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Paul Goldschmidt

26-Year-Old First Baseman – Arizona Diamondbacks

2014 Stats

AVG

.312

HR

18

RBI

66

R

72

SB

9

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The brightest star in Arizona's lineup, Goldschmidt had an MVP-worthy year, hitting 36 home runs and driving in 125 runs, while slugging .551. It was the kind of breakout year the organization knew he...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 244   DOB: 9/10/1987   BORN: Wilmington, DE   COLLEGE: Texas State   DRAFTED: 8th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Paul Goldschmidt Contract Information:

Goldschmidt agreed to a five-year, $32 million contract with the Diamondback in March of 2013.

July 20, 2014  –  Paul Goldschmidt News

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Goldschmidt went 3-for-3 with a home run, three runs, three RBI, and two walks in Arizona's 9-3 victory over the Cubs on Saturday.

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Paul Goldschmidt Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 22 A+ VIS 138 599 525 103 165 80 42 3 35 108 5 1 57 161 0 9 8 .314 .384 .606 .990
2011 23 AA MOB 103 457 366 84 112 54 21 3 30 94 9 3 82 92 0 4 5 .306 .435 .626 1.061
2011 23 MAJ ARI 48 177 156 28 39 18 9 1 8 26 4 0 20 53 0 1 0 .250 .333 .474 .807
2012 24 MAJ ARI 145 587 514 82 147 64 43 1 20 82 18 3 60 130 0 9 4 .286 .359 .490 .849
2013 25 MAJ ARI 160 709 602 103 182 75 36 3 36 125 15 7 99 145 0 5 3 .302 .401 .551 .952
2014 26 MAJ ARI 102 445 382 72 119 58 39 1 18 66 9 3 60 101 0 2 1 .312 .404 .560 .964
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3-Year Averages     117 490 424 71 122 51 29 1 21 77 12 3 59 109 0 5 2 .288 .373 .509 .883

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Paul Goldschmidt Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 25 @Phi 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .312 .404 .560 .964
Jul. 23 Det 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .310 .402 .558 .960
Jul. 22 Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .401 .559 .960
Jul. 21 Det 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .403 .563 .966
Jul. 20 ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .404 .564 .968
Jul. 19 ChC 3 3 3 1 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .314 .408 .570 .978
Jul. 18 ChC 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .401 .556 .957
Jul. 13 @SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .400 .549 .949
Jul. 12 @SF 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .312 .404 .555 .959
Jul. 11 @SF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .312 .405 .556 .961
Jul. 9 Mia 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .312 .404 .558 .962
Jul. 8 Mia 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .312 .402 .557 .959
Jul. 7 Mia 3 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .402 .558 .960
Jul. 6 @Atl 3 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .398 .554 .952
Jul. 5 @Atl 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .306 .395 .544 .939
Jul. 4 @Atl 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .396 .544 .940
Jul. 3 @Pit 4 1 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .398 .545 .943
Jul. 2 @Pit 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .395 .536 .931
Jul. 1 @Pit 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .300 .391 .530 .921
Jun. 29 @SD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .387 .529 .916
Jun. 28 @SD 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .386 .532 .918
Jun. 27 @SD 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .382 .534 .916
Jun. 25 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .381 .537 .918
Jun. 24 Cle 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .382 .542 .924
Jun. 22 SF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .385 .552 .937
Jun. 21 SF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .384 .556 .940
Jun. 20 SF 3 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .312 .381 .559 .940
Jun. 19 Mil 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .376 .555 .931
Jun. 18 Mil 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .309 .378 .559 .937
Jun. 17 Mil 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .379 .563 .942
Last 7 Days 25 6 9 3 0 2 5 5 7 1 0 0 0 0 .360 .467 .720 1.187
Last 14 Days 49 9 17 7 0 3 10 11 11 1 1 0 0 0 .347 .467 .673 1.140
Last 30 Days 100 20 31 12 1 3 15 31 29 4 1 0 0 1 .310 .473 .540 1.013

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Paul Goldschmidt: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 102
2013 159
2012 139
2011 43

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Paul Goldschmidt Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20146612391.394.6061.140
20131492511302.309.604.986
20121723410348.343.6451.068

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142975815567.296.562.937
201345378259513.300.534.941
201234248104810.257.412.739

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20141853910365.314.5891.005
20132804517569.293.550.957
20122414310378.253.461.800

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014178318293.315.551.951
20133225819696.311.553.948
201227339104510.315.516.894
Paul Goldschmidt Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 22 A+ VIS 599 525 9.5% 26.9% 0.35 69% .395 .292
2011 23 AA MOB 457 366 17.9% 20.1% 0.89 75% .336 .320
2011 23 MAJ ARI 177 156 11.3% 29.9% 0.38 66% .326 .224
2012 24 MAJ ARI 587 514 10.2% 22.1% 0.46 75% .349 .204
2013 25 MAJ ARI 709 602 14% 20.5% 0.68 76% .347 .249
2014 26 MAJ ARI 445 382 13.5% 22.7% 0.59 74% .384 .248
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3-Year Averages     490 424 12% 22.2% 0.54 74% .344 .221

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2014 Stat Review for Paul Goldschmidt    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.312 AVG
ELITE
74% Contact Rate
POOR
.384 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.560 SLG
ELITE
.248 ISO
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Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.59 BB/K
GOOD
13.5% BB Rate
ELITE
22.7% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.964 OPS
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.404 OBP
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Paul Goldschmidt: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Goldschmidt hit his 17th homer of the season as he went 1-for-3 with a run scored and one RBI facing the Cubs on Friday night.

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Goldschmidt went 2-for-3 with a walk while knocking in a run and scoring two Monday against the Marlins.

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Goldschmidt went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a stolen base against the Giants on Friday.

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Goldschmidt extended his hitting streak to 10 games after going 2-for-4 Monday against the Brewers.

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Goldschmidt went 2-for-3 with a solo home run, two runs and a stolen base as the Diamondbacks bested the Astros on Tuesday.

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Goldschmidt went 3-for-5 with four RBI and three runs scored during a 16-8 drubbing of the Rockies on Wednesday.

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Goldschmidt is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Rockies.

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Goldschmidt belted his 10th home run of the season in Wednesday’s win over the Padres. He finished 3-for-5 with three RBI and two runs.

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Goldschmidt had a gargantuan night at the dish Saturday, going 4-for-5 with two homers, five runs, and a career-high six RBI as the D-Backs set a new club record with 18 runs against the Dodgers.

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Goldschmidt smacked his fifth home run of the season in Sunday's loss to San Diego, going 2-for-3 with a walk and adding his third stolen base.

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Goldschmidt has posted a .319/.366/.487 slash line with three home runs, 17 RBI, and two stolen bases through 30 games this season.

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Goldschmidt hit his second home run of the season Wednesday against the Giants. Both homers have come against Giants starter Tim Lincecum.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Goldschmidt entered the season as the D-Backs' uncontested starter at first base, spending most of the year hitting from the middle third of manager Kirk Gibson's lineup. Not surprisingly, Goldschmidt provided steady power, but he also delivered an unexpected 18-for-21 mark on the basepaths. After struggling against lefties in his first exposure to big league pitching in 2011, Goldschmidt hit .343/.423/.645 against them last season. He also improved his overall contact rate (from 70.1 percent to 77.9) while drawing a steady supply of free passes (10.2 percent walk rate). Goldschmidt had better numbers on the road (.315/.377/.516) than at Chase Field (.253/.339/.461) and his ISO (.204) is one indication that there's likely more than 20-homer power here.

2012

Goldschmidt proved that his impressive power display in 2010 wasn't simply the byproduct of the hitter-friendly parks of the California League, parlaying a .306/.435/.626 line with Double-A Mobile into the opportunity to serve as the D-Backs everyday first baseman down the stretch and in the playoffs. As expected, Goldschmidt's strikeout rate jumped upon his promotion to the big leagues, but he continued to display plus power while hitting a couple of clutch homers in the team's postseason push before delivering a 7-for-16 mark with a pair of homers in the Divisional Series against the Brewers. While he may not be a .300 hitter in the big leagues, Goldschmidt should be an immediate 30-homer threat with an opportunity to lock down a spot near the middle of the D-Backs' lineup.