One can argue Carson Kelly produced his first breakthrough in 2019 when he hit 18 home runs over 111 contests after being traded from the Cardinals to the Diamondbacks. A rough 2020 depressed his draft stock heading into 2021 but those who remained steadfast in their support of the young catcher continue reaping the rewards. 

With nearly one-fourth of the season completed there's seven qualified hitters with more walks than strikeouts. If Kelly logged enough plate appearances to qualify, he'd be tied for first with Jeff McNeill in walks to strikeouts ratio at 1.5. Among players with at least 100 plate appearances, he's second in walk percentage (19.8 percent) behind Max Muncy

Overall, Kelly's in the midst of a current 21-game...