Nick Ahmed
SS | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 201LBS | Age: 32

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 2, #85, Atlanta Braves | Connecticut

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 54 52 7 12 3 7 0 .231 .259 .442 .701
9 Seasons 2953 2699 330 636 68 305 36 .236 .290 .382 .672
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .231 3 7 0 .701
9 Seasons .236 68 305 36 .672

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
Sweet
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 25 1645 348 6 1.7 1.3 86.0 107.2 12.5 26.4 .218 .307 .276 .259 .286 22.4 17.6 6.3
2016 26 1045 231 6 2.6 1.9 87.1 106.7 8.9 29.4 .235 .339 .245 .271 .310 29.0 18.8 4.9
2017 27 625 128 3 2.3 1.7 84.7 104.6 9.9 35.2 .235 .340 .300 .266 .320 24.2 21.9 5.6
2018 28 2124 413 21 5.1 3.7 86.9 106.2 11.9 36.3 .240 .373 .300 .292 .331 30.0 19.3 7.1
2019 29 2357 456 30 6.6 4.8 87.8 108.3 7.6 35.7 .256 .422 .315 .321 .357 34.0 18.1 8.3
2020 30 832 153 8 5.2 3.7 87.7 107.7 9.4 30.1 .247 .377 .318 .304 .350 33.3 21.2 8.3
2021 31 1777 333 8 2.4 1.7 87.2 109.5 10.1 27.9 .208 .290 .269 .249 .283 27.9 22.0 7.2
2022 32 211 37 2 5.4 3.7 86.9 104.9 4.4 32.4 .191 .292 .302 .227 .294 32.4 27.8 3.7
Player 10616 2099 84 4.0 2.9 87.0 109.5 10.0 31.9 .233 .352 .290 .282 .320 29.1 19.6 6.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 48.6 20.7 23.3 7.5 40.2 36.2 23.6 3.2 34.2 25.9 22.1 4.9 1.7 1.3
2016 49.8 17.3 25.5 7.4 37.7 36.8 25.1 2.2 39.8 24.7 25.1 3.5 2.6 1.9
2017 47.7 20.3 24.2 7.8 39.1 36.7 24.2 10.2 29.7 25.8 28.9 3.1 2.3 1.7
2018 41.6 24.5 27.4 6.5 34.9 39.0 25.7 4.4 31.7 27.4 24.9 5.8 5.1 3.7
2019 48.5 22.8 24.3 4.4 33.6 41.7 24.8 3.5 37.9 22.6 23.5 5.5 6.6 4.8
2020 51.6 15.0 26.1 7.2 49.7 35.9 14.4 3.9 40.5 22.2 21.6 5.2 5.2 3.7
2021 49.2 21.6 21.6 7.5 38.7 37.2 24.0 4.5 37.5 28.8 22.2 4.5 2.4 1.7
2022 56.8 27.0 13.5 2.7 45.9 32.4 21.6 2.7 43.2 16.2 21.6 10.8 5.4 3.7
Player 47.7 21.3 24.4 6.5 37.9 38.1 23.8 4.0 36.0 25.3 23.7 5.0 4.0 2.9
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2022 4-Seamer -0.5 0 71 33.6 15 .200 .600 .327 12.9 26.7 22.2 .175 .340 .221 36.4
2022 Slider 1.1 1 55 26.1 18 .188 .375 .289 34.5 27.8 23.8 .217 .334 .290 36.4
2022 Sinker 1.2 0 37 17.5 7 .429 .429 .386 31.8 28.6 20.0 .199 .225 .185 20.0
2022 Changeup -10.1 -2 24 11.4 10 .100 .200 .125 30.8 40.0 44.4 .139 .182 .142 33.3
2022 Curveball 10.1 1 13 6.2 2 .500 .500 .900 16.7 0.0 0.0 .346 .371 .311 50.0
2022 Cutter -2.1 0 6 2.8 2 .500 1.000 .625 0.0 0.0 0.0 .175 .307 .206 0.0
2022 Splitter 1.4 0 5 2.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seamer -0.9 -5 570 32.1 163 .246 .387 .321 17.0 18.4 19.6 .214 .315 .283 29.8
2021 Slider -0.5 -2 406 22.8 101 .216 .320 .273 38.8 31.7 22.4 .205 .287 .227 27.3
2021 Sinker -2.2 -8 361 20.3 104 .194 .276 .258 17.6 14.4 20.0 .202 .269 .235 28.9
2021 Changeup -0.5 -1 170 9.6 36 .229 .429 .314 30.2 11.1 6.8 .216 .320 .245 22.6
2021 Cutter -0.6 -1 131 7.4 29 .269 .423 .338 28.2 13.8 13.3 .287 .381 .330 36.4
2021 Curveball -1.1 -1 127 7.1 32 .194 .258 .213 49.2 53.1 34.7 .128 .149 .140 14.3
2021 Splitter -6.4 -1 12 0.7 5 .000 .000 .000 42.9 40.0 40.0 .208 .252 .196 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -1.0 -3 274 32.9 66 .241 .362 .314 22.8 22.7 20.5 .209 .328 .286 41.9
2020 Slider -0.8 -2 190 22.8 51 .196 .326 .270 35.0 23.5 17.6 .201 .296 .262 32.4
2020 Sinker 1.4 2 135 16.2 39 .278 .361 .359 14.5 12.8 20.8 .263 .376 .311 19.4
2020 Changeup 1.2 1 94 11.3 34 .281 .469 .343 32.7 20.6 25.0 .293 .493 .356 40.0
2020 Curveball 0.1 0 76 9.1 16 .250 .313 .282 34.3 31.3 15.2 .302 .354 .290 9.1
2020 Cutter 4.1 2 49 5.9 9 .667 .778 .639 20.0 11.1 7.1 .351 .401 .336 50.0
2020 Splitter 18.9 3 14 1.7 2 .500 2.000 1.000 66.7 50.0 33.3 .500 1.915 .962 100.0
2019 4-Seamer 0.0 0 775 32.9 195 .275 .485 .377 15.5 18.5 15.1 .275 .476 .363 48.2
2019 Slider 0.0 0 494 21.0 135 .220 .390 .293 29.1 21.5 16.7 .224 .388 .277 22.2
2019 Sinker -0.4 -2 458 19.4 123 .311 .447 .388 12.8 13.8 18.1 .296 .418 .356 35.6
2019 Curveball 1.5 3 222 9.4 58 .250 .482 .336 24.7 10.3 7.4 .228 .406 .282 26.0
2019 Cutter -2.7 -5 192 8.1 55 .176 .314 .245 25.5 14.5 13.1 .271 .436 .327 32.6
2019 Changeup 1.6 3 178 7.6 48 .227 .386 .323 29.5 27.1 18.8 .207 .331 .273 18.8
2019 Splitter -0.3 0 37 1.6 9 .250 .750 .461 36.8 44.4 19.0 .199 .370 .282 40.0
2018 4-Seamer -1.3 -9 705 33.2 200 .208 .354 .285 14.6 16.0 15.5 .224 .365 .289 33.3
2018 Sinker -0.6 -3 454 21.4 124 .259 .500 .355 15.0 10.5 13.7 .281 .446 .334 33.7
2018 Slider 0.0 0 444 20.9 110 .218 .386 .294 44.4 30.0 22.4 .223 .345 .276 24.6
2018 Curveball 0.0 0 234 11.0 57 .278 .407 .318 33.7 24.6 17.3 .233 .328 .267 27.5
2018 Changeup 4.4 7 150 7.1 36 .306 .556 .365 29.1 22.2 15.4 .265 .371 .275 14.3
2018 Cutter -0.7 -1 119 5.6 32 .207 .345 .280 25.4 21.9 19.4 .236 .334 .289 31.8
2018 Splitter -2.9 0 17 0.8 3 .000 .000 .233 88.9 66.7 25.0 -- -- .233 --
2017 4-Seamer -2.6 -5 192 30.7 58 .185 .370 .281 25.3 24.1 27.5 .205 .334 .259 27.5
2017 Slider -1.7 -2 130 20.8 40 .200 .275 .208 39.2 30.0 32.4 .169 .239 .175 14.3
2017 Sinker 2.3 3 126 20.2 36 .382 .647 .454 12.3 11.1 12.1 .332 .475 .366 36.7
2017 Changeup -2.7 -2 79 12.6 22 .200 .200 .227 38.0 18.2 19.0 .227 .268 .261 0.0
2017 Curveball 0.9 1 61 9.8 8 .375 .875 .519 26.3 25.0 12.5 .369 .576 .400 50.0
2017 Cutter -0.6 0 27 4.3 9 .333 .444 .339 37.5 22.2 22.2 .236 .277 .219 14.3
2017 Splitter 25.7 1 5 0.8 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 0.0 0.0 0.0 .480 .569 .489 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 75 255 -4 -1 0 1 -4
2015 458 1,641 -7 -12 5 4 -10
2016 305 1,035 -13 -18 5 4 -23
2017 174 620 -5 -5 4 1 -5
2018 562 2,123 0 -29 15 7 -6
2019 623 2,355 -12 -16 18 10 -1
2020 217 832 4 -9 6 3 3
2021 470 1,777 -20 -20 15 7 -19
2022 54 211 1 -3 1 1 0
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 1,645 48.8 64.3 84.3 32.1 58.7 43.6 32.5 47.8 22.2 6.6 76.1
2016 1,045 52.0 75.1 83.8 27.5 59.4 43.3 43.8 52.2 21.1 9.0 88.3
2017 625 47.7 71.6 82.5 34.9 50.4 44.5 34.3 52.3 28.4 5.6 85.7
2018 2,124 49.0 71.6 83.4 30.0 53.5 43.5 40.5 50.4 25.2 7.6 82.7
2019 2,357 48.6 72.4 85.6 28.0 60.5 42.2 36.9 49.5 21.3 7.4 85.6
2020 832 46.0 69.2 78.5 30.3 59.6 42.5 33.2 48.2 27.4 7.1 81.4
2021 1,777 48.2 69.9 81.0 31.4 56.4 43.4 34.2 50.0 26.7 7.2 71.1
2022 211 53.1 67.9 86.8 32.3 40.6 41.2 33.3 51.2 24.1 5.7 66.7
Player 10,616 48.8 70.5 83.3 30.3 56.8 43.1 36.7 49.9 24.1 7.3 81.0
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
2015 3 6 4 14 4 12 14 12 54 8 56 35 44 33 86
2016 50 87
2017 41 78 95
2018 16 32 25 27 15 35 31 16 47 15 60 31 43 36 79 100
2019 39 46 36 31 40 57 36 23 59 23 71 45 71 53 78 99
2020 25 46 24 21 30 34 29 30 46 23 56 40 43 33 80 99 54
2021 1 3 1 4 1 4 6 16 65 5 45 28 36 21 70 100 48
2022 18 67 36
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 18.5 4 4.8 -1 3 4 2 50.0
2017 19.2 6 4.8 1 5 3 2 33.3
2018 19.9 16 11.5 5 11 8 6 37.5
2019 20.5 19 21.5 -3 11 17 7 36.8
2020 20.9 5 5.0 0 0 4 2 40.0
2021 21.8 5 4.9 0 3 2 3 60.0
2022 22.0 3 3.4 0 1 2 2 66.7
Player 20.3 58 55.8 2 34 40 24 41.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 4 6 5 5 4 5 4 5 4 4 5 4 3 3 5 5 4 7 3 4 6 3 4 7 7 5 7 4 5 5 6
2017 6 3 9 4 5 4 5 5 6 4 5 5 3 5 5 6 5 4 3 4 8 4 3 6 4 5 6 3 4 4 6
2018 16 13 15 8 11 13 11 16 13 10 10 9 7 10 11 15 11 14 10 14 14 9 10 12 12 12 11 8 13 8 14
2019 19 28 21 23 22 22 21 27 22 18 21 24 12 14 18 25 16 29 15 19 24 20 18 24 25 24 24 17 24 20 27
2020 5 6 5 5 5 5 0 5 3 6 3 5 5 3 5 5 3 6 3 6 6 6 5 5 6 5 5 5 6 5 6
2021 5 5 6 5 5 5 4 6 3 4 4 5 4 3 4 5 5 5 5 4 6 5 5 5 5 6 5 5 6 5 6
2022 3 3 4 3 3 4 4 2 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 4 5 4 3 4 4 2 3 4 3 4 4 3 4 2 4
Player 58 64 65 53 55 58 49 66 55 50 51 55 37 41 51 65 49 69 42 55 68 49 48 63 62 61 62 45 62 49 69
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 86 87.1 1.1 84.7 -2.4 86.9 2.2 87.8 0.9 87.7 -0.1 87.2 -0.5 86.9 -0.3
Launch Angle 12.5 8.9 -3.6 9.9 1 11.9 2 7.6 -4.3 9.4 1.8 10.1 0.7 4.4 -5.7
Barrel % 1.7 2.6 0.9 2.3 -0.3 5.1 2.8 6.6 1.5 5.2 -1.4 2.4 -2.8 5.4 3
Hard Hit % 22.4 29 6.6 24.2 -4.8 30 5.8 34 4 33.3 -0.7 27.9 -5.4 32.4 4.5
Sweet Spot % 26.4 29.4 3 35.2 5.8 36.3 1.1 35.7 -0.6 30.1 -5.6 27.9 -2.2 32.4 4.5
xBA .218 .235 0.017 .235 0 .24 0.005 .256 0.016 .247 -0.009 .208 -0.039 .191 -0.017
BA .226 .218 -0.008 .251 0.033 .234 -0.017 .254 0.02 .266 0.012 .221 -0.045 .231 0.01
xwOBA .259 .271 0.012 .266 -0.005 .292 0.026 .321 0.029 .304 -0.017 .249 -0.055 .227 -0.022
wOBA .276 .245 -0.031 .3 0.055 .3 0 .315 0.015 .318 0.003 .269 -0.049 .302 0.033
xSLG .307 .339 0.032 .34 0.001 .373 0.033 .422 0.049 .377 -0.045 .29 -0.087 .292 0.002
SLG .359 .299 -0.06 .419 0.12 .411 -0.008 .437 0.026 .402 -0.035 .339 -0.063 .442 0.103
K% 17.6 18.8 1.2 21.9 3.1 19.3 -2.6 18.1 -1.2 21.2 3.1 22 0.8 27.8 5.8
BB% 6.3 4.9 -1.4 5.6 0.7 7.1 1.5 8.3 1.2 8.3 0 7.2 -1.1 3.7 -3.5
Swing % 47.8 52.2 4.4 52.3 0.1 50.4 -1.9 49.5 -0.9 48.2 -1.3 50 1.8 51.2 1.2
Whiff% 22.2 21.1 -1.1 28.4 7.3 25.2 -3.2 21.3 -3.9 27.4 6.1 26.7 -0.7 24.1 -2.6
In Zone % 48.8 52 3.2 47.7 -4.3 49 1.3 48.6 -0.4 46 -2.6 48.2 2.2 53.1 4.9
Out of Zone % 51.2 48 -3.2 52.3 4.3 51 -1.3 51.4 0.4 54 2.6 51.8 -2.2 46.9 -4.9
Out of Zone Swing % 32.1 27.5 -4.6 34.9 7.4 30 -4.9 28 -2 30.3 2.3 31.4 1.1 32.3 0.9
First Pitch Swing % 32.5 43.8 11.3 34.3 -9.5 40.5 6.2 36.9 -3.6 33.2 -3.7 34.2 1 33.3 -0.9
First Pitch Strike % 65.1 68.5 3.4 68 -0.5 65.5 -2.5 63 -2.5 59 -4 64.3 5.3 63 -1.3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 295 3 1.0 .250 .000
2017 R 170 0 0.0 .297
2018 R 562 0 0.0 .300
2019 R 620 72 11.6 .316 .321
2020 R 217 33 15.2 .311 .360
2021 R 459 69 15.0 .272 .237
2022 R 54 17 31.5 .289 .329

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2014 65 16.9 15.4% 0.0% 42 25.0 0.0% 11.9%
2015 482 18.9 17.8% 6.8% 270 25.7 4.8% 27.4%
2016 253 20.0 15.4% 7.5% 180 25.8 1.7% 22.8%
2017 195 17.6 20.0% 1.5% 76 23.3 0.0% 15.8%
2018 605 19.1 11.2% 4.1% 309 26.2 0.0% 21.7%
2019 636 19.8 9.9% 3.5% 377 25.7 0.0% 24.7%
2020 227 21.5 2.2% 6.6% 134 26.8 0.0% 26.9%
2021 463 20.1 6.0% 4.5% 321 26.0 0.0% 17.8%
2022 63 20.2 6.3% 7.9% 30 24.6 0.0% 10.0%
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