LOGAN TAYLOR ALLEN … Posted a three-year collegiate ERA of 3.33 at Florida International (31G/30GS, 183.2IP, 162H, 68ER, 246SO)…Named 2020 Conference-USA Preseason Pitcher of the Year and was named Preseason All-American …Went 2-1 with a 2.45 ERA in 25.2IP over 4GS in 2020 with FIU before the season was shortened by the pandemic, including a pair of 13-K outings... Named to the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List in 2019... Freshman All-American... Played at University HS in Orange City, Florida, where he was named the 2017 Florida Gatorade Player of the Year, was a 3-time Daytona Beach News Journal Player of the Year... Majored in criminal justice at FIU... Brother Hunter played baseball at Alabama State (2014-16) ....Posted a 2-0 mark with a 0.00 ERA in three GS for Harwich in the Cape Cod League in 2019 (15.0IP, 7H, 0ER, 24SO)…Signed by Jhonathan Leyba... Grew up a Yankees fan; lists the 2021 Akron title as favorite baseball memory...Favorite players growing up were Derek Jeter and Clayton Kershaw...Has been asked to sign a Logan S. Allen card in every ballpark he's been in.
Split the season between AA Akron and AAA Columbus… Led the system in strikeouts (177) and was tied for second in wins (nine) and innings (132.2)…177 SO were third-most in all of Minor League Baseball…Started the year at AA Akron before June 29 promotion to Columbus…At the time of his promotion to Triple-A he was leading the Eastern League in strikeouts (104) and was 2nd in ERA (3.33) and batting average against (.216)... Was named Eastern League pitcher of the month for June, going 3-0 with a 1.75 ERA in four starts (25.2IP, 9H, 5R/ER, 39SO) and earned pitcher of the week honors for the week of June 19 after 6.0 shutout innings, two-hit performance at Hartford on June 16 (11K)... Did not make it out of the first inning in his Triple-A debut of June 30 at Iowa (0.2IP, 6H, 5R/ER)…Struck out 73 batters in 59.2 innings at AAA (11.0K/9)…For the season fanned 12.0 per 9.0IP (177/132.2IP)…Did enjoy three starts at AAA of at least 5.0IP and 0 ER allowed, including his final outing of the year on Sept. 27 vs. Indianapolis (5.0IP, 1H, 1R/0ER, 2BB, 6SO)… In his two-year career, lefties are hitting .191 (48-for-251) off him.