Full name LOGAN SHANE ALLEN...Single...Regards his disabled big brother, Philip, as his source of inspiration... Active with the Miracle League, which is a foundation throughout the U.S. and internationally that helps physically challenged children and adults play baseball... This offseason, launched a T-shirt campaign to raise money for the organization with the message, “What Handicap?”...Roots for the Miami Dolphins and Georgia Bulldogs... Attended IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla....Committed to the University of South Carolina prior to signing with the Red Sox in June 2015.
Spent time with the Cleveland, Baltimore and Colorado organizations, with Major League appearances with both the Guardians and the Orioles...Made the Guardians’ Opening Day roster for the second consecutive season and went 1-0 with a 4.50 ERA (6.0 IP, 3 ER) in four relief appearances before being designated for assignment on May 2...Acquired off waivers by Baltimore on May 5 and made three relief appearances with the Orioles, posting a 10.80 ERA (1.2 IP, 2 ER)...Designated for assignment by Baltimore on May 17 and outrighted to the Minors on May 20...made 21 relief appearances with Triple-A Norfolk, going 1-0 with an 8.51 ERA (24.1 IP, 23 ER), 11 walks and 21 strikeouts...Release by Baltimore on Aug. 21 and signed by Colorado to a Minor League contract on Aug. 26...made six starts for Triple-A Albuquerque and went 1-3 with a 6.43 ERA (28.0 IP, 20 ER), nine walks and 25 strikeouts.
Split the season between Cleveland and the Triple-A Columbus rotation, ending the season with a solid last five weeks to lower his Major League ERA from 9.13 to 6.26…Started the year in the ML rotation after allowing just 1 run over 14.0 Spring Training innings, becoming the first lefty to make a start for Cleveland since Ryan Merritt in the second game of a DH on Aug. 30, 2017 at New York-AL...Was first LH starter to make an Opening Day roster for Cleveland since T.J. House in 2015, becoming just the fourth lefty to make a start for Cleveland in March/April since 2010, joining House, Scott Kazmir (2013) & David Huff (2010)…Went 1-4 with a 9.19 ERA in 5 April starts (16ER/15.2IP) before being optioned for the first time (April 29)…Allowed three homers over consecutive starts, April 23-28... Around his stints in Cleveland, he posted a 7.95 ERA in 12 games/11 starts in Columbus (43ER/48.2IP)…Did not pitch at Triple-A from May 20-June 11 due to left elbow inflammation…Over his last four AAA outings (7/28-8/18) he posted a 2-0 mark with a 3.79 ERA (8ER/19.0IP)…Over his final stint with Cleveland, he worked into the 6th inning in three straight starts, Aug. 27-Sept. 6, and over his last stint in Cleveland posted an ERA of 3.90 (27.2IP, 28H, 12ER, 6BB, 22SO)… Walked 11 in 22.2 IP over his seven first-half starts...From Sept. 23-on, made three scoreless relief outings to end the season (6.0IP, 7H, 0R, 1BB, 7SO)…Posted a 1-7 mark with a 7.11 ERA in 11 starts (35ER/44.1IP), losing his last six decisions as a starter (4/16-9/14; lone win as a starter came on 4/11 vs. DET)…Lefties hit .342 (13-for-38) with 2 HR allowed and batters hit .394 (13-for-33) off him with RISP.
Split the season between Cleveland and the Alternate Training Site in Lake County... Spent two stints with the Major League club, Aug. 11-24 and Sep. 25-26...Made season debut on Aug. 11 vs. Chicago-NL (3.0IP, 4H, 1R/ER) and recorded a career-high 4.2 innings of relief in his second outing of Aug. 23 vs. Detroit (4.2IP, 5H, 3R/ ER), the longest relief outing by a Cleveland pitcher in 2020...Final outing came during second stint on Sept. 26 vs. Pittsburgh, recording four strikeouts in 3.0 scoreless frames...Lefties were just 1-for-9 off Logan while right-handed batters hit .344 (11-for-32, .993 OPS)...Batters hit .192 (5-for-26) off him with runners on base and just .118 (2-for-17) with RISP.
Logan was acquired at the trade deadline from the San Diego Padres in a trade that included Yasiel Puig and Franmil Reyes...Made his Cleveland debut on August 14 vs. Boston, a 2.1 inning relief appearance in his only appearance/stint with Cleveland following the acquisition...Opened the year at AAA El Paso, going 3-1 with a 3.14 ERA in six May starts (28.2IP, 23H, 10ER, 34SO) after struggling in April (8.15 ERA)...Made his Major League debut on June 18 vs. Milwaukee (7.0IP, 3H, 0R, 2BB, 5SO), picking up the win in the 4-1 Padres victory...He recorded a win in his second start on June 25 at Baltimore (6.0IP, 8H, 2R) and was with the Padres for five weeks, June 18-July 26...Assigned to AAA Columbus after the trade, making five regular season starts for the Clippers... Posted a 2-0 record with a 2.38 ERA in two postseason starts for the Int'l league Champion Clippers (11.1IP, 9H, 3ER, 8SO)...Combined at the Triple-A level in 2019, he posted a 5.85 ERA in 18 regular season starts (52ER/80.0IP).
Split the year with El Paso (AAA) and San Antonio (AA) and earned MiLB.com Organization All-Star and Texas League Pitcher of the Year honors...His 151 strikeouts led the Padres system (majors and minor leagues)...His 10 wins with SA (10-4) are the most he's had with a single team in a season...his 14 wins between SA and ELP set a career high...Combined with reliever Jason Jester for the club's 13th no-hitter in franchise history as SA blanked Tulsa 6-0 on 5/31....Earned TL Mid-Season All-Star honors after going 8-3 with a 2.78 ERA with SA... At the time of his promotion to ELP on 8/10, led the TL in wins (10), ERA (2.75), SO (125), WHIP (1.05) and opponent average (.205) ...Following his promotion to ELP, went 4-0 with a 1.63 ERA (5 ER, 27.2 IP), 26 SO and .206 opponent average...His 2.54 ERA was his lowest in a single year since he posted a 1.11 ERA in his first professional season (2015)...Became the 11th SA hurler to win the TL Pitcher of the Year accolade and the first since Josh Geer in 2007...notable pitchers from SA to earn the honor include Bob Turley (1951), Dennis Eckersley (1974), Sid Fernandez (1983), Eric Gagne (1999) and Travis Blackley (2003)...Worked a career-high 7.2 IP on 7/18 vs. Midland... tossed 7.0+ innings on six separate occasions in 2018...Fanned a career-high 12 batters on 5/20 at Midland...his 151 SO split between ELP and SA set a career high in a season...Awarded TL postseason All-Star honors for the first time in his career...Made his second-career postseason performance (first with GCL Rex Sox in 2015) in the semi-final round vs. Fresno with ELP...saddled with the loss after working 4.1 innings of three-run ball, allowing 10 hits with four SO... Hit .333 with ELP (2-for-6) and .273 (3-for-11) between ELP and SA...collected his first-career hit on 5/31 at Tulsa...Entered 2019 rated as the No. 74 prospect by MLB Pipeline, No. 80 by ESPN.com and No. 92 by Baseball America...Among prospect rankings in the Padres farm system, he was tabbed No. 8 by Baseball America and ESPN.com and No. 9 by MLB Pipeline.
Earned Midwest League Mid-Season All-Star honors after posting a 4-4 record and a 2.02 ERA (14 ER/62.1 IP) with Fort Wayne (A)...Split the season with FW and Lake Elsinore (A), combining for a 2.95 ERA.
Split the season between AZL Padres (R), Tri-City (A) and Fort Wayne (A), owning a 3-5 record with a 3.47 ERA (24 ER/62.1 IP).