 9-2 win over the Washington Nationals.
But he hurt his left ankle sliding into home plate on a force play in the ninth inning...
Matt Kemp homered and doubled in the same inning Sunday in his first two at-bats off the disabled list.
The Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder led off the second with a solo shot, then doubled home Andre Ethier in a seven-run inning against Washington Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann.
Kemp, who had been hindered by inflammation in his left shoulder after offseason surgery, was...
As first reported by beat writer Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times, Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp has officially been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is back in LA’s starting lineup on Sunday afternoon against the Nationals. It’ll be his first appearance in an MLB game since July 5.
Kemp wound up missing a little over two weeks due to painful irritation...
Matt Kemp was activated from the disabled list after a bout with irritation in the AC joint of his reconstructed left shoulder. Scott Van Slyke headed back to AAA to make room for Mattycakes.
Kemp had a great day at the plate in his return, reaching base four times (homer, double, single, walk). However, he left the game in the ninth after injuring his left ankle on an awkward play...
For the first time all season, the Los Angeles Dodgers were a first place team on Sunday afternoon after completing a three-game sweep of the Nationals with a 9-2 win. Unfortunately for the Dodgers, their occupation of the National League West’s top spot was short lived and after only a
When the Los Angeles Dodgers gave Matt Kemp an eight year, $160 million contract extension in November of 2011, most thought it was a solid investment. Two seasons later the team has to be wondering if it grossly overpaid. It’s not because of his play, but because he’s not on the