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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Nick Ahmed signs with Arizona Diamondbacks through 2023

The Arizona Diamondbacks reached a contract extension with shortstop Nick Ahmed for four years, taking his deal through the 2023 season.

The team announced the agreement Monday.

AZCentral.com’s Nick Piecoro reported the deal is guaranteed for $32.5 million, plus incentives. Ahmed and the D-backs did not agree to terms on his 2020 salary last month and was facing an upcoming arbitration hearing.

The 29-year-old has become one of MLB’s elite defensive shortstops, but his offense has steadily improved over the course of his career, which in the majors began with Arizona in 2014.

 

 

QLE Posted: February 11, 2020 at 12:57 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: diamondbacks, extensions, nick ahmed

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   1. Itchy Row Posted: February 11, 2020 at 10:58 AM (#5923467)
The 29-year-old has become one of MLB’s elite defensive shortstops, but his offense has steadily improved over the course of his career, which in the majors began with Arizona in 2014
Written by Baby Yoda this was.
   2. Jack Sommers Posted: February 11, 2020 at 03:18 PM (#5923629)
The extension portion is 3/26, (he was going to make 7 M in Arb this year anyway)

He can fall out of bed and post a 2 WAR season each of the next 4 seasons if he stays healthy and posts up at least 130 Games a year.

His defense is so sound, that even when he falls off from +17-20 levels he's been at last couple of years, he should still stay in the black to the end of the deal.

Probably maxed out with the bat last though.

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