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Nick Ahmed

27-Year-Old Shortstop – Arizona Diamondbacks

2017 Stats

AVG

.251

HR

6

RBI

21

R

24

SB

3

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Ahmed has the look of one of those players who is much more valuable in real baseball than fantasy baseball. That's because fantasy baseball generally doesn't evaluate defense, which is where Ahmed re...

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STATUS:  10-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Hand     EST. RETURN:  8/15/2017
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 195   DOB: 3/15/1990
BORN: East Longmeadow, MA   COLLEGE: Connecticut   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   

June 28, 2017  –  Nick Ahmed News

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Ahmed (hand) had three pins placed in his hand Wednesday, and will miss 6-to-8 weeks.

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Nick Ahmed Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 21 R DAN 59 284 248 46 65 19 13 2 4 24 18 6 30 46 1 2 3 .262 .346 .379 .725
2012 22 A LYN 130 571 506 84 136 46 36 4 6 49 40 10 49 102 10 2 4 .269 .337 .391 .728
2013 23 AA MOB 136 538 487 58 115 30 21 5 4 46 26 7 33 72 7 6 5 .236 .288 .324 .612
2014 24 AAA REN 104 452 407 57 127 34 26 4 4 47 14 6 37 55 4 1 3 .312 .373 .425 .798
2014 24 MAJ ARI 25 75 70 9 14 3 2 0 1 4 0 1 3 10 2 0 0 .200 .233 .271 .504
2015 25 MAJ ARI 134 459 421 49 95 32 17 6 9 34 4 5 29 81 5 3 1 .226 .275 .359 .634
2016 26 MAJ ARI 90 308 284 26 62 14 9 1 4 20 5 2 15 58 2 3 4 .218 .265 .299 .564
2017 27 MAJ ARI 53 178 167 24 42 15 8 1 6 21 3 4 10 39 0 0 1 .251 .298 .419 .717
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3-Year Averages     83 279 258 28 57 15 9 2 4 19 3 2 15 49 3 2 1 .221 .264 .318 .582
Career  (View All)     302 1,020 942 108 213 64 36 8 20 79 12 12 57 188 9 6 6 .226 .273 .345 .618

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Nick Ahmed Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 22 Was Did not play.
Jul. 21 Was Did not play.
Jul. 20 @Cin Did not play.
Jul. 19 @Cin Did not play.
Jul. 18 @Cin Did not play.
Jul. 16 @Atl Did not play.
Jul. 15 @Atl Did not play.
Jul. 14 @Atl Did not play.
Jul. 9 Cin Did not play.
Jul. 8 Cin Did not play.
Jul. 7 Cin Did not play.
Jul. 6 @LAD Did not play.
Jul. 5 @LAD Did not play.
Jul. 4 @LAD Did not play.
Jul. 2 Col Did not play.
Jul. 1 Col Did not play.
Jun. 30 Col Did not play.
Jun. 29 StL Did not play.
Jun. 28 StL Did not play.
Jun. 27 StL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .251 .298 .419 .717
Jun. 26 Phi 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .299 .427 .726
Jun. 25 Phi 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .308 .440 .748
Jun. 24 Phi 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .311 .442 .753
Jun. 23 Phi Did not play.
Jun. 22 @Col 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .307 .431 .738
Jun. 21 @Col 4 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .304 .436 .740
Jun. 20 @Col Did not play.
Jun. 18 @Phi 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .301 .421 .722
Jun. 17 @Phi Did not play.
Jun. 16 @Phi Did not play.
Last 7 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Games 26 5 5 2 0 1 4 3 7 0 0 1 0 1 .192 .300 .385 .685

Nick Ahmed: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 48
2016 88
2015 129
2014 2 18

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Nick Ahmed Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017489272.396.6251.078
20168210260.244.366.633
2015108112101.296.444.803

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017119154141.193.336.568
2016202162145.208.272.536
2015313387243.201.329.575

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20178814382.227.398.667
201615716185.229.293.575
2015212234172.208.330.588

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201779103131.278.443.772
2016127103120.205.307.550
2015209265172.244.388.681
Nick Ahmed Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 21 R DAN 284 248 10.6% 16.2% 0.65 81% .305 .117
2012 22 A LYN 571 506 8.6% 17.9% 0.48 80% .325 .122
2013 23 AA MOB 538 487 6.1% 13.4% 0.46 85% .266 .088
2014 24 AAA REN 452 407 8.2% 12.2% 0.67 86% .352 .113
2014 24 MAJ ARI 75 70 4% 13.3% 0.30 86% .220 .071
2015 25 MAJ ARI 459 421 6.3% 17.6% 0.36 81% .257 .133
2016 26 MAJ ARI 308 284 4.9% 18.8% 0.26 80% .258 .081
2017 27 MAJ ARI 178 167 5.6% 21.9% 0.26 77% .295 .168
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3-Year Averages     279 258 5.4% 17.6% 0.31 81% .256 .097
Career     1,020 942 5.6% 18.4% 0.30 80% .261 .119

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Nick Ahmed Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 SS 1042.3 19 253 17 2 0 537 10 242 6 12 7 -1
2016 SS 721.3 12 180 13 -1 0 413 7 208 7 10 5 -2
2017 SS 381.7 3 85 2 1 0 202 -1 123 -3 2 -1 1
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 SS 0 3 1 15 0 19
2016 SS 0 2 2 9 0 13
2017 SS 0 1 0 2 0 3

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2017 Stat Review for Nick Ahmed    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.26 BB/K
POOR
5.6% BB Rate
POOR
21.9% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.717 OPS
WEAK
.298 OBP
POOR
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.251 AVG
WEAK
.295 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.419 SLG
WEAK
.168 ISO
AVERAGE

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Nick Ahmed: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ahmed (hand) was officially put on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday.

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Manager Torey Lovullo said Ahmed has a small fracture in his right hand but will undergo further tests.

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Ahmed exited Tuesday's game against the Cardinals early after being hit by a pitch in the wrist/forearm area, Jack Magruder of FanRagSports.com reports.

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Ahmed went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer, a walk and two runs against the Rockies on Wednesday.

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Ahmed went 0-for-3 in Wednesday's 2-1 win over the Tigers.

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Ahmed went 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBI in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Marlins.

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Ahmed went 2-for-6 with a solo home run in Wednesday's 6-5 win over the Pirates in 14 innings.

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Ahmed went 2-for-5 with an RBI double and a run scored in Sunday's 9-5 loss in Milwaukee.

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Ahmed went 2-for-4 with a double, stolen base, two runs and two RBI in Wednesday's 8-6 win over the White Sox.

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Ahmed is out of the lineup for Friday's game against the Padres.

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Ahmed went 1-for-4 with a walk and a stolen base in Sunday's 6-4 loss to the Pirates in 10 innings.

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Ahmed will draw his second straight start at shortstop and bat seventh Sunday against the Pirates.

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Ahmed went 2-for-3 with a walk, a double, a solo home run and a second run scored in Wednesday's 7-1 win over the Tigers.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

In his first full season in the majors, Ahmed was great in the field but subpar at the plate. The 25-year-old shortstop batted just .226, with an anemic .275 on-base percentage. Ahmed added nine home runs and four stolen bases, though he was also caught stealing five times. Defense doesnít matter much in fantasy, so the hope is that Ahmed can progress offensively in 2016. He started slowly in 2015, but showed signs of life toward the end of the season, collecting hits in 15 of his last 50 plate appearances before being shut down due to a back injury. After the Diamondbacks acquired Jean Segura it was thought Ahmed might lose out on most of his playing time, but it sounds like they value his glove enough to move Segura to second base occasionally. Still, even if Segura wasn't in the picture, Ahmed would be unappealing. The onus will be on him to improve at the plate in 2016 before fantasy owners should feel compelled to invest.

2015

Ahmed spent most of 2014 at Triple-A Reno, shuttling between second base and shortstop as part of the Diamondbacks' excess of middle-infield options. Chris Owings' shoulder injury in June cleared the path for Ahmed's big league debut, but he didn't hit enough to remain on the roster for the entire second half. In terms of tools, Ahmed projects as a steady contact hitter with very limited power. Defensively, he has the range and versatility to be an average or better option around the infield. The sum of those parts yields a regular destined to hit in the bottom third of the order failing the development of an elite eye at the plate (8.2% BB% at Triple-A in 2014), but Ahmed may prove capable stealing 15-20 bases annually provided that he doesn't occupy a place hitting directly in front of a pitcher. It would hardly be surprising to see him stick around in a utility role in 2015, as Ahmed has very little to gain by spending additional time in the Pacific Coast League.