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2015 Full Season Projections (seasonal age 36)
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Birth Date7-11-1977
Height6' 4"
Weight220 lbs
Age38 years, 1 months, 25 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
0.02011
0.42012
0.72013
-0.32014
0.12015
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2003 COL MLB 75 0 58.3 58 12 40 5 .268 112 8.9 1.9 0.8 6.2 55% .293 .230 1.20 3.54 3.70 88 3.04 1.5
2004 COL MLB 64 0 40.7 45 26 20 1 .265 115 10.0 5.8 0.2 4.4 54% .321 .241 1.75 4.43 7.52 113 4.40 0.5
2005 ARI 0 29 0 14.3 19 11 11 2 .266 107 11.9 6.9 1.3 6.9 53% .347 .311 2.09 5.78 9.42 0 0.00 0.0
2005 COL 0 3 0 2.0 7 0 1 0 .253 114 31.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 42% .583 .394 3.50 1.99 22.50 0 0.00 0.0
2006 BOS MLB 27 0 16.7 13 10 11 1 .271 106 7.0 5.4 0.5 5.9 67% .267 .236 1.38 4.81 2.70 111 4.61 0.2
2007 BOS MLB 61 0 40.7 36 18 26 2 .267 103 8.0 4.0 0.4 5.8 53% .274 .242 1.33 4.29 3.10 107 4.39 0.5
2008 BOS MLB 70 0 59.3 53 27 38 4 .265 109 8.0 4.1 0.6 5.8 61% .278 .238 1.35 4.22 2.43 111 4.33 0.7
2009 BOS MLB 14 0 11.7 20 9 5 1 .270 110 15.4 6.9 0.8 3.9 50% .404 .342 2.49 6.23 9.26 121 10.42 -0.7
2010 PIT 0 50 0 38.7 39 18 22 2 .274 95 9.1 4.2 0.5 5.1 60% .303 .268 1.47 4.19 2.79 0 0.00 0.0
2010 SFN 0 27 0 19.0 11 2 16 0 .287 89 5.2 0.9 0.0 7.6 67% .216 .137 0.68 1.74 1.42 0 0.00 0.0
2011 SFN MLB 70 0 53.0 42 26 40 0 .263 90 7.1 4.4 0.0 6.8 64% .275 .229 1.28 3.13 2.72 105 3.92 0.5
2012 SFN MLB 70 0 36.0 37 14 28 1 .258 95 9.2 3.5 0.2 7.0 60% .318 .255 1.42 3.11 2.50 106 4.90 -0.0
2013 SFN MLB 69 0 39.3 30 12 37 1 .262 98 6.9 2.7 0.2 8.5 65% .261 .229 1.07 2.38 1.83 88 3.06 0.7
2014 SFN MLB 65 0 37.7 31 19 22 2 .262 98 7.4 4.5 0.5 5.3 68% .238 .249 1.33 0.00 3.11 120 3.40 0.5
2015 SFN MLB 63 0 35.3 16 14 22 1 .272 90 4.1 3.6 0.3 5.6 69% .163 .159 0.85 3.47 1.53 112 1.83 1.2
2005 TOT MLB 32 0 16.3 26 11 12 2 .264 108 14.3 6.1 1.1 6.6 51% .393 .323 2.27 5.32 11.02 105 8.55 -0.6
2010 TOT MLB 77 0 57.7 50 20 38 2 .278 93 7.8 3.1 0.3 5.9 62% .277 .230 1.21 3.38 2.34 102 2.83 1.4
CareerMLB7570502.745721833923.2661018.23.90.46.160%.283.2391.343.783.461054.076.4

Statistics for All Levels

'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 GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1998 SBN A 16 9 44.0 60 30 31 2 .000 12.3 6.1 0.4 6.3 0% .000 .000 2.05 4.77 6.55
1999 SBN A 20 20 99.0 122 43 70 9 .000 11.1 3.9 0.8 6.4 0% .000 .000 1.67 4.81 6.00
2000 HDS A+ 30 21 136.3 152 57 98 14 .000 10.0 3.8 0.9 6.5 0% .000 .000 1.53 4.83 5.22
2001 LNC A+ 17 0 24.0 30 5 18 2 .000 11.2 1.9 0.8 6.8 0% .000 .000 1.46 3.96 2.62
2001 ELP AA 22 1 40.0 64 14 21 6 .000 14.4 3.1 1.4 4.7 0% .000 .000 1.95 5.62 7.42
2002 ELP AA 61 0 46.3 34 16 47 3 .000 6.6 3.1 0.6 9.1 0% .258 .000 1.08 2.91 2.72
2003 COL MLB 75 0 58.3 58 12 40 5 .268 112 8.9 1.9 0.8 6.2 55% .293 .230 1.20 3.54 3.70
2003 Her Wnt 7 0 5.0 5 1 4 1 .000 9.0 1.8 1.8 7.2 0% .000 .000 1.20 4.16 1.80
2004 COL MLB 64 0 40.7 45 26 20 1 .265 115 10.0 5.8 0.2 4.4 54% .321 .241 1.75 4.43 7.52
2004 CSP AAA 8 0 9.0 10 2 9 2 .000 10.0 2.0 2.0 9.0 0% .348 .000 1.33 5.06 4.00
2005 ARI MLB 29 0 14.3 19 11 11 2 .266 107 11.9 6.9 1.3 6.9 53% .347 .311 2.09 5.78 9.42
2005 COL MLB 3 0 2.0 7 0 1 0 .253 114 31.5 0.0 0.0 4.5 42% .583 .394 3.50 1.99 22.50
2005 TUC AAA 27 0 24.3 17 12 16 0 .270 86 6.3 4.4 0.0 5.9 71% .250 .218 1.19 3.81 2.22
2006 BOS MLB 27 0 16.7 13 10 11 1 .271 106 7.0 5.4 0.5 5.9 67% .267 .236 1.38 4.81 2.70
2006 CHR AAA 26 0 33.0 28 6 26 1 .259 93 7.6 1.6 0.3 7.1 72% .279 .189 1.03 2.53 0.55
2006 PAW AAA 13 0 16.0 20 8 12 1 .263 98 11.2 4.5 0.6 6.8 61% .339 .270 1.75 4.08 5.06
2007 BOS MLB 61 0 40.7 36 18 26 2 .267 103 8.0 4.0 0.4 5.8 53% .274 .242 1.33 4.29 3.10
2007 PAW AAA 17 0 16.7 19 8 15 0 .267 95 10.2 4.3 0.0 8.1 71% .373 .247 1.62 3.18 3.77
2008 BOS MLB 70 0 59.3 53 27 38 4 .265 109 8.0 4.1 0.6 5.8 61% .278 .238 1.35 4.22 2.43
2009 BOS MLB 14 0 11.7 20 9 5 1 .270 110 15.4 6.9 0.8 3.9 50% .404 .342 2.49 6.23 9.26
2009 PAW AAA 38 0 39.7 35 13 23 2 .250 100 7.9 2.9 0.5 5.2 62% .275 .225 1.21 3.71 3.17
2010 PIT MLB 50 0 38.7 39 18 22 2 .274 95 9.1 4.2 0.5 5.1 60% .303 .268 1.47 4.19 2.79
2010 SFN MLB 27 0 19.0 11 2 16 0 .287 89 5.2 0.9 0.0 7.6 67% .216 .137 0.68 1.74 1.42
2011 SFN MLB 70 0 53.0 42 26 40 0 .263 90 7.1 4.4 0.0 6.8 64% .275 .229 1.28 3.13 2.72
2012 SFN MLB 70 0 36.0 37 14 28 1 .258 95 9.2 3.5 0.2 7.0 60% .318 .255 1.42 3.11 2.50
2013 SFN MLB 69 0 39.3 30 12 37 1 .262 98 6.9 2.7 0.2 8.5 65% .261 .229 1.07 2.38 1.83
2014 SFN MLB 65 0 37.7 31 19 22 2 .262 98 7.4 4.5 0.5 5.3 68% .238 .249 1.33 0.00 3.11
2015 SFN MLB 63 0 35.3 16 14 22 1 .272 90 4.1 3.6 0.3 5.6 69% .163 .159 0.85 3.47 1.53

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
2008 915 0.4885 0.4568 0.7967 0.6219 0.2991 0.8489 0.6929 0.2010
2009 239 0.4812 0.3808 0.8022 0.5565 0.2177 0.8438 0.7037 0.1978
2010 837 0.4922 0.4641 0.8119 0.5947 0.3365 0.8612 0.7273 0.1856
2011 780 0.4218 0.4872 0.7684 0.6717 0.3525 0.8824 0.6101 0.2263
2012 556 0.4676 0.4604 0.7695 0.6038 0.3345 0.8280 0.6768 0.2305
2013 598 0.4331 0.4816 0.7500 0.6100 0.3835 0.8608 0.6154 0.2465
2014 574 0.4303 0.4704 0.8074 0.6235 0.3547 0.9091 0.6724 0.1852
2015 477 0.3836 0.4340 0.8116 0.6284 0.3129 0.8870 0.7174 0.1884
Career49760.45260.46190.78910.61930.33170.86570.67510.208

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
2013-02-18 2013-03-01 Camp 11 0 Left Hand Contusion Ground Ball - -
2009-06-05 2009-06-20 Minors 15 0 Left Shoulder Inflammation Biceps Tendinitis -
2001-05-30 2001-06-24 Minors 25 0 Right Elbow Contusion - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 SFN $5,000,000
2015 SFN $4,000,000
2014 SFN $4,000,000
2013 SFN $4,250,000
2012 SFN $4,250,000
2011 SFN $2,375,000
2010 PIT $775,000
2009 BOS $1,350,000
2008 BOS $840,000
2007 BOS $402,500
2005 COL $321,000
2004 COL $317,500
2003 COL $300,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
11 yrPrevious$19,181,000
2011Current$4,000,000
12 yrPvs + Cur$23,181,000
1 yrFuture$5,000,000
13 yrTotal$28,181,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
9 y 167 dMeister Sports3 years/$13M (2014-16)

Details
  • 3 years/$13M (2014-16). Re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 11/13. 14:$4M, 15:$4M, 16:$5M. May earn $0.5M in performance bonuses based on appearances.
  • 2 years/$8.5M (2012-13). Signed extension with San Francisco 10/30/11. 12:$4.25M, 13:$4.25M.
  • 1 year/$2.375M (2011). Re-signed by San Francisco 1/20/11 (avoided arbitration, $2.875M-$2M). Performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 55, 60 innings pitched.
  • 1 year/$0.775M (2010). Signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/18/09. May earn $0.55M in performance bonuses for games 35-70. Acquired by San Francisco in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/10.
  • 1 year/$1.35M (2009). Re-signed by Boston 1/20/09 (avoided arbitration). DFA by Boston 5/10/09, sent outright to Triple-A 5/15/09.
  • 1 year/$0.84M (2008). Re-signed by Boston 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration). Performance bonuses: $10,000 each for 65, 70 games.
  • 1 year/$0.4025M (2007). Renewed by Boston 3/07.
  • 1 year (2006). Signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/06 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Boston in trade from Chicago White Sox 6/15/06.
  • 1 year/$0.321M (2005). Claimed by Arizona off waivers from Colorado 4/05. DFA by Arizona 7/05.
  • 1 year/$0.3175M (2004). Re-signed by Colorado 2/04.
  • 1 year/$0.3M (2003). Selected by Boston from Arizona in Rule 5 draft 12/02. Acquired by Colorado in trade from Boston 3/03.
  • Drafted by Arizona 1998 (4-133) (Virginia).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .181 .238 .267 .193
11 vs R (Multi) .297 .412 .398 .314
18 Split (Multi) -.116 -.173 -.132 -.121
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.024 -.027 -.064 -.028
30 vs L (2014) .194 .248 .290 .210
31 vs R (2014) .271 .429 .354 .310
38 Split (2014) -.077 -.181 -.064 -.100
39 LgAvg (2014) -.020 -.022 -.062 -.025

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Javier Lopez has thrown 5,832 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason, The World Baseball Classic and Spring Training. In 2015, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (86mph), also mixing in a Slider (79mph). He also rarely throws a Fourseam Fastball (86mph), Curve (72mph) and Change (79mph).