2B,SS - KC
Nicky Lopez went 2-for-3 with a RBI triple in Friday's 6-4 loss to the Blue Jays.
Lopez brought in the Royals' first run of the game with a fifth-inning triple. It was the shortstop's 23rd RBI of the year. Lopez is batting .286/.364/.365
Nicky Lopez went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI during Wednesday's 6-3 victory in Milwaukee.
Lopez's double in the sixth gave Kansas City a two-run advantage. The Royals would add another run in the eighth to win the game 6-3. The infielder is batting .274 with 21 RBI this season.
Kansas City Royals infielder Nicky Lopez went 3-for-4 stolen base and a run scored during Sunday’s 7-3 win over the Red Sox.
Lopez is starting to heat up and has now recorded four straight multi-hit efforts. He’s hitting .643 (9-for-14) with an RBI and a stolen base during that four-game stretch. Lopez is slashing .260/.350/.329 with 12 RBI and seven stolen bases across 205 plate appearances in 2021. The 26-year-old is a speculative add in deep-league formats and can be used as a streamer while he’s wielding a hot bat.
Nicky Lopez went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored during Tuesday’s 4-3 loss to the Tigers.
Lopez singled off Casey Mize driving in Jarrod Dyson to reduce the Tigers' lead by one. He was one of the few bright spots for the Royals during Tuesday’s loss. Lopez is starting to heat up and has logged an RBI in back-to-back games. With Adalberto Mondesi (hamstring) returning from the IL on Tuesday, Lopez won’t see every day at-bats and is mainly an option in AL-only leagues. The 26-year-old is slashing .235/.330/.309 across 193 plate appearances in 2021.
Nicky Lopez has been recalled after news of Adalberto Mondesi being sent to the injured list.
Many fans were most likely expecting a different Royals infielder but Lopez is the one who got the call. The second basemen hit just over .200 in the 2020 shortened season. He will almost certainly be sent back down once Mondesi is healthy to return.