Matt Kemp returns to Dodgers in 5-player deal with Braves


The move could allow the Dodgers to get underneath the $197-million luxury-tax threshold in 2018 while maintaining flexibility for next winter, when Clayton Kershaw could join a star-studded class of free agents that includes Bryce Harper.

In a major trade completed Saturday that would have been a blockbuster a few years ago, the Los Angeles Dodgers sent four players (and a healthy amount of salary) to the Atlanta Braves to bring back outfielder Matt Kemp. Kemp is owed about $43 million over the next two seasons. The teams announced terms of this five-player swap on twitter.

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Islam said Bangladesh had passed on information on Ullah to US security agencies, although there was no joint investigation. Police and relatives said Ullah last visited Bangladesh in September to see his wife and newborn son.

"It puts us in an even greater financial position going forward and going into next offseason as well", said Anthopoulos, who was hired from the Dodgers.

"Lifting the no-trade clause is the hardest decision I have ever made in my career due to the fact I loved every single second being a Dodger", Gonzalez wrote. He was the MVP of the Arizona Fall League and Baseball America's minor league Player of the Year.

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Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon on December 15 that such evidence did not warrant an expanded military response from Washington.

"I want to thank the Dodgers owners for being the best owners I have ever played for", Gonzalez said.

Gonzalez, a popular veteran who came to the Dodgers from the Boston Red Sox during the 2012 season, was supplanted at first base last season by Cody Bellinger, the National League Rookie of the Year. He was an All-Star in 2015 and led the NL in RBIs in 2014, but went on the disabled list with a herniated disk in his back last season for the first time in his career.

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Fischbach said she will assume the job of lieutenant governor, but that she plans to keep her senate position as well. Dayton's announcement Wednesday had been widely expected. "It's a valid concern".

McCarthy, 34, was 6-4 with a 3.98 ERA in 19 games (16 starts) for the Dodgers last season, missing half the season for blister problems before returning late in the season with his 94-mph fastball intact and a new slider to go with it.