Matt Kemp

Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp celebrates his home run against the St. Louis Cardinals during the eighth inning in Game 2 of baseball's NL Division Series in Los Angeles, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Kemp’s HR lifts Dodgers over Cards, NLDS tied at 1

Matt Kemp skipped down the first base line, watching his drive fly while calling out to the ball, trying to coax it to stay fair. Once it sailed inside the foul pole and landed in […]

10/05/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu works against the San Diego Padres in the first inning of the opening game of Major League baseball in the United States, Sunday, March 30, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Jeff Passan Talks Dodgers and Angels Baseball

Yahoo! Sports MLB lead columnist Jeff Passan joined “The Drive with George Wrighster and Brett Winterble” on Monday ands talked about the state of baseball in the City of Angels…or Dodgers. When asked if the Dodgers […]

09/22/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp, top, hits a solo home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers beat D-backs 2-1 on Kemp’s 18th homer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dan Haren pitched well on two extra days of rest, Matt Kemp homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 Friday night. Haren allowed one run and four […]

09/05/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu works against the San Diego Padres in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Ryu returns from DL, pitches Dodgers to 7-1 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu’s stint on the disabled list was nothing more than a speed bump. Ryu came off the DL to pitch four-hit ball over seven innings, and Matt Kemp singled in […]

08/31/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, center, Andre Ethier, right, and Carl Crawford do their bump celebration after the Dodgers' 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres in a baseball game Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Puig out, Kemp in for Dodgers home opener

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yasiel Puig was scratched from the starting lineup after arriving late for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ home opener on Friday. The rest of the team was already on the field stretching […]

04/04/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers' Carl Crawford, right, steals second base next to San Francisco Giants shortstop Ehire Adrianza during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Ryu, 2 relievers help Dodgers stifle Giants 2-1

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu and two relievers combined on a five-hitter that sent the Los AngelesDodgers past the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Tuesday night. Matt Kemp hit a tiebreaking home run leading off […]

09/24/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Juan Uribe, (5) greets Matt Kemp (27) after Uribe hit a two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 
2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Dodgers rout Arizona, on brink of NL West title

PHOENIX (AP) — Juan Uribe and Adrian Gonzalez homered, Zack Greinke pitched six strong innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers inched closer to clinching the NL West title with a 9-3 rout of the Arizona Diamondbacks on […]

09/17/2013

In this April 22, 2012 file photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun, front right, poses with his MVP trophy and Brewers Hall-of-Famer Robin Yount, left, before a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Milwaukee. Braun was suspended without pay for the rest of the season and the postseason Monday, July 22, 2013, the start of sanctions involving players reportedly tied to a Florida clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

Players deplore doping rather than defend users

  NEW YORK (AP) — Protective no more, baseball players are downright disgusted these days with doping. Now they are demanding even stiffer suspensions for those caught cheating. “It’s a new generation of athletes that […]

07/24/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' fielder Matt Kemp reacts after being hurt and called out against the Washington Nationals during the ninth inning of a baseball game on Sunday, July 21, 2013, in Washington. The Dodgers won 9-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Dodgers OF Kemp expected to miss at least 3 games

  TORONTO (AP) — Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is expected to miss the three-game series against the Blue Jays after spraining his left ankle. Out of the lineup for 11 games with a sore left […]

07/22/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp (27) celebrates his home run with teammate Mark Ellis (14) during the second inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, July 21, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Dodgers complete sweep with 9-2 win over Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Matt Kemp returned to the lineup with a home run and a double in the same inning Sunday, and the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the Washington Nationals with a […]

07/21/2013

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