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Matt Kemp: Los Angeles Dodgers OF Has a Legit Shot at the Triple Crown

Although not as revered as its horse racing counterpart, winning the Triple Crown in Major League Baseball is nonetheless just as remarkable. In fact, the current drought in MLB is 11 years longer than in horse racing, with Carl Yastrzemski being the last to complete the feat in 1967. While the 2012 season is still fresh off the presses, it is very clear that Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp is out to prove that his breakout 2011 season was no stroke of luck.
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Miguel Cabrera vs. Mike Trout: Will Triple Crown seal AL MVP race?

Sports : The Early Lead (2 years ago)

Miguel Cabrera joined an exclusive baseball fraternity last night when he snapped a 45-year drought major league drought by winning the American League Triple Crown. A.330 average. Career highs in home runs (44) and RBIs (139). Read... Read Post

Dodgers CF Matt Kemp back on the DL after re-injuring hamstring

Sports : The Early Lead (2 years ago)

At the end of April, Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp looked like a legitimate triple crown contender and the front-runner for National League MVP. One month later, the Dodgers are left wondering when their All-Star slug... Read Post

MATT KEMP: 'You All Created A Monster'

Sports : Business Insider: Sports Page (3 years ago)

Matt Kemp came within 13 batting average percentage points of achieving Major League Baseball’s first triple crown since 1967. Apparently, in the eyes of voters, that wasn’t enough to win the National League MVP. While the Los Angel... Read Post

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