Royals Call Up Nicky Lopez

Kansas City is buzzing with news of a roster update for the Royals. Infielder Nicky Lopez is coming from the minor leagues and people are excited. After the announcement that Whit Merrifield will be moved to outfield, it is suspected Lopez will come in to play immediately following his selection to the major leagues.

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Nicky Lopez Stats

  • Bats left
  • Throws right
  • 2018 AA .331 BA
  • 2019 AAA .353 BA
  • Four seasons of Minor Leagues
  • 133 RBI in his four seasons of Minors
  • .296 BA in his four seasons of Minors

Nicky Lopez History

Nicku was born on March 13, 1995 in Naperville, Illinois. Lopez went drafted in the fifth round of the 2016 draft. He played college ball at Creighton.

In 2018, Lopez lead the Royals minor league players in hits with 155 and won the George Brett Award for the top play in their minor league.

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