JUPITER, Fla. — It might be a fresh team and also a fresh year, but that’s all that’s changed for Paul Goldschmidt.

The finished his first day of Spring Training at the Cardinals’ camp by meeting the press and explaining his new uniform wouldn’t change his way.

JUPITER, Fla. — It might be a fresh team and also a fresh year, but that’s all that’s changed for Paul Goldschmidt.

The finished his first day of Spring Training at the Cardinals’ camp by meeting the press and explaining his new uniform wouldn’t change his way.

“It was fun to get out there with the inventors,” said the 31-year-old appeared first baseman, who is anticipating picking the brain of those likes of veteran catcher Yadier Molina. “I have as much respect for him. He knows this division. He knows the people on this team. He’s got so much experience. He will help me, in addition to the other guys on the team, to master this division as rapidly as you can.” :: Spring Training policy presented by Camping World::

Goldschmidt said he appreciates the attitude of the company. He’s been that kind of player throughout his career, and that may make for a good fit.

“We’ll learn,” Goldschmidt explained. “You can’t predict the future. I only make an effort to prepare, do the best for my skill, work hard and simply make an effort to go on the market and subscribe for the team, whatever they want me to accomplish.”

Goldschmidt carries that attitude with him regardless of whether he’s at the center of his first day of Spring Training with the Cardinals or a season in Arizona.

“It will not really change. You simply make an effort to prepare daily and progress and get ready for Spring Training and Opening Day,” he explained. “After you can get on the field, it’s the exact same. It’s baseball. Every one else wants to know about the shifts. You arrive and there’s a lockerroom. Every team differs, Annually.

“Back in Arizona, maybe I was [settled] there, but then there’s a completely new group of guys, new front office, new training team. Therefore it’s perhaps maybe not quite as big of a change because you can think. It’s another year and you keep preparing.”

“There’s a ton of aid for the Cardinals company, for its players ,” he explained. “They love the team, see on television. Hopefully, we can get a way to get a great deal of games.”

In eight seasons with all the D-backs, Goldschmidt struck on .297, averaging 89 RBIs and 26 homers .

“This company has a great record of winning world championships,” he explained. “It’s an extremely talented team. I am happy to participate in it.”

Goldschmidt said he’s already creating a nice working relationship with manager Mike Shildt.

“Yeah, he’s remained in touch with me, ensured I got down here safely,” Goldschmidt explained. “He’s a fantastic communicator, and I am eager to really get to know him .”

Shildt, for his part, said he is eager to work with a true professional from the match.

“The thing we appreciate about Paul may be the residual benefit for his offense… [and] into his own defense, with a little more stabilization at first base, which lets [Matt Carpenter] to be at an even more anchored spot at dawn. It creates clarity for all of us,” Shildt explained. “He’s a three-time Gold Glove [Award] winner. Our defense improves. He’s definitely a fantastic baserunner.”

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Goldschmidt is also a Silver Slugger, for example his first in 2013, a season where he directed the National League.

It’s his attention for wanting to be considered a comprehensive player who has caught the attention of the Cardinals’ manager.

“He has come in, [and] he’s been unbelievably engaging, thoughtful, proactive,” Shildt explained. “He’s really specialized in what we’re doing and how we’re doing this. He’s surpassed expectations before he’s even gotten to the field.”