It took Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp exactly two rehab games with Triple-A Alburquerque to get back in the groove, smashing two home runs and looking completely healthy. The Dodgers are expected to activate Kemp in time for Tuesday night's game against the Milwaukee Brewers.
At 32-16, the Dodgers survived without Kemp in the lineup, going 9-5 during that time. However, don't think for one second that Kemp's return won't put a charge into the Dodgers' offense.
Thus far in 2012, injuries have taken a toll on many teams who have scrambled to find suitable replacements just to keep their heads above water until their stars return.
Which MLB star's return will impact their teams the most? Let's take a look.