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Paul Goldschmidt
Popularity: ↑ 9%
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
2020 231 191 31 58 6 21 1 .304 .417 .466 .883
10 Seasons 5621 4763 837 1395 249 828 128 .293 .392 .522 .914
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .304 6 21 1 .883
10 Seasons .293 249 828 128 .914

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2015 2917 423 53 12.5 92 12.9 39.2 .274 .549 .419 .398 .476 47.3 21.8 17
2016 3012 437 34 7.8 91 11 33 .268 .452 .382 .362 .408 43.1 21.3 15.6
2017 2762 415 55 13.3 91.5 11.6 32.8 .283 .559 .400 .396 .474 47.5 22.1 14.2
2018 2905 420 57 13.6 90.8 15.7 37.1 .271 .532 .390 .384 .480 44 25.1 13
2019 2888 434 49 11.3 90.2 15.5 36.2 .253 .502 .346 .354 .429 42.8 24.3 11.4
2020 978 149 16 10.7 89.2 11.7 42.3 .285 .509 .387 .395 .432 40.9 18.6 16
15462 2278 264 11.6 91 13.2 36.1 .271 .518 .387 .380 .452 44.7 22.6 14.4
6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .312 .362 35.1 21.8 8.3




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%
2020 Fastballs 569 58.2 140 113 40 23 11 0 6 23 90 .354 .332 .611 .659 .460 .468 90.6 15 17.9 14.3
2020 Breaking 322 33.0 63 54 13 11 2 0 0 13 42 .241 .206 .278 .255 .282 .266 88.0 6 31.6 12.6
2020 Offspeed 86 8.8 28 24 5 5 0 0 0 7 17 .208 .242 .208 .376 .257 .327 84.7 10 34.9 25.9
2019 Fastballs 1634 58.0 392 345 89 52 15 0 22 89 259 .258 .264 .493 .534 .347 .366 90.4 19 22.7 17.5
2019 Breaking 869 30.8 177 154 47 32 7 1 7 49 105 .305 .257 .500 .474 .380 .354 89.9 12 32.9 16.7
2019 Offspeed 315 11.2 96 84 16 9 2 0 5 23 61 .190 .246 .393 .503 .295 .356 89.7 5 31.6 16.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 %
2020 Splitter -1.4 0 13 1.3 3 0 0 .233 40 33.3 20 .034 .034 .255 0
2020 Curveball -0.4 0 94 9.6 18 .25 .313 .297 20.8 22.2 13.3 .199 .276 .261 8.3
2020 Cutter 5.5 4 73 7.5 20 .429 .786 .57 20 15 15 .381 .799 .556 45.5
2020 Changeup -1.9 -1 73 7.5 25 .227 .227 .264 34.2 24 27.3 .261 .407 .336 37.5
2020 Slider -0.8 -2 229 23.4 45 .237 .263 .281 34.4 20 12.2 .209 .246 .268 30
2020 Sinker 0.9 2 202 20.7 47 .306 .417 .404 16.7 17 12.7 .29 .443 .404 42.9
2020 4-Seamer 1.9 6 294 30.1 73 .365 .683 .479 18.4 16.4 15.4 .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 1 204 7.1 41 .286 .4 .357 33 26.8 17.5 .236 .37 .319 29.2
2019 Curveball 2 6 285 9.9 52 .286 .5 .405 14.8 17.3 9.5 .274 .539 .407 42.4
2019 Changeup 1.2 4 292 10.1 89 .208 .429 .356 31.7 22.5 15.9 .253 .506 .365 36.8
2019 Slider 1.5 9 584 20.2 125 .313 .5 .386 39.2 32 20.2 .25 .45 .333 41.7
2019 Sinker -0.5 -2 497 17.2 139 .267 .42 .332 17 20.1 19.6 .278 .458 .33 44.7
2019 4-Seamer 1 9 933 32.3 212 .246 .564 .388 23.7 23.6 16.4 .258 .621 .403 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 1.4 3 246 8.5 49 .256 .538 .408 28.3 30.6 22.4 .226 .46 .374 45.8
2018 Changeup 2 6 277 9.5 74 .246 .446 .379 34.9 33.8 24.3 .183 .346 .283 30
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 1.5 3 166 6 45 .282 .462 .389 23.5 13.3 11.8 .334 .522 .409 39.4
2017 Curveball 1.8 4 235 8.5 52 .213 .383 .313 18.3 19.2 12 .238 .417 .316 32.4
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 -1 -6 567 20.5 118 .184 .311 .262 37.7 33.9 22.5 .176 .279 .253 32.3
2017 Sinker 2.9 18 629 22.8 153 .389 .683 .494 17.3 15 14.5 .372 .777 .512 52.9
2017 4-Seamer 2.6 22 868 31.4 209 .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
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
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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
15462 46.2 61.9 79.3 23.5 63.9 42 25.5 41.2 25.4 6.9 72.2
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 59 42.6 29 46.9 24.3 7.2 75.7

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
42 23.1 28.7 6.2 34.9 38.2 26.9 2.6 29.7 21.6 24.9 8.5 11.6
45.3 21.9 25.7 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.5 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

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 15
2019 78 45 82 86 70 89 80 68 73 33 81 37 44 90
2020 94 86 86 79 96 79 71 57 60 71 94 61 36 91
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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

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
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 92 91 -1 91.5 0.5 90.8 -0.7 90.2 -0.6 89.2 -1
Launch Angle 12.9 11 -1.9 11.6 0.6 15.7 4.1 15.5 -0.2 11.7 -3.8
Barrel % 12.5 7.8 -4.7 13.3 5.5 13.6 0.3 11.3 -2.3 10.7 -0.6
Hard Hit % 47.3 43.1 -4.2 47.5 4.4 44 -3.5 42.8 -1.2 40.9 -1.9
Sweet Spot % 39.2 33 -6.2 32.8 -0.2 37.1 4.3 36.2 -0.9 42.3 6.1
xBA .274 .268 -0.006 .283 0.015 .271 -0.012 .253 -0.018 .285 0.032
BA .321 .297 -0.024 .297 0 .29 -0.007 .26 -0.03 .304 0.044
xwOBA .398 .362 -0.036 .396 0.034 .384 -0.012 .354 -0.03 .396 0.042
wOBA .419 .382 -0.037 .4 0.018 .39 -0.01 .346 -0.044 .387 0.041
xSLG .549 .452 -0.097 .559 0.107 .532 -0.027 .502 -0.03 .509 0.007
SLG .57 .489 -0.081 .563 0.074 .533 -0.03 .476 -0.057 .466 -0.01
K% 21.8 21.3 -0.5 22.1 0.8 25.1 3 24.3 -0.8 18.6 -5.7
BB% 17 15.6 -1.4 14.2 -1.4 13 -1.2 11.4 -1.6 16 4.6
Swing % 38.1 38.4 0.3 40.9 2.5 42.4 1.5 46.5 4.1 40.6 -5.9
Whiff% 25.2 22.9 -2.3 26.5 3.6 26.4 -0.1 26.3 -0.1 23.7 -2.6
In Zone Swing % 45.9 45.7 -0.2 46 0.3 45.6 -0.4 47.4 1.8 46.8 -0.6
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
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
First Pitch Strike % 54.3 57 2.7 59 2 59.1 0.1 64.7 5.6 55.8 -8.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 681 20 2.9 .382 .491
2017 R 638 14 2.2 .400 .479
2018 R 679 84 12.4 .387 .409
2019 R 665 96 14.4 .326 .481
2020 R 230 55 23.9 .396 .348

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