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Rafael Lopez C Reds

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 28)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date10-2-1987
Height5' 9"
Weight200 lbs
Age28 years, 9 months, 26 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2012
2013
0.02014
2015
-1.22016
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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 1 0 0 .182 .286 .182 .224 -0.0 0.2 0.0
Career714110200022401100.182.286.182.224-0.00.20.0

Statistics for All Levels

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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 .000 .335 106 8.4 6.4 0 -0.5 -1.1 13.7 1.4 13.7 1.4
2011 CUB Rk 3 12 .285 .264 .348 .412 .000 .400 110 0.4 0.4 0.2 -0.0 0.1 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2012 PEO A 31 138 .280 .255 .325 .384 .000 .290 98 3 4.1 1.8 -1.0 0.1 8.9 0.8 8.9 0.8
2012 DAY A+ 35 133 .245 .264 .333 .386 .000 .288 110 -2.2 4.0 0.5 -0.0 -0.5 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2012 CUB Rk 4 17 .398 .279 .341 .415 .000 .636 91 2.7 0.5 -0.1 -0.0 0.4 3.5 0.3 3.5 0.3
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 .000 .290 104 2.7 10.0 5.5 -29.7 -3.5 14.7 -1.6 14.7 -1.6
2014 CHN MLB 7 14 .224 .242 .290 .377 .000 .250 100 -0.5 0.4 0.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 0.0
2014 TEN AA 45 177 .315 .249 .324 .373 .000 .339 100 10.1 4.9 2.5 -8.9 -1.1 16.3 0.8 16.3 0.8
2014 IOW AAA 61 239 .250 .272 .337 .422 .000 .377 94 -2.8 7.2 3.9 -4.7 0.6 8.9 0.4 8.9 0.4
2015 IOW AAA 46 171 .253 .267 .333 .409 .000 .358 92 -1.3 4.7 2.5 -1.3 -1.1 4.9 0.4 4.9 0.4
2015 SLC AAA 21 75 .241 .283 .349 .423 .000 .286 122 -1.5 2.1 1.3 -2.8 -0.5 1.3 -0.1 1.3 -0.1
2016 LOU AAA 35 127 .210 .252 .310 .374 .250 .283 99 -6.7 3.5 2.1 2.1 -3.9 -4.9 -0.3 -4.9 -0.3

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 1.0 -0.0 0.1
2011 BOI A- 223 34 62 8 0 6 37 21 27 1 2 .316 .381 .449 .133 .295 13.7 -0.5 1.4
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
2012 DAY A+ 133 18 32 10 0 2 12 13 14 1 0 .269 .338 .403 .134 .245 1.8 -0.0 0.2
2012 CUB Rk 17 5 7 2 1 0 4 1 4 0 0 .467 .529 .733 .267 .398 3.5 -0.0 0.3
2012 PEO A 138 14 31 7 1 0 12 17 13 1 0 .265 .350 .342 .077 .280 8.9 -1.0 0.8
2013 TEN AA 367 44 78 22 0 8 43 49 67 0 1 .247 .350 .392 .146 .267 14.7 -29.7 -1.6
2014 CHN MLB 14 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 .182 .286 .182 .000 .224 -0.0 0.2 0.0
2014 TEN AA 177 21 44 13 0 4 24 29 26 1 1 .297 .412 .466 .169 .315 16.3 -8.9 0.8
2014 IOW AAA 239 17 59 4 1 1 27 28 52 0 0 .285 .378 .329 .043 .250 8.9 -4.7 0.4
2015 IOW AAA 171 14 43 8 1 0 17 14 37 3 1 .276 .333 .340 .064 .253 4.9 -1.3 0.4
2015 SLC AAA 75 10 15 2 0 1 7 11 13 0 0 .242 .351 .323 .081 .241 1.3 -2.8 -0.1
2016 LOU AAA 127 9 27 7 0 1 15 6 26 1 0 .231 .270 .316 .085 .210 -4.9 2.1 -0.3

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 CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2014 54 0.4630 0.6296 0.7059 0.7600 0.5172 0.8947 0.4667 0.2941 16 0.002484
Career540.4630.62960.70590.760.51720.89470.46670.2941160.0025

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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
2015 CHN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 34 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/14/16 (minor-league contract). Released by Detroit 4/2/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/5/15. Acquired by LA Angels in trade 7/4/15 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/27/15. Released by LA Angels 12/23/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/2/14.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2011 (16-489) (Florida State).

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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg Framing Chances CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2011 asx 0 .000 0.0 1299 .002 -0.7 28 -.018 .005 0.3 -0.4 -0.5
2012 afa 0 .000 0.0 1010 .000 -0.1 27 .001 .003 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2012 afx 0 .000 0.0 1354 .000 -0.1 51 .037 .011 -1.1 -1.2 -1.0
2013 aax 6625 -.027 -29.5 3823 -.000 0.3 95 .020 .004 -1.2 -30.4 -29.7
2014 aaa 3830 -.006 -4.1 2324 .000 -0.1 41 .009 -.000 -0.3 -4.4 -4.7
2014 aax 2874 -.021 -9.7 1665 .001 -0.3 34 -.055 .006 1.1 -9.0 -8.9
2014 mlb 171 -.019 -0.5 136 -.000 0.0 3 .006 -.002 -0.0 -0.5 0.2
2015 aaa 4474 -.006 -4.6 2837 -.000 0.1 55 .009 .000 -0.3 -4.8 -4.0
2016 aaa 2543 .006 2.5 0 .000 0.0 26 .009 .000 -0.1 2.3 2.1

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