Toronto Blue Jays
2015 Avg.
.225
 
Career Avg.
.264
Name  Edwin Encarnacion
Born  1/7/1983
Height  6-1
Weight  230
Number  10
Position  1B
Bats  R
Throws  R
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.
 
5/21/2015 10:10:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion smacked a homer Thursday against the Angels.
Insight: It was his lone hit in four at-bats, and he finished with three RBI on the night. Encarnacion is now hitting .231 with 10 homers and 28 RBI overall.
 
5/16/2015 4:09:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is not in the starting lineup versus the Astros on Saturday.
Insight: Encarnacion is just getting the day off. Justin Smoak is starting at first base.
 
5/13/2015 11:12:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion has been all or nothing against Baltimore starter Miguel Gonzalez.
Insight: Encarnacion is 3-for-22 lifetime against Gonzalez with three homers. It may not be the best night to gamble on Encarnacion.
 
5/12/2015 10:17:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion hit a pair of home runs in the, 10-2, victory over the Orioles on Tuesday.
Insight: Encarnacion was 2-for-4 in the game with three RBI. He has seven home runs and 21 RBI while hitting .244/.319/.449 this season.
 
5/10/2015 10:25:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion has been feast or famine against Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz in his career.
Insight: Encarnacion is a career .167 hitter versus Buchholz, but two of his five hits versus the right-hander are home runs. Encarnacion is hitting .239/.305/.410 with five home runs and 18 RBI in 117 at-bats this season.
 
5/9/2015 5:18:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run bomb in Toronto's, 7-1, victory over the Red Sox on Saturday.
Insight: Encarnacion was 2-for-3 in the game with two walks, three RBI and a run. He is hitting just .239 with five home runs and 18 RBI, but Encarnacion is 4-for-6 in the last two games. Hopefully, this gets him going.
 
4/30/2015 10:37:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion went 2-for-4 with a run scored in the, 5-1, victory over the Indians on Thursday.
Insight: Encarnacion scored the first run of the game in the fourth inning. He is hitting just .208 this month, though, with four home runs and 10 RBI.
 
4/29/2015 10:44:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is 6-for-15 lifetime against opposing starter Rick Porcello.
Insight: He has not taken Porcello deep, but does have four doubles and three RBI against him. Look for Encarnacion to help fantasy owners in this one.
 
Cold4/28/2015 3:36:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion will not be given any help in his attmpt to end his early season slump.
Insight: While he does have four homers and eight RBI, Encarnacion is hitting just .173 this season. He will face Clay Buchholz on Tuesday who he is 4-for-28 against during his career. The positive thing though is that two of hits are home runs.
 
4/21/2015 10:05:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion smacked two homers Tuesday against the Orioles.
Insight: He now has four home runs on the year, along with a total of eight RBIs. Jose Bautista also wet deep in the contest.
 
4/9/2015 10:01:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion went 2-for-4 with a homer Thursday against the Yankees.
Insight: It was his second dinger in three games. Encarnacion is hitting .417 early on this year. Expect a monster campaign.
 
4/9/2015 10:28:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion has faced CC Sabathia 41 times and never taken him deep.
Insight: Encarnacion is one of the league's best home run hitters, but he's batting .256 with a less-than-mediocre .626 OPS against the Yankees left-hander.
 
4/8/2015 10:13:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion went 2-for-4 Wednesday against the Yankees.
Insight: He clubbed his first homer on Opening Day, and has two RBI and a .375 BA through two games this season.
 
3/15/2015 2:53:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion will resume hitting on Tuesday according to MLB.com.
Insight: Encarnacion missed the past week due to a sore back. The Blue Jays expect to ease him back into the designated hitter role although they plan to play him mostly at first base this season.
 
3/10/2015 11:31:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is being shut down for a few days due to a lower back injury, according to gregor Chisholm of mlb.com.
Insight: Encarnacion is expected to sit for 4-5 days. it's a bit concerning for the slugger, but as long as he is ready for Opening Day it shouldn't change his fantasy value. He hit 34 homers and knocked in 98 runs last season and has topped the 30-HR mark the last three seasons.
 
9/28/2014 9:49:00 AM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is feast or famine against Orioles starter Miguel Gonzalez.
Insight: Encarnacion has just three hits in 20 at-bats against Gonzalez in his career, but all three have been home runs. Encarnacion also has seven RBI, two walks and two strikeouts.
 
9/23/2014 10:06:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer on Tuesday against the Mariners.
Insight: Encarnacion also had four RBI and two runs. He has six RBI in the series. Encarnacion also has a five-game hitting streak with 10 RBI over that stretch. He is hitting .272 with 34 home runs and 97 RBI in 460 at-bats this year.
 
9/19/2014 10:46:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer on Friday for his 33rd of the season.
Insight: Encarnacion underwent a precationary MRI on his back Friday but felt well enough to play. His 33 home runs ties him for fifth in the American League. He is also batting .262 with 89 RBI.
 
9/13/2014 4:24:00 PM
Description: Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion was 1-for-3 with a home run on Saturday against the Rays.
Insight: Encarnacion is seventh in the American League with 31 home runs this year. He is also hitting .262 with 84 RBI and 68 runs.