Found August 13, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Remember when scouts said Paul Goldschmidt had a "slow" bat? The only things slow these days is his national recognition. Goldschmidt has 34 doubles and 16 home runs in his first full season as the Arizona Diamondbacks' first baseman, and he has developed into the cleanup hitter and a driving force in their offense. His 34 doubles are third in the majors at his position behind Cincinnati's Joey Votto and Boston's Adrian Gonzalez, and his 61 RBI are third in the National League. Goldschmidt and Kansas City's Eric Hosmer are the only first basemen with double-digit stolen bases. Each has 11. Votto and Goldschmidt are 1-2 in the NL in batting average and OPS, and a case could have been made that Goldschmidt deserved an All-Star berth although he would not push his candidacy himself. Goldcshmidt showed several sides of his game Sunday. His two-out, two-run double off Washington left-hander Ross Detwiler in the third inning gave the D-backs a 3-0 cushion i...
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