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Dodgers' Andrew Friedman to hear about it if Matt Kemp trade backfires
Dodgers' Andrew Friedman to hear about it if Matt Kemp trade backfires

As the San Diego Padres were preparing to introduce Matt Kemp as their new star attraction Friday, Andrew Friedman explained the Dodgers' polarizing decision to trade the two-time All-Star. The Dodgers' president of baseball operations laughed when told on a conference call that he would be hated by fans if his recent trades don't work out. "Not any more than we'll hate ourselves," Friedman said. Asked if he had any reservations about trading a player as popular as Kemp, Friedman replied, "Sure. He was a really popular player because of how gifted he is offensively. We get it. I have a lot of respect for what he can do in the batter's box. You...

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