Originally posted on San Francisco Giants Baseball (SF Giants...  |  Last updated 3/15/12
Javier Lopez   49 – P Position: PitcherBats: Left, Throws: LeftHeight: 6’4″, Weight: 225 lbs. Born: July 11, 1977Place: San Juan, Puerto RicoHigh School: Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, VirginiaCollege: University of VirginiaDrafted By: Arizona Diamondbacks (4th round, 133rd pick) in the 1998 amateur draft.Signed: June 6, 1998Major League Debut: April 1, 2003Teams: Giants 2010-Present, Pirates 2010, Red Sox 2006-2009, Diamondbacks 2005, Rockies 2003-2005Contract: 2-years ($8.5 million) $4.25 (12), $4.25 (13)Acquired By: Traded from the Pirates In exchange for RHP Joe Martinez and John Bowker (7/31/10).Free Agent: 2014 World Series Champion 2007World Series Champion 2010 Fun Facts Javier has a degree in psychology from the University of Virginia. He was drawn to psychology in trying to figure out how to stay consistent in baseball. Went 12-9 with an ERA of 6.30 in 40 games (31 starts) at the University of Virginia. He also hit .319 with 15 homers, 71 RBI and 22 stolen bases dur...
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