Paul Goldschmidt keeps the MVP season going
Goldschmidt had another great return to Arizona this weekend.
He hit his 30th home run of the season on a fly-to-left field off of Tommy Henry. The homer traveled 416 feet at 104.3 mph.
Goldschmidt singled in the seventh inning on a grounder to pitcher Kevin Ginkel. Yadier Molina scored on the play. Nolan Arenado then doubled on a lender to left field, scoring Lars Nootbaar and Dylan Carlson.
A passed ball by former Cardinals catching prospect Carson Kelly, who was traded to Arizona for Goldschmidt, allowed Goldschmidt to score.
In the third inning of Saturday’s game, Goldschmidt singled on a sharp grounder to right field, scoring Nootbaar.
Goldschmidt knocked his 31st home run of the season on a liner to right-center field in the ninth inning Saturday, scoring Andrew Knizner and Nootbaar. The homer traveled 383 feet at 103.5 mph.