Before I get to anything else, I would like to pose a question to you. Should Edwin Encarnacion be considered a candidate for the Amercian League Most Valuable Player Award despite being on a losing team? I say yes. He is having a career year. Look at these numbers folks. a .280 batting average, 152 hits, 93 runs scored, 24 doubles, 42 home runs and 110 RBIs. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying he should win the award, all I’m saying he shouldn’t be dismissed as a candidate.
After splitting a series with the Baltimore Orioles, I didn’t know what to expect from the Toronto Blue Jays when they faced the New York Yankees for four games.
Well, the Jays took game one, shutting out the Yankees 6-0. Starting pitcher, Brandon Morrow had a very good night on the mound, giving up only four hits, no earned runs, three walks, and struck out three batters in seven innings pitched.
The offensive star of the game for the Jays was Edwin Encarnacion, who went three for f...