It’s obvious. Matt Kemp likes to hit versus the Colorado Rockies as well as he likes to hit at Coors Field.
” I see the ball truly good right here,” claimed Kemp. “I like the background, the batter’s eye with the trees, it’s simply one of those ballparks that I can obtain secured at.”
The numbers support Kemp’s insurance claims: In 178 video games vs. the Rockies, Kemp has a. 314 batting standard, 46 home runs, 154 RBI and also a. 611 slugging percentage. All those numbers are the highest possible he has against any various other group in his career.
” If I was struggling at any moment and also I knew we were concerning Colorado, I thought this was an area that I might truly obtain secured,” stated Kemp.
At 35 years old, there is some inquiry as to just how much Kemp has actually left. In 2015 he played in only 20 games prior to being released by the Cincinnati Reds after striking only.200. Kemp claims a fractured rib plagued his 2019 period and also at his elevated age, he feels 35 years young.
” In 2018 I was an all-star, in 19 I got harmed,” Kemp clarified. “I still have a whole lot to give. Right now I feel like I can still hit with the most effective of them and do what I need to do to aid this team win. This is my opportunity to prove I can still play some baseball.”
Kemp invested part of the off period exercising with Nolan Arenado. Kemp says he’s always appreciated Nolan and the whole Rockies organization and he sees no reason why the guys on 20th and also Blake can not compete versus the very best groups in baseball.
” They (Colorado) have all the items below to take on any type of group in baseball on the offensive side and protective side,” exclaimed Kemp. “There’s a great deal of tools over below that can do some damages and they all complement each various other. Just obtaining that entire thing collaborating and also relocating as one is going make this group even better as well as they’re encouraged to do that.”