Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

MLB Notes: Goldschmidt out for Season

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

MLB Notes: Goldschmidt out for Season

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Arizona's Goldschmidt is out for the season

Arizona Diamondbacks star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is going to miss the rest of the season because of a broken left hand.

Manager Kirk Gibson announced the news Sunday, two days after Goldschmidt was hit by a pitch from Pittsburgh reliever Ernesto Frieri.

Gibson put Goldschmidt's rehabilitation timetable at eight weeks, with the season ending in late September. No surgery is expected.

Goldschmidt, 26, hit .300 with 19 home runs and 69 RBIs this season. A two-time All-Star, he led the NL with 125 RBIs last year and tied for the league lead with 36 homers while batting .302.

McCutchen injured * Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen left Sunday's game at Arizona in the middle of the eighth inning because of discomfort on his left side. McCutchen drove in the tying run in the top of the eighth with a sacrifice fly. The NL MVP didn't take his spot in center field in the bottom half.

Longtime Braves broadcaster dies * Pete Van Wieren, the bespectacled broadcaster who was part of the landmark team that carried Atlanta Braves games throughout the nation on Ted Turner's "SuperStation," died Saturday after a battle with cancer. …

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