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Rafael Lopez CBraves

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date10-2-1987
Height5' 9"
Weight200 lbs
Age31 years, 2 months, 14 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
0.12014
2015
0.02016
0.82017
0.62018
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2014 CHN 26 7 14 2 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 .182 .286 .182 70 -0.4 -0.1 0.6 0.1
2016 CIN 28 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 80 -0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0
2017 TOR 29 24 63 12 1 0 4 7 21 0 0 0 .222 .306 .463 85 -0.9 0.7 5.2 0.8
2018 SDN 30 37 117 18 2 0 3 13 43 0 1 0 .176 .265 .284 76 -2.9 0.0 3.2 0.6
Career76201323072271010.184.270.32279-4.40.69.11.5

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2011 BOI A- 54 223 .257 .331 .375 .335 106 8.4 6.4 0 137 2 -0.5 -1.1 10.1 1.5
2011 CUB Rk 3 12 .264 .348 .412 .400 110 0.4 0.4 0.2 102 19 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
2012 PEO A 31 138 .255 .325 .384 .290 98 3 4.1 1.8 108 2 -1.0 0.1 1.5 0.7
2012 DAY A+ 35 133 .264 .333 .386 .288 110 -2.2 4.0 0.5 118 2 0.0 -0.5 3.2 0.7
2012 CUB Rk 4 17 .279 .341 .415 .636 91 2.7 0.5 -0.1 98 6 0.0 0.4 -0.1 0.1
2012 MAY Wnt 3 7 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 TEN AA 95 367 .243 .314 .365 .290 104 2.7 10.0 5.5 124 1 -27.7 -3.5 12.4 -0.4
2014 CHN MLB 7 14 .242 .290 .377 .250 100 -0.5 0.4 0.2 70 22 0.6 -0.1 -0.4 0.1
2014 TEN AA 45 177 .249 .324 .373 .339 100 10.1 4.9 2.5 136 2 -8.2 -1.1 8.0 0.7
2014 IOW AAA 61 239 .272 .337 .422 .377 94 -2.8 7.2 3.9 94 1 -4.3 0.6 -0.4 0.7
2015 IOW AAA 46 171 .267 .333 .409 .358 92 -1.3 4.7 2.5 95 2 -3.3 -1.1 -0.2 0.3
2015 SLC AAA 21 75 .283 .349 .423 .286 122 -1.5 2.1 1.3 112 3 -0.3 -0.5 1.5 0.4
2016 CIN MLB 8 7 .271 .350 .434 .000 100 -1.8 0.2 0 80 19 0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2016 LOU AAA 47 169 .250 .310 .366 .274 97 -10 4.7 2.8 72 2 0.1 -4.2 -5.3 -0.2
2017 TOR MLB 24 63 .249 .315 .414 .267 106 0 1.8 1.1 85 29 5.2 0.7 -0.9 0.8
2017 NHP AA 14 50 .248 .315 .375 .304 102 3.9 1.4 0.7 113 5 -1.0 -1.6 0.9 0.1
2017 BUF AAA 59 223 .266 .330 .410 .326 97 12 6.6 3 148 2 -7.7 -2.2 13.3 1.3
2018 SDN MLB 37 117 .243 .312 .398 .259 97 -7 3.3 1.9 76 20 3.2 0.0 -2.9 0.6
2018 ELP AAA 50 202 .283 .352 .460 .325 116 0.9 5.9 1.8 115 2 3.0 0.9 4.8 1.7

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2011 CUB Rk 12 11 1 4 1 0 0 5 2 1 1 0 0 .364 .417 .455 .091 0 0
2011 BOI A- 223 196 34 62 8 0 6 88 37 21 27 1 2 .316 .381 .449 .133 4 0
2012 PEO A 138 117 14 31 7 1 0 40 12 17 13 1 0 .265 .350 .342 .077 3 1
2012 CUB Rk 17 15 5 7 2 1 0 11 4 1 4 0 0 .467 .529 .733 .267 0 0
2012 DAY A+ 133 119 18 32 10 0 2 48 12 13 14 1 0 .269 .338 .403 .134 1 0
2012 MAY Wnt 7 6 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 .333 .429 .333 .000 0 0
2013 TEN AA 367 316 44 78 22 0 8 124 43 49 67 0 1 .247 .350 .392 .146 0 1
2014 IOW AAA 239 207 17 59 4 1 1 68 27 28 52 0 0 .285 .378 .329 .043 0
2014 TEN AA 177 148 21 44 13 0 4 69 24 29 26 1 1 .297 .412 .466 .169 0
2014 CHN MLB 14 11 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 4 0 0 .182 .286 .182 .000 1
2015 IOW AAA 171 156 14 43 8 1 0 53 17 14 37 3 1 .276 .333 .340 .064 1 0
2015 SLC AAA 75 62 10 15 2 0 1 20 7 11 13 0 0 .242 .351 .323 .081 1 1
2016 CIN MLB 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2016 LOU AAA 169 155 12 33 10 0 1 46 17 9 39 1 0 .213 .262 .297 .084 2 1
2017 TOR MLB 63 54 9 12 1 0 4 25 12 7 21 0 0 .222 .306 .463 .241 1 0
2017 BUF AAA 223 198 31 58 13 1 12 109 34 21 46 0 0 .293 .368 .551 .258 1 0
2017 NHP AA 50 42 7 11 1 1 4 26 11 8 15 0 0 .262 .380 .619 .357 0 0
2018 ELP AAA 202 180 27 47 12 1 9 88 38 18 56 0 0 .261 .328 .489 .228 2 0
2018 SDN MLB 117 102 11 18 2 0 3 29 13 13 43 1 0 .176 .265 .284 .108 2 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2014 54 0.4630 0.6296 0.7059 0.7600 0.5172 0.8947 0.4667 0.2941 0.0025
2016 26 0.3462 0.5000 0.6923 0.7778 0.3529 0.5714 0.8333 0.3077 0.0000
2017 247 0.4939 0.4615 0.6491 0.6393 0.2880 0.7949 0.3333 0.3509 0.0000
2018 453 0.4945 0.4570 0.6570 0.6339 0.2838 0.7254 0.5077 0.3430 0.0000
Career7800.48720.47180.65910.64910.30360.75400.46050.34090.0002

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
2019 ATL $
2018 SDN $580,000
2017 CIN $
2016 CIN $
2015 CHN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2018Current$580,000
1 yrTotal$580,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 26 d2019

Details
  • 2019
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by San Diego as a free agent 11/30/17 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.58M in majors. Contract selected by San Diego 3/29/18. Acquired by Atlanta in trade from San Diego 11/1/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/17/17 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Toronto 8/4/17. Sent outright to Triple-A by Toronto 11/6/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/14/16 (minor-league contract). Released by Detroit 4/2/16. Signed by Bridgeport of Atlantic League 4/16. Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 5/3/16 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Cincinnati 8/27/16. Sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/10/16.
  • 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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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG DRC+
10 vs L (Multi) .143 .222 .143 ?
11 vs R (Multi) .031 .061 .031 ?
18 Split (Multi) -.112 -.162 -.112 ?
19 LgAvg (Multi) .020 .029 .071 ?
30 vs L (2016) .000 .000 .000 ?
31 vs R (2016) .000 .000 .000 ?
38 Split (2016) .000 .000 .000 ?
39 LgAvg (2016) .020 .028 .073 ?

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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2014 MLB -.012 -0.3 136 -.006 0.2 3 .006 -.002 0.0 1.0 0.6
2014 AAA -.006 -3.6 2324 .000 -0.1 41 .009 .000 -0.3 -3.4 -4.3
2015 AAA -.006 -4.1 2837 .000 0.1 55 .009 .000 -0.3 -5.2 -3.6
2016 MLB .005 0.1 54 -.010 0.1 0 .000 -.001 0.0 1.1 0.2
2016 AAA .001 0.3 0 .000 0.0 33 .004 .000 -0.1 0.8 0.1
2017 MLB .017 3.2 874 -.006 1.3 12 .041 -.004 -0.3 3.7 5.2
2017 AAA -.015 -8.8 2136 -.001 0.9 40 .010 .000 -0.2 -8.8 -7.7
2018 AAA .005 2.2 697 .001 -0.2 32 .009 .002 -0.2 1.6 3.0
2018 MLB .005 1.3 1058 -.001 0.4 13 .003 .000 0.0 1.6 3.2

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