“We’re seeing him take fly balls, getting jumps,” said Mattingly. “He’s swinging the bat good. It won’t be long before he’s in a game.”
It remains to be seen as to whether or not Kemp plays prior to the Dodgers heading to Australia to open the season.
Don Mattingly said Matt Kemp is getting close to playing in a game.
— Ken Gurnick (@kengurnick) March 8, 2014
Kemp has slowly been working his way back from October ankle surgery.
In 73 games last season Kemp hit .270/.328/.395 with six home runs and 33 RBI.