Link – How Matt Kemp’s Resurgence Has Helped the Los Angeles Dodgers

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To say that no one saw this coming, would be the understatement of the year. I believe most Dodger fans on Twitter were angry that he was still on the team come Opening Day.

How silly that seems now…

“Instead, all Kemp has done since the start of the season is hit…and hit…and hit some more. He has been playing like an All-Star leading the National League in batting average at .353 and is second in the entire MLB  in that department. Only Mookie Betts (.359) of the Boston Red Sox has a higher batting average.

He is also sixth in the league in slugging percentage (.599) and eighth in OBP (.983). Recently, Kemp was named the NL Player of the Week for the week of May 28 – June 3. The veteran batted .429 that week with three home runs, eight RBI, and had a 1.411 OPS.”

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