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Logan Forsythe    \FOR-sythe\

John Logan Forsythe

Positions: Second Baseman, Third Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: January 14, 1987 in Memphis, TN
High School: Christian Brothers HS (Memphis, TN)
School: University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)
Drafted
by the San Diego Padres in the 1st round (46th pick) of the 2008 amateur draft.
Signed June 9, 2008. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 4, 2011 (Age 24.110, 17,536th in MLB history)   vs. PIT 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Padres/Rays 2011-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$1.1M (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 3.113, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: ACES (Sam & Seth Levinson) [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2011 24 SDP NL 62 169 150 12 32 9 1 0 12 3 1 12 33 .213 .281 .287 .568 62 43 3 3 2 2 3 54/6
2012 25 SDP NL 91 350 315 45 86 13 3 6 26 8 2 28 57 .273 .343 .390 .733 107 123 6 6 0 1 0 4/65D
2013 26 SDP NL 75 243 220 22 47 6 1 6 19 6 1 19 54 .214 .281 .332 .613 77 73 5 2 1 1 2 4576/9
2014 27 TBR AL 110 336 301 32 67 12 1 6 26 2 0 25 71 .223 .287 .329 .616 75 99 9 4 2 4 0 4D/5763
2015 28 TBR AL 77 305 266 29 78 15 1 8 32 7 2 27 47 .293 .377 .447 .824 130 119 5 10 0 2 0 *43/5D
5 Yrs 415 1403 1252 140 310 55 7 26 115 26 6 111 262 .248 .319 .365 .684 94 457 28 25 5 10 5
162 Game Avg. 162 548 489 55 121 21 3 10 45 10 2 43 102 .248 .319 .365 .684 94 178 11 10 2 4 2
SDP (3 yrs) 228 762 685 79 165 28 5 12 57 17 4 59 144 .241 .310 .349 .659 88 239 14 11 3 4 5
TBR (2 yrs) 187 641 567 61 145 27 2 14 58 9 2 52 118 .256 .330 .384 .715 101 218 14 14 2 6 0
NL (3 yrs) 228 762 685 79 165 28 5 12 57 17 4 59 144 .241 .310 .349 .659 88 239 14 11 3 4 5
AL (2 yrs) 187 641 567 61 145 27 2 14 58 9 2 52 118 .256 .330 .384 .715 101 218 14 14 2 6 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2011 24 SDP NL 62 169 -8 0 1 7 1 2 0.2 5 7 0.7 .503 .501 -0.1 0.9 -0 54/6
2012 25 SDP NL 91 350 4 2 -1 -10 2 -2 -0.2 11 9 0.9 .498 .499 1.8 -0.8 19 $481,400 4/65D
2013 26 SDP NL 75 243 -5 1 -1 -2 1 -7 -0.9 8 1 -0.1 .490 .495 0.2 -0.2 3 $499,000 4576/9
2014 27 TBR AL 110 336 -9 1 0 3 0 -4 -0.3 12 8 0.8 .495 .497 0.4 0.5 5 $509,700 4D/5763
2015 28 TBR AL 77 305 11 1 0 3 0 15 1.7 11 26 2.8 .521 .510 2.5 0.4 23 $1,100,000 *43/5D
5 Seasons 415 1403 -7 5 -1 1 5 3 0.5 47 50 5.1 .501 .500 4.8 0.8 49 $2,590,100
SDP (3 yrs) 228 762 -9 3 -1 -5 4 -7 -0.9 24 17 1.5 .496 .498 1.9 -0.1 22 $980,400
TBR (2 yrs) 187 641 2 2 1 6 0 11 1.4 23 34 3.6 .506 .502 2.9 0.9 28 $1,609,700

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2011 24 SDP NL 169 126 13 2.8 92 .269 .213 .251 .281 .317 .287 .390 .568 .708 62 .298 -7.0 -0.7 .492 .167 .073 .0
2012 25 SDP NL 350 238 44 4.9 93 .316 .273 .250 .343 .314 .390 .397 .733 .711 107 .543 4.0 0.4 .688 .225 .117 6.9
2013 26 SDP NL 243 181 21 3.1 89 .255 .214 .247 .281 .311 .332 .384 .613 .695 77 .357 -6.7 -0.7 .553 .227 .118 6.0
2014 27 TBR AL 336 249 29 3.1 92 .268 .223 .254 .287 .316 .329 .391 .616 .708 75 .357 -9.9 -1.0 .535 .196 .106 3.0
2015 28 TBR AL 305 197 47 6.4 96 .329 .293 .254 .377 .317 .447 .404 .824 .722 130 .663 11.9 1.2 .826 .274 .154 7.5
5 Yrs 1403 991 154 4.2 93 .292 .248 .252 .319 .315 .365 .394 .684 .709 94 .476 -7.7 -0.8 .628 .222 .117 26.0
162 Game Avg. 548 387 60 4.2 93 .292 .248 .252 .319 .315 .365 .394 .684 .709 94 .476 -7.7 -0.8 .628 .222 .117 10
SDP (3 yrs) 762 545 78 3.8 92 .287 .241 .249 .310 .314 .349 .391 .659 .705 88 .435 -9.7 -1.0 .599 .213 .108 14.1
TBR (2 yrs) 641 446 76 4.6 94 .297 .256 .254 .330 .317 .384 .398 .715 .714 101 .522 2.0 0.2 .664 .233 .129 11.0
NL (3 yrs) 762 545 78 3.8 92 .287 .241 .249 .310 .314 .349 .391 .659 .705 88 .435 -9.7 -1.0 .599 .213 .108 14.1
AL (2 yrs) 641 446 76 4.6 94 .297 .256 .254 .330 .317 .384 .398 .715 .714 101 .522 2.0 0.2 .664 .233 .129 11.0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2011 24 SDP NL 169 0.0% 19.5% 7.1% 5.9% 31% 2.75 4.5 12.5 0.80 1.00 70% 14% 0.0% 8%
2012 25 SDP NL 350 1.7% 16.3% 8.0% 6.3% 26% 2.04 5.5 52.5 12.1 0.61 0.67 72% 24% 4.2% 10%
2013 26 SDP NL 243 2.5% 22.2% 7.8% 5.4% 28% 2.84 4.1 36.7 11.6 0.79 1.10 66% 30% 7.1% 8%
2014 27 TBR AL 336 1.8% 21.1% 7.4% 5.7% 28% 2.84 4.2 50.2 11.6 0.73 0.90 68% 20% 4.8% 7%
2015 28 TBR AL 305 2.6% 15.4% 8.9% 7.9% 31% 1.74 5.7 33.3 8.3 0.68 0.72 70% 27% 7.3% 17%
5 Yrs 1403 1.9% 18.7% 7.9% 6.3% 28% 2.36 4.8 48.2 10.9 0.70 0.84 69% 24% 5.0% 10%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.7% 7.9% 7.4% 33% 2.50 4.6 36.1 8.5 0.83 1.11 68% 22% 7.5% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2011 24 SDP NL -7.0 -0.7 174 -0.9 1.9 -2.9 1.02 -0.9 -0.0 -6.9 -0.7 1.01 -9.8 0.76 16
2012 25 SDP NL 4.0 0.4 366 1.2 7.0 -5.8 .99 0.9 0.3 2.7 0.3 0.93 7.3 1.47 7
2013 26 SDP NL -6.7 -0.7 255 -0.9 4.4 -5.3 1.12 -0.4 -0.4 -11.8 -1.3 0.94 -6.2 1.28 11
2014 27 TBR AL -8.7 -0.9 346 -1.3 5.1 -6.4 1.05 -0.9 -0.3 -16.3 -1.7 1.00 -13.1 1.27 24
2015 28 TBR AL 11.9 1.2 314 0.4 5.7 -5.3 1.06 0.1 0.2 -1.2 -0.1 0.98 3.7 2.15 3
5 Yrs -6.5 -0.7 1455 -1.5 24.2 -25.7 1.05 -1.1 -0.3 -33.4 -3.5 0.97 -18.0 1.20 61

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2011 24 SDP NL 2 0 25% 48 3 1 75% 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 46% 7 3 4 0 0 0 4 3 1
2012 25 SDP NL 3 0 34% 149 8 2 80% 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 10 53% 22 14 8 5 1 4 11 3 8
2013 26 SDP NL 3 0 26% 70 6 1 86% 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 1 0 2 40% 15 10 4 1 1 0 4 0 4
2014 27 TBR AL 3 0 28% 117 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 2 12 34% 22 15 7 6 5 1 7 2 4
2015 28 TBR AL 2 0 20% 120 7 2 78% 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 1 1 7 40% 10 9 1 1 0 1 9 3 6
5 Yrs 13 0 27% 504 26 6 81% 24 5 2 0 0 1 1 0 14 1 5 3 5 36 43% 76 51 24 13 7 6 35 11 23

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2011 24 SDP NL 169 29% 32 4 0 16 5 0 1 0.76 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 100% 29 3 10% 16 6 38% 113 12 11% 6 4 67% 9 4 44% 0
2012 25 SDP NL 350 33% 86 15 1 7 3 1 1 1.47 6 0 4 3 3 5 1 0 1 0 0% 55 6 11% 32 5 16% 189 21 11% 15 6 40% 17 9 53% 0
2013 26 SDP NL 243 35% 47 3 0 11 3 1 3 1.28 6 0 4 4 2 2 4 0 3 1 33% 42 5 12% 22 4 18% 125 13 10% 11 4 36% 11 1 9% 0
2014 27 TBR AL 336 46% 67 11 1 24 5 0 2 1.27 6 0 11 1 5 2 4 0 3 2 67% 70 9 13% 34 12 35% 231 20 9% 18 8 44% 9 5 56% 0
2015 28 TBR AL 305 31% 78 12 0 3 0 0 1 2.15 8 0 8 3 5 5 3 0 1 0 0% 63 5 8% 34 7 21% 207 25 12% 24 12 50% 14 3 21% 0
5 Yrs 1403 36% 310 45 2 61 16 2 8 1.20 26 0 29 11 15 14 12 0 10 5 50% 259 28 11% 138 34 25% 865 91 11% 74 34 46% 60 22 37% 0
MLB Averages 55% 68% 11% 31% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2011 24 SDP NL 169 709 4.20 438 62.8% 36.5% 12.8% 23.1% 27.6% 63.5% 4.4% 39.9% 79.9% 8.3% 4.1% 7 0 12.4% 21 7 5.9% 10 6 8 25 24.2% 0 0 0
2012 25 SDP NL 352 1377 3.91 862 62.6% 32.8% 10.6% 26.6% 30.0% 67.2% 0.0% 42.0% 84.3% 11.4% 2.8% 10 0 15.1% 53 24 9.9% 35 16 18 39 31.6% 0 0 0
2013 26 SDP NL 243 956 3.93 599 63.0% 32.4% 15.2% 24.4% 28.0% 67.6% 1.4% 42.6% 77.5% 14.4% 3.7% 9 0 16.0% 39 16 8.2% 20 12 16 38 29.6% 0 0 0
2014 27 TBR AL 336 1356 4.04 863 63.6% 34.4% 11.5% 26.8% 27.3% 65.6% 0.0% 41.7% 82.5% 15.8% 3.9% 13 0 14.6% 49 17 9.2% 31 20 30 41 42.3% 0 0 0
2015 28 TBR AL 306 1247 4.08 769 61.7% 36.7% 10.3% 24.3% 28.7% 63.3% 0.0% 39.1% 83.8% 12.7% 6.9% 21 0 14.1% 43 12 9.5% 29 14 16 31 34.0% 0 0 0
5 Yrs 1406 5645 4.01 3531 62.7% 34.4% 11.8% 25.3% 28.5% 65.6% 0.8% 41.1% 82.0% 12.9% 4.3% 60 0 14.6% 205 76 8.9% 125 68 88 174 33.6% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.9% 27.6% 15.9% 27.1% 29.4% 72.4% 1.4% 46.3% 78.0% 27.1% 4.6% 13.8% 8.3% 24.2%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2011 24 62 169 150 12 32 9 1 0 12 3 1 12 33 .213 .281 .287 .568 62 43 3 3 2 2 3
2012 25 153 519 465 57 118 22 4 6 38 11 3 40 90 .254 .323 .357 .680 93 166 9 9 2 3 3
2013 26 228 762 685 79 165 28 5 12 57 17 4 59 144 .241 .310 .349 .659 88 239 14 11 3 4 5
2014 27 338 1098 986 111 232 40 6 18 83 19 4 84 215 .235 .303 .343 .646 84 338 23 15 5 8 5
2015 28 415 1403 1252 140 310 55 7 26 115 26 6 111 262 .248 .319 .365 .684 94 457 28 25 5 10 5

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2011 24 62 172 152 13 34 10 1 0 13 3 13 33 .224 .294 .303 .597 13 62
2012 25 91 362 323 52 94 14 3 7 30 9 31 57 .291 .365 .418 .783 47 91
2013 26 75 250 225 26 52 7 1 7 23 7 21 54 .231 .301 .364 .666 24 75
2014 27 110 344 307 37 73 13 1 7 30 2 27 71 .238 .304 .355 .659 32 110
2015 28 77 314 272 33 84 16 1 9 36 8 29 47 .309 .395 .474 .869 48 77
5 Yrs 415 1442 1279 161 337 60 7 30 132 29 121 262 .263 .338 .392 .729 164 415
162 Game Avg. 162 563 499 63 132 23 3 12 52 11 47 102 .263 .338 .392 .729 64 415



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Offensive WARs c a p y
2015 AL  2.5 (10th)

On-Base% s c a p y
2015 AL  .377 (10th)

Games Played s c a p y
2015 AL  77 (2nd)

Times On Base s c a p y
2015 AL  115 (10th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2015 AL  10 (2nd)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 1 (2466), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 2 (2831), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Second Base (283rd), 5.1 career WAR/5.1 7yr-peak WAR/5.1 JAWS
Average HOF 2B (out of 20) = 69.3 career WAR/44.4 7yr-peak WAR/56.9 JAWS

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