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Fantasy Baseball: Matt Kemp Or Drew Stubbs?

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I was reading Rob Neyer's chat over on ESPN during lunch today and came across this question:

johnny (nyc)



Rob, what kind of player do you think Drew Stubbs can be? Someone posed the question to me recently (I'm a Reds fan) asking if I'd take Matt Kemp for Stubbs straight up. I said I would, but I definitely had to think about it. Your thoughts?

Rob Neyer
(12:27 PM)



I would have to think about it, too. I'm intrigued by Stubbs' power/speed combination, but I don't know enough about his defense and I'd like to see him get on base more often. A *lot* more often.

It's an interesting question as Kemp has underperformed this season, and Stubbs has a 20-20 season under his belt in his first full major league season.

Here is a look at their stats:

Name AB 2B 3B HR R RBI BB SO SB CS AVG
Matt Kemp 562 24 6 23 75 77 50 156 19 15 0.251
Drew Stubbs 484 18 5 20 84 72 48 159 25 6 0.250


It's rather amazing how similar their stats are this season. Who would you rather have in 2011?