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Logan Forsythe | Second Baseman

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (28) / 1/14/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Logan Forsythe (groin) finished 3-for-3 with two doubles and two walks Wednesday versus the Orioles.
Forsythe was pulled early on Tuesday with discomfort in his left groin, but it was clearly nothing major. The versatile 28-year-old continues to enjoy a breakout season with Tampa Bay, now boasting a .291/.367/.456 slash line with 15 home runs, 27 doubles, and 53 RBI in 130 games. Sep 3 - 8:58 AM

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Logan Forsythe (groin) is in the Rays' starting lineup on Wednesday against the Orioles.

Forsythe made an early exit from Tuesday night's game after experiencing tightness in his left groin, but he felt fine taking grounders during pregame festivities on Wednesday. He'll bat fifth and start at second base.
Sep 2 - 5:56 PM

Logan Forsythe (groin) could miss the next two games.

Forsythe made an early exit Tuesday night against the Orioles after experiencing tightness in his left groin. He's scheduled to field grounders Wednesday during batting practice but won't push it too hard.
Sep 2 - 4:34 PM

Logan Forsythe exited Tuesday's game versus the Orioles with left groin tightness.

The Rays have indicated that his removal was precautionary. They're listing him as day-to-day but he would figure to miss at least a game or two.
Sep 1 - 9:15 PM

Logan Forsythe went 2-for-4 and hit his 15th homer to help lead the Rays to a 5-4 win over the Twins on Thursday.

Forsythe has been the Rays' best position player this year, and it isn't even particularly close. He's batting .278/.357/.437 through 439 at-bats.
Aug 27 - 11:19 PM

Logan Forsythe collected his 14th homer and his 22nd double as the Rays edged the A's 5-4 on Saturday.

Forsythe's numbers have dipped a bit as the year has gone on, but rWAR still rates him as the game's No. 3 second baseman behind Jason Kipnis and Ian Kinsler this season. Kipnis is the only second baseman to better his .361 OBP.
Aug 23 - 1:01 AM

Logan Forsythe blasted his 12th home run of the season in a losing effort against the Red Sox on Saturday.

He delivered a two-run single early in the ballgame, then a solo shot off Jean Machi in the ninth inning after the game had already been decided. With his 2-for-5 effort, Forsythe is now hitting .282/.367/.442 with 12 long balls and 45 RBI in what's shaping up to be a breakout season.
Aug 1 - 5:19 PM

Logan Forsythe hit back-to-back solo homers with Evan Longoria, but the Rays were unable to overcome the Orioles on Sunday.

Forsythe, who finished 2-for-3 with a walk, hit the latter of back-to-back jacks in the fourth inning off of Wei-Yin Chen. He's gone yard 11 times this season with 41 RBI while cobbling a productive .283/.369/.443 batting line. Forsythe entered play Sunday mashing lefties to the tune of a .949 OPS, so it was no surprise to see him victimize Chen.
Jul 26 - 4:01 PM

Logan Forsythe went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday afternoon's 5-4, 10-inning loss to the Phillies.

Forsythe took Phillies reliever Jake Diekman deep in the seventh inning to temporarily tie the game at 4-4. The solo shot was his 10th long ball of the season and pushed his RBI total to 40. Earlier in the contest, he also hit an RBI double. The infielder is working on a baby hitting streak, which he extended to six games thanks to Wednesday's effort. For the season he's slashing .283/.369/.438. He's already posted career highs for homers and RBI.
Jul 22 - 5:17 PM

Logan Forsythe is not in the Rays starting lineup on Saturday against the Yankees.

He'll take a seat against tough opposing right-hander Michael Pineda. Jake Elmore will draw the start in his place at second base and bat eighth for the Rays on Saturday.
Jul 4 - 11:26 AM

Logan Forsythe was 3-for-5 with a run scored against the Red Sox on Friday.

Forsythe cooled off significantly earlier this month, but he's hitting .476 (20-for-42) over his last 11 games. With a .298/.378/.453 batting line to go along with eight home runs, 32 RBI, and seven steals, he's been a nice surprise for the Rays and fantasy owners alike.
Jun 26 - 11:02 PM

Logan Forsythe went 2-for-3 with a solo home run, two walks, and two stolen bases in Monday's loss to the Blue Jays.

Forsythe drilled a solo home run in the seventh inning, attempting to help the Rays bridge a four-run deficit, but it wasn't enough. Forsythe has quietly been a quality fantasy asset, batting .293/.371/.455 with eight home runs, 32 RBI, and seven stolen bases.
Jun 22 - 10:48 PM

Logan Forsythe singled three times in four at-bats in a losing effort Sunday versus the Indians.

The game remained 0-0 nearly through regulation until the Indians walked off in the bottom of the ninth. The Rays simply could not capitalize on Forsythe's effort, as he was the only Rays batter to reach base more than once. He has notched multi-hit efforts in five of his last seven games and owns a productive .288/.364/.440 triple-slash line with seven home runs and 31 RBI.
Jun 21 - 3:54 PM

Logan Forsythe went 3-for-5 with two RBI and a stolen base, helping lead the Rays past the Nationals on Monday.

Forsythe pushed the Rays' lead to 2-0 with an RBI single in the third inning. He added another RBI single in the fourth to make it 5-0. It's his first multi-hit performance in 14 games in June. Forsythe has served well as the Rays' mostly-regular second baseman, batting .271/.351/.434 with seven home runs, 30 RBI, and five stolen bases.
Jun 15 - 10:44 PM

Logan Forsythe homered off Fernando Rodney in the top of the ninth to lead the Rays to a 1-0 win over the Mariners on Friday.

It was Forsythe's career-high seventh homer after he hit six each of the previous three seasons. He's playing much more than expected thanks to his hot start offensively and the Rays' injuries, and while he doesn't figure to keep hitting .282, the power is rather legit. He's a fringy mixed-league option at second base.
Jun 6 - 1:23 AM

Depth Charts

C1Rene Rivera
2Curt Casali
3J.P. Arencibia
4Luke Maile
1B1James Loney
2Richie Shaffer
2B1Logan Forsythe
SS1Asdrubal Cabrera
2Tim Beckham
3B1Evan Longoria
LF1Desmond Jennings
2Daniel Nava
3Joey Butler
CF1Kevin Kiermaier
2Mikie Mahtook
RF1Steven Souza
2Brandon Guyer
3Grady Sizemore
DH1John Jaso
Starting Pitcher
S1Chris Archer
2Jake Odorizzi
3Drew Smyly
4Erasmo Ramirez
5Matt Moore
6Alex Cobb
7Burch Smith
8Grayson Garvin
Relief Pitcher
R1Brad Boxberger
2Jake McGee
3Alex Colome
4Jeff Beliveau
5Steve Geltz
6Brandon Gomes
7Xavier Cedeno
8Matt Andriese
9Enny Romero
10C.J. Riefenhauser
11Kirby Yates
12Nate Karns