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Matt Kemp

Braves' Kemp Continues Hot Streak with 1,500th Hit of Career

Atlanta Braves outfielder Matt Kemp recorded the 1,500th hit of his career in Friday's 7-2 loss to the Washington Nationals, doing the honors with his first of two hits for the night, a lead-off double in the bottom of the second inning, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Kemp quickly came around to score the Braves' first run of the game when the next batter, catcher Tyler Flowers, hit an RBI single to center field to cut Washington's early lead to 5-1

San Diego Padres Co-Owner Ron Fowler Comments on Matt Kemp Trade

Just before the trade deadline, the San Diego Padres dealt the big contract of 31-year-old veteran outfielder Matt Kemp to the Atlanta Braves, ending his short stint with the club. 

Matt Kemp Compares Braves' Baseball Culture with That of Dodgers, Padres

Atlanta Braves outfielder Matt Kemp, who was acquired from the San Diego Padres on Saturday in exchange for Hector Olivera, complimented his new city while simultaneously taking a shot at Los Angeles and San Diego on Tuesday.

Matt Kemp to Braves: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

The San Diego Padres traded outfielder Matt Kemp to the Atlanta Braves on Saturday in exchange for Hector Olivera, the Braves announced on Saturday. 

Matt Kemp Reportedly Traded to Braves

The San Diego Padres have reportedly traded outfielder Matt Kemp to the Atlanta Braves, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Left fielder Hector Olivera will be sent to the Padres pending physicals, per O'Brien. 

Matt Kemp Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding Padres Star

With the San Diego Padres already facing another lost season, Matt Kemp's future with the franchise is once again becoming a topic of conversation.   

Continue for updates. 

Matt Kemp Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Padres OF

Sources told Baseball Essential's Robert Murray on Friday that the San Diego Padres have tried to trade outfielder Matt Kemp

Kemp has been in San Diego for just one season after he was dealt from the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Padres before the 2015 campaign.   

Finding Trade Partners for MLB's Bloated Superstar Contracts on the Block

Finding logical trade destinations for notorious underachievers like Hanley Ramirez and Matt Kemp is no enviable task.

Once upon a time, Ramirez and Kemp were mashing together in the heart of the order for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Now, those guys headline the list of potential trade chips playing on bloated superstar contracts.

Bloated MLB Contracts Who Can Actually Be Trade Assets This Winter

Without a doubt, Major League Baseball teams hand their players the most ridiculous contracts—in money and length—in all of North American professional sports. 

It is a reason to scoff at cynics who claim baseball is a dying sport, but it is also ammunition for heated debates about just how bad some deals might be, in terms of dollars, duration or both. There are plenty to choose from thanks to owners and front offices willing to pay players greatly for past production while crossing their fingers for some of that production to happen in the future.

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: Best MLB DraftKings Picks, Advice for September 2

Wednesday's plethora of MLB games allows DraftKings participants to make the most out of low-value offensive options. Pitching aces such as Max Scherzer, Matt Harvey and Clayton Kershaw are a few of the upper-tier pitchers set to take the mound on Wednesday.

With a focus set on bargain positional players in order to make room for high-quality pitching options, here are the best DraftKings fantasy baseball picks for Wednesday.

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