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Logan Forsythe

29-Year-Old Second Baseman – Tampa Bay Rays

2015 Stats

AVG

.281

HR

17

RBI

68

R

69

SB

9

2016 RotoWire 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.

January 15, 2016  –  Logan Forsythe News

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Forsythe avoided arbitration with the Rays on Friday by agreeing to a two-year, $10.25 million deal with a club option for 2018, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.

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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
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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

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Logan Forsythe Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 4 Tor Did not play.
Oct. 3 Tor Did not play.
Oct. 2 Tor Did not play.
Oct. 1 Mia Did not play.
Sep. 30 Mia Did not play.
Sep. 29 Mia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .281 .359 .444 .803
Sep. 27 @Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .358 .444 .802
Sep. 26 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .282 .359 .446 .805
Sep. 25 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .283 .361 .448 .809
Sep. 24 @Bos 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .362 .451 .813
Sep. 23 @Bos 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .361 .449 .810
Sep. 22 @Bos 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .362 .450 .812
Sep. 21 @Bos 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .284 .363 .449 .812
Sep. 20 Bal 3 2 2 1 0 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .361 .449 .810
Sep. 19 Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .357 .440 .797
Sep. 18 Bal Did not play.
Sep. 17 Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .358 .441 .799
Sep. 16 NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .360 .445 .805
Sep. 15 NYY 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .361 .448 .809
Sep. 14 NYY 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .360 .447 .807
Sep. 13 Bos 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .361 .447 .808
Sep. 12 Bos 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .364 .451 .815
Sep. 11 Bos 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .362 .452 .814
Sep. 9 @Det 4 2 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .363 .454 .817
Sep. 8 @Det 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .361 .445 .806
Sep. 7 @Det 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .361 .448 .809
Sep. 6 @NYY 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .290 .364 .452 .816
Sep. 5 @NYY 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .365 .454 .819
Sep. 4 @NYY 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .290 .366 .454 .820
Sep. 2 @Bal 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .367 .456 .823
Last 7 Days 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
Last 14 Days 24 4 7 3 0 1 8 4 6 0 0 2 2 0 .292 .406 .542 .948
Last 30 Days 82 10 21 8 0 2 15 11 21 0 1 2 2 1 .256 .351 .427 .778

Logan Forsythe: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
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
20151673210333.299.599.972
2014141195161.241.411.708
20137610280.211.368.651

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015373377356.273.375.728
2014160131101.206.256.536
2013144124116.215.313.593

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015261238305.272.402.743
2014157142130.242.350.645
2013116152112.207.302.575

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015279469384.290.484.860
2014144184132.201.306.585
20131047484.221.365.655
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
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3-Year Averages     396 353 8.3% 19.7% 0.42 78% .297 .131

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Games By Position

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

Contact

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.281 AVG
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79% Contact Rate
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.328 BABIP
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Power

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.444 SLG
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.163 ISO
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Plate Discipline

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0.50 BB/K
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8.9% BB Rate
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18.0% K Rate
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.803 OPS
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.359 OBP
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2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for Logan Forsythe

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

Forsythe (foot) is out of the lineup Sunday against the Blue Jays, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Forsythe (foot) is not in the lineup Saturday against the Blue Jays.

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Forsythe (foot) was scratched from Friday's lineup against the Blue Jays, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Forsythe is in the lineup Friday against the Blue Jays, Roger Mooney of The Tampa Tribune reports.

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Forsythe is not in the lineup Thursday, Chris Fischer of WTSP in Tampa reports.

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Forsythe's bruised right foot remains sore, but he could be used in a pinch-hit situation Wednesday if needed and is expected to play again this week, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Forsythe (foot) is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Marlins, Roger Mooney of The Tampa Tribune reports.

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Forsythe left Tuesday's game against the Marlins with a bruised right foot, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Forsythe left Tuesday's game against the Marlins after being hit by a pitch on his right foot, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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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.