by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/16/2013) Padres infielder Logan Forsythe (foot) took batting practice on the field for the first time since he had the protective boot removed from his right foot.
Forsythe also took some grounders prior to Thursday's game against the Nationals. He is eligible to come off the 60-day disabled list on May 22.
"He's on the field doing baseball activities stuff, so he's on the way back," manager Bud Black told MLB.com. "He's on the mend."
Logan Forsythe not ready for baseball activities
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (5/15/2013) Padres infielder Logan Forsythe is eligible to come off the 60-day disabled list on May 22, but will not begin baseball activities this week, manager Bud Black said Wednesday.
Forsythe has yet to play this season due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot.
Logan Forsythe ditches boot
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (5/7/2013) Padres infielder Logan Forsythe had the protective boot removed from his foot and is expected to begin jogging Wednesday, MLB.com reports.
Forsythe has been sidelined since spring training due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot.
"By next week, you could see him in more baseball-related activities," manager Bud Black said Tuesday.
Logan Forsythe moved to 60-day DL
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (4/24/2013) The Padres transferred Logan Forsythe to the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday. The move was made retroactive to March 22.
Forsythe is expected to have the protective boot removed from his right foot in the near future as he continues to recover from plantar fasciitis.
The 26-year-old has been out as he recovers from plantar fasciitis.
Logan Forsythe healing for Padres
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (4/9/2013) Padres infielder Logan Forsythe suffered a setback with his plantar fasciitis during the spring that caused him to start the year on the disabled list. But it was discovered that the setback actually gave him an opportunity to begin healing more quickly, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune.
"I’m told there was a benefit to that setback," said Forsythe Tuesday. "The short-term affect was that I started the season on the disabled list. But the long-term benefit is that it gave me a jump start on the healing."
The plan for Forsythe is to remain in a protective boot until April 17. He will then begin rehab.
"We have to exhibit a lot of patience with Logan," said manager Bud Black. "There is no ETA."
Logan Forsythe officially placed on 15-day DL
by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (3/31/2013) The Padres have officially placed Logan Forsythe on the 15-day disabled list, the club announced Sunday.
Forsythe will miss about six weeks due to plantar fasciitis. He was likely to start at third base with Chase Headley out. Instead, his injury opens up playing time for Alexi Amarista and Cody Ransom in the Padres infield.
Logan Forsythe out six weeks with plantar fasciitis
by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (3/28/2013)Logan Forsythe will miss at least six weeks due to plantar fasciitis, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
Forsythe was in the driver's seat for the Padres' third base job after Chase Headley's injury opened the door. Alexi Amarista and Cody Ransom will split time at third base in his absence, with starting second baseman Jedd Gyorko potentially moving back to third base, his original position in the minors, for a few games.
Logan Forsythe sees specialist about foot
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (3/27/2013) MLB.com reports Padres infielder Logan Forsythe was sent to San Diego on Wednesday to see a specialist about the plantar fasciitis in his right foot.
Forsythe saw his first Cactus League action since March 7 on Tuesday but left after three innings due to pain in his foot.
"He's really sore," manager Bud Black said.
Forsythe remains a strong candidate to begin the season on the disabled list.
Logan Forsythe likely heading to DL
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (3/26/2013) Padres infielder Logan Forsythe, who is dealing with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, suffered a setback Tuesday. Forsythe appeared to be in a great deal of pain and is a strong candidate to the start the season on the disabled list, according to MLB.com.
Logan Forsythe returns to lineup
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (3/26/2013) Padres infielder Logan Forsythe is in Tuesday’s lineup against the Giants.
Forsythe has been out since early March with plantar fasciitis in his right foot. With Chase Headley out, Forsythe should open the year as a starter at either second or third base.
Logan Forsythe vows to be ready by opener
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (3/25/2013) Padres infielder Logan Forsythe told MLB.com Monday he will be ready for opening day. Forsythe said the plantar fasciitis in his right foot only bothers him when he sprints.
Logan Forsythe plays in Double-A game
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (3/24/2013) Padres infielder Logan Forsythe (plantar fasciitis) played in a Double-A minor-league game Sunday. He went 3 for 4 with a home run and two singles. Forsythe played three innings at third base in the contest.
Shorthanded Padres could be missing Logan Forsythe, Carlos Quentin
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (3/22/2013) The Padres could be without outfielder Carlos Quentin and infielder Logan Forsythe when the season begins, as both continue to recover from injuries, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. Quentin is attempting to come back from knee surgery, while Forsythe has been out of action since March 7 due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot.
"We’re looking for those guys to be in a good spot physically and to be ready April 1. There is not a make or break day, but there’s no doubt we have to see something," manager Bud Black said.
When asked if either player would begin the season on the disabled list, Black was noncommittal. "Let’s hope not. Possibly," he said. "We're not to that point yet. We’ll do what is best for the player and the organization.”
Forsythe has been limited to drill work in recent days, while Quentin has appeared mostly in minor-league games, playing the field just once. The Padres open the season April 1 in New York.
Logan Forsythe to replace Chase Headley
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (3/20/2013) CBSSports.com Senior Columnist Scott Miller reports Padres infielder Logan Forsythe is expected to get most of the playing time at third base with Chase Headley expected to miss the first month of the season with a thumb injury. However, this is all hinging on Forsythe recovering from his plantar fasciitis injury in time for the start of the season.
Prospect Jedd Gyorko will continue to see most of his playing time at second base. However, if Alexi Amarista continues to swing a hot bat, then there could be times Gyorko shifts to third base in order to get Amarista in the lineup at second base.
Logan Forsythe an option for 3B
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (3/18/2013) With Chase Headley expected to miss up to a month due to a fractured thumb, Logan Forsythe could be the opening day third baseman for the Padres. Jedd Gyorko, who has played mostly second base this spring, could also play the hot corner in Headley's absence.
"There's a lot of options," manager Bud Black told MLB.com.
Forsythe, who batted .273 with six homers and 26 RBI in 315 at-bats last season, hasn't played since March 7 because of plantar fasciitis in his right foot but is expected to return to Cactus League action soon.
Forsythe ready to shed boot
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (3/13/2013) San Diego infielder Logan Forsythe (foot) could have the boot removed from his injured right foot shortly, reports MLB.com. The second baseman would then likely need 2-3 days of therapy before he can be cleared for game action.
Forsythe hoping treatment helps
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/11/2013) Padres infielder Logan Forsythe is expected to be sidelined until the weekend with a foot issue he started experiencing last Friday, U-T San Diego reports. Forsythe, who is vying for the starting job at second base this spring, is dealing with plantar fasciitis in his right foot and received an injection on Sunday to help alleviate the pain. He was fashioning a protective boot on his right foot Monday.
Forsythe to miss a few days
(3/9/2013) The Padres announced on Saturday that infielder Logan Forsythe will miss three to four days due to plantar fasciitis. Forsythe is competing with Jedd Gyorko for the starting job at second this spring. Hes got a foot issue and were going to stay away from it for three or four days, manager Bud Black told the U-T San Diego. Were having it looked at.
Forsythe playing all over field
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (2/26/2013) San Diego infielder Logan Forsythe is currently taking ground balls at second, third and shortstop and is also fielding fly balls in left, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune. Unfortunately, he's not the leader to start at any of those positions to break camp. However, manager Bud Black believes Forsythe will get starter's at-bats. How? "Is a guy offensively capable of getting 500 at-bats in a season and can he do the job on defense? Padres manager Bud Black asked rhetorically Tuesday morning. If the answer to those questions is yes, I view that player as being a starter. Logan has the ability to do that. So, yes, I see him as a starter.
Forsythe ready to compete
(2/24/2013) Padres second baseman Logan Forsythe made his Cactus League debut on Sunday against the Mariners after dealing with a sore knee earlier in camp. He went 0 for 3 with a strikeout in the 8-3 loss. Forsythe is competing with Jedd Gyorko for the starting job at second base this spring.
Forsythe almost 100 percent
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (2/21/2013) Padres manager Bud Black told reporters Thursday infielder Logan Forsythe, who has been sidelined with a sore left knee, ran in the outfield and is close to resuming full activity.
Forsythe has knee issue
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (2/16/2013) San Diego second baseman Logan Forsythe will miss a few days of practice drills due to a sore left knee issue, reports MLB.com Saturday. Forsythe is day to day and the injury is not considered to be a serious one at this time. Already considered one of the organization's most versatile players for his ability to play several infield positions, Padres infielder Logan Forsythe said Friday he will also work in the outfield during spring training.
Forsythe fortifying defensive side
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (2/15/2013) Already considered one of the organization's most versatile players for his ability to play several infield positions, Padres infielder Logan Forsythe said Friday he will also work in the outfield during spring training. The goal behind the move is to provide more playing time to Forsythe after he registered a .273 batting average with 22 extra-base hits in 91 games last year. "It takes a little time to get used to tracking the ball off the bat in batting practice," he told MLB.com about the position. "I think it will take a few reps to get comfortable."