Kemp's defensive miscues are costly

Gold Glove outfielder has had two this week that have hurt the Dodgers

Updated: April 15, 2010, 2:00 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- As Matt Kemp held court with reporters after Tuesday's home-opening win over Arizona, the Rawlings Gold Glove Award with which he had been presented before the game was sitting right in front of him, on a shelf in his locker. As Kemp fielded a few more questions in the wee hours of Thursday morning, following the Dodgers' 9-7, 11-inning loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks that had begun Wednesday night, the Gold Glove wasn't there anymore.

It hadn't been there in the top of the ...

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