Logan Forsythe

Logan Forsythe #11

  • 2B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1"/205
  • Age: 29


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Logan Forsythe Stats

.281 17 68 9 .804

Logan Forsythe MLB Career Stats

.252 35 151 28 .702

Logan Forsythe Bio

  • Full Name: John Logan Forsythe
  • Pronunciation: FOR-sythe
  • Born: 1/14/1987 in Memphis, TN
  • Draft: 2008, San Diego Padres, 1st rd. (46th overall)
  • College: Arkansas
  • Debut: May 4, 2011
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2015 Stats 540 69 152 17 68 9 .281 .359 .804
MLB Career Stats 1526 180 384 35 151 28 .252 .323 .702

Logan Forsythe Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Rays AL 615 373 89.75 227.35 0.63 12.93 37.75
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.08 0.43 8.96 33.38


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January 15, 2016 at 12:35 PM ET

Rays sign Forsythe to two-year deal

Following a breakout 2015 season, second baseman Logan Forsythe reportedly has signed a two-year, $10.25 million contract with the Rays, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network.

October 8, 2015 at 1:05 AM ET

Forsythe has breakout year

Rays second baseman Logan Forsythe finished the 2015 regular season with a .281 average, 17 homers, 68 RBIs, 69 runs scored and nine steals.


Logan Forsythe Awards

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
09/07/2015 Tampa Bay AL

CAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Lake Elsinore CAL

Logan Forsythe Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2015 .281 23rd in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2015 .359 17th in AL


Season 2B Rank
2015 33 23rd in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2015 14 4th in AL

Logan Forsythe Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
January 22, 2014 San Diego Padres traded 2B Logan Forsythe, RHP Brad Boxberger, Matt Andriese, RHP Matt Lollis and SS Maxx Tissenbaum to Tampa Bay Rays for LHP Alex Torres and RHP Jesse Hahn.
June 10, 2013 Logan Forsythe roster status changed by San Diego Padres.
May 29, 2013 San Diego Padres sent SS Logan Forsythe on a rehab assignment to Tucson Padres.
April 24, 2013 San Diego Padres transferred 2B Logan Forsythe from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
March 31, 2013 San Diego Padres placed 2B Logan Forsythe on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2013.
June 3, 2012 San Diego Padres activated 2B Logan Forsythe from the 60-day disabled list.
May 14, 2012 sent 2B Logan Forsythe on a rehab assignment to Tucson Padres.
May 5, 2012 San Diego Padres transferred 2B Logan Forsythe from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
March 26, 2012 San Diego Padres placed 2B Logan Forsythe on the 15-day disabled list. Left foot fracture.
July 16, 2011 San Diego Padres recalled Logan Forsythe from Tucson Padres.
July 16, 2011 San Diego Padres activated 2B Logan Forsythe.
June 19, 2011 San Diego Padres optioned Logan Forsythe to Tucson Padres.
June 19, 2011 Logan Forsythe assigned to Tucson Padres.
May 27, 2011 San Diego Padres recalled Logan Forsythe from Tucson Padres.
May 17, 2011 San Diego Padres optioned Logan Forsythe to Tucson Padres.
May 4, 2011 San Diego Padres selected the contract of Logan Forsythe from Tucson Padres.
April 3, 2011 Logan Forsythe assigned to Tucson Padres from San Antonio Missions.
January 6, 2011 San Diego Padres invited non-roster 2B Logan Forsythe to spring training.
May 29, 2010 Logan Forsythe roster status changed by San Antonio Missions.
April 24, 2010 San Antonio Missions placed 3B Logan Forsythe on the 7-day disabled list. Broken hand.
February 18, 2010 San Diego Padres invited non-roster 3B Logan Forsythe to spring training.
June 25, 2009 3B Logan Forsythe assigned to San Antonio Missions from Lake Elsinore Storm.
April 9, 2009 Logan Forsythe assigned to Lake Elsinore Storm from AZL Padres.

John Logan Forsythe Bio Info

John Logan Forsythe...graduated from Christian Brothers High School and attended the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville...hit .351 (65-for-185) with eight doubles, two triples, seven home runs, 34 RBI and 41 runs scored for the Razorbacks in his final year...signed by Padres' scout Lane Decker


In his first year with the Rays, played in a career-high 110 games, including 75 starts (58-2B, 13-DH, 2-LF, 1-3B, 1-SS)...it was his first full major league season free of injury...44 of his starts came vs. LHP...tied his career highs with 6 HR and 26 RBI...5 of his 6 HR came vs. LHP...From June 16-Aug 14, while the Rays were 33-18, batted .330/.376/.522 (38-for-115) with 5 HR and 15 RBI in 37 games...apart from that stretch, hit .156/.234/.210 (29-for-186) with 1 HR and 11 RBI in 73 games...hit .118 (8-for-68) from Aug 15 through season's end...Was one of two players in the majors to start a game in all nine slots of the batting order, along with teammate Brandon Guyer...B.J. Upton in 2007 was the only other Ray to do this...according to the Elias Sports Bureau, they became the first teammates to do it since Pete Mackanin and John Castino for the 1980 Twins...Made his only start at SS on Sep 24 at BOS, with Yunel Escobar injured, his 12th career start there...made his first career app at 1B on April 17 vs. NYY on a 9th-inning switch...Homered in back-to-back games for the first time in his career June 28-29 at BAL...While playing 2B on June 30 at NYY, tied the club record (for any position) with 10 assists...tied Miguel Cairo, who did it twice (both at 2B)...that same night, delivered a go-ahead RBI single in the 12th for a 5-4 win, his second career go-ahead hit in extras (Sep 4, 2012 at LAD)...Made his first career Opening Day roster...started the 2013 (right plantar fasciitis) and 2012 (left foot surgery) seasons on the Padres DL.


Limited to 75 games with the Padres due to right plantar fasciitis and made 57 starts (31-2B, 9-SS, 8-3B, 7-LF, 2-RF)…began the season on the DL and was reinstated to make his season debut on June 10 after an 8-game rehab assignment with Triple-A Tucson... Started 24 consecutive games (June 10-July 6) at 2B while rookie Jedd Gyorko was on DL... Started only 2 of the Padres final 23 games as the plantar fasciitis resurfaced, but entered 9 games as a pinch-hitter... Was one of only six major league players to appear in 10 games or more at four different positions in 2013, joining teammate Alexi Amarista, PHI Freddy Galvis, DET Don Kelly, NYM Justin Turner and LAD Skip Schumaker... Homered in his first at-bat of the season, on June 10 vs. ATL off Julio Teheran…over his first 17 games (June 10-28) hit .303/.356/.485 (20-for-66) with 3 HR and 11 RBI…after that, batted .175/.249/.266 (27-for-154) with 3 HR and 8 RBI in 58 games through the end of the season, dropping his season avg. to .214... Started in left field on June 14 vs. ARI, his first career appearance in any outfield position... Matched his career high with 6 HR (also 2012).

2012 Set career-highs in nearly every offensive category, including games played (91), batting average (.273), hits (86), doubles (13), triples (three), home runs (six), RBI (26), runs (45), walks (28) and stolen bases (eight). Began the season on the DL after undergoing surgery on his left foot during Spring Training. Hit .259 (15-for-58) over 16 games on a rehab assignment with Triple-ATucson before being reinstated from the 60-day DL on 6/3. After being reinstated, started with a six-game hit streak for SD, hitting .409 (9-for-22) over his first six games. Hit .304 (31-for-102) over his first 30 games for SD from 6/3-7/16, before hitting .158 (9-for-57) over his next 19 games from 7/17-8/6 and finishing the year hitting .295 (46-for-156) over his final 42 games from 8/7-10/2. Over 23 games in September, hit .311 (28-for-90) with 22 runs scored. Off left-handed pitching, hit .384 (38-for-99) while hitting .222 (48-for-216) against right-handers. Hit the first Major League home run on 6/5 vs. SF, a walkoff solo home run off of Giants pitcher Steve Edlefsen... became the fourth Padre to hit a walkoff home run for his first career homer, and the third to do so against the Giants (also, Craig Lefferts on 4/25/86 and Benito Santiago on 9/17/86)...only other Padre with a walkoff homer for his first career home run was Paul McAnulty on 9/6/06 (ELIAS). Hit his first career pinch-hit home run in the bottom of the eighth inning on 7/5 vs. CIN, his second career homer, to tie the game at 1-1 before the Padres 2-1 victory in nine innings over the Reds. Made 76 starts total for the Padres, including 73 at 2B, two at SS and one at 3B...his start at SS on 8/13 at ATL was the first of his career. 2011 Started the season at Triple-A Tucson before spending the majority of the year with the Padres as part of his Major League debut...Originally had his contract selected by the Padres on 5/4 and made his Big League debut that day as a pinch-hitter...made three seperate stints with the Padres...optioned back to Tucson 5/17...recalled for his second stint 5/27 and optioned back 6/19...recalled for the final time 7/16 and spent the remainder of the season in the Majors...Collected his first Big League hit during his second trip to the Majors, 5/28 at WSH...Hit .308 (12-for-39) with runners in scoring position...Made 36 starts in the Majors, splitting his time between third base (21 starts) and second base (15 starts)...Season was cut short due to arthroscopic surgery on his left knee 9/8...Split his playing time at Tucson between second base (27 games), third base (17 games) and shortstop (four games). 2010 Played the entire season with Double-A San Antonio, moving to second base for the first time in his professional career. ... Ranked among Texas League leaders in walks (1st, 75) and on-base percentage (6th, .377). ... Batted .316 (62-for-196) with 14 doubles, one triple, two home runs and 26 RBI in 52 road games. ... Limited to 14 games in April and just three in May after suffering a broken right hand. ... Placed on the disabled list 4/24...returned to action 5/29. ... Had 26 multi-hit games...notched a season-high four hits on 8/5 vs. Corpus Christi. 2009 Split the season between Single-A Lake Elsinore and Double-A San Antonio, appearing in 66 games with each club...Entered the season ranked as the No. 11 prospect in the Padres organization by Baseball America...Combined to hit .296 (142-for-480) with 22 doubles, six triples, 11 home runs, 61 RBI, 83 runs scored and 11 stolen bases in 132 games...Posted a .504 slugging percentage at Lake Elsinore along with a .472 on-base percentage...Hit safely in 50 of his 66 games with the Storm, including 20 multi-hit efforts. 2008 Appeared in just 13 games between Rookie-level Peoria and Single-A Eugene after signing as a supplement-round selection in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft.