Nicholas Ryan Allen (born October 8, 1998) is an American professional baseball shortstop and second baseman for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2022.
After signing with Oakland, Allen made his professional debut with the Rookie-level Arizona League Athletics, hitting .254 with one home run and 14 RBIs over 35 games.
Allen spent the 2018 season with the Beloit Snappers of the Class A Midwest League with whom he batted .239 with 34 RBIs and 24 stolen bases over 121 games.
In 2019, he began the year with the Stockton Ports of the Class A-Advanced California League with whom he was named an All-Star. He was placed on the injured list in late June after suffering a leg injury, and missed the remainder of the season.
Over 72 games with Stockton, he slashed .292/.363/.434 with three home runs, 25 RBIs, and 13 stolen bases. He was selected to play in the Arizona Fall League for the Mesa Solar Sox following the season. He did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
On November 19, 2021, Oakland selected Allen’s contract and added him to their 40-man roster. He returned to Las Vegas to begin the 2022 season.
On April 18, 2022, Allen was added to Oakland’s roster as a COVID-related substitute. He made his major league debut the next day as the starting second baseman.
There are no details about his marital status. He may be married or unmarried. There are also no rumors about his wife and girlfriend.