LOOGYLefty One-Out Guy (baseball)
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He'd had a useful career as a LOOGY - left-handed one-out guy - but last year lefties hit him pretty hard, which is why he began this season with the Las Vegas Aviators.
Duke belongs to a relieving subset that has risen to prominence; the loogy. That's the acronym for "Lefty One-Out GuY," and it typifies the increasing reliance of managers on same-hand matchups.
Logan was primarily used in LOOGY duty, making 51 appearances, but pitching only 40 innings.