PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT NEWS

D-backs' four blasts knock out Brewers

MILWAUKEE -- Nick Ahmed hit a tiebreaking solo home run in the eighth inning to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. Ender Inciarte, David Peralta and A.J. Pollock also went deep, and Paul Goldschmidt had three doubles for the Diamondbacks, who ended a three-game losing streak. Ahmed's homer off Jonathan Broxton (1-2) put Arizona...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brewers' losing streak reaches six after hard-luck loss to Diamondbacks

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Nick Ahmed hit a tiebreaking solo home run in the eighth inning to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. Ender Inciarte, David Peralta and A.J. Pollock also went deep, and Paul Goldschmidt had three doubles for the Diamondbacks, who ended a three-game losing streak. Ahmed's homer off Jonathan Broxton (1-2) put Arizona...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Nightly: May 29th, 2015

Photo credit: Keith Allison If you read only one thing….. American sports fans are a unique bunch. We love dominant teams and most fans could be called bandwagon fans, but there is the other side. The Cubs have been called the loveable losers and the Dodgers were the Boys of Summer in the 1950s when they seemingly couldn’t get over the Yankees hump. We love to rag on our fallen...
Via The Fantasy Fix
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Brewers vs. Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks didn't have quite enough to win any of their three games against baseball's top team. They'll try for better results versus the majors' worst as they visit the slumping Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. Arizona (21-25) had won six of seven before getting swept in St. Louis this week, though two of those defeats came in the Cardinals' final at-bat. Brad Ziegler...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks-Brewers Preview

The Arizona Diamondbacks didn't have quite enough to win any of their three games against baseball's top team. They'll try for better results versus the majors' worst as they visit the slumping Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. Arizona (21-25) had won six of seven before getting swept in St. Louis this week, though two of those defeats came in the Cardinals' final at-bat. Brad Ziegler...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday - All-Time Greats - First Base

View image | gettyimages.com Paul Goldschmidt has returned from a season ending injury in 2014 to another hot start, hitting .329/.440/.611 with 12 HRs and 38 RBI in 46 games.  Adrian Gonzalez has swung a hot bat as well in 2015, owning a .341/.417/.628 slash that has led to 17 doubles, 10 home runs and 35 RBI.  All-Time Greats - Catchers   But compared to the All...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Hitters for 5.26.15

Editor’s Note: Be sure to check out our DraftKings and FanDuel Cheat Sheets!  Spreadsheet Sports has the best customizable DFS projection tools on the market. Get $5 off HERE   Paul Goldschmidt has been on fire  Full Article »
Via The Fake Baseball
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New teammate, manager praise Paul Goldschmidt

Paul Goldschmidt’s been so good this year that a new teammate and his new manager this year both had high praise for him recently. Per MLB.com, pitcher Jeremy Hellickson called him "best player in the game.” Meanwhile, first-year D-backs manager Chip Hale said:"I've never seen a guy, basically it's just the flick of his wrist to hit it that far,” regarding a 433-foot home run...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Martinez hopes to make it three straight strong starts

Paul Goldschmidt has looked comfortable at the plate in his home park but hasn't been at his best in the Arizona Diamondbacks' recent road games. Goldschmidt will try to change that during a six-game trip that begins Monday against the St. Louis Cardinals as the Diamondbacks go for a seventh win in eight games. Goldschmidt homered and drove in three runs for the second time in three...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks-Cardinals Preview

Paul Goldschmidt has looked comfortable at the plate in his home park but hasn't been at his best in the Arizona Diamondbacks' recent road games. Goldschmidt will try to change that during a six-game trip that begins Monday against the St. Louis Cardinals as the Diamondbacks go for a seventh win in eight games. Goldschmidt homered and drove in three runs for the second time in three...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs take series from Cubs behind Goldy, Hellickson

PHOENIX -- Paul Goldschmidt hit his second home run in three days and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Sunday to win the three-game series. Goldschmidt's 12th home run of the season, a two-run shot to the porch in deep right-center, put Arizona up 4-1 in the third. He also singled in a run in the first. Miguel Montero homered against his former Arizona teammates...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Goldschmidt homers, D-Backs beat Cubs 4-3 to take series

PHOENIX (AP) Paul Goldschmidt hit his second home run in three days and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Sunday to win the three-game series. Goldschmidt's 12th home run of the season, a two-run shot to the porch in deep right-center, put Arizona up 4-1 in the third. He also singled in a run in the first. Miguel Montero homered against his former Arizona teammates...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ahmed wins it for D-backs with single in 13th

PHOENIX -- Heroics are expected from Paul Goldschmidt. From Nick Ahmed, not so much. Both had their moments in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs in 13 innings on Friday night. Goldschmidt tied it with a two-out, two-run homer in the 10th inning and Ahmed singled home the winning run in the 13th to give the Diamondbacks their fifth win in a row. Tuffy Gosewisch...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Goldschmidt's clutch HR, Ahmed's hit gives Arizona win

PHOENIX (AP) Paul Goldschmidt tied it with a two-out, two-run homer in the 10th inning and Nick Ahmed singled home the winning run in the 13th to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night. Tuffy Gosewisch doubled off Zac Rosscup (1-1) with one out in the 13th, then Ahmed - who earlier hit his second career home run - lined one sharply into...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Taking Advantage of Every At Bat

View image | gettyimages.com Fantasy Sports are so much fun because of the strategy that is involved. Do you go for the power hitter to dominate the HR & RBI categories, do you take the singles hitter who can steal 50 bases? Scoring systems are typically designed to create a level playing field, unless of course its a home run derby league or something like that. ...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Patience, Power Make Paul Goldschmidt an Elite Hitter

CINCINNATI, OH – JULY 29: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks connects for a hit in the sixth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on July 29, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Goldschmidt reached first base on a fielder’s choice and Cincinnati defeated Arizona 3-0. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images) There’s are many reasons Paul Goldschmidt...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The longest home runs for the week ending May 14th

Another week in the books, and we’ve got some change in both the yearly top five *and* in THE LIST. When that happens, you know it was a good week. 1. Giancarlo Stanton vs Mike Bolsinger, 467 feet (May 12th) Giancarlo Stanton hit the damn ball out of Dodger Stadium. That’s all you need to know. 2. Prince Fielder vs Yordano Ventura, 449 feet (May 13th) Into the jetstream, and...
Via The Outside Corner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Tuesday, May 12

While it’s early to stream in H2H leagues, Tuesday gives us 19 starters that rate average or better. Take a look at your opponents’ pitching staff as this week gets underway. Do they have more starters than you? Do you think you’ll ultimately need to add someone? If so, and if any of Tuesday’s somewhat reasonable options are available (heck, maybe even Justin Masterson against...
Via Baseball Professor
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres Edge Past Diamondbacks Despite Three Homers

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Paul Goldschmidt, right, shakes hands with third base coach Andy Green (14) after hitting a home run against the San Diego Padres during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 8, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Now just two wins behind the Los Angeles Dodgers for first in the National League West, the San Diego Padres defeated the Arizona...
Via The Sports Journal
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Gosewich's big night powers Diamondbacks

PHOENIX -- Tuffy Gosewich doubled three times and drove in a career-high four runs, Rubby De La Rosa allowed three hits over seven innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks opened a four-game series against San Diego with an 11-0 rout of the Padres on Thursday night. Paul Goldschmidt and Mark Trumbo homered and doubled in Arizona's third straight victory. The Padres were shut out for...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftKings Picks: Wednesday, May 6

Yesterday I published two lineups, which featured a few players from the ARI@COL game. Weather reports grew drearier as the day wore on, and right before contests locked the Rockies Twitter account announced the game had been postponed. I shot over to DraftKings and updated my lineups, swapping out Paul Goldschmidt, Charlie Blackmon, and any other players I had from that game, but...
Via Baseball Professor
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Goldschmidt named National League Player of the Week

The D-backs’ first baseman received the honor for the week that ended Sunday May, 3. Goldschmidt had a batting average of .556 (15-for-27) with a major league-leading 15 hits and NL-best 22 total bases. He had three consecutive three-hit games April 27th-29th while the team was in Colorado. Goldy slugged .815 during the week and had a .571 on-base percentage. He is the first D...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies get blown out twice, drop series in Arizona

It’s been a rough week for the Colorado Rockies, both on the field and in the trainer’s room. After starting their road trip with a win on Monday, the Rox were blown out in consecutive games by the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Diamondbacks racked up 21 runs on 28 hits in their victories on Tuesday on Wednesday. They were led by the red-hot bats of Paul Goldschmidt and Mark Trumbo...
Via Mile High Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Broken hands hard to avoid according to D-backs

The Diamondbacks have had quite a few players suffer broken hands in the past couple of seasons: Willie Bloomquist and Aaron Hill in 2013 and A.J. Pollock and Paul Goldschmidt last year. The tendency for players to start their swings early to catch up with mid-90s fastballs has led to this according to Zach Buchanan of AZCentral.Buchanan quotes Chip Hale on the phenomenon:"We've...
Via Fox Sports
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Which of these hot hitters can remain above average?

The 2015 season is barely two weeks old, but we’ve already witnessed a mass outpouring of offensive firepower from a few select hitters. Big names like Mike Trout, Miguel Cabrera and Paul Goldschmidt are already atop the WAR leaderboards, but what about the not-so prominent hitters? Let’s take a look at a handful of non-star players who are riding incredible hot streaks to start...
Via Bloguin Best
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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