Matt Kemp is headed to Los Angeles in a blockbuster deal announced Saturday.
Braves outfielder Matt Kemp is headed back to the Dodgers in a blockbuster deal involving five players that was announced Saturday.
Atlanta acquired pitchers Brandon McCarthy and Scott Kazmir, infielder Charlie Culberson, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and cash considerations in exhcange.
The #Braves & Dodgers completed a five-player trade today in which the Braves have acquired pitchers Brandon McCarthy & Scott Kazmir, INF Charlie Culberson, 1B Adrian Gonzalez & cash considerations in exchange for OF Matt Kemp. Details: pic.twitter.com/41uyrIFQ5X— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) December 16, 2017
Gonzalez has been designated for assignment allowing him to be a free agent.
Kemp began his career with the Dodgers, playing with them from 2006-2014. The Dodgers selected him in the 2003 MLB draft. He played 2015 and 2016 in San Diego. He's won two Golden Gloves and two Silver Sluggers over his career.