Pablo Lopez is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB). Agnedis and Danny Lopez, López’s parents, both doctors, raised him in Venezuela.
At the age of 16, López completed high school, where he learned English, Italian, and Portuguese, and was accepted into medical school, where he completed his residency.
He received a contract offer from the Seattle Mariners at the same time. His family had conflicting feelings about him pursuing a baseball career instead of a medical one.
In July 2012, López was signed as an international free agent by the Seattle Mariners. In 2013, he debuted with the VSL Mariners, where he lasted the entire season, going 7-1 with a 2.57 ERA in 12 appearances. After undergoing Tommy John’s surgery, he was out for the entire year.
For the Arizona League Mariners in 2015, he returned and went 2-1 with a 3.13 earned run average over 37 innings pitched.
He pitched for the Clinton LumberKings in 2016 and the Modesto Nuts in 2017, compiling a 7-1 record, a 2.13 ERA, and a 0.91 WHIP in 17 games (13 starts).
Is Pablo Lopez Right Handed?
Yes, professional baseball pitcher, Pablo Lopez is right-handed. On Friday, the Miami Marlins and right-handed pitcher Pablo López participated in a salary arbitration hearing with the right-hander requesting $3 million in compensation and the team arguing for $2.45 million.