MATT KEMP RUMORS & GOSSIP

Atlanta Braves Matt Kemp and Brandon Phillips exit game in bottom of the 5th

Braves outfielder Kemp and second baseman Phillips exit game in bottom of the 5th Please, please, please be for precautionary reasons…please.  Atlanta Braves outfielder Matt Kemp left the game on Thursday night after he singled to center field in the 5th inning.  At the time, the Braves were down 6-5, but this happened in the […] Atlanta Braves Matt Kemp and Brandon Phillips...
Via Tomahawk Take
9 hours ago

Atlanta Braves News: The Afternoon Chop, Box Score, Matt Kemp Walk-Off Homer in 11th!

Baseball Reference Tomahawk Take Editor’s Note: The Atlanta Braves defeated the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night in fashionable style!  The walk-off last night was their 6th walk-off win of the 2017 season…which is the league lead and it’s the Braves third walk-off in five days!  Yep, these hits are amazing and fun to watch, […] Atlanta Braves News: The Afternoon...
Via Tomahawk Take
18 hours ago

Matt Kemp’s 2-run HR in 11th lifts Braves past Giants 5-3

ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer off Cory Gearrin in the 11th inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. The homer, the third of the game for Atlanta, was Kemp’s seventh game-ending shot of his career. Gearrin (1-2) walked Nick Markakis with one out before Kemp’s homer barely cleared the right field wall.. Matt...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Atlanta Braves News: The Morning Chop, Box Score, Kyle Wright Signs, Matt Kemp to DL?

Baseball Reference Tomahawk Take Editor’s Note: The Atlanta Braves struggled to get anything going on Friday night against the Marlins and their starting pitcher Dan Straily.  The Braves were only able to get four hits off of Straily in 6.1 innings and then zero hits off the Marlins bullpen.  Ender Inciarte led off the bottom […] Atlanta Braves News: The Morning Chop, Box Score...
Via Tomahawk Take
5 days ago

With Matt Kemp out, Jace Peterson gets another start for Braves

With Matt Kemp out, Jace Peterson gets another start for Braves. Kelsey Wingert checks in with utility man.
Via FOX Sports South
April 09, 2017  |  Discuss

5 MLB stars who have struggled in spring training

Having a good or bad spring training isn’t necessarily a sign of things to come. Spring training is, after all, little more than a tune-up. Pitchers spend parts of spring tinkering with pitches and not operating like they would in a meaningful game, while hitters are trying to find their swing after a long winter away from facing live, competitive pitching.That said, there are...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Is Matt Kemp’s Late-Season Revival With the Braves Sustainable?

Matt Kemp isn’t the MVP-caliber ballplayer he used to be with the Los Angeles Dodgers earlier in his career. Despite that, the Atlanta Braves have high expectations for the right-handed hitting outfielder in 2017. Those expectations aren’t coming without them getting a glimpse of what he could do for the offense, though. After the San Diego Padres shipped him to Atlanta at...
Via The Sports Daily
February 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Braves GM told Matt Kemp to get in better shape

Matt Kemp’s time with the Atlanta Braves really isn’t off to a great start. In an interview with MLB Network Radio on Sunday, Braves general manager John Coppolella said that Kemp needs to get in better shape and that the team has talked to him about it. “We see Matt Kemp as a player with a big upside,” Coppolella said, per Michael Cunningham of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Braves want Matt Kemp to lose weight

As the Atlanta Braves figure out what to do with their new addition in Matt Kemp, they know one thing: he needs to drop a few pounds. The Braves and Kemp both reportedly agree that the outfielder needs to lose some weight during the offseason, according to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball. Atlanta believes that for Kemp to get close to his prime self again, he needs to get back...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Kemp admits he lost some love for the game

Matt Kemp was traded on Saturday from the San Diego Padres to the Atlanta Braves, marking the second time he’s been traded in less than two years. Kemp getting to play for the Braves fulfills somewhat of a childhood fantasy as the Oklahoma native grew up watching the Braves on TBS and supporting them. Now that he’s with a new team, Kemp is vowing to get off on the right foot...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 01, 2016  |  Discuss
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