Edman is 1-for-8 with a double, a run and two strikeouts over his first pair of contests following a two-game absence due to torso tightness.
The talented player may still be somewhat limited in his swing, although the two-bagger he laced off Atlanta's Max Fried on Friday, one of only three hits for the Cardinals, was encouraging. It bears mentioning Edman's struggles predate the injury as well, as he was only hitting .214 (12-for-56) with 12 strikeouts in the 12 contests before being sidelined.
Edman (torso) will be back in the lineup for Thursday's game against Atlanta, Jim Hayes of Bally Sports Midwest reports.
Edman sat out each of the last two games due to torso tightness, but he'll return to action in Thursday's series opener. The 26-year-old has gone 5-for-22 with three doubles and three runs across his last five games.
Cardinals manager Mike Shildt said Edman (torso) won't be included in the lineup for Wednesday's series finale with the Marlins, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.
St. Louis will withhold Edman from the starting nine for the second day in a row after he was previously scratched ahead of Tuesday's 2-1 win when he experienced torso tightness. Shildt didn't indicate whether Edman would be available off the bench, so the 26-year-old's status is somewhat hazy heading into the Cardinals' four-game series in Atlanta that begins Thursday.
Edman was scratched from Tuesday's lineup versus the Marlins due to tightness in his torso, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Edman was penciled in at the leadoff spot, per usual, but he was scratched from the lineup shortly before the start of Tuesday's contest. The 26-year-old should be considered day-to-day until the team updates his status. Lane Thomas will work in right field while Edmundo Sosa handles the keystone.
Edman went 2-for-5 with a run scored and a stolen base in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Reds.
Edman singled and stole second in the first inning Thursday. He scored on a Tyler O'Neill single. The 26-year-old is slashing .275/.328/.394 with four home runs, 15 RBI and 31 runs in 256 plate appearances. He is tied for fourth in all of baseball with 11 steals.
Edman went 2-for-5 with a run in a win over the Dodgers on Tuesday.
Edman came home with the first run of the game on Paul Goldschmidt's ground-rule double in the first inning, and he ultimately went on to record his third multi-hit effort in the last seven games. That stretch constitutes exactly half of a very productive sample for Edman, one in which he's slashed .321/.371/.536 with six doubles, two home runs, nine RBI, four walks, three stolen bases and 10 runs across 62 plate appearances.
Edman is out of the lineup Sunday at Arizona, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.
Edman started the first 52 games of the season and will receive the day off Sunday. Matt Carpenter will start at the keystone in the series finale for the Cardinals.
Edman went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs in a win over the Diamondbacks on Saturday.
Edman played the table-setting role out of the top of the order extremely well, extending his on-base streak to 11 games in the process. The 26-year-old has been stellar across the board during that stretch, producing a .326/.385/.543 slash line with four doubles, two home runs and nine RBI across 52 plate appearances.
Edman went 1-for-3 with a single, a run, an RBI and a stolen base in Friday's 8-6 win over the Diamondbacks.
Edman began the contest with a walk, stole second and subsequently came around to score the game's first run. He later picked up an RBI with a single in the fourth frame. Edman is tied for third in MLB with 10 thefts on the campaign and is contributing a steady .274/.329/.392 slash line across 231 plate appearances.
Edman went 2-for-4 with two solo home runs during Wednesday's 4-0 win over the White Sox.
The 26-year-old's solo shots during the third and eighth innings accounted for the only runs of the contest until Edmundo Sosa delivered a two-run single during the final frame. Edman is 11-for-34 (.324 average) with two home runs, three doubles, eight RBI, two stolen bases and five runs over his past seven games.
Edman went 2-for-3 with a walk, a double, two runs scored, three RBI and a stolen base in Wednesday's 8-5 win over the Pirates,
The steal was his eighth of the year in nine attempts, and four of those SBs have come in the last eight games. On the season, Edman is slashing .281/.335/.376 with two homers, 11 RBI and 22 runs through 43 contests.
Edman went 3-for-5 with two RBI in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Pirates.
The switch hitter came into Tuesday just 4-for-32 (.125) over his last seven games, but Edman busted out with a big performance at the top of the order. On the season, he's slashing .274/.328/.366 with two homers, seven steals, eight RBI and 20 runs in 42 contests.
Edman went 1-for-4 with a single, a walk, a run and two stolen bases in the Cardinals' 2-0 win over the Brewers on Thursday.
Edman hit a single to lead off the game and stole second base, which led him to score on a Nolan Arenado single. The 26-year-old added another stolen base in the fifth inning and he is third in all of baseball with seven steals. He is slashing .277/.337/.381 in 169 plate appearances. In the month of May, he is batting .286 with four runs.
Edman went 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in a 5-0 win over the Rockies on Friday.
Edman singled and later scored in the fifth inning Friday. He also drew the Cardinals' only walk in the game. The leadoff man has reached safely in 14 of his last 15 games. In 146 plate appearances, the 26-year-old is slashing .299/.356/.418 and leads his team with 40 hits.
Edman went 2-for-4 in Game 2 of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Mets.
Edman went 1-for-4 in Game 1 of the doubleheader and added two more hits in the second half of the twin bill, pushing his average to .299 with a .780 OPS. The right fielder has hit safely in nine of his last 11 games and is currently riding a three-game hitting streak after going a combined 3-for-8 during the doubleheader.
Edman went 2-for-4 with a double, a triple and a run in a win over the Mets on Monday.
The versatile Edman pushed his extra-base-hit tally to nine with Monday's production while generating his fourth multi-hit effort in the last seven games. The 25-year-old is rewarding fantasy managers across the board thus far in 2021, as he now boasts a .341/.386/.463 slash line with three doubles, Monday's triple, two RBI, two walks and six runs across 44 plate appearances in his last 10 games.
Edman went 4-for-6 with a double and a run scored in Saturday's 12-5 win over the Pirates.
The switch hitter continues to thrive at the top of the Cards' order. Edman has gone 12-for-34 (.353) over the last eight games, pushing his slash line on the season to .295/.347/.402 with two homers, four steals, six RBI and 14 runs through 27 contests.
Edman went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a run scored in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Phillies.
Edman notched a hit for a third straight game when he roped a double down the right-field line to plate a pair of runs and put the Cardinals up 3-1 in the second inning. The 26-year-old would end up getting on base again in the seventh with a single and came around to score on a Paul Goldschmidt double to extend his team's lead to 5-2. Edman is now slashing .277/.333/.394 with two home runs, six RBI and 12 runs scored as the Cardinals' primary leadoff hitter.
Edman went 0-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base and a run in Friday's 5-4 victory over the Reds.
Edman didn't get a hit in the contest, but he still helped fantasy managers who roster him with his fourth stolen base of the campaign. After swiping only two bags in six tries in 2020, Edman has looked more like the stolen-base threat he was in his 2019 rookie campaign, when he was successful on 15 of 16 theft attempts. The 25-year-old has accounted for two homers, four RBI and nine runs scored this season.
Edman went 2-for-5 with a double and a two-run home run in Monday's 12-5 win over the Nationals.
Getting the start in right field and hitting in his usual leadoff spot, the 25-year-old took Joe Ross deep in the third inning -- one of five homers by the Cards on the night. Edman has had a strong start to the season, slashing .294/.351/.441 through 16 games with two home runs, three steals, four RBI and eight runs.
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