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MATT KEMP RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
23 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
25 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
September 27, 2014  |  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

Report: Multiple teams talking with Dodgers about Matt Kemp

The Los Angeles Dodgers are in the midst of a pennant chase and that is obviously the franchise’s top priority. But ranking just below the team’s quest for a World Series title is somehow solving its logjam in the outfield. To that end, the Dodgers are trying feverishly to trade Matt Kemp and his massive contract. According to Jon Heyman, five teams have shown interest in Kemp...
Via Rumors and Rants
July 25, 2014  |  1 Comment

Matt Kemp's new walkup music responds to Donald Sterling

Matt Kemp attends a January 2014 game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Washington Wizards at the Staples Center (Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea USA TODAY Sports) I can only assume that because you’re reading a sports blog that you’ve all heard about the racist comments that Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling allegedly made to his former girlfriend regarding her association...
Via Reading Between The Seams
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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