• Matt Kemp, Hanley Ramirez hit two home runs in 6-2 win over San Francisco Giants

    L.A. Daily News "Matt Kemp was unhappy when the weekend began. He had just been activated from the disabled list the morning of the Dodgers’ home opener, but his name wasn’t in the starting lineup. That changed about an hour later, when Yasiel Puig arrived late for Friday morning’s batting practice at Dodger..." April 07

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    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Late arrival Puig scratched, Kemp starta in CF.

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    Bill Plunkett @billplunkettocr

    Matt Kemp has been activated. Mike Baxter optioned to Triple A.

  • Matt Kemp Excited To Return, Ready To Contribute

    Ddogers Nation "It’s been a long journey for Los Angeles Dodgers’ outfielder Matt Kemp since he was named the runner-up in the 2011 National League MVP race after hitting 39 home runs and stealing 40 bases. Since then, he has signed an eight-year, $160 million contract extension, suffered through two..." April 03

  • Crawford, Kemp recovering nicely from injuries "The Dodgers, who will work out Friday afternoon at Sydney Cricket Ground, received positive news from two teammates back in Arizona. Carl Crawford, who missed a day with mild right should inflammation, went 3-for-3 with a homer and an RBI single in a Minor League game against the Reds at..." March 21

  • Matt Kemp closer to game action "Matt Kemp is close to returning from offseason ankle surgery that has prevented the star outfielder from playing in a game this spring, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said. Kemp has intensified his recent spring workouts, which have included running and tracking fly balls in the..." March 09

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    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Matt Kemp will be allowed to do more baseball drills after a favorable MRI. Maybe some running.

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    Eric Stephen @truebluela

    Matt Kemp had MRI on ankle Thursday. Results sent to Dr. Neal ElAttrache. Will know more this weekend

  • Kemp may get green light to run this weekend "Rehabbing Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp will have an MRI exam on his left ankle on Friday that might determine when he can start running. If surgeon Robert Anderson gives the green light, Kemp will add running to a program that already includes hitting, throwing and fielding ground balls. Even..." February 26

  • Andre Ethier: Everyone wants to start "Andre Ethier said he agrees with teammate Matt Kemp. He doesn't want to be the odd man out either when the Los Angeles Dodgers try to fit four outfielders into three spots. In fact, after Kemp sent the first ripples through camp by saying he would not accept a role as a fourth outfielder, he..." February 22

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Mattingly on Kemp: "We're not hopeful for Australia."

  • Matt Kemp still doesn’t have a timetable

    Hardball Talk "There’s a reason the Dodgers didn’t trade one of their four outfielders this winter. They don’t know when they’ll actually have four healthy outfielders. To wit: yesterday Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said he still doesn’t have a timetable for Matt Kemp in his return from ankle surgery." February 20

  • Matt Kemp: ‘I’m not a fourth outfielder, won’t accept bench role’

    Fansided "The Los Angeles Dodgers have some issues to work out during spring training as Dodgers manager Don Mattingly has four options for three outfield spots and former National League MVP runner-up Matt Kemp isn’t prepared to sit on the bench. “I’m not a fourth outfielder. We can cut that off right..." February 14

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    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Mattingly said it doesn't look like Matt Kemp will be ready for Australia. but said can't rule him out.

  • Matt Kemp unsure if he will be healthy in time for opening day "Last season was an injury-marred nightmare for Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp. He was limited to only 73 games by hamstring, shoulder and ankle problems, and earlier this offseason he needed surgery on his left ankle and left shoulder. It was his second procedure on the shoulder in as many..." February 03

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Stewart said he doesn’t think Kemp will be ready for 3/22 opener in Australia. “If the season opened April 1, I think Matt would be ready.”

  • Kemp among injured Dodgers on the mend "The Dodgers continue to receive favorable medical reports on outfielders Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier, shortstop Hanley Ramirez and starting pitcher Josh Beckett. General manager Ned Colletti said on Wednesday he expects each player to be ready for Spring Training. Kemp, who is starting to hit..." January 08

  • Matt Kemp trade talk could increase near Spring Training

    Fansided "Will they or won’t they? That’s the question being asked in regards to the Los Angeles Dodgers trading star outfielder, Matt Kemp. A healthy Kemp is understandably untradeable, but with a salary worth more than the gross product of a third world country and injuries that would make the..." January 02

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Colletti: Kemp expected to be ready for Australia. Protective boot came off about 10 days ago.

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Colletti: Kemp expected to be ready for Australia. Protective boot came off about 10 days ago.

  • Matt Kemp appears to be off the trading block "Dodgers All-Star center fielder Matt Kemp was one of the biggest names possibly on the trading block when the Winter Meetings began here earlier this week. After some questions about his health, the Dodgers sound poised to keep him. Kemp's agent, former A's ace Dave Stewart, told Jayson Stark..." December 11

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    #Tigers, #RedSox, #Mariners have all been in touch with #Dodgers about Kemp this week, sources tell me and @jonmorosi.

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    JIM BOWDEN @JimBowdenESPNxm

    Ned Colletti told us Matt Kemp leg is still in a boot and they are not expecting him to be 100% by Spring Training SXM

  • Matt Kemp's agent thinks trade could come

    ESPN Boston "Dave Stewart, who was best known in Boston as being Roger Clemens' daddy when he pitched (9-1 lifetime against the Rocket, including two wins for Oakland in the 1990 American League Championship Series), says in his 10 years as a player agent, he has never gone to baseball's winter meetings...." December 07

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    Nick Cafardo @nickcafardo

    Matt Kemp is in play for the Red Sox and the Dodgers would eat some money in the right deal. Just a question of whether the Red Sox want to

  • 140d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Mariners have been among the most aggressive suitors for Matt Kemp, sources say. They are looking at free agents too. @FOXSports1

  • 141d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Mariners are still looking for outfield bats via trade, sources say. Matt Kemp and Dexter Fowler are on their wish list. @FOXSports1

  • 141d
    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Sources: Dodgers have remained in contact with multiple teams on possibility of Matt Kemp trade. SEA, BOS, TEX among those with interest.

  • Yankees interested in Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp

    Fansided "The New York Yankees appear to have more moves in mind following their signing of catcher Brian McCann to a five-year contract. Now they appear to be one of the teams inquiring about Los Angeles Dodgers‘ outfielder Matt Kemp, according to the Boston Globe. The Yankees are one of several teams..." November 25

  • Red Sox have weighed in on Matt Kemp

    Boston Globe "The Red Sox are one of several teams who have made inquiries on Dodgers centerfielder Matt Kemp according to a major league source. The Red Sox have probably made a few dozen of these types of calls on trades and free-agents, but Kemp is certainly intriguing. The one player they probably have..." November 23

  • Rosenthal: Dodgers' Kemp doesn't want trade but accepts it's possible

    Fox Sports "Matt Kemp does not want to be traded, according to his agent, Dave Stewart. But Stewart said Kemp understands why the Los Angeles Dodgers could move him, and that his preference — if it happens — would be to join a winning team. Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti has said he is open to..." November 22

  • Yasiel Puig among Dodgers drawing interest on trade market

    Los Angeles Times "Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford have drawn interest on the trade market over the first two days of the general managers' meetings. The Dodgers have fielded inquiries about all four of their outfielders, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke on the..." November 13

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Sources: Mariners have expressed interest in trading for Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, who is available. @FOXSports1

  • Tulowitzki, Dodger vets top trade talk

    Fox Sports "In case you missed it, I wrote earlier that right-hander Ervin Santana is seeking $100 million and righty Ricky Nolasco $80 million on the free-agent market. Need we say more about why trades will be a major topic of discussion at next week's general managers' meetings? By now, you know..." November 08

  • The Dodgers are listening to offers for their non-Puig outfielders

    Hardball Talk "Ken Rosenthal reports that the Dodgers are listening to offers for their outfielders. But before you start bombarding your team’s GM to trade your overpaid second baseUggla for Yasiel Puig, know that he only means Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford. Damn. But yeah, gotta make room for..." November 08

  • Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp has surgery on his left ankle

    Los Angeles Times "Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp underwent a left ankle operation Monday that will limit his off-season training program according to his agent Dave Stewart. Stewart said Kemp is expected to be ready for opening day. The procedure was performed in North Carolina by famed ankle specialist..." October 22

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    Los Angeles Dodgers @Dodgers

    Matt Kemp will undergo a left shoulder clean up on his A-C joint today. Matt Kemp is expected to be ready for spring training. #Dodgers

  • Matt Kemp is shut down for playoffs

    Los Angeles Times "When the Dodgers open the playoffs in Atlanta on Thursday center fielder Matt Kemp will be on crutches. If they reach the World Series he'll be limited to waving a towel in the dugout. Kemp's injury-plagued season came to an abrupt end Sunday when a MRI exam revealed a major weight-bearing bone..." September 30

  • Matt Kemp’s sprained left ankle is still an issue

    Hardball Talk "Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp has batted .314 with an .870 OPS in 39 plate appearances since returning from his severe left ankle sprain on September 16. But that ankle injury still lingers. Kemp was scratched from the Dodgers’ starting lineup on Saturday night against the Rockies with what..." September 29

  • Ryu sharp, Puig, Kemp homer in Dodgers' 2-1 win over Giants

    Los Angeles Times "Can you play out the string when you’re up against your historic rival? Looked that way Tuesday the Dodgers and San Francisco Giants hooking up in the final week of the season and not appearing all that inspired. The Dodgers still with home-field advantage to pursue for the postseason at..." September 25

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    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Crawford returns to lineup Kemp starts as does Gonzalez but Ramirez is out.

  • With Kemp and Ramirez back, Dodgers roll to 9-3 win over D-backs

    Los Angeles Times "There now feel better? Those Dodgers suddenly all adrift and looking lost got it together in a big way Tuesday night in a 9-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks to snap their four-game losing streak. Amazing what getting a couple of big bats back in the lineup can do for a team. Matt..." September 18

  • Kemp activated from DL, likely to see limited role at first

    True Blue L.A. "Matt Kemp rejoined the Dodgers on Monday at Chase Field and the outfielder was activated before the four-game series against the Diamondbacks. Kemp took early batting practice and ran the bases under the scrutiny of director of medical services Stan Conte before the game and proved healthy enough..." September 17

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    Los Angeles Dodgers @Dodgers

    #Dodgers today reinstated @TheRealMattKemp from the disabled list.

  • Matt Kemp will join Dodgers on Monday, could be activated off DL "Matt Kemp will meet the Dodgers at Chase Field in Arizona on Monday prior to their four-game series with the Diamondbacks manager Don Mattingly announced. He will take part in early workouts and if all goes well he'll be activated off the DL. "We'll see him tomorrow. He'll be at the ballpark..." September 15

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    Ken Gurnick @kengurnick

    Matt Kemp still isn't running but Don Mattingly said his hitting has improved while on rehab in Arizona.

  • Matt Kemp shut down 'indefinitely' after feeling tightness in hamstring "Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp has been shut down "indefinitely" after experiencing tightness in his right hamstring while on a minor league rehab assignment. He missed more than three weeks with a right hamstring problem earlier this season. Kemp 28 is currently on the DL with an ankle sprain...." September 06

  • Dodgers unlikely to activate Kemp this week

    Fox Sports West "Matt Kemp is unlikely to be activated from the disabled list this week as he is scheduled to continue his rehabilitation at the Dodgers’ spring-training complex in Arizona. Kemp will play in simulated games which will allow him to take 10 to 12 at-bats per day. “In a four-day period you can..." September 04

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    Dylan Hernandez @dylanohernandez

    Kemp unlikely to be activated for #Reds series this week.

  • Matt Kemp still isn’t comfortable, may not return on Monday

    Hardball Talk "Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp made his second rehab start with Rancho Cucamonga yesterday but still doesn’t feel comfortable yet reports Bill Shaikin. Kemp has been sidelined since July 22 with a sprained ankle. The hope was that Kemp would make a few rehab starts and be ready to return to the..." September 01