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Kemp goes yard in 2nd straight game vs. Padres

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SAN DIEGO -- Matt Kemp continues to make himself at home in his former digs.

Kemp slugged his second home run in three at-bats against the Padres, blasting a two-run shot in the first inning Tuesday. The former Padre punished Bryan Mitchell's 81 mph curveball 421 feet to dead center to supply the Dodgers with a 2-0 lead. The Dodgers went on to win, 7-3, in 12 innings.

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SAN DIEGO -- Matt Kemp continues to make himself at home in his former digs.

Kemp slugged his second home run in three at-bats against the Padres, blasting a two-run shot in the first inning Tuesday. The former Padre punished Bryan Mitchell's 81 mph curveball 421 feet to dead center to supply the Dodgers with a 2-0 lead. The Dodgers went on to win, 7-3, in 12 innings.

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Kemp has collected hits in three straight at-bats against San Diego. In Monday's 10-3 laugher, Kemp smacked a three-run homer. He's hit 19 career homers against the Padres and his 133 hits at San Diego's expense are the most among active players.

Jay Paris is a contributor to MLB.com based in San Diego.

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