SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Ever since Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt stepped on a baseball field he has been able to hit the ball a long way.
The Diamondbacks know what Goldschmidt is capable of and expect the 24-year-old to contribute but they're not necessarily looking for power.
Goldschmidt made his major league debut on Aug. 1, and singled in his first at-bat. The next day, the 6-foot-3 slugger hit his first home run, off of San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum. He finished his rookie season batting .250 with eight home runs and 26 RBIs in 48 games.