Dodgers Acquire Kemp in 5-Player Trade

The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired outfielder Matt Kemp from a Atlanta Braves in sell for initial baseman Adrián González, pitchers Scott Kazmir and Brandon McCarthy, infielder Charlie Culberson and money considerations.

Kemp, 33, played for Los Angeles from 2006-14, attack 182 home runs, that is fourth in L.A. Dodger history. Last season, he strike .276 with 19 homers, 64 RBI and 23 doubles in 115 games for a Braves. In his 1,541 career games, a Oklahoma local has collected 259 home runs, 920 RBI, 1,634 hits and 183 stolen bases while slicing .285/.338/.488.

González, 35, was acquired by a Dodgers from a Red Sox in Aug 2012 and has been a pivotal spoke in 5 uninterrupted National League West Division titles, creation a NL All-Star group in 2015, heading a joining in RBI in 2014 and winning a Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Award following a 2014 season. Last year, González collected career-hit No. 2,000 and he belted career-home run No. 300 in 2016 with a Dodgers. In 14 large joining seasons, a five-time All-Star has strike .288 with 2,010 hits, 311 homers and 1,176 RBI while personification in 1,875 games.

Kazmir, 33, was sealed to a three-year agreement with Los Angeles before to a 2016 deteriorate and went 10-6 with a 4.56 ERA in 26 starts during his initial deteriorate with a Dodgers. He did not representation final year due to a hip injury. In 298 career games (287 starts), Kazmir has left 108-96 with a 4.01 ERA while pitching for a Rays, Angels, Indians, A’s, Astros and Dodgers.

McCarthy, 34, sealed a four-year understanding with a Dodgers in Dec 2014 and in his 3 seasons with Los Angeles, went 11-7 with a 4.51 ERA in 29 starts. The right-hander missed many of 2015 and 2016 after undergoing Tommy John medicine in Apr 2015. In his 13-year career, a California local is 63-72 with a 4.15 ERA in 240 games (182 starts).

Culberson, 28, seemed in 49 unchanging deteriorate games over a final dual seasons with a Dodgers and done Postseason rosters following any campaign. He strike .500 (8-for-16) in 10 Postseason games this year, including a homer in Game 2 of a World Series. His walk-off homer opposite a Rockies in a final unchanging deteriorate home diversion of 2016, clinched a NL West for Los Angeles.

The Dodgers 40-man register now stands during 37 players.

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