The peril in trading for Matt Kemp
His name may be a brand, but his play and contract are problematic
At last week's ESPYS, no award was handed out for "Rumor That Refuses to Die." If such an award had existed, though, the relentless talk of a possible Matt Kemp trade would have been a decent candidate.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have maintained a crowded outfield for some time, and there are always plenty of teams looking for a quick fix to their lineup. As such, Kemp's name has come up often over the past two years as a possible acquisition for production-hungry teams such as the Seattle Mariners.
But consider this a word of warning: No matter who's in the hunt, acquiring Kemp would be regrettable.
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