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Paul Goldschmidt
1B | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 220LBS | Age: 33

Draft: 2009 | Rd: 8, #246, Arizona Diamondbacks | Texas State
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 59 55 10 14 1 5 0 .255 .305 .345 .650
11 Seasons 5680 4818 847 1409 250 833 128 .292 .391 .520 .911
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .255 1 5 0 .650
11 Seasons .292 250 833 128 .911

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 2917 423 53 12.5 92 114 12.9 39.2 .274 .549 .419 .398 .476 47.3 21.8 17
2016 3012 437 34 7.8 91 112 11 33 .268 .452 .382 .362 .408 43.1 21.3 15.6
2017 2762 415 55 13.3 91.5 112.4 11.6 32.8 .283 .559 .400 .396 .474 47.5 22.1 14.2
2018 2905 420 57 13.6 90.8 112.9 15.7 37.1 .271 .532 .390 .384 .480 44 25.1 13
2019 2888 434 49 11.3 90.2 111.5 15.5 36.2 .253 .502 .346 .354 .429 42.8 24.3 11.4
2020 978 149 16 10.7 89.2 111.3 11.7 42.3 .285 .509 .387 .395 .432 40.9 18.6 16
2021 233 39 3 7.7 95.6 109.1 17.3 30.8 .310 .562 .273 .383 .476 66.7 22.2 5.6
15695 2317 267 11.5 91 114 13.3 36 .271 .519 .385 .380 .452 45 22.6 14.3
6.4 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .313 .362 35.1 21.8 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 132 56.7 37 34 10 7 2 0 1 7 27 .294 .334 .441 .605 .350 .417 95.5 17 18.6 12.7
2021 Breaking 73 31.3 12 12 1 1 0 0 0 4 8 .083 .183 .083 .375 .074 .230 92.6 22 40.7 22.2
2021 Offspeed 28 12.0 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .449 .200 .721 .178 .493 101.8 11 25.0 6.7
2020 Fastballs 563 57.6 137 111 39 22 11 0 6 23 88 .351 .323 .613 .640 .459 .457 90.6 15 18.2 14.6
2020 Breaking 321 32.9 63 54 13 11 2 0 0 13 42 .241 .206 .278 .255 .282 .266 88.0 6 31.6 12.6
2020 Offspeed 93 9.5 31 26 6 6 0 0 0 7 19 .231 .289 .231 .479 .284 .388 85.5 11 31.9 23.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 42.3 19.4 32.9 5.4 28.8 40.9 30.3 1.9 30.3 21.3 23.2 8.7 12.5
2016 47.4 19 28.1 5.5 38.2 35.2 26.5 1.8 33.4 20.1 27.9 7.6 7.8
2017 45.5 25.5 24.8 4.1 35.7 40.5 23.9 3.1 30.4 18.3 26.5 8.4 13.3
2018 38.8 22.9 29.5 8.8 34.3 38.1 27.6 2.6 28.6 23.6 22.4 9.3 13.6
2019 38.5 29.7 24.4 7.4 37.8 37.6 24.7 3.5 25.3 24.7 24.2 9 11.3
2020 34.9 20.1 38.9 6 33.6 34.9 31.5 3.4 30.9 22.1 25.5 7.4 10.7
2021 41 35.9 17.9 5.1 38.5 41 20.5 0 25.6 23.1 30.8 12.8 7.7
42 23.3 28.5 6.2 35 38.2 26.8 2.6 29.6 21.7 25 8.6 11.5
45.3 22 25.6 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.5 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2021 Curveball -10.9 -2 14 6 3 0 0 0 16.7 0 0 .238 .849 .431 66.7
2021 Changeup 2.2 1 27 11.6 5 .2 .2 .18 25 20 6.7 .449 .721 .493 100
2021 Cutter -5.2 -1 17 7.3 5 0 0 0 27.3 40 22.2 .126 .205 .136 66.7
2021 Slider -2.8 -2 59 25.3 9 .111 .111 .1 47.6 44.4 23.5 .165 .217 .163 40
2021 4-Seamer 2.1 1 56 24 15 .231 .538 .37 19.2 26.7 16.7 .309 .688 .449 55.6
2021 Sinker -0.5 0 59 25.3 17 .438 .5 .432 15.2 5.9 4.5 .419 .661 .472 73.3
2021 Splitter -2.7 0 1 0.4
2020 Splitter 3.4 1 15 1.5 4 .333 .333 .4 33.3 25 20 .34 .396 .42 0
2020 Curveball 0.2 0 98 10 17 .267 .333 .315 21.7 23.5 12.5 .205 .286 .27 9.1
2020 Cutter 5.1 3 67 6.9 17 .417 .833 .576 23.8 17.6 17.6 .303 .646 .485 44.4
2020 Changeup -1.9 -1 78 8 27 .217 .217 .27 31.7 22.2 24 .282 .49 .383 41.2
2020 Slider -1 -2 224 22.9 46 .231 .256 .275 34.1 19.6 12.5 .206 .243 .264 29
2020 Sinker 0.9 2 201 20.6 47 .306 .417 .404 16.9 17 12.9 .29 .443 .404 42.9
2020 4-Seamer 1.9 6 295 30.2 73 .365 .683 .479 18.3 16.4 15.2 .346 .752 .488 54.9
2019 Splitter -5.2 -1 21 0.7 7 0 0 0 30 42.9 25 .166 .475 .256 25
2019 Cutter 0.7 1 206 7.1 41 .286 .4 .357 33.3 26.8 17.5 .236 .37 .319 29.2
2019 Curveball 2.2 6 294 10.2 53 .286 .5 .41 16.7 17 9.2 .274 .539 .413 42.4
2019 Changeup 1 3 283 9.8 88 .208 .429 .352 30.8 22.7 16.3 .253 .506 .361 36.8
2019 Slider 1.5 9 582 20.2 125 .313 .5 .386 39.1 32 20.2 .25 .45 .333 41.7
2019 Sinker -0.5 -2 496 17.2 138 .267 .42 .329 17 20.3 19.7 .278 .458 .328 44.7
2019 4-Seamer 1 9 934 32.3 213 .246 .564 .39 23.7 23.5 16.4 .258 .621 .404 47.7
2018 Splitter 0.1 0 25 0.9 6 .2 .2 .267 30.8 33.3 15.4 .171 .197 .25 33.3
2018 Cutter 2 3 152 5.2 44 .308 .564 .407 24.7 27.3 26.7 .225 .406 .316 29.6
2018 Curveball 1.7 5 273 9.4 56 .273 .523 .414 31 28.6 22.2 .222 .43 .368 42.9
2018 Changeup 1.7 4 250 8.6 67 .233 .45 .371 33.9 35.8 24.5 .183 .358 .279 30.6
2018 Slider 0.7 5 661 22.8 140 .266 .444 .355 43.9 37.9 21.5 .213 .389 .307 39.4
2018 Sinker 2.3 14 604 20.8 143 .333 .611 .455 15.3 11.9 11.7 .344 .621 .445 45
2018 4-Seamer 1 9 935 32.2 222 .299 .572 .414 20.6 22.1 16.9 .312 .677 .451 51.7
2017 Knuckleball 0.7 0 23 0.8 5 .25 .25 .32 50 40 40 .066 .078 .189 0
2017 Splitter 4.5 1 27 1 8 .2 .8 .513 50 37.5 33.3 .085 .327 .365 50
2017 Cutter 1.6 3 171 6.2 47 .293 .463 .391 24.7 14.9 13.5 .333 .513 .404 38.2
2017 Curveball 1.4 3 234 8.5 51 .196 .37 .302 18.6 19.6 12 .23 .412 .311 33.3
2017 Changeup 3.2 7 235 8.5 57 .347 .531 .424 34.9 21.1 15.2 .288 .506 .386 43.2
2017 Slider -0.8 -5 563 20.4 117 .186 .314 .264 37.3 33.3 22 .178 .282 .256 32.3
2017 Sinker 3 19 628 22.7 153 .389 .683 .494 17.3 15 14.5 .372 .777 .512 52.9
2017 4-Seamer 2.5 22 869 31.5 209 .317 .705 .47 25.1 23.9 19.3 .294 .642 .422 58.2
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2011 196 858 0 -1 7 3 9
2012 583 2336 10 -3 15 9 32
2013 690 2862 8 18 23 12 61
2014 456 1915 10 -1 18 8 35
2015 650 2753 10 7 19 15 51
2016 678 2930 8 -14 24 14 32
2017 665 2813 31 -14 19 15 51
2018 679 2902 2 2 21 15 40
2019 703 2971 4 -14 19 16 26
2020 245 1029 -4 -1 8 5 9
2021 54 233 -1 -3 1 1 -3
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 2917 45.9 59.5 79.4 20.4 64.3 40.5 24.4 38.1 25.2 6.9 72.6
2016 3012 45.7 59.7 81.5 20.7 66.3 42.4 22.3 38.4 22.9 7.1 73.6
2017 2762 46 62.1 78.6 23 61.7 42 24.8 40.9 26.5 7.1 74
2018 2905 45.6 62 79.4 26 61.6 42.4 26.2 42.4 26.4 6.6 68.8
2019 2888 47.4 66.3 77.6 28.2 65 42.5 30.6 46.5 26.3 6.9 69.6
2020 978 46.8 61.1 80.4 22.5 66.7 42.6 22.9 40.6 23.7 6.7 78.8
2021 233 49.8 63.8 85.1 36.8 58.1 35.2 27.8 50.2 24.8 7.3 58.8
15695 46.2 61.9 79.4 23.7 63.8 41.9 25.5 41.3 25.4 6.9 72
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 58.9 42.6 29 46.9 24.4 7.2 75.7

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 97 84 98 98 98 97 96 95 96 29 99 25 65
2016 88 73 68 63 97 71 61 84 81 38 98 49 61
2017 96 86 97 95 97 97 93 98 96 37 94 30 45 89
2018 95 81 96 96 92 97 93 83 83 21 88 35 48 14
2019 78 45 82 86 69 89 80 68 73 33 81 37 44 91
2020 93 86 86 79 96 79 71 57 60 71 94 61 36 92
2021 73 84 81 74 60 56 48 97 99 54 26 61 46 9
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 22.8 36 39.4 -3 13 25 19 52.8
2020 23.1 8 10 -2 8 8 5 62.5
2021 22.7 1 1.8 -1 2 2 1 100

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 36 41 45 42 46 34 39 44 41 41 48 40 28 33 39 42 32 41 38 43 30 36 35 44 41 47 39 35 40 34 45
2020 8 11 13 10 15 8 9 10 10 12 15 9 5 11 9 14 6 9 11 12 6 9 8 10 7 14 10 7 10 8 12
2021 1 1 5 1 4 1 1 1 2 2 3 2 1 3 1 3 1 1 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 3
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 92 91 -1 91.5 0.5 90.8 -0.7 90.2 -0.6 89.2 -1 95.6 6.4
Launch Angle 12.9 11 -1.9 11.6 0.6 15.7 4.1 15.5 -0.2 11.7 -3.8 17.3 5.6
Barrel % 12.5 7.8 -4.7 13.3 5.5 13.6 0.3 11.3 -2.3 10.7 -0.6 7.7 -3
Hard Hit % 47.3 43.1 -4.2 47.5 4.4 44 -3.5 42.8 -1.2 40.9 -1.9 66.7 25.8
Sweet Spot % 39.2 33 -6.2 32.8 -0.2 37.1 4.3 36.2 -0.9 42.3 6.1 30.8 -11.5
xBA .274 .268 -0.006 .283 0.015 .271 -0.012 .253 -0.018 .285 0.032 .31 0.025
BA .321 .297 -0.024 .297 0 .29 -0.007 .26 -0.03 .304 0.044 .235 -0.069
xwOBA .398 .362 -0.036 .396 0.034 .384 -0.012 .354 -0.03 .395 0.041 .383 -0.012
wOBA .419 .382 -0.037 .4 0.018 .39 -0.01 .346 -0.044 .387 0.041 .273 -0.114
xSLG .549 .452 -0.097 .559 0.107 .532 -0.027 .502 -0.03 .509 0.007 .562 0.053
SLG .57 .489 -0.081 .563 0.074 .533 -0.03 .476 -0.057 .466 -0.01 .333 -0.133
K% 21.8 21.3 -0.5 22.1 0.8 25.1 3 24.3 -0.8 18.6 -5.7 22.2 3.6
BB% 17 15.6 -1.4 14.2 -1.4 13 -1.2 11.4 -1.6 16 4.6 5.6 -10.4
Swing % 38.1 38.4 0.3 40.9 2.5 42.4 1.5 46.5 4.1 40.6 -5.9 50.2 9.6
Whiff% 25.2 22.9 -2.3 26.5 3.6 26.4 -0.1 26.3 -0.1 23.7 -2.6 24.8 1.1
In Zone Swing % 45.9 45.7 -0.2 46 0.3 45.6 -0.4 47.4 1.8 46.8 -0.6 49.8 3
Out of Zone Swing % 54.1 54.3 0.2 54 -0.3 54.4 0.4 52.6 -1.8 53.2 0.6 50.2 -3
First Pitch Swing % 24.4 22.3 -2.1 24.8 2.5 26.2 1.4 30.6 4.4 22.9 -7.7 27.8 4.9
First Pitch Strike % 54.3 57 2.7 59 2 59.1 0.1 64.7 5.6 55.8 -8.9 66.7 10.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 667 18 2.7 .382 .491
2017 R 638 14 2.2 .400 .479
2018 R 679 84 12.4 .387 .409
2019 R 665 96 14.4 .325 .481
2020 R 230 55 23.9 .396 .348
2021 R 54 2 3.7 .266 .446

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