Four MLB stars that must be traded in 2016

While the MLB trade deadline is still months away, it’s never too early to start thinking about guys that should be dealt. And this year, there are a few stars in need of relocation. Usually, veteran players on bad teams best fit this description. Even though the season is still very early, we can pretty confidently put a few squads in that “bad team” group. Because of...
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Kemp's 2-run double enough for Shields, Padres vs Rockies

SAN DIEGO (AP) Matt Kemp hit a two-run double in the first inning to help James Shields earn his first victory of the season, and the San Diego Padres overcame 11 strikeouts by Jon Gray to beat the Colorado Rockies 2-1 Monday night. Shields (1-4) allowed one run while scattering nine hits over six innings. He struck out five and walked two. The Padres took a quick lead against...
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Padres Matt Kemp Welcoming Hot April Start

Matt Kemp hit another home run in the Padres victory last night, bringing his total so far on the young season to 7. That is good news for Padres fans, as typically Matt Kemp does not find his power stroke until much later in the season. Last season he hit just 1 home run in […] Padres Matt Kemp Welcoming Hot April Start - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan...
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3 days ago

Kemp steals the show in Hollywood

No matter which shade of blue he's wearing, Matt Kemp loves to hit at Dodger Stadium. That was never more evident than Friday night, when the former Dodger launched a majestic three-run homer into the Los Angeles night, the decisive blow in a 5-1 Padres victory.
3 days ago

Padres get 3-run HR from Kemp in 5-1 win

LOS ANGELES (AP) Matt Kemp returned to his old stomping grounds and delivered the kind of majestic home run he was known for during his nine seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers. And it brought him a great deal of satisfaction. Kemp hit a tiebreaking three-run shot in the eighth inning, and the San Diego Padres beat the three-time NL West champions 5-1 on Friday night to snap a...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres get 3-run HR from Kemp in 5-1 win over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) Matt Kemp hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning against his former team, and the San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 on Friday night to snap a five-game losing streak. Chris Hatcher (2-3) walked pinch-hitter Brett Wallace leading off the eighth, and Jon Jay followed with a bouncing single off the pitcher's right leg that caromed past...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Matt Kemp’s 3 RBIs Help Padres Extend Dodgers’ Losing Streak To 5 Games

Both the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres entered Friday's series opener reeling a bit, with the Dodgers mired in...
Via Dodger Blue
3 days ago

Kemp's homer snaps Padres' skid in LA

Former Dodger Matt Kemp launched a towering three-run homer on an 0-2 pitch from Chris Hatcher with one out in the eighth inning to help the Padres snap a five-game losing streak on Friday night with a 5-1 win over the Dodgers, whose tailspin reached five straight losses.
3 days ago

Matt Kemp crushes 2 at Coors as Trevor Story's HR streak comes to end

DENVER — Matt Kemp homered twice and drove in six runs and the San Diego Padres ended Trevor Story's home run streak in a 16-3 rout of the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.Story, who has gone deep six times since making his debut on opening day, was the first major leaguer to homer in each of his first four games. That run ended with a 1-for-5, three-strikeout performance ...
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23 days ago  |  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

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