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Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed (knee) placed on 10-day injured list

Mar 4, 2021; Salt River Pima-Maricopa, Arizona, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed (13) makes the play for an out against the Los Angeles Angels during a spring training game at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 4, 2021; Salt River Pima-Maricopa, Arizona, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed (13) makes the play for an out against the Los Angeles Angels during a spring training game at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks placed shortstop Nick Ahmed on the 10-day injured list Saturday with inflammation in his right knee.

The move is retroactive to March 31.

Ahmed, 31, is entering his eighth season with the Diamondbacks. He batted .266 with five homers and 29 RBIs in 57 games last season.

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Ahmed is a career .239 hitter with 60 home runs and 260 RBIs in 670 games. He won back-to-back Gold Gloves in 2018 and 2019.

In a corresponding move, Arizona recalled infielder Geraldo Perdomo from the team’s alternate training site.

Rated as the team’s No. 3 prospect by MLB.com and Baseball America, the 21-year-old Perdomo is in line to make his major league debut.

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–Field Level Media