Posted March 29, 2013

Report: Diamondbacks, Paul Goldschmidt agree to contract extension

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The Diamondbacks locked up their first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, signing him to a five-year deal. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The Diamondbacks locked up their first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, signing him to a five-year deal. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt agreed Friday to a five-year deal worth $32 million, reports FoxSports.com.

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.


1 comments
oasis1994
oasis1994

This deal makes sense. Love watching this guy play and I hope he continues to improve year to year.