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Paul Goldschmidt
Popularity: ↓ 23%
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 92.2 13.1 39.2 .284 .564 .417 .408 .495 46.3 21.7 17.0
2016 3012 437 34 7.8 91 11.1 33.2 .277 .467 .382 .373 .426 42.6 21.3 15.6
2017 2762 415 55 13.3 91.4 11.6 32.8 .287 .568 .400 .404 .486 47.2 22.1 14.1
2018 2905 420 57 13.6 90.8 15.7 37.1 .274 .538 .390 .389 .487 44.0 25.1 13.0
2019 2888 434 49 11.3 90.1 15.4 36.4 .261 .517 .346 .364 .445 42.4 24.3 11.4
2020 978 149 16 10.7 89.2 11.7 42.3 .287 .513 .381 .380 .411 40.9 18.6 16.0
ALL 15462 2278 264 11.6 91 13.2 36.2 .277 .529 .386 .387 .464 44.3 22.6 14.4
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 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 .333 .611 .664 .453 .448 90.6 15 17.9 14.3
2020 Breaking 322 33.0 63 54 13 11 2 0 0 13 42 .241 .210 .278 .259 .278 .263 88.0 6 31.6 12.6
2020 Offspeed 86 8.8 28 24 5 5 0 0 0 7 17 .208 .240 .208 .373 .254 .310 84.7 10 34.9 25.9
2019 Fastballs 1646 58.0 394 347 89 52 15 0 22 90 260 .256 .267 .490 .542 .345 .371 90.4 19 22.7 17.4
2019 Breaking 878 30.9 179 156 47 32 7 1 7 49 107 .301 .262 .494 .482 .376 .357 89.6 12 32.6 16.5
2019 Offspeed 316 11.1 97 85 16 9 2 0 5 23 62 .188 .246 .388 .505 .291 .357 89.7 5 31.4 16.5
! 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 -1.1 0 13 1.3 3 .000 .000 .233 40.0 33.3 20.0 .037 .037 .260 0.0
2020 Curveball -0.2 0 94 9.6 18 .250 .313 .297 20.8 22.2 13.3 .205 .284 .258 8.3
2020 Cutter 5.7 4 73 7.5 20 .429 .786 .570 20.0 15.0 15.0 .379 .802 .535 45.5
2020 Changeup -1.7 -1 73 7.5 25 .227 .227 .264 34.2 24.0 27.3 .258 .403 .318 37.5
2020 Slider -0.5 -1 229 23.4 45 .237 .263 .281 34.4 20.0 12.2 .212 .249 .267 30.0
2020 Sinker 0.9 2 202 20.7 47 .306 .417 .404 16.7 17.0 12.7 .291 .442 .393 42.9
2020 4-Seamer 2.1 6 294 30.1 73 .365 .683 .479 18.4 16.4 15.4 .347 .760 .466 54.9
2019 Splitter -5.1 -1 21 0.7 7 .000 .000 .000 30.0 42.9 25.0 .170 .485 .260 25.0
2019 Cutter 0.9 2 204 7.1 41 .286 .400 .357 33.0 26.8 17.5 .236 .375 .321 29.2
2019 Curveball 2.0 6 287 9.9 53 .279 .488 .397 15.7 18.9 10.3 .271 .529 .400 42.4
2019 Changeup 1.2 3 293 10.1 90 .205 .423 .352 31.5 22.2 15.7 .253 .507 .366 36.2
2019 Slider 1.5 9 591 20.5 126 .310 .496 .383 38.3 31.0 19.5 .258 .464 .341 40.5
2019 Sinker -0.4 -2 499 17.3 140 .265 .417 .329 16.9 20.0 19.4 .284 .473 .339 44.2
2019 4-Seamer 0.9 9 943 32.7 213 .244 .561 .386 23.7 23.9 16.4 .260 .625 .406 47.7
2018 Splitter 0.2 0 25 0.9 6 .200 .200 .267 30.8 33.3 15.4 .178 .212 .258 33.3
2018 Cutter 1.8 3 150 5.2 43 .289 .553 .395 25.0 27.9 26.7 .226 .421 .324 30.8
2018 Curveball 1.4 4 246 8.5 49 .256 .538 .408 28.3 30.6 22.4 .225 .454 .372 45.8
2018 Changeup 2.5 7 277 9.5 74 .246 .446 .391 34.9 33.8 24.3 .190 .355 .292 30.0
2018 Slider 1.1 7 663 22.8 141 .272 .448 .365 43.8 37.6 21.5 .217 .393 .310 38.9
2018 Sinker 2.3 13 598 20.6 142 .336 .616 .458 15.4 12.0 11.9 .354 .636 .458 44.4
2018 4-Seamer 1.1 10 941 32.4 223 .297 .569 .416 20.5 22.0 16.8 .309 .676 .450 52.1
2017 Knuckleball 0.9 0 23 0.8 5 .250 .250 .320 50.0 40.0 40.0 .059 .194 .223 0.0
2017 Splitter 4.7 1 27 1.0 8 .200 .800 .513 50.0 37.5 33.3 .091 .338 .368 50.0
2017 Cutter 1.6 3 165 6.0 45 .282 .462 .389 22.5 13.3 11.8 .338 .522 .414 39.4
2017 Curveball 1.8 4 234 8.5 52 .213 .383 .313 18.3 19.2 12.0 .249 .442 .333 32.4
2017 Changeup 3.0 7 234 8.5 56 .333 .521 .415 35.2 21.4 15.2 .279 .503 .384 41.7
2017 Slider -0.9 -5 565 20.5 118 .186 .314 .268 37.4 33.1 22.0 .176 .287 .265 32.3
2017 Sinker 2.8 18 629 22.8 153 .389 .683 .494 17.3 15.0 14.5 .377 .783 .519 52.9
2017 4-Seamer 2.5 22 866 31.4 209 .317 .705 .470 25.1 23.9 19.3 .301 .656 .432 58.2
2017 N/A 0 0 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 671 2919 7 -11 23 13 32
2017 657 2804 30 -14 19 14 50
2018 673 2896 2 5 22 14 44
2019 706 2991 4 -14 20 16 26
2020 244 1028 -4 0 9 5 10
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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 45.8 59.2 79.2 20.3 63.9 40.3 24.3 38.1 25.2 7.1 71.5
2016 3012 45.6 59.5 81.5 20.8 66.5 42.4 22.3 38.4 22.9 7.2 74.1
2017 2762 46.0 62.0 78.6 22.9 61.6 41.9 24.8 40.9 26.5 7.1 74.0
2018 2905 45.6 62.0 79.4 26.0 61.6 42.4 26.2 42.4 26.4 6.5 68.9
2019 2888 47.5 66.6 77.7 28.4 65.0 42.5 30.6 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 6.6 80.0
ALL 15462 46.1 61.8 79.3 23.5 63.9 41.9 25.5 41.2 25.4 7.0 72.3
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 28.3 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

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 1.7 30.0 21.3 23.2 8.7 12.5
2016 47.4 19.0 28.1 5.5 38.2 35.2 26.5 1.8 33.4 20.1 28.1 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 26.3 8.2 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 26.0 24.9 24.2 9.0 11.3
2020 34.9 20.1 38.9 6.0 33.6 34.9 31.5 3.4 30.9 22.1 25.5 7.4 10.7
ALL 42.0 23.1 28.7 6.2 34.9 38.2 26.9 2.6 29.8 21.7 24.9 8.5 11.6
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 97 85 98 98 98 97 96 97 95 29 99 26 66
2016 89 76 69 62 97 71 61 83 81 38 98 50 61
2017 96 85 97 95 96 97 93 97 96 37 94 31 47 94
2018 95 77 95 96 92 97 93 83 83 21 88 35 50 73
2019 78 47 83 86 71 89 79 67 70 33 81 38 44 88
2020 94 87 86 79 96 79 71 57 60 71 94 62 36
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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 37.4 -1.4 14 23 19 52.8
2020 23.1 8 10.0 -2.0 8 8 5 62.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 36 39 42 39 42 33 38 40 37 38 47 39 28 32 37 41 31 40 36 40 29 34 34 39 39 42 38 35 39 32 42
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 92.2 91 -1.2 91.4 0.4 90.8 -0.6 90.1 -0.7 89.2 -0.9
Launch Angle 13.1 11.1 -2 11.6 0.5 15.7 4.1 15.4 -0.3 11.7 -3.7
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 % 46.3 42.6 -3.7 47.2 4.6 44 -3.2 42.4 -1.6 40.9 -1.5
Sweet Spot % 39.2 33.2 -6 32.8 -0.4 37.1 4.3 36.4 -0.7 42.3 5.9
xBA .284 .277 -0.007 .287 0.01 .274 -0.013 .261 -0.013 .287 0.026
BA .321 .297 -0.024 .297 0 .29 -0.007 .26 -0.03 .304 0.044
xwOBA .408 .373 -0.035 .404 0.031 .389 -0.015 .364 -0.025 .38 0.016
wOBA .417 .382 -0.035 .4 0.018 .39 -0.01 .346 -0.044 .381 0.035
xSLG .564 .467 -0.097 .568 0.101 .538 -0.03 .517 -0.021 .513 -0.004
SLG .57 .489 -0.081 .563 0.074 .533 -0.03 .476 -0.057 .466 -0.01
K% 21.7 21.3 -0.4 22.1 0.8 25.1 3 24.3 -0.8 18.6 -5.7
BB% 17 15.6 -1.4 14.1 -1.5 13 -1.1 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 % 45.8 45.6 -0.2 46 0.4 45.6 -0.4 47.5 1.9 46.8 -0.7
Out of Zone Swing % 54.2 54.4 0.2 54 -0.4 54.4 0.4 52.5 -1.9 53.2 0.7
First Pitch Swing % 24.3 22.3 -2 24.8 2.5 26.2 1.4 30.6 4.4 22.9 -7.7
First Pitch Strike % 54.2 56.9 2.7 58.9 2 59.1 0.2 64.7 5.6 55.8 -8.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 684 20 2.9 .380 .491
2017 R 640 14 2.2 .401 .479
2018 R 676 84 12.4 .384 .409
2019 R 670 96 14.3 .323 .481
2020 R 230 55 23.9 .390 .343

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