Paul Goldschmidt
1B | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 220LBS | Age: 34

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 162 143 24 47 6 27 3 .329 .398 .552 .950
12 Seasons 6462 5509 963 1619 286 954 143 .294 .390 .522 .912
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .329 6 27 3 .950
12 Seasons .294 286 954 143 .912

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 27 2917 423 53 12.5 7.6 92.0 114.0 12.9 39.2 .279 .558 .418 .403 .487 46.3 21.8 17.0
2016 28 3012 437 34 7.8 4.8 91.0 112.0 11.0 33.0 .271 .457 .382 .365 .414 42.6 21.3 15.6
2017 29 2762 415 55 13.3 8.3 91.5 112.4 11.6 32.8 .283 .559 .400 .396 .474 47.5 22.1 14.2
2018 30 2905 420 57 13.6 8.3 90.8 112.9 15.7 37.1 .271 .532 .390 .384 .480 44.0 25.1 13.0
2019 31 2888 434 49 11.3 7.2 90.1 111.5 15.4 36.4 .257 .509 .346 .359 .438 42.4 24.3 11.4
2020 32 978 149 16 10.7 6.9 89.2 111.3 11.7 42.3 .285 .510 .387 .396 .432 40.9 18.6 16.0
2021 33 2751 472 64 13.6 9.4 92.6 112.2 17.1 36.9 .293 .575 .373 .397 .468 50.6 20.0 9.9
2022 34 645 109 10 9.2 6.4 90.3 112.3 17.2 30.3 .263 .501 .400 .359 .407 49.1 19.1 10.8
Player 18858 2859 338 11.8 7.5 91.2 114.0 14.0 36.0 .276 .530 .385 .383 .456 45.5 22.1 13.6
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.3 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .408 .317 .316 .370 35.6 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




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%
2022 Fastballs 320 49.7 85 76 21 14 4 0 3 14 62 .276 .290 .447 .566 .356 .392 92.0 19 22.7 14.0
2022 Breaking 262 40.7 58 51 21 11 8 0 2 11 40 .412 .248 .686 .469 .503 .346 88.8 16 27.0 12.9
2022 Offspeed 62 9.6 13 11 2 1 1 0 0 5 6 .182 .142 .273 .204 .239 .193 82.3 2 41.4 16.7
2021 Fastballs 1,521 55.3 406 356 113 63 27 0 23 66 293 .317 .311 .587 .633 .413 .427 93.2 19 19.2 15.1
2021 Breaking 981 35.7 209 188 45 32 6 1 6 56 134 .239 .249 .378 .467 .298 .339 92.0 17 35.3 19.7
2021 Offspeed 248 9.0 61 58 19 13 3 1 2 14 44 .328 .330 .517 .574 .374 .398 90.8 6 28.4 15.4
! 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 % Barrel/PA
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 7.6
2016 47.4 19.0 28.1 5.5 38.2 35.0 26.5 1.8 33.4 20.1 27.9 7.6 7.8 4.8
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 8.3
2018 38.8 22.9 29.5 8.8 34.3 37.9 27.6 2.6 28.6 23.6 22.4 9.3 13.6 8.3
2019 38.5 29.7 24.4 7.4 37.8 37.6 24.7 3.5 26.0 24.9 24.2 9.0 11.3 7.2
2020 34.9 24.8 34.2 6.0 33.6 34.9 31.5 3.4 30.9 22.1 25.5 7.4 10.7 6.9
2021 37.3 31.1 24.6 7.0 37.1 38.6 24.4 1.7 24.6 25.4 26.3 8.3 13.6 9.4
2022 37.6 30.3 23.9 8.3 35.8 38.5 25.7 3.7 24.8 25.7 22.0 13.8 9.2 6.4
Player 41.1 24.9 27.6 6.4 35.3 38.2 26.4 2.5 28.8 22.5 25.0 8.7 11.8 7.5
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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 %
2022 Slider 5.5 12 213 33.0 52 .422 .711 .530 29.9 19.2 14.1 .257 .491 .364 45.7
2022 4-Seamer 0.7 1 181 28.1 50 .238 .429 .350 20.0 18.0 14.3 .261 .554 .394 48.5
2022 Sinker 0.6 1 122 18.9 31 .367 .533 .400 26.9 12.9 13.3 .347 .595 .407 57.7
2022 Changeup 1.6 1 51 7.9 11 .200 .300 .259 36.0 45.5 17.9 .148 .215 .204 40.0
2022 Curveball 0.6 0 49 7.6 6 .333 .500 .358 8.3 16.7 7.1 .178 .303 .201 60.0
2022 Cutter -2.9 0 17 2.6 4 .000 .000 .000 18.2 25.0 14.3 .171 .476 .260 33.3
2022 Splitter 2.1 0 11 1.7 2 .000 .000 .350 75.0 0.0 0.0 .080 .089 .386 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 1.9 16 838 30.5 224 .314 .608 .441 19.8 15.6 14.2 .320 .690 .451 53.4
2021 Slider 0.3 2 673 24.5 149 .218 .368 .316 41.7 32.2 23.8 .226 .432 .333 45.3
2021 Sinker 0.9 5 547 19.9 150 .338 .581 .426 15.0 14.7 14.6 .312 .581 .407 53.5
2021 Curveball 1.3 4 309 11.2 61 .286 .393 .323 17.3 13.1 9.6 .302 .546 .375 44.9
2021 Changeup 1.4 3 221 8.0 55 .321 .528 .375 28.2 23.6 15.7 .343 .598 .409 55.0
2021 Cutter -0.4 -1 136 4.9 32 .231 .462 .347 33.9 28.1 23.7 .247 .483 .359 38.9
2021 Splitter 1.6 0 27 1.0 6 .400 .400 .417 33.3 16.7 12.5 .191 .320 .299 50.0
2020 4-Seamer 1.5 5 304 31.1 74 .349 .651 .465 19.5 17.6 16.0 .345 .746 .489 56.0
2020 Slider -0.7 -2 225 23.0 46 .237 .263 .290 34.4 19.6 12.3 .212 .248 .279 26.7
2020 Sinker 1.5 3 192 19.6 46 .333 .472 .425 14.9 15.2 11.7 .291 .455 .402 41.4
2020 Curveball -0.8 -1 97 9.9 17 .250 .313 .274 20.8 23.5 12.9 .193 .270 .230 16.7
2020 Changeup -2.1 -2 78 8.0 27 .217 .217 .270 31.7 22.2 24.0 .282 .490 .383 41.2
2020 Cutter 5.0 3 67 6.9 17 .417 .833 .576 23.8 17.6 17.6 .304 .650 .488 44.4
2020 Splitter 3.3 0 15 1.5 4 .333 .333 .400 33.3 25.0 20.0 .340 .396 .420 0.0
2019 4-Seamer 1.0 9 936 32.4 211 .247 .567 .390 22.9 22.7 15.6 .262 .630 .409 47.4
2019 Slider 1.6 10 589 20.4 126 .310 .496 .390 38.8 31.7 20.0 .253 .452 .335 41.1
2019 Sinker -0.4 -2 506 17.5 141 .263 .414 .333 18.2 21.3 20.5 .274 .451 .326 44.7
2019 Curveball 2.0 6 295 10.2 54 .279 .488 .403 17.6 18.5 10.1 .268 .526 .405 42.4
2019 Changeup 0.8 2 282 9.8 89 .205 .423 .348 30.6 22.5 16.1 .251 .501 .359 36.2
2019 Cutter 0.4 1 208 7.2 42 .278 .389 .349 32.7 26.2 16.9 .233 .365 .315 28.0
2019 Splitter -5.3 -1 22 0.8 7 .000 .000 .000 30.0 42.9 25.0 .166 .475 .256 25.0
2018 4-Seamer 1.2 11 934 32.2 220 .302 .578 .422 20.5 22.3 16.8 .308 .676 .449 51.7
2018 Slider 0.8 6 660 22.7 140 .266 .444 .361 43.9 37.9 21.5 .213 .389 .307 39.4
2018 Sinker 2.2 13 605 20.8 145 .328 .602 .449 15.4 11.7 11.8 .349 .623 .447 45.0
2018 Curveball 1.7 5 273 9.4 56 .273 .523 .414 31.0 28.6 22.2 .222 .430 .368 42.9
2018 Changeup 2.1 5 249 8.6 67 .233 .450 .384 34.2 35.8 24.5 .183 .358 .279 30.6
2018 Cutter 2.1 3 153 5.3 44 .308 .564 .407 24.7 27.3 26.7 .225 .406 .316 29.6
2018 Splitter -0.3 0 26 0.9 6 .200 .200 .267 28.6 33.3 15.4 .171 .197 .250 33.3
2017 4-Seamer 2.3 20 857 31.0 207 .313 .698 .465 25.3 24.2 19.4 .295 .645 .423 58.6
2017 Sinker 3.1 20 640 23.2 155 .394 .693 .501 17.1 14.8 14.4 .370 .771 .510 52.4
2017 Slider -0.9 -5 549 19.9 115 .190 .320 .269 37.0 33.0 22.2 .180 .286 .259 32.8
2017 Changeup 3.2 7 236 8.5 57 .347 .531 .424 34.9 21.1 15.2 .288 .506 .386 43.2
2017 Curveball 1.4 3 234 8.5 51 .196 .370 .302 18.6 19.6 12.0 .230 .412 .311 33.3
2017 Cutter 1.4 3 184 6.7 49 .279 .442 .376 25.8 16.3 13.8 .321 .493 .390 37.1
2017 Splitter 4.5 1 27 1.0 8 .200 .800 .513 50.0 37.5 33.3 .085 .327 .365 50.0
2017 Knuckleball 0.6 0 23 0.8 5 .250 .250 .320 50.0 40.0 40.0 .066 .078 .189 0.0
! 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 -2 7 3 9
2012 583 2,336 10 -3 15 9 31
2013 690 2,862 7 17 24 12 60
2014 457 1,915 10 -1 18 8 34
2015 665 2,818 9 6 20 15 50
2016 689 2,963 7 -16 24 15 30
2017 665 2,813 31 -15 18 15 49
2018 679 2,902 2 4 21 15 43
2019 708 2,993 4 -14 19 16 25
2020 245 1,029 -4 -1 8 5 8
2021 682 2,778 2 -10 26 14 31
2022 156 644 4 3 6 2 14
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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 2,917 45.9 59.3 79.2 20.2 63.9 40.3 24.4 38.1 25.2 6.9 71.8
2016 3,012 45.6 59.7 81.6 20.7 66.4 42.3 22.3 38.4 22.9 7.1 74.0
2017 2,762 46.0 62.1 78.6 23.0 61.7 42.0 25.1 40.9 26.5 7.1 74.0
2018 2,905 45.6 62.0 79.4 26.0 61.6 42.4 26.5 42.4 26.4 6.6 68.8
2019 2,888 47.5 66.6 77.7 28.4 65.0 42.5 30.7 46.5 26.3 7.0 70.2
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 2,751 48.4 64.4 78.8 25.2 66.4 40.3 21.4 44.2 24.9 7.4 72.9
2022 645 49.2 56.2 82.6 31.5 58.3 43.9 24.8 43.7 25.9 7.3 55.3
Player 18,858 46.6 62.0 79.4 24.0 64.0 41.7 24.9 41.7 25.3 7.0 71.7
MLB 48.5 66.8 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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 96 94 29 99 25 65
2016 88 73 67 62 97 71 61 84 81 38 98 49 61
2017 96 84 97 95 96 97 93 98 96 37 94 30 45 89
2018 95 79 95 96 92 97 93 83 83 21 88 35 48 15
2019 78 48 83 85 71 89 80 67 71 33 81 37 44 89
2020 93 85 85 77 96 79 71 57 60 71 94 61 36 86
2021 94 93 95 93 87 97 85 93 91 60 65 45 34 93
2022 70 59 75 77 63 75 59 72 87 65 72 49 28 3
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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 40.0 -4.0 15 26 18 50.0
2020 23.1 8 10.4 -2.0 8 9 5 62.5
2021 22.8 31 35.2 -4.0 15 25 18 58.1
2022 22.2 5 6.3 -1.0 4 4 3 60.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 36 40 47 42 45 35 40 45 38 42 48 39 28 38 38 44 34 44 38 43 27 36 34 44 42 48 40 34 41 34 51
2020 8 10 14 9 15 8 0 11 8 12 15 10 5 13 9 14 6 11 11 12 5 9 8 10 7 15 10 7 11 8 15
2021 31 37 40 33 44 31 36 42 31 34 41 36 23 34 30 42 26 39 35 40 21 31 34 35 35 44 38 28 42 28 45
2022 5 6 8 6 7 6 7 7 5 7 4 6 4 6 6 7 4 8 6 7 4 6 6 8 8 7 8 5 9 5 7
! 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 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 92 91 -1 91.5 0.5 90.8 -0.7 90.1 -0.7 89.2 -0.9 92.6 3.4 90.3 -2.3
Launch Angle 12.9 11 -1.9 11.6 0.6 15.7 4.1 15.4 -0.3 11.7 -3.7 17.1 5.4 17.2 0.1
Barrel % 12.5 7.8 -4.7 13.3 5.5 13.6 0.3 11.3 -2.3 10.7 -0.6 13.6 2.9 9.2 -4.4
Hard Hit % 46.3 42.6 -3.7 47.5 4.9 44 -3.5 42.4 -1.6 40.9 -1.5 50.6 9.7 49.1 -1.5
Sweet Spot % 39.2 33 -6.2 32.8 -0.2 37.1 4.3 36.4 -0.7 42.3 5.9 36.9 -5.4 30.3 -6.6
xBA .279 .271 -0.008 .283 0.012 .271 -0.012 .257 -0.014 .285 0.028 .293 0.008 .263 -0.03
BA .321 .297 -0.024 .297 0 .29 -0.007 .26 -0.03 .304 0.044 .294 -0.01 .317 0.023
xwOBA .403 .365 -0.038 .396 0.031 .384 -0.012 .359 -0.025 .396 0.037 .397 0.001 .359 -0.038
wOBA .418 .382 -0.036 .4 0.018 .39 -0.01 .346 -0.044 .387 0.041 .373 -0.014 .4 0.027
xSLG .558 .457 -0.101 .559 0.102 .532 -0.027 .509 -0.023 .51 0.001 .575 0.065 .501 -0.074
SLG .57 .489 -0.081 .563 0.074 .533 -0.03 .476 -0.057 .466 -0.01 .514 0.048 .518 0.004
K% 21.8 21.3 -0.5 22.1 0.8 25.1 3 24.3 -0.8 18.6 -5.7 20 1.4 19.1 -0.9
BB% 17 15.6 -1.4 14.2 -1.4 13 -1.2 11.4 -1.6 16 4.6 9.9 -6.1 10.8 0.9
Swing % 38.1 38.4 0.3 40.9 2.5 42.4 1.5 46.5 4.1 40.6 -5.9 44.2 3.6 43.7 -0.5
Whiff% 25.2 22.9 -2.3 26.5 3.6 26.4 -0.1 26.3 -0.1 23.7 -2.6