Dodgers’ Matt Kemp is nostalgic about his time in Atlanta, and the Braves are still fond of him

LOS ANGELES — The trade that brought Matt Kemp to the Dodgers is usually measured by the things he left behind. Kemp arrived some 40 pounds lighter than he left Atlanta. Going from a rebuilding team to a contender lifted his spirits, by his own admission. Kemp ultimately seized a spot in the Dodgers’ outfield rotation, changing the quintessence of the trade from a salary dump to a godsend.

The trade is less famous for the things Kemp kept, like his friendship with Braves first baseman

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