Padres outfielder Matt Kemp drove in four runs during Tuesday's game against the Rangers, but it was not enough as the Padres lost 8-6. Kemp used three hits over four at-bats to drive in the runs. He also scored a run. Prior to Tuesday's game, Kemp was hitting .333 with four home runs and 18 RBI in his last 14 games.
After missing two games with a sore shoulder, Padres right fielder Matt Kemp is back in the starting lineup Saturday against the Phillies. Kemp was held out Thursday and Friday with the injury, but he has been given the green light to return on Saturday. Kemp has been hitting the ball well lately, batting .308 with two home runs and 11 RBI over his last 10 games.
An aching shoulder has Padres right fielder Matt Kemp out of the lineup Friday for the second straight game. He is set to sit in Philadelphia. Kemp sought to be in the lineup, according to U-T San Diego, but the team is being cautious. He could pinch-hit.
The absence of Padres slugger Matt Kemp from the lineup Thursday against Washington was due to a sore shoulder sustained on an awkward landing while trying to catch a fly ball Wednesday. Kemp remained in that game, but is now considered day-to-day.
The Padres have given hot-hitting right fielder Matt Kemp the night off Thursday for the first time since July 4. Travis Jankowski will man the position instead. Kemp has four home runs and 18 RBI over his last 12 games.