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Matt Kemp, Yasiel Puig appear to argue during Dodgers’ victory

Matt Kemp, Yasiel Puig
Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, left, is congratulated by teammate Yasiel Puig after hitting a run-scoring double against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Aug. 27. Kemp and Puig appeared to get into an argument during Monday’s win over the Colorado Rockies.
(Christian Petersen / Getty Images)

Instead of celebrating an eight-run inning Monday night, Matt Kemp was screaming at Yasiel Puig.

Kemp followed Puig across the Dodgers dugout in the decisive sixth inning of the Dodgers’ 11-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies, with Puig occasionally turning back to say something in return.

Kemp was eventually intercepted by Manager Don Mattingly. Kemp then disappeared into the clubhouse.

He wouldn’t say why he was upset.

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When asked about the incident, he smiled and said, “It’s a good game we played today, huh?”

Playfully, Kemp added, “Good game! Go, Dodgers!”

Puig also declined to offer any details on the matter. He smiled and jokingly called Kemp “loco” -- the Spanish word for crazy.

Mattingly was no more forthcoming, calling it “family stuff, family business.”

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“Just talking in the dugout, same old things,”  Mattingly said. “We’re like the A’s, the ’72 A’s.”


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