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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 420 378 54 102 17 55 6 .270 .340 .455 .796
11 Seasons 6041 5141 891 1497 266 883 134 .291 .389 .517 .906
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .270 17 55 6 .796
11 Seasons .291 266 883 134 .906

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 28 2917 423 53 12.5 92 114 12.9 39.2 .274 .549 .418 .397 .476 47.3 21.8 17
2016 29 3012 437 34 7.8 91 112 11 33 .268 .452 .382 .362 .408 43.1 21.3 15.6
2017 30 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 31 2905 420 57 13.6 90.8 112.9 15.7 37.1 .271 .532 .390 .384 .480 44 25.1 13
2019 32 2888 434 49 11.3 90.2 111.5 15.5 36.2 .253 .503 .346 .355 .430 42.8 24.3 11.4
2020 33 978 149 16 10.7 89.2 111.3 11.7 42.3 .285 .510 .387 .396 .432 40.9 18.6 16
2021 34 1728 290 35 12.1 93 112.2 16.8 35.2 .286 .543 .345 .384 .458 54.5 21.2 9.3
17190 2568 299 11.6 91.2 114 13.6 36 .272 .521 .382 .380 .453 45.8 22.5 13.9
6.5 88.3 122.2 12 32.8 .243 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.4 22 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 959 55.5 248 221 67 40 13 0 14 42 179 .303 .321 .552 .651 .397 .441 93.9 19 18.6 14.7
2021 Breaking 607 35.1 131 117 23 18 2 1 2 39 79 .197 .205 .282 .349 .252 .281 91.7 15 38.3 21.7
2021 Offspeed 161 9.3 40 39 12 9 2 0 1 8 31 .308 .336 .436 .523 .329 .377 92.6 10 26.8 12.7
2020 Fastballs 563 57.6 137 111 39 22 11 0 6 23 88 .351 .323 .613 .641 .459 .458 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 39.3 30.7 22.8 7.2 36.9 39.7 23.4 1.7 25.2 24.5 26.6 10 12.1
41.7 23.9 28 6.3 35.1 38.4 26.5 2.5 29.2 22 25.1 8.7 11.6
45.2 22.3 25.5 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.7 33.3 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

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 Splitter 3.4 1 23 1.3 5 .5 .5 .5 33.3 0 0 .247 .41 .368 50
2021 Cutter 0.8 1 88 5.1 19 .313 .688 .463 26.8 21.1 15.4 .342 .725 .49 58.3
2021 Changeup 0.9 1 138 8 35 .286 .429 .309 26.3 22.9 14 .346 .536 .379 59.3
2021 Curveball -0.1 0 175 10.1 38 .235 .265 .254 20.3 10.5 8.7 .23 .385 .293 35.5
2021 Sinker 1 4 354 20.5 93 .365 .588 .443 12.4 12.9 11.8 .335 .626 .433 58.9
2021 Slider 0 0 433 25.1 94 .179 .286 .287 44.8 37.2 25.9 .194 .332 .29 44.9
2021 4-Seamer 1.1 6 517 29.9 136 .258 .508 .394 21.6 19.1 16.5 .308 .66 .441 60.6
2020 Splitter 3.4 1 15 1.5 4 .333 .333 .4 33.3 25 20 .34 .396 .42 0
2020 Curveball -0.5 -1 95 9.7 16 .267 .333 .291 21.7 25 12.9 .205 .286 .243 9.1
2020 Cutter 5.1 3 67 6.9 17 .417 .833 .576 23.8 17.6 17.6 .304 .65 .488 44.4
2020 Changeup -1.9 -1 78 8 27 .217 .217 .27 31.7 22.2 24 .282 .49 .383 41.2
2020 Sinker 1.2 2 199 20.3 46 .314 .429 .413 15.9 15.2 11.7 .299 .455 .413 42.9
2020 Slider -0.7 -2 227 23.2 47 .231 .256 .284 34.1 19.1 12.3 .206 .243 .274 29
2020 4-Seamer 1.7 5 297 30.4 74 .359 .672 .472 18.9 17.6 16 .34 .741 .482 54.9
2019 Splitter -5.3 -1 22 0.8 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 2.1 6 295 10.2 54 .279 .488 .403 17.6 18.5 10.1 .268 .526 .405 42.4
2019 Changeup 1 3 282 9.8 89 .205 .423 .348 30.6 22.5 16.1 .25 .5 .358 36.8
2019 Slider 1.4 8 591 20.5 127 .307 .491 .38 38.5 31.5 19.8 .246 .443 .328 41.7
2019 Sinker -0.5 -2 498 17.2 138 .267 .42 .329 16.9 20.3 19.6 .278 .458 .328 44.7
2019 4-Seamer 0.9 9 944 32.7 214 .244 .561 .388 23.5 23.4 16.1 .257 .621 .404 47.7
2018 Splitter -0.3 0 26 0.9 6 .2 .2 .267 28.6 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 1.8 4 249 8.6 67 .233 .45 .371 34.2 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 2.2 14 606 20.9 144 .331 .606 .452 15.2 11.8 11.7 .346 .62 .446 44.5
2018 4-Seamer 1 10 933 32.1 221 .301 .575 .416 20.6 22.2 16.9 .31 .677 .45 52.1
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 3.1 20 641 23.2 155 .394 .693 .501 17.1 14.8 14.3 .37 .771 .51 52.4
2017 4-Seamer 2.4 21 856 31 207 .313 .698 .465 25.3 24.2 19.5 .295 .645 .423 58.6
! 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 420 1728 0 -9 12 8 12
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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 1728 49 65.4 78.3 26.9 66.2 41.3 23.3 45.8 25.3 7 72.7
17190 46.4 62.3 79.2 23.9 64.2 41.9 25.3 41.7 25.4 6.9 72.2
48.5 66.7 82.1 28.3 58.6 42.6 29.1 46.9 24.5 7.2 75.9

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 89 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 82 96 96 92 97 93 83 83 21 88 35 48 14
2019 78 45 82 85 70 89 80 68 73 33 81 37 44 89
2020 94 86 86 78 96 79 71 57 60 71 94 61 36 92
2021 91 91 94 90 79 93 80 94 96 57 54 50 40 77
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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 22.6 17 19.4 -2 9 14 10 58.8

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 17 21 26 19 27 17 17 21 22 19 25 17 14 18 18 25 13 18 18 22 13 17 17 18 18 26 19 17 20 16 25
! 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 93 3.8
Launch Angle 12.9 11 -1.9 11.6 0.6 15.7 4.1 15.5 -0.2 11.7 -3.8 16.8 5.1
Barrel % 12.5 7.8 -4.7 13.3 5.5 13.6 0.3 11.3 -2.3 10.7 -0.6 12.1 1.4
Hard Hit % 47.3 43.1 -4.2 47.5 4.4 44 -3.5 42.8 -1.2 40.9 -1.9 54.5 13.6
Sweet Spot % 39.2 33 -6.2 32.8 -0.2 37.1 4.3 36.2 -0.9 42.3 6.1 35.2 -7.1
xBA .274 .268 -0.006 .283 0.015 .271 -0.012 .253 -0.018 .285 0.032 .286 0.001
BA .321 .297 -0.024 .297 0 .29 -0.007 .26 -0.03 .304 0.044 .27 -0.034
xwOBA .397 .362 -0.035 .396 0.034 .384 -0.012 .355 -0.029 .396 0.041 .384 -0.012
wOBA .418 .382 -0.036 .4 0.018 .39 -0.01 .346 -0.044 .387 0.041 .345 -0.042
xSLG .549 .452 -0.097 .559 0.107 .532 -0.027 .503 -0.029 .51 0.007 .543 0.033
SLG .57 .489 -0.081 .563 0.074 .533 -0.03 .476 -0.057 .466 -0.01 .455 -0.011
K% 21.8 21.3 -0.5 22.1 0.8 25.1 3 24.3 -0.8 18.6 -5.7 21.2 2.6
BB% 17 15.6 -1.4 14.2 -1.4 13 -1.2 11.4 -1.6 16 4.6 9.3 -6.7
Swing % 38.1 38.4 0.3