Tommy Edman Cardinals Career
Edman returned to the Memphis organization, where in 49 games he slugged seven home runs with 29 RBIs and nine stolen bases.
After his contract was selected on June 8th, he was promoted to the big leagues and made his major league debut.
At Wrigley Field, he made his debut as a pinch hitter against the Chicago Cubs. It was on June 20 when he hit his first professional home run against the Marlins.
Against the Cincinnati Reds’ Robert Stephenson, he smashed his first career grand slam at Great American Ball Park on July 18.
While playing for the St. Louis Cardinals in 2019, Edman had an average of .304/.350/.500 with 11 home runs, 36 RBIs, and 15 stolen bases in 16 tries over 92 regular season games.
He was the fastest third baseman in major league baseball with a sprint speed of 29.4 feet per second.
It was revealed soon after that Edman would be the team’s starting third baseman for the next short season in 2020. By far, his best performance was .250/.317/.668 with five home runs and 26 runs batted in
As a result of the loss of Kolten Wong and the subsequent acquisition of Nolan Arenado in 2021, the team decided to make Edman their starting second baseman.
He was named National League Player of the Week after batting.426 with two home runs from August 23 to August 29 in the MLB.
Edman tallied 11 home runs and 56 RBIs with 41 doubles, 30 stolen bases, and 641 hits in 159 games.
Ozzie Albies had more doubles (42) than he did, but Bryce Harper led the National League with 42. As a second baseman, he was one of five Cardinals to receive a Gold Glove Award (a MLB record).
How Tall Is Tommy Edman?
Tommy Edman is 1.78 m tall