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Paul Goldschmidt

28-Year-Old First Baseman – Arizona Diamondbacks

2016 Stats

AVG

.303

HR

20

RBI

78

R

86

SB

21

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Simply put, Goldschmidt is the best first baseman in fantasy baseball. Few players combine batting average, power and speed the way Goldy does. In 2015, his batting average was good for third in the N...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 225   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.

August 28, 2016  –  Paul Goldschmidt News

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Goldschmidt is out of Sunday's lineup versus the Reds, Jody Jackson of Fox Sports Arizona reports.

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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 109 475 406 75 122 59 39 1 19 69 9 3 64 110 0 3 2 .300 .396 .542 .938
2015 27 MAJ ARI 159 694 567 103 182 73 38 2 33 110 21 5 118 151 0 7 2 .321 .435 .570 1.005
2016 28 MAJ ARI 128 572 468 86 142 50 27 3 20 78 21 5 93 115 0 6 5 .303 .420 .502 .922
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3-Year Averages     142 625 525 93 162 68 37 2 29 101 15 5 93 135 0 5 2 .309 .411 .552 .964
Career  (View All)     749 3,214 2,713 477 814 339 192 11 136 490 88 23 454 704 0 31 16 .300 .400 .529 .929

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Paul Goldschmidt Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 28 Cin Did not play.
Aug. 27 Cin 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .420 .502 .922
Aug. 26 Cin 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .305 .421 .504 .925
Aug. 25 Atl 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .421 .505 .926
Aug. 24 Atl 6 3 3 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .304 .422 .508 .930
Aug. 23 Atl 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .422 .501 .923
Aug. 22 Atl 4 2 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .304 .423 .504 .927
Aug. 21 @SD 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .421 .495 .916
Aug. 20 @SD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .423 .498 .921
Aug. 19 @SD 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 .301 .422 .500 .922
Aug. 18 @SD 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .301 .419 .501 .920
Aug. 17 NYM 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .419 .503 .922
Aug. 16 NYM 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .414 .501 .915
Aug. 15 NYM 4 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .414 .501 .915
Aug. 14 @Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .410 .492 .902
Aug. 13 @Bos 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .297 .413 .496 .909
Aug. 12 @Bos 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .413 .499 .912
Aug. 11 @NYM 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .299 .413 .501 .914
Aug. 10 @NYM 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 .297 .409 .498 .907
Aug. 9 @NYM 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .409 .495 .904
Aug. 7 Mil 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .408 .488 .896
Aug. 6 Mil 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .408 .491 .899
Aug. 5 Mil 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .411 .492 .903
Aug. 3 Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .409 .494 .903
Aug. 2 Was 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .412 .499 .911
Aug. 1 Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .410 .495 .905
Jul. 31 @LAD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .413 .499 .912
Jul. 30 @LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .414 .503 .917
Jul. 29 @LAD 4 1 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .418 .508 .926
Jul. 28 @Mil 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .415 .503 .918
Last 7 Games 24 7 9 0 0 2 4 1 6 2 0 0 1 0 .375 .385 .625 1.010
Last 14 Games 47 17 18 2 1 2 4 12 10 4 0 0 2 0 .383 .492 .596 1.088
Last 30 Games 105 26 35 7 1 3 13 23 21 7 1 0 2 0 .333 .446 .505 .951

Paul Goldschmidt: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 127 1
2015 157 2
2014 109
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
201698206204.337.5921.080
20151212082410.364.6201.081
201473143101.384.5891.115

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201637066145817.295.478.878
201544683258611.309.556.984
20143336116598.282.532.894

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201624454144510.307.557.966
201526458135412.341.5911.071
20142044210366.304.559.963

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162243263311.299.442.873
20153034520569.304.551.943
2014202339333.297.525.912
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 475 406 13.5% 23.2% 0.58 73% .372 .242
2015 27 MAJ ARI 694 567 17% 21.8% 0.78 73% .389 .249
2016 28 MAJ ARI 572 468 16.3% 20.1% 0.81 75% .366 .199
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3-Year Averages     625 525 14.9% 21.6% 0.69 74% .368 .243
Career     3,214 2,713 14.1% 21.9% 0.64 74% .362 .229

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2016 Stat Review for Paul Goldschmidt    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.303 AVG
ELITE
75% Contact Rate
POOR
.366 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.502 SLG
GREAT
.199 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.81 BB/K
ELITE
16.3% BB Rate
ELITE
20.1% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.922 OPS
ELITE
.420 OBP
ELITE

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Paul Goldschmidt: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Goldschmidt went 3-for-6 with his 20th homer, 20th steal, two RBI and three runs in Wednesday's 11-inning victory over the Braves.

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Goldschmidt went 3-for-4 with a walkoff solo home run, two two RBI and two runs in Monday's win over the Braves.

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Goldschmidt went 2-for-2 with three walks and four runs in Wednesday's win over the Mets.

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Goldschmidt doubled, tripled and scored three times in a 3-for-4 game with a walk Monday against the Mets.

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Goldschmidt went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in a 5-3 win over the Mets on Tuesday.

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Goldschmidt went 1-for-4 with his 17th home run of the season in Sunday's win over the Reds.

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Goldschmidt went 2-for-5 with a solo homer, a steal and two runs Sunday against the Giants.

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Goldschmidt went 2-for-5 with four RBI in Sunday's loss to the Rockies.

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Goldschmidt reached base four times in Wednesday's loss to the Blue Jays, going 2-for-2 with two walks.

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Goldschmidt is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Phillies, reports MLB.com's Steve Gilbert.

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Goldschmidt went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer in Saturday's 4-1 victory over the Phillies.

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Goldschmidt went 3-for-5 with a double, solo homer and two runs in Friday's 10-2 victory over the Phillies.

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Goldschmidt went 1-for-4 with his 12th home run of the season in Monday's win over the Dodgers.

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Goldschmidt went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a pair of runs scored in Sunday's win over the Marlins.

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Goldschmidt hit his 11th home run as part of a 3-for-4 game with two runs scored and two RBI in Tuesday’s win over Tampa Bay.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Last season was a mirror image of 2013 for the fantasy stud in terms of his batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage. That is where the good news ends. Goldschmidt missed 51 games with a broken hand and was unavailable to owners for the final two months of the season. At the point of his injury, his RBI total was just 55 percent of what it was in 2013 because the team around him was rather awful. With a full season, he would have likely matched his stolen base total from 2013 and swiped at least 10 bases for a third straight season, as a first baseman. Even for a young player, Goldschmidt’s skills are stable. His strikeout rate is slightly below league average, but he offsets that with a well-above-league-average walk rate. He doesn’t get himself into trouble chasing pitches and in a time where offense is tapering off, this guy flat out rakes. Goldschmidt is first-round material again in 2015.

2014

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 was capable of, and MVP voters took note, as he finished second to Andrew McCutchen for the honors during the offseason. He's the biggest constant in the batting order, and 2014 figures to be another outstanding campaign for the 26-year-old stud, as his contributions as a five-category player will make him the first player off the board at his position in many leagues this spring.

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.