Wilton Lopez

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Wilton Lopez MLB Career Stats

292 16-17 3.54 305.1 221 1.29

Wilton Lopez Bio

  • Full Name: Wilton Aristides Lopez
  • Born: 7/19/1983 in Leon, Nicaragua
  • Debut: 8/28/2009
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MLB Career Stats 16 17 3.54 292 2 11 305.1 221 1.29


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Wilton Lopez Stats

*Since 2006

Wilton Lopez Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Wilton Lopez Statcast Events


Wilton Lopez Leaderboards


Season SV Rank
2012 10 19th in NL


Season G Rank
2010 68 24th in NL
2011 73 16th in NL
2013 75 4th in NL

Wilton Lopez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 30, 2015 Buffalo Bisons released RHP Wilton Lopez.
June 25, 2015 sent RHP Wilton Lopez on a rehab assignment to GCL Blue Jays.
June 23, 2015 Buffalo Bisons placed RHP Wilton Lopez on the restricted list.
April 6, 2015 Buffalo Bisons placed RHP Wilton Lopez on the 7-day disabled list.
December 16, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent RHP Wilton Lopez to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 16, 2014 RHP Wilton Lopez assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
September 29, 2014 RHP Wilton Lopez elected free agency.
July 1, 2014 Wilton Lopez roster status changed by Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
June 22, 2014 Colorado Rockies optioned Wilton Lopez to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
June 13, 2014 Colorado Rockies sent RHP Wilton Lopez outright to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
June 9, 2014 Colorado Rockies designated RHP Wilton Lopez for assignment.
April 9, 2014 Colorado Rockies optioned RHP Wilton Lopez to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
December 4, 2012 Houston Astros traded RHP Wilton Lopez and Player To Be Named Later to Colorado Rockies for RHP Alex White and RHP Alex Gillingham.
July 9, 2012 Wilton Lopez roster status changed by Houston Astros.
July 5, 2012 Houston Astros sent RHP Wilton Lopez on a rehab assignment to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
June 15, 2012 Houston Astros placed RHP Wilton Lopez on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 11, 2012. Sprained right elbow.
May 3, 2011 Houston Astros activated RHP Wilton Lopez from the 15-day disabled list.
April 15, 2011 Houston Astros placed RHP Wilton Lopez on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 14, 2011. irritation of the ulnar nerve in right elbow
May 4, 2010 Houston Astros recalled RHP Wilton Lopez from Round Rock Express.
April 25, 2010 Houston Astros optioned Wilton Lopez to Round Rock Express.
April 8, 2010 Houston Astros recalled Wilton Lopez from Round Rock Express.
March 30, 2010 Houston Astros optioned Wilton Lopez to Round Rock Express.
August 28, 2009 Houston Astros recalled Wilton Lopez from Corpus Christi Hooks.
April 21, 2009 Wilton Lopez roster status changed by Corpus Christi Hooks.
April 10, 2009 Houston Astros claimed RHP Wilton Lopez off waivers from San Diego Padres.
April 10, 2009 Houston Astros optioned RHP Wilton Lopez to Corpus Christi Hooks.
April 5, 2009 San Diego Padres designated RHP Wilton Lopez for assignment.

Wilton Aristides Lopez Bio Info

He and his wife, Scarlette, have two daughters, Joliette and Melany.


Spent his first season with the Rockies and appeared in a career-high 75 games...his 75 games led the team and were tied for 4th in the National League...he went 3-4 with a 4.06 ERA (75.1 ip, 34 er) and 28 games finished...his 28 GF were third on the team behind closers Rex Brothers (40) and Rafael Betancourt (29)... Carried a 1-3 record and a 4.57 ERA (45.1 ip, 23 er) in 46 games pre-All-Star break...went 2-1 with a 3.30 ERA (30.0 ip, 11 er) in 29 games after the break...allowed just 6 earned runs in his final 20 games (19.2 ip) and went 2-0 with one game finished.... 25 of his 75 appearances were less than 1.0 inning...went 1-2 with a 6.92 ERA (13.0 ip, 10 er) in those games...in his 50 appearances of 1.0 inning or more he was 2-2 with a 3.47 ERA (62.1 ip, 24 er)... Had a 10.0 scoreless inning streak from 4/23-5/11 allowing nine hits over eight games... Lopez is one of 8 pitchers to record at least 64 appearances over each of the last four seasons (2010-2013)...has appeared in 280 games over that span, seventh-most in the Majors.

2012 Named the Astros Pitcher of the Year by the Houston Chapter of the BBWAA. Recorded a career-high 10 saves after assuming the club's closer role in July. Won a career-high six games, which led all Astros relievers...his rate of 2.34 groundballs/flyball (103GB/44FB) was a career high...posted the lowest walks per 9.0 innings ratio among all NL relievers with his mark of 1.09 (8BB/66.1IP)...is also the second lowest walks per 9.0 innings ratio in franchise history, trailing his own 0.67 (5BB/67IP) mark, set in 2010. Ranked second in strikeouts to walks ratio among NL relievers with a 6.75 mark (54SO/8BB). Missed 26 games on a DL stint from June 11-July 9 with a sprained right elbow...aside from that stint, spent the rest of the season in the Astros bullpen. Began his season by facing 78 batters without allowing a walk (22.1IP), which was the longest such streak to start a season since John Smoltz faced 92 batters before his first walk in 2004. Had a 10-game scoreless streak from April 30-May 17 (10.2IP). Posted a 1.53 ERA (5ER/29.1IP) in his last 28 appearances with three wins, 10 saves, four walks and 25 strikeouts. Was successful in his final eight save opportunities. His 1.85 ERA (7ER/34IP) in the second half ranked seventh in the Majors and second in the NL among relievers. In two rehab appearances with Triple A OKC, gave up three runs in 2.0 innings. 2011 Made a career-high and club-high 73 appearances...had a 2.34 ERA (9ER/34.2IP) on the road and a 1.99 ERA (7ER/31.2IP) in 28 day game apps...missed 15 games on a DL stint from April 14-May 2 with right elbow ulnar nerve irritation...aside from that stint, spent the rest of the season in the Astros bullpen...had a 1.98 ERA (3ER/13.2IP) over his last 17 apps. to finish the season (after Aug. 24)...posted a 2.44 ERA (18ER/66.1P) in 67 apps. after returning from his DL stint on May 2...did not allow a home run through his first 30 games (29IP) of the season from April 1-June 18. 2010 Spent most of the season with the Astros, posting a 5-2 record with one save and a 2.96 ERA (22ER/67IP) in 68 relief appearances...accumulated one full year of Major League service time, despite being optioned twice to Triple A...made three relief appearances with Round Rock, going 2-1 with a 5.40 ERA (3ER/5IP)...despite a solid Spring Training (0ER/7IP), optioned to Triple A to start the season...recalled on April 8 and stayed with Houston until being optioned again on April 24...recalled on May 4 and spent the remainder of the season with Houston...was never DL'd but did not appear in a game from Sept. 11-23... among MLB rookie relievers, ranked third in appearances (68) and innings pitched (67.0), tied for fourth in wins (5) and sixth in ERA (2.96)... his 68 appearances, ranked as the sixth-most by a rookie in franchise history (last, Wesley Wright's 71 apps. in 2008)... stranded 32 of 33 inherited runners (3.0 IRS), the best ratio in the Majors... is the lowest ratio for a single campaign in the Majors since 1974... tossed 29.1 consecutive innings, over 29 appearances, without issuing a walk from July 26 through the remainder of the season... marked the longest run by an Astros pitcher since Roy Oswalt tossed 32.0 consecutive walkless innings from June 17-July 17, 2004... issued only five walks on the season, while fanning 50, in his 67.0 innings...his 10-to-one strikeout-to-walk ratio ranked third in the Majors among relief pitchers...was the only player in the Majors during 2010 to walk five-or-fewer hitters while pitching 50+ innings... a pitcher has only done that four times since 1959, also Dennis Eckersley (1989-90) and Matt Capps (2008)... posted a career-high, five-game winning streak from April 21-Aug. 22...tied RHP Brandon Lyon for the longest relief winning streak on the club in 2010...the two were the first Astros relievers with five-plus game winning streaks since Octavio Dotel also won five straight decisions from April 11-June 6, 2003...picked up his first career save on Aug. 17 vs. NYM (0ER/1IP)...RHP Mark Melancon picked up his first career win that day, making them the first pair of teammates to pick up their first career win and save in the same game since Aug. 2, 2007 (W-McLemore, SV-Moehler)...posted a 1.42 ERA (5ER/31.2IP) over his final 32 appearances from July 19 through the end of the season...among relievers, ERA ranked tied for sixth in the NL in that time span...the run included a career-long scoreless streak of 19.2 innings over 18 appearances from July 19-Aug. 22...was the longest by an Astro in 2010. 2009 Made two starts and appeared in eight games for Houston, posting an 0-2 record with a 8.38 ERA (18ER/19.1IP)...as a starter, went 0-2 with a 8.31 ERA (8ER/8.2IP)...started the last game of the season for Houston at NYM and allowed four runs, three earned, in a careerhigh 5.0 innings...made his first career Major League start on Sept. 29 at PHI and allowed five runs in 3.2 innings for his first MLB loss...became the first Nicaraguan-born player to play for Houston...was recalled from Double A Corpus Christi on Aug. 28 and made Major League debut that night at ARI by tossing 92 pitches in 4.0 innings of relief...made 29 appearances, including 15 starts, with the Hooks before being recalled and went 4-5 with a 4.73 ERA (58ER/110.1IP)...in his 15 starts, posted a 3-5 record with a 3.91 ERA (39ER/89.2IP)...was named Corpus Christi's Pitcher of the Month for August after going 2-2 with a 1.23 ERA (5ER/36.2IP) in five starts during the month...pitched for the Peoria Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League following the 2009 season...went 3-1 with a 3.72 ERA (8ER/19.1IP) in six games, five starts. 2008 Pitched for Single A Lake Elsinore, Double A San Antonio and Triple A Portland, combining to make 58 relief appearances...finished 29 games with Lake Elsinore, picking up all 12 of his saves with the Storm 2007 Pitched for Single A Fort Wayne and Lake Elsinore, making 22 relief appearances with each club...walked just three batters in 50.2 innings of work, compiling 36 strikeouts...appeared in six games with Lake Elsinore during California League playoffs...posted a 1.93 ERA (2ER/9.1IP) while holding opponents to a .194 batting average 2004 Split his first professional season between the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Yankees and Single A clubs in Tampa, Battle Creek and Staten Island...posted a 3.65 ERA (5ER/12.1IP) in nine relief appearances over the four stops...struck out 12 compared to three walks....on the disabled list from July 26-Aug.16 with right shoulder tendinitis.