Marlins at Diamondbacks: 5 Players to Watch

By Thomas Lynch
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Jul 19, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt hits a double in the first inning against the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

4-Paul Goldschmidt

An intriguing matchup takes place on Wednesday as Goldy gets to take some rips against Fernandez. There is talk of the D’backs’ first baseman taking a run at the Triple Crown. That will be tough to do considering he trails Stanton by six home runs and the Marlins’ right fielder hasn’t played in three weeks.  Once he comes off the disabled list, I expect the Triple Crown talk to end. Perhaps the most surprising aspect of the D’backs’ sweep in May was how well Fish pitching contained Goldschmidt. He had no extra base hits and no RBI’s in 15 plate appearances. Lifetime, he is a .299 hitter vs. the Marlins with four home runs in 67 at-bats.