Paul Goldschmidt RUMORS & NEWS

  • Paul Goldschmidt, practically perfect to D'backs: 'Jesus Christ in a baseball uniform'

    USA Today "Arizona Diamondbacks chief baseball officer Tony La Russa has a nickname for Paul Goldschmidt: Albert P. Pujols. The P? It stands for perfect. “I’m being honest,” La Russa tells USA TODAY Sports. “Perfect. He works at every part of his game – defense, base running, hitting. He works to get..." March 28

  • La Russa: Goldschmidt is exactly Pujols

    New York Post "Reliever Sam LeCure turned the sound system volume to maximum, transforming 7:30 a.m. in the Diamondbacks clubhouse from lazy to Jay-Z. “H to the Izzo” ricocheted through what had been a church-quiet room with all the subtlety of an earthquake, followed by a fully pumped Vanilla..." March 25

  • Goldschmidt one of baseball's best talents, biggest bargains

    Fox Sports Arizona "Paul Goldschmidt, depending on one's perspective, is either among baseball's biggest bargains or one of its most underpaid players. Amazingly, the runner-up for National League MVP two of the last three seasons is just the fourth-highest paid player on the Arizona Diamondbacks roster...." February 29

  • Top hitters honored with Silver Slugger Awards "The best hitters in the American League and the National League were commemorated for their 2015 campaigns on Thursday, as the Silver Slugger Awards were announced during an hour-long special on MLB Network. The Silver Slugger Awards, presented by Louisville Slugger, are handed out annually to..." November 13

  • Goldschmidt becomes 4th D-back with multiple 30-homer seasons

    Arizona Sports "With a solo-shot in the seventh inning of the Arizona Diamondbacks game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday night, Paul Goldschmidt hit his 30th home run — making him the fourth D-back in team history to have multiple 30+ HR seasons. Goldschmidt did it for the first time in 2013 when he hit..." September 23

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    Steve Gilbert @SteveGilbertMLB

    #Dbacks GM Dave Stewart said Paul Goldschmidt did head to Phoenix for birth of his first child.

  • Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt on record-setting walk pace

    Arizona Republic "One hundred times already this season, Paul Goldschmidt has dropped his bat on the ground, unhinged and removed the protective guard on his left foot and jogged down toward first base. After he drew two more bases on balls on Sunday afternoon against the Oakland Athletics, Goldschmidt reached..." September 02

  • GM Dave Stewart: We want to make Paul Goldschmidt a lifetime D-Back

    CBS Sports "The Diamondbacks have Paul Goldschmidt under contract several more years, but they will consider an even longer deal for him, perhaps this winter. "We want to make him a lifetime Diamondback," GM Dave Stewart said by phone. As things stand, Goldschimdt, who leads the NL in RBI (83), batting..." August 14

  • Diamondbacks GM Dave Stewart: Padres asked for Paul Goldschmidt in trade

    Arizona Republic "Though he was inactive at the trade deadline, Diamondbacks General Manager Dave Stewart made waves Friday afternoon when he described what would be a preposterous trade request made by a rival team before softening his statements in a subsequent interview. Stewart, whose team did not complete a..." August 01

  • Goldschmidt closing in on another All-Star start

    Fox Sports Arizona "Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt grew his lead in the National League All-Star voting, Tuesday's released latest voting totals showed. Goldschmidt expanded his lead to more than 2 million votes over the next closest competitor, Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez. Goldschmidt has..." June 23

  • Paul Goldschmidt’s deal looking smarter by day for Diamondbacks

    Arizona Republic "At the time, it was hard to imagine the Diamondbacks making a more significant move in 2013 than when they dealt Justin Upton to the Atlanta Braves in January. Turns out, they did something a couple of months later that might be just as substantial. At the end of March, just before the start of..." February 12

  • MLB announces 2013 Silver Slugger winners "All year long, they went deep and they found the gaps, and baseball's best batsmen of 2013 connected one more time on Wednesday night, collecting The Silver Slugger Awards for their offensive performances this season. With the Yankees' Robinson Cano picking up a fourth consecutive silver bat..." November 07

  • Miggy, Goldschmidt honored with Aaron Award "Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera was denied a second consecutive Triple Crown this season, but he did manage to repeat for the Hank Aaron Award in the American League, and D-backs first baseman Paul Goldschmidt capped a breakout season by earning that honor in the National League, Major League..." October 28

  • D-Backs' Goldschmidt belts 34th homer in 9-4 win over Dodgers

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks staved off the Dodgers’ bid to clinch the National League West and clinched the season series with a victory at Chase Field on Wednesday night. The Diamondbacks had a chance to run away with Wednesday’s game early but left eight men on base in the first three innings. They left..." September 19

  • Paul Goldschmidt's 2-run home run lifts Arizona Diamondbacks over Los Angeles Dodgers

    Arizona Republic "The Los Angeles Dodgers’ magic number remains at four in their pursuit of the NL West title as the Diamondbacks held on for a win Monday in front of 24933 at Chase Field. After four hits and five RBIs Sunday against the Rockies 1B Paul Goldschmidt connected for a two-run homer on the first..." September 17

  • Corbin, Goldschmidt power Diamondbacks past Reds 5-2

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks might look back in a month or so and declare this their biggest game of the year the one they had to win and if they do the script that was followed on Tuesday night couldn’t have been more fitting. Paul Goldschmidt and Patrick Corbin the two players most responsible for their..." August 21

  • D'backs' Paul Goldschmidt has huge bat, tiny ego

    USA Today "It is the pickup sitting in the Arizona Diamondbacks player parking lot, surrounded by a Ferrari Italia, Mercedes-Benz sedans, Range Rovers and BMWs. Paul Goldschmidt gets out of the Ford F-150, wearing a T-shirt and jeans, proud he can finally afford to buy a new car, getting rid of his..." June 25

  • Goldschmidt lifts D-Backs over Cardinals 10-3

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "You could say righthander Joe Kelly picked up where he left off last year, except for the fact that he was left in the bullpen for the first two months of the Cardinals’ 2013 season. In 2012, Kelly had 10 of his 16 starts last at least six innings and in each or those 10, he allowed three or..." June 06

  • Goldschmidt homers twice as D-Backs finish sweep of Dodgers

    Fox Sports Arizona "Heath Bell knows what he would do with Paul Goldschmidt. “I’d walk him,” Bell said. The Dodgers should consider it. Goldschmidt’s two home runs were all the offense Wade Miley and two relievers needed in the Diamondbacks’ 3-2 victory on Wednesday, when they completed a three-game sweep at..." May 09

  • Goldschmidt's homer gives D-backs 5-3 win over Dodgers

    Fox Sports Arizona "Paul Goldschmidt fought through an 11-pitch at-bat against Dodgers closer Brandon League and got a huge payoff at the end. Goldschmidt hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers 5-3 on Tuesday night, sending last-place Los Angeles to its..." May 08

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    Jim Bowden @

    Paul Goldschmidt and Diamondacks have agreed on contract extension

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    Jon Morosi @

    Diamondbacks and Paul Goldschmidt are engaged in ongoing dialogue about a multiyear contract extension, sources say.

  • Arizona Diamondbacks locking up Paul Goldschmidt?

    Arizona Republic "With two more hits on Sunday, Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt continued to swing a hot bat in the Cactus League, providing optimism that he can build on the solid, first full season in the majors he compiled last year. The Diamondbacks appear interested in banking on his..." March 11

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    Steve Gilbert @

    #Dbacks GM Towers says club approached Golschmidt on long term deal.