Originally written on Feelin' Kinda Blue  |  Last updated 4/29/12
Beast mode don't care. #BMDC There are really no words to describe one Matt Kemp. In what might have been one of the best April baseball games in recent memory, Kemp upstaged the Nationals' Stephen Strasburg, perhaps one of the best pitchers in baseball, and Bryce Harper, who was making his Major League debut, by smacking a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Dodgers a 4-3 win. It was a fantastic game all the way around, as the Dodgers got a great start from Chad Billingsley -- at least numbers-wise: 7 IP, 5 H, 1 R (earned), 2 BB, 6 K. But Billingsley, whose velocity was there all night (touched 95 MPH a couple times), was all over the place with his pitches -- especially his fastball. At one point, he had thrown 77 percent of his pitches as fastballs, but he was missing up in the zone a lot. It was evident in the seventh inning when Adam LaRoche (Billingsley and Dodger killer) roped a solo home run into the right field seats on a 91 MPH fas...
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