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Logan Allen

Logan Allen

P | B/T: R/L | 6' 3" 200 | Age: 22
Draft: 2015 (Rd: 8, #231, Boston Red Sox) - IMG Academy
West Palm Beach, FL USA
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2019 2 3 6.18 9 4 0 27.2 17 1.77
1 Season 2 3 6.18 9 4 0 27.2 17 1.77
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2019 9 2-3 6.18 27.2 17 1.77
1 Season 9 2-3 6.18 27.2 17 1.77

Standard MLB Pitching Statistics

SeasonTmLGBFWLERAGGSSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIP
2019 2 Teams 127 2 3 6.18 9 4 0 27.2 36 20 19 4 13 17 1.77
2019 SD NL 118 2 3 6.75 8 4 0 25.1 33 20 19 4 13 14 1.82
2019 CLE AL 9 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 2.1 3 0 0 0 0 3 1.29
*: All Star Season, Rankings AL/NL: Top 5 10 15 20      Click for Chart.

Scouting Report

Scouting grades: Fastball: 55 | Curveball: 45 | Slider: 50 | Changeup: 60 | Control: 50 | Overall: 50

Allen pitched for IMG Academy's (Fla.) high school squad as a senior before going to the Red Sox in the eighth round of the 2015 Draft and signing for $725,000. He already has been traded twice, getting dealt to the Padres in a package for Craig Kimbrel in November 2015 and going to the Indians in the three-team swap that sent Trevor Bauer to the Reds this July. The Double-A Texas League Pitcher of the Year in 2018, he made his big league debut this June but has struggled this year in Triple-A and the Majors.

After pitching with a below-average fastball at the outset of his career, Allen now operates more in the 92-94 mph range with late life. He's aggressive with his fastball placement and confidently attacks right-handed hitters on the inner half of the plate. A changeup that receives plus grades and plays nicely off his heater is his best secondary offering, and he also has feel for throwing his curveball and slider for strikes, with the latter grading as the better pitch.

Allen battled elbow issues during his first full pro season but has been healthy since. His four-pitch mix and pitchability give him a higher floor than ceiling, and he has the durability needed to be a workhorse starter in the big leagues.


Statcast - Pitching

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2019 450 95 6 6.3 91.6 2.7 .329 .550 .401 .407 .435 52.1 13.4 10.2
ALL 450 95 6 6.3 91.6 2.7 .329 .550 .401 .407 .435 52.1 13.4 10.2
MLB 40553 6.3 87.5 11.2 .251 .412 .317 .318 .371 34.5 21.7 8.3

Transactions

Team Date Transaction
09/30/2019 Cleveland Indians recalled LHP Logan Allen from Columbus Clippers.
08/15/2019 Cleveland Indians optioned LHP Logan Allen to Columbus Clippers.
08/14/2019 Cleveland Indians recalled Logan Allen from Columbus Clippers.
08/02/2019 Columbus Clippers activated LHP Logan Allen.
07/31/2019 Cincinnati Reds Traded CF Taylor Trammell to San Diego Padres; San Diego Padres Traded RF Franmil Reyes, LHP Logan Allen and 3B Victor Nova to Cleveland Indians; Cincinnati Reds Traded LHP Scott Moss and RF Yasiel Puig to Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Indians Traded RHP Trevor Bauer to Cincinnati Reds.
07/31/2019 Cleveland Indians optioned LHP Logan Allen to Columbus Clippers.
07/27/2019 San Diego Padres optioned LHP Logan Allen to El Paso Chihuahuas.
06/18/2019 San Diego Padres recalled Logan Allen from El Paso Chihuahuas.
01/24/2019 San Diego Padres invited non-roster LHP Logan Allen to spring training.
08/10/2018 LHP Logan Allen assigned to El Paso Chihuahuas from San Antonio Missions.
06/24/2018 San Antonio Missions activated LHP Logan Allen from the 7-day disabled list.
06/11/2018 San Antonio Missions placed LHP Logan Allen on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 9, 2018.
04/01/2018 LHP Logan Allen assigned to San Antonio Missions from Lake Elsinore Storm.
06/27/2017 LHP Logan Allen assigned to Lake Elsinore Storm from Fort Wayne TinCaps.
08/24/2016 Fort Wayne TinCaps activated LHP Logan Allen from the 7-day disabled list.
08/14/2016 Fort Wayne TinCaps sent LHP Logan Allen on a rehab assignment to Tri-City Dust Devils.
08/05/2016 Fort Wayne TinCaps sent LHP Logan Allen on a rehab assignment to AZL Padres.
06/11/2016 Fort Wayne TinCaps placed LHP Logan Allen on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 9, 2016.
11/16/2015 LHP Logan Allen assigned to Fort Wayne TinCaps.
11/13/2015 San Diego Padres traded RHP Craig Kimbrel to Boston Red Sox for 3B Carlos Asuaje, SS Javier Guerra, LHP Logan Allen and CF Manuel Margot.
09/03/2015 LHP Logan Allen assigned to Lowell Spinners from GCL Red Sox.
07/22/2015 GCL Red Sox activated LHP Logan Allen from the temporarily inactive list.
07/03/2015 GCL Red Sox placed LHP Logan Allen on the temporarily inactive list.
06/22/2015 LHP Logan Allen assigned to GCL Red Sox.
06/21/2015 Boston Red Sox signed LHP Logan Allen.