• Kemp to have MRI on strained right hamstring

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated May 30, 2013
    Yahoo! Sports' Tim Brown told us afterward that Kemp was taken out of the game because of a strained right hamstring. But Kemp said he's learned from that. The Dodgers are hopeful the strain is mild, but Kemp missed 51 games spanning two DL stints with a strained left hamstring in 2012. "I don't want to be in the same situation where I come back, hurt it again and sit out another month," said Kemp, who is in the second season of an eight-year, $160 million deal. Kemp injured himself chasing a Mike Trout double into the right-center-field gap in the seventh inning of the Dodgers' 4-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. "I guess I shouldn't say it, but any time you hear the dreaded 'hamstring' word, usually it lasts a little bit," Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said. "But they said it was mild. Related coverage on Yahoo! Sports:• Curtis Granderson donates millions for baseball stadium at alma mater• The best and worst of interleague rivalry gear• Pirates win another 1-0 game; Mets sweep Yankees

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