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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 sliding into home and limped off the field. The team announced that no X-rays are scheduled, and manager Don Mattingly doesn’t expect his center fielder to miss any time because of the apparent sprain.
“It’s not bad. I hope it’s not bad,” Kemp said. “The biggest thing will be tomorrow when I wake up and see how it feels.”
Kemp has already missed time this season because of a hamstring problem earlier in the year, and his most recent DL stint was due to soreness in his surgically repaired left shoulder. The 28-year-old had the shoulder procedure done during the offseason.
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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...
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...
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Tuesday, Kemp said he felt let down by the Milwaukee Brewers outfielder, who accepted a 65-game suspension the previous day for violating baseball'...
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...
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