- Logan Morrison
- United States
- Opening Day Age
- Kansas City, MO
- Current Team
COLLEGE: Maple Woods CC, Kansas City, Kan.
HIGH SCHOOL: Northshore HS, Slidell, La.
DRAFT: 22nd round (666 overall), 2005, Florida Marlins
- Has played 11 seasons of MLB with Florida/Miami, Seattle, Tampa Bay, Minnesota, Philadelphia and Milwaukee.
- Enters 2022 season with 997 career MLB games played, 792 hits, 163 doubles, 140 home runs and 426 RBI.
- Hit .370 with 3 HR and 9 RBI in 9 games with the Rockers
- Blasted 2 HR against Lancaster on 6/2, including a ball that went over the scoreboard at Truist Point.
- Contract selected by Cincinnati on 6/11…Hit .347 with 2 HR and 12 RBI in 16 games with AAA Louisville before being shut down due to injury.
- Played nine games with Milwaukee, logging 25 AB, 3 H, 1 2B, 1 HR and 2 RBI with .120 average.
- Signed with the New York Yankees on 4/19/19 on a minor league deal.
- Released by the Yankees on 7/4/19 and signed with Philadelphia on 7/15/19.
- Played 29 games with Philadelphia with 35 AB, 7 H, 2 HR, 3 RBI and a .186 average.
- Signed with Minnesota as a free agent just before the start of spring training.
- Played in 95 games with a .186 average, 15 home runs and 39 RBI but spent significant time on the injured list.
- Was the Rays’ nominee for the Hank Aaron Award that recognizes the top hitter in each league … Hit career-high 38 home runs and tied for fifth in the American League and ranked third in franchise history for a season, trailing Carlos Peña (46 in 2007 and 39 in 2009).
- Made his sixth Opening Day roster, all starts, and recorded three hits vs. the Yankees.
- Hit his first career grand slam 4/14/17 at Boston off RH Rick Porcello.
- Hit his 100th career home run 6/3/17 at Seattle.
- Became the first player in Rays history to hit three homers in extra innings in one season, and the only player in baseball to do so in 2017 … All three came in getaway days on the road.
- Led the American League with 27 road homers.
- Missed the last month of the season with a left wrist strain.
- Acquired by Tampa Bay from Seattle along with INF Brad Miller and RHP Danny Farquhar in exchange for OF Boog Powell, RHP Nate Karns and LHP C.J. Riefenhauser (11/5/15).
- Nominated for the Hutch Award recognizing the MLB player who best exemplifies the fighting spirit and competitive desire of legendary leader Fred Hutchinson, the former MLB pitcher and manager who succumbed to cancer in 1964.
- Played in career-high 146 games for Seattle in 2015, his first season of 100 or more games since 2011 … Hit his first career walk-off home run in the 11th inning on 5/8/15 vs. Oakland off Dan Otero.
- Missed 53 games with a strained right hamstring, 4/16-6/10/14.
- Missed Miami’s first 61 games and a total of 123 consecutive games while recovering from right knee surgery … Returned on 6/9/13 at the New York Mets, his first MLB action since 7/28/12, and went on to make 78 starts at first base.
- Acquired by Seattle from Miami in exchange for RHP Carter Capps (12/13/13).
- Was the Marlins’ nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award in 2012 and 2013.
- Season ended after 93 games, landing on the 15-day IL with right knee inflammation … Underwent surgery to repair the patella tendon in September.
- His career-high 23 home runs were second on the Marlins to Giancarlo Stanton (34) while his 72 RBI were third on the team behind Stanton (87) and Gáby Sanchez (78) … At age 23, combined with Stanton (age 21) to hit 57 home runs, the most combined HR by teammates that young since 1992, when Texas’ Juan González and Dean Palmer combined for 69 HR … Had 52 XBH to tie for third among NL leftfielders … Made 117 starts, all in LF.
- Started and played all nine innings at the All-Star Futures Game in Anaheim … Made his MLB debut on 7/27/10 at San Francisco and singled off Matt Cain for his first career hit … Led MLB rookies with 20 2B and 7 3B … Hi his first career home run on 8/27/10 off ATL Tommy Hanson … Set Marlins rookie record by reaching base safely in 42 consecutive games, Aug 7-Sept 22 … The streak tied Yankees’ Mark Teixeira for the longest in the majors that year.
- A broken bone in his right thumb limited him to 79 games at AA Jacksonville.
- Named Florida State League Most Valuable Player at A Jupiter as he led the league in batting average (.332), OBP (.402), hits (162) and doubles (38).
- Named a South Atlantic League All-Star at A Greensboro as he tied for fourth in the league in home runs (24).
2006 (Maple Woods CC/Marlins)
- Began his professional career with the GCL Marlins (26 GM, .270 BA) and A- Jamestown (New York-Penn) (23 GM, .23 BA).
- Hit .436 with nine home runs and 45 RBI in his only season at Maple Woods Community College, the same college attended by Albert Pujols.
- Was starting pitcher in a 6-0 win over Highland 3/2/06.