29. Jose Lopez
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: November 24, 1983 in Barcelona, An Venezuela
  • Weight: 205 lbs.
  • Height: 6'0"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: July 31, 2004
  • Final Game: October 03, 2012
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In terms of infield defensive versatility, Jose Lopez is right at the top of the list for the Seattle Mariners.

Lopez signed as an Amateur Free Agent in 2000, and the Venezuelan would crack the Mariners roster in 2004 at age 20.  Lopez had a breakout season in 2006, where he was named an All-Star (for the only time in his career) and collected 170 Hits with 10 Home Runs and a .282 Batting Average.  Lopez would continue to have double-digit Homer numbers as a Mariner, peaking with 25 taters in 2009.  The season before, he had 191 Hits, which was good enough for third overall in the American League.

While Lopez would have a decent Batting Average for Seattle (.266), his In Base Percentage of .297 was weak and hurt him in this rank.  Defensively, he was above average, and he played significant games for the Mariners at Second, Third, and also at Short.

He would leave the Mariners when after the 2010 Season when he was traded to the Colorado Rockies.  Lopez would have 897 Hits with 80 Home Runs for Seattle.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Second Base, Short Stop, Third Base
  • Acquired: Signed as an Amateur Free Agent 7/2/00.
  • Departed: Traded to the Colorado Rockies for Chaz Roe 12/2/10.
  • Games Played: 873
  • Notable Statistics: 380 Runs
    897 Hits
    189 Doubles
    11 Triples
    80 Home Runs
    431 Runs Batted In
    23 Stolen Bases
    .266/.297/.400 Slash Line
    10.2 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    All-Star (2006)
    Most Sacrifice Hits (2006)
    Most Putouts by a Second Baseman (2006)
    Most Assists by a Second Baseman (2006)
    Most Assists by a Third Baseman (2010)
    Highest Range Factor per Game by a Third Baseman (2010)

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