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Shortstop Nick Ahmed is back in the starting lineup Tuesday night against the Cardinals.
Ahmed sat out Monday's series-opening defeat but will return to take on left-hander Steven Matz on Tuesday. The veteran infielder has had a tough time at the plate this season, hitting just .234 with two homers, five steals, and a .615 OPS across 149 trips to the plate.
Shortstop Nick Ahmed is out of the starting lineup Thursday versus the D-backs.
Ahmed went 1-for-4 on Wednesday night but will hit the bench Thursday afternoon against a right-handed Aaron Nola. The veteran has struggled mightily to the tune of a .222 average with two homers, four steals, and a .581 OPS across 113 trips to the plate.
Shortstop Nick Ahmed is out of the starting lineup Monday versus the Phillies.
Despite a lefty on the mound in the Phillies' Matt Strahm, Ahmed will take a seat Monday evening. The veteran is hitting .221 with two homers, four steals, and a .604 OPS across 109 trips to the plate this season.
Nick Ahmed had a solid game at the plate on Saturday, going 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI as the Diamondbacks defeated the Tigers 5-0.
The shortstop has struggled at the plate this season, hitting .230 with two home runs and 12 RBI over 36 games played. Despite the low batting average, Ahmed has been able to contribute with his speed, stealing four bases on the year.
D-backs shortstop Nick Ahmed is on the bench Friday versus the Tigers.
The veteran is hitting just .229 with one homer and four stolen bases on the season across 101 trips to the plate. Geraldo Perdomo will take over at shortstop and hit eighth against Tigers righty Michael Lorenzen.