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MLB's top 10 first basemen for 2018

As always, there is an abundance of riches at first base. The franchise player count at the position ranks high, with five to six of this year’s top 10 counting as the centerpiece performers on their respective clubs. In the last two years, Paul Goldschmidt, Joey Votto and Anthony Rizzo have all finished in the top three in NL MVP voting at least once, with Votto coming up just a...
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Paul Goldschmidt's ability to generate power is fascinating

While first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is the face of the Arizona Diamondbacks, he’s also one of the most underrated superstars in today’s game. He’s been to five straight All-Star games, has won three Gold Gloves, three Silver Sluggers, and has been a finalist for the National League MVP three different times.Oh yea, and the 27.9 fWAR he’s accumulated since 2013 not only leads his...
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January 18, 2018  |  Discuss

Winners and losers of Dodgers’ NLDS victory over Diamondbacks

The Los Angeles Dodgers punched their NLCS tickets on Monday night with a 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, completing a 3-0 sweep against their NL West rivals. Naturally, a sweep will provide many standout performances from the winning team, and more than enough poor performances from the losing one. Still, a select group stood out in this series.Justin Turner, Los Angeles...
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October 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Ten most deserving MLB MVP candidates

Few awards in sports spark more arguments than Most Valuable Player. What is the definition of “valuable?” Can a pitcher win it? Do you have to lead your team to the playoffs to be serious considered? How much do defense, baserunning, and other variables matter when it comes to baseball. There’s still no good answer to these questions — it’s all in the eye of the beholder, or in...
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September 07, 2017  |  Discuss

How the Diamondbacks rallied to become baseball's most dangerous team

It is said that in baseball, it is not always about being the best for the entire season, but getting hot at the right time. And when it is all said and done in October, if the Arizona Diamondbacks defy the odds and return to their first World Series in over 15 years, it could be said that Labor Day marked the high-water point of them putting it all together for the winning run....
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September 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Sorting out a crowded National League MVP scene

When Bryce Harper fell on the rain-soaked bases of Nationals Park late in a game against the San Francisco Giants, it did more than just put a streak of collective terror through the nation’s capital. It instantly changed the entire National League MVP picture.While Harper has been out of action for nearly a month, his mark on the NL season is still tough to miss. In addition to...
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August 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Cubs send great tweet after monster game by Paul Goldschmidt

The Cubs sent out a great tweet in response to the monster game Paul Goldschmidt had against them on Thursday.The Cubs fell to the Diamondbacks 10-8, largely because of the heroics of Arizona’s All-Star first baseman. In four at-bats, Goldschmidt had three home runs and drove in six runs. Below is video of his third homer, which broke an 8-8 tie in the ninth inning. In response to...
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August 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Cubs troll themselves after giving up three homers to Paul Goldschmidt

The Chicago Cubs dropped a thrilling game to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday. In it, MVP candidate Paul Goldschmidt popped three home runs, including the game winner.The good news for the Chicago is that the series is now over. The Cubs were not afraid to poke fun at themselves on Twitter. The bad news for Chicago is that the Cubs and Diamondbacks are set to square off in a...
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August 03, 2017  |  Discuss

3 Ways Arizona Diamondbacks All-Star First Baseman Paul Goldschmidt Stays Mentally Strong

Getting out of a slump is one of the hardest things for an athlete to do. Not only is being in a slump discouraging, but it's also mentally exhausting. Following a slower-than-usual start to the season, Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has turned his 2016 season around. RELATED: 3 Things That Can Destroy Your Mental Toughness By staying mentally strong and prepared for...
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June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

The Fielding Technique That Powered Paul Goldschmidt's Flawless 3-6-3 Double Play

Turning a double play is a work of art. There's nothing like two players being in sync, knowing exactly what they have to do to get two opposing players out. And no first baseman does it better than the Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt. RELATED: Perfect Your Pick-Off Technique with All-Star First Baseman Paul Goldschmidt In the fifth inning of Saturday's game against the...
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May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

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