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Diamondbacks | Nick Ahmed to serve as starter?

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:57:36 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale indicated Monday, March 23, that SS Nick Ahmed hasn't been named as the starting shortstop. "To name him the starter is hard to do, because we still have camp left," Hale said. "I'm not ready to do that. He's been very impressive."

Fantasy Tip: A report from columnist Peter Gammons indicated Hale made it clear Ahmed would start, but the skipper indicated differently. Still, Ahmed has been impressive during camp and has emerged as a must-have in NL-only play and deeper mixed formats. He also might be a good value in FantasyScore early on if he does indeed seize the starting gig.

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Diamondbacks | Nick Ahmed using whole field

Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:00:18 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SS Nick Ahmed had a pair of hits, including a double and RBI, in the Cactus League spring game Sunday, March 8. He was able to use the whole field, something the team was pleased to see. "He's tough-minded and he's always been a winner, and those guys seem to be able to adapt. He has to prove to us that he's a Major League-ready hitter. He's a Major League shortstop right now. Defensively, he's tremendous," manager Chip Hale said Tuesday, March 10.

Fantasy Tip: Ahmedís defensive ability could land him a role on the bench to start the season. He is worth a flier in the late rounds in NL-only formats, and he could be a steal if his offense catches up to his defense sooner rather than later.

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Diamondbacks | Recall three

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:05:11 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SS Nick Ahmed, P Andrew Chafin and C Bobby Wilson were recalled from Triple-A Reno Monday, Sept. 15.

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Diamondbacks | Make roster moves

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:09:38 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SP Andrew Chafin and OF Xavier Paul had their contracts purchased by the team from Triple-A Reno Friday, Aug. 8. In corresponding moves, SS Nick Ahmed and OF Roger Kieschnick were optioned to Reno.

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Diamondbacks | Chris Owings placed on disabled list

Sun, 29 Jun 2014 10:10:55 -0700

The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed SS Chris Owings (shoulder) on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained left shoulder. In a corresponding move, the contract of SS Nick Ahmed has been purchased from Triple-A Reno. Owings' DL stint is retroactive to Thursday, June 26.

Fantasy Tip: Expect SS Didi Gregorius to receive regular playing time in Owings' absence. He's more of a defensive-minded player than Owings but could warrant consideration for NL-only fantasy leagues.

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Diamondbacks | 15 reassigned

Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:16:52 -0700

The Arizona Diamondbacks reassigned Ps Eric Smith, Chase Anderson, Charles Brewer, Eury De La Rosa, Zeke Spruill, Josh Booty, David Holmberg, Garrett Mock and Bo Schultz, OFs Alfredo Marte and Keon Broxton, SSs Nick Ahmed and Chris Owings, 3B Matt Davidson and C Edward Easley to minor league camp Thursday, March 14.

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Diamondbacks | Going after Rick Porcello?

Thu, 24 Jan 2013 10:19:14 -0800

The Arizona Diamondbacks are now trying to package SS Nick Ahmed, who they just acquired from the Atlanta Braves in a six-player deal involving OF Justin Upton, and a pitching prospect in order to acquire Detroit Tigers SP Rick Porcello, according to a National League official.

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Diamondbacks | Acquire Martin Prado, Randall Delgado

Thu, 24 Jan 2013 07:17:08 -0800

The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a deal to acquire 3B Martin Prado, SP Randall Delgado, SS Nick Ahmed, 1B Brandon Drury and P Zeke Spruill for OF Justin Upton and 3B Chris D. Johnson.

Fantasy Tip: We loved Prado's fantasy forecast entering the season, and this move only elevates it. He has hit .319 in 47 career at-bats in Chase Field. He'll be a sneaky option at third base because he won't hit for a lot of power, but he could contend for the batting title. Chase Field's hitter-friendly confines, and the Arizona heat could help Prado hit 15 homers. Look for him in the early middle rounds of drafts.

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Braves | Julio Teheran likely part of Justin Upton deal

Wed, 23 Jan 2013 15:56:12 -0800

The Atlanta Braves are likely to include SP Julio Teheran in any deal to acquire Arizona Diamondbacks OF Justin Upton. At least one other Atlanta pitching prospect, such as Ps Sean Gilmartin or Zeke Spruill, will need to be sent to Arizona, too. SS Nick Ahmed, could also interest the D-backs.

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Braves | Three players competing in AFL

Sat, 20 Oct 2012 10:02:14 -0700

Atlanta Braves SS Edward Salcedo, SS Nick Ahmed and P Ezekiel Spruill are competing in the Arizona Fall League.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: - Mark Bowman