Matt Kemp Leads Padres to Victory with 2 Home Runs

The Padres needed a win Friday night – and thanks to a great performance from Luis Perdomo and two Matt Kemp home runs – they got it. They won the game 5-3 over the Washington Nationals. The Padres just suffered four losses at the hands of the Cardinals, with Thursday’s after having a 4 run […] Matt Kemp Leads Padres to Victory with 2 Home Runs - Friars on Base - Friars on...
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3 days ago

Matt Kemp homers twice, Padres beat Nationals 5-3

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Matt Kemp homered twice and drove in four runs, rookie Luis Perdomo pitched seven solid innings and the San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak.Kemp hit a solo shot in the first inning and gave San Diego the lead for good with a three-run homer in the fifth. He has six homers in his last six games and...
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Kemp's 2 HRs back Perdomo in win over Nats

During the past week, Matt Kemp has been one of the hottest hitters in baseball. He launched a pair of homers Friday night at Nationals Park to help lead the Padres to a 5-3 victory over the Nationals.
3 days ago

Matt Kemp and the Padres in 2017

What is Matt Kemp‘s trade value now and how valuable would he be to a Padre 2017 team? On my last post “What are AJ Plans for Padres? part 2”,  I had a comment wondering about Matt Kemp. My response was so long that I thought it might be a good post. Before I lay […] Matt Kemp and the Padres in 2017 - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News,...
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11 days ago

Chicago Cubs trade rumors: Matt Kemp edition

Remember when the Milwaukee Brewers’ Ryan Braun squeaked out a narrow victory in MVP voting in 2011 over the Dodgers’ Matt Kemp? Knowing what we know now – the fact that Braun was provided performance-enhancing drugs, leading to an eventual 65-game suspension – Kemp probably should have won the award. He did only hit .324, have a league-leading OPS+ of 172, and win two of...
June 12, 2016  |  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...
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May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Padres make Matt Kemp available via trade

The San Diego Padres continue to try to clean up the mess that was the 2014-15 offseason. Though the trade deadline is still a little more than two months away, the Padres have reportedly made outfielder Matt Kemp available in a trade. The #Padres may have nice trade chip this summer in OF Matt Kemp, who has 10 homers and 29 RBI, and is being made available. — Bob Nightengale...
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May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Padres have tried to trade Matt Kemp

Just one season after picking him up via trade, the San Diego Padres are reportedly trying to get out of Matt Kemp’s contract. Baseball Essential’s Robert Murray cited league sources saying that the Padres have tried to move the outfielder. #Padres have tried to trade Matt Kemp, per league sources. — Robert Murray (@RobertMurrayBBE) February 12, 2016 Jeff Sanders of the...
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February 13, 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...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kemp tackled by ump during Padres-Braves fight

By Steve DelVecchio Matt Kemp was taken to the ground on Thursday when benches cleared during the San Diego Padres-Atlanta Braves game. You might be surprised by who brought him down. Kemp was hit on the left arm by a Julio Teheran fastball on a 1-2 count with two outs in the first. He reacted by slamming his bat toward the dugout, which Teheran seemed to take offense to. Kemp...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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