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Dodgers' Kemp is learning quickly

The young star seems to be snapping out of his slump at just the right time

Updated: May 15, 2010, 12:57 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

SAN DIEGO -- Of all the things the Dodgers' Matt Kemp has learned in recent years about playing baseball in the major leagues -- how to lay off the breaking ball down and away, how to be a better baserunner, how to play center field at such a high level as to capture a Gold Glove -- there is perhaps no more valuable lesson than the one Kemp has spent the past three weeks being force-fed.

Now Kemp knows how to weather the storm.

The strapping center fielder officially slammed ...

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