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Logan Watkins | Second Baseman

Team: Chicago Cubs
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/29/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 195
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Logan Watkins tore his Achilles during a workout at the Cubs' spring training complex Wednesday.
He had just arrived in Arizona on Tuesday. Achilles tears can take a full year to recover from, so the 25-year-old utility infielder can probably be ruled out for the entire 2015 season. Watkins batted .246/.269/.338 in 31 games for the Cubs last summer. Feb 5 - 10:22 AM
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Cubs sent INF Logan Watkins outright to Triple-A Iowa.

Watkins was designated for assignment last week. He is a .233/.269/.301 career hitter in 110 major league plate appearances and is no longer on the Cubs' 40-man roster.
Mon, Dec 22, 2014 02:05:00 PM

Cubs designated INF Logan Watkins for assignment.

Watkins, 25, has posted decent numbers in the minors but has hit just .233/.269/.301 over 110 plate appearances in the majors. He's versatile and young, so some team might claim him on waivers.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 03:07:00 PM

Logan Watkins went 2-for-3 with a solo homer and two runs scored in a 5-1 win over the Cardinals on Saturday.

Watkins and Chris Valaika went back-to-back against Justin Masterson in the fourth inning. It was the first home run of Watkins' major league career. The 25-year-old made the start in right field for the first game of the doubleheader, as the Cubs wanted to take it easy on Jorge Soler's hamstring. Watkins has played all over the place in Triple-A this season and could stick as a utility player, though it probably won't lead to much fantasy value.
Sat, Aug 30, 2014 05:00:00 PM

Cubs recalled INF Logan Watkins from Triple-A Iowa.

Watkins has three hits in 10 at-bats with the big club this season. He'll provide infield depth.
Wed, Aug 27, 2014 03:25:00 PM

Cubs optioned INF Logan Watkins to Triple-A Iowa.

Watkins was with the team for just a couple of days to provide emergency depth in the infield with Starlin Castro sidelined. He could rejoin the Cubs once rosters expand in September.
Sun, Aug 24, 2014 06:33:00 PM

Cubs recalled INF Logan Watkins from Triple-A Iowa.

Watkins will give the Cubs some needed middle infield depth while Starlin Castro mourns the loss of a family member and three friends. Watkins is not fantasy-relevant.
Thu, Aug 21, 2014 01:59:00 PM

Cubs recalled INF/OF Logan Watkins from Triple-A Iowa.

Watkins has batted .243/.333/.379 with eight homers and 10 steals at Iowa this season. He'll function as a utility player.
Sun, Aug 4, 2013 10:33:00 AM

Cubs purchased the contract of INF/OF Logan Watkins from Double-A Tennessee.

He's now on the 40-man roster. Watkins batted .281/.383/.422 with nine homers and 28 steals at Double-A this season while playing the middle infield and the outfield.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 08:11:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Miguel Montero
2David Ross
3Welington Castillo
1B1Anthony Rizzo
2B1Addison Russell
2Tommy La Stella
SS1Starlin Castro
2Jonathan Herrera
3B1Kris Bryant
2Mike Olt
LF1Chris Coghlan
2Chris Denorfia
CF1Dexter Fowler
RF1Jorge Soler
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jon Lester
2Jake Arrieta
3Jason Hammel
4Kyle Hendricks
5Travis Wood
6Tsuyoshi Wada
7Jacob Turner
8Dallas Beeler
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Hector Rondon
2Neil Ramirez
3Pedro Strop
4Jason Motte
5Justin Grimm
6Phil Coke
7Edwin Jackson
8Brian Schlitter
9Zac Rosscup
10Gonzalez Germen