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Arturo Lopez | Relief Pitcher

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (31) / 2/22/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 184
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Padres signed LHP Arturo Lopez to a minor league contract.
Lopez posted an ugly 6.44 ERA, 1.94 WHIP and 81/32 K/BB ratio in 86 2/3 innings last season in the Mexican League. He's doubtful to climb all the way to San Diego. Tue, Jan 29, 2013 04:06:00 PM

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Mets LHP Arturo Lopez cleared waivers.

Lopez was designated for assignment earlier this week but drew little-to-no interest on the waiver wire. He's back in Mets camp.
Fri, Feb 26, 2010 05:09:00 PM

Mets designated LHP Arturo Lopez for assignment.

He was cleared in order to make room for new catcher Rod Barajas on the 40-man roster. Lopez, who turned 27 yesterday, was claimed off waivers from the Padres last June, but spent the rest of the season with Triple-A Buffalo.
Wed, Feb 24, 2010 04:32:00 PM

Mets claimed LHP Arturo Lopez off of waivers from the Padres.

The Mets may be searching for a better second lefty than Jon Switzer, who allowed a home run to lefty Hideki Matsui in his first appearance as a Met, then two runs in his second. Lopez, for what it's worth, has allowed lefties to hit just .200 at Triple-A this season. He's been assigned to Triple-A Buffalo.
Fri, Jun 19, 2009 04:37:00 PM

Padres optioned LHP Arturo Lopez to Triple-A Portland.

Lopez spent a little over a week up on the big league level, allowing five earned runs and three walks over just 2 1/3 innings. He's likely to spend a good amount of time at Triple-A before his next call-up.
Mon, May 11, 2009 09:25:00 AM

Padres purchased the contract of LHP Arturo Lopez from Triple-A Portland.

Lopez, the last cut from the Padres' bullpen before Opening Day, had a 3.14 ERA in 14 1/3 innings out of the pen for Portland. He'll be used in middle relief.
Wed, Apr 29, 2009 01:38:00 AM

Padres reassigned LHP Arturo Lopez to minor league camp.

We were guessing that Lopez would make it, barring a late pickup, but the team opted for Luke Gregerson, the player to be named later in the Khalil Greene deal, as the last man in their pen.
Sun, Apr 5, 2009 05:09:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Rene Rivera
3Adam Moore
1B1Tommy Medica
2Yonder Alonso
2B1Jedd Gyorko
SS1Everth Cabrera
2Alexi Amarista
3Ryan Jackson
3B1Yangervis Solarte
2Cory Spangenberg
LF1Carlos Quentin
2Rymer Liriano
CF1Will Venable
2Cameron Maybin
3Abraham Almonte
RF1Seth Smith
2Jake Goebbert
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Andrew Cashner
2Ian Kennedy
3Tyson Ross
4Eric Stults
5Odrisamer Despaigne
6Joe Wieland
7Casey Kelly
8Josh Johnson
9Cory Luebke
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Joaquin Benoit
2Kevin Quackenbush
3Dale Thayer
4Nick Vincent
5Alex Torres
6Tim Stauffer
7Blaine Boyer
8Jesse Hahn
9Robbie Erlin
10Leonel Campos
11Frank Garces
12R.J. Alvarez