Exhibition Team logoLos Angeles Angels of Anaheim hat dark logoArizona Diamondbacks hat dark logoBaltimore Orioles hat dark logoBoston Red Sox hat dark logoChicago Cubs hat dark logoCincinnati Reds dark logoCleveland Indians hat dark logoColorado Rockies hat dark logoDetroit Tigers dark logoHouston Astros hat dark logoKansas City Royals hat dark logoLos Angeles Dodgers hat dark logoWashington Nationals dark logoNew York Mets hat dark logoOakland Athletics cap logoPittsburgh Pirates hat dark logoSan Diego Padres cap logo on lightSeattle Mariners hat dark logoSan Francisco Giants hat dark logoSt. Louis Cardinals dark logoTampa Bay Rays hat dark logoTexas Rangers cap logoToronto Blue Jays hat dark logoMinnesota Twins hat dark logoPhiladelphia Phillies hat dark logoAtlanta Braves hat dark logoChicago White Sox hat dark logoMiami Marlins cap logoNew York Yankees hat dark logoMilwaukee Brewers cap logo
Nicky Lopez
Popularity: ↑ 31%
2B | B/T: L/R | 5' 11" 175LBS | 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 Hard Hit % K % BB %
2019 1519 332 4 1.2 85.1 3.2 22.0 .226 .286 .260 .247 .261 19.5 12.7 4.5
2020 749 131 2 1.5 84.9 1.4 30.5 .236 .305 .250 .278 .302 26.7 21.4 9.4
ALL 2268 463 6 1.3 85 2.7 24.4 .229 .292 .257 .257 .272 21.6 15.5 6.1
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3




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

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 444 59.8 107 90 24 18 6 0 0 16 76 .267 .257 .333 .328 .318 .309 83.3 5 16.4 13.8
2020 Breaking 181 24.4 47 43 5 3 1 0 1 14 29 .116 .190 .209 .257 .182 .234 80.0 -9 32.4 22.2
2020 Offspeed 118 15.9 36 34 5 4 1 0 0 10 25 .147 .237 .176 .307 .154 .244 84.6 1 23.0 22.2
2019 Fastballs 917 61.0 235 215 61 45 14 1 1 26 192 .284 .241 .372 .307 .308 .274 85.3 4 12.3 9.8
2019 Breaking 379 25.2 101 100 20 16 4 0 0 19 81 .200 .215 .240 .253 .193 .213 85.3 3 18.3 12.4
2019 Offspeed 207 13.8 61 59 8 3 4 1 0 5 55 .136 .198 .237 .273 .162 .213 83.8 0 21.2 9.3


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 0 13 1.7 5 .200 .200 .180 12.5 20.0 12.5 .365 .417 .335 25.0
2020 Curveball -2.0 -1 57 7.6 15 .000 .000 .153 36.4 26.7 18.2 .129 .151 .207 0.0
2020 Cutter 1.7 1 55 7.3 17 .400 .400 .400 14.8 17.6 23.1 .289 .330 .319 33.3
2020 Changeup -3.3 -4 105 14.0 31 .138 .172 .155 24.5 29.0 24.3 .215 .288 .229 14.3
2020 Slider -0.9 -1 124 16.6 32 .167 .300 .230 30.6 31.3 24.4 .216 .303 .247 30.0
2020 Sinker -2.0 -3 140 18.7 33 .250 .321 .306 14.3 9.1 11.1 .266 .335 .312 34.6
2020 4-Seamer -1.0 -3 249 33.2 57 .234 .319 .314 17.9 17.5 13.2 .242 .323 .306 31.6
2019 Splitter -6.9 -1 10 0.7 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .305 .358 .281 50.0
2019 Cutter 1.2 1 68 4.5 25 .273 .409 .342 18.4 8.0 10.5 .173 .214 .233 15.0
2019 Slider -2.5 -4 176 11.6 47 .152 .217 .171 16.9 23.4 13.6 .162 .195 .170 17.1
2019 Sinker -0.3 -1 204 13.4 54 .333 .412 .348 11.8 13.0 12.1 .250 .283 .255 20.0
2019 Curveball -1.8 -4 203 13.4 54 .241 .259 .227 19.4 14.8 11.1 .260 .304 .251 6.5
2019 Changeup -4.2 -8 197 13.0 59 .140 .246 .172 22.4 8.5 10.0 .194 .270 .211 18.9
2019 4-Seamer -0.8 -5 645 42.5 156 .268 .352 .312 11.7 10.9 9.0 .249 .330 .288 25.2
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
+ View Complete Run Value Leaderboard

Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 396 1499 -20 -14 8 4 -22
2020 190 744 -8 -12 6 3 -11
+ View Complete Swing/Take Leaderboard

Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2019 1519 53.9 68.6 88.1 27.3 75.7 43.6 29.4 49.5 15.2 9.2 74.1
2020 749 49.5 63.6 83.5 25.1 67.4 43.5 27.6 44.2 21.1 6.5 63.3
ALL 2268 52.4 67.1 86.7 26.5 72.9 43.6 28.8 47.8 17.0 8.3 71.3
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 28.3 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

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 41.9 29.8 3.3 53.0 19.3 18.4 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
ALL 61.6 14.3 20.1 4.1 29.6 42.3 28.1 4.8 50.1 18.8 20.7 1.5 1.3
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2019 0 8 0 0 0 2 2 4 2 94 7 93 84 86
2020 12 31 3 2 36 4 4 4 6 54 54 76 72 96
+ View Complete Percentile Rankings Leaderboard

Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 20.7 2 1.6 0.4 2 1 1 50.0
2020 20.4 1 1.3 -0.3 0 1 1 100.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 2 2 2 2 3 1 1 1 2 2 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.
+ View Complete Expected Home Runs Leaderboard

Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-  
Exit Velocity 85.1 84.9 -0.2
Launch Angle 3.2 1.4 -1.8
Barrel % 1.2 1.5 0.3
Hard Hit % 19.5 26.7 7.2
Sweet Spot % 22 30.5 8.5
xBA .226 .236 0.01
BA .24 .201 -0.039
xwOBA .247 .278 0.031
wOBA .26 .25 -0.01
xSLG .286 .305 0.019
SLG .325 .266 -0.059
K% 12.7 21.4 8.7
BB% 4.5 9.4 4.9
Swing % 49.5 44.2 -5.3
Whiff% 15.2 21.1 5.9
In Zone Swing % 53.9 49.5 -4.4
Out of Zone Swing % 46.1 50.5 4.4
First Pitch Swing % 29.4 27.6 -1.8
First Pitch Strike % 62.7 62.5 -0.2
+ View Complete Year to Year Changes Leaderboard

Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2019 L 398 1 0.3 .256 .000
2020 L 192 0 0.0 .250

Statcast Rankings