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Pablo López
P | B/T: L/R | 6' 4" 225LBS | Age: 25

Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 5 5 3.07 20 20 0 102.2 115 1.12
4 Seasons 18 21 4.04 62 62 0 330.0 315 1.20
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 20 5-5 3.07 102.2 115 1.12
4 Seasons 62 18-21 4.04 330.0 315 1.20

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2018 22 950 179 13 7.3 86.2 117.3 8.8 30.2 .239 .414 .315 .309 .352 29.6 18.6 7.3 4.14 4.09
2019 23 1796 336 25 7.4 88.2 114.2 10 32.4 .254 .431 .318 .318 .369 36.9 20.3 5.8 5.09 4.57
2020 24 903 161 7 4.3 85.7 110.3 6.7 31.1 .216 .336 .278 .275 .325 32.3 24.6 7.5 3.61 3.18
2021 25 1669 270 20 7.4 86.7 112.1 9.2 33 .229 .373 .293 .290 .365 33.3 27.5 6.2 3.07 3.55
5318 946 65 6.9 87 117.3 9 31.9 .237 .393 .303 .300 .357 33.7 22.9 6.5
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .363 35.4 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Lopez relies on 5 pitches.
Changeup
(32.5%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(31.8%) ,
Cutter
(13.5%) ,
Sinker
(12.6%) ,
Curveball
(9.6%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Changeup 543 259 284 32.5 88.0 179 166 39 26 9 0 4 61 106 .235 .206 .361 .311 .281 .252 87.5 2 1949 6.7 31.3 25.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 530 239 291 31.8 94.1 120 114 25 10 9 1 5 40 75 .219 .217 .447 .418 .294 .284 88.5 19 2121 6.7 22.6 19.1
2021 Cutter 225 50 175 13.5 91.6 47 42 9 6 2 0 1 3 39 .214 .282 .333 .479 .282 .363 86.1 16 2199 6.7 18.3 10.7
2021 Sinker 211 185 26 12.6 93.7 51 43 14 11 1 1 1 5 38 .326 .280 .465 .384 .396 .355 79.5 2 1985 6.7 21.2 21.7
2021 Curveball 160 94 66 9.6 80.2 20 17 2 2 0 0 0 6 12 .118 .279 .118 .377 .159 .315 85.4 13 2487 6.7 36.4 21.4
2020 4-Seam Fastball 291 140 151 32.2 93.9 88 75 17 11 4 0 2 29 47 .227 .203 .360 .375 .308 .306 88.0 17 2124 6.8 28.4 23.8
2020 Changeup 270 127 143 29.9 87.2 77 74 16 8 7 0 1 25 49 .216 .198 .351 .292 .257 .231 83.2 4 1969 6.8 32.9 24.0
2020 Sinker 203 108 95 22.5 93.4 49 45 11 10 1 0 0 1 45 .244 .289 .267 .329 .248 .298 84.8 -7 2040 6.8 13.5 7.7
2020 Cutter 76 29 47 8.4 90.7 18 16 4 3 1 0 0 1 16 .250 .107 .313 .148 .255 .162 88.4 16 2214 6.8 21.6 7.7
2020 Curveball 63 40 23 7.0 78.7 7 7 2 1 0 0 1 3 4 .286 .324 .714 .851 .409 .482 89.1 33 2442 6.8 28.6 33.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2018 49.7 19.6 24.6 6.1 45.8 30.7 23.5 5 39.1 20.7 21.8 5.6 7.3
2019 49.1 19.3 23.8 7.7 35.4 37.5 27.1 3.6 39 20.8 22.6 5.7 7.4
2020 52.8 15.5 24.2 7.5 37.9 32.9 29.2 6.2 41.6 21.7 20.5 5 4.3
2021 47 20.7 26.7 5.6 40.7 36.3 23 6.3 34.8 20.7 23 7.4 7.4
49.3 19.1 24.8 6.8 39.3 35.1 25.6 5.1 38.3 20.9 22.2 6 6.9
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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
2021 Curveball MIA R 160 80.2 48.2 -3.4 -7 12.6 2.2 22
2021 Sinker MIA R 211 93.7 24.5 3.1 15 15.9 1.1 7
2021 Cutter MIA R 225 91.6 23.5 -0.7 -3 2.1 -3.4 -255
2021 4-Seamer MIA R 530 94.1 17.2 -2 -13 7 -1.1 -13
2021 Changeup MIA R 542 88 32.4 2.7 9 17.4 3.1 22
2020 Cutter MIA R 76 90.7 24.8 0.3 1 0.2 -2 -112
2020 Changeup MIA R 270 87.2 33 2.7 9 16.7 3.2 24
2020 Curveball MIA R 63 78.7 51.6 -1.1 -2 14.7 4.1 39
2020 4-Seamer MIA R 291 93.9 17.7 -2.3 -15 6.6 -1.4 -18
2020 Sinker MIA R 203 93.4 24.2 2.8 13 15.7 1.1 8
2019 Sinker MIA R 293 93.3 25.1 3 14 16.3 1.7 12
2019 4-Seamer MIA R 760 93.6 18.6 -2.8 -18 9.8 2 26
2019 Curveball MIA R 345 79.8 45.4 -6.2 -12 10.8 0.2 2
2019 Changeup MIA R 395 85.7 33.7 3.4 11 17.2 3.3 24
2018 Curveball MIA R 193 78.5 50.2 -3.2 -6 11.6 1.5 15
2018 Changeup MIA R 182 85.3 34 3.2 10 16.9 3 22
2018 Sinker MIA R 250 92 26.6 3.9 17 15 0.6 4
2018 4-Seamer MIA R 324 92.6 18.9 -2.6 -16 7.4 0 0
! 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 %
2021 Curveball -0.3 -1 160 9.6 20 .118 .118 .16 36.4 30 21.4 .279 .377 .314 25
2021 Cutter -0.8 -2 225 13.5 47 .214 .333 .323 18.3 6.4 10.7 .282 .479 .364 35.9
2021 Sinker -0.4 -1 211 12.6 51 .326 .465 .399 21.2 9.8 21.7 .28 .384 .354 26.3
2021 4-Seamer -1.6 -8 530 31.8 120 .219 .447 .297 22.6 33.3 19.1 .217 .418 .285 38.7
2021 Changeup -0.1 0 543 32.5 179 .235 .361 .3 31.3 34.1 25 .206 .311 .253 32.1
2020 Curveball 1.3 1 63 7 7 .286 .714 .414 28.6 42.9 33.3 .324 .851 .482 50
2020 Cutter -0.3 0 76 8.4 18 .25 .313 .308 21.6 5.6 7.7 .107 .148 .162 25
2020 Sinker -1.3 -3 203 22.5 49 .244 .267 .252 13.5 2 7.7 .289 .329 .298 22.2
2020 Changeup 0.2 0 270 29.9 77 .216 .351 .26 32.9 32.5 24 .198 .292 .231 34.7
2020 4-Seamer -0.1 0 291 32.2 88 .227 .36 .32 28.4 33 23.8 .203 .375 .306 40.4
2019 Curveball 2 7 345 19.2 69 .213 .393 .308 32.2 24.6 20 .247 .459 .34 36.4
2019 Sinker 0.6 2 293 16.3 80 .324 .535 .416 15.3 8.8 18.9 .31 .503 .383 43.8
2019 Changeup -0.2 -1 395 22 119 .226 .409 .292 29.5 26.1 20.5 .243 .401 .284 32.1
2019 4-Seamer -0.7 -5 760 42.3 197 .277 .429 .329 20 20.3 17.3 .241 .413 .306 37.1
2018 Curveball 0 0 193 20.3 39 .237 .368 .272 40 25.6 17.2 .173 .293 .213 21.4
2018 Changeup -1.5 -3 182 19.2 45 .125 .15 .19 33.7 20 16.4 .21 .257 .244 15.6
2018 Sinker 0.5 1 250 26.3 68 .311 .492 .39 16 10.3 16.3 .268 .438 .339 34.5
2018 4-Seamer 0.2 1 324 34.1 90 .277 .542 .365 16 22.2 18.3 .263 .528 .363 35.9
! 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 243 87.2 86 17.8 2:00 2:45 -45
2020 Curveball 61 78.7 77 18.4 7:30 8:00 -30
2020 Cutter 74 90.7 52 7.6 1:00 12:00 60
2020 4-Seam Fastball 285 93.9 80 14.4 1:15 1:00 15
2020 Sinker 191 93.3 82 17.7 1:15 2:15 -60
2021 Changeup 534 88 90 18.4 2:00 2:45 -45
2021 Curveball 160 80.2 69 15.5 7:45 8:00 -15
2021 Cutter 225 91.6 57 8.7 1:15 12:30 45
2021 4-Seam Fastball 530 94.1 80 14.9 1:30 1:00 30
2021 Sinker 208 93.7 84 17.7 1:30 2:15 -45
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 242 949 3 -15 6 5 -1
2019 466 1794 -4 -11 6 11 2
2020 258 993 -6 -4 3 4 -3
2021 417 1669 -14 -9 4 7 -12
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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 %
2018 950 49.8 64.7 82.4 32.8 60.3 43.4 62.8 48.6 24 7.3 68.1
2019 1796 49.3 68.6 82.3 29.7 60.7 42.8 55.7 48.8 23.4 7.7 78.4
2020 903 47.5 70.9 75.7 32.5 66.9 46.2 60 50.7 26.2 7.1 84.4
2021 1669 50.2 68.1 79.5 33.3 61.7 44.3 62.4 50.8 25.7 5.9 75.5
5318 49.4 68.1 80.3 31.8 62.1 44 59.8 49.7 24.7 7 76.8
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2018 45 48 29 23 49 60 32 92 89 24 66 44 45 46 7 36
2019 42 35 35 42 47 32 41 61 47 27 83 34 42 58 11 31
2020 80 73 78 79 80 38 84 90 79 55 63 47 80 55 16 40
2021 73 61 63 64 77 42 54 87 88 77 80 46 73 52 22 56
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 22.4 15 15.9 -1 10 13 6 40
2020 22.7 6 5.7 0 4 3 0 0
2021 24 11 13.5 -3 7 8 1 9.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 15 18 18 16 19 13 15 19 14 22 16 15 9 14 15 19 11 20 12 20 8 13 13 20 17 20 17 12 19 13 20
2020 6 6 5 6 6 5 6 6 5 5 7 6 3 4 5 6 4 6 6 6 3 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 6
2021 11 10 20 10 16 11 13 13 13 11 13 12 8 14 13 15 8 10 9 12 5 11 10 10 10 16 12 9 16 9 17
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 92.4 93.5 1.1 93.3 -0.2 93.4 0.1
Offspeed Velocity 85.3 85.7 0.4 87.2 1.5 88 0.8
Breaking Velocity 78.5 79.8 1.3 78.7 -1.1 80.2 1.5
Exit Velocity 86.2 88.2 2 85.7 -2.5 86.7 1
Launch Angle 8.8 10 1.2 6.7 -3.3 9.2 2.5
Barrel % 7.3 7.4 0.1 4.3 -3.1 7.4 3.1
Hard Hit % 29.6 36.9 7.3 32.3 -4.6 33.3 1
Sweet Spot % 30.2 32.4 2.2 31.1 -1.3 33 1.9
xBA .239 .254 0.015 .216 -0.038 .229 0.013
BA .252 .261 0.009 .23 -0.031 .233 0.003
xwOBA .309 .318 0.009 .275 -0.043 .29 0.015
wOBA .315 .318 0.003 .278 -0.04 .293 0.015
xSLG .414 .431 0.017 .336 -0.095 .373 0.037
SLG .428 .435 0.007 .346 -0.089 .385 0.039
K% 18.6 20.3 1.7 24.6 4.3 27.5 2.9
BB% 7.3 5.8 -1.5 7.5 1.7 6.2 -1.3
Swing % 48.6 48.8 0.2 50.7 1.9 50.8 0.1
Whiff% 24 23.4 -0.6 26.2 2.8 25.7 -0.5
In Zone % 49.8 49.3 -0.5 47.5 -1.8 50.2 2.7
Out of Zone % 50.2 50.7 0.5 52.5 1.8 49.8 -2.7
Out of Zone Swing % 32.8 29.7 -3.1 32.5 2.8 33.3 0.8
First Pitch Swing % 31.2 27.9 -3.3 32.1 4.2 28.5 -3.6
First Pitch Strike % 62.8 55.7 -7.1 60 4.3 62.4 2.4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2018 242 .315 122 38 31.1 120 36 30.0
2019 465 .319 225 42 18.7 240 129 53.8
2020 239 .278 110 32 29.1 129 39 30.2
2021 417 .293 209 55 26.3 208 105 50.5

Pitch Distribution