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Matt Kemp Is More Valuable In The Dodger Lineup Than Elsewhere

The Dodgers don’t play today. The trade deadline is on Thursday. You’re damned right we’re going to talk about Matt Kemp. More than once, actually, because Brim will be around later today with a math-based look at whether Kemp is still a productive offensive player. (Spoiler alert: he is.) Me, well, I just want to talk about the idea of trading Kemp at all. I suppose I’m...
Via Dodgers Digest
45 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mariners have “very real” interest in Matt Kemp

With the MLB Trade Deadline quickly approaching, the future of Matt Kemp is up in the air. With a report that the Dodgers are seemingly ready to “move on” from Kemp, the Seattle Mariners come up as a team who could acquire the former All-Star. According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports, the Mariners have […]
Via Full Scale Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox reportedly pursuing Matt Kemp

After a move that sent Jake Peavy to the San Francisco Giants on Saturday afternoon, the Boston Red Sox are continuing to listen to more offers as the trade deadline approaches. The Sox acquired right handed pitcher Heath Hembree and lefty Edwin Escobar from the Giants. Hembree was the No.7 ranked prospect in the Giants’ minor league system while Escobar was their No. 2 prospect...
Via The Sideline
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Chaos Of The Dodger Outfield

Carl Crawford returned from the disabled list on July 10th, just over two weeks ago. Crawford’s return brought the outfield back up to five players, with no real candidate to play center. I looked at the math of the offense prior to his return, and we’ve had all sorts of fun talking about the outfield shuffle since it re-commenced. So far, it has lived up to advanced billing...
Via Dodgers Digest
1 day ago  |  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...
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2 days ago  |  1 Comment

Matt Kemp’s Agent On Trade Talks: ‘This Might Be The Time To Change’

The Los Angeles Dodgers could be preparing to make some room in their crowded outfield by finally moving Matt Kemp. The 29-year-old’s agent, Dave Stewart, suggested last week that his client could be joining a new team this season when he said Kemp wants to be an every day center fielder and he wouldn’t be opposed to a trade if the Dodgers couldn’t make that happen. It appears...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Rumors: Los Angeles 'trying hard' to trade Matt Kemp

Matt Kemp doesn't want to be traded, but would embrace the idea of a trade if it were to allow him to be an everyday starter for a team in center field, his agent Dave Stewart told Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal earlier last week.Kemp may get his shot, as the Los Angeles Dodgers are "trying hard" to trade the 29-year-old, according to baseball reporter Danny Knobler...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Football and A Quirky Kemp: Too Many Verlanders Spring Giveaway!

I received a nice package in the mail from the legendary Dennis of Too Many Verlanders fame. He held a massive Spring Cleaning Giveaway and had numerous lots up for grabs which would lead to winners of smaller but higher-end lots.I was one of 11 grand prize winners and had the 4th selection of the big prizes. My first choice was long gone but thankfully my number two remained, and...

Agent: Matt Kemp not opposed to trade, wants to play in center

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been dealing with the issue of a crowded outfield all season long, which only worsened when Carl Crawford came off the disabled list last week. That’s why Matt Kemp’s agent, former major league pitcher Dave Stewart, isn’t asking for his client to be traded, but isn’t opposed to the idea, either. Kemp just wants to play everyday, Stewart said...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kemp breaks bat over knee after striking out (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Matt Kemp broke his bat over his knee after striking out in the fifth inning against San Diego.Kemp was batting with two men on and two men out against Padres pitcher Jesse Hahn, but was clearly frustrated after he failed to deliver for the Dodgers with a big swing and a miss on a 2-2 pitch. Kemp did have an...
Via Holdout Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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