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Nick Ahmed
SS | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 201LBS | Age: 31

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

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 338 311 33 69 3 22 7 .222 .282 .325 .607
8 Seasons 2764 2524 310 597 63 282 36 .237 .291 .381 .672
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .222 3 22 7 .607
8 Seasons .237 63 282 36 .672

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 25 1645 348 6 1.7 86 107.2 12.4 26.4 .205 .289 .276 .246 .266 23.2 17.6 6.3
2016 26 1045 231 6 2.6 87.1 106.7 9.2 29.4 .232 .334 .245 .267 .304 29.4 18.8 4.9
2017 27 625 128 3 2.3 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 86.9 106.2 11.9 36.3 .238 .367 .300 .289 .327 29.8 19.3 7.1
2019 29 2357 456 30 6.6 87.8 108.3 7.6 35.7 .256 .426 .315 .323 .359 34 18.1 8.3
2020 30 832 153 8 5.2 87.7 107.7 9.4 30.1 .244 .374 .318 .302 .346 33.3 21.2 8.3
2021 31 1238 234 3 1.3 87.5 109.5 10.4 26.1 .198 .268 .265 .240 .268 28.6 22.2 7.2
9866 1963 77 3.9 87 109.5 10.1 31.8 .231 .350 .290 .280 .315 29.4 19.4 7
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.8 .243 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.5 22 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 740 59.8 216 195 43 30 10 2 1 39 156 .221 .204 .308 .270 .272 .255 87.4 9 20.2 22.2
2021 Breaking 367 29.6 87 83 18 12 5 0 1 31 53 .217 .187 .313 .258 .244 .211 84.5 11 42.5 25.0
2021 Offspeed 131 10.6 30 29 6 2 3 0 1 4 25 .207 .186 .414 .287 .274 .221 82.2 16 35.7 9.8
2020 Fastballs 455 54.7 113 102 30 24 3 1 2 21 81 .294 .241 .402 .352 .337 .299 87.5 9 20.5 19.1
2020 Breaking 269 32.3 68 63 13 8 4 0 1 17 46 .206 .216 .317 .299 .257 .258 85.6 10 34.1 16.7
2020 Offspeed 108 13.0 36 34 10 5 3 0 2 8 26 .294 .306 .559 .576 .375 .390 89.9 7 36.1 25.8
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 48.6 20.7 23.3 7.5 40.2 36.2 23.6 3.2 34.5 25.9 22.1 4.9 1.7
2016 49.8 17.3 25.5 7.4 37.7 36.8 25.5 2.2 39.8 25.1 25.1 3.5 2.6
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
2018 41.6 24.5 27.4 6.5 35.1 39 25.7 4.4 31.7 27.4 24.9 5.8 5.1
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
2020 51.6 15 26.1 7.2 49.7 35.9 14.4 3.9 40.5 22.2 21.6 5.2 5.2
2021 49.1 22.2 20.9 7.7 36.8 36.3 26.9 4.7 37.6 30.3 21.4 4.7 1.3
47.5 21.3 24.7 6.6 37.5 38.2 24.2 4.1 35.9 25.6 23.7 4.9 3.9
45.2 22.3 25.5 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.7 33.3 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.6

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 %
2021 Splitter -7.1 0 6 0.5 2 0 0 0 25 0 0 .16 .267 .178 0
2021 Curveball -0.4 0 79 6.4 14 .286 .357 .282 41.9 42.9 23.1 .238 .275 .226 25
2021 Cutter -0.2 0 81 6.5 18 .294 .471 .347 20.5 16.7 13.6 .309 .375 .323 28.6
2021 Changeup -0.8 -1 125 10.1 28 .222 .444 .327 36.4 14.3 10.5 .188 .289 .224 21.7
2021 Slider -1.7 -5 288 23.3 73 .203 .304 .251 42.6 34.2 25.5 .177 .254 .207 31.1
2021 Sinker -2.4 -7 285 23 82 .2 .24 .248 19.7 14.6 21.8 .201 .252 .242 25.4
2021 4-Seamer -1 -4 374 30.2 116 .223 .33 .298 20.5 20.7 24.2 .189 .266 .254 32.9
2020 Splitter 18.9 3 14 1.7 2 .5 2 1 66.7 50 33.3 .5 1.915 .962 100
2020 Cutter 4.6 2 44 5.3 8 .75 .875 .719 21.1 12.5 7.7 .375 .421 .356 57.1
2020 Curveball 0.1 0 75 9 16 .25 .313 .247 34.3 31.3 15.2 .264 .31 .253 9.1
2020 Changeup 1.2 1 94 11.3 34 .281 .469 .343 32.7 20.6 25 .293 .493 .356 40
2020 Sinker 2.6 4 139 16.7 40 .297 .405 .381 14.5 12.5 20.8 .279 .396 .324 21.9
2020 Slider -0.5 -1 194 23.3 52 .191 .319 .264 34 23.1 17.4 .2 .295 .26 31.4
2020 4-Seamer -1.6 -4 272 32.7 65 .228 .333 .299 23.4 23.1 20.5 .198 .314 .277 40.5
2019 Splitter -0.3 0 37 1.6 9 .25 .75 .461 36.8 44.4 19 .199 .37 .282 40
2019 Changeup 1.2 2 176 7.5 47 .233 .395 .311 28.7 25.5 17.6 .218 .375 .296 18.8
2019 Cutter -2.6 -5 190 8.1 54 .16 .3 .232 26.7 14.8 13.3 .259 .421 .317 33.3
2019 Curveball 1.5 3 223 9.5 58 .25 .482 .336 24.7 10.3 7.4 .228 .406 .282 26
2019 Sinker -0.4 -2 457 19.4 122 .314 .451 .384 12.9 13.9 18.1 .298 .421 .358 36
2019 Slider -0.3 -1 497 21.1 137 .224 .392 .288 28.8 21.9 17 .227 .392 .279 22
2019 4-Seamer -0.1 -1 776 32.9 196 .273 .483 .373 15.5 18.4 15.1 .273 .478 .362 47.8
2018 Splitter -2.9 0 17 0.8 3 0 0 .233 88.9 66.7 25 .233
2018 Cutter -0.7 -1 113 5.3 31 .214 .357 .289 23.2 19.4 17.1 .245 .346 .299 31.8
2018 Changeup 4.6 7 150 7.1 36 .306 .556 .365 29.1 22.2 15.4 .283 .442 .31 14.3
2018 Curveball 0.1 0 234 11 57 .278 .407 .318 33.7 24.6 17.3 .233 .328 .267 27.5
2018 Slider 0.1 0 451 21.2 111 .216 .382 .3 45.2 30.6 23 .211 .318 .26 24.6
2018 Sinker -0.5 -2 459 21.6 126 .256 .496 .355 15 10.3 13.7 .28 .444 .336 33.3
2018 4-Seamer -1.3 -9 699 32.9 198 .209 .356 .285 14.4 16.2 15.5 .219 .35 .28 32.9
2017 Splitter 25.7 1 5 0.8 1 1 2 1.25 0 0 0 .48 .569 .489 100
2017 Curveball 0.9 1 61 9.8 8 .375 .875 .519 26.3 25 12.5 .369 .576 .4 50
2017 Cutter -0.2 0 26 4.2 8 .375 .5 .381 33.3 12.5 12.5 .265 .311 .247 14.3
2017 Changeup -2.7 -2 79 12.6 22 .2 .2 .227 38 18.2 19 .227 .268 .261 0
2017 Sinker 2.4 3 126 20.2 36 .382 .647 .454 12.3 11.1 12.1 .332 .475 .366 36.7
2017 Slider -1.7 -2 131 21 41 .195 .268 .202 40 31.7 34.2 .165 .233 .171 14.3
2017 4-Seamer -2.5 -5 192 30.7 58 .185 .37 .281 25.3 24.1 27.5 .205 .334 .259 27.5
! 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 0 0 1 -4
2015 444 1603 -5 -11 5 4 -7
2016 301 1024 -13 -18 5 4 -22
2017 174 620 -4 -5 4 1 -4
2018 562 2123 1 -28 15 7 -5
2019 623 2355 -13 -18 18 10 -3
2020 217 832 4 -9 6 3 4
2021 333 1238 -15 -14 8 4 -17
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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 1645 48.7 64.2 84.1 32 58.7 43.5 32.5 47.8 22.2 6.7 76.6
2016 1045 51.8 75.2 83.9 27.7 59.4 43.3 43.8 52.2 21.1 9 88.2
2017 625 47.7 71.6 82.5 34.9 50.4 44.7 34.3 52.3 28.4 5.6 85.7
2018 2124 49 71.6 83.4 30 53.5 43.5 40.4 50.4 25.2 7.6 82.7
2019 2357 48.6 72.3 85.6 27.9 60.4 42.2 36.8 49.5 21.3 7.4 85.6
2020 832 46.2 69.3 78.6 30.1 59.3 42.7 33.2 48.2 27.4 7.1 81.4
2021 1238 48.1 69.6 80.2 30.5 52 43.1 34.4 49.3 28.5 7.8 68
9866 48.7 70.5 83.3 30 56.6 43.1 36.9 49.8 24.1 7.4 81.3
48.5 66.7 82.1 28.3 58.6 42.6 29.1 46.9 24.5 7.2 75.9

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 2 4 2 12 3 12 14 12 9 56 35 44 86
2016 87
2017 78 94
2018 15 33 24 25 15 35 30 15 15 60 31 43 79 100
2019 45 51 41 35 44 56 36 23 24 71 45 71 78 99
2020 26 43 24 20 29 34 29 30 23 56 40 43 80 99
2021 0 1 0 2 1 1 2 18 6 52 30 27 69 100
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 20.5 19 23.5 -5 12 18 9 47.4
2020 20.9 5 4.9 0 3 3 2 40
2021 22.2 3 3.8 -1 3 2 2 66.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 19 29 22 28 27 22 22 27 23 26 25 26 15 18 21 26 18 28 20 28 12 21 20 27 25 28 25 20 28 22 27
2020 5 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 3 5 4 5 4 3 5 5 3 6 6 6 3 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 7 5 5
2021 3 4 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 4 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 4 3 3 4 4 4 5 3 4
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 86 87.1 1.1 84.7 -2.4 86.9 2.2 87.8 0.9 87.7 -0.1 87.5 -0.2
Launch Angle 12.4 9.2 -3.2 9.9 0.7 11.9 2 7.6 -4.3 9.4 1.8 10.4 1
Barrel % 1.7 2.6 0.9 2.3 -0.3 5.1 2.8 6.6 1.5 5.2 -1.4 1.3 -3.9
Hard Hit % 23.2 29.4 6.2 24.2 -5.2 29.8 5.6 34 4.2 33.3 -0.7 28.6 -4.7
Sweet Spot % 26.4 29.4 3 35.2 5.8 36.3 1.1 35.7 -0.6 30.1 -5.6 26.1 -4
xBA .205 .232 0.027 .235 0.003 .238 0.003 .256 0.018 .244 -0.012 .198 -0.046
BA .226 .218 -0.008 .251 0.033 .234 -0.017 .254 0.02 .266 0.012 .218 -0.048
xwOBA .246 .267 0.021 .266 -0.001 .289 0.023 .323 0.034 .302 -0.021 .24 -0.062
wOBA .276 .245 -0.031 .3 0.055 .3 0 .315 0.015 .318 0.003 .265 -0.053
xSLG .289 .334 0.045 .34 0.006 .367 0.027 .426 0.059 .374 -0.052 .268 -0.106
SLG .359 .299 -0.06 .419 0.12 .411 -0.008 .437 0.026 .402 -0.035 .319 -0.083
K% 17.6 18.8 1.2 21.9 3.1 19.3 -2.6 18.1 -1.2 21.2 3.1 22.2 1
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
Swing % 47.8 52.2 4.4 52.3 0.1 50.4 -1.9 49.5 -0.9 48.2 -1.3 49.3 1.1
Whiff% 22.2 21.1 -1.1 28.4 7.3 25.2 -3.2 21.3 -3.9 27.4 6.1 28.5 1.1
In Zone % 48.7 51.8 3.1 47.7 -4.1 49 1.3 48.6 -0.4 46.2 -2.4 48.1 1.9
Out of Zone % 51.3 48.2 -3.1 52.3 4.1 51 -1.3 51.4 0.4 53.8 2.4 51.9 -1.9
Out of Zone Swing % 32 27.7 -4.3 34.9 7.2 30 -4.9 27.9 -2.1 30.1 2.2 30.5 0.4
First Pitch Swing % 32.5 43.8 11.3 34.3 -9.5 40.4 6.1 36.8 -3.6 33.2 -3.6 34.4 1.2
First Pitch Strike % 65.1 68.5 3.4 68 -0.5 65.4 -2.6 62.9 -2.5 59 -3.9 63.2 4.2
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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 333 64 19.2 .267 .257

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