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Portrait of Rafael Lopez

Rafael Lopez C Cubs

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .227 5 22 25 0 .233 0.3
Birth Date10-2-1987
Height5' 9"
Weight190 lbs
Age27 years, 0 months, 23 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
0.42014
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2014 CHN 26 7 14 11 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 .182 .286 .182 .225 0.4 0.1 0.1
Career7141102000224010100.182.286.182.2250.40.10.1

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2011 BOI A- 54 223 .295 .257 .331 .375 .266 .335 106 8.4 6.4 0 -0.1 -1.1 14.6 1.5 14.6 1.5
2011 CUB Rk 3 12 .285 .264 .348 .412 .282 .400 110 0.4 0.4 0.2 -0.0 0.1 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2012 PEO A 31 138 .280 .255 .325 .384 .262 .290 98 3 4.1 1.8 0.3 0.1 9.7 1.0 9.7 1.0
2012 DAY A+ 35 133 .245 .264 .333 .386 .255 .288 110 -2.2 4.0 0.5 -0.2 -0.5 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2012 CUB Rk 4 17 .398 .279 .341 .415 .278 .636 91 2.7 0.5 -0.1 -0.0 0.4 2.6 0.2 2.6 0.2
2012 MAY Wnt 3 7 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TEN AA 95 367 .267 .243 .314 .365 .254 .290 104 2.7 10.0 5.5 0.0 -3.5 13.1 1.4 13.1 1.4
2014 CHN MLB 7 14 .225 .242 .290 .377 .240 .250 99 -0.5 0.4 0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.4 0.1 0.4 0.1
2014 TEN AA 45 177 .321 .249 .324 .373 .264 .339 96 11.1 4.9 2.5 0.3 -1.1 19.7 2.1 19.7 2.1
2014 IOW AAA 61 239 .248 .272 .337 .422 .266 .377 96 -3.3 7.2 3.9 0.0 0.6 7.6 0.8 7.6 0.8

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2011 CUB Rk 12 1 4 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 .364 .417 .455 .091 .285 1.8 -0.0 0.2
2011 BOI A- 223 34 62 8 0 6 37 21 27 1 2 .316 .381 .449 .133 .295 14.6 -0.1 1.5
2012 CUB Rk 17 5 7 2 1 0 4 1 4 0 0 .467 .529 .733 .267 .398 2.6 -0.0 0.2
2012 DAY A+ 133 18 32 10 0 2 12 13 14 1 0 .269 .338 .403 .134 .245 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2012 PEO A 138 14 31 7 1 0 12 17 13 1 0 .265 .350 .342 .077 .280 9.7 0.3 1.0
2012 MAY Wnt 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .333 .429 .333 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TEN AA 367 44 78 22 0 8 43 49 67 0 1 .247 .350 .392 .146 .267 13.1 0.0 1.4
2014 IOW AAA 239 17 59 4 1 1 27 28 52 0 0 .285 .378 .329 .043 .248 7.6 0.0 0.8
2014 TEN AA 177 21 44 13 0 4 24 29 26 1 1 .297 .412 .466 .169 .321 19.7 0.3 2.1
2014 CHN MLB 14 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 .182 .286 .182 .000 .225 0.4 0.1 0.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2014 55 0.5091 0.6364 0.7429 0.7857 0.4815 0.9091 0.4615 0.2571
Career550.50910.63640.74290.78570.48150.90910.46150.2571

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-05-24 2012-06-11 Minors 18 16 - Head Concussion - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/2/14.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2011 (16-489) (Florida State).

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 520 57 126 29 1 11 57 54 99 0 0 .276 .352 .417 .278 21.9 C 0, 1B 0 2.4
80o 496 52 114 26 1 10 52 49 97 0 0 .259 .333 .392 .263 13.6 C 0, 1B 0 1.5
70o 479 48 105 24 1 9 48 45 96 0 0 .247 .319 .373 .252 8.0 C 0, 1B 0 0.9
60o 464 45 99 23 1 9 45 42 95 0 0 .237 .307 .358 .242 3.6 C 0, 1B 0 0.4
50o 450 42 92 21 1 8 43 39 93 0 0 .228 .296 .343 .233 -0.3 C 0, 1B 0 0.0
40o 436 39 87 20 1 8 40 37 92 0 0 .218 .285 .329 .225 -4.0 C 0, 1B 0 -0.4
30o 421 37 78 18 0 7 37 34 90 0 0 .208 .273 .314 .215 -7.7 C 0, 1B 0 -0.8
20o 404 33 72 17 0 6 34 31 88 0 0 .197 .259 .296 .204 -11.7 C 0, 1B 0 -1.3
10o 380 29 63 15 0 6 30 27 85 0 0 .181 .239 .272 .189 -16.6 C 0, 1B 0 -1.8
Weighted Mean4574495221844419400.232.301.351.2381.6C 0, 1B 00.2

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
1% 7% 8% 11% 18%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
201527250254610052319540.203.270.312.218-1.1-10.1-0.70.714.9-25.1-0.0
201628373397518073532810.225.292.340.232-0.2-1.9-1.11.014.9-16.8-0.0
201729615651212911259541330.217.288.337.230-0.3-3.2-1.71.514.9-17.9-0.0
201830622651192911258561360.213.285.331.227-0.6-5.2-1.71.314.9-19.8-0.0
201931622631172811055551350.209.282.316.221-0.9-8.7-1.71.114.9-23.1-0.0
202032605631162711155551300.213.286.323.225-0.7-6.5-1.60.914.9-20.8-0.0
202133640681232711258611370.214.290.325.227-0.6-5.6-1.80.814.9-19.5-0.0
20223462363117271954541360.209.280.310.219-1.2-10.8-1.70.614.9-24.6-0.0
202335634681272711259601310.224.298.336.234-0.2-1.7-1.70.414.9-15.4-0.0

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
2.31.40.20.20.60.64.7

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Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 96 Mark Wagner 2010 .000 DNP
2 93 Matt Wallach 2012 .000 DNP
3 92 Mitch Canham 2011 .000 DNP
4 91 Wyatt Toregas 2009 .172
5 90 Jason Jaramillo 2009 .229
6 90 Kyle Phillips 2010 .000 DNP
7 90 Bryan Anderson 2013 .082
8 90 Logan Johnson 2010 .000 DNP
9 90 Luis Martinez 2011 .233
10 90 Bobby Wilson 2009 .155
11 89 Sean Coughlin 2011 .000 DNP
12 89 Caleb Joseph 2012 .000 DNP
13 89 Luis Exposito 2013 .000 DNP
14 88 Jose Morales 2009 .260
15 88 Jose Gil 2013 .000 DNP
16 88 Dan Butler 2013 .000 DNP
17 88 Kyle Anson 2009 .000 DNP
18 87 Juan Apodaca 2013 .000 DNP
19 87 Lars Davis 2012 .000 DNP
20 87 Kai Gronauer 2013 .000 DNP
21 87 Brian Ward 2012 .000 DNP
22 87 Steven Lerud 2011 .000 DNP
23 86 Manny Pina 2013 .000 DNP
24 86 Cody Ehlers 2008 .000 DNP
25 86 Mitch Abeita 2012 .000 DNP
26 86 Ed Easley 2012 .000 DNP
27 86 Jose Lobaton 2011 .138
28 86 Konrad Schmidt 2011 .000 DNP
29 86 Kris Watts 2011 .000 DNP
30 86 Michael Collins 2011 .000 DNP
31 86 Jair Fernandez 2013 .000 DNP
32 86 Steve Clevenger 2012 .184
33 85 Jackson Williams 2012 .000 DNP
34 85 Tony Richie 2008 .000 DNP
35 85 Whitney Robbins 2011 .000 DNP
36 85 Travis Scott 2011 .000 DNP
37 85 Elio Sarmiento 2012 .000 DNP
38 85 Zach Zaneski 2012 .000 DNP
39 85 Brad Davis 2009 .000 DNP
40 84 Michael McKenry 2011 .227
41 84 Jose Jimenez 2013 .000 DNP
42 84 Ben Johnson 2008 .000 DNP
43 84 Robinson Chirinos 2010 .000 DNP
44 84 Sean McCraw 2012 .000 DNP
45 83 Edwin Bellorin 2008 .248
46 83 Emerson Frostad 2009 .000 DNP
47 83 Mike Paulk 2010 .000 DNP
48 83 Johnny Monell 2012 .000 DNP
49 83 Salomon Manriquez 2009 .000 DNP
50 83 Luke Montz 2010 .000 DNP
51 83 Charles Cutler 2013 .000 DNP
52 83 Nevin Ashley 2011 .000 DNP
53 83 Juan Tejeda 2008 .000 DNP
54 83 Jordan Pacheco 2012 .247
55 83 Jeremy Barnes 2013 .000 DNP
56 83 Lou Palmisano 2009 .000 DNP
57 82 Jhonatan Solano 2012 .314
58 82 Roberto Lopez 2012 .000 DNP
59 82 Clay Harris 2009 .000 DNP
60 82 Jeff Kindel 2009 .000 DNP
61 82 Chris Kroski 2008 .000 DNP
62 82 Jonathan Jaspe 2011 .000 DNP
63 82 James Skelton 2012 .000 DNP
64 82 Jean Luc Blaquiere 2012 .000 DNP
65 82 Hector Gimenez 2009 .000 DNP
66 82 Adam Ricks 2009 .000 DNP
67 82 Jim Gallagher 2012 .000 DNP
68 82 Drew Butera 2010 .191
69 82 Bryan Byrne 2010 .000 DNP
70 82 Cyle Hankerd 2011 .000 DNP
71 82 Johan Limonta 2010 .000 DNP
72 82 Danny Lehmann 2012 .000 DNP
73 81 Myron Leslie 2008 .000 DNP
74 81 Chris Denove 2009 .000 DNP
75 81 Efren Navarro 2012 .000 DNP
76 81 Stephen Vogt 2011 .000 DNP
77 81 Adam Moore 2010 .186
78 81 Jack Rye 2012 .000 DNP
79 81 Nick Derba 2012 .000 DNP
80 81 Daryl Jones 2013 .000 DNP
81 81 George Kottaras 2009 .238
82 81 Michael Spina 2013 .000 DNP
83 81 Doug Pickens 2011 .000 DNP
84 81 David Castillo 2008 .000 DNP
85 81 Guillermo Quiroz 2008 .183
86 81 Donny Lucy 2009 .000 DNP
87 81 Adam Donachie 2010 .000 DNP
88 81 Orlando Mercado 2011 .000 DNP
89 81 P.J. Pilittere 2008 .000 DNP
90 81 Shawn Riggans 2007 .040
91 81 Mike Nickeas 2009 .000 DNP
92 81 Peter Ciofrone 2010 .000 DNP
93 81 Jonathan Hee 2012 .000 DNP
94 81 Craig Cooper 2011 .000 DNP
95 81 Daniel Nava 2009 .000 DNP
96 81 Ryan Eigsti 2012 .000 DNP
97 81 Vince Sinisi 2008 .000 DNP
98 81 Luke Carlin 2007 .000 DNP
99 80 Frank Curreri 2009 .000 DNP
100 80 Clint Sammons 2009 .165

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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Framing Chances Extra Strikes Framing Runs Framing Runs per 7000 Blocking Chances PB/WP Saved Blocking Runs Blocking Runs per 7000 Total Receiving Runs Total Receiving Runs per 7000
2014 96 0 -0.1 -4.8 68 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -4.7

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