Found July 24, 2013 on The Kevin Burke Project:
PLAYERS: Matt Kemp
TEAMS: Los Angeles Dodgers
Even before Ryan Braun’s name was linked to PEDs following his MVP 2011 season, many thought that honor should’ve gone to runner-up, Matt Kemp. The numbers favored Kemp slightly, but Braun’s team was better than Kemp’s which proved to be […]

Dodgers Place Matt Kemp on the Disabled List for the Third Time

  To say Matt Kemp is having a horrific statement would be a massive understatement. The Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder has spent the better part of the season on the disabled list and the few times he’s played, he has been pretty brutal. Kemp made his return to the surging Dodgers on Sunday, then proceeded to injure his ankle in that very game, which has led to this. Matt Kemp...

Kemp expected to miss at least Toronto series

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...

Kemp says Braun should lose MVP award, but it won't happen

The suspended and disgraced Ryan Braun was, of course, the 2011 National League MVP. In the balloting, he won a tight race over Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp (I join my colleague Matt Snyder in thinking that Kemp should've won in the first place), and in the wake of Braun's temporary banishment, Kemp's teammate Skip Schumaker called for the award to be handed over to Kemp...

Matt Kemp Returns to Disabled List for Third Time This Season

TORONTO — After a brief stint of being healthy, Matt Kemp is heading back to the disabled list for the third time this season. The Los Angeles Dodgers placed Kemp on the 15-day DL Wednesday with a sprained left ankle and activated left-hander Ted Lilly. Out of the lineup for 11 games with a sore left shoulder, Kemp came off the DL before Sunday’s 9-2 win over the Washington Nationals...

Kemp lands on DL for third time this season

The Dodgers Wednesday placed Matt Kemp on the 15-day disabled list for the third time this season and activated pitcher Ted Lilly from the DL for the third time. Kemp sprained his left ankle on an awkward slide into home on Sunday against the Nationals. The swelling and discomfort showed little improvement over the past three days leaving the club uncertain how long Kemp will be...

Making Moves: DL moves, international signings, draft recap, Japan head scout addition

Matt Kemp returned Sunday from his 15-day DL stint due to irritation in the AC joint of his left shoulder. The Dodgers optioned outfielder and first baseman Scott Van Slyke to make room on the active roster for Kemp. Van Slyke has hit .241/.309/.517 with six home runs and six doubles in 33 games for the Dodgers this season. Scott Van Slyke was sent back to Triple-A in a corresponding...

Injury Roll Call: The Bison is snake-bitten while Crawford & Puig return + minor-league updates

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...

Matt Kemp Returns To Disabled List; Dodgers Activate LHP Ted Lilly

Matt Kemp has been placed back on the 15 day disabled list, retroactive to July 22nd. (Image source: The Los Angeles Dodgers have announced this afternoon that Center Fielder Matt Kemp, who has already been on the Disabled List twice due to quadriceps and shoulder ailments, will return to the 15 Day Disabled List due to...

Will Ryan Braun’s Suspension Make Matt Kemp 2011 NL MVP?

So, the Ryan Braun suspension is old news in the sports world. But, one opponent doesn’t seem to be giving up on the issue, Dodgers CF Matt Kemp. He wants his hardware.     Kemp has been very vocal to the media in regards to the Ryan Braun case because he wants the title that is “rightfully” his. Matt finished runner-up to Braun in voting for the 2011 National League Most...

Matt Kemp Says Ryan Braun Should Be Stripped of MVP Award He Won Over Dodgers Outfielder

TORONTO — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, who finished runner-up to Ryan Braun in voting for the 2011 National League Most Valuable Player award, thinks the suspended Milwaukee Brewers slugger should be stripped of the honor. Braun finished with 388 points and 20 first-place votes, to 332 and 10 for Kemp. Major League Baseball attempted to suspend Braun following a positive...

Ryan Braun and the Biggest Liars in Sports History

Follow @HookTSB   Ryan Braun has been lying to our faces for the past 2+ years.  We now know that he is a cheat who should pack up that MVP award and ship it to its rightful owner, Matt Kemp.  Personally, I don’t hate on any athlete who gets caught cheating, mans up, and comes clean.  But liars?  People who look directly into the camera and proclaim their innocence time and...
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