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Nick Ahmed | Shortstop

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (24) / 3/15/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 205
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Nick Ahmed went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in Sunday's loss to the Giants.
Ahmed has struggled at the dish since his promotion, as he had four hits in 22 at-bats coming into the game. The runs scored were his first in his career. The 24-year-old may have a future in the big leagues, but he'll likely be returned to Triple-A Reno when Chris Owings returns from injury. Jul 13 - 9:39 PM

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Diamondbacks purchased the contract of SS Nick Ahmed from Triple-A Reno.

He's taking Chris Owings' (shoulder) spot on the roster. Ahmed is known for his glove but sports a .324/.390/.431 batting line at Reno this season. The 24-year-old figures to share time at shortstop with Didi Gregorius while Owings is out.
Jun 29 - 1:00 PM

Diamondbacks prospect shortstop prospect Nick Ahmed went 4-for-5 with a double for Triple-A Reno on Saturday, raising his season line to .323/.397/.418.

Ahmed has been on fire as of late, picking up hits in 17 of his last 20 games, putting up a .379/.426/.540 line with eight doubles and three triples. He is nothing spectacular, but could be a very good defensive shortstop who could hit higher than the major league average.
Jun 15 - 11:52 AM

According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Diamondbacks have been receiving calls from teams on the availability of shortstop prospect Nick Ahmed.

Ahmed was acquired from the Braves in the January 2013 blockbuster trade headlined by Justin Upton. The 24-year-old is hitting .304/.385/.401 and playing high-level defense this season at Triple-A Reno, but he's blocked in Arizona by Chris Owings. The Diamondbacks (29-39 as of June 12) might want to deal from that surplus and fill other areas of organizational need. Ahmed was a second-round pick in the 2011 MLB Amateur Draft.
Jun 12 - 11:17 AM

Diamondbacks acquired SS Nick Ahmed from the Braves in the seven-player Justin Upton trade.

The D'Backs are now planning to put Ahmed into a package that could help them land right-hander Rick Porcello from the Tigers. The 22-year-old shortstop was a second-round selection in the 2011 MLB Amateur Draft out of the University of Connecticut. He hit .269/.337/.391 with 40 steals in 130 games last season in High-A ball.
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 01:16:00 PM

According to USA Today's Bob Nightengale, the Diamondbacks will package Nick Ahmed with a pitching prospect and pursue a trade for the Tigers' Rick Porcello.

The Diamondbacks are getting Ahmed from the Braves in the seven-player Justin Upton trade, which was finalized Thursday afternoon. A second-round pick in 2011, Ahmed batted .269/.337/.391 with six home runs, 49 RBI and 40 stolen bases over 130 games last season for High-A Lynchburg. He is a very rangy defender.
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 12:36:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Miguel Montero
2Tuffy Gosewisch
3Jordan Pacheco
1B1Paul Goldschmidt
2Nick Evans
2B1Aaron Hill
2Cliff Pennington
SS1Chris Owings
2Didi Gregorius
3B1Martin Prado
2Eric Chavez
LF1Mark Trumbo
2Cody Ross
3Ender Inciarte
CF1A.J. Pollock
2David Peralta
RF1Gerardo Parra
2Nick Evans
3Alfredo Marte
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Wade Miley
2Bronson Arroyo
3Vidal Nuno
4Josh Collmenter
5Chase Anderson
6Trevor Cahill
7Daniel Hudson
8Patrick Corbin
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Addison Reed
2Brad Ziegler
3Oliver Perez
4Randall Delgado
5Evan Marshall
6Eury de la Rosa
7Matt Stites
8David Hernandez
9Matt Reynolds