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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 565 497 78 149 2 43 22 .300 .365 .378 .744
3 Seasons 1159 1045 137 274 5 86 23 .262 .321 .341 .662
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .300 2 43 22 .744
3 Seasons .262 5 86 23 .662

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%
2019 24 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 25 749 131 2 1.5 84.9 104.6 1.4 30.5 .238 .308 .254 .287 .315 26.7 21.4 9.4
2021 26 2126 438 3 0.7 86.8 107.9 2.8 27.6 .239 .304 .329 .282 .280 26.9 13.1 8.7
4394 901 9 1 85.9 107.9 2.8 26.1 .229 .292 .292 .266 .271 24.1 14.3 7.3
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .363 35.4 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 1310 61.6 372 316 103 81 16 5 1 36 289 0.326 0.259 0.418 0.330 0.367 0.314 84.8 3 10.1 10.6
2021 Breaking 548 25.8 125 117 27 20 5 1 1 29 91 0.231 0.193 0.316 0.241 0.251 0.215 81.6 -4 25.6 16.2
2021 Offspeed 268 12.6 68 64 19 19 0 0 0 9 58 0.297 0.223 0.297 0.294 0.264 0.233 86.0 -3 22.0 15.0
2020 Fastballs 447 59.7 107 90 24 18 6 0 0 16 76 0.267 0.260 0.333 0.332 0.322 0.321 83.3 5 16.1 13.7
2020 Breaking 184 24.6 49 45 5 3 1 0 1 15 30 0.111 0.195 0.200 0.263 0.177 0.242 80.2 -9 32.4 23.4
2020 Offspeed 118 15.8 36 34 5 4 1 0 0 10 25 0.147 0.237 0.176 0.303 0.156 0.249 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 58 16.9 22.1 3 24.9 46.1 29 7.1 44.7 19.4 24 3.9 0.7
59.8 15.5 21.1 3.6 27.3 44 28.7 6.3 46.7 19 22.1 2.7 1
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 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 -1.4 -1 56 2.6 15 0.214 0.214 0.18 16 6.7 5.3 0.203 0.288 0.213 50
2021 Cutter 0.9 1 124 5.8 37 0.294 0.382 0.328 16.7 18.9 17.1 0.269 0.309 0.293 29.6
2021 Curveball 0.9 2 220 10.3 53 0.22 0.3 0.271 30.5 32.1 21.3 0.192 0.239 0.218 15.2
2021 Changeup -0.4 -1 212 10 53 0.32 0.32 0.296 23.7 15.1 19.5 0.228 0.296 0.239 31.8
2021 Slider -1.1 -3 327 15.4 71 0.242 0.333 0.259 22.5 16.9 12.1 0.195 0.245 0.215 17.5
2021 Sinker 0.1 0 332 15.6 95 0.325 0.386 0.365 8.2 5.3 6.5 0.235 0.28 0.286 21.5
2021 4-Seamer 0.5 4 854 40.2 240 0.332 0.437 0.388 9.9 10 10.9 0.268 0.354 0.33 31.1
2020 Splitter -3 0 13 1.7 5 0.2 0.2 0.18 12.5 20 12.5 0.362 0.409 0.343 25
2020 Curveball -2.2 -1 60 8 16 0 0 0.144 33.3 25 18.2 0.155 0.179 0.219 0
2020 Cutter 2.1 1 55 7.3 17 0.4 0.4 0.4 14.3 17.6 23.1 0.286 0.326 0.322 33.3
2020 Sinker -1.9 -3 137 18.3 31 0.269 0.346 0.327 14.8 9.7 11.1 0.265 0.34 0.323 33.3
2020 Changeup -3.4 -4 105 14 31 0.138 0.172 0.155 24.5 29 24.3 0.215 0.285 0.234 14.3
2020 Slider -0.2 0 124 16.6 33 0.161 0.29 0.223 32 33.3 26.2 0.214 0.301 0.253 30
2020 4-Seamer -1.4 -4 255 34 59 0.224 0.306 0.303 17.1 16.9 13 0.249 0.329 0.32 32.5
2019 Splitter -6.9 -1 10 0.7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.309 0.382 0.307 50
2019 Cutter 1.1 1 71 4.7 25 0.273 0.409 0.342 17.9 8 10 0.15 0.187 0.212 10.5
2019 Slider -2.6 -4 171 11.3 47 0.152 0.217 0.171 17.1 23.4 13.8 0.165 0.199 0.172 17.1
2019 Curveball -2 -4 205 13.5 54 0.241 0.259 0.223 19.4 14.8 11.1 0.248 0.29 0.237 6.7
2019 Sinker 0 0 197 13 54 0.333 0.412 0.358 12.4 13 13.5 0.225 0.255 0.229 18.6
2019 Changeup -4.2 -8 197 13 59 0.14 0.246 0.172 22.4 8.5 10 0.182 0.255 0.196 20
2019 4-Seamer -0.9 -6 652 42.9 156 0.268 0.352 0.316 11.4 10.9 8.8 0.238 0.317 0.276 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 565 2126 -15 -10 19 8 2
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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 2126 50.8 64.9 89.2 24.5 66 42.1 26.9 45.1 15.4 8.3 70.5
4394 51.7 66.4 87.7 25.3 69.2 42.8 28 46.6 16.2 8.3 71.1
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

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 62
2020 14 34 4 2 42 4 4 4 6 54 54 76 73 98
2021 6 27 2 1 33 1 1 12 4 96 47 93 79 100
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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 20.7 2 1.9 0 3 1 1 50
2020 20.4 1 1.3 0 0 1 0 0
2021 19.7 2 3.9 -2 5 3 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 2 3 2 2 3 2 1 2 1 2 3 2 1 2 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 3 2 3 2 1 2 2 3
2020 1 2 2 1 1 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 1
2021 2 4 6 3 5 2 3 4 2 2 7 5 1 3 2 4 2 4 2 2 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 3 4 6
! 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 86.8 1.9
Launch Angle 3.3 1.4 -1.9 2.8 1.4
Barrel % 1.2 1.5 0.3 0.7 -0.8
Hard Hit % 19.1 26.7 7.6 26.9 0.2
Sweet Spot % 22.3 30.5 8.2 27.6 -2.9
xBA 0.213 0.238 0.025 0.239 0.001
BA 0.24 0.201 -0.039 0.3 0.099
xwOBA 0.233 0.287 0.054 0.282 -0.005
wOBA 0.26 0.254 -0.006 0.329 0.075
xSLG 0.27 0.308 0.038 0.304 -0.004
SLG 0.325 0.266 -0.059 0.378 0.112
K% 12.7 21.4 8.7 13.1 -8.3
BB% 4.5 9.4 4.9 8.7 -0.7
Swing % 49.6 44.6 -5 45.1 0.5
Whiff% 15.1 21 5.9 15.4 -5.6
In Zone % 54 49.7 -4.3 50.8 1.1
Out of Zone % 46 50.3 4.3 49.2 -1.1
Out of Zone Swing % 26.7 25.2 -1.5 24.5 -0.7
First Pitch Swing % 29.6 27.6 -2 26.9 -0.7
First Pitch Strike % 62.7 62.5 -0.2 61.9 -0.6
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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 565 34 6.0 .326 .371

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