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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 Fielding

Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2011 SDP NL 24 3B 26 21 18 184.0 67 19 47 1 5 .985 6 5 39 33 3.23 2.54 .954 2.53 2.53
2011 SDP NL 24 2B 23 15 14 147.1 84 40 40 4 12 .952 -4 2 -33 16 4.89 3.48 .985 4.76 4.75
2011 SDP NL 24 SS 1 0 0 2.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 4.24 4.40
2012 SDP NL 25 2B 81 73 67 647.0 365 166 187 12 35 .967 -16 -11 -29 -20 4.91 4.36 .984 4.77 4.72
2012 SDP NL 25 SS 5 2 1 21.2 11 4 7 0 1 1.000 0 1 0 55 4.57 2.20 .970 4.28 4.20
2012 SDP NL 25 3B 4 1 1 17.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 -2 0 -148 0 1.06 0.50 .950 2.44 2.42
2012 SDP NL 25 DH 2 0
2013 SDP NL 26 2B 34 31 29 282.1 160 59 99 2 21 .988 1 2 5 9 5.04 4.65 .984 4.72 4.72
2013 SDP NL 26 OF 13 9 4 77.1 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 -2 -31 1.28 0.85 .986 2.13 2.13
2013 SDP NL 26 3B 11 8 6 67.1 20 5 14 1 0 .950 -2 -1 -30 -16 2.54 1.73 .958 2.59 2.59
2013 SDP NL 26 LF 11 7 4 64.1 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 -2 -2 -39 -37 1.26 0.82 .984 1.83 1.82
2013 SDP NL 26 SS 11 9 8 79.0 51 15 34 2 4 .961 -1 -1 -15 -15 5.58 4.45 .975 4.40 4.40
2013 SDP NL 26 RF 3 2 0 13.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -1 0 -74 0 1.38 0.67 .985 2.08 2.07
2014 TBR AL 27 2B 74 58 47 553.0 233 82 149 2 22 .991 0 2 1 4 3.76 3.12 .984 4.61 4.60
2014 TBR AL 27 DH 20 13
2014 TBR AL 27 3B 6 1 1 22.0 10 4 6 0 0 1.000 -0 1 -9 55 4.09 1.67 .956 2.58 2.55
2014 TBR AL 27 LF 3 2 0 16.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -2 0 -143 0 1.12 0.67 .985 2.02 2.00
2014 TBR AL 27 OF 3 2 0 16.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -2 0 -143 0 1.12 0.67 .985 2.25 2.27
2014 TBR AL 27 SS 2 1 1 10.0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 -0 0 -37 0 2.70 1.50 .973 3.96 3.95
2014 TBR AL 27 1B 1 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 9.00 1.00 .990 9.00 8.90
2015 TBR AL 28 2B 29 28 21 236.0 100 26 72 2 4 .980 1 3 5 15 3.74 3.38 .984 4.56 4.51
2015 TBR AL 28 1B 15 9 6 85.1 79 78 1 0 7 1.000 -2 -2 -31 -27 8.33 5.27 .995 9.07 8.98
2015 TBR AL 28 3B 7 4 4 44.0 18 5 13 0 0 1.000 2 0 41 0 3.68 2.57 .957 2.70 2.69
2015 TBR AL 28 DH 4 3
5 Seasons 2B 241 205 178 1865.2 942 373 547 22 94 .977 -17 -2 -11 -1 4.44 3.82 .984 4.69 4.66
5 Seasons 3B 54 35 30 334.1 117 33 82 2 5 .983 4 5 13 17 3.10 2.13 .955 2.56 2.56
3 Seasons DH 26 16
4 Seasons SS 19 12 10 113.0 65 19 44 2 5 .969 -1 0 -14 0 5.02 3.32 .974 4.33 4.30
2 Seasons OF 16 11 4 93.1 13 13 0 0 0 1.000 -2 -2 -25 -25 1.25 0.81 .986 2.15 2.16
2 Seasons 1B 16 9 6 86.1 80 79 1 0 7 1.000 -2 -2 -30 -27 8.34 5.00 .995 9.07 8.98
2 Seasons LF 14 9 4 80.1 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 -4 -2 -60 -29 1.23 0.79 .985 1.87 1.86
1 Season RF 3 2 0 13.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -1 0 -74 0 1.38 0.67 .985 2.08 2.07
5 Seasons TOT 346 272 228 2492.2 1217 517 674 26 111 .979 -19 -1 -9 0 4.30 3.44 .982 4.44 4.40
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
2011 SDP NL 24 3B 6 39 6 2 4 0 5 33 4 0 1
2011 SDP NL 24 2B -4 -33 -4 -3 -1 0 2 16 1 0
2011 SDP NL 24 SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 SDP NL 25 2B -16 -29 -14 -9 -5 -2 -11 -20 -8 -2
2012 SDP NL 25 SS 0 0 0 0 -0 0 1 55 1 0
2012 SDP NL 25 3B -2 -148 -0 0 -0 -2 0 0 0 0
2013 SDP NL 26 2B 1 5 1 3 -2 0 2 9 3 0
2013 SDP NL 26 3B -2 -30 -2 -1 -1 0 -1 -16 0 0
2013 SDP NL 26 LF -2 -39 -1 1 -2 -1 -2 -37 -2 0
2013 SDP NL 26 SS -1 -15 -1 0 -2 0 -1 -15 -1 0
2013 SDP NL 26 RF -1 -74 -1 -1 -0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 TBR AL 27 2B 0 1 1 2 -1 -1 2 4 1 0
2014 TBR AL 27 3B -0 -9 1 0 0 -1 1 55 1 0
2014 TBR AL 27 LF -2 -143 -1 -1 -0 -1 0 0 0 0
2014 TBR AL 27 SS -0 -37 -0 0 -0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 TBR AL 27 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 TBR AL 28 2B 1 5 1 1 0 -0 3 15 3 0
2015 TBR AL 28 1B -2 -31 -2 -1 -1 -0 -2 -27 -2 0
2015 TBR AL 28 3B 2 41 2 1 0 -0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons 2B -17 -11 -14 -5 -9 -3 -2 -1 0 -2
5 Seasons 3B 4 13 7 3 4 -3 5 17 5 0 1
4 Seasons SS -1 -14 -1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 0
2 Seasons 1B -2 -30 -2 -1 -1 -0 -2 -27 -2 0
2 Seasons LF -4 -60 -2 0 -2 -2 -2 -29 -2 0
1 Season RF -1 -74 -1 -1 -0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons TOT -19 -9 -11 -3 -8 -7 -1 -1 0 1 -2 1 0
Lg Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
2011 SDP NL 24 62 36 62 48 0 0 0 23 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 20 1
2012 SDP NL 25 91 76 91 86 0 0 0 81 4 5 0 0 0 0 2 8 2
2013 SDP NL 26 75 57 75 66 0 0 0 34 11 11 11 0 3 14 0 12 0
2014 TBR AL 27 110 75 110 80 0 0 1 74 6 2 3 0 0 3 20 26 4
2015 TBR AL 28 47 44 47 42 0 0 15 29 7 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 1
5 Seasons 385 288 385 322 0 0 16 241 54 19 14 0 3 17 26 68 8
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- 2B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 643 543 463 43 GB GBs GBr LD LDs LDf
2011 SDP NL 24 627 57% 75% 29% 45 87% 0 40 13 16 11 40 34 4 0 2 4 1 2 1 2 12 9 0 3 0 12 3 9 0 0 0
2012 SDP NL 25 2784 61% 76% 34% 258 88% 0 166 62 78 26 187 166 16 1 1 12 1 4 7 8 35 13 5 5 5 32 10 20 2 2 0
2013 SDP NL 26 1189 58% 77% 35% 114 95% 0 59 23 26 10 99 84 11 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 21 7 3 6 1 18 7 11 3 2 1
2014 TBR AL 27 2293 55% 70% 27% 184 95% 0 82 40 31 11 149 135 8 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 22 7 3 6 1 21 9 11 1 1 0
2015 TBR AL 28 953 50% 72% 31% 92 89% 0 26 15 6 5 72 67 4 0 3 2 0 1 1 2 4 2 1 1 0 4 1 3 0 0 0
5 Seasons 7846 57% 74% 31% 693 91% 0 373 153 157 63 547 486 43 1 9 22 2 8 12 14 94 38 12 21 7 87 30 54 6 5 1
MLB Averages 56% 75% 32% 92%

Advanced Fielding -- 3B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 543 53 GB LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
2011 SDP NL 24 786 64% 74% 30% 65 92% 0 19 14 2 3 47 38 8 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 5 4 0 4 0 0 0 4 100%
2012 SDP NL 25 73 56% 71% 19% 2 100% 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 SDP NL 26 289 53% 74% 31% 21 90% 0 5 3 2 0 14 12 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 TBR AL 27 90 57% 77% 24% 10 100% 0 4 4 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 TBR AL 28 192 51% 70% 28% 19 95% 0 5 5 0 0 13 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons 1430 59% 74% 29% 117 93% 0 33 26 4 3 82 70 10 0 1 2 0 1 1 1 5 4 0 4 0 0 0 4 100%
MLB Averages 56% 75% 32% 86% 64%

Advanced Fielding -- SS*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 643 63 463 163 363 GB GBs GBr LD LDs LDf
2011 SDP NL 24 11 45% 73% 36% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 SDP NL 25 92 49% 78% 33% 10 90% 0 4 2 2 0 7 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2013 SDP NL 26 346 56% 75% 36% 39 87% 0 15 4 7 4 34 29 4 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 4 1 0 1 0 1 3 1 2 1 0 1
2014 TBR AL 27 53 70% 64% 25% 4 75% 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Seasons 502 56% 75% 34% 53 87% 0 19 6 9 4 44 36 7 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 5 2 0 1 0 1 4 2 2 1 0 1
MLB Averages 56% 75% 32% 89%

Advanced Fielding -- 1B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag 3U Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 363 361 36 GB GBs LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
2014 TBR AL 27 5 20% 120% 40% 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 TBR AL 28 359 50% 71% 29% 25 92% 0 78 10 65 2 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
2 Seasons 364 50% 71% 29% 25 92% 0 79 10 66 2 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
MLB Averages 56% 75% 32% 93% 82%

Advanced Fielding -- LF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2013 SDP NL 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 6 3 50.0% 3 0 0.0% 0 256 55% 73% 36% 24 38%
2014 TBR AL 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 33.3% 4 0 0.0% 0 75 48% 71% 31% 9 22%
2 Seasons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 12 5 41.7% 7 0 0.0% 0 331 54% 72% 35% 33 33%
MLB Averages 63.7% 2.2% 56% 75% 38% 47%

Advanced Fielding -- RF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2013 SDP NL 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 35% 82% 39% 7 29%
1 Season 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 35% 82% 39% 7 29%
MLB Averages 46.4% 2.3% 56% 75% 38% 50%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Errors Committed as 2B s c a p y
2012 NL  12 (3rd)

Total Zone Runs as 3B s c a p y
2011 NL  6 (5th)

                           

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