Toronto Blue Jays
2014 Avg.
.277
 
Career Avg.
.266
Name  Edwin Encarnacion
Born  1/7/1983
Height  6-2
Weight  230
Number  10
Position  1B
Bats  R
Throws  R
7/26/2014 12:40:00 PM
Description: Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion (right quad injury) may have suffered a setback in his recovery, according to National Post reporter John Lott.
Insight: Encarnacion (.277, 26 HR, 70 RBI) has been on the shelf since July 6 due to a quad injury. The sooner he returns, the better for fantasy owners, but now it may not be next week as expected.
 
7/23/2014 10:24:00 PM
Description: Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion (right quad injury) could be back from the DL next week, according to Ken Rosenthal of foxsports.com.
Insight: Encarnacion (.277, 26 HR, 70 RBI) has been on the shelf since July 6 due to a quad injury. The sooner he returns, the better for fantasy owners.
 
7/21/2014 4:45:00 PM
Description: Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion (right quad injury) is expected to take batting and fielding practice Tuesday, according to John Lott of the National Post, Toronto.
Insight: great news for fantasy owners. The original timetable was 2-4 weeks and he's right at the two week mark today. The Blue Jays slugger has 26 homers and 70 RBI.
 
7/7/2014 1:19:00 PM
Description: Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion (right quad injury) will keep him on the sidelines for 2-4 weeks, according to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports 1.
Insight: The timetable could change slightly after further diagnosis, but a stint on the disabled list is in his future. The Blue Jays slugger has 26 homers and 70 RBI.
 
7/6/2014 2:36:00 PM
Description: Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion left Saturday night's game in the top of the first inning with an apparent right quad injury and has been downgraded to out for Sunday's game against Oakland.
Insight: Encarnacion needed help walking off the field so this didsn't look good. A stint on the disabled list could be in his future. The Blue Jays slugger has 26 homers and 70 RBI.
 
7/6/2014 10:20:00 AM
Description: Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion left Saturday night's game in the top of the first inning with an apparent right quad injury and is doubtful for Sunday's game against Oakland.
Insight: Encarnacion needed help walking off the field so this didsn't look good. A stint on the disabled list could be in his future. The Blue Jays slugger has 26 homers and 70 RBI.
 
Hot7/5/2014 10:25:00 PM
Description: Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion left Saturday night's game in the top of the first inning with an apparent right quad injury.
Insight: Encarnacion needed help walking off the field so this doesn't look good. The Blue Jays slugger has 26 homers and 70 RBI.
 
Hot7/4/2014 10:25:00 AM
Description: Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion played in the outfield for the second time Thursday and could soon become eligible at the position.
Insight: The Blue Jays are playing it safe with Jose Bautista *hamstring), making him the DH with Adam Lind moving over to first base and pushing Encarnacion into the outfield. Encarnacion is having a great season at any position with a league-leading 26 home runs, 69 RBI and 194 total bases.
 
Hot7/2/2014 5:03:00 PM
Description: Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion hit a walk-off three-run homer Wednesday against the Brewers.
Insight: Encarnacion followed up his insane May by hitting .305 with seven homers and 17 RBI in June. He's now tied with Nelson Cruz and Jose Abreu for the major league lead with 26 homers.
 
Hot6/25/2014 10:47:00 AM
Description: Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion has hit three homers in 21 career at-bats against New York starter Hiroki Kuroda.
Insight: Encarnacion has followed up a brief slump with a 17-for-39 (.436) stretch, during which he hit four homers. He'll face Kuroda Wednesday, so he can be used as one of your high-salary players in daily leagues.
 
Hot6/22/2014 5:15:00 PM
Description: Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion has hit four homers and driven in nine runs in his last four games.
Insight: Encarnacion has batted .375 (12-for-32) in his last eight games after going 0-for-12 from June 10-13. He leads baseball with 24 home runs and 63 RBI.
 
6/15/2014 5:12:00 PM
Description: Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion belted three hits including a pair of doubles Sunday in a 5-2 win over Baltimore.
Insight: Encarnacion has followed up an 0-for-16 dry spell by collecting hits in five of his last nine at bats. Three of those hits have gone for extra bases. Encarnacion's .922 OPS this season ranks sixth in the American League.
 
Hot6/11/2014 10:08:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion has hit .378 with four doubles and a homer in 37 at-bats against Twins starter Phil Hughes.
Insight: Make sure Encarnacion is one of the stars you add to your daily league lineups Wednesday against Minnesota, especially because he has batted .289 with 13 homers, 33 RBI and a 1.068 OPS at home this season.
 
Hot6/9/2014 10:15:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion hit his second home run of June Monday against the Twins.
Insight: Encarnacion's monster May (16 HR, 33 RBI, 26 R) has led to opponents pitching around the slugger this month (five BB in seven games). Encarnacion is hitting .270 with 20 homers, 53 RBI, 42 runs and a .962 OPS this season.
 
Hot6/6/2014 3:44:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion, out of the lineup Thursday afternoon with back tightness, is back in Friday night's lineup.
Insight: Encarnacion put together a monster May, slamming 16 home run and knocking in 33, over a span of 30 games. Make sure he's back in your lineup.
 
6/5/2014 12:32:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is out of the lineup Thursday afternoon after leaving Wednesday's game with back tightness.
Insight: The injury doesn't sound too serious for the Blue Jays' slugger, and missing Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander might not be the worst thing in the world, anyway. Adam Lind will start at first in Encarnacion's place while Dioner Navarro is the DH and Erik Kratz is catching.
 
6/4/2014 11:29:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion has historically hit Tigers starter Rick Porcello well throughout his career.
Insight: Encarnacion, who has six homers in his last nine games, is likely licking his lips at the chance to face Porcello on Wednesday. In 12 career at bats against the righty, Encarnacion (19 HR, 50 RBI, .977 OPS) has five hits (four doubles) and three RBI.
 
Hot6/1/2014 10:06:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion hit .281 with 16 home runs, 33 RBI, 26 runs and 16 Ks in May and he has a great matchup to kick off June.
Insight: Encarnacion has hit .375 (12-for-32) with four doubles and two homers against Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie.
 
Hot5/29/2014 10:49:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion clubbed two more home runs Thursday in a loss to Kansas City.
Insight: No player has had a May this spectacular since Barry Bonds in 2001 (.369, 17 HR, 30 RBI). With 16 HR and 33 RBI this month, Encarnacion (.268, 18 HR, 48 RBI) has jumped to the top of the American League MVP race. He's only walked in 9.7 percent of his plate appearances this season but that's sure to increase as teams start to realize how unstoppable Encarnacion is.
 
Hot5/27/2014 10:07:00 PM
Description: Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion homered for the third straight game Tuesday against the Rays.
Insight: This is getting more insane by the day. Encarnacion has hit 14 home runs in May, with 10 coming in the past 12 games.