Nicky Lopez
2B | B/T: L/R | 5' 11" 180LBS | Age: 27

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 465 422 50 98 0 19 13 .232 .286 .280 .566
4 Seasons 1624 1467 187 372 5 105 36 .254 .311 .323 .634
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .232 0 19 13 .566
4 Seasons .254 5 105 36 .634

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2019 24 1519 332 4 1.2 1 85.1 105.4 3.1 22.3 .223 .282 .260 .242 .254 19.5 12.7 4.5
2020 25 749 131 2 1.5 1 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 0.5 86.9 107.9 2.6 27.4 .240 .305 .329 .284 .282 27.2 13.1 8.7
2022 27 1701 370 6 1.6 1.3 84.9 106.7 5.0 31.6 .246 .315 .255 .276 .287 23.8 13.5 6.0
Player 6095 1271 15 1.2 0.9 85.6 107.9 3.3 27.6 .237 .303 .282 .272 .279 24.1 14.1 7.0
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 32.8 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




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

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2019 63.6 15.1 17.5 3.9 28.3 41.9 29.8 4.5 53.0 19.0 18.4 0.9 1.2 1.0
2020 56.5 11.5 27.5 4.6 32.8 43.5 23.7 8.4 42.7 17.6 26.7 3.1 1.5 1.0
2021 58.0 16.9 22.1 3.0 24.9 46.1 29.0 7.1 44.5 18.9 23.7 3.9 0.7 0.5
2022 55.1 15.7 24.9 4.3 25.9 42.7 31.4 9.5 40.3 20.3 25.4 3.0 1.6 1.3
Player 58.5 15.5 22.3 3.8 26.9 43.7 29.3 7.2 45.3 19.2 23.1 2.8 1.2 0.9
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 32.9 24.5 24.3 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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 %
2022 4-Seamer -0.8 -6 727 42.7 193 .282 .333 .325 11.0 6.7 7.5 .280 .382 .319 31.5
2022 Slider -1.7 -4 255 15.0 60 .204 .278 .231 24.8 15.0 11.0 .257 .321 .271 20.8
2022 Curveball -0.2 0 221 13.0 58 .204 .259 .265 26.6 22.4 16.0 .252 .302 .289 7.3
2022 Sinker -0.7 -1 197 11.6 66 .259 .276 .304 13.5 13.6 19.6 .227 .275 .258 26.9
2022 Changeup -4.8 -8 171 10.1 50 .087 .109 .142 23.8 22.0 18.6 .145 .165 .171 2.8
2022 Cutter -2.9 -3 106 6.2 31 .276 .345 .329 23.0 16.1 22.7 .244 .307 .270 29.2
2022 Splitter -6.6 -1 22 1.3 6 .000 .000 .000 55.6 50.0 37.5 .086 .087 .081 33.3
2021 4-Seamer 0.5 4 846 39.8 238 .327 .434 .386 10.3 10.5 11.4 .263 .348 .329 31.8
2021 Sinker 0.0 0 331 15.6 94 .337 .398 .365 7.5 4.3 5.3 .250 .298 .295 21.3
2021 Slider -0.3 -1 320 15.1 68 .270 .365 .298 23.2 16.2 11.2 .204 .248 .221 14.5
2021 Curveball 1.0 2 213 10.0 52 .224 .306 .276 30.3 32.7 22.4 .192 .238 .219 15.6
2021 Changeup -0.5 -1 212 10.0 53 .320 .320 .296 23.7 15.1 19.5 .228 .296 .239 31.8
2021 Cutter -0.5 -1 129 6.1 39 .250 .333 .288 18.3 17.9 17.5 .261 .315 .289 34.5
2021 Splitter -1.4 -1 56 2.6 15 .214 .214 .180 16.0 6.7 5.3 .203 .288 .213 50.0
2020 4-Seamer -1.5 -4 260 34.7 59 .224 .306 .303 16.7 16.9 12.7 .249 .329 .320 32.5
2020 Sinker -2.1 -3 134 17.9 31 .269 .346 .327 15.7 9.7 11.5 .265 .340 .323 33.3
2020 Slider -0.3 0 124 16.6 33 .161 .290 .223 32.0 33.3 26.2 .214 .301 .253 30.0
2020 Changeup -3.6 -4 103 13.8 31 .138 .172 .155 24.5 29.0 25.0 .215 .285 .234 14.3
2020 Curveball -2.3 -1 60 8.0 16 .000 .000 .144 33.3 25.0 18.2 .155 .179 .219 0.0
2020 Cutter 2.1 1 55 7.3 17 .400 .400 .400 14.3 17.6 23.1 .286 .326 .322 33.3
2020 Splitter -3.1 0 13 1.7 5 .200 .200 .180 12.5 20.0 12.5 .362 .409 .343 25.0
2019 4-Seamer -1.0 -7 652 42.9 157 .266 .350 .312 11.4 10.8 8.7 .243 .323 .280 25.0
2019 Curveball -2.1 -4 204 13.4 53 .245 .264 .232 19.4 13.2 9.9 .260 .305 .248 6.5
2019 Changeup -4.4 -9 194 12.8 58 .143 .250 .175 22.6 8.6 10.2 .196 .272 .209 19.2
2019 Sinker -0.2 0 193 12.7 52 .327 .408 .344 11.7 13.5 13.7 .236 .266 .239 20.9
2019 Slider -2.5 -4 171 11.3 48 .152 .217 .182 18.2 22.9 13.6 .165 .199 .183 17.1
2019 Cutter 0.7 0 69 4.5 24 .273 .409 .327 15.8 8.3 10.5 .172 .212 .211 15.0
2019 Splitter -5.2 -1 12 0.8 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .309 .382 .307 50.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 397 1,502 -21 -15 7 5 -24
2020 192 749 -8 -13 6 4 -11
2021 560 2,108 -14 -11 19 8 3
2022 465 1,701 -13 -29 10 6 -25
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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 1,519 53.8 68.9 88.0 27.4 75.3 43.5 29.6 49.6 15.1 9.2 73.9
2020 749 49.7 64.2 82.4 25.2 67.4 43.4 27.6 44.6 21.0 6.5 63.3
2021 2,126 50.9 65.0 89.1 24.1 65.1 42.1 26.9 45.1 15.4 8.3 70.5
2022 1,701 50.1 67.8 86.2 30.3 70.0 44.7 32.0 49.1 17.6 7.1 79.3
Player 6,095 51.3 66.7 87.2 26.8 69.4 43.3 29.1 47.3 16.6 8.0 72.9
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.4 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA
2019 1 10 1 1 1 2 2 4 39 2 94 7 93 59 84 68
2020 12 33 4 2 40 4 4 4 22 6 54 54 76 60 73 99
2021 7 28 2 1 34 1 1 13 52 4 96 47 93 71 78 100
2022 7 48 4 1 26 2 2 2 27 1 92 20 89 40 58 98
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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 50.0
2020 20.4 1 1.4 0 0 2 0 0.0
2021 19.7 2 3.2 -1 5 4 0 0.0
2022 [object Object] 0 0.7 -1 2 1 0 [object Object]

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 2 3 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3 1 2 3 1 1 2 2 2 3 1 3 2 3
2020 1 2 2 1 1 2 0 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
2021 2 4 7 1 3 5 3 4 2 1 4 5 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 4 4 4 3 3 4 2 2 3 6
2022 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and 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 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 85.1 84.9 -0.2 86.9 2 84.9 -2
Launch Angle 3.1 1.4 -1.7 2.6 1.2 5 2.4
Barrel % 1.2 1.5 0.3 .7 -0.8 1.6 0.9
Hard Hit % 19.5 26.7 7.2 27.2 0.5 23.8 -3.4
Sweet Spot % 22.3 30.5 8.2 27.4 -3.1 31.6 4.2
xBA .223 .238 0.015 .24 0.002 .246 0.006
BA .24 .201 -0.039 .3 0.099 .232 -0.068
xwOBA .242 .287 0.045 .284 -0.003 .276 -0.008
wOBA .26 .254 -0.006 .329 0.075 .255 -0.074
xSLG .282 .308 0.026 .305 -0.003 .315 0.01
SLG .325 .266 -0.059 .378 0.112 .28 -0.098
K% 12.7 21.4 8.7 13.1 -8.3 13.5 0.4
BB% 4.5 9.4 4.9 8.7 -0.7 6 -2.7
Swing % 49.6 44.6 -5 45.1 0.5 49.1 4
Whiff% 15.1 21 5.9 15.4 -5.6 17.6 2.2
In Zone % 53.8 49.7 -4.1 50.9 1.2 50.1 -0.8
Out of Zone % 46.2 50.3 4.1 49.1 -1.2 49.9 0.8
Out of Zone Swing % 27.4 25.2 -2.2 24.1 -1.1 30.3 6.2
First Pitch Swing % 29.6 27.6 -2 26.9 -0.7 32 5.1
First Pitch Strike % 62.7 62.5 -0.2 61.9 -0.6 62.4 0.5
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2019 L 398 1 0.3 .256 .000
2020 L 192 0 0.0 .254
2021 L 560 34 6.1 .327 .371
2022 L 465 11 2.4 .258 .143

Pitch Tempo