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Fantasy Football has taken over but I'm still very much in contention for a fantasy baseball title in 4 out of my 5 leagues. We won't talk about the other league. Especially when that team deals with Evan Longoria, Matt Kemp and Giancarlo Stanton injuries all year. But we're not going to talk about that today. If we did talk about it, I would tell you how everyone else on the team exceeded expectations and my big name guys can't figure out how to slide (Longoria) or can't rehab the proper way (Kemp). Moving on.
I just recently made a handful of pickups that should help my teams down the stretch and in the fantasy playoffs. These are some of my newly acquired players:
Jhoulys Chacin COL SP
Yes, he's back and yes I picked him up in every league on week before he came off the DL.
Chase Utley PHI 2B
I picked up Utley in one league. He was more of a fill in for me when Infante and Zobrist have day...
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Matt Kemp left Tuesday’s Rockies-Dodgers game in the first inning two batters after crashing into the wall in center field.
The All-Star was chasing a deep blast by Josh Rutledge when he ran full-speed into the wall. Kemp fell to the ground and began rolling in obvious pain.
The 27-year-old slugger was examined by Dodgers trainers for a...
Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp just added a sixth tool to his already complete toolbag. Through Kemp’s last 238 games, he has hit for power (56 bombs and 180 RBIs), for average (.328), stolen a few bags (48) and has played a mean center field, complete with great range and a hose.
On Tuesday night in Colorado, Kemp met someone else who plays a mean center field – the center...
Los Angeles Dodgers centerfielder Matt Kemp is out of the lineup a day after he collided with the center field wall but tests showed no structural damage to his left knee and jaw.
Kemp was not in the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Colorado Rockies and he was listed as day to day with a bone bruise around the left knee and intense body soreness overall.
Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp has left Tuesday's game after crashing into the wall in the bottom of the first inning.
Kemp ran into the wall trying to track down a triple by Josh Rutledge of the Colorado Rockies. He turned into the padding while running full speed and fell backward onto the warning track.
He stayed down for several minutes as team trainers checked...
Matt Kemp, Coors Field wall. Coors Field wall, Matt Kemp. The two were introduced in an ugly way on Tuesday night when the Dodgers outfielder went after a Josh Rutledge flyball in the first inning. Needless to say, the wall won this battle. Kemp suffered a knee contusion and will also undergo X-rays on his jaw, which caught the fence, as well. Check out the video below. Your browser...
Los Angeles Dodgers All-Star outfielder, Matt Kemp, had a major collision while running down a fly ball off the bat of Josh Rutledge in the bottom of the first inning during last night’s 8-4 loss to the Colorado Rockies.
However, the potential loss of Kemp poses a greater concern for his fantasy owners.
According to an AP report via ESPN LA, Kemp suffered no structural damage to...
The Los Angeles Dodgers got a huge scare when center fielder Matt Kemp left Tuesday's game against the Rockies in the first inning after crashing into the center-field wall for the second consecutive game. Kemp ran into the wall at full speed while trying to catch a drive by Josh Rutledge, a ball that bounced away for a triple. Kemp was down on the field for several minutes...
Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp received a cortisone injection in his inflamed left shoulder Saturday and hopes he will return as soon as Tuesday against Arizona.
The Dodgers said before Saturday's win at San Francisco that Kemp would miss at least the final two games of this weekend's key series because of his troublesome left shoulder.
''I hope it...
Matt Kemp has already missed 51 games this season due to injury. After last night’s collision, expect that number to go up as the team’s playoff aspirations become even more unpredictable. In last night’s game, Kemp slammed into the wall after trying to catch a fly ball hit by Rockies’ shortstop Josh Rutledge. Kemp stayed in the game for a few minutes, but came out after...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Evan Longoria homered twice, Tampa Bay roughed up Matt Harrison and the Rays beat the Texas Rangers 8-4 Wednesday night to snap a four-game losing streak. After dropping the last two against the AL-West leading Rangers by one run, the Rays avoided the three-game sweep. Harrison (15-8) allowed seven runs and 12 hits in 5 1-3 innings. He took a no-hitter...
When your oldest and most hated rival comes to your city for a three-game series in late August, you expect your team to understand the gravity of the situation. You do not expect to get swept in embarrassing fashion and go from being a half game up, to two and half down. Fricken’ Dodgers. Yes [...]
NBC Sports MLB analyst Darryl Hamilton joins Rob and Amy to give us his Cy Young favorites, his thoughts on Matt Kemp, and get us ready for the home stretch of the season