PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT NEWS

Diamondbacks’ sweep over Cubs Gives hope for the future

Coming back from the MLB All-Star Break, the Arizona Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep over the lowly Chicago Cubs. While the Cubs do not have a much better record than Arizona, the wins provided the D-Backs with reason to believe moving forward.Behind the MVP-caliber performance by first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, including a 3-for-3 performance with three runs and three...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Joba Chamberlain: great pitcher, not a great hitter

Joba Chamberlain had quite a day. After getting a well-deserved day off Tuesday following three straight appearances, Chamberlain came into the game a little early Wednesday. The Arizona Diamondbacks had runners at first and second with just one out in the seventh and the Tigers holding a 7-5 lead. Chamberlain came in to face Paul Goldschmidt, the Diamondbacks' best hitter. One...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

First things first: Goldy, Cabrera the best

PHOENIX -- The first base showcase continued this week at Chase Field. After the best first basemen in the National League were in town over the weekend, the best in the game are here now. Detroit's Miguel Cabrera and Paul Goldschmidt can lay claim, even if Cabrera has been forced to the other infield corner this series because the DH is forbidden in interleague games at a National...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Paul Goldschmidt crushes another huge home run

Your browser does not support iframes.   Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Paul Goldschmidt crushed another monster home run last night. These majestic bombs are becoming quite routine for the two-time All-Star, who just continues to produce like a machine. The homer marked Goldy’s 18th home run (6th in the N.L.) and 64th and 65th RBIs (tied for 1st in the N.L.) and why he...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Goldschmidt leads Diamondbacks past the Cubs

Paul Goldschmidt reached base in each of his five trips to the plate, the last of which resulted in a mammoth two-run home run, as the Diamondbacks cruised to a victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday evening at Chase Field. Miguel Montero's bases-clearing double off Cubs LHP Travis Wood gave the Diamondbacks the lead for good in a four-run fifth. Diamondbacks LHP Wade Miley...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Montero, Goldy power D-backs past Cubs

PHOENIX -- Miguel Montero hit a go-ahead, three-run double in the fifth, Paul Goldschmidt added a two-run homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 9-3 on Saturday night. Goldschmidt, with Montero a National League All-Star, went 3 for 3. He also scored three runs and walked twice, raising his batting average to .314. Wade Miley (6-6) went seven innings, allowing...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks battle back to top the Cubs

Back-to-back four-hit innings in the fifth and sixth gave the Diamondbacks a victory over the Cubs on Friday night at Chase Field. Diamondbacks RHPTrevor Cahill lasted five innings in his return to the majors, giving up the three-run third, and Cubs starter Edwin Jackson lasted 51/3 innings, giving up the Diamondbacks' first three runs of the night. Jackson was pulled after...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs rally in 6th to beat Cubs

PHOENIX -- Paul Goldschmidt homered, Didi Gregorius had a pair of RBI singles and the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame two home runs by Anthony Rizzo to beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Friday night. Rizzo moved into a tie with Miami's Giancarlo Stanton for the NL home run lead at 22 with his sixth multi-homer game, second this season. He homered twice at Milwaukee on May 31. Eury...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Goldschmidt flashes defense at All-Star Game

The Arizona Diamondbacks representatives had a quiet All-Star Game at the plate as the American League beat the National League 5-3 on Tuesday night. Paul Goldschmidt, the starter at first base for the NL, went 0-for-3 from the cleanup position. He grounded out to third with a runner on second base in the first inning, lined out to second base in the third and struck out against...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rdio Playlist: ASG Walk-Up Songs

All-Stars and Walk Up Songs: Yadier Molina * St. Louis Cardinals - National C * Sigan Bailando - Wisin & Yandel Paul Goldschmidt * Arizona Diamondbacks - National 1B * Linkin Park - One Step Closer Troy Tulowitzki * Colorado Rockies - National SS * Ace of Base - The Sign Aramis Ramierz * Milwaukee Brewers - National 3B * NO MUSIC BY CHOICE Andrew McCutchen * Pittsburgh Pirates...
Via Hugging Harold Reynolds
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks announce untouchable players

It has been a forgettable 2014 season for the Arizona Diamondbacks. They have the worst winning percentage in the National League and are near the bottom of every major statistical category. Every July, teams at the bottom of the standings trade their desirable players to contending teams for future assets. The Diamondbacks have already proved they are willing to make moves. They...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

All-Star Game: Goldschmidt batting cleanup for NL

Troy Tulowitzki and Giancarlo Stanton both hit cleanup for their respective teams. But National League All-Star manager Mike Matheny chose to go with Arizona's No. 3 hitter. Paul Goldschmidt, making his first All-Star start, will hit cleanup for the NL in Tuesday night's All-Star Game in Minnesota. Goldschmidt will be sandwiched by the Rockies' Tulowitzki and the Marlins...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
15 days ago  |  Discuss

All-Star Game lineups and starting pitchers announced

getty images The starting lineups for Tuesday’s All-Star Game have been announced. Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen will lead off for the National League and will be followed by RF, SS Troy Tulowitzki, 1B Paul Goldschmidt, DH Giancarlo Stanton, 3B Aramis Ramirez, 2B Chase Utley, C Jonathan Lucroy, LF Carlos Gomez. Adam Wainwright is the starting pitcher for the NL. HOME...
Via Tireball.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball - All-Star Break Position Rankings

Believe it or not, the 2014 MLB All-Star break is already here!  Fantasy baseball owners have seen plenty of ups and down, be it injuries, struggles, or hot streaks followed by long droughts.  Let's take a look at the top players at each position heading into the Home Run Derby and All-Star game.#452131284 / gettyimages.com table.tableizer-table { border: 1px solid #CCC; font...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs’ Miguel Montero makes NL All-Star team, replaces injured Yadier Molina

Miguel Montero with his now NL All-Star teammate, Paul Goldschmidt. (AP Photo)   Dbacks Miguel Montero is replacing the injured Yadier Molina on the NL All-Star roster. — Bob McManaman (@azbobbymac) July 11, 2014   Following Miguel Montero’s terrible 2013 season, there are two types of people that predicted that he would make the All-Star team in 2014: one, liars, and two,...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Second Goldschmidt 'Bleacher Creature' now on sale to benefit 'Fund 4 Kids'

PHOENIX -- On the heels of being named a starter on the 2014 National League All-Star Team, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Paul Goldschmidt have launched a second "Bleacher Creature" that is available now. The Bleacher Creature program was launched earlier this season, and due to popular demand, fans can now choose between two Bleacher Creature plush dolls that feature Goldschmidt...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The MLB All-Star Futures Game will be on MLB Network for the first time

Long a staple of ESPN’s All-Star schedule, the MLB All-Star Futures Game will air on MLB Network for the first time this Sunday. Airing at 5 p.m. ET, the commentators for the game will be Matt Vasgersian and Sean Casey, along with reporter Heidi Watney and MLB.com prospect guru Jonathan Mayo. The Futures Game is the ultimate attraction for diehard baseball fans during All-Star...
Via Awful Announcing
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Goldschmidt's walkoff double leads the Diamondbacks over Marlins

Aaron Hill's numbers are tumbling, his playing time is dwindling and his name keeps surfacing in trade rumors. He has not had many moments to savor this season, but he entered a game in the 10th inning on Wednesday afternoon and set into motion a series of events that ended with the Diamondbacks celebrating a comeback win over the Miami Marlins. Hill's opposite-field single...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Good as Goldy: Goldschmidt gets rare chance to hit, wins game

PHOENIX -- Finally, a chance for Paul Goldschmidt to hit in a high-leverage situation. If Goldschmidt was not thinking that when he batted in the 10th inning Wednesday, he may have been the only one in Chase Field.  Goldschmidt was walked in the fourth inning with no one on. He was intentionally walked in the eighth inning to load the bases. He was walked 25 times in his last 20...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Goldschmidt's 2-run double in 10th gives D-backs 4-3 win

PHOENIX -- Paul Goldschmidt doubled in the last two of Arizona's three runs in the 10th inning and the Diamondbacks beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 on Wednesday. Miami had taken a 3-1 lead in the 10th on Donovan Solano's two-run double off Brad Ziegler (4-1), who got the victory. Aaron Hill opened the Arizona 10th with a pinch-hit single off Steve Cishek. Ender Inciarte walked...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins upended by Diamondbacks in extra innings

PHOENIX (AP) -- Paul Goldschmidt doubled in the last two of Arizona's three runs in the 10th inning and the Diamondbacks beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 on Wednesday. Miami had taken a 3-1 lead in the 10th on Donovan Solano's two-run double off Brad Ziegler (4-1), who got the victory. Aaron Hill opened the Arizona 10th with a pinch-hit single off Steve Cishek. Ender Inciarte walked...
Via Fox Sports Florida
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Unlikely star Peralta keeps rolling as D-backs top Marlins

PHOENIX -- How out-of-nowhere has the ascent of Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta been? So much, apparently, teammates can't recall sharing a dugout with him in spring training. "I don't even remember seeing him," said Paul Goldschmidt, the NL All-Star team's starting first baseman. Peralta played in four Cactus League games and had three at-bats. Now, he...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
22 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs look to make more moves as deadline approaches

PHOENIX -- It is appropriate Florida is in town this week. The Marlins invented the fire sale. The Diamondbacks may be headed that way. It is a stretch to believe the D-backs will unload most of their veteran talent as the July 31 trade deadline approaches. At the same time, it seems certain they will continue to be active in the trade market the next few weeks. General manager Kevin...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks win series finale to end Braves' streak

Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run off the left-field foul pole and LHP Wade Miley turned in his second consecutive solid start as the Diamondbacks avoided a sweep on Sunday with a win over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. The Diamondbacks finished their nine-game trip through San Diego, Pittsburgh and Atlanta with a 4-5 record. With Miley, who walked to start the inning...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins at Arizona Diamondbacks game preview

While it's been a disappointing season for the last-place Arizona Diamondbacks, Paul Goldschmidt is proving to be a rare bright spot. A day after putting the team on his back, Goldschmidt and the Diamondbacks open a three-game home set against the Miami Marlins on Monday night. Goldschmidt is 11 for 22 with six extra-base hits and five RBIs in July. His two-run homer proved to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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