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Better Fantasy Career: Kemp Vs Gordon

Postby Montana » Thu Jul 24, 2008 10:52 pm

Both were two of the hottest prospects in Fantasy the last couple years and both should start being major fantasy contributors over the next couple seasons as they find their strides.

The question is, which one do you think is liable to be the better Fantasy player over the next few years, and more importantly over the course of their careers.
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Re: Better Fantasy Career: Kemp Vs Gordon

Postby ataraxia » Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:03 pm

Interesting question.

I want to say Matt Kemp, but my head is telling me to beware the strike out rate, the intangibles.

God damn it, MATT KEMP. My vote. :-o
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Re: Better Fantasy Career: Kemp Vs Gordon

Postby dclark0699 » Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:06 pm

I got to go with Kemp as well. Gordon has potential out the urethra, but he still hasn't shown the ability to adjust to and hit major league pitching. At least there are some results with Kemp. I'd also be more likely to bet on Kemp maintaining 5 category contribution.
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Re: Better Fantasy Career: Kemp Vs Gordon

Postby The Artful Dodger » Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:40 pm

I'll say Kemp and I'm not the least bit biased. I still say Gordon has the higher ceiling (Kemp's closed the gap though) but his plate discipline seems more out of whack between the two.
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Re: Better Fantasy Career: Kemp Vs Gordon

Postby Montana168 » Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:41 pm

my vote goes to matt kemp all the way. he is going to settle in as a .300+ hitter who will be a 30-30 player every year and this year he has shown he could even be a 30-40 hitter. gordon is talented but he just can't seem to stay consistent.
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Re: Better Fantasy Career: Kemp Vs Gordon

Postby DbacksRback » Fri Jul 25, 2008 12:32 am

Montana168 wrote:my vote goes to matt kemp all the way. he is going to settle in as a .300+ hitter who will be a 30-30 player every year and this year he has shown he could even be a 30-40 hitter. gordon is talented but he just can't seem to stay consistent.


I like kemp but i dont see him putting up those numbers 8-o . that would mean he would be a soriano with a slightly better average and i just dont see that
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Re: Better Fantasy Career: Kemp Vs Gordon

Postby AussieDodger » Fri Jul 25, 2008 1:06 am

Gordy is struggling to hit LHP this year.
If he doesn't make the relevant adjustments I'd say Kemp by a long long way.
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Re: Better Fantasy Career: Kemp Vs Gordon

Postby sblinyy » Fri Jul 25, 2008 1:10 am

Gordon hasn't really impressed me that much. I would say kemp by a good margin.
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Re: Better Fantasy Career: Kemp Vs Gordon

Postby J35J » Fri Jul 25, 2008 4:09 pm

I'll take Kemp even though his SO rate is painful!
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