Arizona Diamondbacks: 5 Players to Watch 9/28-10/4

By Thomas Lynch
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Sep 23, 2015; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt (44) hits a solo home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the second inning at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

1-Paul Goldschmidt

After slumping toward the end of August, the All-Star first baseman has picked up his game over recent weeks. Goldschmidt has eight hits in his last 24 at-bats with three home runs. He leads the D-backs in homers with 31 and RBI’s with 105. Goldy is third in all of baseball with a .990 OPS, fourth with a .431 on-base percentage and sixth in slugging at .558. He is four runs away from reaching 100 for the second time in his career. Although he won’t win the National League MVP, there is no doubt Goldschmidt is recognized by fans, if not by the media, as one of the most dominant players in the game.

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