Found May 28, 2013 on Sportress of Blogitude:
On Monday, Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp had some extra special guests at the team’s game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Dodgers Stadium. You may recall the heartwarming moment from a few weeks ago when Kemp took a moment after a game against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park [...]The post Matt Kemp reunited with terminally ill fan Joshua Jones on Monday (video) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.

A Major Matt Kemp PC Pickup: 2005 Topps Chrome Update RC Refractor.

My Matt Kemp Collection has grown at a surprisingly brisk pace thus far in 2013, and it hasn't all been base cards and your average, run-of-the-mill inserts. Autos have been seemingly plentiful, and today I feature a must-have RC that has eluded me for years. eBay finally yielded one in my price range, and I couldn't be happier.Boom. So refractor-y, so pretty. I truly love...

Dodgers begin to peel back the curtain on Matt Kemp’s struggles with shoulder and swing

Recently, I wrote about what I thought Matt Kemp was doing wrong with his hitting mechanics and how I thought his shoulder’s health might factor into it. Since then, coincidentally, a ton of information regarding his struggles has come out, as both the Dodgers and Kemp himself apparently thought it was about time they came clean. Kemp, despite still putting up a tough front, is...

Kemp to have MRI on strained right hamstring

ANAHEIM, Calif. Matt Kemp had major offseason shoulder surgery. He was hit in the elbow by a pitch on Tuesday night that made it difficult for him to throw. On Wednesday, it was his hamstring that caused him to take himself out of the Dodgers' 4-3 loss to the Angels at Angel Stadium. Kemp was diagnosed with a mild right hamstring strain and an MRI is scheduled for Thursday...

Dodgers Matt Kemp On Outburst: “It’s over now”

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp was removed in the seventh inning of a one run game by Dodgers manager Don Mattingly and Kemp made it clear he was not happy.Kemp appeared to voice his displeasure at Mattingly as he headed off the field, flipping his glove at the dugout wall and venting a little more before disappearing into the clubhouse.Kemp, who had struck out twice with...

Matt Kemp reunites with terminally ill fan

You may recall a while back, Matt Kemp had met a young man struggling with illness and he ended up giving him his jersey, hat, and even shoes.   The 19-year old, Joshua Jones, from Tracy, Calif. was recently diagnosed with inoperable tumors and given only 3 months to live.  Well, Matt Kemp looked to make things a bit better for the young man and he flew Joshua Jones and his family...

Dodgers’ Matt Kemp day-to-day with hamstring injury

The Los Angeles Dodgers took another blow last night, not only losing a game to the Los Angeles Angels but also losing outfielder Matt Kemp to a hamstring injury. Kemp exited the contest in the seventh inning due to the ailment, and the Dodgers are considering him day-to-day, according to Austin Laymance of Kemp is slated to undergo an MRI today to determine the...

Matt Kemp pulled on Saturday, benched on Sunday

It wasn’t that long ago when benching Matt Kemp would have seemed like a crazy idea. Two seasons ago he should have been NL MVP, and last season he posted a .905 OPS in 106 games. He’s one of the most dangerous hitters in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ lineup, so not having him in there [...]

When Will Matt Kemp Be Matt Kemp Again?

The ongoing saga of Matt Kemp at the plate has reached new levels for the Los Angeles Dodgers and their fans this week. Monday night in front of 49,953 Kemp struck out four times in an 0-for-5 effort that the team actually won. When all was said and done the Dodgers fans in attendance were happy to have won, especially in the fashion that they did being down 6-1 by the fourth inning...

Injury Roll Call: Hanley still weeks away, Kemp cleared for increased lifting, Elbert close

Hanley Ramirez continues to work his way back from his hamstring injury and has begun to increase his running. Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez took another step in his recovery from a strained left hamstring on Friday, but the club is playing it safe, not trying to rush his return to action. Ramirez took batting practice before the Dodgers played the Cardinals on Friday night, something...
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