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Edwin Encarnacion
AVG HR RBI
.236 17 50
Team: TorontoHt / Wt: 6-1 / 230 NFBC ADP: 12.58
Position: 1BBorn: 1/7/1983 Birthplace: La Romana, DR
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 9th Round by Rangers (2000)


Latest News
June 27 3:24 PM PT4:24 PM MT5:24 PM CT6:24 PM ET18:24 ET22:24 GMT6:24 3:24 PM MST5:24 PM EST5:54 PM VEN2:24 UAE (+1)5:24 PM CT-Encarnacion was 3 for 5 with two homers Friday against the Rangers.
Analysis: Encarnacion, who has three multihomer games, has 16 homers this season.
June 20 1:22 PM PT2:22 PM MT3:22 PM CT4:22 PM ET16:22 ET20:22 GMT4:22 1:22 PM MST3:22 PM EST3:52 PM VEN0:22 UAE (+1)3:22 PM CT-Encarnacion was 2 for 3 with two RBIs on Friday.
Analysis: Encarnacion faces a favorable matchup Saturday against Kevin Gausman so use him and reap some rewards.
June 17 11:40 AM PT12:40 PM MT1:40 PM CT2:40 PM ET14:40 ET18:40 GMT2:40 11:40 AM MST1:40 PM EST2:10 PM VEN22:40 UAE1:40 PM CT-Encarnacion had two hits and drove in a run in a 3-2 loss to the New York Mets on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Encarnacion, now batting .239, is 12 for 32 (.375) in a nine-game hit streak.
June 14 9:53 AM PT10:53 AM MT11:53 AM CT12:53 PM ET12:53 ET16:53 GMT0:53 9:53 AM MST11:53 AM EST12:23 PM VEN20:53 UAE11:53 AM CT-Encarnacion was 2 for 5 on Saturday.
Analysis: Encarnacion has eight hits in his last 21 at-bats.
June 11 1:24 PM PT2:24 PM MT3:24 PM CT4:24 PM ET16:24 ET20:24 GMT4:24 1:24 PM MST3:24 PM EST3:54 PM VEN0:24 UAE (+1)3:24 PM CT-Encarnacion was 2 for 3 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Encarnacion is 5 for 12 with one dinger in his last four games.
June 10 12:54 PM PT1:54 PM MT2:54 PM CT3:54 PM ET15:54 ET19:54 GMT3:54 12:54 PM MST2:54 PM EST3:24 PM VEN23:54 UAE2:54 PM CT-Encarnacion hit his 13th home run Tuesday against the Marlins.
Analysis: Encarnacion's .221 batting average is the lowest of his career.
May 25 12:37 PM PT1:37 PM MT2:37 PM CT3:37 PM ET15:37 ET19:37 GMT3:37 12:37 PM MST2:37 PM EST3:07 PM VEN23:37 UAE2:37 PM CT-Encarnacion hit his third homer in four days and 12th of the season Sunday against the Mariners.
Analysis: Encarnacion has eight home runs and 17 RBIs over his last 16 contests.
May 22 1:42 PM PT2:42 PM MT3:42 PM CT4:42 PM ET16:42 ET20:42 GMT4:42 1:42 PM MST3:42 PM EST4:12 PM VEN0:42 UAE (+1)3:42 PM CT-Encarnacion hit a three-run homer in Thursday's win over the Angels.
Analysis: Encarnacion has gone deep six times in 13 games after hitting four in his first 30.
May 17 6:26 PM PT7:26 PM MT8:26 PM CT9:26 PM ET21:26 ET1:26 GMT9:26 6:26 PM MST8:26 PM EST8:56 PM VEN5:26 UAE (+1)8:26 PM CT-Encarnacion hit a pinch-hit home run Saturday.
Analysis: The Blue Jays' slugger now has five homers in his last eight games.
May 13 11:50 AM PT12:50 PM MT1:50 PM CT2:50 PM ET14:50 ET18:50 GMT2:50 11:50 AM MST1:50 PM EST2:20 PM VEN22:50 UAE1:50 PM CT-Encarnacion homered twice in Tuesday's win in Baltimore.
Analysis: It's been a nice five games for Encarnacion, going 7 for 16 with three home runs and seven RBIs.
May 10 2:12 PM PT3:12 PM MT4:12 PM CT5:12 PM ET17:12 ET21:12 GMT5:12 2:12 PM MST4:12 PM EST4:42 PM VEN1:12 UAE (+1)4:12 PM CT-Encarnacion went 2 for 3 with his fifth home run - a three-run shot - in Saturday's 7-1 win over Boston.
Analysis: Encarnacion has gone 4 for 6 with a homer, double and four RBIs in the first two games of this series.
Apr. 22 3:47 PM PT4:47 PM MT5:47 PM CT6:47 PM ET18:47 ET22:47 GMT6:47 3:47 PM MST5:47 PM EST6:17 PM VEN2:47 UAE (+1)5:47 PM CT-Encarnacion hit two home runs Tuesday against Baltimore.
Analysis: Encarnacion, who now has four bombs this season, had been held without a homer in 10 games.
Apr. 10 2:35 PM PT3:35 PM MT4:35 PM CT5:35 PM ET17:35 ET21:35 GMT5:35 2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST5:05 PM VEN1:35 UAE (+1)4:35 PM CT-Encarnacion capped a strong series Thursday.
Analysis: Encarnacion went 2 for 4 with a homer and was 5 for 12 with two jacks in the series.
Apr. 9 2:57 PM PT3:57 PM MT4:57 PM CT5:57 PM ET17:57 ET21:57 GMT5:57 2:57 PM MST4:57 PM EST5:27 PM VEN1:57 UAE (+1)4:57 PM CT-Encarnacion had two hits Wednesday.
Analysis: Encarnacion is 3 for 8 so far.
Apr. 7 3:39 PM PT4:39 PM MT5:39 PM CT6:39 PM ET18:39 ET22:39 GMT6:39 3:39 PM MST5:39 PM EST6:09 PM VEN2:39 UAE (+1)5:39 PM CT-Encarnacion hit a two-run jack Monday.
Analysis: Encarnacion is hitting .344 with four homers against the Yankees since the start of last year so use him Wednesday night.
Mar. 10 8:34 AM PT9:34 AM MT10:34 AM CT11:34 AM ET11:34 ET15:34 GMT23:34 8:34 AM MST10:34 AM EST11:04 AM VEN19:34 UAE9:34 AM CT-Encarnacion likely will be sidelined for four to five days because of back inflammation. The two-time All-Star said he felt a little tightness after Sunday's game against Pittsburgh and had a precautionary MRI on Monday night. ''We're checking it today to see what I have,'' Encarnacion said Tuesday. ''It's something I want to make sure it's right. ... I want to do that before I continue my work.''
Analysis: Manager John Gibbons expects the first baseman-designated hitter to return to the lineup in about a week. ''It's just irritation, you know, a lot of swings early in camp,'' Gibbons said. ''There's no damage in there.'' Encarnacion hit .268 with 34 homers and 98 RBIs in 128 games last season, hindered by a right quadriceps injury throughout the second half. He is hitless in six plate appearances in spring training.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2005 Cin 69 211 25 49 16 0 9 31 20 60 3 0 .232 .308 .436
2006 Cin 117 406 60 112 33 1 15 72 41 78 6 3 .276 .359 .473
2007 Cin 139 502 66 145 25 1 16 76 39 86 8 1 .289 .356 .438
2008 Cin 146 506 75 127 29 1 26 68 61 102 1 0 .251 .340 .466
2009 Cin 43 139 10 29 6 1 5 16 24 38 1 1 .209 .333 .374
2009 Tor 42 154 25 37 5 1 8 23 13 29 1 0 .240 .306 .442
2009 Tot 85 293 35 66 11 2 13 39 37 67 2 1 .225 .320 .410
2010 Tor 96 332 47 81 16 0 21 51 29 60 1 0 .244 .305 .482
2011 Tor 134 481 70 131 36 0 17 55 43 77 8 2 .272 .334 .453
2012 Tor 151 542 93 152 24 0 42 110 84 94 13 3 .280 .384 .557
2013 Tor 142 530 90 144 29 1 36 104 82 62 7 1 .272 .370 .534
2014 Tor 128 477 75 128 27 2 34 98 62 82 2 0 .268 .354 .547
2015 Tor 78 280 45 66 13 0 17 50 37 61 1 0 .236 .324 .464
Career 1285 4560 681 1201 259 8 246 754 535 829 52 11 .263 .347 .486


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