Karablog: Does Trevor Story's rise make him a top-20 pick in 2019?

Trevor Story is stealing bases at a frequency few could have predicted. AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill

No major league player reached 30 home runs and 30 stolen bases in any of the past five seasons, but it sure would be nice if a player or three got there in 2018. For months, we have watched AL MVP candidates Mookie Betts and Jose Ramirez grind their way to exceptional five-category fantasy goodness, and now we have a surprise NL contender for the 30/30 run as well.

Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story, the No. 2 fantasy option on the 30-day Player Rater, stole two more bases on Tuesday, giving him six in eight games. He boasts 25 steals, 28 home runs and a legit, if overlooked, NL MVP case as well.