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Matt Kemp's shot at 40/40 a long one

Dodgers slugger is having a season for the ages, but he may not reach exclusive club

Updated: August 14, 2011, 1:55 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Matt Kemp's season for the ages is beginning to grow thick with subplots.

Can he win the National League Most Valuable Player award despite playing for a lousy club? Can the bankrupt Los Angeles Dodgers come up with enough money to hold onto him this winter, when he won't be eligible for free agency but when the numbers he is putting up probably will drive his salary in his final winter of arbitration up near the eight-figure range? And if the Dodgers do manage to hold onto ...

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