Originally written on The Flagrant Fan  |  Last updated 5/1/13
After hitting 42 homers in 2012 and finishing April with nine more, it is pretty apparent that Edwin Encarnacion has arrived as an elite power hitter in Major League Baseball. And Mr. Encarnacion does not hit little cheap shots either. He crushes baseballs. He hit two in last night's game that were just crushed. But I noticed something unique in his home run trot. While he was circling the bases, he puts his right arm in a stationary position. I am not sure how how Major League pitchers feel about his trot, but they sure look fun. Here is what I am talking about. Here is one of the homers. Watch him as he rounds second and heads to third. Gosh, that ball was crushed! Here is the other one and he does it again on the second homer. I could not embed these so you have the link instead. Have you ever seen anyone do that before? I have not. I am sure that someone has asked Edwin about the move, but until I find it, all I can do is speculate about what he is doing. Here are my g...
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