Tony Kemp

Tony Kemp #18

  • LF
  • B/T: L/R
  • 5' 6"/165
  • Age: 25

Tony Kemp MLB Career Stats

120 .217 1 7 2 .621

Tony Kemp Bio

  • Full Name: Anthony Allen Kemp
  • Born: 10/31/1991 in Franklin, TN
  • Draft: 2013, Houston Astros, 5th rd. (137th overall)
  • College: Vanderbilt
  • Debut: 5/17/2016
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MLB Career Stats 120 15 26 1 7 2 .217 .296 .621
  • Status: Reassigned to Minors


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Tony Kemp Stats

*Since 2006

Tony Kemp Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Tony Kemp Statcast Events


Tony Kemp 2017 Projections

Rest of Season
11 40 5 10 14 2 0 0 4 4 0 7 1 1 .250 .318 .300 .618
11 40 5 10 14 2 0 0 4 4 0 7 1 1 .250 .318 .300 .618
Rest of Season
11 40 5 10 14 2 0 0 4 4 0 7 1 1 .250 .318 .300 .618
11 40 5 10 14 2 0 0 4 4 0 7 1 1 .250 .318 .300 .618

Tony Kemp News

Tony Kemp Fantasy News

August 29, 2016 at 9:23 PM ET

Rasmus could rejoin Astros' lineup Tuesday

Outfielder Colby Rasmus could rejoin the Astros' lineup as early as Tuesday, less than three weeks after he underwent surgery to remove a cyst in his right ear. Rasmus went through an intense workout before Monday's game against the A's, and manager A.J. Hinch said he would be assessed following the workout.

August 7, 2016 at 2:19 PM ET

Astros place Rasmus on DL with ear issue

The Astros on Sunday placed outfielder Colby Rasmus on the 15-day disabled list because of a right ear issue that's plagued him for about a month and recalled infielder Tony Kemp from Triple-A in his place.


Tony Kemp Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2015 Fresno PCL

MiLB Gold Glove

Year Team League
2014 Lancaster CAL Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Houston AL
2015 Houston AL

TEX Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/07/2014 Corpus Christi TEX

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2015 TEX South All-Stars TEX

CAL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/12/2014 Lancaster CAL

CAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Lancaster CAL

CAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Lancaster CAL

Tony Kemp Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
March 19, 2017 Houston Astros optioned 2B Tony Kemp to Fresno Grizzlies.
August 7, 2016 Houston Astros recalled LF Tony Kemp from Fresno Grizzlies.
June 25, 2016 Houston Astros optioned OF Tony Kemp to Fresno Grizzlies.
May 16, 2016 Houston Astros selected the contract of Tony Kemp from Fresno Grizzlies.
January 1, 2016 Houston Astros invited non-roster 2B Tony Kemp to spring training.
July 16, 2015 Fresno Grizzlies activated 2B Tony Kemp from the temporarily inactive list.
July 11, 2015 Fresno Grizzlies placed 2B Tony Kemp on the temporarily inactive list.
June 11, 2015 2B Tony Kemp assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from Corpus Christi Hooks.
May 11, 2015 Corpus Christi Hooks activated 2B Tony Kemp from the temporarily inactive list.
May 8, 2015 Corpus Christi Hooks placed 2B Tony Kemp on the temporarily inactive list.
March 21, 2015 2B Tony Kemp assigned to Houston Astros.
June 25, 2014 2B Tony Kemp assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Lancaster JetHawks.
April 2, 2014 2B Anthony Kemp assigned to Lancaster JetHawks from Quad Cities River Bandits.
August 5, 2013 2B Anthony Kemp assigned to Quad Cities River Bandits from Tri-City ValleyCats.
June 14, 2013 Anthony Kemp assigned to Tri-City ValleyCats.
June 13, 2013 Houston Astros signed 2B Anthony Kemp.

Anthony Allen Kemp Bio Info

Was a four-year letter winner in both baseball and football at Centennial HS in Franklin, Tenn. before graduating in 2010...Attended Vanderbilt University and had a highly decorated career...was named the SEC Freshman of the Year in 2011 and was a First Team All-SEC selection after batting .329 (83x252) with 17 steals and a .434 OBP... as a sophomore, led the summer Cape Cod League in OBP (.489) and was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll...Was named the SEC Player of the Year during his junior season in 2013...hit .398 (102x256) with 19 extra-base hits, 33 RBI, 32 steals and a .976 OPS (.480 OBP/.496 SLG)...ranked second in the country in hits and eighth in batting average...became the second player in Vanderbilt history to win the SEC player of the Year award (Hunter Bledsoe, 1999), and the third player in SEC history to win both Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year honors during his career...led the SEC in batting, OBP, runs and steals...was a Dick Howser Trophy finalist...Was drafted by Houston in the fifth round of the June 2013 draft...signed by Astros scout Nick Venuto...Added to the Astros 40-man roster on May 16, 2016.


In what was his Major League debut, appeared in 59 games, and made 28 starts for the Astros...made 24 starts in left field, three as the designated hitter and one start at second base, while making appearances in center field and right field...hit .235 (4x17) in 19 plate appearances as a pinch hitter...had two doubles, three RBI and one walk in the pinch...had multiple hits in two separate games in which he entered as a pinch-hitter (3x3 on 8/7 vs. TEX, 2x2 on 9/20 at OAK)...opened the season with Triple A Fresno...played in 35 games to open 2016 before he was selected to the Major League roster on May 16, and met the club in Chicago...was optioned back to Fresno on June 24, for 35 more games...was finally recalled to the Major League roster on Aug. 7, where he remained through the end of the season...made his Major League debut on May 17 at CWS as a pinch runner... did not record an at-bat, but scored a go-ahead run in the 8th inning...went 2x3 with a single, double and walk in his first Major League start (LF) on May 18 at CWS...recorded a double in his first at-bat...recorded an outfield assist in the first play for the Astros on defense...tripled on May 24 and June 3...became the fifth player in club history to record two triples within his first 13 career games in the Majors...also Hunter Pence (2007), Brian Hunter (1995), Rob Andrews (1975) and Jerry Grote (1964)...posted a career-high three hits after entering the game on Aug. 7 vs. TEX as a pinch-hitter in the 8th...singled in his pinch-hit plate appearance in the 8th (1st career hit in the pinch) and hit a two-out, game-tying RBI single in the 9th inning to send the game into extrainnings...became the third player in Astros history to record three hits after entering a game as a pinch-hitter, joining Milt Thompson (3x4 on June 30, 1995 vs. PIT) and Enos Cabell (3x3 on June 21, 1984 vs. SD) was his first game back after being recalled from Triple A...hit his first career Major League homer on Sept. 25...went his first 102 at-bats in the Majors without a his first stint with Triple A Fresno (April 7-May 15), Kemp was hitting .298 (36x121) with four stolen bases, seven extra-base hits and 21 walks for a .410 on-base percentage in 34 games...owned a .313 batting average in his second stint at Triple A, which spanned from June 28-Aug. 5... tallied seven doubles, a homer, 14 RBI, six stolen bases and a .369 OBP in 35 games in that span.


Split the season between Triple A Fresno (71g) and Double A Corpus Christi (50g), batting .308 (143x464) with 78 runs, 19 doubles, four triples, three homers, 48 RBI, 35 steals and a .388 on-base percentage in 121 combined games between the two levels...was named to the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game and was also named a Double A Texas League Midseason All-Star...logged more games in the outfield than any year of his career...played 92 games at second base (88 starts), 27 in center field (24 starts) and five in left field (all starts) between Corpus Christi and Fresno...began the season at Corpus Christi where he hit .358 (69x193) with 10 doubles, 15 steals and an .876 OPS (.457 OBP/.420 SLG) in 50 games...was tabbed the Corpus Christi May Player of the Month after hitting .326 (30x92) with 11 steals and a .417 OBP in 23 May games...hit lefties (.353, 12x34) and righties (.358, 57x159) equally well while with the Hooks...moved up to Triple A Fresno on June 11 and remained with the club through the end of the season...hit .273 (74x271) with 20 steals and a .334 OBP in 71 games with the Grizzlies...prior to the season, was rated by Baseball America as the Astros No. 18 prospect.


Was named a Class A Advanced California League Midseason and Postseason All-Star...played 72 games with Lancaster and 59 with Corpus Christi, batting .316 (167x528) with 30 doubles, eight triples, eight homers, 58 RBI, 41 steals and an .859 OPS (.411 OBP/.449 SLG)...led all of minor league baseball with 121 runs scored...finished tied for fifth in the minors in hits (167) and 12th in OBP (.411)...was a Rawlings Gold Glove Award recipient for being the best defensive second baseman in the minor leagues...made just seven errors in 524 chances between Double A Corpus Christi and Class A Advanced Lancaster for a .987 fielding percentage... led all Texas League second basemen in fielding (.996), while ranking third among California League second basemen (.980)...started the season at Lancaster before moving up to Corpus Christi on June 25...named the Lancaster April Player of the Month...was named the No. 15 prospect in the Texas League by Baseball America... also rated by the publication as having the "Best Strike Zone Discipline" in the California League...was named the California League Player of the Week for the week of April 26-May 1...named the Texas League Player of the Week for the week of June 30-July 6...also named an Organization All-Star.


Kicked off his professional career with a 75-game campaign between Class A Short Season Tri-City (48g) and Class A Quad Cities (27g)...hit .282 (50x177) with 17 steals between the two levels...was named Tri-City's July Player of the Month.