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FutureBacks Q&A: Paul Goldschmidt

FutureBacks Q&A: Paul Goldschmidt

As the Arizona Diamondbacks' eighth-round selection in this year's draft, Paul Goldschmidt probably outperformed the organization's expectations of him more than any of the other 37 draftees that signed. Goldschmidt led the entire Diamondbacks farm system with 18 home runs despite not beginning pro play until late June.

Viewed one way, Paul Goldschmidt's success should not come as a surprise.  The numbers he put up at Texas State indicated that he would perform well at a professional level in which he would face a lot of inexperienced pitching.  On the other hand, Goldschmidt is not drawing enough national praise for the season he had overall.  Between college and the pros, he banged out 46 double, three... Recommended Stories

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