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Matt Kemp with the Dodgers on April 20, 2013
| Born: September 23, 1984|
Midwest City, Oklahoma
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|May 28, 2006 for the Los Angeles Dodgers||Career statistics |
(through April 7, 2017)
|Runs batted in||860|
|Career highlights and awards|
Matthew Ryan "Matt" Kemp (born September 23, 1984) is an American professional baseball player. He plays for the Atlanta Braves. He plays the position of outfielder. He has previously played for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres. His career began in 2006.
Kemp was drafted by the Dodgers in the sixth round of the 2003 draft. He went to the major leagues after four years in the minor leagues.
He did not become a full-time player until 2008. He became the everyday starting center fielder. He has been named to two All-Star teams. He has won two Gold Glove Awards. He has won two Silver Slugger Awards.