D-backs fans were devastated about the Paul Goldschmidt trade

Cardinals strike gold, get Goldschmidt from Diamondbacks

The St. Louis Cardinals reportedly are certain Paul Goldschmidt will love life in the Gateway to the West.

A six-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glove victor at 31, Goldschmidt was among the top players available in the trade market. He's set to make $14.5 million next season before hitting free agency in 2020, when he'll be in line for another lucrative deal stretching into his 30s. The right-handed batter has hit 30-plus homers in four of the last six seasons, including a league-leading 36 in 2013, when he finished second in MVP voting. The Cardinals believed they needed a boost in the middle of their lineup to compete with the likes of Milwaukee and the Cubs in the NL Central.

Goldschmidt, 31, was drafted by the Diamondbacks in 2009 and was promoted to the majors in 2011.

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Goldschmidt will be a free agent at the end of the season.

In 2018, Goldschmidt hit.290 with 83 RBI and 33 home runs. "We understand that. We've understood that for a long time". After going 7-2 with a 3.88 ERA, Weaver followed that up with a record of 7-11 and an ERA of 4.95. Kelly has six years before being eligible for arbitration and Weaver has five.

Hazen said it's premature to say Arizona is in a full-scale rebuilding mode, noting the team still has plenty of talented players.

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