Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Paul Goldschmidt has fractured left hand, goes on DL

PHOENIX (AP) — The Diamondbacks’ dismal season got worse Saturday with the news that All-Star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has a fractured left hand.

Goldschmidt, who finished as the runner-up in the National League MVP voting last season, was hurt when he was hit by a pitch from Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning of Friday night’s 9-4 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Diamondbacks have placed Goldschmidt on the 15-day disabled list, and there was no word on how long he is expected to be sidelined.

Well, time to play for that number 1 pick.  %$#& !!!

shoewizard Posted: August 02, 2014 at 09:16 PM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: diamondbacks, general, injury

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. frannyzoo Posted: August 03, 2014 at 08:04 AM (#4763322)
You know what the D-Backs should do now. Hit Andrew McCutchen. Because that is just logical and addresses the problem of losing Goldschmidt so well.

Sincerely,

Experts in spotting witches (Monty Python Division)
   2. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: August 03, 2014 at 09:20 AM (#4763327)
D-Backs are the ultimate Heel org.
   3. shoewizard Posted: August 03, 2014 at 10:33 AM (#4763338)
You know what the D-Backs should do now. Hit Andrew McCutchen. Because that is just logical and addresses the problem of losing Goldschmidt so well.


They took your advice.
   4. Non-Youkilidian Geometry Posted: August 03, 2014 at 10:39 AM (#4763339)
D-Backs are the ultimate Heel org.

I'm not sure they have the self-awareness to be true Heels. Rather, they seem to see themselves not as bad guys, but as the team that Plays the Game the Right Way.

Which makes them just a bunch of ########.
   5. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: August 03, 2014 at 12:23 PM (#4763370)
That sound is the sound of a million fantasy owners screaming out in anguish.
   6. Daunte Vicknabbit! Posted: August 03, 2014 at 04:06 PM (#4763500)
So the D-Backs are Bo Dallas?
   7. Spahn Insane, stimulus-funded BurlyMan™ Posted: August 03, 2014 at 08:41 PM (#4763604)
They may Play the Game the Right Way, but they still suck ass.
   8. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: August 03, 2014 at 09:35 PM (#4763617)
I'd like to give Goldschmidt some props for being reasonable about the incident, in spite of his injury:

"Guys get hit," he said. "It's part of the game. I think he's probably trying to make a pitch and missed his spot a little bit and it ends up getting in, so it's just part of it."


He's a lot classier than Gibson.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Mike Emeigh
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 2016 August 22: Baseball has much to teach us about politics
(1012 - 1:20am, Aug 29)
Last: Frank Fregoli

NewsblogIndians' Brandon Guyer is hit-by-pitch king | indians.com
(19 - 12:45am, Aug 29)
Last: Squash

NewsblogOmnichatter 08-28-2016
(173 - 11:33pm, Aug 28)
Last: Random Transaction Generator

NewsblogHow model for Yankees’ vision shows lightning-rebuild hope | New York Post
(33 - 11:28pm, Aug 28)
Last: zonk

NewsblogStrained relations? Irate Hammel not happy with Maddon | Chicago Sun-Times
(26 - 10:22pm, Aug 28)
Last: zonk

NewsblogSunday Notes: Jessica Mendoza, Stubby Clapp, Strahm, McGuire, more | FanGraphs Baseball
(6 - 9:22pm, Aug 28)
Last: Omineca Greg

Newsblog2016 NFL thread
(18 - 9:07pm, Aug 28)
Last: PASTE Transcends Almost All Generations (Zeth)

NewsblogThe Diamondbacks’ flexible philosophies
(13 - 9:06pm, Aug 28)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogGoold: Cardinals choose to share 'C' | stltoday.com
(1 - 9:00pm, Aug 28)
Last: Cblau

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 1996 Ballot
(3 - 8:46pm, Aug 28)
Last: OCF

NewsblogSanchez Fastest In MLB History To 11 HRs
(16 - 8:14pm, Aug 28)
Last: Joe Bivens, Floundering Pumpkin

Sox TherapyThoughts on Andrew Benintendi
(39 - 7:34pm, Aug 28)
Last: Cmax Sox the Box that Rocks?

NewsblogOzzie Albies might not get September callup | braves.com
(3 - 6:38pm, Aug 28)
Last: Rickey! Filipino Diving Team

NewsblogMLB ambassador Billy Bean spreads inclusion message
(1 - 5:00pm, Aug 28)
Last: Captain Supporter

NewsblogOmnichatter 8-27-16
(64 - 2:59pm, Aug 28)
Last: Spahn Insane, stimulus-funded BurlyMan™

Page rendered in 0.1455 seconds
47 querie(s) executed