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Rafael Lopez

+ Toronto Blue Jays Status: Active (MLB)


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Biography Data
Positions: C-381, 1B-4, DH-1
Proper Name: Rafael Manuel Lopez
Born: October 2, 1987 (29.357)
Place Wellington, Florida
Height/Weight: 5-9 / 197 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School: Summit Christian School (West Palm Beach,FL)
College: Florida State University , Indian River State College
Drafted: 2011 -- 16th round (489th overall) by Chicago Cubs (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 2,2014 (26.336)
Service Time:0.034 (2016)
TBC Player ID:152106
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-08-04 - Toronto Blue Jays - Recalled from Buffalo (AAA) More
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Toronto Blue Jays (2017-02-15)
Organizations:CHN, ANA, CIN, TOR


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2017MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2017-08-04Toronto Blue Jays1BActive-MLBToronto Blue JaysMLBRecalled from Buffalo (AAA)---
    2017-05-07Toronto Blue Jays1BMinorsBuffaloAAAAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)---
    2017-04-07Toronto Blue Jays1BMinorsNew HampshireAAAssigned to New Hampshire (AA)---
    2017-02-15Toronto Blue Jays1BMinorsToronto Blue JaysMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2016
    2016-11-071BFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2016-10-09Cincinnati Reds1BMinorsCincinnati RedsMLBOutrighted to minors---
    2016-08-27Cincinnati Reds1BActive-MLBCincinnati RedsMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2016-05-03Cincinnati RedsCMinorsLouisvilleAAAAssigned to Louisville (AAA)---
    2016-04-12CFAMLBReleased by Tigers---
    2016-01-14Detroit TigersCMinorsDetroit TigersMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2015
    2015-12-26CFAMLBReleased by Angels---
    2015-11-07Los Angeles AngelsCActive-MLBLos Angeles AngelsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-09-28Los Angeles AngelsCDL-60Los Angeles AngelsMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2015-08-22Los Angeles AngelsCD7Salt LakeAAADL-7 Fractured left hand40man
    2015-07-04Los Angeles AngelsCMinorsSalt LakeAAAAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)40man
    2015-07-03Los Angeles AngelsCActive-MLBLos Angeles AngelsMLBTraded from Cubs to Angels for Manny Rondon and Intl bonus slot40man
    2015-06-28Chicago CubsCDFAIowaAAADesignated for Assignment---
    2015-03-17Chicago CubsCMinorsIowaAAAAssigned to Iowa (AAA)40man
    2014
    2014-09-02Chicago CubsCActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2014-06-05Chicago CubsCMinorsIowaAAAAssigned to Iowa (AAA)---
    2013
    2013-04-07Chicago CubsCMinorsTennesseeAAAssigned to Tennessee (AA)---
    2012
    2012-07-12Chicago CubsCMinorsDaytonaA+Assigned to Daytona (A+)---
    2012-07-05Chicago CubsCMinorsArizona CubsRk---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Cubs
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Chicago Cubs in 16th round (489th overall) of 2011 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2016Cincinnati Reds$ 507,500771410$ 507,500$ 3,498,245
    2014Chicago Cubs$ 500,000794450$ 500,000$ 3,256,497

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