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Nicky Lopez
Popularity: ↑ 5%
2B | B/T: L/R | 5' 11" 180LBS | Age: 25

Draft: 2016 | Rd: 5, #163, Kansas City Royals | Creighton
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 192 169 15 34 1 13 0 .201 .286 .266 .552
2 Seasons 594 548 59 125 3 43 1 .228 .279 .307 .586
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .201 1 13 0 .552
2 Seasons .228 3 43 1 .586

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2019 1519 332 4 1.2 85.1 3.3 22.3 .213 .270 .260 .233 .242 19.1 12.7 4.5
2020 749 131 2 1.5 84.9 1.4 30.5 .238 .308 .254 .287 .315 26.7 21.4 9.4
2268 463 6 1.3 85.1 2.8 24.6 .220 .282 .258 .250 .263 21.3 15.5 6.1
6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .312 .362 35.1 21.8 8.3




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%
2020 Fastballs 447 59.7 107 90 24 18 6 0 0 16 76 .267 .260 .333 .332 .322 .321 83.3 5 16.1 13.7
2020 Breaking 184 24.6 49 45 5 3 1 0 1 15 30 .111 .195 .200 .263 .177 .242 80.2 -9 32.4 23.4
2020 Offspeed 118 15.8 36 34 5 4 1 0 0 10 25 .147 .237 .176 .303 .156 .249 84.6 1 23.0 22.2
2019 Fastballs 897 61.0 230 210 59 44 13 1 1 26 187 .281 .232 .367 .296 .305 .263 84.5 4 12.1 10.0
2019 Breaking 374 25.4 100 99 20 16 4 0 0 19 80 .202 .212 .242 .251 .195 .209 85.3 3 18.4 12.4
2019 Offspeed 200 13.6 58 56 8 3 4 1 0 5 52 .143 .196 .250 .273 .170 .210 83.6 -1 22.0 10.2


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 %
2020 Splitter -3 0 13 1.7 5 .2 .2 .18 12.5 20 12.5 .362 .409 .343 25
2020 Curveball -2.3 -1 59 7.9 16 0 0 .144 33.3 25 18.2 .155 .179 .219 0
2020 Cutter 2.1 1 55 7.3 17 .4 .4 .4 14.3 17.6 23.1 .286 .326 .322 33.3
2020 Changeup -3.5 -4 105 14 31 .138 .172 .155 24.5 29 24.3 .215 .285 .234 14.3
2020 Slider -0.2 0 125 16.7 33 .161 .29 .223 32 33.3 26.2 .214 .301 .253 30
2020 Sinker -2.2 -3 140 18.7 33 .25 .321 .306 14 9.1 11.1 .272 .342 .324 34.6
2020 4-Seamer -1.2 -3 252 33.6 57 .234 .319 .314 17.5 17.5 13 .244 .327 .319 31.6
2019 Splitter -6.9 -1 10 0.7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .382 .307 50
2019 Cutter -0.3 0 64 4.2 24 .238 .381 .319 16.7 8.3 11.1 .158 .196 .221 10.5
2019 Slider -2.5 -4 174 11.5 47 .152 .217 .171 16.9 23.4 13.6 .165 .199 .172 17.1
2019 Sinker 0.2 0 196 12.9 52 .347 .429 .373 11.2 13.5 12.3 .235 .265 .238 18.6
2019 Curveball -1.8 -4 200 13.2 53 .245 .264 .227 19.6 15.1 11.1 .253 .295 .241 6.7
2019 Changeup -4.3 -8 190 12.5 56 .148 .259 .182 23.3 8.9 11.1 .192 .269 .207 20
2019 4-Seamer -0.9 -5 637 41.9 154 .264 .343 .312 11.8 11 9.1 .242 .322 .279 24.8
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 388 1471 -22 -12 7 4 -22
2020 192 749 -8 -12 6 4 -11
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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 %
2019 1519 54 69.3 88 26.7 74.6 43.4 29.6 49.6 15.1 9.2 74.8
2020 749 49.7 64.2 82.4 25.2 67.4 43.4 27.6 44.6 21 6.5 63.3
2268 52.5 67.7 86.3 26.2 72.1 43.4 29 48 16.9 8.3 71.7
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 59 42.6 29 46.9 24.3 7.2 75.7

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2019 63.6 15.1 17.5 3.9 28.3 41.3 30.4 4.5 50.9 19 17.8 0.9 1.2
2020 56.5 12.2 26.7 4.6 32.8 43.5 23.7 8.4 42.7 17.6 26.7 3.1 1.5
61.6 14.3 20.1 4.1 29.6 41.9 28.5 5.6 48.6 18.6 20.3 1.5 1.3
45.3 21.9 25.7 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.5 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2019 0 5 0 0 0 2 2 4 2 94 7 93 84 72
2020 13 34 4 2 41 4 4 4 6 54 54 76 73 95
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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 20.7 2 1.7 0 3 1 1 50
2020 20.4 1 1.3 0 0 1 1 100

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 2 3 2 2 3 1 1 1 2 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 3 2 1 2 1 2
2020 1 1 2 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 85.1 84.9 -0.2
Launch Angle 3.3 1.4 -1.9
Barrel % 1.2 1.5 0.3
Hard Hit % 19.1 26.7 7.6
Sweet Spot % 22.3 30.5 8.2
xBA .213 .238 0.025
BA .24 .201 -0.039
xwOBA .233 .287 0.054
wOBA .26 .254 -0.006
xSLG .27 .308 0.038
SLG .325 .266 -0.059
K% 12.7 21.4 8.7
BB% 4.5 9.4 4.9
Swing % 49.6 44.6 -5
Whiff% 15.1 21 5.9
In Zone Swing % 54 49.7 -4.3
Out of Zone Swing % 46 50.3 4.3
First Pitch Swing % 29.6 27.6 -2
First Pitch Strike % 62.7 62.5 -0.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2019 L 389 1 0.3 .257 .000
2020 L 192 0 0.0 .254

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