Matt Kemp sits in favor of Jay Gibbons

Updated: August 11, 2010, 8:08 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp was out of the starting lineup for the second game in a row Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies.

But unlike a three-game stretch in late June when Kemp was benched for three days for disciplinary reasons after he reportedly got into a brief dugout confrontation with bench coach Bob Schaefer, manager Joe Torre said his decision in this case was based solely on performance.

Not so much Kemp's performance as that ...

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