The Cardinals’ search for an impact bat to upgrade their lineup is complete. The club on Wednesday acquired All-Star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt from the D-backs in exchange for catcher Carson Kelly, right-hander Luke Weaver, Minor League infielder Andy Young and St. Louis’ Compensation Round B selection in next year’s Draft. The Cardinals will hold […]
The Cardinals introduced their new superstar first baseman on Friday, welcoming Paul Goldschmidt to St. Louis at a press conference at Busch Stadium. “I don’t know a player in baseball that doesn’t want to play here,” Goldschmidt said, donning a No. 46 Cardinals jersey. “There are certain organizations that are just known for greatness, and […]
JUPITER, Fla. — It might be a fresh team and also a fresh year, but that’s all that’s changed for Paul Goldschmidt. The finished his first day of Spring Training at the Cardinals’ camp by meeting the press and explaining his new uniform wouldn’t change his way. JUPITER, Fla. — It might be a fresh […]
Could another trade with Arizona be in the works?
It’s a simply put question, but as always there’s no answer without a discussion. So here we go. Two players who have been franchise cornerstones for their respective teams, Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado are both nearing free agency and that has gotten many to wonder whether or not Arizona will trade Goldschmidt and whether […]
Paul Goldschmidt has arguably been the best player in the NL for the last six seasons, and the Los Angeles Dodgers have had to contend with him being in their division that entire time.
JUPITER, Fla. — Paul Goldschmidt will be a Cardinal through the 2024 season, St. Louis officially announced on Saturday. Goldschmidt and the Cardinals agreed on a five-year extension that will take effect following the 2019 season and pay $130 million. St. Louis acquired the slugging first baseman in a trade in December that sent pitcher […]
In 2017, the Arizona Diamondbacks won 93 games and made it to the NLDS. In 2018, the Diamondbacks weren’t quite as successful, but they did still finish over .500 and actually finished with a more positive run differential than the Colorado Rockies, who made it to the NLDS and finished the regular season proper with […]
After some key offseason acquisitions for the Cardinals, M-SABR’s Harry Silverman has some thoughts on what to expect from them in 2019.
Goldschmidt, 31, is entering his walk year and can be a free agent after the 2019 season
Plenty of changes have taken place for the Arizona Diamondbacks over the years, but one of the few constants has been the generally stellar (and underrated) play of first baseman Paul Goldschmidt. Since debuting in 2011, the only players at his position to accumulate more fWAR than Goldy’s 36.3 are Joey Votto (40.8) and Miguel […]
The Arizona Diamondbacks traded away their franchise cornerstone on Wednesday when they traded superstar first baseman Paul Goldschmidt to the St. Louis Cardinals for pitcher Luke Weaver, catcher Carson Kelly, infielder Andrew Young, and a Competitive Balance Round B 2019 draft pick. Goldschmidt had a solid 2018 season in which he hit .290/.389/.533 with 33 home runs and 83 […]
The St. Louis Cardinals have added one of the National League’s most dangerous hitters to their lineup.