Logan Watkins

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Logan Watkins
Chicago Cubs – No. 45
Second baseman
Born: (1989-08-29) August 29, 1989 (age 25)
Wichita, Kansas
Bats: Left Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 4, 2013 for the Chicago Cubs
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Batting average .233
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 6

Vincent Logan Watkins (born August 29, 1989) is a Major League Baseball infielder in the Chicago Cubs organization. He was selected by the Cubs in the 21st round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft.

Early life[edit]

Watkins attended Goddard High School in Goddard, Kansas, where he played football as a quarterback and baseball.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Watkins was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 21st round of the 2008 amateur draft. He signed with the team on June 27, 2008, receiving a reported signing bonus of $600,000.


In the Minors he has batted .277 with 23 home runs.


Chicago Cubs[edit]

Watkins was named the Cubs' minor league player of the year in 2012. The Cubs added him to their 40-man roster after the season.[2] On August 4, 2013, the Cubs promoted Watkins to the major leagues.[3] Watkins hit .246 with a home run in 65 at-bats with the Cubs in 2014.

Watkins was designated for assignment by the Cubs on December 19, 2014.[4]


  1. ^ Arguello, John (November 13, 2012). "Logan Watkins working his way to Wrigley". Chicago Now. Retrieved December 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Bryan LaHair designated for assignment as Cubs set 40-man roster | MLB.com: News". Mlb.mlb.com. Retrieved 2013-08-06. 
  3. ^ John Arguello (2013-07-25). "Logan Watkins gets the call up to Chicago, will start at 2B today. | Cubs Den". Chicagonow.com. Retrieved 2013-08-06. 
  4. ^ "Cubs claim catcher Ryan Lavarnway and outfielder Shane Peterson off waivers". MLB.com. December 19, 2014. Retrieved December 29, 2014. 

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