I know what you were thinking when you saw the name Logan Morrison. Whatever happened to Nook Logan? Glad you asked. After he was named in the Mitchell Report under the sub-section, “Steroids Don’t Always Work,” he opened the “Change The Game Athletic Performance Enhancement, Motivational Speaking & Consulting.” (Center? Symposium? Corner store? C’mon, Nook, you need a place to do the game changing blah blah blah’ing.) With the help of other former athletes you’ve probably never heard of, they teach the lessons they learned. I’m assuming the first lesson is the “Do the Opposite of Whatever I Did” lesson. (In all seriousness, can we get a kitty together for a half hour of Nook Logan, the motivational speaker?) Now that we’ve cleared your cobwebs on Nook, let’s move onto Logan Morrison. Member when I dropped some crazy science in your beaker about Mike Stanton fantasy aspirations? Well, here goes another one. So can Logan Morrison help you in 2010 fantasy baseball?
Maybe, but not at first is my short answer. Along with Mike Stanton’s mom, I like Mike Stanton better. Morrison did work in A and High A in 2007 and ’08, respectively. Only pseudo-red flag was his homers dropped a bit from ’07 to ’08, but his doubles almost, you guessed it, doubled. Resulting in him winning MVP honors. In 2009, a fracture in his wrist knocked him out for about 2 months. He still managed an OBP of .411, and five homers in the month of July, which is a nice sign the wrist injury isn’t lingering. Morrison is still only 22 so the Marlins will probably hold off on bringing up, but if they do (remember, like that pony-tailed guy standing in front of your student union, the Marlins promote aggressively), then he will definitely be someone to look at. Though all I expect in 2010 is 30/7/45/.265/3 and a mid-season call up. Not worth it in mixed leagues, but definitely someone to look at in NL-Only and keeper leagues.