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
Andere Richtingen
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogRays pretty much strike out in MLB's new labor deal
(1 - 2:36pm, Dec 03)
Last: Steve Balboni's Personal Trainer

NewsblogOT - November* 2016 College Football thread
(463 - 2:34pm, Dec 03)
Last: Lance Reddick! Lance him!

NewsblogOT: NBA 2016-17 Preseason Thread
(1129 - 2:33pm, Dec 03)
Last: Moses Taylor, Unwavering Optimist

NewsblogCarlos Beltran agrees to one-year, $16M deal with Astros
(3 - 2:32pm, Dec 03)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

NewsblogVenezuelan players rally behind Omar Vizquel, threaten WBC boycott
(27 - 2:18pm, Dec 03)
Last: Booey

NewsblogOTP: 28 November 2016: Bud Selig reminisces about 1999 MLB trip to Cuba, meeting Fidel Castro
(1652 - 2:14pm, Dec 03)
Last: Renegade (((JE)))

Gonfalon CubsStarting to think about 2017
(75 - 2:10pm, Dec 03)
Last: Pops Freshenmeyer

NewsblogLifetime Achievement Award: Peter Gammons | BaseballAmerica.com
(129 - 1:53pm, Dec 03)
Last: K-BAR, J-BAR (trhn)

Hall of Merit2017 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion
(153 - 1:04pm, Dec 03)
Last: Dr. Chaleeko

NewsblogHall of Fame: Bud Selig lock for election on Today's Game ballot | SI.com
(15 - 12:48pm, Dec 03)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogD-Backs nontender Wellington Castillo, sign Jeff Mathis
(3 - 12:40pm, Dec 03)
Last: shoewizard

NewsblogOT: October-November 2016 Soccer Thread
(366 - 12:36pm, Dec 03)
Last: Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play

NewsblogD-Backs hire Mike Fitzgerald as new analytics head
(1 - 11:18am, Dec 03)
Last: JJ1986

NewsblogA’s, Yonder Alonso agree on new deal
(18 - 11:11am, Dec 03)
Last: Nasty Nate

NewsblogMariners making a push for Edgar Martinez’s Baseball Hall of Fame candidacy | The Seattle Times
(54 - 10:51am, Dec 03)
Last: shoewizard

Page rendered in 0.1357 seconds
49 querie(s) executed