Logan Warmoth

Logan Brock Warmoth (born September 6, 1995) is an American professional baseball shortstop in the Seattle Mariners organization.

Logan Warmoth
Warmoth with the Dunedin Blue Jays in 2019
Seattle Mariners
Shortstop
Born: (1995-09-06) September 6, 1995
Orlando, Florida
Bats: Right
Throws: Right

High school and college

Warmoth attended Lake Brantley High School in Altamonte Springs, Florida.[1] In high school, he was ranked as the number-two middle infielder in Florida and the number-six middle infielder nationally by Perfect Game. He also received the Underclass High Honorable Mention from Perfect Game in 2012 and 2013.[2][3] He committed to the North Carolina Tar Heels over Clemson, Florida State and Stetson in 2014.[3] He played for the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod Baseball League in the summer of 2016.[4][5] In his freshman season, Warmoth started all 58 games for the Tar Heels and recorded a .246 batting average, 18 runs batted in (RBI), and 11 stolen bases.[1] As a sophomore, Warmoth hit .337 with four home runs, a team-leading 53 RBI, and eight stolen bases in 53 games played.[1] In 2017, Warmoth led the team with a .336 batting average, .554 slugging percentage, 60 runs scored, 19 doubles, and 10 home runs.[6] Warmoth won the Brooks Wallace Award for the nation's top college shortstop.[7]

Professional career

Minor leagues

In the 2017 Major League Baseball draft, Warmoth was selected 22nd overall by the Toronto Blue Jays.[6][8] Warmoth signed with the Blue Jays on June 28, and received a $2.82 million signing bonus.[9][10] He was assigned to the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Blue Jays, and appeared in six games before being promoted to the Short Season-A Vancouver Canadians of the Northwest League. In total, Warmoth appeared in 45 regular season games and hit .302 with two home runs, 23 RBI, and six stolen bases.[11] In 2018, Warmoth played with the Dunedin Blue Jays where he hit .248 with one home run and 28 RBIs in 75 games.[12] He split the 2019 season between Dunedin and the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, slashing .235/.324/.333 with three home runs and 31 RBIs over 101 games. In 2021, he played with the Buffalo Bisons where he batted .228 with nine home runs and 41 RBIs in 107 games.

After the 2022 season, the Seattle Mariners selected Warmoth from the Blue Jays in the Rule 5 draft.[13]

Personal life

Warmoth grew up in Altamonte Springs, Florida, with his two older brothers, Justin and Tyler. Tyler is a scout for the Seattle Mariners.[14] Justin is a weekday morning anchor at Orlando CBS-affiliate WKMG. They are the sons of Greg and Christine Warmoth. Greg is the Orlando ABC-affiliate WFTV's weeknight anchor.[15]

See also

  • Rule 5 draft results

References

  1. "Logan Warmoth Bio". goheels.com. Retrieved June 13, 2017.
  2. "UNC shortstop Logan Warmoth ready to prove you wrong".
  3. "Logan Warmoth - Player Profile - Perfect Game USA". www.perfectgame.org.
  4. "2017 MLB Draft profile: Logan Warmoth, SS, North Carolina". Minor League Ball. 14 April 2017.
  5. "#7 Logan Warmoth". pointstreak.com. Retrieved September 23, 2021.
  6. Chisholm, Gregor (June 12, 2017). "Blue Jays draft UNC's Warmoth at No. 22". MLB.com. Retrieved June 13, 2017.
  7. Friedlander, Brett (June 13, 2017). "UNC's Warmoth wins award as nation's top college shortstop". North State Journal. Retrieved June 15, 2017.
  8. Nicholson-Smith, Ben (June 12, 2017). "Blue Jays select Warmoth, Pearson with first-round draft picks". Sportsnet. Retrieved June 12, 2017.
  9. "Blue Jays officially sign first-round picks Warmoth, Pearson". Sportsnet. June 28, 2017. Retrieved June 28, 2017.
  10. "2017 Draft: Signing and Bonus Tracker". MLB.com. Retrieved July 5, 2017.
  11. "Logan Warmoth Minor League Statistics & History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 5, 2017.
  12. "Logan Warmoth Stats, Highlights, Bio - MiLB.com Stats - The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". MiLB.com. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  13. https://www.lookoutlanding.com/2022/12/7/23499118/mariners-select-logan-warmoth-former-first-rounder-in-milb-portion-of-rule-5-draft-from-toronto
  14. Buffery, Steve (June 13, 2017). "Toronto Blue Jays grab infielder Logan Warmoth, pitcher Nate Pearson in first round of MLB draft". news.nationalpost.com. Retrieved June 13, 2017.
  15. Boedeker, Hal (July 10, 2015). "WKMG promotes Justin Warmoth to anchor". orlandosentinel.com. Retrieved June 13, 2017.
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