MATT KEMP RUMORS & GOSSIP

Matt Kemp on Braves offense since his arrival

"The offense has shown flashes of being really, really good." -- Matt Kemp on Braves offense since his arrival.
Via FOX Sports South
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Padres RF Matt Kemp Drawing Ire in Atlanta

The debate rages on about whether the Padres acquiring Matt Kemp before the 2015 season rages on, even after he was traded to the Atlanta Braves. He is still getting talked about by team management. Even his new team. I’m not sure exactly why Kemp is such a polarizing figure, especially for the Braves who […] Former Padres RF Matt Kemp Drawing Ire in Atlanta - Friars on Base...
Via Friars on Base
1 day ago

Braves GM told Matt Kemp to get in better shape

Matt Kemp’s time with the Atlanta Braves really isn’t off to a great start. In an interview with MLB Network Radio on Sunday, Braves general manager John Coppolella said that Kemp needs to get in better shape and that the team has talked to him about it. “We see Matt Kemp as a player with a big upside,” Coppolella said, per Michael Cunningham of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Braves want Matt Kemp to lose weight

As the Atlanta Braves figure out what to do with their new addition in Matt Kemp, they know one thing: he needs to drop a few pounds. The Braves and Kemp both reportedly agree that the outfielder needs to lose some weight during the offseason, according to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball. Atlanta believes that for Kemp to get close to his prime self again, he needs to get back...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kemp apparently won’t be missed by Padres ownership

Matt Kemp has had a long, roller coaster-type career. The outfielder started his career in Los Angeles falling short of an MVP all while dating Rihanna. After the Dodgers were done with him, they shipped him to San Diego where Kemp was one of many big-name players acquired by Padres general manager A.J. Preller within the last two years. Kemp was going to be a key component of what...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres exec rips players team traded away

Prior to last season, the Padres dramatically re-shaped their roster, making numerous additions in an attempt to challenge for a division title. Two of the more prominent names, James Shields and Matt Kemp, are now gone. On Wednesday, Padres executive chairman Ron Fowler didn’t hold back on expressing his feelings about the former members of the organization. Shields was traded...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kemp admits he lost some love for the game

Matt Kemp was traded on Saturday from the San Diego Padres to the Atlanta Braves, marking the second time he’s been traded in less than two years. Kemp getting to play for the Braves fulfills somewhat of a childhood fantasy as the Oklahoma native grew up watching the Braves on TBS and supporting them. Now that he’s with a new team, Kemp is vowing to get off on the right foot...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Caray, Joe Simpson discuss Braves' Matt Kemp deal

Chip Caray, Joe Simpson discuss Braves' Matt Kemp deal
Via FOX Sports South
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five potential suitors for Matt Kemp

We should all get used to hearing Matt Kemp tossed around in trade rumors. The San Diego Padres have reportedly let it be known that Kemp is an available asset. Given their place in the NL West standings, that’s not exactly shocking news. But it begs the question, where might Kemp end up? Kemp has power. Additionally, given his age and injury history, Kemp is probably best served...
Via Sportsnaut
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Kemp hits for first cycle in Padres history

By Ryan Phillips. The San Diego Padres had played 7,443 games in their history entering Friday night, and the franchise had never had a player hit for the cycle. So when Matt Kemp stepped to the plate in the top of the ninth inning against the Colorado Rockies needing only a triple to complete the feat, I expected to be disappointed once again. I was wrong to feel that way. Kemp...
Via Rumors and Rants
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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