Matt Kemp singled while wearing the wrong jersey on Friday night
Matt Kemp has put forth a pretty solid big league career with the number 27 on his back. He has 205 homers to his name, a second-place MVP Award finish, a pair of Gold Gloves and Silver Sluggers and an .833 lifetime OPS.
But it'll be hard to top his Cactus League batting average when he's wearing 94 instead: a clean 1.000.
The Padres' right fielder left his jersey at San Diego's Spring Training facility in Peoria before Friday night's game against the Giants. The club retrieved it from his locker and rushed it to Scottsdale Stadium, but not in time for Kemp's first at-bat of the night.
Kemp promptly smacked a single to right field, before being stranded two batters later on an Alexei Ramirez fly ball to center.
When Kemp re-emerged to bat in the top of the third, he donned the usual No. 27 on his back...