If you were holding out hope that the Matt Kemp trade was just a dream then you might not want to read on.
Matt Kemp has just sent along his goodbyes to Dodger fans everywhere, via his Instagram. Although the trade that sends him to San Diego has yet to be confirmed officially, I have to believe it's a certainty now.
It is with a lot of emotion that I say goodbye to the city and the fans who have been there since the beginning of my career. You have given me so much. Your faith and support for the last 9 years through good times and bad, homestands and home runs was showcased through the volume of your cheers and the love for your team. I'm thankful to the Dodgers organization for taking a chance on an Oklahoma kid. I believe we control our paths. The paths we take, control our destiny. I'm excited for the future. God BlessThank You, Matt. May 'Beast Mode' flourish down south. I will certainly be paying attention to the going-on's in San Diego now that you are there. Obviously, I'll be rooting for ya; except when you face the Dodgers.
Photo at the very top, via Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers 2013.
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