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Matt Kemp starting in left field for Dodgers

Matt Kemp starting in left field for Dodgers
Matt Kemp will start at left field for the Dodgers on Wednesday after spending the last five days on the bench. (Christian Petersen / Getty Images)

On the bench for the last five days, Matt Kemp will return to the Dodgers' lineup Wednesday against the Cincinnati Reds.

Kemp will start in left field, a position he last played as a rookie in 2006.

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"I think I'm still a pretty good athlete," Kemp said. "I think I'll be OK."

Kemp won Gold Gloves as a center fielder in 2009 and 2011.

He worked out in left field before games on Monday and Tuesday.

"A little different," Kemp said.

The Dodgers' lineup:

Dee Gordon 2B
Andre Ethier CF
Yasiel Puig RF
Hanley Ramirez SS
Adrian Gonzalez 1B
Matt Kemp LF
Justin Turner 3B
Drew Butera C
Clayton Kershaw P

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