Giants Hammer Royals in Game 1

Full World Series Schedule

Goldschmidt's Big Night for D'backs Highlights Marlins' Own Lack of Homers

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
Goldschmidt's Big Night for D'backs Highlights Marlins' Own Lack of Homers
Marc Serota/Getty Images

It's a pity the Marlins don't turn their home run sculpture on for dingers by the visiting team, because the Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt would have lit it up on Friday night. The Arizona first baseman walloped a pair of towering, two-run homers in each of his first two plate appearances against Miami's Kevin Slowey, the second of which ended a 13-pitch battle that saw him foul off the previous six pitches. He collected a single and a double as well, and ended the night with four runs scored and four RBIs in the Diamondbacks' 9-2 victory. Here's a GIF of the first homer:

Load More Stories

Follow B/R on Facebook

Out of Bounds

MLB

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.