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Matt Kemp
The most expensive reboot in baseball history — professional sports history — was a success. After buying the Dodgers for a record $2.15 billion in 2012, the Guggenheim Partners group green-lighted “spare-no-expense”...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Matt Kemp
Between the end of the World Series and Opening Day every winter, fans are inundated with lists. Rankings of the best shortstop, the best left-handed relievers, the best leadoff men, the best second basemen in runs saved, the best right-handed...
Charlie Miller
7 months ago
Matt Kemp
Carolina Wozniacki
Two-time major championship winning golfer Rory McIlroy has gotten grief about his tennis starlet girlfriend from just about everyone, including Gary Player and Johnny Miller. Whether or not the 24-year-old golf phenom from...
Nathan Rush
11 months ago
Matt Kemp
Although the weather has definitely had an impact on the MLB schedule, most teams have played around 50 games by now, meaning we are roughly a third of the way through the 2013 regular season. As we prepare to enter the dog days of summer what...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Matt Kemp
It has been a billion-dollar makeover. The Dodgers have emerged from bankruptcy and the dark days of the McCourt ownership transformed into one of baseball’s heavyweights. Armed with deep-pocketed owners (and anticipating a multi-billion dollar...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Matt Kemp
2013 Spring Training camps are open and many players will compete against teammates for jobs before taking on other baseball teams in April. Here are some position battles to keep an eye on this spring.  National League East Atlanta...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Matt Kemp
In the 17 seasons that have concluded with a postseason since baseball expanded to the three-division format in 1994, 66 of the 102 teams that were in first place at the All-Star break went on to win their division (64.7%). Of the 136 teams in...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Matt Kemp
0 Runs scored by the St. Louis Cardinals while Adam Wainwright was in the game during his first four starts this season, spanning 20 innings. 2.05 ERA of the first-place Texas Rangers’ bullpen in April. 5.26 ERA of the last-place Los...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Matt Kemp
Each week Athlon Sports looks back at the previous week's best baseball players in the American and National leagues, and recaps the most outstanding pitching performances. Here are last week's—April 9-15—standouts. National League Player of...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Matt Kemp
NL West 1. San Francisco 2. Arizona (wild card) 3. Los Angeles 4. Colorado 5. San Diego The NL West is the home of some of the game’s brightest stars in Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers, Buster Posey and Tim Lincecum of San...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Matt Kemp
Los Angeles Dodgers For Dodgers fans, the long nightmare is over. Last year was one of the darkest in the storied franchise’s long history. A Giants fan was brutally beaten in the parking lot outside Dodger Stadium. The team’s owners, Frank and...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Matt Kemp
From the pages of Athlon Sports Monthly, here are five major storylines for the 2012 baseball season , as well as our predictions. Pujols and the Angels After their agonizing choke on the brink of the 1986 World Series, it took 16 years for...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Matt Kemp
With the World Series in the rear-view mirror and the hot stove just beginning to heat up, it's time to hand out some awards to this year's best performers on the diamond. The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) has already named its...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago