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  1. How they drew it up: Upton, Kemp deliver in clutchRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | San Diego Padres

    When general manager A.J. Preller pulled off a stunning December deal that landed Matt Kemp from the Dodgers, he did so picturing the offensive pop Kemp and Justin Upton -- another key acquisition -- could offer the middle of the lineup. It showed up Wednesday, as the Padres secured their first series win since May 8-10 when they held on for They got there with key contributions from a number of players, like Kemp and Upton who had back-to-back RBI singles in the seventh inning to put the Padres on top for good.

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  2. Andrew Cashner has had terrible luckRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ESPN

    ... That pitching trio was supposed to be the centerpiece of the club, along with the new slugging outfield trio of Matt Kemp , Justin Upton and Wil Myers ; instead, the rotation ranks 23rd in the majors in FanGraphs WAR and the outfield ranks 16th in ...

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  3. Washington Nationals Riding Success of their 'Big Three'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Teddy Never Wins

    ... organization is enjoying. The closest comparison would either be the San Diego Padres' tandem of James Shields , Matt Kemp , and Craig Kimbrel , or the Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw , Adrian Gonzalez , and Kenley Jansen . However, neither ...

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  4. MLB Nightly 9: Josh Donaldson's second home run caps day of four walk-offsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sporting News

    ... 5-4 win in the 10th. Out on the West Coast, aces David Price and Clayton Kershaw threw seven shutout innings, and Matt Kemp broke a scoreless tie in the 10th inning with a bases-clearing double against the Angels. 2B - Robinson Cano, Mariners: Cano ...

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  5. Kemp's double may break him out of funkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Diego Padres

    Matt Kemp has had one of those months so far for the Padres that he's better off forgetting. But sometimes -- as Crosby, Stills and Nash once sang -- the darkest hour is always, always just before the dawn.

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  6. Final: Angels fall, 4-0 to Padres in 10 inningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Press-Enterprise

    Matt Kemp has been, so far, the worst player in the major leagues in May. And then he started the Padres' series against the Angels with an awful, unlucky Monday night, and watched a clear ball be called a third strike with the bases loaded Tuesday. So for the ex-Dodger to lace a liner off Angels reliever Joe Smith - breaking open a tied game in the 10th inning - must have felt mighty fine.

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  7. Angels' Joe Smith gives up four runs in 10th inning in loss to PadresRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    ... innings Tuesday, the Padres tagged Smith for four runs in the 10th inning and tagged the Angels with a 4-0 loss. Matt Kemp, who entered the game with a .195 slugging percentage this month, broke the tie with a bases-loaded double. The Angels, shut ...

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  8. Venable making most of increased playing timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Diego Padres

    ... field on Tuesday in the second game of a three-game series at Angel Stadium. For the first time this season, Matt Kemp didn't start a game hitting third for the Padres. The slumping Kemp was moved to the No. 4 spot in the lineup, behind Justin Upton ...

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  9. Lineups: Jedd Gyorko at DHRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... the Dodgers. He's hitting .277 (13-for-47) with four doubles, two home runs and six RBIs this month. Meanwhile, Matt Kemp and Justin Upton will switch places in the lineup for the first time this season. Kemp, who's hitting .251 with only one home ...

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  10. Lesson learned in aborted Juan Uribe deal can break your heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Los Angeles Times

    ... a warning label: Become personally attached to players at your own risk. We learned this in the off-season when Matt Kemp was sent to the San Diego Padres, and now it's been reinforced with the aborted attempt to send Juan Uribe across the hall at ...

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  11. Banned substances, Matt Kempa s slump, why the Royals score and what we learned this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    ... skies. But if hitters don't mind it - and are even in favor of it - doesn't a change of the rule make sense? Matt Kemp's slump is killing the Padres. Given the configuration of the Los Angeles Dodgers' outfield entering the offseason - rookie Joc ...

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  12. Dodgers have regained their power this seasonRead the original story

    Monday | Los Angeles Times

    ... especially considering the Dodgers' three leading home-run hitters from last season have either been traded (Matt Kemp and Hanley Ramirez) or are hurt (Yasiel Puig). Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly has, at times, hypothesized that the especially dry ...

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  13. Lineups: Matt Kemp at DHRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    San Diego Padres right fielder Matt Kemp cannot handle a ball hit for a single by Los Angeles Dodgers' Scott Van Slyke during the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Los Angeles. The Associated Press San Diego Padres right fielder Matt Kemp cannot handle a ball hit for a single by Los Angeles Dodgers' Scott Van Slyke during the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Los Angeles.

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  14. ASG debate: Ethier or Kemp?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Major League Baseball

    In fact, your comments could spark a new debate for us to tackle. So let us know what you think! *** LOS ANGELES -- Andre Ethier beat Matt Kemp to the big time by 26 days in May 2006, and they played side by side in the Dodgers outfield for nine seasons.

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  15. Padres 11, Dodgers 3: Justin Upton has a big dayRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Gaslamp Ball

    ... the very beginning of the game. Yangervis Solarte led off with a double to left field, and then Will Venable and Matt Kemp drew back-to-back walks. That Upton to the plate with the bases loaded and nobody out. Upton got ahead in the count 2-0, then ...

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  16. Keeping J-Upton must be top priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... the Padres' ownership group deserves gobs of credit for the dough it has been willing to spend on the roster.From Matt Kemp to James Shields to Craig Kimbrel (by way of Melvin Upton's contract), it is clear that the brass sees winning as Priority ...

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  17. NewsUpton powers Padres in rout of DodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    San Diego Padres' Justin Upton, left, is congratulated by teammate Matt Kemp after scoring on a single by Derek Norris during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Los Angeles. San Diego Padres' Justin Upton, left, is congratulated by teammate Matt Kemp after scoring on a single by Derek Norris during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Los Angeles.

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  18. LIVE updates: Sunday's action around MLBRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | CBS Sports

    ... Justin Upton : .278/.339/.538 (147 OPS+), 11 HR, 29 RBI OF Wil Myers : .291/.340/.493 (135 OPS+), 5 HR, 19 RBI OF Matt Kemp : .250/.284/.343 (79 OPS+), 1 HR, 22 RBI SP James Shields : 5-0, 3.74 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 55 1/3 IP RP Craig Kimbrel : 11 SV, ...

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  19. San Diego Padres: Matt Kemp's strugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Isportsweb.com

    Matt Kemp arrived with the San Diego Padres in the first wave of major acquisitions from general manager A.J. Preller last December. The Friars saw a chance to relieve the Dodgers of Kemp, who had apparently worn out this welcome in Los Angeles.

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  20. Padres held to 1 hit in 2-0 loss to Dodgers' BolsingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) San Diego Padres right fielder Matt Kemp cannot handle a ball hit for a single by Los Angeles Dodgers' Scott Van Slyke during the second inning of a baseball game, ...

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