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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 2011-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2018, 5 yrs/$32.05M (14-18) & 19 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 4.059, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Excel Sports Management, previously: Relativity Baseball [*]
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Standard Batting

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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 159 695 567 103 182 38 2 33 110 21 5 118 151 .321 .435 .570 1.005 169 323 16 2 0 7 29 *3/D AS,MVP-2,GG,SS
2016 ★ 28 ARI NL 125 562 457 85 139 27 3 20 78 20 5 93 113 .304 .422 .508 .930 142 232 12 5 0 6 12 *3/D AS
6 Yrs 746 3210 2702 476 811 192 11 136 490 87 23 454 702 .300 .400 .530 .930 149 1433 76 16 0 31 74
162 Game Avg. 162 697 587 103 176 42 2 30 106 19 5 99 152 .300 .400 .530 .930 149 311 17 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 159 695 53 4 -2 18 -9 64 6.7 22 86 8.8 .543 .542 6.8 0.9 68 $3,100,000 *3/D AS,MVP-2,GG,SS
2016 ★ 28 ARI NL 125 562 28 2 -0 5 -7 27 2.6 17 44 4.2 .522 .517 3.8 -0.3 39 *3/D AS
6 Seasons 746 3210 182 12 -7 35 -42 181 18.7 99 280 28.4 .526 .524 24.6 -1.2 245 $5,182,000

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

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2011 ARI NL 23 1B 43 41 40 368.0 373 351 22 0 22 1.000 -5 -3 -15 -9 9.12 8.67 .994 9.33 9.31
2012 ARI NL 24 1B 139 136 133 1205.1 1306 1234 65 7 106 .995 -5 1 -5 1 9.70 9.35 .992 9.29 9.18
2013 ARI NL 25 1B 159 158 150 1446.0 1598 1494 99 5 118 .997 12 13 10 11 9.91 10.02 .994 9.42 9.41 AS,MVP-2,GG,SS
2014 ARI NL 26 1B 109 108 106 966.1 1021 934 80 7 83 .993 3 1 4 1 9.44 9.30 .993 9.29 9.27 AS
2015 ARI NL 27 1B 157 155 143 1381.2 1506 1378 123 5 129 .997 5 18 4 16 9.78 9.56 .994 9.30 9.23 AS,MVP-2,GG,SS
2015 ARI NL 27 DH 2 2 AS,MVP-2,GG,SS
2016 ARI NL 28 1B 124 124 118 1103.1 1201 1101 96 4 102 .997 4 5 4 5 9.76 9.65 .994 9.11 9.07 AS
2016 ARI NL 28 DH 1 1 AS
6 Seasons 1B 731 722 690 6470.2 7005 6492 485 28 560 .996 14 35 3 6 9.70 9.54 .993 9.29 9.24
2 Seasons DH 3 3
6 Seasons TOT 731 722 690 6470.2 7005 6492 485 28 560 .996 14 35 3 6 9.70 9.54 .993 9.29 9.24
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1930 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1930 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1930 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1913 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1930 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1913) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1930 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

All-Star Games
2013 *
2014 (1B)
2015 (1B)
2016 *

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2013 NL (2, 57%)
2015 NL (2, 56%)
1.14 Career Shares (219th)

Gold Gloves
2013 NL (1B)
2015 NL (1B)
All multiple winners

Silver Sluggers
2013 NL (1B)
2015 NL (1B)
All multiple winners

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  8.8 (4th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
2013 NL  7.1 (3rd)
2015 NL  8.8 (2nd)
2016 NL  4.3 (8th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
2013 NL  5.7 (5th)
2015 NL  6.8 (3rd)
2016 NL  3.8 (8th)

Batting Average s c a p y
2015 NL  .321 (3rd)
Active  .300 (13th)
Career  .300 (203rd)

On-Base% s c a p y
2013 NL  .401 (4th)
2014 NL  .396 (7th)**
2015 NL  .435 (3rd)
2016 NL  .422 (2nd)
Active  .400 (3rd)
Career  .400 (57th)

Slugging % s c a p y
2013 NL  .551 (1st)
2014 NL  .542 (5th)**
2015 NL  .570 (3rd)
Active  .530 (9th)
Career  .530 (49th)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
2013 NL  .952 (1st)
2014 NL  .938 (4th)**
2015 NL  1.005 (2nd)
2016 NL  .930 (8th)
Active  .930 (6th)
Career  .930 (37th)

Games Played s c a p y
2013 NL  160 (5th)
2015 NL  159 (2nd)
2016 NL  125 (1st)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
2013 NL  710 (4th)
2015 NL  695 (2nd)
2016 NL  562 (1st)

Runs Scored s c a p y
2013 NL  103 (3rd)
2015 NL  103 (3rd)
2016 NL  85 (4th)

Hits s c a p y
2013 NL  182 (4th)
2015 NL  182 (3rd)
2016 NL  139 (10th)

Total Bases s c a p y
2013 NL  332 (1st)
2015 NL  323 (3rd)

Doubles s c a p y
2012 NL  43 (4th)
2013 NL  36 (10th)
2014 NL  39 (4th)
2015 NL  38 (5th)

Home Runs s c a p y
2013 NL  36 (1st)
2015 NL  33 (5th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
2013 NL  125 (1st)
2015 NL  110 (2nd)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
2013 NL  99 (3rd)
2015 NL  118 (3rd)
2016 NL  93 (1st)

Strikeouts s c a p y
2013 NL  145 (7th)
2015 NL  151 (7th)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
2016 NL  20 (8th)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
2013 NL  160 (1st)
2015 NL  170 (3rd)
2016 NL  142 (10th)
Active  149 (5th)
Career  149 (37th)

Runs Created s c a p y
2013 NL  129 (2nd)
2015 NL  146 (3rd)
2016 NL  105 (3rd)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
2013 NL  52 (2nd)
2014 NL  35 (6th)
2015 NL  63 (3rd)
2016 NL  33 (6th)
Active  207 (20th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
2013 NL  5.3 (2nd)
2014 NL  3.6 (6th)
2015 NL  6.2 (3rd)
2016 NL  3.2 (6th)
Active  20.5 (19th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
2013 NL  75 (1st)
2015 NL  73 (5th)

Times On Base s c a p y
2013 NL  284 (3rd)
2015 NL  302 (2nd)
2016 NL  237 (1st)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
2013 NL  .738 (8th)
2015 NL  .802 (3rd)
2016 NL  .735 (5th)
Active  .739 (3rd)
Career  .739 (34th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
2012 NL  9 (1st)
2016 NL  6 (8th)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
2013 NL  19 (1st)
2014 NL  10 (6th)
2015 NL  29 (1st)
2016 NL  12 (3rd)
Active  74 (16th)
Career  74 (214th)

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

SB % s c a p y
2012 NL  85.71 (8th)
2015 NL  80.77 (9th)
Active  79.09 (32nd)
Career  79.09 (67th)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
2013 NL  21.2 (6th)
2015 NL  25.7 (2nd)
2016 NL  20.0 (2nd)
Active  106.1 (42nd)

AB per HR s c a p y
2013 NL  16.7 (2nd)
2015 NL  17.2 (7th)
Active  19.9 (22nd)
Career  19.9 (125th)

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
2012 NL  38.58 (7th)
2013 NL  67.27 (1st)
2014 NL  41.05 (4th)
2015 NL  59.72 (3rd)
2016 NL  33.14 (5th)
Active  243.41 (17th)
Career  243.41 (191st)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2013 NL  8.0 (1st)
2015 NL  6.2 (2nd)
2016 NL  3.6 (3rd)
Active  24.5 (16th)
Career  24.5 (167th)

Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2012 NL  3.8 (8th)
2013 NL  5.3 (2nd)
2014 NL  3.5 (6th)
2015 NL  6.0 (3rd)
2016 NL  3.8 (3rd)
Active  22.8 (22nd)
Career  22.8 (190th)

Base-Out Wins Added (REW)s c a p y
2012 NL  3.7 (8th)
2013 NL  6.6 (1st)
2014 NL  4.1 (6th)
2015 NL  5.8 (4th)
2016 NL  3.1 (6th)
Active  23.7 (17th)
Career  23.7 (195th)

Putoutss c a p y
2012 NL  1,234 (4th)
2013 NL  1,494 (1st)
2015 NL  1,378 (1st)
2016 NL  1,101 (1st)
Active  6,492 (23rd)

Def. Games as 1B s c a p y
2013 NL  159 (2nd)
2015 NL  157 (2nd)
2016 NL  124 (2nd)
Active  731 (14th)

Putouts as 1B s c a p y
2012 NL  1,234 (4th)
2013 NL  1,494 (1st)
2015 NL  1,378 (1st)
2016 NL  1,101 (1st)
Active  6,492 (12th)

Assists as 1B s c a p y
2013 NL  99 (4th)
2015 NL  123 (3rd)
2016 NL  96 (1st)
Active  485 (13th)

Errors Committed as 1B s c a p y
2012 NL  7 (5th)
Active  28 (21st)

Double Plays Turned as 1B s c a p y
2012 NL  106 (4th)
2013 NL  118 (2nd)
2015 NL  129 (1st)
2016 NL  102 (2nd)
Active  560 (14th)

Total Zone Runs as 1B s c a p y
2013 NL  12 (1st)
2015 NL  5 (5th)
Active  14 (11th)
Career  14 (65th)

Range Factor/9Inn as 1Bs c a p y
2012 NL  9.70 (2nd)
2013 NL  9.91 (4th)
2014 NL  9.44 (5th)
2015 NL  9.78 (5th)
2016 NL  9.76 (3rd)
Active  9.70 (2nd)
Career  9.70 (53rd)

Range Factor/Game as 1B s c a p y
2012 NL  9.35 (2nd)
2013 NL  10.02 (1st)
2014 NL  9.30 (2nd)
2015 NL  9.56 (1st)
2016 NL  9.65 (1st)
Active  9.54 (1st)
Career  9.54 (95th)

Fielding % as 1B s c a p y
2012 NL  .995 (3rd)
2013 NL  .997 (2nd)
2015 NL  .997 (3rd)
2016 NL  .997 (3rd)
Active  .996 (3rd)
Career  .996 (7th)

             
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 1930-1973, 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 - 14 (173), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 66 (391), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 60 (338), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 29 (357), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS First Base (73rd), 28.4 career WAR/28.4 7yr-peak WAR/28.4 JAWS
Average HOF 1B (out of 19) = 65.9 career WAR/42.5 7yr-peak WAR/54.2 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2012 24 Arizona Diamondbacks $482,000 0.059 contracts
2013 25 Arizona Diamondbacks $500,000 1.059 contracts
2014 26 Arizona Diamondbacks $1,100,000 2.059 contracts
2015 27 Arizona Diamondbacks $3,100,000 3.059 contracts
201628Arizona Diamondbacks$5,875,0004.059
201729Arizona Diamondbacks$8,875,000
201830Arizona Diamondbacks$11,100,000
201931Arizona Diamondbacks*$14,500,000 $14.5M Team Option, $2M Buyout
Earliest Free Agent: 2019
Career to date (may be incomplete)$5,182,000Does not include future salaries ($25.85M)
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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Finnish: Paul Goldschmidt tilastot
French: Paul Goldschmidt statistiques
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Polish: Paul Goldschmidt Statystyki
Russian: Голдшмидт, Пол Статистика

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