More KLaw potshots at Goldy. Now it's in the guise of fantasy advice. Yep, Goldy is a "platoon guy", folks--but at least he's no longer a bad defender: "Paul Goldschmidt: Can he hit breaking stuff from righties? "I think this is what he is -- a platoon guy who destroys left-handed pitching (and Tim Lincecum) while playing above-average defense at first. It probably helps his cause that Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson and GM Kevin Towers really seem to like his makeup, which counts for everything in Arizona these days." (It's behind a pay wall, so I just brought over the relevant part.
Diamondbacks and Paul Goldschmidt are engaged in ongoing dialogue about a multiyear contract extension, sources say.— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) March 19, 2013
After multiple attempts earlier this year to negotiate an extension, Kevin Towers and Co. have finally convinced Paul Goldschmidt to start talks on a long-term extension. (Per Jon Morosi)
The race for the fifth spot is now down to Delgado and Corbin... also, these links: "FS Arizona":http://www.foxsportsarizona.com/mlb/arizona-diamondbacks/story/D-backs-send-struggling-Skaggs-to-Triple?blockID=880659&feedID=3563
Whilst at the WBC, Clefo videotaped the last out. I thought the footage kind of looked like a lo-fi Terrence Malick film, well, one thing led to another.
This is a very good resource if you're wondering where your favorite players rank amongst the other prospect ranking lists.
So about four years ago, Rod Barajas, he of the 2001 World Series team, and he competing for backup catcher this year, went to go wear his World Series ring. He couldn't find it. Fast forward to last week, he found it. In his wife's shoe. I