Goldschmidt is having a remarkable season, batting .341 with 21 home runs and a Majors-best 72 RBIs entering Tuesday's game. He has also swiped 17 bases and provided plus defense at first.
"In every way, on and off the field, he demonstrates the attributes defined by this award," said D-backs chief baseball officer Tony La Russa in a press release.
The MLBPAA committees will vote to select an overall Heart and Hustle Award winner from the 30 team recipients. The final winner will be announced on Nov. 10 at the 16th Annual Legends for Youth Dinner in New York City.
Jake Rill is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.