Matt Kemp RUMORS & NEWS

  • Matt Kemp not concerned about Dodgers’ early-season struggles

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Dodgers scrapped their way to an extra-innings win over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday, and in doing so they were able to improve their record to 3-6 and avoid starting the season quite as badly as the 1976 edition of the team did. While fans may still be concerned heading..." April 09

  • Brewers GM thought rumored Kemp-for-Braun swap was early April Fool's joke

    Wisconsin State Journal "Before Saturday’s game, Milwaukee Brewers general manager David Stearns broke his own policy to shoot down the latest rumblings about a Ryan Braun-for-Matt Kemp swap between his team and the Dodgers. “You guys know my policy, I don’t like commenting on this type of stuff. But given that I don’t..." April 01

  • Dodgers, Brewers discussing Kemp-Braun trade

    Yardbarker "The first major trade of the Major League Baseball season could reportedly come quite early. According to Michael J. Duarte of NBC Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Dodgers are discussing a trade that would send Matt Kemp and prospects to the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for Ryan Braun. This is..." March 31

  • Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp wants a second chance and is making his case to stay

    Los Angeles Times "Camp breaks in a little more than a week and Matt Kemp is still here, which at one time felt about as likely as the Dodgers reappearing on television or Stan Kasten developing a sense of humility. Kemp's improbable return to Dodger Stadium in a Dodgers uniform has become entirely conceivable,..." March 15

  • A Matt Kemp trade makes no sense for White Sox, but what about other available DH options?

    NBC Sports Chicago "The White Sox aren't going to trade for Matt Kemp. There's no inside info to support that declaration, but come on. Why in the world would a rebuilding team give up anything to bring aboard a 33-year-old who is owed an outrageous $43 million over the next two seasons? FanRag's Jon Heyman..." March 01

  • Matt Kemp has lost over 40 pounds

    Hardball Talk "Harold Reynolds said on MLB Network on this morning that Matt Kemp lost 41 pounds during the offseason. Reynolds added that Kemp was pushing to lose 50 pounds. Kemp showed up at Dodgers camp today and people are saying he’s noticeably thinner. In other news, Matt Kemp had 40-50 pounds to lose...." February 13

  • Matt Kemp’s agent not sure what will happen with Dodgers, either

    L.A. Daily News "It is the winter of baseball’s discontent, most of it involving money. Spring training is two weeks away, all of the top end free agents are still without contracts, and many members of free agency’s middle class remain unsigned, too. And then there’s the guy who is under contract for two more..." February 01

  • The Dodgers are still trying to trade Matt Kemp

    Hardball Talk "Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports speculates that the Dodgers are still hoping to offload Matt Kemp this winter. While no trade partners have been identified yet, Heyman adds that the team has reportedly narrowed it down to three or four “potential landing spots,” presumably teams that are also looking..." January 27

  • Dodgers Receiving Minimal Trade Interest In Matt Kemp

    MLB Trade Rumors "When the Dodgers recently pulled off a big-contract swap with the Braves that improved the team’s luxury tax accounting, they ended up with former star outfielder Matt Kemp. It remains difficult to see Kemp ending up on the Dodgers’ Opening Day roster, but the team is also finding little interest..." December 19

  • Matt Kemp Traded to Dodgers for Adrian Gonzalez, Scott Kazmir, More

    Bleacher Report "The Atlanta Braves announced Saturday that they traded outfielder Matt Kemp to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a package consisting of first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, left-handed pitcher Scott Kazmir, right-hander Brandon McCarthy, infielder Charlie Culberson and cash considerations. Kemp is..." December 16