top of page

MLB Veteran Parts Ways With Reds, in Search of New Club

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

GOODYEAR, AZ: Tony Kemp, an outfielder/infielder, has been dismissed by the Reds, according to his transactions tracker on MLB.com.


He had already agreed to a minor league contract with the team, which gave him the option to opt out on March 23 if he wasn't added to the roster. He was moved to minor league camp, the Reds confirmed Tuesday.


The outcome is the same regardless of whether he exercised his opt-out or the club actively allowed him to move on to another club. Kemp is once more a free agent and will search for his next project.


Kemp, 32, spent the last four seasons in Oakland and in 2023, he slashed .209/.303/.304 with 5 home runs across 359 AB.


Tony Kemp could easily catch on with another club as a bench piece or on a minor league deal. With his versatility and defensive abilities, he could prove valuable for a club looking to add another bat.


Kemp is certainly on the wrong end of age, with his career on the tail end. With his veteran presence and ability on the field, he could catch on to a club before or at the start of 2024.


Recent Posts

See All

Brewers Pitcher to Undergo Season Ending Surgery

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Abner Uribe underwent season ending knee surgery. He announced on his instagram page. Here is his announcement: Unfortunately the 2024 season has come to an end for me. Start

White Sox DFA Veteran Catcher

The Chicago White Sox have designated catcher Martín Maldonado for assignment. Per, Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic. This is no surprise as Maldonado has been slumping ever since the season started. Als

Comments


  • Instagram
  • Youtube
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • TikTok
bottom of page