Date of Birth: 12/14/1987
Height: 5' 11" Weight: 200 lbs
College Experience: Fresno State
Resides: Fresno, CA
The 2017 season marks Ahmady's 5th season in professional baseball, 1st in Sioux City.
Ahmady was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 11th round of the 2009 MLB Draft out of Fresno State. In his first professional season with the Cardinals, Ahmady was selected as a New York-Pennsylvania League All-Star playing for the Single-A Batavia Muckdogs. By 2011, Ahmady reached the Double-A level and in 2012 he hit .292 with a career high 26 doubles, 5 homeruns, and 46 RBI’s in 92 games.
Ahmady played collegiately at Fresno State and was a key member of the 2008 Bulldogs team that won the College World Series championship. In that 2008 season, Ahmady appeared in all 78 games batting .382 with 13 homeruns, 17 doubles, and 92 RBIs on his way to being named First Team All-WAC. The 92 RBI’s were the second most in the entire NCAA and his 110 hits were good for sixth in the nation.