39-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent
2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
There was no outlook written for Aquilino Lopez in 2015. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Aquilino Lopez Contract Information:
Signed to a minor league deal by Detroit in Nov. of 2007.
Lopez was not tendered a 2009 contract prior to Friday's deadline.
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|2005 (Multiple Teams)||30||MAJ||COL/PHI||11||0||0||16.7||16||4||2||22||7||0||0||0||–||–||2.16||1.38|
|Career (View All)||159||0||0||207.3||199||87||23||167||82||6||5||15||–||–||3.78||1.36|
Aquilino Lopez Split Stats (View Full Split Stats)
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|2005 (Multiple Teams)||30||MAJ||COL/PHI||11||0||16.7||11.88||3.78||3.14||1.08||–||90.5%||–||2.16||3.42||.359|
Aquilino Lopez: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Aquilino Lopez.
Lopez earned a bullpen spot after a big spring last season and ended up spending most of the season in Detroit. It was the first time since 2003 that Lopez had logged a significant amount of innings in the majors. His 61:22 K:BB ratio in 78.2 innings was solid and he earned praise from manager Jim Leyland for his strike-throwing ability on a staff that struggled to find the plate with consistency. The Tigers non-tendered him in December, but he'll probably get a chance to compete for a bullpen job as a non-roster invite to spring training somewhere even if Detroit doesn't bring him back.
Lopez, a journeyman reliever who spent all of 2006 in the minors, split the 2007 season shuttling back and forth between Detroit and Triple-A Toledo. He was solid for the Mud Hens but didn't do a lot with his opportunities in Detroit. He'll get a chance to compete for a bullpen job this spring but he'll likely end up back at Triple-A to provide depth.
The Rockies lost Lopez to Philadelphia in a waiver mistake when a trade with Boston fell through. He pitched well on the year and took steps toward re-establishing himself as a major leaguer. Lopez has some potential as a setup man, and now that he's out of Colorado, it will be interesting to see what he can do.
Lopez' season started with a disaster of a spring training and never recovered. Dogged by the long ball, he shuttled between Toronto and Triple-A Syracuse, struggling everywhere he pitched. He's now a 30-year-old minor league free agent.
Lopez struggles with lefties, including a poor 12:18 K:BB ratio in 29.1 innings, but seven of his earned runs came in two appearances that covered just one-third of an inning. Kerry Ligtenberg's signing clouds Lopez's role a bit, as does the trade for Justin Speier. The saves in Toronto could be equal part Lopez, Speier, and Ligtenberg, with an occasional dash of Jason Kershner and Trever Miller tossed in.