• Dodgers' Kemp leaves after collision with wall

    Summary of 8 articles · Updated Aug 29, 2012
    Oh look, there's Matt Kemp running directly into a wall, and there's the Dodgers' third straight loss. Kemp ran into the wall while chasing a fly ball. According to the Dodgers, Kemp was officially diagnosed with a right knee contusion. Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp is out of the lineup a day after he collided with the center-field wall, but tests showed no structural damage to his left knee and jaw. "I just know that my knee ... Kemp was not in the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Colorado Rockies and he was listed as day to day with a bone bruise around the left knee and intense body soreness overall. In a separate move, the Dodgers placed left-handed reliever Scott Elbert on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation. Right-handed reliever Shawn Tolleson, who was optioned on Monday, was recalled from Single-A Rancho Cucamonga. All rights reserved.
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