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  • Matt Kemp's move from the Dodgers to Padres is "basically" complete

    Matt Kemp's move from the Dodgers to Padres is "basically" complete
    It’s official. Well, almost. The trade that will send Matt Kemp from the Dodgers to the San Diego Padres is “basically” complete, people familiar with the situation said Thursday night. The teams previously set a soft Thursday-night...
  • Report: Matt Kemp's arthritic hips holding up Dodgers' trade with Padres

    Report: Matt Kemp's arthritic hips holding up Dodgers' trade with Padres
    A week after the Dodgers and San Diego Padres agreed to a five-player trade involving Matt Kemp, the deal still hasn’t been made official. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, that’s because a physical examination this week revealed...
  • Could Brandon McCarthy turn into next Jason Schmidt for Dodgers?

    Could Brandon McCarthy turn into next Jason Schmidt for Dodgers?
    So much happened in such a flash for the Dodgers last week --- with the main focus justifiably centered on the trade of Matt KempĀ --- that much went by in a quick blur. Scrutiny was not exactly the order of the day. The official signing of right-...
  • Matt Kemp says goodbye to Dodgers fans

    Matt Kemp says goodbye to Dodgers fans
    In a message posted on his Instagram account Thursday, Matt Kemp said farewell to the fans of Los Angeles who cheered him over the last nine seasons. Kemp will play next season with the divisional rival San Diego Padres, who acquire Kemp, catcher Tim...
  • Dodgers believe they've upgraded, but will that make grade with fans?

    Dodgers believe they've upgraded, but will that make grade with fans?
    The Dodgers can no longer wait for Matt Kemp to rescue them with a home run. In the wake of a frenzied 24-hour period during which they traded the 2011 MVP runner-up to the San Diego Padres, the Dodgers returned from baseball's winter meetings with a...
  • After unwisely trading Matt Kemp, heat is on Dodgers' Andrew Friedman

    After unwisely trading Matt Kemp, heat is on Dodgers' Andrew Friedman
    Quick, somebody tear down that Matt Kemp billboard on the corner of Sunset and Elysian Park and throw up a new one featuring a stranger with a jackhammer. Live. Breathe. Friedman. The Dodgers are no longer a reflection of two playoff appearances in...
  • Rollins trade appears to be finalized as Dodgers reach agreement with Padres

    Rollins trade appears to be finalized as Dodgers reach agreement with Padres
    A five-player trade that was first reported a week earlier was completed late Thursday night as the San Diego Padres finalized a deal to acquire Matt Kemp from the Los Angeles Dodgers, multiple media outlets reported. That trade enables the Phillies...
  • Dodgers finally complete deal sending Matt Kemp to Padres

    Dodgers finally complete deal sending Matt Kemp to Padres
    The trade sending Matt Kemp from the Dodgers to the San Diego Padres was finalized Thursday, one week after the division rivals agreed in principle to the blockbuster deal. The final stages of the five-player exchange, which were expected to be a...
  • Padres acquire Braves' Justin Upton

    The San Diego Padres acquired outfielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, multiple media outlets reported Friday. Other details of the deal were not immediately available, but the Padres reportedly may ship three prospects in return for the 27-...
  • Justin Upton reportedly acquired by San Diego Padres

    Justin Upton reportedly acquired by San Diego Padres
    The San Diego Padres' outfield will have a new look in 2015. A day after finalizing a deal to acquire Matt Kemp from the Dodgers, the Padres traded for slugger Justin Upton of the Atlanta Braves, the Associated Press reported. The Braves would receive...
  • Clayton Kershaw remains the ace in Dodgers' hand

    Clayton Kershaw remains the ace in Dodgers' hand
    If the inability to complete a deal before the non-waiver trade deadline on Thursday drew attention to the Dodgers' perceived shortcomings, a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves that night offered a reminder of the team's greatest advantage. The Dodgers...