With a solo-shot in the seventh inning of the Arizona Diamondbacks game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday night, Paul Goldschmidt hit his 30th home run — making him the fourth D-back in team history to have multiple 30+ HR seasons.
Goldschmidt did it for the first time in 2013 when he hit 36 homers and was runner-up for National League MVP. With 11 games left in the season, he still has ample to time to pass that career mark.
Steve Finley was the first Diamondback to do it in 1999 (34) and 2000 (35). Luis Gonzalez also did it in 2000 (31) followed by his monster year in 2001 (57). Mark Reynolds was the last one to do it in 2010 (32) and 2011 (37).
Earlier this month, Goldschmidt became the 2nd player in Diamondbacks history with 100 RBI and 100 walks in a single season. Last month, he broke the single-season record with his 100th walk of the season.
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