Found May 31, 2013 on Baseball Hot Corner:
Matt Kemp‘s disappointing 2013 season has taken another turn for the worst. During Tuesday nights game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Kemp was hit by a pitch on his right elbow. Although originally trying to tough it out, he was pulled from the game when he informed manager Don Mattingly that he couldn’t throw the ball due to numbness in his right hand. Wednesday’s game, this time in Anaheim, Kemp removed himself from the game for the same reasons. Speculation has arisen that he will indeed spend some time on the DL. If this is indeed true, it opens up a roster spot, and more importantly, an outfield spot on the team. This leaves 2 possible options for call-ups. The first, and seemingly obvious option is to call up the young phenom, Yasiel Puig. Puig, who is batting .309 with 8 HR and 36 RBI, could add some spark to a lineup in desperate need of it. The fans are clamoring for him to be called up and this could be his chance to step into the big leagues and steal the spot...
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