Logan Watkins

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Logan Watkins
Detroit Tigers
Second baseman
Born: (1989-08-29) August 29, 1989 (age 27)
Wichita, Kansas
Bats: Left Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 4, 2013, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
(through 2014 season)
Batting average .233
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 6
Teams

Vincent Logan Watkins (born August 29, 1989) is an American professional baseball infielder in the Detroit Tigers organization. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Chicago Cubs.

Early life[edit]

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

Professional career[edit]

Chicago Cubs[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. 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]

Detroit Tigers[edit]

On December 23, 2016, Watkins signed a minor-league contract with the Detroit Tigers.[5]

References[edit]

  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. 
  5. ^ Beck, Jason (January 10, 2017). "Tigers sign Minors contracts with 22 players". MLB.com. Retrieved January 10, 2017. 

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