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Matt Kemp continues his tear

All-Star center fielder leads Dodgers to a 6-4 win over D-backs with his bat and glove

Updated: July 16, 2011, 2:09 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PHOENIX -- Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly wasn't being critical when he said before Friday night's game that he wasn't terribly surprised that his star center fielder, Matt Kemp, hadn't performed especially well in Monday night's All-Star Home Run Derby.

Kemp essentially finished last, getting knocked out after a first round in which he hit only two home runs, the fewest of any of the eight participants.

"I really didn't think he would do that well, very honestly," said ...

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