Southern Illinois Miners

33 Adam Lopez
33 Adam Lopez
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 221
Hometown: Fredericksburg, VA
Previous College: VMI
Position: P

Born: 02/21/1990

Bats/Throws: R/R

2016 Status: Experienced

- Entering second season with Southern Illinois in 2016

- Became the fourth Miner (and second in a row) to be named Frontier League Pitcher of the Year in 2015, going 10-0 with a 1.86 ERA, striking out 103 in 96 2/3 innings against just 35 walks and 65 hits allowed to finish fifth in the league in strikeouts, tied for second in wins and first among active qualifiers in ERA

- Played three seasons in the Chicago White Sox organiziation after being drafted in the 21st round in 2012 out of VMI

- Made seven appearances in 2014 with a 3.09 ERA between the Rookie-level AZL White Sox and the A-Advanced Winston-Salem Dash

- Put forth a dominant season in 2013 at Single-A Kannapolis, going 5-3 in 32 games (seven starts) with a 2.54 ERA, 129 strikeouts against 35 walks while giving up only 84 hits in 99 1/3 innings pitched

- Was ranked as high as #11 among White Sox prospects by MLB.com in 2013

- Played four seasons at VMI, ranking 4th in the Big South with 86 strikeouts in 72 innings his sophomore year in 2010 before having Tommy John surgery in 2011