Cardinals Acquire Paul Goldschmidt from Diamondbacks

Paul Goldschmidt

The St. Louis Cardinals have acquired 6x All-Star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The Diamondbacks will receive catcher Carson Kelly, starting pitcher Luke Weaver, infielder Andy Young, and the club’s Compensation Round B selection in the 2019 Draft.

Goldschmidt, age 31, is a two-time MVP runner-up who’s averaged 31 homers and 105 RBIs per 162 games throughout his career.

A list of accomplishments throughout his young career from Wikipedia:

Goldschmidt has earned $31,491,000 in MLB contracts with the Diamondbacks in eight seasons. He becomes an unrestricted free agent in 2020.

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