LOS ANGELES -- Right fielder Andre Ethier and center fielder Matt Kemp gave the Dodgers a presence in the National League Most Valuable Player balloting by finishing in the top 10 on Tuesday.
Ethier and Kemp placed sixth and 10th, respectively, in voting conducted by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
Ethier, named on 24 of 32 ballots, received two second-place votes, three fourth-place votes, two fifth-place votes, five sixth-place votes, four seventh-place votes, five eighth-place votes and three ninth-place votes for 113 points.
Kemp collected 49 points with two fourth-place votes, a fifth-place vote, two sixth-place votes, three seventh-place votes, one eighth-place vote, a ninth-place vote and two 10th-place votes.
Ethier led the Major Leagues with six walk-off hits, including four home runs, which represented another record. He reached personal bests with 160 games played, 162 hits, 31 home runs, 106 RBIs, 92 runs scored, 42 doubles and 72 walks. He finished fifth in the league in doubles, sixth in RBIs and fifth with 76 extra-base hits. He batted .272 while recording a .361 on-base percentage and a .508 slugging percentage.
Kemp hit .297 with 26 homers and 101 RBIs, besides stealing 34 bases -- third in the NL -- in 42 tries. He ranked ninth in the league with 180 hits and tied for third with three grand slams. Kemp also won his first Gold Glove for fielding excellence.