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Rays trade target: 1B Paul Goldschmidt

Rays trade target: 1B Paul Goldschmidt

One of the best first basemen in the game would look right at home in Tropicana The Arizona Diamondbacks were last year’s Brewers: a team succeeding after a front office overhaul brought analytics to the fore. But this is 2018, where Arizona failed to reach the playoffs as players slumped or were missing in action. Accordingly, the team is headed for a rebuild, with any player available, including Gold Glove first baseman Paul Goldschmidt. I’m already salivating [Ed. note: calm down, Danny.]. Playing out the five-year, $32 million contract he signed ahead of the 2014 season,...
AZ Snake Pit Oct 16, 2018
Scoping a Potential Offseason Trade Market for Goldy

Scoping a Potential Offseason Trade Market for Goldy

What teams might be interested in Goldy for 2019? There has been a lot of speculation about what the Arizona Diamondbacks should do about Paul Goldschmidt for 2019 as Goldy becomes a free agent in 2020. At this time, the team has not ruled out a rebuild with Bob Nightengale reporting that the team will “listen” to offers on Goldy: The Arizona #Dbacks could be the most popular team this winter among GMs with the Dbacks expect to strip down the team and rebuild, with virtually everyone on the trade block. They'd love to move Zack Greinke, and will even listen on franchise icon Paull...
rssfeeds.azcentral.com Oct 15, 2018
Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt a perfect fit with New York Yankees?

Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt a perfect fit with New York Yankees?

Could a trade of star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt be among the possible moves for the Diamondbacks this offseason?         
AZ Snake Pit Oct 13, 2018
Diamondbacks Free-agent Discussion, #3: Daniel Descalso

Diamondbacks Free-agent Discussion, #3: Daniel Descalso

Does the Diamondbacks’ engine need a new clutch? Hohoho... By one metric, Daniel Descalso was runner-up to Paul Goldschmidt for Team MVP this year. That metric is Win Probability: for, despite having only 349 at-bats this year, Descalso accumulated +255% of win probability. Goldschmidt (+398%), David Peralta (+206%) and A.J. Pollock (+86%) were the only other position players to reach even +5%, which gives you some indication of how crucial Descalso was. By Fangraph’s clutch metric, Descalso rated a 1.63: not just best on the D-backs, but third-best in the National League, among all...
AZ Snake Pit Oct 10, 2018
Snake Bytes 10/10: One Empire Falls

Snake Bytes 10/10: One Empire Falls

The Dodgers are on their way to the NLCS to face off against the Brewers, but the Yankees will be staying home after falling to the Red Sox. Diamondbacks News Diamondbacks to Explore Trade Market It looks like Arizona’s front office will at least be taking calls on the availability of the likes of Paul Goldschmidt and Zack Greinke. THis could be the start of a rebuild, or it might simply be a careful and thorough inventory. Related: Possible Offseason Plans for Arizona Brad Ziegler Retires The long-time Arizona reliever calls it quits on his 39th birthday. Thank you to all my family,...
AZ Snake Pit Oct 2, 2018
Snake Bytes 10/2: Tomahawk Chop

Snake Bytes 10/2: Tomahawk Chop

The Atlanta Diamondbacks? Was this Dave Stewart’s vision all along? Diamondbacks News [D’backs.com] 5 offseason questions looming for D-backs - Plenty of questions. Just as many opinions on the way. It’ll be up to the Diamondbacks front office to develop the roadmap going forward. We’ll be here either way. [Arizona Sports] Diamondbacks mutually split with hitting coach Dave Magadan - Dave Magadan, Tim Laker, and Robert Van Scoyoc played paper-rock-scissors in the clubhouse on Monday to see who stayed. Laker and Van Scoyoc will now play chicken on the shoulders of Goldy and Peralta...
rssfeeds.azcentral.com Sep 30, 2018
Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo takes blame for Paul Goldschmidt’s slow finish

Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo takes blame for Paul Goldschmidt’s slow finish

Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo believes he is partly to blame for the way Paul Goldschmidt’s season ended.         
AZ Snake Pit Sep 30, 2018
Preview, #162: 9/30 @ Padres

Preview, #162: 9/30 @ Padres

Welcome to the last day of the regular season. Or perhaps not. Today's Lineups DIAMONDBACKS PADRES Ketel Marte - 2B Freddy Galvis - SS Chris Owings - 3B Wil Myers - 3B Paul Goldschmidt - 1B Franmil Reyes - RF Socrates Brito - RF Hunter Renfroe - LF Nick Ahmed - SS Eric Hosmer - 1B A.J. Pollock - CF Austin Hedges - C Patrick Kivlehan - LF Jose Pirela - 2B John Ryan Murphy - C Manuel Margot - CF Robbie Ray - LHP Joey Lucchesi - LHP Well, this should be interesting. Not, of course, so much for what may happen at Petco Park this afternoon, but for what will be...
AZ Snake Pit Sep 28, 2018
Preview, #160: 9/28 @ Padres

Preview, #160: 9/28 @ Padres

Any last milestones for the final series of the season? Today's Lineups DIAMONDBACKS PADRES Ketel Marte - 2B Freddy Galvis - SS Eduardo Escobar - 3B Wil Myers - 3B Paul Goldschmidt - 1B Franmil Reyes - RF David Peralta - LF Hunter Renfroe - LF Nick Ahmed - SS Eric Hosmer - 1B A.J. Pollock - CF Francisco Mejia - C Chris Owings - RF Jose Pirela - 2B John Ryan Murphy - C Manuel Margot - CF Patrick Corbin - LHP Eric Lauer - LHP With David Peralta having reached the 30-homer mark against the Dodgers earlier in the week, one of the big milestones was reached. Any...
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Diamondbacks trying to balance resting starters while staying competitive

Diamondbacks trying to balance resting starters while staying competitive

Manager Torey Lovullo opted to leave Paul Goldschmidt and David Peralta out of Monday’s lineup against Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw.         
AZ Snake Pit Sep 21, 2018
Preview, #154: 9/21 vs. Rockies

Preview, #154: 9/21 vs. Rockies

We have a dilemma. Today's Lineups ROCKIES DIAMONDBACKS Charlie Blackmon - CF Jon Jay - RF DJ LeMahieu - 2B Eduardo Escobar - 3B David Dahl - LF David Peralta - LF Nolan Arenado - 3B Paul Goldschmidt - 1B Carlos Gonzalez - RF Daniel Descalso - 2B Ian Desmond - 1B A.J. Pollock - CF Garrett Hampson - SS Nick Ahmed - SS Tony Wolters - C Jeff Mathis - C German Marquez - RHP Zack Greinke - RHP The Rockies, having abjectly failed to take care of their own business against the Dodgers, come into town 21⁄2 games back of Los Angeles in the NL West, with ten games...
rssfeeds.azcentral.com Sep 19, 2018
Torey Lovullo benches starters, says Diamondbacks still trying to win

Torey Lovullo benches starters, says Diamondbacks still trying to win

Manager Torey Lovullo said benching four everyday players, including Paul Goldschmidt, gave the Diamondbacks their “best” chance to win.         

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