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

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
HowardMegdal
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogHeyman: 30 Potential Breakout Players For 2017
(19 - 3:21am, Mar 25)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOT - March 2017 NBA thread
(817 - 3:17am, Mar 25)
Last: Los Angeles El Hombre de Anaheim

NewsblogWhy DFA is the WTF of baseball and how one player fought back
(23 - 3:12am, Mar 25)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogAnderson wins spot in Cubs rotation
(1 - 2:58am, Mar 25)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogDetroit Tigers' J.D. Martinez will be out 3-4 more weeks
(2 - 2:56am, Mar 25)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogSources: Indians finalizing four-year extension with Jose Ramirez
(1 - 2:53am, Mar 25)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogRays to sign catcher Derek Norris
(4 - 2:29am, Mar 25)
Last: Los Angeles El Hombre de Anaheim

NewsblogFortune magazine crowns Theo Epstein 'world's greatest leader'
(32 - 2:27am, Mar 25)
Last: Meatwad needs baseball

NewsblogSouthern hospitality: Braves unveil new SunTrust Park food | FOX Sports
(17 - 1:49am, Mar 25)
Last: Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant

NewsblogOT: NCAA March Madness 2017
(253 - 1:12am, Mar 25)
Last: CFBF Was Killed By The Mad Queen

NewsblogOT: March-April 2017 Soccer Thread
(170 - 1:00am, Mar 25)
Last: cmd600

NewsblogOTP 20 March 2017: This fighter for civil rights has baseball in her DNA
(1910 - 12:23am, Mar 25)
Last: Gonfalon Bubble

NewsblogReport: Former Bulls GM Jerry Krause dies at 77
(65 - 12:10am, Mar 25)
Last: jobu

NewsblogRays, Kevin Kiermaier nearing $50 million extension
(3 - 11:02pm, Mar 24)
Last: villageidiom

NewsblogIan Kinsler Performs Damage Control After Racially-Infused Comments
(139 - 9:16pm, Mar 24)
Last: Howie Menckel

Page rendered in 0.1240 seconds
47 querie(s) executed