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Paul Goldschmidt
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Team: ArizonaHt / Wt: 6-3 / 225 NFBC ADP: 6.01
Position: 1BBorn: 9/10/1987 Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 8th Round by Diamondbacks (2009)

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Oct. 1 8:16 PM PT9:16 PM MT10:16 PM CT11:16 PM ET23:16 ET3:16 GMT11:16 8:16 PM MST10:16 PM EST10:46 PM VEN7:16 UAE (+1)10:16 PM CT-Goldshmidt walked twice and stole a career-high three bases in Saturday's win over San Diego, giving him 32 on the season. He became the sixth first baseman in major league history to reach 30 in a season, the first since Jeff Bagwell had 31 in 1997.
Analysis: Goldschmidt has 32 stolen bases, fourth among first baseman in major league history. Only Rod Carew (48), Greg Jefferies (46) and Gerald Perry (40) have more. He needs five RBIs in the season finale to reach 100 for the second straight season.
Oct. 1 9:39 AM PT10:39 AM MT11:39 AM CT12:39 PM ET12:39 ET16:39 GMT0:39 9:39 AM MST11:39 AM EST12:09 PM VEN20:39 UAE11:39 AM CT-Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer in Friday's win over the Padres.
Analysis: Goldschmidt has recorded four homers and seven RBIs in his last three games versus the Padres and has a career-high 14 RBIs versus them this season.
Sep. 22 9:28 AM PT10:28 AM MT11:28 AM CT12:28 PM ET12:28 ET16:28 GMT0:28 9:28 AM MST11:28 AM EST11:58 AM VEN20:28 UAE11:28 AM CT-Goldschmidt homered twice, including a go-ahead, two-run shot in the sixth inning in a 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Goldschmidt has three homers in his last two games and has a 1.004 OPS in his last 10.
Sep. 21 10:02 AM PT11:02 AM MT12:02 PM CT1:02 PM ET13:02 ET17:02 GMT1:02 10:02 AM MST12:02 PM EST12:32 PM VEN21:02 UAE12:02 PM CT-Goldschmidt found his groove at the plate on Tuesday, going 2 for 4 with a home run in a 5-2 loss at San Diego.
Analysis: Goldschmidt had been 3 for 22 with 10 strikeouts over his previous five games.
Sep. 14 10:37 AM PT11:37 AM MT12:37 PM CT1:37 PM ET13:37 ET17:37 GMT1:37 10:37 AM MST12:37 PM EST1:07 PM VEN21:37 UAE12:37 PM CT-Goldschmidt had three hits, scored three runs, stole his 25th base and drove in a run Tuesday.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is 4 for 6 with five runs scored through two games of this series versus the Rockies. He's hit .396 in his last 12 games against them with 13 RBIs and 15 runs.
Sep. 8 9:19 AM PT10:19 AM MT11:19 AM CT12:19 PM ET12:19 ET16:19 GMT0:19 9:19 AM MST11:19 AM EST11:49 AM VEN20:19 UAE11:19 AM CT-Goldschmidt took a step in the right direction on Wednesday when he went 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI in a 3-1 loss at Dodger Stadium.
Analysis: The star slugger had been 4 for 28 (.143) over his previous eight games.
Sep. 7 10:16 AM PT11:16 AM MT12:16 PM CT1:16 PM ET13:16 ET17:16 GMT1:16 10:16 AM MST12:16 PM EST12:46 PM VEN21:16 UAE12:16 PM CT-Goldschmidt had a single Tuesday but also struck out three times.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is 1 for 11 with seven Ks in his last three games and batting .143 in his last eight.
Sep. 5 11:33 AM PT12:33 PM MT1:33 PM CT2:33 PM ET14:33 ET18:33 GMT2:33 11:33 AM MST1:33 PM EST2:03 PM VEN22:33 UAE1:33 PM CT-Goldschmidt failed to reach base for the first time in 51 games Sunday.
Analysis: Goldschmidt went 0 for 4 but did notch his 81st RBI with a sacrifice fly.
Sep. 3 9:40 AM PT10:40 AM MT11:40 AM CT12:40 PM ET12:40 ET16:40 GMT0:40 9:40 AM MST11:40 AM EST12:10 PM VEN20:40 UAE11:40 AM CT-Goldschmidt had an RBI double, stole two bases and scored a run in Friday's loss at Colorado.
Analysis: Goldschmidt has reached base in 49 straight games against the Rockies - the longest streak ever against Colorado. He has a .481 OBP in that span. He has a 16-game hitting streak at Coors Field, driving in 16 runs and scoring 14.
Aug. 31 4:57 PM PT5:57 PM MT6:57 PM CT7:57 PM ET19:57 ET23:57 GMT7:57 4:57 PM MST6:57 PM EST7:27 PM VEN3:57 UAE (+1)6:57 PM CT-Goldschmidt singled and walked in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Giants.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is 1 for 8 with two walks in his last three games but is batting .448 with six extra-base hits and nine RBIs in seven contests this season at Coors Field, where the Diamondbacks play Friday. However, he is just 5 for 21 against Jorge De La Rosa, the scheduled starter for the series opener.
Aug. 26 9:11 AM PT10:11 AM MT11:11 AM CT12:11 PM ET12:11 ET16:11 GMT0:11 9:11 AM MST11:11 AM EST11:41 AM VEN20:11 UAE11:11 AM CT-Goldschmidt broke up Matt Wisler's no-hit bid with a leadoff single in the seventh inning Thursday against Atlanta. Goldschmidt scored on Chris Owings' groundout.
Analysis: In 17 games since Aug. 9, Goldschmidt is batting .377 with a .500 OBP. The Diamondbacks begin a series with the Reds on Friday, and Goldschmidt is 1 for 11 for six walks in his last four games in the series. His .252 career average versus the Reds is his second-worst against any NL team.
Aug. 25 10:37 AM PT11:37 AM MT12:37 PM CT1:37 PM ET13:37 ET17:37 GMT1:37 10:37 AM MST12:37 PM EST1:07 PM VEN21:37 UAE12:37 PM CT-Goldschmidt homered among his three hits and scored three times in Wednesday's 10-9, 11-inning win over the Braves.
Analysis: Goldschmidt became the third first baseman since 1974 to record 20 doubles, 20 homers and 20 stolen bases in consecutive seasons, along with Jeff Bagwell in 1996-97 and Ryan Klesko in 2000-01.
Aug. 23 9:03 AM PT10:03 AM MT11:03 AM CT12:03 PM ET12:03 ET16:03 GMT0:03 9:03 AM MST11:03 AM EST11:33 AM VEN20:03 UAE11:03 AM CT-Goldschmidt hit his fourth career walkoff homer in Monday's 9-8 victory over Atlanta, finishing 3 for 4 with two RBIs and two runs scored.
Analysis: It was just the slugger's second homer in 27 games. However, he's batting .354 with 23 runs in that span.
Aug. 18 11:01 AM PT12:01 PM MT1:01 PM CT2:01 PM ET14:01 ET18:01 GMT2:01 11:01 AM MST1:01 PM EST1:31 PM VEN22:01 UAE1:01 PM CT-Goldschmidt reached base in all five plate appearances Wednesday and scored four runs in a rout of the Mets.
Analysis: The slugger has only one homer in his last 22 games but has reached base in 12 straight, posting a .509 OBP with 15 runs scored.
Aug. 16 10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET13:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 AM MST12:00 PM EST12:30 PM VEN21:00 UAE12:00 PM CT-Goldschmidt came up a home run shy of the cycle and scored three times in Monday's win over the Mets.
Analysis: Goldschmidt, who had been 1 for 10 in his previous three games, is 9 for 15 with five extra-base hits in four games against the Mets this year.
Aug. 12 9:12 AM PT10:12 AM MT11:12 AM CT12:12 PM ET12:12 ET16:12 GMT0:12 9:12 AM MST11:12 AM EST11:42 AM VEN20:12 UAE11:12 AM CT-Goldschmidt had two hits, two walks and stole two bases Thursday in Arizona's 9-0 rout of the Mets.
Analysis: Goldschmidt has recorded three straight two-hit games after going 2 for 15 in his previous four. He'll get his first look at Boston's David Price on Friday, and is batting just .235 with eight strikeouts in his last 17 at-bats against lefties.
Aug. 10 8:48 PM PT9:48 PM MT10:48 PM CT11:48 PM ET23:48 ET3:48 GMT11:48 8:48 PM MST10:48 PM EST11:18 PM VEN7:48 UAE (+1)10:48 PM CT-Goldschmidt came up big Wednesday, going 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs in a 3-2, 12-inning win over the Mets.
Analysis: Goldschmidt appears to be heating up with four hits and four RBIs over his last two games. However, he's only hit one home run over his last 15.
Aug. 3 10:12 PM PT11:12 PM MT12:12 AM CT1:12 AM ET1:12 ET5:12 GMT13:12 10:12 PM MST12:12 AM EST12:42 AM VEN9:12 UAE12:12 AM CT-Goldschmidt busted out of a slump with three hits in Tuesday's 10-4 loss to Washington.
Analysis: Goldschmidt, who entered the day in an 0-for-11 skid, is 14 for 36 (.389) over his last nine games.
July 30 2:23 PM PT3:23 PM MT4:23 PM CT5:23 PM ET17:23 ET21:23 GMT5:23 2:23 PM MST4:23 PM EST4:53 PM VEN1:23 UAE (+1)4:23 PM CT-Goldschmidt was 3 for 4 with three RBIs in Friday's loss to the Dodgers.
Analysis: The star first baseman is batting .480 with six RBIs in his last six games. He's driven in 11 runs in 10 games against the Dodgers this year.
July 27 8:28 AM PT9:28 AM MT10:28 AM CT11:28 AM ET11:28 ET15:28 GMT23:28 8:28 AM MST10:28 AM EST10:58 AM VEN19:28 UAE10:28 AM CT-Goldschmidt went 2 for 5 with two RBIs on Tuesday.
Analysis: He's 6 for 14 with a homer over his last three games after going 3 for 20 in his previous six contests.
July 26 2:34 PM PT3:34 PM MT4:34 PM CT5:34 PM ET17:34 ET21:34 GMT5:34 2:34 PM MST4:34 PM EST5:04 PM VEN1:34 UAE (+1)4:34 PM CT-Goldschmidt collected three hits in Monday's loss at Milwaukee.
Analysis: After going through a 2-for-16 slump, Goldschmidt got back on track by returning to one of his favorite venues. The All-Star first baseman owns a sizzling .518 average, seven home runs and 17 RBIs in 13 career games at Miller Park, where he owns a 10-game hitting streak.
July 24 4:51 PM PT5:51 PM MT6:51 PM CT7:51 PM ET19:51 ET23:51 GMT7:51 4:51 PM MST6:51 PM EST7:21 PM VEN3:51 UAE (+1)6:51 PM CT-Goldschmidt socked his 17th home run in Sunday's 9-8 win at Cincinnati.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is certainly due for a power surge after hitting just two home runs over his previous 26 games.
July 18 11:00 AM PT12:00 PM MT1:00 PM CT2:00 PM ET14:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 AM MST1:00 PM EST1:30 PM VEN22:00 UAE1:00 PM CT-Goldschmidt was 1 for 3 with a run, walk and stolen base in the Diamondbacks' 6-5 win over the Dodgers on Sunday.
Analysis: Arizona begins a series with the Blue Jays on Tuesday, and Goldschmidt is batting .349 with three homers and three doubles in 12 games against interleague teams this season.
July 16 9:39 AM PT10:39 AM MT11:39 AM CT12:39 PM ET12:39 ET16:39 GMT0:39 9:39 AM MST11:39 AM EST12:09 PM VEN20:39 UAE11:39 AM CT-Goldschmidt had a strong return from the All-Star break as the Diamondbacks lost to the Dodgers on Friday, going 3 for 5 with a homer, three RBIs and a stolen base.
Analysis: The star first baseman is batting .400 during Arizona's five-game losing streak.
July 9 10:55 PM PT11:55 PM MT12:55 AM CT1:55 AM ET1:55 ET5:55 GMT13:55 10:55 PM MST12:55 AM EST1:25 AM VEN9:55 UAE12:55 AM CT-Goldschmidt had two hits Friday.
Analysis: He is batting .356 with 25 RBIs and 23 runs scored in his last 29 games.
July 7 9:00 AM PT10:00 AM MT11:00 AM CT12:00 PM ET12:00 ET16:00 GMT0:00 9:00 AM MST11:00 AM EST11:30 AM VEN20:00 UAE11:00 AM CT-Goldschmidt doubled twice and scored twice in Wednesday's loss to the Padres.
Analysis: Goldschmidt has scored six runs in the past four games to tie Jean Segura for the team led with 51, but the slugger has homered only once in his last 16 games.
July 5 5:06 PM PT6:06 PM MT7:06 PM CT8:06 PM ET20:06 ET0:06 GMT8:06 5:06 PM MST7:06 PM EST7:36 PM VEN4:06 UAE (+1)7:06 PM CT-Goldschmidt was selected a reserve to the NL All-Star team.
Analysis: Goldschmidt ranks second among NL first basemen in OPS (.968) and RBIs (56) and is first in WAR (3.0).
July 2 10:26 AM PT11:26 AM MT12:26 PM CT1:26 PM ET13:26 ET17:26 GMT1:26 10:26 AM MST12:26 PM EST12:56 PM VEN21:26 UAE12:26 PM CT-Goldschmidt homered for the third straight game in Friday's 6-4 loss to the Giants.
Analysis: Goldschmidt has batted .392 with six home runs and 16 RBIs over his last 14 games.
June 28 9:45 AM PT10:45 AM MT11:45 AM CT12:45 PM ET12:45 ET16:45 GMT0:45 9:45 AM MST11:45 AM EST12:15 PM VEN20:45 UAE11:45 AM CT-The red-hot Goldschmidt went 2 for 4 on Monday.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is batting .522 with six RBIs over his last six games to raise his average to a season-high .304. After hitting .222 with seven homers and 20 RBIs in his first 39 games, he's hit .383 with seven homers and 31 RBIs in his last 38.
June 26 5:45 PM PT6:45 PM MT7:45 PM CT8:45 PM ET20:45 ET0:45 GMT8:45 5:45 PM MST7:45 PM EST8:15 PM VEN4:45 UAE (+1)7:45 PM CT-Goldschmidt had two hits and four RBIs for Arizona in Sunday's 9-7 loss to Colorado.
Analysis: Goldschmidt has reached base in 48 straight games against the Rockies, a mark that ties him with Mike Piazza, who did it from 1995-99. Goldschmidt has hit safely in 18 of 19 games overall, batting .408 with four homers, 18 RBIs, a .489 OBP and 1.160 OPS.
June 24 10:41 AM PT11:41 AM MT12:41 PM CT1:41 PM ET13:41 ET17:41 GMT1:41 10:41 AM MST12:41 PM EST1:11 PM VEN21:41 UAE12:41 PM CT-Goldschmidt had an RBI single among his three base hits for the Diamondbacks, who have won nine of 12 after beating the Rockies 7-6 on Thursday.
Analysis: Not a bad few weeks for Goldschmidt, who was hitting .262 on June 7 and has his average up to .296 after batting .414 over the past 14 games.
June 21 6:56 PM PT7:56 PM MT8:56 PM CT9:56 PM ET21:56 ET1:56 GMT9:56 6:56 PM MST8:56 PM EST9:26 PM VEN5:56 UAE (+1)8:56 PM CT-Goldschmidt went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts Tuesday to have his 13-game hitting streak and 23-game on-base streak snapped.
Analysis: Goldschmidt hit .396 with four home runs, four doubles and 12 RBIs over the hit streak but also struck out 14 times.
June 18 5:21 PM PT6:21 PM MT7:21 PM CT8:21 PM ET20:21 ET0:21 GMT8:21 5:21 PM MST7:21 PM EST7:51 PM VEN4:21 UAE (+1)7:21 PM CT-Goldschmidt homered for a second straight day in Saturday's win at Philadelphia, contributing a two-run blast while finishing 2 for 5 to extend his hitting streak to 12 games.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is hitting .408 with four homers and 12 RBIs over the tear. Three of those homers have come in the last five games.
June 17 7:53 PM PT8:53 PM MT9:53 PM CT10:53 PM ET22:53 ET2:53 GMT10:53 7:53 PM MST9:53 PM EST10:23 PM VEN6:53 UAE (+1)9:53 PM CT-Goldschmidt homered, doubled and singled Friday to extend his hitting streak to 11 games.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is batting .409 with three homers and 10 RBIs during the hit streak and is hitting .371 with six home runs and 23 RBIs in his last 29 games.
June 14 9:58 AM PT10:58 AM MT11:58 AM CT12:58 PM ET12:58 ET16:58 GMT0:58 9:58 AM MST11:58 AM EST12:28 PM VEN20:58 UAE11:58 AM CT-Goldschmidt hit his 12th home run of the season and reached 40 RBIs in Monday's 3-2 win over the Dodgers.
Analysis: Goldschmidt is batting .419 with two homers, three doubles and seven RBIs in his last eight games.
June 13 9:21 AM PT10:21 AM MT11:21 AM CT12:21 PM ET12:21 ET16:21 GMT0:21 9:21 AM MST11:21 AM EST11:51 AM VEN20:21 UAE11:21 AM CT-Goldschmidt has turned his season around at the plate. He went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI in Sunday's 6-0 win over the Marlins.
Analysis: Goldschmidt was hitting just .222 on May 15, but he's since batted .375 with four home runs, six doubles and 19 RBIs over his last 25 games.
June 11 11:35 AM PT12:35 PM MT1:35 PM CT2:35 PM ET14:35 ET18:35 GMT2:35 11:35 AM MST1:35 PM EST2:05 PM VEN22:35 UAE1:35 PM CT-Goldschmidt continues to hit well at home, going 3 for 4 in Friday's loss to the Marlins.
Analysis: The star first baseman is batting .552 with three home runs, four doubles and eight RBIs during an eight-game hitting streak at Chase Field.
June 8 9:27 PM PT10:27 PM MT11:27 PM CT12:27 AM ET0:27 ET4:27 GMT12:27 9:27 PM MST11:27 PM EST11:57 PM VEN8:27 UAE11:27 PM CT-Goldschmidt belted a two-run homer for one of his three hits Tuesday.
Analysis: He's 5 for 10 with four RBIs in the last three games.
May 31 10:01 AM PT11:01 AM MT12:01 PM CT1:01 PM ET13:01 ET17:01 GMT1:01 10:01 AM MST12:01 PM EST12:31 PM VEN21:01 UAE12:01 PM CT-Goldschmidt had a solo homer in Monday's loss to Houston.
Analysis: Arizona's franchise player is beginning to return to form after struggling early in the season. Goldschmidt is 5 for 9 with two homers and five RBIs over his last three games and hitting .394 with 10 RBIs in his past 10.
May 29 9:48 AM PT10:48 AM MT11:48 AM CT12:48 PM ET12:48 ET16:48 GMT0:48 9:48 AM MST11:48 AM EST12:18 PM VEN20:48 UAE11:48 AM CT-Goldschmidt is showing signs of returning to consistent All-Star form.
Analysis: The Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman homered and doubled in three at-bats Saturday night, helping his team to an 8-7 win over the San Diego Padres. Goldschmidt is 12 for 33 (.364) with nine RBIs and nine walks in his last 10 games and has raised his batting average from .222 to .250 over the past two weeks.
Apr. 25 8:32 AM PT9:32 AM MT10:32 AM CT11:32 AM ET11:32 ET15:32 GMT23:32 8:32 AM MST10:32 AM EST11:02 AM VEN19:32 UAE10:32 AM CT-Goldschmidt rocked the fantasy world Sunday.
Analysis: Goldschmidt went 2 for 4 with two homers, three RBIs and three walks. He's one of the greats of the game.
Apr. 22 2:32 PM PT3:32 PM MT4:32 PM CT5:32 PM ET17:32 ET21:32 GMT5:32 2:32 PM MST4:32 PM EST5:02 PM VEN1:32 UAE (+1)4:32 PM CT-Goldschmidt went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs on Thursday.
Analysis: He has 12 RBIs in 16 games.
Apr. 19 3:38 PM PT4:38 PM MT5:38 PM CT6:38 PM ET18:38 ET22:38 GMT6:38 3:38 PM MST5:38 PM EST6:08 PM VEN2:38 UAE (+1)5:38 PM CT-Goldschmidt went 2 for 4 on Monday while walking, getting hit by a pitch and scoring two runs.
Analysis: He was 1 for 14 in his previous four games.
Apr. 11 3:41 PM PT4:41 PM MT5:41 PM CT6:41 PM ET18:41 ET22:41 GMT6:41 3:41 PM MST5:41 PM EST6:11 PM VEN2:41 UAE (+1)5:41 PM CT-Goldschmidt hit his second homer of the season in Sunday's loss to the Cubs.
Analysis: Four of his seven hits have gone for extra bases.
Apr. 6 3:21 PM PT4:21 PM MT5:21 PM CT6:21 PM ET18:21 ET22:21 GMT6:21 3:21 PM MST5:21 PM EST5:51 PM VEN2:21 UAE (+1)5:21 PM CT-Goldschmidt had a triple and a home run in Tuesday's 11-6 win over the Diamondbacks.
Analysis: Goldschmidt also drove in four runs after going 0 for 4 in the season opener.

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