|Intro||American baseball player|
|Is||Athlete Baseball player|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||11 October 1988, Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, USA|
David Paul Goforth (born October 11, 1988) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He pitched in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Milwaukee Brewers from 2015 through 2017.
Goforth attended Neshoba Central High School in Neshoba County, Mississippi, and the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), and played college baseball for the Ole Miss Rebels baseball team. Goforth redshirted in his first year at Ole Miss, and spent his redshirt freshman season as a relief pitcher. After the 2009 season, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod Baseball League. As a redshirt sophomore, Goforth began the year pitching in relief, but was moved into the starting rotation later in the year. After the season, Goforth was selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 31st round of the 2010 MLB Draft. Goforth opted not to sign with Cleveland, and instead returned to Ole Miss for his redshirt junior year. Gorforth had a strong season as a starting pitcher for the Rebels as a redshirt junior.
The Milwaukee Brewers selected Goforth in the seventh round of the 2011 MLB Draft after the season. After the 2013 season, the Brewers assigned Goforth to play for the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League. He participated in the Fall Stars Game.
The Brewers invited Goforth to spring training in 2014. Pitching for the Huntsville Stars of the Class AA Southern League in 2014, Goforth was named a midseason and postseason All-Star. After the season, the Brewers added Goforth to their 40 man roster.
Goforth began the 2015 season with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League. On May 25, the Brewers promoted Goforth to the major leagues after Wily Peralta was placed on the disabled list. Goforth was designated for assignment by the Brewers on November 23, 2016. He was outrighted to the minor leagues on December 3. On April 14, 2017, Goforth was designated for assignment.
On December 9, 2017, Goforth signed a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals. He elected free agency on November 2, 2018.