Back in 2019, Tommy Edman erupted for fantasy owners, hitting .304 with 11 home runs, 59 runs scored and 15 stolen bases in 92 games played. In 2020, when his BABIP dropped by 45 points, his average fell to .250, and he homered five times in 55 games. Now, what’s most interesting is after going 15-for-16 on stolen base attempts in 2019, he was an unimpressive two-for-six in 2020. After overperforming his xBA in 2019, he underperformed in 2020, as his xBA was .265.

His barrel rate dropped 1.5 percentage points and his average exit velocity dropped by nearly one mile per hour. However, as the year went on, his average exit velocity was returning closer to league average, and actually slightly above near the end of the year. Also, the...