All I want for Christmas is … Matt Kemp?
Three years after he was controversially dumped in the first big trade of the Andrew Friedman era, the polarizing slugger returned Saturday in a deal seemingly even more confusing when considering the cost.
To acquire him, the Dodgers traded four players to the Atlanta Braves ... including Adrian Gonzalez?
Let’s get this straight. The Dodgers hated Kemp, now they love him. The Dodgers loved Gonzalez, now they hate him. What’s next, Justin Turner for Yuli Gurriel?
Relax. This trade, which also including the shipping of Brandon McCarthy, Scott Kazmir and Charlie Culberson, isn’t nearly as dramatic as it seems.