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Tony Kemp

26-Year-Old Outfielder – Houston Astros

2018 Stats

AVG

.297

HR

3

RBI

17

R

16

SB

7

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

In another universe, Kemp is probably gearing up for a shot at a regular role, but in this timeline he's merely a luxury for the talent-rich Astros. The 26-year-old has enjoyed a great deal of success...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 6"   WT: 163   DOB: 10/31/1991   BORN: Franklin, TN   COLLEGE: Vanderbilt   DRAFTED: 5th Rd   

July 12, 2018  –  Tony Kemp News

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Kemp went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run and a steal in Thursday's loss to the A's.

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Tony Kemp Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2013 21 A QUA 27 120 98 21 25 3 1 1 1 9 4 2 19 18 1 0 2 .255 .387 .316 .703
2013 21 A TRI 48 204 177 25 50 10 7 2 1 13 17 9 21 29 1 4 1 .282 .355 .362 .717
2014 22 A+ LAN 72 356 295 79 99 27 19 4 4 37 28 7 45 35 5 3 8 .336 .433 .468 .901
2014 22 AA COR 59 275 233 42 68 19 11 4 4 21 13 6 28 32 5 2 7 .292 .381 .425 .806
2015 23 R SUR 1 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .250 .200 .250 .450
2015 23 AA COR 50 230 193 36 69 11 10 1 0 19 15 8 35 28 0 1 1 .358 .457 .420 .877
2015 23 AAA FRE 71 311 271 42 74 15 9 3 3 29 20 6 21 37 12 2 5 .273 .334 .362 .696
2016 24 AAA FRE 69 301 255 36 78 15 9 4 2 24 10 8 34 34 8 2 2 .306 .389 .396 .785
2016 24 MAJ HOU 59 136 120 15 26 8 4 3 1 7 2 1 14 27 1 1 0 .217 .296 .325 .621
2017 25 AAA FRE 118 552 504 95 166 42 23 9 10 62 24 7 35 43 8 2 3 .329 .375 .470 .845
2017 25 MAJ HOU 17 39 37 6 8 1 1 0 0 4 1 0 1 5 0 0 1 .216 .256 .243 .499
2018 26 AAA FRE 38 183 161 33 54 11 6 5 0 19 13 2 19 15 1 1 1 .335 .407 .435 .842
2018 26 MAJ HOU 46 140 118 16 35 9 6 0 3 17 7 3 17 15 3 1 1 .297 .387 .424 .811
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3-Year Averages     38 85 78 10 17 3 2 1 0 5 1 0 7 16 0 0 0 .218 .282 .269 .552
Career  (View All)     122 315 275 37 69 18 11 3 4 28 10 4 32 47 4 2 2 .251 .331 .356 .688

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Tony Kemp Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 15 Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .387 .424 .811
Jul. 14 Det 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .396 .435 .831
Jul. 13 Det 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .307 .398 .439 .837
Jul. 12 Oak 2 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .297 .392 .432 .824
Jul. 11 Oak Did not play.
Jul. 10 Oak 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .386 .404 .790
Jul. 9 Oak Did not play.
Jul. 8 CWS 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 .299 .392 .411 .803
Jul. 7 CWS Did not play.
Jul. 6 CWS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .295 .385 .410 .795
Jul. 5 CWS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .387 .417 .804
Jul. 4 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .381 .417 .798
Jul. 3 @Tex 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .313 .395 .434 .829
Jul. 1 @TB 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .382 .402 .784
Jun. 30 @TB Did not play.
Jun. 29 @TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .383 .404 .787
Jun. 28 @TB Did not play.
Jun. 27 Tor 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .394 .418 .812
Jun. 26 Tor 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .390 .414 .804
Jun. 25 Tor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .390 .414 .804
Jun. 24 KC 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .384 .414 .798
Jun. 23 KC Did not play.
Jun. 22 KC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .375 .412 .787
Jun. 20 TB 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .383 .422 .805
Jun. 19 TB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .385 .425 .810
Jun. 18 TB 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .389 .430 .819
Jun. 17 @KC Did not play.
Jun. 16 @KC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .391 .434 .825
Jun. 15 @KC 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .391 .434 .825
Jun. 14 @Oak 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .381 .425 .806
Last 7 Games 11 2 3 0 0 1 3 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 .273 .333 .545 .878
Last 14 Games 24 4 6 0 0 2 5 6 5 4 2 0 0 0 .250 .400 .500 .900
Last 30 Games 49 8 15 1 0 2 7 8 7 4 2 0 0 0 .306 .404 .449 .853

Tony Kemp: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 4 41 30 15 1
2017 14 10 4 1
2016 5 39 37 1 1 8

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Tony Kemp: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 97 20
2018 25 14

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Tony Kemp Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018272050.296.370.777
201790010.222.222.522
2016214001.143.190.440

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201891143127.297.440.821
2017286031.214.250.491
20169911171.232.354.660

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201855101125.345.436.884
2017142010.214.286.500
2016546160.241.389.677

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018636252.254.413.741
2017234031.217.217.497
2016669012.197.273.575
Tony Kemp vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Tony Kemp Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2013 21 A QUA 120 98 15.8% 15% 1.06 82% .304 .061
2013 21 A TRI 204 177 10.3% 14.2% 0.72 84% .325 .080
2014 22 A+ LAN 356 295 12.6% 9.8% 1.29 88% .367 .132
2014 22 AA COR 275 233 10.2% 11.6% 0.88 86% .322 .133
2015 23 R SUR 5 4 0% 20% 0.00 75% .250 .000
2015 23 AA COR 230 193 15.2% 12.2% 1.25 85% .416 .062
2015 23 AAA FRE 311 271 6.8% 11.9% 0.57 86% .305 .089
2016 24 AAA FRE 301 255 11.3% 11.3% 1.00 87% .344 .090
2016 24 MAJ HOU 136 120 10.3% 19.9% 0.52 78% .269 .108
2017 25 AAA FRE 552 504 6.3% 7.8% 0.81 91% .344 .141
2017 25 MAJ HOU 39 37 2.6% 12.8% 0.20 86% .250 .027
2018 26 AAA FRE 183 161 10.4% 8.2% 1.27 91% .367 .100
2018 26 MAJ HOU 140 118 12.1% 10.7% 1.13 87% .317 .127
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3-Year Averages     85 78 8.2% 18.8% 0.44 79% .274 .051
Career     315 275 10.2% 14.9% 0.68 83% .288 .105

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Tony Kemp Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
2B 2018 8 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LF 2017 68 1 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 212.7 -1 - 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CF 2017 22 1 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 94 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RF 2018 8 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Tony Kemp    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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1.13 BB/K
ELITE
12.1% BB Rate
ELITE
10.7% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.811 OPS
GOOD
.387 OBP
ELITE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.297 AVG
GREAT
.317 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.424 SLG
WEAK
.127 ISO
POOR

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Tony Kemp: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kemp started in center field and went 1-for-2 with a walk and two stolen bases Sunday against the White Sox.

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Kemp started in left field and went 1-for-2 with a walk and a two-run home run in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Rangers.

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Kemp is out of the lineup Sunday against the Royals, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Kemp will start in left field and bat ninth Sunday against the Rangers.

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Kemp will start in center field and bat ninth Sunday against the Red Sox.

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Kemp is not in Monday's starting lineup.

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Kemp went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Saturday's 8-6 loss to Cleveland.

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Kemp started in left field and went 1-for-3 with a run scored and a stolen base in Thursday's 8-2 win over the Indians.

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Kemp went 2-for-2 with five RBI in Tuesday's win over the Giants.

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Kemp went 1-for-2 with a walk in Sunday's 3-1 win over Cleveland.

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Kemp went 2-for-3 with a double, a stolen base and an RBI in Friday's 4-1 win over the Indians.

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Kemp was called up from Triple-A Fresno on Wednesday, Jake Kaplan of The Athletic reports.

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Kemp was optioned to Triple-A Fresno on Saturday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Kemp is still in the mix for a roster spot, battling with Derek Fisher in the outfield, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports. "He's battling Fisher for the spot in the outfield that most people coming into camp thought Fish was the leading candidate, if not the guy to do it. We'll see how that plays out over the weekend," said manager A.J. Hinch.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

A small, speedy second baseman in the Houston system is bound to draw comparisons to Jose Altuve. Let's be honest, that's unfair to both guys. It undersells just how excellent Altuve has been as a big leaguer and puts lofty expectations on Kemp based mostly on size. So, let's just focus on Kemp. He has posted a .304 average in the minors over 1,797 plate appearances, but more importantly a near 1.0 K/BB. His speed has been there in volume, but not efficiency -- 107 steals with a modest 70 percent success rate. His 20 percent strikeout rate was a lot (for him) in his MLB debut, but his six percent swinging strike rate suggests he was perhaps too passive while pitchers were attacking. This profile at peak might only hit .275, but with a .340-plus OBP which should offer ample opportunity to steal if he learns when to go. Unfortunately, he would need Altuve to suffer an injury in order to profile as more than a utility player if he remains with Houston.

2016

Kemp is the type of player who often gets overlooked due to his size (5-foot-7, 165 pounds), but the Astros know more than any other organization that small second basemen can still be a factor at the big league level. With a profile that matches Jose Altuve nearly perfectly, the 24-year-old hit .308/.388/.386 in 121 games between Double-A Corpus Christi and Triple-A Fresno last season. With excellent plate discipline (169 walks to 179 strikeouts over three minor league seasons) and plus speed (35 steals last year), Kemp has advanced rapidly in the minors, but the Astros have a crowded infield and aren't in a rush to promote him to the bigs. Unless the team deals with injuries, he's likely to spend a full season at Triple-A Fresno.

2015

In 72 games with High-A Lancaster, Kemp hit .336/.433/.468 with 19 doubles, four triples, four home runs, 37 RBI and 79 runs scored over 295 at-bats. His .433 OBP ranked first in the California League, which earned him a well-deserved promotion to Double-A Corpus Christi in late June. The 23-year-old second baseman was nearly as successful in the Texas League, hitting .292/.381/.425 in 59 games. What Kemp lacks in size (5-foot-6, 165 pounds) and power, he makes up for with plus speed (41 steals between the two levels) and an excellent batting eye (73 walks to 67 strikeouts). He's a prospect to keep an eye on in the Astros' system as he prepares for a likely promotion to Triple-A at some point in 2015.