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Paul Goldschmidt
.300 19 69
Team: ArizonaHt / Wt: 6-3 / 225 NFBC ADP: 4.83
Position: 1BBorn: 9/10/1987 Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 8th Round by Diamondbacks (2009)

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Aug. 2 1:20 PM PT2:20 PM MT3:20 PM CT4:20 PM ET16:20 ET20:20 GMT4:20 1:20 PM MST3:20 PM EST3:50 PM VEN0:20 UAE (+1)3:20 PM CT-Goldschmidt is going to miss the rest of the season because of a broken left hand. Manager Kirk Gibson announced the news Sunday, two days after Goldschmidt was hit by a pitch from Pittsburgh reliever Ernesto Frieri.
Analysis: Gibson put Goldschmidt's rehabilitation timetable at eight weeks, with the season ending in late September. No surgery is expected. Goldschmidt hit .300 with 19 home runs and 69 RBIs this season. A two-time All-Star, he led the NL with 125 RBIs last year and tied for the league lead with 36 homers while batting .302. Goldschmidt turns 27 next month. The Diamondbacks used Mark Trumbo at first base on Sunday and will rotate players at the position the rest of the season.
July 31 3:19 PM PT4:19 PM MT5:19 PM CT6:19 PM ET18:19 ET22:19 GMT6:19 3:19 PM MST5:19 PM EST5:49 PM VEN2:19 UAE (+1)5:19 PM CT-Goldschmidt connected for his 19th home run of the year in a 5-4 win at Cincinnati on Wednesday.
Analysis: Goldschmidt owns an OPS of 1.027 over his last 24 games with 16 RBIs.
July 20 11:26 AM PT12:26 PM MT1:26 PM CT2:26 PM ET14:26 ET18:26 GMT2:26 11:26 AM MST1:26 PM EST1:56 PM VEN22:26 UAE1:26 PM CT-Goldschmidt went 3 for 3 with three runs batted in Saturday. He also scored three runs and walked twice, raising his batting average to .314.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is a stud who is 11 for 23 against the lowly Cubs entering Sunday's tilt.
July 13 1:28 PM PT2:28 PM MT3:28 PM CT4:28 PM ET16:28 ET20:28 GMT4:28 1:28 PM MST3:28 PM EST3:58 PM VEN0:28 UAE (+1)3:28 PM CT-Goldschmidt extended his hit streak to 11 games in a 2-0 win over San Francisco on Saturday.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is 17 for 39 (.436) during his streak with eight doubles, one triple, one homer and eight RBIs. He has also reached base safely in a career-high 32 straight games. That's the longest string by a Diamondbacks player since Orlando Hudson went 33 in a row in 2007.
July 10 3:30 PM PT4:30 PM MT5:30 PM CT6:30 PM ET18:30 ET22:30 GMT6:30 3:30 PM MST5:30 PM EST6:00 PM VEN2:30 UAE (+1)5:30 PM CT-Goldschmidt hit a walkoff two-run double in Wednesday's 4-3, 10-inning win over Miami.
Analysis: Goldschmidt has hit safely in all nine games this month, going 15 for 32 with nine extra-base hits and eight RBIs.
July 8 2:16 PM PT3:16 PM MT4:16 PM CT5:16 PM ET17:16 ET21:16 GMT5:16 2:16 PM MST4:16 PM EST4:46 PM VEN1:16 UAE (+1)4:16 PM CT-Goldschmidt was 2 for 3 with his major league-leading 33rd double of the season and his 59th RBI in Monday's 9-1 win over the Marlins.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is batting a scorching .520 (13 for 25) with seven extra-base hits and six RBIs during a seven-game hitting streak.
July 7 1:43 PM PT2:43 PM MT3:43 PM CT4:43 PM ET16:43 ET20:43 GMT4:43 1:43 PM MST3:43 PM EST4:13 PM VEN0:43 UAE (+1)3:43 PM CT-Goldschmidt drilled a two-run homer Sunday.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is sizzling with 11 hits in his last 22 ABs.
July 4 3:44 PM PT4:44 PM MT5:44 PM CT6:44 PM ET18:44 ET22:44 GMT6:44 3:44 PM MST5:44 PM EST6:14 PM VEN2:44 UAE (+1)5:44 PM CT-Goldschmidt put forth his third straight multihit performance, going 2 for 4 with his 30th double and first triple this season in Thursday's 10-2 win at Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is 7 for 11 over his last three games after going 1 for 19 in his previous seven, though he also walked 14 times in that span.
July 3 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET18:52 ET22:52 GMT6:52 3:52 PM MST5:52 PM EST6:22 PM VEN2:52 UAE (+1)5:52 PM CT-Goldschmidt was 3 for 4 with a double in Wednesday's loss to Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Goldschmidt's 29 doubles tied him with Jonathan Lucroy for the NL lead entering Thursday.
June 11 1:13 PM PT2:13 PM MT3:13 PM CT4:13 PM ET16:13 ET20:13 GMT4:13 1:13 PM MST3:13 PM EST3:43 PM VEN0:13 UAE (+1)3:13 PM CT-Goldschmidt went 2 for 3 with his 13th home run in a 4-1 win over Houston on Tuesday.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is 10 for 25 with three homers and 10 RBIs in his last seven games.
May 29 3:34 PM PT4:34 PM MT5:34 PM CT6:34 PM ET18:34 ET22:34 GMT6:34 3:34 PM MST5:34 PM EST6:04 PM VEN2:34 UAE (+1)5:34 PM CT-Goldschmidt went 3 for 5 with a home run, double and three RBIs in Wednesday's 12-6 win over San Diego.
Analysis: Goldschmidt had been 6 for 33 (.182) with no homers and two RBIs over his previous nine games. He has 10 home runs on the season.
May 18 12:51 PM PT1:51 PM MT2:51 PM CT3:51 PM ET15:51 ET19:51 GMT3:51 12:51 PM MST2:51 PM EST3:21 PM VEN23:51 UAE2:51 PM CT-Goldschmidt hit two home runs, two doubles and drove in six runs Saturday in an 18-7 win over the Dodgers.
Analysis: Goldschmidt showed why he's one of the game's top sluggers. He had been 3 for 26 without a homer over his prior seven contests.
May 8 12:12 PM PT1:12 PM MT2:12 PM CT3:12 PM ET15:12 ET19:12 GMT3:12 12:12 PM MST2:12 PM EST2:42 PM VEN23:12 UAE2:12 PM CT-Goldschmidt went 2 for 5 with a two-run homer in Wednesday's 3-2 win at Milwaukee.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is batting .450 with four homers in his last nine games.
May 7 1:22 PM PT2:22 PM MT3:22 PM CT4:22 PM ET16:22 ET20:22 GMT4:22 1:22 PM MST3:22 PM EST3:52 PM VEN0:22 UAE (+1)3:22 PM CT-Goldschmidt was 3 for 5 with his sixth home run of the season on Tuesday at Milwaukee, extending his hitting streak to eight games.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is hitting .457 with three homers during his hitting streak, already his third of five or more games this season.
May 5 11:09 AM PT12:09 PM MT1:09 PM CT2:09 PM ET14:09 ET18:09 GMT2:09 11:09 AM MST1:09 PM EST1:39 PM VEN22:09 UAE1:09 PM CT-Goldschmidt went 2 for 3 with a homer and a steal in Sunday's 4-3 walkoff loss at San Diego.
Analysis: Goldschmidt has hit safely in each of the last six games, a stretch during which he's gone 11 for 25 with two long balls. He remains one of the best hitters in the game.
May 1 2:47 PM PT3:47 PM MT4:47 PM CT5:47 PM ET17:47 ET21:47 GMT5:47 2:47 PM MST4:47 PM EST5:17 PM VEN1:47 UAE (+1)4:47 PM CT-Goldschmidt was 2 for 5 with his fourth homer of the season and his first in 13 games on Wednesday against Colorado.
Analysis: Goldschmidt has reached base in all but two of his 31 games, though his .368 on-base percentage doesn't even rank him among baseball's top 30.
Apr. 29 9:36 AM PT10:36 AM MT11:36 AM CT12:36 PM ET12:36 ET16:36 GMT0:36 9:36 AM MST11:36 AM EST12:06 PM VEN20:36 UAE11:36 AM CT-Goldschmidt had three hits and drove in a run in an 8-5 loss to Colorado on Monday.
Analysis: Goldschmidt, batting .322, had gone back-to-back games without a hit for the first time this season before Monday's performance.
Apr. 24 1:05 PM PT2:05 PM MT3:05 PM CT4:05 PM ET16:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 1:05 PM MST3:05 PM EST3:35 PM VEN0:05 UAE (+1)3:05 PM CT-Goldschmidt has reached base safely in 23 of 24 games after going 2 for 5 with his ninth double on Wednesday against the Cubs.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is hitting an abnormal .403 on balls hit in play, so his numbers are likely to come down some. Either way, he'll still remain one of the most valuable commodities in fantasy.
Apr. 22 9:25 AM PT10:25 AM MT11:25 AM CT12:25 PM ET12:25 ET16:25 GMT0:25 9:25 AM MST11:25 AM EST11:55 AM VEN20:25 UAE11:25 AM CT-Goldschmidt had a season-high three hits in a 5-1 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Monday.
Analysis: The Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman, batting .333 this season, is 10 for 27 (.370) in his last seven games.
Apr. 19 11:40 AM PT12:40 PM MT1:40 PM CT2:40 PM ET14:40 ET18:40 GMT2:40 11:40 AM MST1:40 PM EST2:10 PM VEN22:40 UAE1:40 PM CT-Goldschmidt went 0 for 4 Friday.
Analysis: Goldschmidt has been awful against the Dodgers, going 6 for 27 with seven strikeouts.
Apr. 10 4:09 PM PT5:09 PM MT6:09 PM CT7:09 PM ET19:09 ET23:09 GMT7:09 4:09 PM MST6:09 PM EST6:39 PM VEN3:09 UAE (+1)6:09 PM CT-Goldschmidt hit a three-run homer and sacrifice fly to pound Tim Lincecum again, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 7-3 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is batting .542 (13-for-24) with seven homers and 17 RBIs all-time against Lincecum, including a two-run homer last week at Chase Field. He's batting .381 with two homers and eight RBIs in his first 11 games this season. Goldschmidt has hit safely in 10 of those contests.
Apr. 6 12:59 PM PT1:59 PM MT2:59 PM CT3:59 PM ET15:59 ET19:59 GMT3:59 12:59 PM MST2:59 PM EST3:29 PM VEN23:59 UAE2:59 PM CT-Goldschmidt had his 26-game hitting streak snapped in a 9-4 loss to Colorado on Saturday.
Analysis: He went 0-for-2 with two walks as the Diamondbacks fell to 1-7. Goldschmidt was 12 for 29 (.414) with four doubles in his first seven games this season.
Apr. 4 4:13 PM PT5:13 PM MT6:13 PM CT7:13 PM ET19:13 ET23:13 GMT7:13 4:13 PM MST6:13 PM EST6:43 PM VEN3:13 UAE (+1)6:13 PM CT-Goldschmidt extended his hit streak to 25 games in an 8-5 loss to San Francisco on Thursday.
Analysis: Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer and singled to secure the second-longest streak in Arizona Diamondbacks history. He's 11 for 26 (.423) with four doubles and three RBIs in his first six games this season.
Apr. 3 10:47 AM PT11:47 AM MT12:47 PM CT1:47 PM ET13:47 ET17:47 GMT1:47 10:47 AM MST12:47 PM EST1:17 PM VEN21:47 UAE12:47 PM CT-With his seventh-inning double Wednesday, Goldschmidt extended his hitting streak to 24 games, tying Tony Womack for second in franchise history behind Luis Gonzalez (30 games).
Analysis: He's hitting .392 in the run.
Mar. 23 3:55 PM PT4:55 PM MT5:55 PM CT6:55 PM ET18:55 ET22:55 GMT6:55 3:55 PM MST5:55 PM EST6:25 PM VEN2:55 UAE (+1)4:55 PM CT-Goldschmidt went 4 for 9 in the two-game season-opening series in Australia against the Dodgers.
Analysis: Goldschmidt had no RBIs. He had 125 last year.

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