Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/4/12
Paul Goldschmidt is on the best run of his major league career, but it is not like he has tapped into a secret formula in his first full season with the Arizona Diamondbacks. "He's putting in the work," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said. "He has a better swing path. He has his mechanics down better. He's quicker to the ball, more relaxed." Goldschmidt has a career-high 12-game hitting streak, with six doubles and four home runs, since going 3-for-4 with a double in Kansas City on May 19. After hitting .193 in April, Goldschmidt turned it around in May, hitting .314. "You're trying to find a routine that kind of works. It can change in a hurry. You just try to be as consistent as possible," Goldschmidt said. Goldschmidt's game-tying home run in the fifth inning of a 4-2 victory at San Diego on Saturday landed in the second deck of the left-field seats at Petco Park, and his home run in Sunday's 6-0 victory went into the first row of the right-field seats, a good sign that he ...
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