The #Cubs today acquired minor league INF Alfonso Rivas from the Oakland A's for INF/OF Tony Kemp.
All of MLB: HOLY SHIT, THE ASTROS SUSPENSION CAME DOWN. IS IT ENOUGH? WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
Oakland: what do you want for tony kemp https://t.co/DZF5FdoT0h
News of the day: Tony to the Town.
We've acquired infielder/outfielder Tony Kemp from the Chicago Cubs for minor league infielder Alfonso Rivas.
Tony Kemp has been traded to the A’s, source says.
Cubs acquire 23-year-old first base prospect Alfonso Rivas from A's for Tony Kemp. Rivas was the A's 4th rounder in 2018, hit well at High-A in his first full pro season (and in small-sample jump to AAA). Power not there yet, but he's an actual Guy.
Per Cubs: They’ve acquired minor league INF Alfonso Rivas from Oakland for Tony Kemp. Rivas is not on the 40 man roster, which now stands at 38 players. (Ironically, Kemp was on ‘17 Astros)
It’s a multiplayer deal that brings Tony Kemp to Oakland, I’m told.
I think the most important thing we learned today was that Astros fans really love Tony Kemp.
The Cubs have traded Tony Kemp to Oakland for minor-league infielder Alfonso Rivas, who was a fourth-round pick in the 2018 draft out of the University of Arizona and spent eight games at the Triple-A level last year.
The A’s have acquired infielder/outfielder Tony Kemp from the Chicago Cubs for minor league infielder Alfonso Rivas.
After today, you really have to like the Athletics' odds of winning the AL West.
Tony Kemp very well could be the one piece that they needed.
Cubs have acquired infielder Alfonso Rivas from Oakland for Tony Kemp. Rivas isn't on the 40-man, so that no stands at 38. Rivas is a 23-year-old lefty hitting 1B who reached AAA last year for 8 games. MiLB numbers show a guy who takes walks and has minimal power.
A's acquire Tony Kemp from Cubs; what a scout says about Kemp, plus more on Alfonso Rivas, who Ed Sprague told me is "Mark Grace-like" at first base: https://t.co/dXdkQ3cDNY
So the A’s now have an experienced versatile LH bat in Tony Kemp and younger, unproven versatile LH bat in Rule 5 acquisition Vimael Machín, who has been playing well in Puerto Rico this winter. Could be in an interesting position battle this Spring.
You know what trading Tony Kemp means?????
More available PAs for Daniel Descalso
Poor Alfonso Rivas. It's not his fault that the kind of prospect you can acquire for Tony Kemp is - *gasp* - not likely to project as a superstar, which is about the only thing Cubs fans want to hear right now. Updating the trade here: https://t.co/ea0ztU9aAb
A’s made it clear at Winter Meetings they were going to add a left-handed infield bat. They found one https://t.co/7nu7iaQ1lI
A's get 2B-OF Tony Kemp from Cubs for MiLB 1B Alfonso Rivas.
Kemp MLB Career: .233/.314/.367
Rivas MiLB Career: .290/.390/.411
Kemp, Barreto & Mateo are out of options. Rule-5 pick Machin needs to be returned if doesn't make MLB roster. Looks like room for 2 of 4 on MLB roster.
Tony Kemp, a left-handed-hitting infielder and outfielder, was acquired by the Oakland Athletics from the Chicago Cubs on Monday for minor league infielder Alfonso Rivas: https://t.co/KyBLiMGtCz
Huge news out of the #MLB today. Tony Kemp has been traded to the A's.