Valentin
Lopez
 
Bats: Both
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2''
Weight: 175
 
Born: February 21, 1991 in Venezuela
 
Awards & Accomplishments
All-Star Selections 2017    2019    2020    2022   
Ratings - Pitching     Help
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2012 21 WSH NL $ 300,000 3 7 7 7 8 8 8 5 5 5
2013 22 WSH NL $ 300,000 3 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
2014 23 WSH NL $ 300,000 3 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
2015 24 WSH NL $ 300,000 3 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10
2016 25 WSH NL $ 300,000 3 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10
2017 26 WSH NL $ 2,565,714 3 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10
2018 27 WSH NL $ 2,565,714 3 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10
2019 28 NYN NL $ 2,565,714 3 10 10 10 9 9 9 9 9 9
2020 29 NYN NL $ 5,540,000 3 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 10
2021 30 NYN NL $ 5,540,000 3 10 10 10 9 9 9 9 9 9
2022 31 NYN NL $ 5,540,000 3 10 10 10 9 9 9 9 9 9
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 300,000 3 7 7 7 8 8 8 5 5 5
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 5,540,000 3 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Ratings - Batting     Help
                                             
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2012 21 WSH NL $ 300,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2013 22 WSH NL $ 300,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2014 23 WSH NL $ 300,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2015 24 WSH NL $ 300,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2016 25 WSH NL $ 300,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2017 26 WSH NL $ 2,565,714   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2018 27 WSH NL $ 2,565,714   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2019 28 NYN NL $ 2,565,714   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2020 29 NYN NL $ 5,540,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2021 30 NYN NL $ 5,540,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
2022 31 NYN NL $ 5,540,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 300,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 5,540,000   1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3
Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Cy Young Award or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS PWS
2012 21 WSH NL 0 0 .000 5 0 0 0 0 3.3 6 4 0 0 4 10.81 .375 .375 .438 .813 0.0
    AAA   3 3 .500 23 0 0 0 10 25.7 26 11 3 5 27 3.86 .268 .304 .371 .675  
    A   0 0 .000 2 0 0 0 1 3.0 2 0 0 0 3 0.00 .167 .167 .167 .333  
2013 22 WSH NL 11 1 .917 67 0 0 0 22 69.7 80 29 10 14 63 3.75 .284 .316 .418 .735 10.7
    AAA   8 1 .889 26 0 0 0 1 41.3 43 14 6 6 39 3.05 .264 .290 .399 .689  
2014 23 WSH NL 5 12 .294 85 0 0 0 36 91.3 102 30 4 12 108 2.96 .278 .300 .332 .632 14.8
2015 24 WSH NL 9 6 .600 76 0 0 0 32 89.7 64 15 1 12 110 1.51 .194 .222 .233 .455 23.0
2016 25 WSH NL 6 1 .857 82 0 0 0 28 100.7 63 15 2 19 115 1.34 .177 .218 .214 .432 26.0
2017 26 WSH NL 8 5 .615 97 0 0 0 25 136.3 93 30 2 28 166 1.98 .192 .235 .233 .468 27.9
2018 27 WSH NL 7 2 .778 75 0 0 0 26 99.3 72 26 1 33 106 2.36 .201 .266 .232 .498 19.8
2019 28 NYN NL 7 3 .700 71 0 0 0 42 75.7 58 17 3 13 105 2.02 .209 .244 .295 .539 20.8
2020 29 NYN NL 8 0 1.000 74 0 0 0 46 80.3 51 14 2 19 105 1.57 .178 .228 .226 .454 22.5
2021 30 NYN NL 2 4 .333 70 0 0 0 34 91.0 73 18 2 18 121 1.78 .214 .253 .264 .517 19.1
2022 31 NYN NL 6 2 .750 67 0 0 0 40 71.7 46 15 3 15 103 1.88 .178 .223 .256 .479 20.2
11 Years Sim 69 36 .657 769 0 0 0 331 909.0 708 213 30 183 1106 2.11 .211 .251 .268 .519 204.9
2 Years AAA 11 4 .733 49 0 0 0 11 67.0 69 25 9 11 66 3.36 .265 .295 .388 .684  
1 Years A 0 0 .000 2 0 0 0 1 3.0 2 0 0 0 3 0.00 .167 .167 .167 .333  
3 Years Minors 11 4 .733 51 0 0 0 12 70.0 71 25 9 11 69 3.21 .261 .290 .379 .668  
Season Average 6 3 .667 69 0 0 0 30 82.6 64 19 2 16 100 2.11 .211 .251 .268 .519  
Career Highs 11 12 1.000 97 0 0 0 46 136.3 102 30 10 33 166 10.81 .375 .375 .438 .813  
Career Pitching Splits     Help
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Category W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
vs RH   401 136 17 116 639   .205 .250 .259 .509
vs LH   307 77 13 67 467   .219 .254 .280 .534
Home 38 14 .731 407 0 0 0 165 486.3 371 122 12 87 577 2.26 .208 .245 .258 .503
Away 31 22 .585 362 0 0 0 174 422.7 337 91 18 96 529 1.94 .214 .259 .279 .538
Mar/Apr 12 8 .600 112 0 0 0 40 137.0 90 21 2 32 168 1.38 .186 .236 .215 .451
May 9 7 .563 138 0 0 0 57 166.0 137 45 3 30 194 2.44 .224 .261 .275 .535
June 8 2 .800 121 0 0 0 47 149.6 105 30 8 33 169 1.80 .196 .243 .271 .514
July 6 5 .545 116 0 0 0 59 137.3 106 38 6 21 170 2.49 .207 .238 .263 .501
August 17 5 .773 133 0 0 0 60 152.6 125 36 6 25 198 2.12 .214 .246 .287 .533
Sep/Oct 17 9 .654 149 0 0 0 76 166.3 145 43 5 42 207 2.33 .231 .279 .285 .563
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won MVP or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
2013 22 WSH NL 67 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 0.0 0.0
2014 23 WSH NL 85 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.1 0.0
2015 24 WSH NL 76 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .125 .000 .125 -0.3 0.0
2016 25 WSH NL 82 11 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .091 .091 .182 .273 -0.1 0.0
2017 26 WSH NL 97 28 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 .179 .207 .179 .385 0.7 0.0
2018 27 WSH NL 75 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .071 .133 .071 .205 -0.3 0.0
2019 28 NYN NL 71 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4 0.0
2020 29 NYN NL 74 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2 0.0
2021 30 NYN NL 70 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .100 .000 .100 -0.8 0.0
2022 31 NYN NL 67 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0.4 0.0
10 Years Sim 764 94 3 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 5 34 .074 .129 .085 .214 -2.1 0.0
162 Game Average 19 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .074 .129 .085 .214 -0.4  
Career Highs 97 28 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 12 .179 .207 .182 .385 0.7  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   77 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 26 .065 .131 .065 .196 -2.7
vs LH   17 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 .118 .118 .176 .294 -0.2
Home 375 51 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 18 .059 .140 .078 .219 -1.5
Away 358 43 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 16 .093 .114 .093 .207 -1.4
RISP   17 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 8 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.6
Close/Late   15 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 .000 .059 .000 .059 -1.4
Mar/Apr 84 19 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .105 .105 .105 .211 -0.6
May 107 13 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 .000 .125 .000 .125 -0.9
June 67 21 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .095 .174 .095 .269 -0.1
July 58 10 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .100 .182 .200 .382 0.2
August 119 20 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 .100 .100 .100 .200 -0.7
Sep/Oct 105 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .000 .083 .000 .083 -0.7
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove Award.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
2012 21 WSH NL P 5 0 3.3 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.70    
2013 22 WSH NL P 67 0 69.7 7 7 0 0 1.000 1.81    
2014 23 WSH NL P 85 0 91.3 5 7 0 1 1.000 1.18    
2015 24 WSH NL P 76 0 89.7 2 12 2 0 .875 1.41    
2016 25 WSH NL P 82 0 100.7 8 8 3 0 .842 1.43    
2017 26 WSH NL P 97 0 136.3 7 15 3 1 .880 1.45    
2018 27 WSH NL P 75 0 99.3 4 8 1 1 .923 1.09    
2019 28 NYN NL P 71 0 75.7 1 7 0 1 1.000 0.95    
2020 29 NYN NL P 74 0 80.3 3 13 0 1 1.000 1.79    
2021 30 NYN NL P 70 0 91.0 2 8 3 1 .769 0.99    
2022 31 NYN NL P 67 0 71.7 1 3 1 2 .800 0.50    
Career Totals   769 0 909.0 41 88 13 8 .908 1.28    
Career Highs   97 0 136.3 8 15 3 2 1.000 2.70    
Post-Season Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
2019 28 NYN NL 1 0 1.000 2 0 0 0 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0.00 .000 .000 .000 .000
2020 29 NYN NL 0 0 .000 4 0 0 0 4 4.0 2 1 0 1 5 2.25 .143 .200 .143 .343
2021 30 NYN NL 0 0 .000 5 0 0 0 3 5.0 1 0 0 1 5 0.00 .063 .118 .063 .180
2022 31 NYN NL 1 1 .500 2 0 0 0 0 1.0 5 4 1 0 3 36.00 .625 .625 1.000 1.625
Career Post-Season Pitching 2 1 .667 13 0 0 0 8 12.0 8 5 1 2 15 3.75 .182 .217 .250 .467
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Winning Pct
CAR-18-.657
Saves
2014-3-36
2016-9-28
2019-2-42
2020-1-46
2021-6-34
2022-5-40
CAR-8-331
Games Pitched
2017-7-97
CAR-36-769
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 3    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 124)
   Gray Ink Test: 19    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 339)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 45    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 87)
 
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 2nd overall pick, by Washington in 2012
Earned first career win on 5/31/2013
Had first career hit (double) on 7/10/2016, off Robert Vestal (ATL)
1/29/2017: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,565,714 through salary arbitration
Was selected to the 2017 Allstar game
1/29/2018: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,565,714 through salary arbitration
1/29/2019: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,565,714 through salary arbitration
Traded from Washington to New York (N) on 3/30/2019 (Going to NYN: P Valentin Lopez. Going to WSH: P Walter Lopez)
5/14/2019: Signed a contract extension with New York (N), $5,540,000 per year, for 3 years
Was selected to the 2019 Allstar game
Was selected to the 2020 Allstar game
Was selected to the 2020 Allstar game
6/15/2022: Signed a contract extension with New York (N), $8,440,000 per year, for 4 years
Was selected to the 2022 Allstar game