MIAMI (AP) — Former three-time All-Star outfielder Matt Kemp has been expelled by a New York Mets.
Kemp sealed a teenager joining agreement with a Mets on May 24 and played in 8 games for Triple-A Syracuse, attack .235 with one home run and 3 RBIs.
”We’re going to empty each bid we can to find a best players we can and we’ve got a integrate of maestro guys we have attempted out, some work, some don’t,” Mets manager Mickey Callaway said.
The 34-year-old Kemp done a NL All-Star group final deteriorate in his second army with a Los Angeles Dodgers, finishing with a .290 batting average, 21 home runs and 85 RBIs.
He was traded to Cincinnati in a offseason as partial of a understanding with Yasiel Puig and seemed in 20 games for a Reds this season, attack .200 with one home run and 5 RBIs before nutritious a damaged rib after colliding into a outfield wall during a diversion in San Diego on Apr 21.
”I like Matt,” pronounced Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly, who was Kemp’s manager for 4 seasons in Los Angeles. ”He was a good actor and we still consider there’s something in there, to be honest with you. we know he’s had some injuries and that always slows we down.”
”He got harm early in Cincy. He had a good initial half final year. we consider there’s still something in a tank. He’s not aged and it’s only a matter of removing personification and removing healthy,” he said.
Kemp is a career .285 hitter with 281 home runs and 1,010 RBIs in 14 seasons. He was a NL MVP runner-up in 2011 and a two-time Gold Glove winner.
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