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Matt Kemp
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Team: San DiegoHt / Wt: 6-4 / 210 NFBC ADP: 44.43
Position: RFBorn: 9/23/1984 Birthplace: Midwest City, Oklahoma
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 6th Round by Dodgers (2003)

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Aug. 24 9:38 AM PT10:38 AM MT11:38 AM CT12:38 PM ET12:38 ET16:38 GMT0:38 9:38 AM MST11:38 AM EST12:08 PM VEN20:38 UAE11:38 AM CT-Kemp extended his hit streak to 15 games with a two-run single in the ninth inning in Sunday's 10-3 loss to St. Louis.
Analysis: Kemp is batting .361 with four homers and 17 RBIs during his NL-best run and longest by a Padres hitter this season.
Aug. 23 12:25 PM PT1:25 PM MT2:25 PM CT3:25 PM ET15:25 ET19:25 GMT3:25 12:25 PM MST2:25 PM EST2:55 PM VEN23:25 UAE2:25 PM CT-Kemp extended his hit streak to 14 games Saturday with a two-run single in an 8-0 victory over St. Louis.
Analysis: Kemp is hitting .375 with four homers and 15 RBIs during his NL-best streak. Edwin Encarnacion has an 18-game streak for Toronto.
Aug. 22 3:17 PM PT4:17 PM MT5:17 PM CT6:17 PM ET18:17 ET22:17 GMT6:17 3:17 PM MST5:17 PM EST5:47 PM VEN2:17 UAE (+1)5:17 PM CT-Kemp went 2 for 5 with a two-run homer Friday to extend his hitting streak to 13 games.
Analysis: Kemp is batting .385 (20 for 52) with four homers, 13 RBIs and nine runs scored over the tear.
Aug. 20 3:39 PM PT4:39 PM MT5:39 PM CT6:39 PM ET18:39 ET22:39 GMT6:39 3:39 PM MST5:39 PM EST6:09 PM VEN2:39 UAE (+1)5:39 PM CT-Kemp extended his hit streak to 12 games in a 3-2 win over Atlanta on Wednesday.
Analysis: Kemp, batting .267, is 18 for 47 (.383) with 11 RBIs during his streak.
Aug. 19 10:51 AM PT11:51 AM MT12:51 PM CT1:51 PM ET13:51 ET17:51 GMT1:51 10:51 AM MST12:51 PM EST1:21 PM VEN21:51 UAE12:51 PM CT-Kemp extended his season-high hit streak to 11 games Tuesday by going 2 for 4 in a 9-0 win against Atlanta.
Analysis: Kemp, batting .267, is 17 for 43 (.395) with 11 RBIs during his streak.
Aug. 18 9:09 AM PT10:09 AM MT11:09 AM CT12:09 PM ET12:09 ET16:09 GMT0:09 9:09 AM MST11:09 AM EST11:39 AM VEN20:09 UAE11:09 AM CT-Kemp continued his hot hitting Monday, going 2 for 3 with a home run in a win over Atlanta.
Analysis: Kemp now has three homers and nine RBIs over his last five games and is on a 10-game hitting streak, during which he's batted .385.
Aug. 15 10:31 PM PT11:31 PM MT12:31 AM CT1:31 AM ET1:31 ET5:31 GMT13:31 10:31 PM MST12:31 AM EST1:01 AM VEN9:31 UAE12:31 AM CT-Kemp has became the first San Diego Padres player to hit for the cycle, finishing off the feat Friday night with a triple in the ninth inning at Colorado. Kemp had a two-run homer in the first, a single in the third and a double in the seventh. His triple in the ninth went off the fence in center and he easily scampered into third for the first cycle of his career.
Analysis: The Padres retrieved the historic baseball. San Diego joined the majors for the 1969 season. According to the Padres, there have been 361 times when a San Diego player has finished one hit shy of the cycle. In addition, 258 times a player was a triple short.
July 18 5:53 PM PT6:53 PM MT7:53 PM CT8:53 PM ET20:53 ET0:53 GMT8:53 5:53 PM MST7:53 PM EST8:23 PM VEN4:53 UAE (+1)7:53 PM CT-Kemp has been red hot for the Padres. He had his ninth home run and a double in Friday's 4-2 win over the Rockies on Friday.
Analysis: Kemp has gone 11 for 24 with three home runs over his last six games.
June 25 2:01 PM PT3:01 PM MT4:01 PM CT5:01 PM ET17:01 ET21:01 GMT5:01 2:01 PM MST4:01 PM EST4:31 PM VEN1:01 UAE (+1)4:01 PM CT-Kemp went 0 for 4 with one strikeout Wednesday.
Analysis: The fantasy flop batted leadoff for the first time since 2010.
June 21 1:00 PM PT2:00 PM MT3:00 PM CT4:00 PM ET16:00 ET20:00 GMT4:00 1:00 PM MST3:00 PM EST3:30 PM VEN0:00 UAE (+1)3:00 PM CT-Kemp was 2 for 5 with two runs on Saturday.
Analysis: Kemp owns an anemic .356 slugging percentage for the Padres.
June 19 2:04 PM PT3:04 PM MT4:04 PM CT5:04 PM ET17:04 ET21:04 GMT5:04 2:04 PM MST4:04 PM EST4:34 PM VEN1:04 UAE (+1)4:04 PM CT-Kemp was 2 for 4 with a jack on Thursday.
Analysis: Kemp's OPS is at .648. The Dodgers look like they knew what they were doing when they sent him south since he has gone south.
June 7 8:53 AM PT9:53 AM MT10:53 AM CT11:53 AM ET11:53 ET15:53 GMT23:53 8:53 AM MST10:53 AM EST11:23 AM VEN19:53 UAE10:53 AM CT-Kemp singled with the bases loaded in the eighth on Saturday, completing San Diego's biggest comeback of the season for a 9-7 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The Padres trailed 6-1 after four innings.
Analysis: Kemp also had a solo homer and a two-run double while driving in a season-high five runs. He totaled five RBIs in his previous 22 games and had none in his prior eight.
May 27 8:08 AM PT9:08 AM MT10:08 AM CT11:08 AM ET11:08 ET15:08 GMT23:08 8:08 AM MST10:08 AM EST10:38 AM VEN19:08 UAE10:08 AM CT-Kemp erased a month of frustration and ended nine innings of scoreless ball with one cathartic swing of his bat Tuesday.
Analysis: Kemp hit a three-run double down the left-field line with two outs in the 10th as he equaled his RBI total from his previous 15 games with his big hit for the Padres.
Apr. 21 3:54 PM PT4:54 PM MT5:54 PM CT6:54 PM ET18:54 ET22:54 GMT6:54 3:54 PM MST5:54 PM EST6:24 PM VEN2:54 UAE (+1)5:54 PM CT-Kemp continued his recent tear Monday with three more hits and four RBIs in a 14-3 win at Colorado.
Analysis: Kemp has hit .444 with six extra-base hits and 10 RBIs over his last nine games.
Apr. 12 5:41 PM PT6:41 PM MT7:41 PM CT8:41 PM ET20:41 ET0:41 GMT8:41 5:41 PM MST7:41 PM EST8:11 PM VEN4:41 UAE (+1)7:41 PM CT-Kemp was 4 for 5 with two doubles in Saturday's win versus San Francisco.
Analysis: Kemp is 9 for 26 through six games with three runs scored.
Apr. 7 10:25 AM PT11:25 AM MT12:25 PM CT1:25 PM ET13:25 ET17:25 GMT1:25 10:25 AM MST12:25 PM EST12:55 PM VEN21:25 UAE12:25 PM CT-Kemp went 2 for 4 and drove in all three San Diego runs against his former Dodgers team Monday.
Analysis: He received a mix of cheers and boos from the sellout crowd of 53,518 - the largest regular-season attendance in baseball since Aug. 30, 2012 - during pregame introductions before being greeted with a standing ovation in his first at-bat, which concluded with an RBI single off Clayton Kershaw for a 1-0 lead in the first.
Mar. 15 4:36 PM PT5:36 PM MT6:36 PM CT7:36 PM ET19:36 ET23:36 GMT7:36 4:36 PM MST6:36 PM EST7:06 PM VEN3:36 UAE (+1)5:36 PM CT-Kemp is tearing up Cactus League pitching.
Analysis: Kemp is batting .412 this spring, his first with the Padres.

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