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Birth Date1-14-1987
Height6' 1"
Weight205 lbs
Age32 years, 4 months, 12 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2.92015
1.82016
1.52017
0.52018
0.52019
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2011 SDN 24 62 169 32 9 1 0 12 33 3 3 1 .213 .281 .287 70 -5.5 0.7 -1.3 -0.1
2012 SDN 25 91 350 86 13 3 6 28 57 6 8 2 .273 .343 .390 102 1.0 0.0 -3.6 0.7
2013 SDN 26 75 243 47 6 1 6 19 54 2 6 1 .214 .281 .332 84 -4.1 1.5 -1.0 0.3
2014 TBA 27 110 336 67 12 1 6 25 71 4 2 0 .223 .287 .329 87 -4.7 0.0 2.1 0.5
2015 TBA 28 153 615 152 33 2 17 55 111 14 9 4 .281 .359 .444 124 19.0 -2.9 -3.7 2.9
2016 TBA 29 127 567 135 24 4 20 46 127 8 6 6 .264 .333 .444 113 9.8 0.6 -7.9 1.8
2017 LAN 30 119 439 81 19 0 6 69 109 4 3 2 .224 .351 .327 93 -2.8 0.5 4.5 1.5
2018 LAN 31 70 211 40 10 0 2 17 43 0 2 0 .207 .270 .290 78 -4.8 0.0 7.0 0.8
2018 MIN 31 50 205 46 6 0 0 24 40 3 1 0 .258 .356 .292 80 -4.4 1.5 -5.5 -0.3
2019 TEX 32 37 149 36 11 1 3 23 32 2 1 0 .295 .412 .475 125 5.0 0.4 -2.5 0.7
Career89432847221431366318677464116.250.331.3771008.52.3-11.98.8

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2008 EUG A- NWN 3 11 .256 .343 .361 .500 119 0.2 0.3 0 91 0 0.3 -0.1 -0.3 0.0
2008 PDR Rk AZL 9 35 .267 .339 .383 .333 94 0.1 1.0 0 167 0 -1.0 -0.8 0.5 0.0
2009 LEL A+ CLF 66 305 .275 .356 .434 .378 97 30.8 8.7 0.6 180 0 -1.0 -1.6 12.2 2.0
2009 SAN AA TXS 66 290 .264 .338 .381 .363 117 0.9 8.7 1.2 118 0 -0.5 1.0 2.0 1.3
2010 SAN AA TXS 107 472 .264 .337 .392 .327 89 13.4 13.5 -1.1 124 0 -1.3 1.3 -2.3 1.0
2011 SDN MLB NL 62 169 .249 .313 .388 .269 91 -6.4 4.6 0.3 70 14 -1.3 0.7 -5.5 -0.1
2011 TUC AAA PCL 46 218 .295 .364 .460 .413 107 16.6 6.8 0.4 151 0 -3.1 1.2 9.5 1.4
2012 SDN MLB NL 91 350 .255 .318 .399 .316 97 3.5 9.6 -0.2 102 10 -3.6 0.0 1.0 0.7
2012 TUC AAA PCL 16 74 .290 .349 .450 .359 101 4.1 2.2 0.3 95 0 1.6 -0.5 -1.2 0.2
2013 SDN MLB NL 75 243 .251 .310 .384 .255 97 -5.8 6.4 0.1 84 11 -1.0 1.5 -4.1 0.3
2013 TUC AAA PCL 8 33 .292 .353 .462 .438 114 4.2 0.9 0.1 138 0 -0.3 0.6 0.9 0.2
2014 TBA MLB AL 110 336 .253 .313 .395 .268 95 -5.5 8.7 -1.1 87 9 2.1 0.0 -4.7 0.5
2015 TBA MLB AL 153 615 .253 .312 .403 .323 104 16 16.6 -2.1 124 8 -3.7 -2.9 19.0 2.9
2016 TBA MLB AL 127 567 .251 .315 .411 .314 103 6.5 16.0 -1.3 113 9 -7.9 0.6 9.8 1.8
2016 DUR AAA INT 2 7 .274 .315 .397 .250 110 1.2 0.2 -0.1 128 0 0.0 -0.2 0.1 0.0
2017 LAN MLB NL 119 439 .256 .323 .426 .299 92 0.4 12.8 0.1 93 9 4.5 0.5 -2.8 1.5
2017 RCU A+ CAL 6 20 .261 .325 .387 .600 105 0.2 0.6 -0.1 85 0 -0.1 0.3 -0.8 0.0
2018 LAN MLB NL 70 211 .250 .319 .405 .255 96 -12.1 5.9 0 78 9 7.0 0.0 -4.8 0.8
2018 MIN MLB AL 50 205 .251 .320 .415 .333 105 -3.4 5.7 -0.3 80 9 -5.5 1.5 -4.4 -0.3
2018 RCU A+ CAL 3 10 .245 .300 .392 .125 116 -2.2 0.3 -0.1 17 0 -0.1 0.0 -1.1 -0.1
2019 TEX MLB AL 37 149 .247 .321 .433 .375 112 4.5 4.3 -0.6 125 16 -2.5 0.4 5.0 0.7

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2008 PDR Rk AZL 35 26 2 6 0 0 0 6 0 5 8 0 0 .231 .429 .231 .000 0 0
2008 EUG A- NWN 11 9 2 3 1 0 0 4 0 1 3 0 0 .333 .455 .444 .111 0 0
2009 LEL A+ CLF 305 236 46 76 13 3 8 119 30 61 48 6 2 .322 .474 .504 .182 0 0
2009 SAN AA TXS 290 244 37 68 9 3 3 92 31 41 63 5 0 .279 .385 .377 .098 1 1
2010 SAN AA TXS 472 392 66 99 22 1 3 132 38 75 95 17 5 .253 .378 .337 .084 0 0
2011 SDN MLB NL 169 150 12 32 9 1 0 43 12 12 33 3 1 .213 .281 .287 .073 2 2
2011 TUC AAA PCL 218 178 41 58 12 0 8 94 34 33 50 8 4 .326 .445 .528 .202 1 0
2012 SDN MLB NL 350 315 45 86 13 3 6 123 26 28 57 8 2 .273 .343 .390 .117 1 0
2012 TUC AAA PCL 74 58 12 15 2 3 1 26 9 13 18 3 0 .259 .419 .448 .190 0 0
2013 TUC AAA PCL 33 25 6 9 2 2 2 21 5 8 7 0 0 .360 .515 .840 .480 0 0
2013 SDN MLB NL 243 220 22 47 6 1 6 73 19 19 54 6 1 .214 .281 .332 .118 1 1
2014 TBA MLB AL 336 301 32 67 12 1 6 99 26 25 71 2 0 .223 .287 .329 .106 4
2015 TBA MLB AL 615 540 69 152 33 2 17 240 68 55 111 9 4 .281 .359 .444 .163 6 0
2016 TBA MLB AL 567 511 76 135 24 4 20 227 52 46 127 6 6 .264 .333 .444 .180 2 0
2016 DUR AAA INT 7 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 1 1 0 1 0 .400 .571 1.000 .600 0 0
2017 RCU A+ CAL 20 14 4 3 0 0 0 3 0 4 9 0 0 .214 .450 .214 .000 0 0
2017 LAN MLB NL 439 361 56 81 19 0 6 118 36 69 109 3 2 .224 .351 .327 .102 5 0
2018 MIN MLB AL 205 178 19 46 6 0 0 52 14 24 40 1 0 .258 .356 .292 .034 0 0
2018 RCU A+ CAL 10 10 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 .100 .100 .200 .100 0 0
2018 LAN MLB NL 211 193 18 40 10 0 2 56 13 17 43 2 0 .207 .270 .290 .083 1 0
2019 TEX MLB AL 149 122 21 36 11 1 3 58 22 23 32 1 0 .295 .412 .475 .180 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2011 697 0.5423 0.3917 0.7949 0.5370 0.2194 0.8719 0.5714 0.2051 0.0049
2012 1373 0.5237 0.4181 0.8397 0.5994 0.2187 0.8794 0.7203 0.1603 0.0043
2013 947 0.5111 0.4224 0.7725 0.6054 0.2311 0.8532 0.5514 0.2275 0.0013
2014 1341 0.5272 0.4146 0.8219 0.5714 0.2397 0.8738 0.6842 0.1781 0.0063
2015 2521 0.5038 0.4038 0.8143 0.5504 0.2550 0.8798 0.6708 0.1857 0.0005
2016 2347 0.5070 0.3958 0.7750 0.5538 0.2334 0.8209 0.6630 0.2250 0.0000
2017 1905 0.4950 0.3244 0.7686 0.4677 0.1840 0.8141 0.6554 0.2314 0.0000
2018 1700 0.5418 0.3582 0.8243 0.5081 0.1810 0.8483 0.7447 0.1757 0.0000
2019 649 0.5270 0.3097 0.8458 0.4737 0.1270 0.8889 0.6667 0.1542 0.0000
Career134800.51590.38410.80320.54050.21700.85380.66920.19680.0015

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-09-05 2013-09-11 DTD 6 4 Right Foot Plantar Fasciitis - -
2013-07-14 2013-07-21 DTD 7 3 Right Knee Soreness - -
2013-03-27 2013-06-10 60-DL 75 63 Right Foot Plantar Fasciitis - -
2013-03-08 2013-03-26 Camp 18 0 Right Foot Plantar Fasciitis - -
2013-02-16 2013-02-25 Camp 9 0 - Knee Soreness - -
2012-10-03 2012-10-04 DTD 1 1 Right Knee Soreness - -
2012-09-27 2012-09-29 DTD 2 2 Right Knee Soreness - -
2012-06-18 2012-06-19 DTD 1 1 - Abdomen Strain -
2012-06-14 2012-06-17 DTD 3 3 - Abdomen Strain - -
2012-03-26 2012-06-03 60-DL 69 54 Left Foot Recovery From Surgery Fractured Sesamoid 2012-03-09 -
2012-03-02 2012-03-26 Camp 24 0 Left Foot Surgery Fractured Sesamoid 2012-03-09 -
2011-09-01 2011-09-29 DTD 28 25 Left Knee Surgery Meniscus 2011-09-08 -
2011-09-01 2011-09-01 DTD 0 0 Right Knee Inflammation Patellar Tendon - -
2011-04-16 2011-04-18 Minors 2 2 Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis -
2010-09-30 2010-09-30 Minors 0 0 - Knee Surgery Meniscus - -
2010-04-24 2010-05-29 Minors 35 0 Right Hand Fracture -
2008-06-21 2008-08-18 Minors 58 0 - Thumb Surgery Ligament - -
2007-01-01 2007-01-01 Coll 0 0 Right Foot Surgery Fractured Sesamoid - Date Approximate - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 TEX $2,000,000
2018 LAN $9,000,000
2017 LAN $7,000,000
2016 TBA $2,250,000
2015 TBA $1,100,000
2014 TBA $509,700
2013 SDN $499,000
2012 SDN $481,400
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$20,840,100
2019Current$2,000,000
8 yrPvs + Cur$22,840,100
8 yrTotal$22,840,100

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 113 dPSI Sports1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Texas as a free agent 2/26/19 (minor-league contract). Salary of $2M in majors.
  • 2 years/$10.25M (2016-17) plus 2018 club option. Signed extension with Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration). $2.5M signing bonus ($0.75M paid 4/1/16, $0.75M paid 6/1/16, $1M paid 8/1/16). 16:$1M, 17:$5.75M, 18:$8.5M club option ($1M buyout). 2018 option may increase by $2.5M ($0.5M each for 550, 600 plate appearances in 2016. $0.5M each for 550 (met), 600 PAs in 2017. $0.5M for 1,200 PAs in 2016-17 combined.) Acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Tampa Bay 1/23/17. LA Dodgers exercised 2018 option 11/17. Acquired by Minnesota in trade from LA Dodgers 7/31/18 with $2,951,613 remaining on contract.
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2015). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.5097M (2014). Acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 1/22/14. Signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14.
  • 1 year/$0.499M (2013). Re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13.
  • 1 year/$0.4814M (2012). Re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11. Contract purchased by San Diego 5/4/11.
  • Drafted 2008 (1s-46) (Arkansas). Signed 6/08, $0.835M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 239 30 57 12 1 5 27 32 50 3 1 .281 .385 .424 122 15.1 SS 0, 3B 0 1.5
80o 219 26 51 11 1 5 24 28 47 2 1 .273 .372 .422 114 11.2 SS 0, 3B 0 1.1
70o 204 24 46 10 1 4 21 25 45 2 1 .263 .360 .400 108 8.8 SS 0, 3B 0 0.8
60o 192 22 42 9 1 4 20 23 43 2 1 .255 .351 .394 104 6.8 SS 0, 3B 0 0.7
50o 180 20 39 8 1 4 18 21 41 2 1 .250 .344 .391 99 5.2 SS 0, 3B 0 0.5
40o 168 18 34 7 1 3 16 19 39 1 1 .231 .325 .354 95 3.6 SS 0, 3B 0 0.3
30o 156 16 32 7 1 3 15 17 37 1 1 .235 .323 .368 90 2.3 SS 0, 3B 0 0.2
20o 141 14 27 6 0 3 13 15 34 1 1 .218 .305 .339 84 0.8 SS 0, 3B 0 0.1
10o 121 12 22 5 0 2 11 12 30 1 0 .206 .289 .308 76 -0.7 SS 0, 3B 0 -0.1
Weighted Mean185214191419224221.256.351.4001015.8SS 0, 3B 00.6

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-03-22 20:00:00 (link to chat)"Low minors second base prospect is always a tough profile." Ahhh, so THAT'S why every scout crapped all over me, and Dustin, and Cano, and Mookie B., and on and on and on. Maybe second base shouldn't be looked at as a "tough profile" any more than any other position.
(Jose Altuve from Cooperstown, but later)
So Pedroia was a shortstop prospect until Double-A, Cano was mostly a shortstop until High-A (and looked like he would end up at third if we're counting), and Betts played all over the place. People will bring up Jose Altuve until the cows come home, but isn't the guy who turned out to have an 8 hit more the exception than the rule?

Here's an exercise: group your favorite X number of MLB second basemen and see how many were second basemen in the low-minors.

I'll start. Aside from the above, Daniel Murphy wasn't, Ian Kinsler wasn't, Ben Zobrist wasn't, Javier Baez wasn't, Brandon Phillips wasn't, Neil Walker wasn't, Dee Gordon wasn't, Logan Forsythe wasn't, Brian Dozier mostly wasn't, I think Jason Kipnis and Rougned Odor moved there in High-A, hell even Joe Panik moved there in Double-A. (Jarrett Seidler)
2016-05-18 19:00:00 (link to chat)Who do you like better ROS: Yunel Escobar or Steve Pearce?
(Jimmy from SF)
I really value Pearce's versatility he's filled in admirably for an injured Logan Forsythe at second and he can play first and third as well. Pearce has also been hitting for power. We know pretty much what Escobar is going to do, he's a BABIP monster that will end up hitting .300 but the Angels offense isn't good (outside of Trout). I'd rather have Pearce hitting in the middle of that Rays lineup. (George Bissell)
2015-05-05 15:00:00 (link to chat)What up Bobby Shlaina? Three ?s 1) Who do you trust more: Dee Gordon, Logan Forsythe or a dude with a paw-print tattoo? 2) Is it worth picking up Matt Moore or nah? 3) Drake or Lamar?
(Boosie from Freed)
Boosie, what's good?

1. I trust Dee Gordon with my life.

2. Matt Moore faced hitters for the first time recently and is certainly worth stashing in a DL spot.

3. One of the great questions in life, but I'm glad it was asked. The beauty of the Drizzy/Kendrick debate is that you don't have to choose. While chatting, I've been listening to GKMC and IYRTITL. I wasn't a big fan of Kendrick's latest album, though, and ultimately give the edge to Drake. He's got all the hits, boy. (Nick Shlain)
2014-03-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is Logan Forsythe like a mini-me version of Ben Zobrist? How do you see them using Forsythe and is he being groomed as Zorilla's eventual replacement?
(Jake from Kalamazoo)
There are some similarities (defensive versatility, good approaches, well-rounded skill sets) but Forsythe has to prove he can hit righties and stay healthy before we get too far ahead of ourselves here. (R.J. Anderson)
2014-02-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Nate Karns or Jesse Hahn?
(Danny from Boston)
Looks like the details of that Rays-Nats swap are coming in, so we've got a few Qs on that front.

This is a fun one because the Rays just traded Jesse Hahn (and Alex Torres) for Logan Forsythe and a grab bag of prospects a month ago, and now they've traded Jose Lobaton (and a grab bag of prospects) for Nick Karns.

Hahn and Karns are similar in a few senses: both were college arms, both have injury histories, both have two good pitches, and so on. Even their outlooks are a lot alike: possible MOR arm or impact bullpen guy. I guess it comes down to the medicals, and without knowing which is better, I'll just call them evenish. (R.J. Anderson)
2013-06-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)hey is Logan Forsythe worth the add. I am looking to have a versatile bench in case of injuries or slumps.
(RLewis from Home)
It really depends on league, but he is a guy that both Collette and I like. (Paul Sporer)
2013-02-15 12:00:00 (link to chat)Who are 3-5 guys you are really expecting fantasy breakouts from this year?
(Sexy Rexy from At Work)
Erasmo Ramirez, Logan Forsythe, Alex Cobb (Jason Collette)
2013-03-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)The Padres seem to have a glut of super utility players this season, who makes the roster and who is out? I'd like to see Blanks make it but that probably means Guzman is gone. Does Forsythe have a shot at being the everyday SS? I love his bat. Thanks!
(Kyle from San Francisco, CA)
Hi Kyle. I agree with your assessment of Blanks and Guzman. They fill the same need. Guzman has done it, but I cling to the hope that Blanks still has untapped potential. I'm not sold on Logan Forsythe as an everyday shortstop. It'd be fantastic if he can do it, because he has nice on-base skills, but it seems to me he's a bit stretched defensively at that spot. (Geoff Young)
2013-02-26 14:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think J. Gyorko starts at 2b for the Pads on opening day? Are you a believer in his bat and ability to stick at 2b?
(Jay from Madison)
I'm a bigger believer in his bat than in his glove at 2B, but with 3B occupied by Chase Headley, the Padres will give him a shot to prove that he can handle the keystone. I'll tentatively say that Logan Forsythe is the favorite for Opening Day, but that could change in the coming weeks. Keep an eye on Jason Martinez's daily Minor League Update for the latest on that battle. (Daniel Rathman)
2013-01-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thanks for the chat, R.J. Please rank the following infielders by 2013 fantasy upside: Josh Rutledge, Logan Forsythe, Jed Lowrie, Everth Cabrera, Chris Nelson, Adeiny Hechavarria, and Donovan Solano.
(Todd from Oakland)
Hey Todd,

I'm not too good at fantasy (as Marc Normandin can attest) but I'd rank 'em something like:

Lowrie - Hurt often but probably the best hitter of the bunch
Cabrera - Should swipe a ton of bags and he has the positional advantage over Forsythe
Rutledge - Not as good as last year but he can hit and that park will help
Forsythe - Park hurts
Nelson - Park should help
Solano - I think I undersold him last year, but I don't know that I can put him higher
Hechavarria - Not sold that he's a fantasy contributor (R.J. Anderson)
2013-01-16 13:30:00 (link to chat)What do you think about Logan Forsythe? I feel he can be a deep sleeper for fantasy owners next year. What kind of line can I expect from him?
(Nick from San Diego)
He's an interesting player. I guess it depends on the type of league stats you're using. His biggest value is tied to his ability to control the strike zone and work counts. He can hit for a solid average but doesn't have much pop behind it. He's of limited value to me from a fantasy perspective. (Mark Anderson)
2012-07-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Come August 1, Gyorko will be playing (position) in (city), while Headley will be playing (position) in (city).
(dianagram from NYC)
My crystal ball shows Gyorko splitting time between second and third at Tucson, with Headley remaining at the hot corner in San Diego. Gyorko probably could come up and contribute right now, but Headley is a better third baseman and the Padres won't move him unless they are overwhelmed by an offer. Meanwhile, they need to continue evaluating Alexi Amarista and Logan Forsythe at second. It's a bit of a logjam, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. (Geoff Young)


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