SS Nick Ahmed has small fracture in right hand, says Torey Lovullo

Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed has a small fracture in his right hand and will undergo further evaluation, according to manager Torey Lovullo.

Ahmed, 27, was hit on the hand by a pitch from St. Louis Cardinals reliever Trevor Rosenthal in the eighth inning of Arizona's 6-5, 10th-inning win at home on Tuesday night.

Ahmed is batting .251 with six home runs and 21 RBIs for the 50-28 Diamondbacks.

Arizona trails the Los Angeles Dodgers by 1½ games for first place in the National League West entering Wednesday.