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Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.300
 
Career Avg.
.292
Name  Paul Goldschmidt
Born  9/10/1987
Height  6-3
Weight  245
Number  44
Position  1B
Bats  R
Throws  R
8/2/2014 4:10:00 PM
Description: Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left hand after being hit in the hand by a pitch from Ernesto Frieri.
Insight: No timetable for Goldschmidt's return has been announced, but it could be a significant amount of time.
 
8/1/2014 4:40:00 PM
Description: Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is a career .500 hitter (7-for-14) versus Edinson Volquez, but is not in the starting lineup.
Insight: Goldschmidt has struggled this past week, batting .125 (.491 OPS) over the past six games. He's a fantasy stud, but may not be swinging well enough to take advantage of this matchup.
 
8/1/2014 10:28:00 AM
Description: Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is a career .500 hitter (7-for-14) versus Edinson Volquez.
Insight: Goldschmidt hashas struggled this past week, batting .125 (.491 OPS) over the past six games. He's a fantasy stud, but may not be swinging well enough to take advantage of this matchup.
 
Hot7/30/2014 3:39:00 PM
Description: Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run Wednesday at Cincinnati.
Insight: Goldschmidt has hit at least four home runs in every month this season. His 12.4 percent extra-base hit rate (59 extra-base hits in 474 plate appearances) leads the NL.
 
Hot7/19/2014 11:35:00 PM
Description: Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is off to a quick start in the second half with his second home run in as many nights.
Insight: Goldy is having another fine season batting .314 with 18 HR, 65 RBI though he's normally a better first-half hitter (.943 OPS vs. .857 OPS).
 
Hot7/11/2014 10:27:00 AM
Description: Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt loves facing Giants starter Tim Lincecum and so do his fantasy owners.
Insight: He's a career .577 hitter with seven homers and 17 RBI in just 26 at-bats. Goldy is having another fine season batting .312 with 16 HR, 61 RBI and a league-leading 193 total bases. He's always a must start when facing Lincecum.
 
7/6/2014 4:26:00 PM
Description: Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt hasn't gotten much hype, but he's quietly putting together another solid season.
Insight: Goldschmidt is batting .311 with 16 HR, 58 RBI, 8 SB and a .938 OPS. He was expected to be a top-five fantasy player and he's not there but still putting together some good numbers.
 
Hot7/5/2014 10:56:00 AM
Description: Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is a career .455 with two home runs versus Atlanta right-hander Aaron Harang.
Insight: It's not as good as his Tim Lincecum matchup, but a 1.738 OPS is pretty good. Goldschmidt is on a hot streak, batting .471 over his last five games.
 
Hot6/20/2014 10:14:00 AM
Description: Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt loves facing Giants starter Tim Lincecum.
Insight: He's a career .542 hitter with seven homers and 17 RBI in just 24 at-bats. Goldy leads the league in hits and is batting .341 over the past two weeks. A perfect time to face his favorite pitcher.
 
Hot6/16/2014 10:26:00 AM
Description: Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is on a nine-game hitting streak, including home runs in his last two games and has a favorable matchup Monday night.
Insight: Goldschmidt (.309, 50 RBI, 50 R, .943 OPS) has an MLB-high 27 doubles and 158 total bases. He hit his 15th homer of the season Sunday. He's produced exactly as expected this season and should be in all lineups Monday as he's 4-for-6 against Milwaukee starter Wily Peralta.
 
Hot6/15/2014 10:00:00 AM
Description: Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt leads the majors with 41 extra-base hits.
Insight: Goldschmidt (.309, 50 RBI, 50 R, .933 OPS) has an MLB-high 27 doubles and hit his 14th homer of the season Saturday night. He's produced exactly as expected this season.
 
Hot6/10/2014 8:34:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has hit three homers in his last six games and swiped two bases in that span.
Insight: He's raised his OPS from .875 to .930 since June 1. Goldschmidt is hitting .309 with 25 doubles, 13 homers, 48 RBI, 49 runs and five steals.
 
6/3/2014 5:02:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is getting his first day off of the season Tuesday night, according to Steve Gilbert of mlb.com.
Insight: He started Arizona's first 59 games at first base. Goldschmidt is having another excellent season, hitting .299 with 22 doubles, 10 home runs, 38 RBI, 42 runs and an .875 OPS.
 
Hot5/18/2014 9:12:00 AM
Description: Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt wreaked havoc on the Dodgers Saturday night, going 4-for-5 with two homers, six RBI and five runs.
Insight: What a night. With a .324 average, nine home runs, 32 RBI, 35 runs and a .946 OPS, Goldschmidt has been everything fantasy owners expected.
 
Hot5/7/2014 3:54:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt had a fifth straight multi-hit game and homered for the third time in four games Wednesday at Milwaukee.
Insight: Goldschmidt has gone 18-for-40 (.450) with four home runs during a nine-game hitting streak.
 
Hot5/4/2014 7:29:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt went 2-for-3 with a solo homer Sunday at San Diego.
Insight: With a .331 average, five homers, 19 RBI, 23 runs and a .905 OPS, Goldschmidt has lived up to expectations so far.
 
Hot4/11/2014 10:17:00 AM
Description: Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is a career .500 hitter (8-for-16) versus Dodgers starter Hyun-Jin Ryu.
Insight: It's not quite as good as his numbers against Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum, but its still pretty nice. He's a must start.
 
4/4/2014 9:54:00 PM
Description: Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt extended his hitting streak to 26 straight games Friday in a loss to Colorado.
Insight: That's the longest active hitting streak in the major leagues. Goldschmidt (.414, 1 HR, 4 RBI) is four games away from tying Luis Gonzalez for the longest streak in team history.
 
4/3/2014 9:52:00 AM
Description: Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt loves facing Giants starter Tim Lincecum.
Insight: He's a career .500 hitter with five homers and 11 RBI in just 20 at-bats. Goldy is batting .409 through his first five games.
 
3/7/2014 3:13:00 PM
Description: Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has missed the past two spring training games due to "leg stiffness," according to beat writer Nick Piecoro.
Insight: We're talking about a guy who will cost you a top-five pick on draft day after batting .302 last season with 36 HR, 126 RBI and 15 steals., so we would like him to start the season healthy. It doesn't appear to be serious, but it's worth watching.