Help Support FanGraphs



Logan Forsythe
Birthdate: 1/14/1987 (30 y, 2 m, 16 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-1/195     Position: 2B
Drafted: 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1s, Pick: 16, Overall: 46, Team: San Diego Padres
Contract: $18.8M / 2 Years (2016 - 2017) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Forsythe led off and went 2-for-3 with an RBI in Tuesday's spring training loss to the Giants. (3/8/2017)
Profiles:  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Forsythe is arguably one the best acquisitions the Rays made in recent seasons. His approach at the plate allows him to hit anywhere in the top half of the lineup, as he works deep into counts and rarely expands his strike zone to give in to pitchers. He has shown the ability to function as a tablesetter when needed or as a run-producer as the latest version of the Ben Zobrist model in Tampa Bay. He has found a nice home defensively at second base, even if his double-play partner continues to be a revolving door. He loses on battles within the zone when pitchers get him to swing over splitters and breaking balls, or he gets caught guessing which half of the plate to cover. Early in his career, he was considered someone better against lefties than righties but has been better than the league average against both in each of the past two seasons. He is one of the more underrated players in the game for his position, and he should receive a strong fantasy boost following a trade to the Dodgers. (Jason Collette)

The Quick Opinion: Forsythe is a tough out that does many things well with a very high floor as a complete player, and his new environment should only increase his value.

If you would like to make a projection for this player, please Log In or Register.




Seasonas RFGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2013as RF3571000111202000000.200
Totalas RF3571000111202000000.200

Seasonas RFBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2013as RF28.6 %28.6 %1.00.200.429.8001.229.600.00021.0.497229
Totalas RF28.6 %28.6 %1.00.200.429.8001.229.600.00021.0.497229

Seasonas RFGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2013as RF2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %331518
Totalas RF2.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %331518