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Portrait of Nicky Lopez

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date3-13-1995
Height5' 11"
Weight175 lbs
Age23 years, 10 months, 5 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2016 BNC Rk 62 283 .251 .323 .371 .296 95 16.4 8.4 3.9 136 2 7.8 5.4 10.6 3.6
2017 WIL A+ 70 324 .253 .323 .386 .315 94 12.6 9.0 3.6 123 1 4.4 0.8 8.8 2.8
2017 NWA AA 59 253 .262 .329 .386 .296 102 -6.4 6.9 1.8 85 1 -0.4 2.2 -4.4 0.7
2017 SUR Wnt 20 90 .000 .000 .000 .439 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2018 NWA AA 73 325 .258 .327 .396 .351 108 10.7 9.3 3.2 113 1 -4.3 2.8 5.5 1.7
2018 OMA AAA 57 256 .266 .334 .409 .294 91 10.1 7.5 1.8 112 1 0.7 0.0 5.3 1.6

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2016 BNC Rk 283 231 54 65 6 5 6 99 29 35 30 24 4 .281 .393 .429 .147 4 3
2017 NWA AA 253 232 26 60 6 1 0 68 11 16 29 7 4 .259 .312 .293 .034 0 3
2017 WIL A+ 324 285 42 84 12 7 2 116 27 36 23 14 8 .295 .376 .407 .112 0 2
2017 SUR Wnt 90 81 15 31 5 2 2 46 10 7 14 3 2 .383 .433 .568 .185 1 0
2018 OMA AAA 256 223 33 62 6 2 7 93 26 27 29 6 2 .278 .364 .417 .139 0 3
2018 NWA AA 325 281 42 93 8 5 2 117 27 33 23 9 4 .331 .397 .416 .085 3 8

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2018-08-29 19:00:00 (link to chat)What's the difference in Nick Madrigal and Nicky Lopez the profiles seem similar yet all the love for madrigal and you rarely hear about Lopez?
(bphil2712 from The Ozarks )
Madrigal's hit tool is more than a grade better than Lopez's and Madrigal has more speed. Not to mention the lack of strikeouts (4 in 146 PA). And I think we've all come to agree that short guys with elite bat control are worth more than we think, which is why Madrigal gets the hype. I agree that no one talks about Lopez. He can take a walk, something Madrigal is still learning to do, but otherwise is a little uninspiring. (Eddy Almaguer)
2018-06-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you think Nicky Lopez can be an average regular for the Royals, and if so, how soon?
(dave from bama)
We had a spirited discussion on Lopez last offseason in the context of the Royals list and he definitely had his backers. With the way he's hit at Double-A he may just be awaiting a Whit Merrifield deal. (Jeffrey Paternostro)


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