Major League Baseball

2015 Avg.
.240
 
Career Avg.
.264
Name  Edwin Encarnacion
Born  1/7/1983
Height  6-1
Weight  230
Number  10
Position  1B
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot6/27/2015 10:27:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is 4-for-11 with three home runs and six RBI against Texas right-hander Yovani Gallardo.
Insight: Encarnacion smacked a grand slam and added a a solo shot on Friday night. He now has 16 homers and 47 RBI, despite his .245 batting average. This favorable matchup could add to all the totals.
 
6/26/2015 10:37:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion had a massive game Fridy against the Rangers.
Insight: Encarnacion smacked a grand slam and added a a solo shot in the seventh innings. He now has 16 homers and 47 RBI, despite his .245 BA.
 
6/23/2015 9:30:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion smacked a home run on Tuesday night.
Insight: It was his lone hit in four at-bats. Encarnacion is now hitting .236 with 14 homers and 42 RBI overall.
 
6/20/2015 10:57:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is a career 0-for-8 versus Saturday's starter Kevin Gausman.
Insight: Encarnacion is also dealing with a left shoulder issue so Saturday may not be the day to start him. He is hitting .240 with 13 home runs and 40 RBI in 229 at-bats this season.
 
6/19/2015 10:28:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion went 2-for-3 with a walk, two RBI and a run in the, 5-4, victory over the Orioles on Friday.
Insight: Encarnacion doubled in a run in the first for the first run of the game and then walked in a run during the second. Encarnacion also scored on Justin Smoak's ground-rule double in the first. He is hitting .240 with 13 home runs and 40 RBI in 229 at-bats this season.
 
6/18/2015 3:30:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is not in Thursday's starting lineup.
Insight: Encarnacion isn't injured, that we know of, just a routine day of rest. He's bashed 13 homers this season, but his batting average is about 30 points lower than normal.
 
6/10/2015 3:30:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion had renewed discomfort in his shoulder on Wednesday.
Insight: Encarnacion had to be lifted for a pinch-hitter on Wednesday, so he clearly still is not right. He does think he will be back in the lineup Friday, after Thursday's off day, but stay tuned.
 
6/9/2015 9:27:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion hit a walk-off homer in the, 4-3, victory over the Marlins on Tuesday.
Insight: Encarnacion was 1-for-3 in the game with three RBI. His two-run homer in the ninth won the game. It's the Blue Jays second walk-off win in the last three days and its the team's seventh victory in a row. Encarnacion is hitting .221 with 13 home runs and 36 RBI in 199 at-bats this season.
 
6/9/2015 4:25:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion (shoulder) is back in the lineup Tuesday versus Miami.
Insight: He sat out Sunday and Monday, but is ready to roll after receiving a cortisone shot. Encarnacion is batting just .219, but does have 12 homers and and 33 RBI on the season.
 
6/8/2015 10:10:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion (shoulder) is expected to return to the lineup Tuesday.
Insight: This is according to manager John Gibbons. Encarnacion left Saturday's game with a sore shoulder and received a cortisone shot after. Stay tuned for an official update on Tuesday.
 
6/8/2015 4:02:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion (.219, 12 HR, 33 RBI, .749 OPS) received a cortisone shot for his shoulder and hoped to return on Monday, but he's not in the lineup.
Insight: Encarnacion's shoulder has been bothering him a lot recently, but he aggravated the injury in the first inning on Saturday. Chris Colabello is at 1B Monday night..
 
6/8/2015 10:09:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion (.219, 12 HR, 33 RBI, .749 OPS) received a cortisone shot for his shoulder, but hopes to return on Monday.
Insight: Encarnacion's shoulder has been bothering him a lot recently, but he aggravated the injury in the first inning on Saturday. Justin Smoak will play first base until Encarnacion can return.
 
6/7/2015 11:51:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion received a cortisone shot for his shoulder and will miss Sunday's game against the Astros according to Sports Net.
Insight: Encarnacion will miss at least one game. The shoulder has been bothering him a lot recently, but he aggravated the injury in the first inning on Saturday. Justin Smoak will play first base until Encarnacion can return.
 
6/6/2015 4:50:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion left Saturday's game with an apparent shoulder injury.
Insight: He's batting just .218, but does have a dozen homers and 32 RBI. Check back to see an update on his condition. Justin Smoak would probably get the starts if EE is out for any length of time.
 
6/5/2015 3:46:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is back in the starting lineup for Friday's game against Houston.
Insight: Encarnacion has been dealing with a left hamstring injury. He hasn't swung the bat since last Sunday. He's batting just .216, but does have a dozen homers and 32 RBI.
 
6/5/2015 9:48:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is again questionable for Friday's game against Houston.
Insight: Encarnacion is dealing with a left hamstring injury. He hasn't swung the bat since last Sunday. He's batting just .216, but does have a dozen homers and 32 RBI.
 
6/3/2015 4:02:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is again not in Wednesday's starting lineup against the Nationals.
Insight: Encarnacion told MLB.com late Tuesday night that he is dealing with a hamstring injury. He will rest on Wednesday then the Blue Jays have an off day on Thursday. With any luck, Encarnacion will be back on Friday.
 
6/2/2015 12:04:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion was not in Monday's starting lineup and is not in Tuesday's Game 1 lineup.
Insight: Encarnacion is just 1-for-24 over his last six games to drop his batting average down to .216 and can probably use the time off. Justin Smoak (.266) will start at first base.
 
6/1/2015 4:01:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is not in Monday's starting lineup.
Insight: Encarnacion is just 1-for-24 over his last six games to drop his batting average down to .216 and can probably use the time off. Justin Smoak (.266) will start at first base.
 
5/24/2015 4:14:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer in the, 8-2, victory over the Mariners on Sunday.
Insight: Encarnacion gave Toronto a, 4-1, lead with his homer in the fifth. He also had a single. Encarnacion is slashing .241/.325/.494 with 12 home runs and 32 RBI in 166 at-bats this season.
 

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