MLB

Toronto Blue Jays
2014 Avg.
.246
 
Career Avg.
.264
Name  Edwin Encarnacion
Born  1/7/1983
Height  6-2
Weight  230
Number  10
Position  1B
Bats  R
Throws  R
Cold4/18/2014 9:56:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion is just 1-for-12 versus Minnesota starter Mike Pelfrey.
Insight: The 31-year-old Encarnacion is STILL in search of his first homer. He didn't go that long without a dinger in either 2012 or 2013. This matchup isn't likely to end the homerless streak.
 
Cold4/17/2014 10:27:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion is just 1-for-12 versus Minnesota starter Mike Pelfrey.
Insight: The 31-year-old Encarnacion is still in search of his first homer. He didn't go that long without a dinger in either 2012 or 2013. This matchup isn't likely to end the homerless streak.
 
4/13/2014 8:00:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a walk and two RBI Sunday against the O's.
Insight: The 31-year-old Encarnacion is 50 at-bats into the season and he's still in search of his first homer. He didn't go that long without a dinger in either 2012 or 2013.
 
Cold4/10/2014 4:00:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion is off to a slow start, batting .182 without a home run.
Insight: The 31-year-old Encarnacion has averaged 39 HR over the past two seasons so its only a matter of time.
 
3/26/2014 4:12:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopolous said 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion is "fine," according to Barry Davis of sportsnet.ca.
Insight: Encarnacion was hit by a pitch near the right wrist and left Wednesday's game for precautionary reasons. The 31-year-old Encarnacion proved his 42-homer 2012 season was no fluke when he launched 36 bombs last year. He also struck out just 62 times, an amazingly low number for a power hitter.
 
3/26/2014 3:12:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion was hit by a pitch near his right wrist during Wednesday's game, according to Gregor Chisholm of mlb.com.
Insight: Encarnacion had surgery on his left wrist in the offseason; fortunately this was the other one. He left the game but was spotted hanging around in the dugout so he's probably fine. The 31-year-old Encarnacion proved his 42-homer 2012 season was no fluke when he launched 36 bombs last year. He also struck out just 62 times, an amazingly low number for a power hitter.
 
9/19/2013 6:21:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion had surgery on his wrist today. SOURCE: Scott MacArthur, TSN
Insight: The timetable for his recovery is about two months. Encarnacion (.272, 36 HR, 104 RBI) had an excellent season at the plate and there's no reason to think he won't be able to do it again in 2014.
 
9/17/2013 5:24:00 PM
Description: Toronto 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion will miss the rest of the season due to his wrist injury.
Insight: Encarnacion will undergo left wrist surgery, according to Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca. The DH has been dealing with soreness for a few weeks and missed nearly a week before returning for three games this past weekend. He'll finish with a .272 average, 36 homers, 104 RBI, 90 runs and a .904 OPS in 530 at-bats.
 
9/13/2013 5:35:00 PM
Description: Toronto 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion will make his return from a wrist injury Friday night against Baltimore. SOURCE: Roch Kubatko, MASN
Insight: It's Encarnacion's first game since Saturday. Encarnacion ranks third in MLB with 36 homers in 518 at bats this season.
 
9/12/2013 4:24:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays DH Edwin Encarnacion (wrist) hopes to return this weekend, according to Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com. He said his wrist has been bothering him for two weeks but feels a lot better now than it did on Sunday or Monday.
Insight: Encarnacion hasn't played since Saturday, but he hit off a tee Thursday and will test it in batting practice on Friday. This is encouraging news after manager John Gibbons said Wednesday that Encarnacion might not be able to return this season.
 
9/11/2013 6:25:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays DH Edwin Encarnacion (wrist) could be done for the year, manager John Gibbons said. SOURCE: Ben Nicholson-Smith, Sportsnet.ca
Insight: Encarnacion tweaked his wrist Saturda hasn't played since. His wrist is feeling better, but Gibbons says he isn't ready to play and might not have enough time to return this season.
 
9/11/2013 9:18:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays DH Edwin Encarnacion hasn't played since Saturday due to a sore left wrist and is questionable for Wednesday's game with the Angels.
Insight: Encarnacion tweaked his wrist Saturday, missed Sunday's game and wasn't ready to go Tuesday even after Monday's off-day. "Eddy's still a little banged up; his wrist is hurting today," manager John Gibbons said Tuesday, according to MLB.com. He's putting together a second consecutive .900-plus OPS season for fantasy owners and should crack the 40 HR mark again.
 
9/10/2013 10:16:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays DH Edwin Encarnacion hasn't played since Saturday due to a sore left wrist.
Insight: Encarnacion tweaked his wrist Saturday, missed Sunday's game and wasn't ready to go Tuesday even after Monday's off-day. "Eddy's still a little banged up; his wrist is hurting today," manager John Gibbons said Tuesday, according to MLB.com. He's considered day-to-day.
 
9/1/2013 8:59:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays DH Edwin Encarnacion has been held to a .192 average in 26 at-bats against Royals starter James Shields.
Insight: Encarnacion has 34 homers, 99 RBI, 76 walks and just 56 strikeouts this season, but he's hitting .275 due to a .249 BABIP. Don't count on big production Sunday against Shields.
 
8/25/2013 10:30:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays DH Edwin Encarnacion has homered in two straight games and went 1-for-1 with a homer, three walks and two runs Saturday night at Houston.
Insight: Prior to the last two games, Encarnacion only had two homers all month. He's batting .274 with 33 home runs, 95 RBI, a .906 OPS and 71 walks with only 55 strikeouts. The DH has only fanned 22 times over his last 316 plate appearances (7.0 percent K rate), an unreal rate for a power hitter.
 
8/18/2013 6:29:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays DH Edwin Encarnacion only has two homers this month.
Insight: He went 2-for-4 with a solo shot Sunday against the Rays. Encarnacion has hit no less than six homers in any other month this year.
 
Hot7/27/2013 8:09:00 PM
Description: Jays designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion stayed hot by crushing four hits Saturday in a loss to Houston.
Insight: All four hits were singles. So far in the series, Encarnacion is 7-for-8 with two homers and six RBI. At the start of the series, his batting average was at .264. Now he's all the way up to .277.
 
7/26/2013 10:40:00 PM
Description: Friday against the Astros, Blue Jays DH Edwin Encarnacion smashed two homers in one inning.
Insight: And the second one was a grand slam. You don't see that too often. The home runs came as part of an eight-run seventh inning that sent 11 men to the plate. Encarnacion finished the night with three hits and five RBI. He's now third in the American League in home runs (28) and RBI (80). He trails Miguel Cabrera and Chris Davis in both categories.
 
7/13/2013 9:08:00 PM
Description: Toronto 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion hit a first-inning two-run homer off Baltimore starter Jason Hammel Saturday.
Insight: Encarnacion came in with strong numbers against Hammel, and he added to them quickly. The DH has 25 home runs, 71 RBI and 59 runs in what has been a nice followup campaign to his breakout 2012.
 
7/13/2013 9:55:00 AM
Description: Toronto 1B/DH Edwin Encarnacion is 6-for-14 with a pair of homers and a 1.357 OPS against Baltimore starter Jason Hammel.
Insight: Encarnacion opened the series with a two-hit game, including a home run and has a favorable matchup on Saturday - start him.
 

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