Jorge López
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 200LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 2, #70, Milwaukee Brewers | Caguas Military Academy (PR)
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 3 3 0.75 31 0 13 36.0 36 0.81
7 Seasons 15 34 5.55 133 58 14 386.0 333 1.48
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 31 3-3 0.75 36.0 36 0.81
7 Seasons 133 15-34 5.55 386.0 333 1.48

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2015 22 187 30 2 6.7 4.3 87.3 107.2 3.9 30.0 .267 .350 .382 .327 .362 36.7 21.7 10.9 5.40 4.46
2017 24 35 9 0 0 0 90.1 104.6 11.4 44.4 .454 .551 .456 .458 .432 33.3 0.0 10.0 4.50 10.63
2018 25 886 173 13 7.5 5.6 87.7 112.0 10.1 38.2 .268 .430 .330 .343 .374 37.6 16.2 9.4 5.03 5.09
2019 26 2060 387 46 11.9 8.4 90.4 115.6 10.2 34.1 .270 .512 .360 .362 .419 40.6 19.9 7.7 6.33 6.00
2020 27 635 131 12 9.2 6.9 92.8 115.5 9.1 30.5 .276 .492 .348 .359 .399 49.6 16.1 6.9 6.69 5.66
2021 28 2166 377 35 9.3 6.3 89.7 117.9 5.7 35.0 .275 .450 .369 .353 .400 43.5 20.2 10.1 6.07 5.44
2022 29 539 88 2 2.3 1.4 85.9 110.8 0.1 26.1 .192 .274 .190 .254 .282 25.0 25.9 9.4 0.75 2.32
Player 6508 1195 110 9.2 6.4 89.6 117.9 7.7 34.0 .267 .455 .345 .347 .393 40.8 19.5 8.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Lopez relies on 5 pitches.
Sinker
(51.8%) ,
Curveball
(19.5%) ,
Changeup
(16.1%) ,
Slider
(10.4%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(2.2%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 56.7 6.7 33.3 3.3 36.7 50.0 13.3 6.7 40.0 16.7 30.0 0.0 6.7 4.3
2017 44.4 11.1 44.4 0.0 44.4 22.2 33.3 0.0 22.2 22.2 55.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
2018 45.1 22.0 28.3 4.6 38.7 35.8 25.4 3.5 35.3 20.8 24.3 8.1 7.5 5.6
2019 47.3 25.1 24.0 3.6 34.6 40.3 25.1 2.3 38.0 21.4 21.7 3.9 11.9 8.4
2020 51.1 19.1 22.9 6.9 34.4 35.1 30.5 3.1 38.9 18.3 20.6 8.4 9.2 6.9
2021 50.7 19.9 25.2 4.2 41.4 33.4 25.2 5.8 36.6 17.5 25.7 4.5 9.3 6.3
2022 63.6 18.2 15.9 2.3 34.1 42.0 23.9 6.8 50.0 18.2 20.5 1.1 2.3 1.4
Player 49.9 21.3 24.7 4.2 37.4 37.2 25.4 4.1 38.1 19.4 23.6 4.9 9.2 6.4
MLB 45.0 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2022 Curveball BAL R 105 84.1 50.4 3.1 7 8.9 2.0 29
2022 Slider BAL R 56 87.7 33.1 0.2 1 6.5 2.2 51
2022 Changeup BAL R 87 90.4 29.1 1.3 5 15.7 0.9 6
2022 4-Seamer BAL R 12 97.3 12.9 0.1 1 9.3 1.6 21
2022 Sinker BAL R 279 97.7 19.3 0.3 2 17.0 1.8 11
2021 Curveball BAL R 513 81.9 52.0 1.8 4 7.9 -0.6 -7
2021 4-Seamer BAL R 456 95.3 15.1 -0.8 -6 9.5 1.9 25
2021 Changeup BAL R 298 88.5 28.6 0.0 0 14.8 0.6 4
2021 Sinker BAL R 777 95.3 19.7 -0.3 -2 16.1 1.2 8
2021 Slider BAL R 122 85.9 31.9 -3.0 -9 1.6 -3.5 -69
2020 Sinker BAL R 243 93.5 20.9 -0.2 -1 15.9 1.3 9
2020 Changeup BAL R 59 86.1 31.3 1.2 4 14.7 1.3 10
2020 Curveball BAL R 196 81.1 53.1 2.3 4 7.2 -1.4 -17
2020 4-Seamer BAL R 137 94.0 16.4 -1.4 -10 9.4 2.1 28
2019 Changeup KC R 154 87.5 30.1 1.0 4 14.2 0.2 2
2019 Slider KC R 124 88.4 29.2 -2.8 -9 1.4 -2.0 -60
2019 Sinker KC R 461 93.8 22.2 0.7 3 16.2 1.5 10
2019 Curveball KC R 659 81.7 53.0 1.6 3 7.1 -0.6 -8
2019 4-Seamer KC R 651 94.3 16.7 -1.5 -10 9.6 2.1 28
2018 Sinker KC R 272 93.5 22.3 0.9 4 16.2 1.6 11
2018 4-Seamer KC R 184 93.9 17.0 -1.5 -10 8.7 1.3 18
2018 Changeup KC R 98 87.7 30.3 1.0 3 15.0 1.1 8
2018 Curveball KC R 237 81.1 53.8 2.1 4 6.4 -1.8 -22
2018 Slider KC R 93 87.3 31.5 -1.4 -4 2.7 -1.1 -29
2017 Curveball MIL R 2 79.4 49.0 -2.6 -5 6.4 -1.9 -23
2017 Sinker MIL R 4 95.0 15.7 -3.2 -17 13.2 -1.5 -10
2017 4-Seamer MIL R 22 94.4 13.5 0.2 1 8.0 0.0 1
2017 Changeup MIL R 7 87.9 23.8 -3.1 -11 15.1 1.1 8
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2022 Sinker -2.7 -7 279 51.8 80 .157 .200 .250 21.2 22.5 21.2 .188 .269 .260 26.9
2022 Curveball -4.3 -4 105 19.5 20 .105 .105 .090 23.7 25.0 20.8 .180 .209 .170 20.0
2022 Changeup -2.2 -2 87 16.1 20 .111 .222 .160 31.6 20.0 12.5 .195 .234 .215 20.0
2022 Slider -2.6 -1 56 10.4 15 .071 .071 .107 46.2 60.0 32.1 .168 .201 .195 20.0
2022 4-Seamer 2.5 0 12 2.2 4 .000 .000 .525 16.7 0.0 0.0 .929 3.620 .980 100.0
2021 Sinker 0.9 7 777 35.9 226 .287 .456 .372 13.4 16.4 20.3 .275 .446 .362 43.7
2021 Curveball 1.1 6 513 23.7 103 .302 .490 .357 22.5 20.4 14.7 .283 .450 .335 47.4
2021 4-Seamer 0.6 3 456 21.1 113 .287 .596 .417 22.4 23.0 20.0 .254 .485 .368 47.1
2021 Changeup 2.3 7 298 13.8 78 .319 .478 .376 28.0 23.1 18.0 .285 .437 .348 36.5
2021 Slider -1.5 -2 122 5.6 33 .258 .323 .291 30.5 30.3 25.0 .296 .387 .319 33.3
2020 Sinker 1.3 3 243 38.3 78 .329 .471 .392 16.1 14.1 25.0 .284 .495 .364 58.3
2020 Curveball 1.0 2 196 30.9 42 .268 .317 .276 26.1 26.2 20.0 .185 .234 .193 30.0
2020 4-Seamer -0.2 0 137 21.6 35 .276 .655 .400 18.0 2.9 3.8 .394 .827 .546 53.3
2020 Changeup 5.0 3 59 9.3 18 .267 .467 .339 37.0 27.8 45.5 .252 .519 .347 45.5
2019 Curveball -0.2 -1 659 32.0 171 .225 .425 .294 32.4 32.2 23.7 .228 .432 .299 40.2
2019 4-Seamer 2.8 18 651 31.6 163 .313 .649 .467 13.0 11.7 14.7 .311 .634 .444 50.0
2019 Sinker 1.3 6 461 22.4 129 .316 .470 .374 10.2 16.3 17.2 .263 .451 .338 35.4
2019 Changeup 4.1 6 154 7.5 44 .333 .524 .384 25.6 15.9 17.9 .274 .495 .338 28.6
2019 Slider -0.9 -1 124 6.0 37 .314 .514 .354 33.3 16.2 28.6 .340 .661 .415 36.7
2018 Sinker -0.1 0 272 30.7 77 .261 .348 .311 12.2 7.8 14.0 .304 .462 .368 34.9
2018 Curveball -0.1 0 237 26.7 57 .255 .345 .282 27.1 28.1 18.2 .208 .293 .235 35.9
2018 4-Seamer 2.5 5 184 20.8 56 .326 .609 .437 15.1 16.1 13.4 .311 .607 .439 50.0
2018 Changeup 2.0 2 98 11.1 23 .273 .455 .328 21.7 17.4 13.3 .207 .307 .244 22.2
2018 Slider 1.4 1 93 10.5 20 .235 .412 .305 35.0 15.0 15.8 .273 .418 .399 40.0
2017 4-Seamer -1.1 0 22 62.9 8 .429 .571 .469 0.0 0.0 0.0 .426 .521 .441 42.9
2017 Changeup 4.3 0 7 20.0 -- -- -- 66.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 Sinker 17.3 1 4 11.4 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .551 .655 .531 0.0
2017 Curveball -2.3 0 2 5.7 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 58 86.1 99 16.3 2:15 2:30 -15
2020 Curveball 193 81.1 70 15.8 7:30 7:00 30
2020 4-Seam Fastball 133 94.0 97 17.0 1:15 1:15 0
2020 Sinker 235 93.5 96 19.2 1:15 2:00 -45
2021 Changeup 298 88.5 98 16.7 2:00 2:30 -30
2021 Curveball 512 81.9 73 15.9 7:30 7:00 30
2021 4-Seam Fastball 456 95.3 97 17.6 1:15 1:15 0
2021 Sinker 766 95.3 95 19.4 1:15 2:00 -45
2021 Slider 122 85.9 24 5.5 9:45 11:15 -90
2022 Changeup 87 90.4 99 16.9 2:15 2:45 -30
2022 Curveball 104 84.1 74 17.0 7:30 7:15 15
2022 4-Seam Fastball 12 97.3 98 18.3 1:15 1:00 15
2022 Sinker 275 97.7 96 19.8 1:30 2:15 -45
2022 Slider 56 87.7 35 8.7 8:45 9:45 -60
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 46 187 -1 2 1 1 2
2018 233 884 -1 -2 7 4 7
2019 544 2,049 12 -12 18 10 28
2020 173 635 -1 1 3 4 8
2021 553 2,166 8 -17 18 11 20
2022 139 539 -12 -7 2 2 -15
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 187 46.5 67.8 83.1 29.0 69.0 44.9 56.5 47.1 21.6 5.9 90.9
2017 35 42.9 93.3 85.7 25.0 100.0 31.4 60.0 54.3 10.5 0.0 --
2018 886 48.4 62.4 86.9 27.2 62.9 42.4 61.8 44.2 20.2 6.1 63.0
2019 2,060 47.7 63.2 86.2 27.6 61.5 43.4 59.1 44.8 21.4 7.1 74.7
2020 635 51.2 64.3 86.1 19.4 51.7 44.1 58.0 42.4 21.2 7.2 73.9
2021 2,166 51.2 62.5 85.1 24.0 62.2 41.5 56.6 43.7 20.6 8.4 70.9
2022 539 54.0 67.0 81.5 25.8 53.1 38.2 64.0 48.1 25.5 10.6 68.4
Player 6,508 49.8 63.6 85.4 25.5 61.1 42.2 58.9 44.5 21.2 7.6 71.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 60.7 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 74 8
2018 14 13 24 38 12 60 28 68 31 11 31 16 14 66 6 37
2019 7 17 6 5 21 2 3 9 16 25 57 19 7 68 2 41
2020 15 16 13 16 28 13 23 1 3 11 72 15 15 62 1 25
2021 12 13 24 36 7 11 22 29 15 26 25 13 12 80 5 36
2022 95 95 98 98 87 94 96 93 99 72 31 50 95 97 6 39
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2018 22.5 6 6.1 0 5 5 2 33.3
2019 23.6 27 29.2 -2 6 19 14 51.9
2020 23.0 7 7.4 0 2 6 3 42.9
2021 24.5 21 18.6 2 7 13 9 42.9
2022 -- 0 1.4 -1 1 2 0 --

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 6 6 10 3 6 7 5 9 6 3 9 8 4 6 5 7 5 6 3 5 7 6 7 4 5 10 7 4 3 4 12
2019 27 38 29 30 27 31 29 34 29 25 27 30 24 24 26 33 27 37 23 27 29 26 26 32 33 31 34 26 32 27 31
2020 7 7 8 7 9 7 0 7 7 7 9 7 6 7 7 9 7 8 7 8 7 8 8 7 7 8 6 6 7 7 10
2021 21 17 23 14 19 23 17 20 18 15 21 20 13 15 16 22 22 19 17 17 20 17 16 20 17 21 20 17 22 15 25
2022 0 2 1 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 0 2 2 2 2 2
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 94.5 93.7 -0.8 94.1 0.4 93.7 -0.4 95.3 1.6 97.7 2.4
Offspeed Velocity 87.9 87.7 -0.2 87.5 -0.2 86.1 -1.4 88.5 2.4 90.4 1.9
Breaking Velocity 79.4 82.9 3.5 82.8 -0.1 81.1 -1.7 82.7 1.6 85.4 2.7
Exit Velocity 90.1 87.7 -2.4 90.4 2.7 92.8 2.4 89.7 -3.1 85.9 -3.8
Launch Angle 11.4 10.1 -1.3 10.2 0.1 9.1 -1.1 5.7 -3.4 .1 -5.6
Barrel % 0 7.5 7.5 11.9 4.4 9.2 -2.7 9.3 0.1 2.3 -7
Hard Hit % 33.3 37.6 4.3 40.6 3 49.6 9 43.5 -6.1 25 -18.5
Sweet Spot % 44.4 38.2 -6.2 34.1 -4.1 30.5 -3.6 35 4.5 26.1 -8.9
xBA .454 .268 -0.186 .27 0.002 .276 0.006 .275 -0.001 .192 -0.083
BA .444 .273 -0.171 .286 0.013 .297 0.011 .293 -0.004 .131 -0.162
xwOBA .458 .343 -0.115 .362 0.019 .359 -0.003 .353 -0.006 .254 -0.099
wOBA .456 .33 -0.126 .36 0.03 .348 -0.012 .369 0.021 .19 -0.179
xSLG .551 .43 -0.121 .512 0.082 .492 -0.02 .45 -0.042 .274 -0.176
SLG .556 .421 -0.135 .513 0.092 .465 -0.048 .485 0.02 .172 -0.313
K% 0 16.2 16.2 19.9 3.7 16.1 -3.8 20.2 4.1 25.9 5.7
BB% 10 9.4 -0.6 7.7 -1.7 6.9 -0.8 10.1 3.2 9.4 -0.7
Swing % 54.3 44.2 -10.1 44.8 0.6 42.4 -2.4 43.7 1.3 48.1 4.4
Whiff% 10.5 20.2 9.7 21.4 1.2 21.2 -0.2 20.6 -0.6 25.5 4.9
In Zone % 42.9 48.4 5.5 47.7 -0.7 51.2 3.5 51.2 0 54 2.8
Out of Zone % 57.1 51.6 -5.5 52.3 0.7 48.8 -3.5 48.8 0 46 -2.8
Out of Zone Swing % 25 27.2 2.2 27.6 0.4 19.4 -8.2 24 4.6 25.8 1.8
First Pitch Swing % 60 26.2 -33.8 30.1 3.9 29.3 -0.8 23.8 -5.5 28.1 4.3
First Pitch Strike % 60 61.8 1.8 59.1 -2.7 58 -1.1 56.6 -1.4 64 7.4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2017 10 .456 5 0 0.0 5 1 20.0
2018 233 .330 94 14 14.9 139 44 31.7
2019 544 .360 274 40 14.6 270 99 36.7
2020 173 .348 88 34 38.6 85 37 43.5
2021 553 .369 317 29 9.1 236 138 58.5
2022 139 .190 86 6 7.0 53 16 30.2

Pitch Tempo