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2014 Topps Chrome Printing Plate: Matt Kemp's Tattoos + Secret Switch-Hitting

Though Matt Kemp cardboard has seen a rise in prices with The Bison's second-half surge and return to both health and offensive prominence, deals can still be had. Case in point, the below 1/1 Black Printing Plate out of 2014 Topps Chrome was recently secured via eBay for a great price.$13.09 delivered landed me the newest addition to my Mattycakes' PC. It's the 7th printing...

MMO Mailbag: Adding A Big Power Bat This Offseason

Stephen H. asks… Joe, why are you always so against the Mets adding a big power hitter in the outfield? This team needs to score a lot more runs and a Matt Kemp,  Jose Bautista or a Nelson Cruz could be the one piece this team needs to get us into the postseason. Imagine if we had one of them this season instead of Chris Young who was a complete waste of money? I usually agree...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemp will receive a fine after lambasting Dale Scott's iffy strike zone

Dodgers star Matt Kemp will be fined for his harsh remarks about Dale Scott's strike zone in Game 3 of the NLDS game with the Cardinals, sources say. There was a lot of complaining in that game, and some who have viewed the tape agree it wasn't Scott's best night (in other words, he wasn't very good). It isn't known whether Kemp's fine will be mitigated by...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

You Just Watched The Best-Hitting Outfield In Los Angeles Dodgers History

Do you remember, really, how insane this season was in the Dodger outfield? Matt Kemp was the center fielder, until he wasn’t. Then Andre Ethier was, but then Scott Van Slyke was, but then Yasiel Puig was. Kemp spent weeks in left while Carl Crawford was hurt. Joc Pederson was knocking on the door. Only three starts all year came from outside that group, and one of them came on...
Via Dodgers Digest
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kemp blasts plate umpire: ‘Terrible strike zone’

Your browser does not support iframes. Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Matt Kemp blasted plate umpire Dale Scott after his team’s 3-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the National League Division Series. The Dodgers were held to seven hits Monday night. “Terrible. Terrible strike zone,” Kemp said, via ESPNLosAngeles.com. “I’ve never seen anything like it. That’s...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Matt Kemp’s homer lifts Dodgers over Cardinals

Matt Kemp’s go-ahead home run leading off the eighth inning, lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night. The win evens the NL Division Series. Game 3 is Monday night in St. Louis, with Cardinals’ John Lackey going against Hyun-Jin Ryu of the Dodgers. The post Watch: Matt Kemp’s homer lifts Dodgers over Cardinals appeared...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The Return Of Matt Kemp’s Power, Briefly

The return of Matt Kemp‘s power has been one of the most fun stories of the second half of the season. After hitting just six home runs in 2013 and eight before this year’s all-star break, Kemp has added 16 more. His 24 home runs in 2014 are the most he’s hit since his 2011 should-have-been-MVP campaign. His offense still wasn’t bad before the recent hot streak, and we...
Via Dodgers Digest
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers are in the driver’s seat

Here’s a quote from my preview of the Los Angeles Dodgers series against the Cubs. Dodgers win three of four, Matt Kemp hits three home runs and Don Mattingly overmanages the bullpen in one of the games, leading to the loss. I’m going to go ahead and give myself two out of three. The Dodgers took care of business against the Cubs, winning three of four. Their loss came Saturday...
Via isportsweb.com
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers clinch playoff birth

Thanks to Russell Martin and Jonathon Broxton, the Los Angeles Dodgers are heading back to the postseason. In an awesome coincidence, when former Dodger now Pittsburgh Pirate Russell Martin hit a game-winning three run home run against former Dodger now Milwaukee Brewer Jonathon Broxton, the Dodgers clinched at worst the second NL Wild Card spot. Dodger players don’t seem too...
Via isportsweb.com
September 19, 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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