Shredded gum brand Big League Chew will debut national packaging that will feature an active athlete — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp — instead of the cartoon characters that have existed on more than 500 million pouches since it first hit shelves 33 years ago.
Kemp’s lingering shoulder injury will finally get proper attention on Friday as he goes in for exploratory surgery. If all goes well, he could be back to 100% in 6 weeks, if anything is damaged in his left labrum, the process could extend to 4 months.
Welcome to this week’s edition of Around the Horn where we cover Pujols’ struggles, hand out some awards for April, and uncover new ways to pass the time at Royals games – aside from watching them play of course.
On this week’s version of Around the Horn we look at the Valentine-Youkilis Saga, Remember Jackie Robinson’s impact on the Sport, discuss Ozzie’s return from suspension, and preview the Matt Kemp / Ryan Braun Matchup.
Ryan Braun was awarded the 2011 National League MVP award, but did he truly have a better season than Matt Kemp?
Will Matt Kemp do the unthinkable and win the Triple Crown award? Keep track of Matt Kemp’s Stats in the final games of the season as he goes for glory.