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Wed, 22 May 2013 12:43:37 -0700
Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss is unsure who he'll turn to Wednesday, May 22, if a save situation arises with RP Rafael Betancourt (groin) unavailable. RPs Rex Brothers, Wilton Lopez or Matt Belisle are all options, but Weiss could play the matchups.
Fantasy Tip: Brothers is likely to receive the first crack at a save situation, unless Weiss plays the matchups in the ninth. If you already own Brothers in a deep league, hang onto him a bit longer until we know for sure that Betancourt is out of the woods. It's probably not worth adding Brothers otherwise.
Sun, 14 Apr 2013 23:27:22 -0700
After five appearances, Colorado Rockies RP Wilton Lopez has an ERA of 12.46 and opposing batters were hitting .520 against him. Despite that, Rockies manager Walt Weiss still intends to use Lopez as a late-inning reliever.
Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:44:08 -0800
The Colorado Rockies avoided arbitration with RP Wilton Lopez Friday, Jan. 18, by agreeing to a one-year, $1.7625 million deal.
Thu, 17 Jan 2013 01:24:48 -0800
Colorado Rockies OF's Tyler Colvin Dexter Fowler, SP Jhoulys Chacin and SS Jonathan Herrera were the four Rockies players who filed for salary arbitration this week out of 133. Two others, P's Wilton Lopez and Josh Outman, also filed but settled for new contracts to avoid arbitration.
Wed, 16 Jan 2013 16:27:48 -0800
The Colorado Rockies avoided arbitration with Ps Wilton Lopez and Josh Outman by agreeing to one-year deals with both Wednesday, Jan. 16. Lopez will receive $1,762,500 and Outman will make $675,000 in 2013.
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 09:16:25 -0800
Colorado Rockies RP Wilton Lopez will serve as a setup man along with RPs Matt Belisle and Rex Brothers. Lopez will be more of a one-inning pitcher and he could also spell RP Rafael Betancourt in the ninth if he needs a breather.
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 00:58:35 -0800
The Houston Astros acquired P's Alex White and Alex Gillingham from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for P Wilton Lopez and a player to be named later.
Mon, 03 Dec 2012 14:33:04 -0800
The Colorado Rockies are looking for a late-inning reliever who could close out games, according to a major league source. The Rockies went after RP Jordan Walden before he was traded to the Atlanta Braves last week. The Rockies are also looking at Houston Astros RP Wilton Lopez, who was nearly traded to the Philadelphia Phillies. They want to find a reliever who can compete for the closer role with RP Rafael Betancourt. The Rockies are interested in free-agent RP Joakim Soria (Royals), but he won't be joining Colorado, according to a source close to Soria. Free-agent RP Jason Grilli (Pirates) is another option.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 11:57:14 -0800
Updating a previous item, the Houston Astros' plan to send RP Wilton Lopez to the Philadelphia Phillies for a pair of minor league prospects has hit a snag, and the Astros are reportedly exploring other options. Lopez was in Philadelphia Wednesday, Nov. 28, for a physical.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:38:25 -0800
Updating previous reports, the status of the Philadelphia Phillies' trade for Houston Astros RP Wilton Lopez is unclear. One source insists multiple teams are in the running for Lopez. Another source said the Phillies are sending P Tyler Cloyd and possibly a young catcher to Houston.