Tommy Edman Stats
- Height / Weight
- 5' 10" / 180 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 5/9/1995 (28)
Tommy Edman Season Stats
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St. Louis Cardinals infielder/outfielder Tommy Edman is getting a day of rest on Tuesday against the visiting San Diego Padres. With Edman on the bench, Nolan Gorman will start at second base and bat third for the Cardinals against Padres right-hander Seth Lugo. Richie Palacios will play center field and bat leadoff. The switch-hitting Edman has gone 24-for-99 (.242) in the month of August with four home runs, six doubles, a triple, nine RBI, 16 strikeouts, three stolen bases and 12 runs scored in 25 starts. He's an everyday player for St. Louis and has provided a decent mix of power and speed with 11 home runs and 17 stolen bases in a utility role in 2023 in 373 at-bats. Gorman will give DFS gamers a decent power option, as he's clubbed 24 long balls and driven in 67 runs this year.
St. Louis Cardinals infielder/outfielder Tommy Edman (calf) is playing center field and batting leadoff on Thursday against the visiting New York Mets and left-hander Jose Quintana. Edman is back in action after being taken out of Wednesday's game early against the Oakland Athletics due to a right-calf contusion from when he fouled a ball off his leg. The 28-year-old has been serving as the Cardinals' leadoff man of late against left-handers, which will make him more appealing in DFS. The 28-year-old switch-hitter has been better from the right side of the plate against southpaws in 2023, going 30-for-104 (.289) with five of his 11 home runs and 11 RBI in 47 games. Overall, Edman is hitting .249/.312/.431 with 11 long balls, 37 RBI, 15 stolen bases and 54 runs scored in his 325 at-bats.
St. Louis Cardinals infielder/outfielder Tommy Edman (leg) was removed early during Wednesday's game against the Oakland Athletics. Edman began the contest at shortstop, but moved to center field after Lars Nootbaar (groin) exited the game. However, Edman was forced to exit the game a few innings after Nootbaar. Edman fouled a ball off his leg and left the contest as a precaution. The expectation is that the team will have Edman undergo further testing, but he should be considered as day-to-day for now.
St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Tommy Edman has become one of the most prominent base stealers in the game over the last couple of seasons, swiping 62 bases the previous two years, including 32 in 2022. He did this with 86th-percentile sprint speed and was caught only three times. Edman's value wasn't just dependent on his baserunning, though, as he hit .265, scored 95 runs, and swatted 13 home runs while driving in 57. A decent .258 xBA and 17.6% strikeout rate that was just above his career 16.6% rate backed his numbers. Edman likes hitting the ball on the ground, posting a groundball rate of 49.4% this season and 47.3% for his career, which is a good recipe for someone with his skill set. Additionally, the 27-year-old saw career highs in multiple power metrics such as barrel rate (6.2%), exit velocity (88.6 MPH), and hard-hit rate (37.8%). If he can pull the ball more than 20.8% on flyballs and closer to his career mark of 24.6%, he might crack 15 HRs for the first time. Edman can easily maintain his numbers from a season ago, especially if he bats second, as projected. Considering stolen bases are so coveted nowadays, it'll be hard for fantasy managers to find a multi-category contributor who can run at his ADP of 79. Fantasy managers should take advantage of the lower price tag.