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Watch a dragonfly elude a Wilton Lopez pitch in super-slow motion (video)

During a game between the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants over the weekend, a dragonfly found itself right in the path of a pitch out of the hand of Rockies relief pitcher Wilton Lopez. Somehow, the insect used all its wings to swoop up and avoid becoming a smeary stain on the ball and [...]The post Watch a dragonfly elude a Wilton Lopez pitch in super-slow motion (video...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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, and this skillset allows him to be an effective late inning reliever. Lopez is a quality arm, and he can be a key piece of a good bullpen. Meanwhile, White has been pretty lousy during his...
Via Fangraphs
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies Trade With Astros for Wilton Lopez is Reportedly Dead

I'm glad they tried.  According to Todd Zolecki of MLB.com, the trade that would have sent Astros reliever Wilton Lopez to the Phillies is pretty much dead.  Apparently the Phillies were not comfortable for the results of Lopez's physical: A deal had been agreed upon, pending Lopez passing his physical, but it appears both teams are going their separate ways. The Phillies would...
Via Philliedelphia
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

The Extremity of Wilton Lopez

There’s a fun game I’ve enjoyed playing, called Spot The Half-Decent Astro. It’s challenging, because there haven’t been very many of them, and because I could never get anyone else to play too. Did you know that the 2012 Astros’ team leader in home runs was Justin Maxwell? Do you know anything about Justin Maxwell, aside from his name and that fact? The Astros have been dreadful...
Via Fangraphs
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies in Talks to Acquire Astros RP Lopez

The Phillies are in serious talks with the Houston Astros and may be on the verge of trading for 29-year-old righthanded reliever Wilton Lopez, reports Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com. If the Phils pull this off, it would be a great, under-the-radar trade. Many baseball fans haven’t heard of Lopez because he’s been trapped under the weight of the 100-loss Astros, but he’s actually...
Via Phillies Nation
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

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