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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

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   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 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.

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