- Quick Looks: Eickhoff, Lopez, and Ross
Jorge Lopez (50 CV/60 FV)
9/29/15 vs Padres
• I watch Lopez after getting offered him in a trade in a deep league. I really didn’t expect much from him, but came back
- Cardinals Release Felipe Lopez
The Cardinals released super-utility infielder Felipe Lopez yesterday after what can only be described as a disappointing 2010 season. Lopez hit only .231/.310/.340 for the Cardinals and rated
- Jose Lopez to Colorado
In the moments leading up to the non-tender deadline, the Mariners managed to move second baseman Jose Lopez, receiving minor league pitcher Chaz Roe from the Rockies in return. Seattle was planning
- Jose Lopez, Feast and Famine
One of the more intriguing quirks of the young 2010 season has been Jose Lopez. A full time second baseman for the prior four seasons, Lopez earned a reputation as a visually unappealing glove man
- Jose Lopez's Woeful 2010
About a month ago, Matthew Carruth wrote up Jose Lopez’s odd season. Summarizing his accomplishments to date with:
It’s not all cheery news however. While Lopez may pace the entire league
- The Extremity of Wilton Lopez
-- they haven't had very many good players. One of their few good players has been reliever Wilton Lopez. Now Wilton Lopez isn't an Astro anymore.
Basically. The Astros and Phillies have unofficially
- No Free Passes Against Lopez
pitcher: Wilton Lopez of the Astros. Lopez's 0.73 BB/9 rate in 62 IP leads all relievers, and it makes him a rarity: a productive reliever who doesn't rely on the strikeout. Lopez is the only reliever
- Felipe Lopez's Outstanding Season
Remember, way back in the day, when Felipe Lopez was talked about as a future superstar? Shortly after the turn of the decade Lopez became the toast of the Jays’ middle infield prospects*. He would
- The Felipe Lopez Trade
Yesterday the Diamondbacks traded Felipe Lopez to the Brewers for a pair of minor leaguers -- outfielder Cole Gillespie and right-handed reliever Roque Mercedes.
Well out of contention, Arizona
- Felipe Lopez Latches On with St. Louis
Fresh off of a 2009 season in which he posted 4.6 Wins Above Replacement, Felipe Lopez entered the off-season anticipating free agent riches. However, with general managers likely anticipating
- Jose Lopez Finds Work With Marlins
It was not too long ago when Jose Lopez was a perfectly capable starter on a major-league team. Sure, he was far from a star, but was league-average bat with passable defense at several positions
- Deep Impact: Jorge Bonifacio
At just 18-years-old Jorge Bonifacio is tearing up the Midwest league. Bonifacio wasn't a highly touted draftee like Francisco Lindor, last week's prospect, nor was he an international free agent
- Felipe Lopez Will Wear the Red Bird
If Felipe Lopez earns the maximum payout on his 2010 player contract, he will earn roughly $2.2M from the Cardinals. Lopez was worth nearly 5 wins last season and roughly 3 wins in the three seasons
- Daily Graphing - Jorge Cantu
Last season Devil Ray's prospect Jorge Cantu broke through in a big way by batting .286 with 28 home runs in just under 600 at-bats. That's a considerable amount of power for a second-baseman
- Old Catchers and Jorge Posada
and a reliable closer for years, was going to get a nice contract, regardless. Instead, the person people should point to for coming up big prior to free agency is Jorge Posada.
In 2007, at the age
- Jorge Julio to Milwaukee
will put them at $90 mil for 2009, meaning that, prior to today, they had $27.3 mil to spend in order to add five or more wins.
The Brewers just signed Jorge Julio to a 1-yr deal, so how does he
- Called Up: Jorge Soler
now on, when I list scouting grades for a player in an article, they will appear on his player page in real time, so pop over to Soler's page and marvel at technology.
Jorge Soler is just a fun
- Eric Hosmer versus Javier Lopez
. But in practice, it was a workmanlike effort and a mistake that finally ended the battle between Eric Hosmer and Javier Lopez.
The first pitch was a mistake from Lopez. High in the zone
- Rockies Continue to Confuse, Acquire Wilton Lopez
In a vacuum, you could probably make a decent enough case in favor of exchanging Alex White for Wilton Lopez. As Jeff wrote last week, Lopez is the game's most extreme high GB/low BB reliever
- The Jorge Cantu Trade: Florida's Perspective
The Florida Marlins woke up this morning with a less than 5% chance to make the playoffs. Jorge Cantu is two months from free agency, and at the last check, will not be ranked highly enough by Elias
- Projecting Nationals Right-Hander Reynaldo Lopez
electric young arm: hard-throwing 22-year-old Reynaldo Lopez debuts tonight against the Dodgers.
Lopez was signed out of the Dominican back in 2012, and his stuff has landed him on top-100 prospect lists
- The Reality of Jorge De La Rosa
A question in the mailbag from L. S. this week ended simply: Is Jorge De La Rosa for real?
His 2.99 FIP seems to suggest that his good start is for real, but ZiPS has him putting up a 4.71 ERA
- Which Teams Could Most Use Felipe Lopez?
players appear a bit more impatient. Count Felipe Lopez among the latter crowd. He fired Scott Boras over the weekend, reportedly over frustration that he, like 10.6 percent of Americans, lacks a job. His
- Contextualizing Adam Lopez's Low-Minors Dominance
excellence and future potential. One player very much in this mold is White Sox pitching prospect Adam Lopez.
"Unheralded" is a word that most certainly applies to Lopez. He was drafted in the 21st
- Jorge Alfaro: Surprise Top-100 Prospect
player ranked 88th. His name? Jorge Alfaro. The 19-year old ranked fifth on my list of best catchers scouted in 2012 behind a quartet of current and former top-100 players.
Video after the jump
- Not Buying Jorge de la Rosa
After only pitching a total of 69.2 innings in 2011 and 2012, Jorge de la Rosa has enjoyed a productive bounce-back season in which he's compiled a 3.31 ERA, and his 16 wins are the second-most
- The Jorge Cantu Trade: Texas' Perspective
The gates that opened for Chris Davis once Justin Smoak arrived in Seattle are once more closed today as the Texas Rangers have acquire Jorge Cantu for two minor league arms. Davis himself really can
- Cubs Win Bidding for Jorge Soler
for another month, so 20-year-old outfielder Jorge Soler was not bound by the new rules and was free to negotiate as large of a contract as he could get from big league clubs.
Today, the Chicago
- Rodrigo Lopez: Better Than You Think
for 2011. Player B is Rodrigo Lopez, who signed a non-guaranteed, minor league contract with an invite to spring training yesterday.
Now, let's be clear - there are differences between Arroyo
- Jorge Soler And The Cubs' Embarrassment Of Riches
I got my first opportunity to see Jorge Soler in person last Friday, and to say that he was impressive would be a colossal understatement. I'd read the scouting reports, watched him on MiLB.tv, etc
- Jorge Soler is the Safest Cubs Prospect
, and Jorge Soler each made it to the majors in 2014, and Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, and Albert Almora should all be soon behind them. In addition to actual team success, those prospects should
- Jorge Polanco is the anti-Christian Yelich
, Jorge Polanco is becoming such a hitter.
Polanco posted a 32.8 percent ground ball rate that was among the lowest in the majors. His 36.8 percent flyball rate, while higher than the major league
- Exclusive Video: Yoan Lopez, Young Hurler of Baseballs
, but... there's not much video of Yoan Lopez out there, so maybe you'd like to see a little of this 21-year old Cuban pitcher the Diamondbacks signed this year.
Kind of looks like a scout's wet dream
- 2nd Basemen Making an Impact: Sanchez, Cabrera and Lopez
, but with his versatility in playing both the 2B and SS position, he could be a nice injury plugin.
Jose Lopez – 14% owned – 29/0.241/2/1 – The season started good for Lopez when he got the first 5
- Where the Cubs Go With Jorge Soler
The Cubs could be considered complete, and in right field, they line up to have a 24-year-old Jorge Soler, a player they control through 2020, a player who, in 2014, was one of the three
- Jorge Posada's Place Among Aging Catchers
, only nine players in baseball history have caught more than 100 games in their age-37 season. Among them, Jorge Posada stands out. He has the highest BA, OBP, and SLG for age-37 catchers, marks he
- Jorge Soler: Baseball's Next Big Prospect?
on a trio of hitting prospects, Javier Baez, Albert Almora and Jorge Soler. It's easy to fall in love with Baez's dreamy bat speed or Almora's rare combination of tools and polish, but it is Soler who
- The Change: Jorge Soler and Adjustments Past and Future
A player we do talk about a lot is Jorge Soler. Dripping with upside, the slugger hasn't performed quite to expectations this year, whiffing more and looking a bit lost at the plate
- The Luck Loserboard: Jorge Posada Leads The Way
can easily see, Jorge Posada has had some interesting results early in the season. When my wife says "interesting," she usually means: "No, of course I didn't like that war movie," but here, I say
- Hamate Break Halts Jorge Bonifacio's Breakout Season
, utility man for the Toronto Blue Jays -- and Jorge have little in common, at least when it comes to their games. Jorge, the younger of the pair, is a burly right fielder with a strong arm. He
- Projecting Phillies Call-Up Jorge Alfaro
Jorge Alfaro's physical tools have put him in the prospect conversation for years -- he's cracked Baseball Prospectus' top-101 prospects in each of the past five seasons, for example -- but his
- Jorge de la Rosa's Question Mark
Jorge de la Rosa is a journeyman in every sense of the word. By the time de la Rosa could legally drink he was already in his third organization and second professional baseball league. In 2003 he
- Jorge de la Rosa Stays in Colorado
Jorge de la Rosa took his title as the second best free agent starting pitcher to the market, he eventually decided that he didn't want to go anywhere and re-signed with the Rockies. He received two
- Does WAR Treat Jorge Posada Fairly?
Jorge Posada officially announced his retirement earlier this week, to the surprise of no one who was following the baseball beat the last lately. The career Yankee may have finished with a whimper
- 19-Year-Old Jorge Mateo Is The Yankees' Shortstop Of The Future
opportunity to have two separate accounts of this rising prospect from different points in his breakout season. --Kiley
Jorge Mateo, SS, New York Yankees (Rookie-Level GCL)
The Dominican shortstop signed
- The Win-Win Trade of Jorge Soler and Wade Davis
really have a ninth-inning guy with whom they're currently comfortable, and would pay a bigger premium for the upgrade they'd get in their bullpen. The idea of swapping Davis for Jorge Soler
- Arizona Signs Yoan Lopez, But May Pay Very High Price
This morning, Ben Badler of Baseball America reported that the Diamondbacks have agreed to sign Cuban right-handed pitcher Yoan Lopez to a deal that includes an $8.25 million signing bonus
- Jorge Polanco & Nick Franklin: Deep League Wire
Hurting for a middle infielder? Of course you are! Look not further, I have come to your rescue.
Jorge Polanco | SS MIN | CBS 10% Owned
I didn't realize it and you may not have either
- Jorge De La Rosa, The King Of Coors Field
Last July, Rockies owner Dick Monfort earned some well-deserved ridicule by indicating that his team wouldn't consider trading 33-year-old free-agent-to-be Jorge De La Rosa, despite the fact
- Projecting Yankees' Speedy A-Baller, Jorge Mateo
Yankees prospect Jorge Mateo has some serious wheels. In 96 games with Low-A Charleston, the Dominican-born shortstop stole an eye-popping 71 bases. He leads the South Atlantic League by more than 14
- Jorge de la Rosa: Reverse Splitter
about Rockies’ starting pitcher Jorge de la Rosa caught his eye. As you no doubt know, Coors Field is a real tough place to pitch. And so it was for De La Rosa from 2008, when he joined the Rockies
- Deep League Waiver Wire: Chris Getz, Rick Ankiel, Felipe Lopez
you some homers, hopefully without killing your batting average.
Felipe Lopez | 1% | 1%
Michael Barr touched on Lopez on Saturday, and I’ll add a little bit more here. Lopez may have been
- The Best Thing About All Nine Jorge Soler Plate Appearances
in the regular season; right now, Jorge Soler looks like a star. Carlos Correa is the clear-cut Rookie of the Year, and why would anyone question that Dallas Keuchel deserves the Cy Young Award? Haven't you
- Jorge de la Rosa and the Rockies Talent Evaluation Problem
be replaced. Given the recent rumors, it appears that the Rockies may not have figure that part out yet.
Despite all the Jorge De La Rosa buzz, hearing #Rockies won't deal him without getting
- Should Fantasy Owners Pay for Jorge de la Rosa's Wins?
For the past two years, Jorge de la Rosa has improved in all four fantasy categories for a starting pitcher. Of course, that was a relatively easy thing for him to do, given how poor he was in 2007