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PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT RUMORS

LEADING OFF: A-Rod, Goldschmidt make their spring debuts

A look at the highlights of what's happening all around spring training in Florida and Arizona on Wednesday: --- HE'S BACK Alex Rodriguez is set to be the designated hitter for two or three at-bats when the Yankees host the Phillies in Tampa, Florida. It will be his first game in 17 months after serving a one-year drug suspension. ''I'll be a little nervous,'' he said. ''I have some...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Goldschmidt returns from injury, singles for Diamondbacks

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Paul Goldschmidt singled in his first at-bat since breaking his left hand last August, and the Arizona Diamondbacks opened their spring training schedule Tuesday with a 4-0 win over Arizona State. Arizona's starting lineup featured several regulars, including Goldschmidt. The All-Star first baseman broke his hand when he was hit by a pitch last summer. Goldschmidt...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chip Hale’s plan: Make every Diamondback 15 percent better

Arizona Diamondbacks new manager Chip Hale said his goal is to make each player he comes in contact with 15 percent better. Hale was introduced Monday as the sixth fulltime manager in D-backs history. “That’s just something that I’ve always thought about since rookie ball,” Hale said of his 15 percent philosophy. “Our mantra was, you look at your team and say, OK, this...
Via Sports-Glory
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: La Russa announces GM candidates

The search for the new general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks has begun. Steve Gilbert of MLB.com 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...
Via isportsweb.com
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks acquire former first round pick

The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired outfielder Brett Jackson from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for minor league pitcher Blake Cooper. Jackson was the Cub’s first round pick in the 2009 draft. Entering the 2012 season he was a top 40 prospect. Injuries have slowed his progression and he hasn’t played a full season since 2011. The University of California Berkeley graduate has shown...
Via isportsweb.com
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: the Towers and Gibson problem

Fans of the Arizona Diamondbacks are having a traumatic 2014. It was just three years ago that their beloved team was in the playoffs and there was optimism about the future. Just three years later all the joy and momentum has come to a screeching halt. Fans think that because they support their team they have to support everything their team does. They fear that if they dismiss...
Via isportsweb.com
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Second Goldschmidt 'Bleacher Creature' now on sale to benefit 'Fund 4 Kids'

PHOENIX -- On the heels of being named a starter on the 2014 National League All-Star Team, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Paul Goldschmidt have launched a second "Bleacher Creature" that is available now. The Bleacher Creature program was launched earlier this season, and due to popular demand, fans can now choose between two Bleacher Creature plush dolls that feature Goldschmidt...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Goldschmidt selected to start 2014 All-Star Game

He deserved it. You made it happen. Paul Goldschmidt is your starting first baseman for the 2014 NL All-Star Team! pic.twitter.com/4bzxjt0opx — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) July 6, 2014   We couldn’t have said it any better than the Diamondbacks official Twitter account did. Paul Goldschmidt will start the 2014 All-Star game at first base for the National League. Goldy becomes...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Paul Goldschmidt hits the scoreboard with a home run

Your browser does not support iframes.   Paul Goldschmidt’s home run hit his own picture on the scoreboard. Let me repeat: Paul Goldschmidt hit a home run off of his own picture on the scoreboard. That is just ridiculous. The two-run blast came off of Goldy’s bat at 108.6 MPH, and was measured at 470 feet, the fourth longest in Diamondbacks history. Something tells me that we’ll...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
May 29, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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