Report: Diamondbacks, Paul Goldschmidt agree to contract extension
The deal runs from 2014 through the 2018 season with a club option of $14.5 million in 2018.
Goldschmidt, 25, hit .286 with 20 home runs, 82 RBI, 43 doubles, scored 82 runs and stole 18 bases in 2012, his first full season in the majors. He played in 48 games towards the end of the 2011 season hitting eight home runs in 156 at-bats.
He has been hot during the spring as well hitting .414 with two home runs, 14 RBI and five doubles in 69 plate appearances.