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Matt Kemp holds key to L.A.

Updated: March 29, 2013, 2:57 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Matt Kemp is checking items rapidly off his career bucket list.

He has had an MVP-caliber season, even if the voters disagreed in 2011. He has gotten rich beyond anything he could have imagined as a kid back in small-town Oklahoma. He signed an eight-year, $160 million contract the same month Ryan Braun beat him out for the MVP by a handful of votes.

He has lived the celebrity lifestyle. He couldn't stay off TMZ's radar a few years ago.

He has played in four postseason ...

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