Eighteen months ago,
He hit a home run.
This is the stunning thing, though: That was the last time he hit a homer at Chavez Ravine, or at least it was until Sunday.
After a series of injuries and rehabs, Kemp rediscovered his power stroke Sunday, hitting not only one homer but two in the
Kemp's last home run at Dodger Stadium came Sept. 30, 2012. Seems hard to believe, even with all the trips to the disabled list and surgeon's table. His last two-homer game came the previous day.
But with right-hander
Both of Kemp’s home runs came against Giants ace
It had to be a sweet moment for the 29-year-old Kemp when he delivered his first shot into the left-field pavilion in the second inning to give the Dodgers their first lead.
Ramirez crushed his first home run in the fourth, sending it over the Dodgers' bullpen and into the new seating area beneath the Budweiser sign.
Greinke (2-0) pitched brilliantly for five innings before seeming to tire in the sixth, giving up solo homers to
Ramirez added a double in the sixth and ended up scoring on an
Greinke called it a night after six innings and 94 pitches. He gave up his two runs on six hits. He did not walk a batter and struck out eight.