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Dodgers OF Matt Kemp Traded To Padres In 5-Player Deal

Outfielder Matt Kemp confirmed Thursday he will be leaving the Los Angeles Dodgers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2014

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates hitting a solo homerun to lead off and take a 3-2 lead in the eighth inning of Game Two of the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Dodger Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Dodgers’ Kemp Nominated For ‘Bounceback Player Of The Year’

For the first time in a long time, Matt Kemp has something to be refreshingly optimistic about.

11/02/2014

Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Four of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (credit: Jeff Roberson - Pool/Getty Images)

Dodgers Season Comes To Close As Cardinals Take NLDS, 3-1

Clayton Kershaw, pitching off short rest, saw his 7th inning demons return to the mound, as Matt Adams’ go-ahead 3-run homer capped the St. Louis Cardinals rally to defeat the tired Dodgers 3-2 on Tuesday to eliminate LA from the playoffs.

10/07/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 06: Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale Scott

Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.

10/07/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 04: A view of the scoreboard showing the San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nationals in the eighteenth inning during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Nationals One Loss Away From Another Playoff Disappoinment

The Nationals are facing NLDS elimination… again. The Dodges and Cardinals continue to slug it out.

10/06/2014

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a solo homerun to lead off in the eighth inning of Game Two of the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Dodger Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kemp’s Clutch Homer Lifts Dodgers Over Cardinals 3-2, Ties NLDS 1-1

Matt Kemp hit a go-ahead home run leading off the eighth inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night and evening their NL Division Series at a game apiece.

10/04/2014

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers points to the stands after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning during the MLB game against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium on September 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Dodgers Beat Rockies 10-5, Finish Regular Season With 5 Straight Wins

Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run homer to finish with a major league-leading 116 RBIs, Matt Kemp added a two-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 10-5 Sunday for their fifth straight victory heading into postseason play.

09/28/2014

Third base coach Lorenzo Bundy #49 of the Los Angeles Dodgers congratulates Clayton Kershaw #22 after hitting an RBI triple in the fifth inning, as third baseman Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants looks on at Dodger Stadium on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Dodgers Clinch NL West Behind Kershaw, 9-1 Defeat Of Giants

The Dodgers clinched the National League West on Wednesday night, behind an eight inning, one run effort by Clayton Kershaw to defeat the San Francisco Giants 9-1.

09/24/2014

Justin Turner #10 of the Los Angeles Dodgers tosses his bat as he watches his second solo home run of the game, in the eighth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium on September 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dodgers Ride 3 Homers, 2 From Turner, In Testy 4-2 Win Over Giants

Justin Turner homered twice and Matt Kemp had a two-run shot in a testy first inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the second-place San Francisco Giants 4-2 to stretch their NL West lead to 4 1/2 games Tuesday night.

09/23/2014

Washington Nationals v Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers’ Jansen Gets 40th Save In Win Over Diamondbacks

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.

09/05/2014

Asdrubal Cabrera #3 of the Washington Nationals celebrates his solo homerun with his dugout to tie the score 2-2 with the Los Angeles Dodgers during the third inning at Dodger Stadium on September 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Nationals Show Power In 6-4 Win Over Dodgers, Spoil Pederson’s Majors Debut

Denard Span hit two of Washington’s four homers, Gio Gonzalez got his first victory of the second half and the Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 Monday night in a matchup of division leaders.

09/01/2014

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Haren Leads Dodgers Past Hapless Mets, 6-2

Dan Haren overcame a lead-off homer by Curtis Granderson and a pair of failed sacrifice bunt attempts to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the error-prone New York Mets 6-2 on Friday night.

08/22/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers (86-63)

Kemp Figurines Will Be In Short Supply At Dodger Game

Just six weeks after having to apologize to fans expecting a Hello Kitty travel mug, the Dodgers have to respond to another giveaway snafu.

08/22/2014

Left fielder Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits into a game-ending double play in the ninth inning of the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (credit: Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Dodgers Blow Chances, Ryu Hurt In 3-2 Loss To Braves

Ervin Santana won his sixth straight start at Turner Field, Justin Upton drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and the Atlanta Braves snapped a two-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.

08/13/2014

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Haren, Dodgers Outlast Braves Again, 4-2

Dan Haren pitched six solid innings and sparked the go-ahead rally with a single, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to another win over the skidding Atlanta Braves, 4-2 on Tuesday night.

08/12/2014

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