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Dodgers, Matt Kemp finalize contract

Updated: November 18, 2011, 11:08 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp officially signed a record eight-year, $160 million contract on Friday. It is by far the largest deal in club history.

Embattled Dodgers owner Frank McCourt announced the deal at a news conference Friday morning.

"Another eight years in L.A. That sounds good. I love this city and the fans," said Kemp, dressed in a bowtie and three-piece suit, his voice sounding froggy from a cold.

"I definitely want to spend the rest ...

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