Thomson ReutersAugust 30, 2013 14:45
1B Paul Goldschmidt, whose day off Wednesday broke a streak of 47 consecutive starts, has had great success against Giants RHP Tim Lincecum. Goldschmidt, who hit his first career homer off Lincecum in August 2010, is 9-for-17 (.529) with five homers and 11 RBIs in the matchup. Goldschmidt, who leads the NL with 104 RBIs, has been particularly good against left-handers this season. He leads the league with a .623 slugging percentage against lefties and is tied with Atlanta's Justin Upton for the lead with 10 homers.