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Diamondbacks GM: Padres wanted Goldschmidt for Kimbrel

This seems like a cruel April Fools’ joke that you play on your friends. Talking about the MLB trade deadline on the Burns and Gambo radio show in Arizona, Diamondbacks general manager Dave Stewart indicated that the San Diego Padres asked for Paul Goldschmidt in return for closer Craig Kimbrel. Dave Stewart tells Burns and Gambo the Padres wanted Paul Goldschmidt from the...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Goldschmidt homers, scores winning run in Arizona's 4-3 win

SEATTLE (AP) Paul Goldschmidt hit his 22nd homer of the season in the first inning and scored the go-ahead run in the 10th on Jake Lamb's sacrifice fly as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Monday night. The Diamondbacks won their third straight despite blowing a 3-2 lead in the ninth inning. They took advantage of control issues by Seattle closer Carson Smith...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Goldschmidt granted Diamondbacks' Heart and Hustle Award again

In addition to his incredible success at the plate, Paul Goldschmidt is also revered for his passionate play, for which he was honored on Tuesday. For the second-consecutive season, Goldschmidt has been nominated the Arizona Diamondbacks' Heart and Hustle Award recipient by the MLB Players Alumni, becoming the only D-backs player to receive the award more than once since its inception...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking for the Next Paul Goldschmidt

Paul Goldschmidt is one of the very best hitters on the planet. Through the All-Star break, the Diamondbacks star first baseman wields a batting line of .340/.455/.610, giving him a 183 wRC+ — the fourth-highest such mark among qualified hitters. He was one of the game’s best hitters last year, too. And also the year before […]
Via Fangraphs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Goldschmidt scores first NL run but AL again wins All-Star Game

Paul Goldschmidt got the scoring starting for the National League in Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game, but it is the American League that will open the World Series at home for the 10th time in 13 years after a 6-3 victory at Cincinnati's Great American Ballpark. Diamondbacks slugger Goldschmidt was 1 for 3 and scored the NL's first run, while teammate A.J. Pollock was 0 for 1....
Via Fox Sports Arizona
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Goldschmidt batting cleanup in All-Star Game

Paul Goldschmidt bats third for the Diamondbacks but he'll get a chance to clean up for the National League in Tuesday night's All-Star Game. Goldschmidt is batting fourth in manager Bruce Bochy's lineup, between the Nationals' Bryce Harper and the Giants' Buster Posey. Goldschmidt also hit fourth in last year's All-Star Game, when we was 0 for 3. Goldschmidt is hitting .340 for...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The Paul Goldschmidt Dinger Test

Is Paul Goldschmidt underrated? Probably, yes. Is Paul Goldschmidt the most underrated player in all of baseball? Probably. Maybe. I don’t know. It’s a tricky question, with no possible answer. I mean, on the one hand, Goldschmidt is the National League vote leader at first base for the All-Star Game, and his lead is something […]
Via Fangraphs
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: La Russa announces GM candidates

The search for the new general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks has begun. Steve Gilbert of has reported multiple times that the Diamondbacks are committed to improving their advanced metrics department. Chief baseball officer Tony La Russa has said that the team will embrace advanced metrics more than in years past but the metrics department will not interfere with the...
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: 3 up and 3 down

Arizona Diamondbacks: 3 up and 3 downAfter imploding down the stretch and ending the season 81-81, the Arizona Diamondbacks hope that their busy offseason is enough to close the gap in the now competitive NL West. While the Dodgers enter the season as the division favorite, the D-backs figure to be a factor. After all, this is a team that led the division for most of the first half...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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