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Paul Goldschmidt

Paul Edward Goldschmidt (Goldy)

Position: First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 225 lb.

Born: September 10, 1987 in Wilmington, DE
High School: The Woodlands HS (The Woodlands, TX)
School: Texas State University (San Marcos, TX)
Drafted
by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 8th round of the 2009 amateur draft.
Signed June 14, 2009. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 1, 2011 (Age 23.325, 17,632nd in MLB history)   vs. SFG 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Team: Diamondbacks 2011-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2018, 5 yrs/$32.05M (14-18) & 19 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 3.059, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Relativity Baseball [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2011 23 ARI NL 48 177 156 28 39 9 1 8 26 4 0 20 53 .250 .333 .474 .808 117 74 4 0 0 1 0 3
2012 24 ARI NL 145 587 514 82 147 43 1 20 82 18 3 60 130 .286 .359 .490 .850 126 252 9 4 0 9 4 *3
2013 ★ 25 ARI NL 160 710 602 103 182 36 3 36 125 15 7 99 145 .302 .401 .551 .952 160 332 25 3 0 5 19 *3 AS,MVP-2,GG,SS
2014 ★ 26 ARI NL 109 479 406 75 122 39 1 19 69 9 3 64 110 .300 .396 .542 .938 158 220 10 2 0 3 10 *3 AS
2015 ★ 27 ARI NL 125 555 450 81 149 29 2 25 94 20 5 96 114 .331 .446 .571 1.017 174 257 11 2 0 6 24 *3/D AS
5 Yrs 587 2508 2128 369 639 156 8 108 396 66 18 339 552 .300 .395 .533 .929 151 1135 59 11 0 24 57
162 Game Avg. 162 692 587 102 176 43 2 30 109 18 5 94 152 .300 .395 .533 .929 151 313 16 3 0 7 16

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2011 23 ARI NL 48 177 3 1 -0 -3 -2 -1 -0.2 6 4 0.4 .497 .499 0.7 -0.6 7 3
2012 24 ARI NL 145 587 20 2 -0 1 -8 15 1.6 18 33 3.4 .511 .510 3.1 -0.7 32 $482,000 *3
2013 ★ 25 ARI NL 160 710 46 0 -3 13 -9 47 4.9 22 68 7.1 .532 .532 5.7 0.3 55 $500,000 *3 AS,MVP-2,GG,SS
2014 ★ 26 ARI NL 109 479 33 3 -1 1 -6 30 3.1 15 44 4.5 .530 .520 4.5 -0.7 43 $1,100,000 *3 AS
2015 ★ 27 ARI NL 125 555 45 4 -1 15 -7 55 5.8 17 72 7.5 .547 .536 5.8 0.8 57 $3,100,000 *3/D AS
5 Seasons 587 2508 146 10 -5 27 -33 145 15.2 77 222 22.8 .527 .523 19.8 -1.0 195 $5,182,000

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2011 23 ARI NL 177 122 25 5.5 101 .323 .250 .262 .333 .330 .474 .409 .808 .739 117 .598 3.5 0.4 .810 .378 .224 5.3
2012 24 ARI NL 587 388 95 6.5 103 .340 .286 .264 .359 .330 .490 .419 .850 .749 126 .665 21.0 2.1 .873 .350 .204 18.9
2013 25 ARI NL 710 457 129 7.6 98 .343 .302 .260 .401 .325 .551 .404 .952 .730 160 .738 52.4 5.2 .978 .427 .249 21.2
2014 26 ARI NL 479 300 89 8.0 96 .368 .300 .259 .396 .323 .542 .399 .938 .722 158 .763 35.2 3.6 .983 .414 .241 12.2
2015 27 ARI NL 555 323 121 10.0 101 .391 .331 .264 .446 .328 .571 .415 1.017 .742 174 .818 52.9 5.2 1.167 .487 .240 22.2
5 Yrs 2508 1590 459 7.8 100 .356 .300 .262 .395 .327 .533 .409 .929 .736 151 .740 165.1 16.4 .979 .415 .233 81.9
162 Game Avg. 692 439 127 7.8 100 .356 .300 .262 .395 .327 .533 .409 .929 .736 151 .740 46 5 .979 .415 .233 23

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2011 23 ARI NL NLDS MIL L 4 19 16 4 7 0 0 2 6 1 0 2 5 .438 .526 .813 1.339 13 0 1 0 0 0
1 NLDS 4 19 16 4 7 0 0 2 6 1 0 2 5 .438 .526 .813 1.339 13 0 1 0 0 0

All-Star Batting

Year Tm Lg Age GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2013 ARI NL 25 DNP 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014 ARI NL 26 as 1B 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 ARI NL 27 as 1B 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 Yrs (3 GP) 8 8 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .375 .625 3 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2011 23 ARI NL 177 4.5% 29.9% 11.3% 10.2% 46% 2.65 2.9 19.5 6.0 0.79 1.25 54% 15% 14.5% 5%
2012 24 ARI NL 587 3.4% 22.2% 10.2% 10.9% 44% 2.17 4.0 25.7 6.3 0.66 0.95 64% 25% 9.2% 8%
2013 25 ARI NL 710 5.1% 20.4% 13.9% 10.6% 41% 1.46 4.2 16.7 4.8 0.80 1.26 60% 28% 15.1% 7%
2014 26 ARI NL 479 4.0% 23.0% 13.4% 12.3% 48% 1.72 3.7 21.4 5.9 0.83 1.20 58% 30% 12.3% 6%
2015 27 ARI NL 555 4.5% 20.5% 17.3% 10.1% 38% 1.19 3.9 18.0 4.8 0.72 1.00 57% 33% 14.0% 10%
5 Yrs 2508 4.3% 22.0% 13.5% 10.9% 43% 1.63 3.9 19.7 5.4 0.75 1.11 59% 28% 12.8% 7%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.7% 7.8% 7.5% 33% 2.52 4.6 35.8 8.5 0.83 1.11 68% 22% 7.6% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2011 23 ARI NL 3.5 0.4 185 0.6 3.9 -3.3 1.02 0.3 0.3 3.7 0.4 1.03 2.7 1.86 6
2012 24 ARI NL 21.0 2.1 618 3.4 12.7 -9.3 .96 3.8 -0.2 38.6 3.7 0.97 38.7 1.97 7
2013 25 ARI NL 53.2 5.3 745 8.0 19.3 -11.3 1.11 5.3 1.9 67.4 6.7 0.96 55.6 1.20 2
2014 26 ARI NL 35.2 3.6 504 2.6 10.0 -7.4 1.02 3.6 -1.0 41.0 4.1 0.92 40.8 0
2015 27 ARI NL 52.9 5.2 590 5.5 13.1 -7.6 1.01 5.1 0.4 54.7 5.3 0.93 55.2 3.32 1
5 Yrs 165.9 16.5 2642 20.2 59.1 -38.9 1.03 18.1 1.6 205.4 20.1 0.95 192.8 1.92 16

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2011 23 ARI NL 0 0 39% 50 4 0 100% 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 6 25% 7 6 1 6 4 2 7 5 2
2012 24 ARI NL 9 0 33% 256 18 3 86% 14 3 4 0 0 0 2 1 4 3 1 0 0 14 48% 32 23 9 6 1 5 26 9 17
2013 25 ARI NL 4 1 27% 277 15 7 68% 15 6 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 21 41% 41 32 9 6 3 3 23 6 17
2014 26 ARI NL 6 4 33% 217 9 3 75% 8 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 15 55% 28 18 10 10 3 7 27 8 19
2015 27 ARI NL 4 1 25% 224 20 5 80% 20 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 3 20 46% 39 24 15 13 5 8 16 7 8
5 Yrs 23 6 30% 1024 66 18 79% 61 16 5 2 0 0 5 4 11 4 3 1 3 76 46% 147 103 44 41 16 25 99 35 63

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2011 23 ARI NL 177 24% 39 2 0 6 1 1 1 1.86 8 0 6 6 2 2 6 0 0 0 36 4 11% 17 1 6% 130 18 14% 14 5 36% 6 2 33% 0
2012 24 ARI NL 587 34% 147 16 0 7 0 0 1 1.97 20 0 10 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 104 9 9% 57 17 30% 363 65 18% 40 17 43% 28 13 46% 0
2013 25 ARI NL 710 24% 182 16 0 2 0 0 0 1.20 36 3 16 25 11 17 19 0 0 0 164 25 15% 60 26 43% 450 94 21% 43 29 67% 35 23 66% 0
2014 26 ARI NL 479 21% 122 8 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 6 16 3 10 9 0 0 0 103 10 10% 41 17 41% 279 53 19% 27 18 67% 21 16 76% 0
2015 27 ARI NL 555 21% 149 13 0 1 1 0 0 3.32 25 0 9 18 7 9 16 0 0 0 107 11 10% 42 18 43% 346 72 21% 39 23 59% 24 14 58% 0
5 Yrs 2508 25% 639 55 0 16 2 1 2 1.92 108 3 47 75 33 48 60 0 0 0 514 59 11% 217 79 36% 1568 302 19% 163 92 56% 114 68 60% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 11% 31% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2011 23 ARI NL 178 788 4.43 474 60.2% 32.3% 20.9% 24.9% 21.9% 67.7% 0.0% 40.7% 69.2% 23.6% 5.1% 9 3 20.2% 36 14 16.9% 30 16 14 39 26.4% 0 0 0
2012 24 ARI NL 588 2348 3.99 1462 62.6% 29.8% 17.2% 26.1% 26.9% 70.2% 1.4% 43.9% 75.4% 28.4% 5.1% 30 6 14.1% 83 27 10.0% 59 32 32 98 24.6% 0 0 0
2013 25 ARI NL 712 2931 4.12 1738 60.7% 31.4% 15.7% 26.3% 26.6% 68.6% 5.7% 41.6% 77.2% 21.2% 7.9% 56 5 18.7% 133 35 10.1% 72 32 35 110 24.1% 0 0 0
2014 26 ARI NL 480 1976 4.12 1157 59.5% 33.9% 17.3% 22.9% 25.9% 66.1% 4.0% 39.4% 73.9% 21.7% 9.0% 43 9 19.2% 92 24 11.3% 54 25 31 79 28.2% 0 0 0
2015 27 ARI NL 555 2325 4.19 1308 58.2% 31.3% 17.1% 25.4% 26.1% 68.7% 7.8% 40.0% 75.1% 25.4% 10.6% 59 3 21.4% 119 22 13.7% 76 35 28 86 24.6% 0 0 0
5 Yrs 2513 10368 4.13 6139 60.3% 31.6% 17.1% 25.3% 26.1% 68.4% 4.5% 41.3% 75.1% 24.1% 7.8% 197 26 18.4% 463 122 11.6% 291 140 140 412 25.4% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 64.0% 27.5% 16.0% 27.2% 29.4% 72.5% 1.4% 46.4% 78.0% 27.2% 4.6% 13.7% 8.3% 24.0%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2011 23 48 177 156 28 39 9 1 8 26 4 0 20 53 .250 .333 .474 .808 117 74 4 0 0 1 0
2012 24 193 764 670 110 186 52 2 28 108 22 3 80 183 .278 .353 .487 .840 124 326 13 4 0 10 4
2013 25 353 1474 1272 213 368 88 5 64 233 37 10 179 328 .289 .376 .517 .893 141 658 38 7 0 15 23
2014 26 462 1953 1678 288 490 127 6 83 302 46 13 243 438 .292 .381 .523 .904 145 878 48 9 0 18 33
2015 27 587 2508 2128 369 639 156 8 108 396 66 18 339 552 .300 .395 .533 .929 151 1135 59 11 0 24 57

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2011 23 48 179 157 29 40 9 1 8 27 4 21 53 .255 .341 .478 .818 26 48
2012 24 145 588 515 83 148 43 1 20 83 18 60 130 .287 .361 .491 .852 92 145
2013 25 160 723 611 111 191 38 3 38 135 16 104 145 .313 .412 .571 .983 144 160
2014 26 109 486 413 82 129 41 1 20 75 10 68 110 .312 .409 .562 .971 95 109
2015 27 125 569 459 89 158 31 2 27 103 21 102 114 .344 .460 .597 1.057 126 125
5 Yrs 587 2545 2155 394 666 162 8 113 423 69 355 552 .309 .406 .549 .954 483 587
162 Game Avg. 162 702 595 109 184 45 2 31 117 19 98 152 .309 .406 .549 .954 133 587



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2013 NL (2, 57%)
0.58 Career Shares (408th)

Gold Gloves
2013 NL (1B)

Silver Sluggers
2013 NL (1B)

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2015 May 3rd NL Player of the Week

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
2013 NL  7.1 (5th)
2015 NL  7.5 (3rd)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
2013 NL  7.1 (3rd)
2015 NL  7.5 (2nd)

Offensive WARs c a p y
2013 NL  5.7 (5th)
2015 NL  5.8 (2nd)

Batting Average s c a p y
2015 NL  .331 (3rd)

On-Base% s c a p y
2013 NL  .401 (4th)
2014 NL  .396 (7th)**
2015 NL  .446 (3rd)

Slugging % s c a p y
2013 NL  .551 (1st)
2014 NL  .542 (5th)**
2015 NL  .571 (2nd)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
2013 NL  .952 (1st)
2014 NL  .938 (4th)**
2015 NL  1.017 (2nd)

Games Played s c a p y
2013 NL  160 (5th)
2015 NL  125 (1st)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
2013 NL  710 (4th)
2015 NL  555 (1st)

Runs Scored s c a p y
2013 NL  103 (3rd)
2015 NL  81 (4th)

Hits s c a p y
2013 NL  182 (4th)
2015 NL  149 (3rd)

Total Bases s c a p y
2013 NL  332 (1st)
2015 NL  257 (3rd)

Doubles s c a p y
2012 NL  43 (4th)
2013 NL  36 (10th)
2014 NL  39 (4th)
2015 NL  29 (8th)

Home Runs s c a p y
2013 NL  36 (1st)
2015 NL  25 (6th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
2013 NL  125 (1st)
2015 NL  94 (1st)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
2013 NL  99 (3rd)
2015 NL  96 (2nd)

Strikeouts s c a p y
2013 NL  145 (7th)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
2015 NL  20 (9th)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
2013 NL  160 (1st)
2015 NL  174 (2nd)

Runs Created s c a p y
2013 NL  129 (2nd)
2015 NL  121 (2nd)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
2013 NL  52 (2nd)
2014 NL  35 (5th)
2015 NL  53 (2nd)
Active  165 (26th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
2013 NL  5.3 (2nd)
2014 NL  3.5 (5th)
2015 NL  5.2 (2nd)
Active  16.4 (25th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
2013 NL  75 (1st)
2015 NL  56 (5th)

Times On Base s c a p y
2013 NL  284 (3rd)
2015 NL  247 (1st)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
2013 NL  .738 (8th)
2015 NL  .818 (2nd)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
2012 NL  9 (1st)
2015 NL  6 (9th)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
2013 NL  19 (1st)
2014 NL  10 (6th)
2015 NL  24 (1st)
Active  57 (29th)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
2013 NL  25 (3rd)

SB % s c a p y
2012 NL  85.71 (8th)
Active  78.57 (35th)
Career  78.57 (74th)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
2013 NL  21.2 (6th)
2015 NL  22.2 (1st)

AB per HR s c a p y
2013 NL  16.7 (2nd)
2015 NL  18.0 (9th)

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
2012 NL  38.58 (7th)
2013 NL  67.41 (1st)
2014 NL  41.04 (5th)
2015 NL  54.70 (2nd)
Active  205.39 (21st)
Career  205.39 (216th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2013 NL  8.0 (1st)
2015 NL  5.5 (2nd)
Active  20.2 (21st)
Career  20.2 (188th)

Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2012 NL  3.8 (8th)
2013 NL  5.3 (2nd)
2014 NL  3.6 (6th)
2015 NL  5.1 (3rd)
Active  18.1 (30th)
Career  18.1 (229th)

Base-Out Wins Added (REW)s c a p y
2012 NL  3.7 (8th)
2013 NL  6.7 (1st)
2014 NL  4.1 (5th)
2015 NL  5.3 (2nd)
Active  20.1 (21st)
Career  20.1 (217th)

                                         
A ** by the stat's value indicates the player had fewer than the required number of at bats or plate appearances for the BA, OBP, SLG or OPS title that year. In order to rank the player, the necessary number of hitless at bats were added to the player's season total. The value printed here is their actual value and not the value used to rank them, therefore some numbers may appear out of order. Requirements to qualify for rate stats.
Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 16 (144), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 57 (448), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 48 (407), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 28 (384), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS First Base (103rd), 22.8 career WAR/22.8 7yr-peak WAR/22.8 JAWS
Average HOF 1B (out of 19) = 65.9 career WAR/42.4 7yr-peak WAR/54.2 JAWS

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