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Ronald Acuña Jr. , Atlanta

Not sure there's an applicable word for the torrid stretch of baseball at the onset of the season by the young superstar. He's scored at least two runs in five straight contests and recorded 14 extra-base hits in his first 13 games of 2021. Entering games on Friday, Acuña Jr. leads the National League in home runs (7), runs (17), slugging percentage (1.000), tied for first in RBI (14) along with doubles (6), second in batting average (.442), tied for second in stolen bases (3) and third in on-base percentage (.492). As imposing at the numbers appear, he's also cut his strikeout rate by over 14 percentage points in 2021's small sample size but his swinging strike percent drop by five...