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Nick Ahmed

26-Year-Old Shortstop – Arizona Diamondbacks

2016 Stats

AVG

.195

HR

3

RBI

8

R

9

SB

1

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 ...

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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   

April 21, 2016  –  Nick Ahmed News

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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 23 85 77 9 15 5 2 0 3 8 1 1 6 11 1 0 1 .195 .262 .338 .600
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3-Year Averages     79 265 245 29 54 17 9 3 5 19 2 3 16 45 3 1 0 .220 .267 .343 .610
Career  (View All)     182 619 568 67 124 40 21 6 13 46 5 7 38 102 8 3 2 .218 .268 .345 .613

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Nick Ahmed Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 27 StL 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .195 .262 .338 .600
Apr. 26 StL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192 .263 .342 .605
Apr. 25 StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .273 .357 .630
Apr. 24 Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .278 .379 .657
Apr. 23 Pit 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .284 .403 .687
Apr. 22 Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .217 .254 .400 .654
Apr. 21 @SF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .254 .411 .665
Apr. 20 @SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .254 .411 .665
Apr. 19 @SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .273 .442 .715
Apr. 18 @SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .294 .479 .773
Apr. 17 @SD 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .313 .511 .824
Apr. 16 @SD 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .349 .575 .924
Apr. 15 @SD 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .294 .351 .618 .969
Apr. 14 @LAD 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .364 .633 .997
Apr. 13 @LAD 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .296 .367 .667 1.034
Apr. 12 @LAD 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .292 .370 .583 .953
Apr. 10 ChC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .348 .476 .824
Apr. 9 ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .364 .500 .864
Apr. 8 ChC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .353 .421 .588 1.009
Apr. 7 ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .438 .667 1.105
Apr. 6 Col 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .545 .583 .909 1.492
Apr. 5 Col 3 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .571 .625 .714 1.339
Apr. 4 Col 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Last 7 Days 21 2 3 0 0 0 1 4 4 1 0 0 0 1 .143 .280 .143 .423
Last 14 Days 50 2 7 1 0 0 3 4 7 1 1 0 0 1 .140 .204 .160 .364
Last 30 Days 77 9 15 2 0 3 8 6 11 1 1 1 0 2 .195 .262 .338 .600

Nick Ahmed: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 23
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
2016253230.160.400.622
2015108112101.296.444.803
2014346000.176.206.428

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016526151.212.308.588
2015313387243.201.329.575
2014363140.222.333.577

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016426141.214.310.622
2015212234172.208.330.588
2014315120.194.323.565

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016353240.171.371.566
2015209265172.244.388.681
2014394020.205.231.456
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% .308 .117
2012 22 A LYN 571 506 8.6% 17.9% 0.48 80% .327 .122
2013 23 AA MOB 538 487 6.1% 13.4% 0.46 85% .270 .088
2014 24 AAA REN 452 407 8.2% 12.2% 0.67 86% .353 .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% .260 .133
2016 26 MAJ ARI 85 77 7.1% 12.9% 0.55 86% .190 .143
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3-Year Averages     265 245 6% 17% 0.36 82% .251 .123
Career     619 568 6.1% 16.5% 0.37 82% .245 .127

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2016 Stat Review for Nick Ahmed    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.195 AVG
TERRIBLE
86% Contact Rate
GREAT
.190 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.338 SLG
TERRIBLE
.143 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.55 BB/K
GOOD
7.1% BB Rate
AVERAGE
12.9% K Rate
GREAT
OPS/OBP

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.600 OPS
TERRIBLE
.262 OBP
TERRIBLE

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

Ahmed went 1-for-3 with a solo homer and two runs Tuesday at the Dodgers.

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Ahmed is out of the lineup Sunday against the Cubs.

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Manager Chip Hale said Friday that Ahmed, Chris Owings and Jean Segura will rotate around between second base and shortstop, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports.

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Ahmed is hitting .429 (18-for-42) with one home run, eight runs scored and 11 RBI this spring.

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Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale says Ahmed will compete to play shortstop this season, the Arizona Republic reports.

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Ahmed (back) probably won't play again this season, the Arizona Republic's Nick Piecoro reports.

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Ahmed (back) remains out of the lineup Tuesday against the Rockies.

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Ahmed (back) is out of the lineup Sunday against the Padres.

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Ahmed (back) is not in the lineup Saturday.

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Ahmed (back) is not in the lineup Friday against the Padres.

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Ahmed (back) is improving, but likely won't return before the weekend, according to manager Chip Hale.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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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.