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The Dodgers trailed twice in their first meeting with the Braves since eliminating them in a National League division series last season.
In a month that has seen the state in a drought, and the team in a power drought, Matt Kemp led a powerful Dodgers attack on Tuesday in a 8-4 win over the Braves in the opener of a three-game series.
Matt Kemp hit a pair of two-run homers, including one that capped a three-run seventh inning, as the Los Angeles Dodgers earned an 8-4 win over the Atlanta Braves.
The fact is the Yankee's offense has been terrible all year long and if they want to make a playoff push then a bat is badly needed.
That's the focal point of just about every conversation surrounding the team these days.
The non-waiver trading deadline in baseball is three days away. Last year it was a dud, with Bud Norris moving from the Astros to the Orioles as the most memorable move.
The 2014 MLB trade deadline is scheduled for Thursday, July 31, and as it is every season, the rumors have started to come fast and furious from all corners of the sport.
Although the World Series is decided in October, the end of July is often one of the most important parts of the MLB season.
With the MLB trade deadline looming, it's going to be a busy week for general managers like Ned Colletti of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Ruben Amaro Jr. of the Philadelphia Phillies.
Darwin Barney, a former Gold Glove Award winner, was acquired from the Chicago Cubs to back up at second base, third base and shortstop.
Jul 22, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Matt Kemp singles against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the third inning at PNC Park.
The trade deadline looms just three days down the week, and some big names may or may not be shipping off to new locations.
Fresh off a three-game sweep of the rival San Francisco Giants, the now first-place Los Angeles Dodgers could be looking to move Matt Kemp for an ace on the mound.
The 2014 Major League Baseball trade deadline is on Thursday, July 31, and the rumors surrounding top names like Troy and Carlos Gonzalez, the Boston Red Sox interested in Kemp and the Philadelphia Phillies willing to move closer Jonathan Papelbon, the trade deadline could feature several blockbuster deals.
The San Francisco Giants moved fourth outfielder Gregor Blanco back into the leadoff spot because they continue to wait for Angel Pagan to return.
Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:52 am
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