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MATT KEMP RUMORS & GOSSIP

RF Matt Kemp confident about new-look Padres being contender

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) Matt Kemp stood up from his locker, navy blue hoodie covering his head and began signing the nursery rhyme, ''Rain, Rain, Go Away.'' Aside from Saturday's gray skies and precipitation in the forecast all weekend, San Diego's new right fielder is loving his new life that is taking him a couple of hours farther south in Southern California with the Padres. ''This...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #64: Matt Kemp | OF | SD

Reserve your FREE copy of Baseball Professor’s 2015 Draft Guide, complete with our list of the Top 100 Dynasty League Prospects. 10,000 words of prospect coverage available on February 17! Who’s up for some Matt Kemp trivia? Question 1: Do you know Kemp’s nickname? Answer: I had no idea, and I’m not sure why, but apparently it’s The Bison, which is fantastic. Question...
Via Baseball Professor
18 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres set to host 2016 All Star Game

The Super Bowl is officially over, so is it time to start talking about the baseball All Star Game in… 2016? If you’re a San Diego Padres fan or if you’re simply from San Diego it is. Maybe it’s just me being over excited for the upcoming season that it’s carrying on to the 2016 season, but come on, hosting the All Star game? The Padres accumulated multiple All Star players...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres welcome new core five

It’s every baseball fans favorite and also most hated time of year. It’s the time of year where everyone gets to sit in anticipation to find out which players are staying for another season, which players have been traded, and which new additions will be added to their team. This is the time where fans decide if they’re dreading the season or if they’re excited for it, and...
Via isportsweb.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers not happy with Padres GM over Matt Kemp trade

The Dodgers are not happy with San Diego Padres GM A.J. Preller over the way the Matt Kemp trade unfolded. The Dodgers and Padres agreed to a trade with Kemp as the centerpiece exactly one week ago. Despite the agreement, the trade was not officially completed until late Thursday because of supposed concerns regarding Kemp’s...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Kemp reportedly has arthritis in both hips

So, that huge Matt Kemp trade between the Dodgers and Padres? Yeah…it might not happen. The typically symbolic physical may actually present a huge problem for the Padres, because it’s revealed that Kemp has arthritis in both of his hips. The holdup in Matt Kemp trade is because the physical revealed arthritis in both hips. The #Padres continue to consult medical experts...
Via The Outside Corner
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

In Matt Kemp, did the Dodgers find a pigeon in Padres?

The Dodgers/Padres deal for Matt Kemp made big headlines, but is the fact it is quickly falling apart after the fact a blessing for San Diego? The post In Matt Kemp, Did The Dodgers Find A Pigeon In Padres? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Matt Kemp trade feels like the Vernon Wells trade

This isn’t one of those deals that came out of nowhere. The Padres have been rumored to be the most aggressive Matt Kemp suitor for a couple of weeks now, and all other interested parties seemingly dropped out as the asking price kept getting higher and higher. Over the last few days, this deal felt […]
Via Fangraphs
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers, Padres reportedly in trade talks for Matt Kemp

The Dodgers outfielder that may find a new home this winter may not be Carl Crawford or Andre Ethier – it could be Matt Kemp. Interest in Kemp is high this offseason, and the Padres have now jumped into the fray for Kemp. Sources: #Dodgers continue to discuss trade of Kemp to #Padres. Grandal likely would be in package going to LAD, and SD would get $ in deal. — Ken Rosenthal...
Via The Outside Corner
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Kemp’s Offense Is Not The Problem

There is no player more polarizing on the Dodgers than Matt Kemp. Recently, as Kemp trade rumors have (predictably) started to get louder, there have been a large variety of reactions. There’s one thing that comes up frequently in our comment section, on twitter, and around the internet which I want to address, though. You can say all you want about Kemp’s defense, but Matt Kemp’s offense...
Via Dodgers Digest
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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