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Monday, September 30, 2013

Los Angeles Dodgers shut down Matt Kemp - ESPN Los Angeles

Not a shocking revelation.

Just days before their first playoff appearance in four seasons, the Los Angeles Dodgers learned Sunday they’ll be without center fielder Matt Kemp throughout the postseason.

A Sunday morning MRI to Kemp’s injured left ankle showed significant swelling and weakening in the bone, according to Dodgers team doctor Neal ElAttrache, and the team decided that Kemp could do further damage by playing on the injury. He left the Dodgers clubhouse on crutches.

Jim Furtado Posted: September 30, 2013 at 08:41 AM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: dodgers, injuries, matt kemp

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   1. Walks Clog Up the Bases Posted: September 30, 2013 at 09:54 AM (#4554465)
Starting to remind me of Ken Griffey Jr.'s chronic injury woes.
   2. Adam Starblind Posted: September 30, 2013 at 10:09 AM (#4554475)
Weakening in the bone??? Does he have to go on Boniva, like Sally Field?? That sounds horrible.
   3. Stormy JE Posted: September 30, 2013 at 10:24 AM (#4554483)
Matt Who?
   4. Bug Selig Posted: September 30, 2013 at 11:18 AM (#4554551)
Never saw Carlos Quentin dance.
   5. Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama Posted: September 30, 2013 at 12:01 PM (#4554603)
Weakening in the bone???

Try Viagra.
   6. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: September 30, 2013 at 12:02 PM (#4554604)
Now he injures himself when he's not even playing.
   7. Steve Treder Posted: September 30, 2013 at 12:29 PM (#4554643)
He injures himself while injuring himself.
   8. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: September 30, 2013 at 01:05 PM (#4554678)
And with Ethier hobbled, get ready for Skip Schumaker, starting CF.

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