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Paul Goldschmidt

30-Year-Old First Baseman – Arizona Diamondbacks

2017 Stats

AVG

.297

HR

36

RBI

120

R

117

SB

18

2018 RotoWire Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Only Charlie Blackmon, Giancarlo Stanton, and Aaron Judge outearned Goldschmidt last season. The overall numbers picked up where 2015 left off after the slight power hiccup in 2016. The only thing tha...

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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.

October 5, 2017  –  Paul Goldschmidt News

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Goldschmidt went 2-for-5 with a three-run home run Wednesday in the Diamondbacks' 11-8 win over the Rockies in the National League wild-card game.

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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 158 704 579 106 172 60 33 3 24 95 32 5 110 150 0 8 7 .297 .411 .489 .900
2017 29 MAJ ARI 155 664 558 117 166 73 34 3 36 120 18 5 94 147 0 4 8 .297 .404 .563 .967
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3-Year Averages     157 686 568 108 173 68 35 2 31 108 23 5 107 149 0 6 5 .305 .415 .537 .952
Career  (View All)     934 4,010 3,382 614 1,010 422 232 14 176 627 117 28 565 886 0 37 26 .299 .399 .532 .931

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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
Oct. 1 @KC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .404 .563 .967
Sep. 30 @KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .405 .565 .970
Sep. 29 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .406 .568 .974
Sep. 27 SF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .408 .572 .980
Sep. 26 SF 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .411 .576 .987
Sep. 25 SF Did not play.
Sep. 24 Mia 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .412 .579 .991
Sep. 23 Mia 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .413 .583 .996
Sep. 22 Mia 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .413 .579 .992
Sep. 20 @SD 3 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 .305 .410 .576 .986
Sep. 19 @SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .408 .576 .984
Sep. 18 @SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .411 .580 .991
Sep. 17 @SF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .414 .585 .999
Sep. 16 @SF 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .415 .587 1.002
Sep. 15 @SF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .416 .584 1.000
Sep. 14 Col 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .417 .587 1.004
Sep. 13 Col 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .416 .588 1.004
Sep. 12 Col 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .416 .587 1.003
Sep. 11 Col 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .418 .592 1.010
Sep. 10 SD 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .312 .421 .596 1.017
Sep. 9 SD 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .422 .593 1.015
Sep. 8 SD Did not play.
Sep. 6 @LAD Did not play.
Sep. 5 @LAD Did not play.
Sep. 4 @LAD Did not play.
Sep. 3 @Col Did not play.
Sep. 2 @Col 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .314 .424 .597 1.021
Sep. 1 @Col 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .317 .428 .603 1.031
Aug. 31 LAD 4 1 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .428 .607 1.035
Aug. 30 LAD 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .428 .604 1.032
Last 7 Games 21 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 .048 .130 .048 .178
Last 14 Games 46 10 8 1 0 2 7 6 13 1 0 0 1 0 .174 .264 .326 .590
Last 30 Games 89 19 17 4 0 4 15 10 27 1 0 0 1 0 .191 .270 .371 .641

Paul Goldschmidt: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 151 2
2016 157 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
20171322610307.311.5911.013
20161252862412.352.5761.070
20151212082410.364.6201.081

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201742691269011.293.554.952
201645478187120.282.465.850
201544683258611.309.556.984

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172747220619.321.6391.082
201629265155017.298.524.929
201526458135412.341.5911.071

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172844516599.275.489.852
20162874194515.296.453.869
20153034520569.304.551.943
Paul Goldschmidt vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

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% .385 .292
2011 23 AA MOB 457 366 17.9% 20.1% 0.89 75% .331 .320
2011 23 MAJ ARI 177 156 11.3% 29.9% 0.38 66% .323 .224
2012 24 MAJ ARI 587 514 10.2% 22.1% 0.46 75% .340 .204
2013 25 MAJ ARI 709 602 14% 20.5% 0.68 76% .343 .249
2014 26 MAJ ARI 475 406 13.5% 23.2% 0.58 73% .368 .242
2015 27 MAJ ARI 694 567 17% 21.8% 0.78 73% .382 .249
2016 28 MAJ ARI 704 579 15.6% 21.3% 0.73 74% .358 .192
2017 29 MAJ ARI 664 558 14.2% 22.1% 0.64 74% .343 .266
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3-Year Averages     686 568 15.6% 21.7% 0.72 74% .360 .232
Career     4,010 3,382 14.1% 22.1% 0.64 74% .354 .233

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Paul Goldschmidt Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 1B 1381.7 17 159 16 1 16 721 4 338 1 2 4 10
2016 1B 1389.3 2 175 4 0 2 725 -4 396 3 -2 0 6
2017 1B 1292 7 128 10 -1 8 678 7 484 6 -1 4 8
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 1B 2 0 4 12 0 18
2016 1B 1 1 1 1 0 4
2017 1B 1 1 3 5 0 10

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2017 Stat Review for Paul Goldschmidt    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.64 BB/K
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14.2% BB Rate
ELITE
22.1% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.967 OPS
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.404 OBP
ELITE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.297 AVG
GREAT
.343 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.563 SLG
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.266 ISO
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2018 Projected Stats Breakdown for Paul Goldschmidt

Overall Ratings

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

Goldschmidt is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Giants.

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Goldschmidt went 1-for-3 with a three-run home run and a walk in Saturday's 12-6 loss to the Marlins.

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Goldschmidt went 2-for-3 with a double, two walks and three runs in Friday's 13-11 win over the Marlins.

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Goldschmidt went 2-for-3 with a walk, two RBI, one run and a stolen base in Wednesday's 13-7 win over the Padres.

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Goldschmidt went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in Saturday's win over San Francisco.

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Goldschmidt went 2-for-4 with a double and a run in Wednesday's 8-2 win over the Rockies.

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Goldschmidt went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Sunday's win over the Padres.

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Goldschmidt (elbow) is back in the lineup Saturday against the Padres.

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Goldschmidt (elbow) participated in baseball activities prior to Friday's game against the Padres.

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Goldschmidt (elbow) isn't in the lineup Friday against the Padres.

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Goldschmidt (elbow) believes he could return to the lineup Friday against the Padres, Steve Gilbert of MLB.com reports.

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Goldschmidt (elbow) is not in Wednesday's lineup against the Dodgers.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2017

If a .297/.411/.489 slash line with 24 home runs and 95 RBI can be considered a down year, then you know just how good Goldschmidt has been across his six MLB seasons. In 2015, Goldschmidt slashed an absurd .321/.435/.570 with 33 home runs and 110 RBI. Expecting a repeat of those numbers might have been unfair, but that is the standard Goldschmidt has set. On a positive note, he scored 106 runs in 2016, up from 103 in 2015. He also went from 21 stolen bases in 2015 to 32 in 2016. It is his speed and base-stealing acumen that really makes Goldschmidt a special player in fantasy. It is unclear if he will run as much under new manager Torey Lovullo, but considering he upped his success rate from 80.8 percent to 86.5 percent last season, it seems likely that he will have the green light more often than not. Coming off that "down" year, Goldschmidt is no longer a lock to go in the top-five, but he is the clear top player at his position and still has all the tools to finish the year as a top-five player in fantasy.

2016

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 National League, his 33 home runs placed fifth in the circuit, the 118 RBI were second in the NL and he chipped in 21 stolen bases (14th in the NL). All of this came as Goldy played in 159 games, a year after he played in just 109 games due to a hand injury. At just 28 years old, Goldschmidt is in the early stages of his peak years, so his production should remain at this level for a while. Owners may find it hard to pass on the likes of Mike Trout and Bryce Harper with a top-two pick, but Goldschmidt deserves consideration there, and he will come off the board in the first five picks in almost all mixed league drafts.

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.