After not making the Opening Day roster, after his call-up in May Tommy Pham has had an excellent season for the St. Louis Cardinals. On a per/rate basis, Pham has been the second most valuable player in the National League, according to our very own Ben Godar. On September 14, Pham hit and stole his way into the 20/20, the first Cardinals player to accomplish such a feat since Reggie Sanders did it in 2004. By the end of the season, Pham has the possibily to add to an already impressive resume. Per Bernie Miklasz of 101Sports.com ESPN:
If Pham finishes with a .300 batting average, a .400 onbase percentage, and .500 slugging percentage, he’ll make history. He’d become the first qualifying player in Cardinals’ franchise history to hit 20 homers, steal 20 bases and put up a slash line of at least .300 / .400 / .500.
As of now Pham is batting .310 / .410 / .526.
Tommy Pham is the 2nd best player in the National League | Viva El Birdos
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