Dodgers Team News

Miami Marlins have Signed Former Dodger Matt Kemp to Deal

According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, former Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Miami Marlins to help fill their holes in the outfield.

Kemp’s deal is a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

If you follow Matt Kemp on his Instagram, he’s been working out and enjoying life to the best that he can:

Moreover, if you follow Kemp on IG, you also know that he’s been working on reinventing himself as an option at first base.

Kemp was spotted looking for a job at the winter meetings in San Diego, so his efforts must have impressed the Marlins enough to extend him this deal.

Dodgers Walker Buehler Jersey Giveaway

At 35 years old, Kemp still has a ways to go to build his value to a major league team. Last season with Cincinnati, injuries and general ineffectiveness limited the Oklahoma native to a .200/.210/.283 slash line for the Reds after being traded there along with Yasiel Puig by Los Angeles. He was released in early May before signing with the Mets for a short period.

Now he reunites with his former manager in Don Mattingly with a chance to shine in south beach.

Dodgers Don’t Want To Involve Gavin Lux In Any Trade

Staff Writer

Staff Writer features content written by our site editors along with our staff of contributing writers. Thank you for your readership.


  1. How desperate are teams for talent? Desperate enough to bring in a horrible defensive OF’er, an admitted clubhouse problem, who has been dumped by 5 times – Dodgers twice, Padres, Braves, and Reds.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button