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Kemp homers as Dodgers sweep Nationals

Kemp homers as Dodgers sweep Nationals

ESPN.com Updated Jul 21, 2013
Matt Kemp returned to the lineup with a home run and a double in the same inning Sunday, and the Dodgers completed a sweep of the Nationals with a 9-2 win that moved them into a tie for first place -- at least temporarily -- in the NL West.
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  • Hollywood Nights: With incredibly hot hitting from Hanley Ramir…

    Hollywood Nights: With incredibly hot hitting from Hanley Ramirez, …

    CNNSI.com Jul 21, 2013
    With incredibly hot hitting from Hanley Ramirez, strong pitching from Clayton Kershaw, and the return of a Matt Kemp, the Dodgers finished their sweep of the reeling Nationals.
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  • Porter defends Bedard after no-hitter collapse

    Porter defends Bedard after no-hitter collapse

    CNNSI.com Jul 21, 2013
    HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston manager Bo Porter is defending Erik Bedard's decision to remove himself from Saturday night's game against Seattle with a no-hitter in the seventh inning because of a high pitch count and says he wouldn't have let the left-hander…
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  • Foul ball rips through net behind plate, hits woman at National…

    Foul ball rips through net behind plate, hits woman at Nationals game

    yahoo.com Jul 21, 2013
    Barely a month ago, The Stew posted about a man who spilled beer on himself and others at a Philadelphia Phillies game after he flinched when a ball was fouled back to the screen behind home plate.The post made fun of him. Perhaps he's owed an apology.A…
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  • Video - Kemp Homers In Return 00:31

    Kemp Homers In Return

    Jul 21
    Matt Kemp drove in three runs and Clayton Kershaw struck out nine batters over seven innings to lead the Dodgers past the Nationals 9-2.

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