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Tony Kemp

Tony Kemp 6 2B

Fresno Grizzlies

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Anthony Kemp
  • Age: 23 (October 31, 1991)
  • Birthplace: Franklin, TN
  • Bats/Throws: L/R Ht: 5' 6" Wt: 165
  • Draft: Round 5 (2013, HOU)
  • School: Vanderbilt
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Tony Kemp Stats Summary

Tony Kemp Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
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 29, 2015 2B Tony Kemp assigned to TEX South Division All-Stars.
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.
June 16, 2014 2B Anthony Kemp assigned to California League All-Stars.
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.
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Tony Kemp Awards and Honors

Tony Kemp  6 2B

Tony Kemp
  • Full Name: Anthony Kemp
  • Born: October 31, 1991
  • Age: 23
  • Birthplace: Franklin, TN
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 5' 6"
  • Weight: 165
  • Draft: Round 5 (2013, HOU)
  • School: Vanderbilt

Drafted by the Houston Astros in the fifth round (No. 137) of the 2013 Draft from Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)... "We loved Tony Kemp," said Astros director of amateur scouting Mike Elias. "The word 'sparkplug' is used quite a bit. He has a ferocious approach at the plate and treats at-bats like they're wars. That wears pitchers out."... projects as a leadoff hitter with great speed... highly-decorated infielder at Vandy, where he was named the SEC Player of the Year in 2013, becoming the second Commodore to win the award (Hunter Bledose, 1999) and third player in SEC history to win both Freshman of the Year and SEC Player of the Year in his career (Auburn's Hunter Morris, Ole Miss' Stephen Head) also first team All-SEC and All-Defensive team... also was named a 2013 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American, 2012 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American, 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll, 2011 First Team Freshman All-American, 2011 First Team All-SEC, 2011 SEC Freshman of the Year, College World Series All-Tournament team in 2011 and 2011 SEC All-Freshman Team... prior to Vanderbilt, he lettered four years in baseball and football in at Centennial High School in Franklin, Tenn... son of Catherine and Rick Kemp; has two siblings, Corey and Ashley. His brother Corey played professionally in the Milwaukee Brewers system from 2008-09... favorites include Curtis Granderson and Ronaldinho (athletes), The Sandlot and Remember the Titans (movies), Lie To Me and ESPN 30 for 30 (TV shows), Denzel Washington and Leonardo DiCaprio (actors), Steak, loaded potatoes and carrots (meal), Drake (musician) and Lucky Charms (late night snack)... told Vanderbilt he likes to sleep and play video games in his spare time... made his Minor League debut on June 17 with Class A Short-Season Tri-City, going 3-for-4... homered in his second professional game.