Paul Goldschmidt 1B ARI 1 month ago

Goldschmidt will occupy the No. 3 spot in the order in the D-backs' spring opener against Arizona State on Tuesday, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports.

With no restrictions this spring, it should come as little surprise that the Diamondbacks are rolling with Goldschmidt in his typical place in the order. He remains a top-five selection in most leagues this spring, offering the ability to contribute in all five hitting categories and with what appears to be a slightly improved lineup around him in Arizona.

Paul Goldschmidt 1B ARI 2 months ago

Goldschmidt said that he is fully recovered from the broken hand that cost him the final two months of last season, MLB.com's Steve Gilbert reports.

Goldschmidt had resumed taking batting practice in the final week of September and may have received clearance to return to action had the season extended a couple weeks longer. In any event, with the full offseason to recover, Goldschmidt will enter spring training at full strength and should merit heavy consideration as a first-round selection across just about any fantasy format. Goldschmidt was well on his way to another monster season in 2014 before suffering the untimely injury, as he posted a .300 average to go along with 19 homers and 69 RBI over 109 games.

Paul Goldschmidt 1B ARI 6 months ago

Goldschmidt took batting practice Saturday for the first time since breaking his hand in August, MLB.com's Steve Gilbert reports.

Goldschmidt has not encountered any setbacks since breaking his hand, and it appears he is pretty close to, if not at, 100 percent again. Expect Goldschmidt to b good to go by the time spring training rolls around.

Paul Goldschmidt 1B ARI 7 months ago

Goldschmidt (hand) underwent a CT scan Tuesday, which confirmed that surgery will not be necessary, Jack Magruder of FOXSportsArizona.com reports.

The 26-year-old was ruled out for the year after suffering a fractured left hand back on Aug. 1, but the results of Tuesday's CT scan suggest he may be able to resume strengthening work in just 2-to-3 more weeks. The 26-year-old hit .300/.396/.542 with 19 homers and 69 RBI in 109 games this season, further cementing himself as one of the elite fantasy options in baseball.

Paul Goldschmidt 1B ARI 8 months ago

Paul Goldschmidt went 3-for-3 with a homer and three RBI in Saturday's 9-3 rout of the Cubs.

Goldschmidt walked in the first inning, singled in the third, walked again in the fifth, doubled in the sixth, and then slugged a two-run shot in the eighth -- finishing the evening with three runs scored. The first baseman boasts a .314/.408/.570 batting line, 18 home runs, and 65 RBI in 97 games this season.

Paul Goldschmidt 1B ARI 9 months ago

Paul Goldschmidt smacked a walkoff two-run double in Wednesday's 4-3 victory over the Marlins.

Arizona entered the bottom of the 10th inning trailing by two runs with Marlins closer Steve Cishek on the mound, but Aaron Hill singled, Ender Inciarte drew a walk, David Peralta hit an RBI single, and then Goldschmidt ended it with a two-run double to left-center field. Goldy is batting .312/.404/.558 with 61 RBI in 92 games this season.

Paul Goldschmidt 1B ARI 9 months ago

Paul Goldschmidt went 2-for-3 with a walk, double, RBI and two runs scored in Monday's 9-1 win over the Marlins.

During Goldie's seven-game hitting streak, he's logged five multi-hit games. All of those games have been played in July, giving the stud first baseman a 13-for-25 (.520) start to the month. Overall, he's batting .313 and is on pace for 28 homers and 105 RBI.

Paul Goldschmidt 1B ARI 9 months ago

Paul Goldschmidt went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run in Sunday's 3-1 win over the Braves.

Goldschmidt finished up a strong week by hitting his 16th home run of the season off Alex Wood. His two runs batted in gives him 58 RBI for the year, third-most in the National League. The first baseman was 11-for-22 (.500) with four doubles, a triple, the homer, five runs scored and five RBI in the past week as he's enjoyed a good start to July.

Paul Goldschmidt 1B ARI 9 months ago

Paul Goldschmidt walked, doubled, tripled, and drove in two runs in Thursday's win over the Pirates.

Make that back-to-back-to-back multi-hit games for Goldy. The first baseman drove in a pair of runs as part of a seven-run ninth inning in Pittsburgh. Goldschmidt is impressively slashing .308/.398/.545 with 15 home runs, 55 RBI, and eight stolen bases on the season.

Paul Goldschmidt 1B ARI 9 months ago

Paul Goldschmidt went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Wednesday's loss to the Pirates.

Goldschmidt was the only one in the Arizona lineup able to muster anything off of Charlie Morton and the Pirates' bullpen. Quietly, the first baseman is having another quality season, slashing .305/.395/.536 with 15 home runs, 53 RBI, and eight stolen bases.