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Nicky Lopez
SS | B/T: L/R | 5' 11" 180LBS | Age: 26

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 97 79 14 17 0 7 2 .215 .323 .291 .614
3 Seasons 691 627 73 142 3 50 3 .226 .285 .305 .590
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .215 0 7 2 .614
3 Seasons .226 3 50 3 .590

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2019 1519 332 4 1.2 85.1 105.4 3.3 22.3 .213 .270 .260 .233 .242 19.1 12.7 4.5
2020 749 131 2 1.5 84.9 104.6 1.4 30.5 .238 .308 .254 .287 .315 26.7 21.4 9.4
2021 368 69 0 0 87.9 101.8 3.7 21.7 .211 .274 .294 .284 .251 21.7 11.8 14
2636 532 6 1.1 85.4 105.4 2.9 24.2 .219 .281 .263 .255 .261 21.4 15 7.1
6.5 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .403 .318 .313 .363 35.2 21.9 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 237 64.4 65 50 13 10 1 2 0 7 45 .260 .237 .360 .313 .353 .330 84.7 3 7.6 12.1
2021 Breaking 79 21.5 18 16 3 2 1 0 0 3 15 .188 .172 .250 .194 .178 .187 78.8 -11 12.9 11.1
2021 Offspeed 52 14.1 10 9 1 1 0 0 0 1 9 .111 .142 .111 .204 .098 .145 84.7 -3 22.2 6.7
2020 Fastballs 446 59.5 107 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 119 15.9 36 34 5 4 1 0 0 10 25 .147 .237 .176 .303 .156 .249 84.6 1 23.0 22.2
! 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 %
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
2021 62.3 18.8 13 5.8 23.2 46.4 30.4 10.1 50.7 21.7 14.5 2.9 0
61.7 14.8 19.2 4.3 28.8 42.5 28.8 6.2 48.9 19 19.5 1.7 1.1
45.2 22 25.6 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.4 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

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 -5 -1 15 4.1 4 0 0 0 44.4 25 12.5 .096 .177 .114 33.3
2021 Cutter 0.1 0 20 5.4 5 .5 .5 .5 14.3 20 16.7 .139 .146 .245 33.3
2021 Changeup -4.9 -2 37 10.1 6 .2 .2 .18 0 0 0 .178 .225 .17 16.7
2021 Curveball -3 -1 38 10.3 6 0 0 0 25 33.3 13.3 .071 .088 .067 25
2021 Slider -2.7 -1 41 11.1 12 .3 .4 .277 5.3 8.3 8.3 .232 .258 .252 18.2
2021 Sinker -1.4 -1 79 21.5 17 .154 .154 .271 6.1 11.8 9.1 .212 .26 .323 9.1
2021 4-Seamer 1.4 2 138 37.5 43 .273 .424 .377 7.7 9.3 13.3 .258 .354 .346 25.8
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 -3.4 -4 106 14.2 31 .138 .172 .155 24.5 29 24.3 .215 .285 .234 14.3
2020 Sinker -2.3 -3 139 18.6 32 .259 .333 .316 14.3 9.4 11.1 .271 .344 .326 36
2020 Slider -0.2 0 125 16.7 33 .161 .29 .223 32 33.3 26.2 .214 .301 .253 30
2020 4-Seamer -1.2 -3 252 33.6 58 .229 .313 .309 17.4 17.2 13 .245 .326 .318 30.8
2019 Splitter -6.9 -1 10 0.7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .382 .307 50
2019 Cutter -0.2 0 67 4.4 24 .238 .381 .319 16.2 8.3 10.5 .158 .196 .221 10.5
2019 Slider -2.6 -4 171 11.3 47 .152 .217 .171 17.1 23.4 13.8 .165 .199 .172 17.1
2019 Sinker 0.2 0 194 12.8 52 .347 .429 .373 11.5 13.5 12.7 .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 -5 639 42.1 154 .264 .343 .312 11.7 11 9 .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
2021 93 368 -4 -5 4 0 -4
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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
2021 368 49.5 57.1 94.2 19.9 70.3 44.3 19.4 38.3 10.6 9.5 45.7
2636 52.1 66.2 87.2 25.2 71.9 43.5 27.7 46.6 16.2 8.5 67.6
48.4 66.6 82.1 28.4 58.8 42.6 29 46.9 24.4 7.2 75.8

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 73
2020 13 33 4 2 41 4 4 4 6 54 54 76 73 95
2021 16 14 3 3 45 0 0 26 1 95 88 97 83 3
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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
2021 0 0 0 1 0 0

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
2021 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
! 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 85.1 84.9 -0.2 87.9 3
Launch Angle 3.3 1.4 -1.9 3.7 2.3
Barrel % 1.2 1.5 0.3 0 -1.5
Hard Hit % 19.1 26.7 7.6 21.7 -5
Sweet Spot % 22.3 30.5 8.2 21.7 -8.8
xBA .213 .238 0.025 .211 -0.027
BA .24 .201 -0.039 .227 0.026
xwOBA .233 .287 0.054 .284 -0.003
wOBA .26 .254 -0.006 .294 0.04
xSLG .27 .308 0.038 .274 -0.034
SLG .325 .266 -0.059 .307 0.041
K% 12.7 21.4 8.7 11.8 -9.6
BB% 4.5 9.4 4.9 14 4.6
Swing % 49.6 44.6 -5 38.3 -6.3
Whiff% 15.1 21 5.9 10.6 -10.4
In Zone % 54 49.7 -4.3 49.5 -0.2
Out of Zone % 46 50.3 4.3 50.5 0.2
Out of Zone Swing % 26.7 25.2 -1.5 19.9 -5.3
First Pitch Swing % 29.6 27.6 -2 19.4 -8.2
First Pitch Strike % 62.7 62.5 -0.2 55.9 -6.6
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2019 L 389 1 0.3 .256 .000
2020 L 192 0 0.0 .254
2021 L 93 14 15.1 .305 .227

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