Pablo Lopez
Pablo Lopez
23-Year-Old PitcherSP
Miami Marlins
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Lopez hadn't pitched above High-A prior to the 2018 season, but a series of good starts in the high minors saw him promoted to the big leagues in late June. He performed competently in 10 starts for the struggling Marlins, recording a 4.14 ERA before being shut down with a shoulder strain in early September. His greatest strength thus far in his professional career has been his ability to avoid walks -- his 7.3% walk rate in his debut was good, though he'd actually kept his walk rate at 5.0% or below at each of his minor-league stops. His 18.6% strikeout rate wasn't particularly impressive, however, leaving him looking like a back-end starter. It's unclear if he'll have a chance to fill out the Marlins' rotation from the start of this season, but his pitcher-friendly home park will make him a decent deep-league streaming option when called upon. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a one-year contract with the Marlins in March of 2018.
Yields eight hits in no-decision
PMiami Marlins
September 27, 2019
Lopez allowed four runs on eight hits with no walks and three strikeouts across 4.1 innings in a no-decision against the Phillies on Friday.
ANALYSIS
The 23-year-old bounced back from walking four batters in his last outing to handing out zero free passes Friday, but the eight hits he yielded led to a fourth straight no-decision. In his last seven outings of the year, which came after he returned from the injured list Aug. 26, Lopez went 0-3 with a 7.01 ERA. He finished the season 5-8 with a 5.09 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 95 strikeouts in 111.1 innings.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
86
Last 10 Games
86
Last 5 Games
87
How many pitches does Pablo Lopez generally throw?
 
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111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
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121+
 
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21-30
 
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41-50
 
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111-120
 
121+
What part of the game does Pablo Lopez generally pitch?
 
 
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-18%
BAA vs RHP
2019
 
 
-28%
BAA vs RHP
2018
 
 
-5%
BAA vs LHP
2017
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2017vs Left .284 363 69 26 93 24 2 11
Since 2017vs Right .232 353 72 19 74 14 1 12
2019vs Left .303 241 45 17 66 15 2 9
2019vs Right .217 228 50 10 45 8 1 6
2018vs Left .245 122 24 9 27 9 0 2
2018vs Right .259 125 22 9 29 6 0 6
2017vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-46%
ERA at Home
2019
 
 
-54%
ERA at Home
2018
 
 
-23%
ERA at Home
2017
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ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2017Home 3.51 1.20 100.0 4 6 0 7.3 2.6 0.7
Since 2017Away 6.56 1.31 70.0 3 6 0 7.7 2.1 1.9
2019Home 3.39 1.08 63.2 3 3 0 7.6 2.3 0.6
2019Away 7.36 1.45 47.2 2 5 0 7.7 2.1 2.1
2018Home 3.72 1.40 36.1 1 3 0 6.7 3.2 1.0
2018Away 4.84 1.03 22.1 1 1 0 7.7 2.0 1.6
2017Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Pablo Lopez compare to other starting pitchers?
This section compares his stats with all starting pitcher seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 120 innings)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity, Barrels/BBE %, Balls Hit 95+ MPH %, and Spin Rate are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 120 IP). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • K/BB
    Strikeout to walk ratio.
  • K/9
    Average strikeouts per nine innings.
  • BB/9
    Average walks per nine innings.
  • HR/9
    Average home runs allowed per nine innings.
  • Fastball
    Average fastball velocity.
  • ERA
    Earned run average. The average earned runs allowed per nine innings.
  • WHIP
    Walks plus hits per inning pitched.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many balls in play against a pitcher go for hits.
  • GB/FB
    Groundball to flyball ratio. The higher the number, the more likely a pitcher is to induce groundballs.
  • Left On Base
    The percentage of base runners that a pitcher strands on base over the course of a season.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Barrels/BBE
    The percentage of batted ball events resulting in a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
  • Spin Rate
    Spin Rate is the rate of spin on a baseball after it is released. It is measured in revolutions per minute (rpm).
  • Balls Hit 95+ MPH
    The percentage of batted balls hit that met or exceeded the 95 MPH threshold.
  • Swinging Strike
    The percentage of pitches that result in a swing and a miss.
K/BB
3.52
 
K/9
7.7
 
BB/9
2.2
 
HR/9
1.2
 
Fastball
93.6 mph
 
ERA
5.09
 
WHIP
1.24
 
BABIP
.305
 
GB/FB
1.75
 
Left On Base
63.2%
 
Exit Velocity
88.1 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
6.9%
 
Spin Rate
2058 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
37.5%
 
Swinging Strike
10.4%
 
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Gives up three in no-decision
PMiami Marlins
September 22, 2019
Lopez allowed three runs on six hits and had four walks to go with a strikeout over five innings during Sunday's victory over the Nationals. Lopez did not factor into the decision for a third straight outing.
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Bounces back with quality start
PMiami Marlins
September 17, 2019
Lopez didn't factor into the decision against the Diamondbacks on Monday, giving up three earned runs on five hits over six innings, striking out six and walking none as the Marlins eventually lost 7-5.
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Surrenders five runs in no-decision
PMiami Marlins
September 11, 2019
Lopez allowed five runs on five hits and four walks across five innings during Wednesday's loss to the Brewers. He had two strikeouts and did not factor in the decision.
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Loses despite quality start
PMiami Marlins
September 6, 2019
Lopez (5-8) was saddled with the loss Friday against the Royals despite allowing just two runs in 6.1 innings, striking out six and walking none while giving up eight hits.
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Struggles through three frames
PMiami Marlins
August 31, 2019
Lopez (5-7) took the loss Saturday at Washington after surrendering six runs on six hits over three innings. He struck out one and did not walk a batter.
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