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Logan Forsythe

29-Year-Old Second Baseman – Tampa Bay Rays

2016 Stats

AVG

.266

HR

20

RBI

52

R

76

SB

6

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Forsythe turned a full season of health into a career year. Historically, his overall numbers have been limited by his inability to do much against righties as he came into 2015 with a paltry .215/.28...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 205   DOB: 1/14/1987   BORN: Memphis, TN   COLLEGE: Arkansas      Show ContractHide Contract

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Logan Forsythe Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year, $10.25 million deal with a team option in January 2016, avoiding his final two years of arbitration.

September 25, 2016  –  Logan Forsythe News

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Logan Forsythe Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 21 R AZL 9 31 26 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 8 0 0 0 .231 .429 .231 .660
2008 21 A EUG 3 10 9 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .333 .455 .444 .899
2009 22 A LAK 66 298 236 46 76 24 13 3 8 30 6 2 61 48 0 1 0 .322 .472 .504 .976
2009 22 AA SAN 66 290 244 37 68 15 9 3 3 31 5 0 41 63 1 2 2 .279 .384 .377 .761
2010 23 AA SAN 107 472 392 66 99 26 22 1 3 38 17 5 75 95 0 1 4 .253 .377 .337 .714
2011 24 AAA TUC 46 218 178 41 58 20 12 0 8 34 8 4 33 50 0 1 6 .326 .445 .528 .973
2011 24 MAJ SD 62 169 150 12 32 10 9 1 0 12 3 1 12 33 2 2 3 .213 .281 .287 .568
2012 25 AAA TUC 16 74 58 12 15 6 2 3 1 9 3 0 13 18 0 0 3 .259 .419 .448 .867
2012 25 MAJ SD 91 350 315 45 86 22 13 3 6 26 8 2 28 57 0 1 6 .273 .343 .390 .733
2013 26 AAA TUC 8 33 25 6 9 6 2 2 2 5 0 0 8 7 0 0 0 .360 .515 .840 1.355
2013 26 MAJ SD 75 243 220 22 47 13 6 1 6 19 6 1 19 54 1 1 2 .214 .281 .332 .613
2014 27 MAJ TB 110 336 301 32 67 19 12 1 6 26 2 0 25 71 2 4 4 .223 .287 .329 .616
2015 28 MAJ TB 153 615 540 69 152 52 33 2 17 68 9 4 55 111 0 6 14 .281 .359 .444 .803
2016 29 AAA DUR 2 7 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .400 .571 1.000 1.571
2016 29 MAJ TB 124 556 500 76 133 47 23 4 20 52 6 6 46 125 0 2 8 .266 .336 .448 .784
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3-Year Averages     112 396 353 41 88 27 17 1 9 37 5 1 33 78 1 3 6 .249 .322 .380 .701
Career  (View All)     615 2,269 2,026 256 517 163 96 12 55 203 34 14 185 451 5 16 37 .255 .326 .396 .722

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Logan Forsythe Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 29 @CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .266 .336 .448 .784
Sep. 28 @CWS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .338 .452 .790
Sep. 27 @CWS 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .338 .453 .791
Sep. 26 @CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .341 .458 .799
Sep. 25 Bos 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .343 .462 .805
Sep. 24 Bos 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .344 .464 .808
Sep. 23 Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .345 .461 .806
Sep. 22 NYY 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .277 .346 .464 .810
Sep. 21 NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .347 .466 .813
Sep. 20 NYY 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .350 .470 .820
Sep. 18 @Bal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .348 .465 .813
Sep. 17 @Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .349 .466 .815
Sep. 16 @Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .350 .470 .820
Sep. 15 @Bal 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .351 .472 .823
Sep. 14 @Tor 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .349 .470 .819
Sep. 13 @Tor 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .348 .470 .818
Sep. 12 @Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .352 .476 .828
Sep. 11 @NYY 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .353 .478 .831
Sep. 10 @NYY 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .281 .352 .473 .825
Sep. 9 @NYY 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .351 .472 .823
Sep. 8 @NYY 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .350 .474 .824
Sep. 7 Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .350 .475 .825
Sep. 6 Bal 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .352 .479 .831
Sep. 5 Bal Did not play.
Sep. 4 Tor 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .353 .475 .828
Sep. 3 Tor 4 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .350 .475 .825
Sep. 2 Tor 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .345 .472 .817
Aug. 31 @Bos 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .340 .471 .811
Aug. 30 @Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .271 .337 .463 .800
Aug. 29 @Bos 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .274 .339 .468 .807
Last 7 Games 30 2 3 0 0 1 1 2 11 0 0 1 0 0 .100 .182 .200 .382
Last 14 Games 55 7 9 1 1 1 2 4 19 0 0 1 0 1 .164 .233 .273 .506
Last 30 Games 116 16 29 2 1 4 11 14 34 0 2 2 0 2 .250 .341 .388 .729

Logan Forsythe: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 116 7
2015 26 126 9 7
2014 1 74 6 2 3 3 20
2013 34 11 11 13 11 3
2012 81 4 5 2
2011 23 26 1

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Logan Forsythe Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016109214140.275.477.799
20151673210333.299.599.972
2014141195161.241.411.708

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20163875516386.266.444.786
2015373377356.273.375.728
2014160131101.206.256.536

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162724512253.265.452.780
2015261238305.272.402.743
2014157142130.242.350.645

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016224318273.272.451.800
2015279469384.290.484.860
2014144184132.201.306.585
Logan Forsythe Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 21 R AZL 31 26 16.1% 25.8% 0.63 69% .333 .000
2008 21 A EUG 10 9 10% 30% 0.33 67% .500 .111
2009 22 A LAK 298 236 20.5% 16.1% 1.27 80% .378 .182
2009 22 AA SAN 290 244 14.1% 21.7% 0.65 74% .365 .098
2010 23 AA SAN 472 392 15.9% 20.1% 0.79 76% .327 .084
2011 24 AAA TUC 218 178 15.1% 22.9% 0.66 72% .417 .202
2011 24 MAJ SD 169 150 7.1% 19.5% 0.36 78% .274 .074
2012 25 AAA TUC 74 58 17.6% 24.3% 0.72 69% .359 .189
2012 25 MAJ SD 350 315 8% 16.3% 0.49 82% .317 .117
2013 26 AAA TUC 33 25 24.2% 21.2% 1.14 72% .438 .480
2013 26 MAJ SD 243 220 7.8% 22.2% 0.35 75% .256 .118
2014 27 MAJ TB 336 301 7.4% 21.1% 0.35 76% .272 .106
2015 28 MAJ TB 615 540 8.9% 18% 0.50 79% .328 .163
2016 29 AAA DUR 7 5 14.3% 0% 0.00 100% .250 .600
2016 29 MAJ TB 556 500 8.3% 22.5% 0.37 75% .318 .182
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3-Year Averages     396 353 8.3% 19.7% 0.42 78% .297 .131
Career     2,269 2,026 8.2% 19.9% 0.41 78% .304 .141

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2016 Stat Review for Logan Forsythe    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.266 AVG
AVERAGE
75% Contact Rate
POOR
.318 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.448 SLG
GOOD
.182 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.37 BB/K
WEAK
8.3% BB Rate
GOOD
22.5% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.784 OPS
GOOD
.336 OBP
GOOD

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Logan Forsythe: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Forsythe went 2-for-4 with a triple and two runs in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Yankees.

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Forsythe is out of Sunday's lineup against the Orioles, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Forsythe went 2-for-5 with an RBI infield single and run in Wednesdays 8-1 victory over the Blue Jays.

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Forsythe went 1-for-4 with a solo homer and walk in Sunday's 4-2 victory over the Yankees.

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Forsythe is out of the lineup Monday against the Orioles, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Forsythe went 3-for-4 with a double, a walk and two runs in a 7-5 victory over the Blue Jays on Saturday.

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Forsythe went 2-for-4 with a home run, four RBI and a walk in a loss to the Red Sox on Wednesday.

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Forsythe is out of the lineup Sunday against the Astros, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Forsythe will start at second base in Monday's game against the Red Sox, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Forsythe (back) went 1-for-5 with his 16th homer, three RBI and two runs in Sunday's win over the Rangers.

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Forsythe (back) will return to the starting lineup Sunday against the Rangers, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Forsythe (back) is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Rangers, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

The rebound from injury the Rays were hoping for with Forsythe when they traded for him did not happen. Outside of a few weeks early in the summer, Forsythe struggled all season at the plate as he did in 2013 with San Diego. His strikeout rate is slightly below league average, and he does better at the plate when he is facing lefties, but even those numbers are a bit inflated. His .271/.337/.423 line against southpaws is heavily influenced by the outlier .384/.465/.545 line he had in 2012. He has hit just .215/.283/.296 against righties in his career which is why he doesn’t get more playing time. Forsythe is best used in platoon situations but there is not any upside here. Sean Rodriguez may be dealt this offseason which could open up a few more plate appearances, but he’s bench material for fantasy players.

2014

Forsythe endured a season afflicted by the annoyance known as plantar fasciitis, which enabled Jedd Gyorko to nail down second base in spring training. After two-plus months on the disabled list, Forsythe made his season debut on June 10, which coincided with a DL stint by Gyorko himself, allowing the former to start every day at the keystone. The mid-July return of Gyorko was soon followed by Everth Cabrera's 50-game suspension, thereby affording Forsythe a near-daily gig at shortstop. However, Forsythe's plantar fasciitis resurfaced and held him to pinch-hit appearances in September, and he ultimately disappointed in his 220 at-bats, slashing .214/.281/.332 with six home runs. Forsythe was traded to Tampa Bay as part of a seven-player deal in January, where he has a clearer path to part-time at-bats given the Rays' effective use of platoons.

2013

Forsythe didn't do much in 2012 to get fantasy owners' attention. He only had 350 plate appearances and used them to hit .273/.343/.390 with six homers and eight stolen bases, hardly numbers worth getting excited about. If he were pressed into more playing time, he would likely show that he has good plate discipline and speed that he has yet to showcase. In 2013, he could be a real asset to the Padres and possibly fantasy owners, especially if he were put in a platoon, as he does much better against lefties (career .301/.405/.462), than righties (.219/.285/.309).

2012

Routinely a third baseman in the minors, Forsythe split his time in the majors last year between the hot corner and second base. Given the fact that the Padres are actively looking to trade Orlando Hudson during the winter, Forsythe could begin the spring competing for second base duties this year. He did seem a bit overmatched at times last year posting a slash line of just .219/.281/.287 while his walk rate more than halved from where it was in the minors, but he is normally a high-OBP hitter and is known for his outstanding plate discipline and above-average contact rates.

2011

Forsythe spent 2010 at Double-A San Antonio where he dealt with a broken hand and produced modest numbers. To his credit he stole 17 bases and continued to show good on base skills. At this point, it's almost certain that he won't hit for enough power to be a third baseman, where his glove has played well in the past. At second base, he's going to need to hit for a better average to be of much use to fantasy owners. Look for him to spend 2011 working on his game in the minors, waiting for a callup.

2010

Fresh off a six-week run as the hunky stranger on "Days of Our Lives" -- come on, "Logan Forsythe"? -- another product of the Padres' 2008 draft advanced all the way to Double-A in his first full season. There's a tinge of Sean Burroughs here, with such a lack of power that he'll have to hit .310 to be good, and the contact rate may not support that. He's also a lousy third baseman, and the bat certainly won't play anywhere else. He could be Dave Magadan if it all works out.