EDWIN ENCARNACION NEWS

Predicting Each AL East’s Team MVP

The American League East has long been a very formidable division with teams like the perennial power-house New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox usually fielding contending teams. However two out of the last three years the Baltimore Orioles prevailed in the division, the Tampa Bay Rays have been competitive every year and north of the border the Toronto Blue Jays always seem...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays 2015 Preview: 3 Up and 3 Down

The Toronto Blue Jays emerged as a force to be reckoned with during the first half of the 2014 season. They led the A.L. East as late as July 2, but an injury to Edwin Encarnacion seemed to derail the team and its hope for a playoff berth for the first time in 20 years. Other than Mark Buehrle, the starting rotation and bullpen were nothing to write home about, but they weren’t...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto' Encarnacion out 4-5 days due to back inflammation

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) Toronto's Edwin Encarnacion likely will be sidelined for four-to-five days because of back inflammation. The two-time All-Star said he felt a little tightness after Sunday's game against Pittsburgh and had a precautionary MRI on Monday night. ''We're checking it today to see what I have,'' Encarnacion said Tuesday. ''It's something I want to make sure it's right...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

No news is good news for Toronto Blue Jays

Compared to the past two years, the Toronto Blue Jays have had a relatively uneventful Spring Training thus far. Aside from minor injuries to Michael Saunders (who is still targeting a return before Opening Day), Brett Cecil (left shoulder inflammation), and Jose Bautista (right hamstring tightness), the Jays haven’t had any notable injuries. This uneventful Spring should be...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball First Round Confusion

Getting a top 5 pick in your fantasy baseball draft is key this year. You know you are getting one of these guys - Mike Trout, Giancarlo Stanton, Paul Goldschmidt, Andrew McCutchen or Clayton Kershaw. If you land any of those guys you should be extremely happy.However it's the second half of the first round that is very difficult.Do you go with: Felix Hernandez (SP) - The only...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #12: Edwin Encarnacion | 1B | TOR

The 2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide and Draft Pack, with two great draft day tools, are here! Get your copies today! Hitters don’t get much more fearsome than Edwin Encarnacion, whose transformation into a perennial 40-homer threat three years ago in his age-29 season caught many all of us by surprise. The primary force behind Encarnacion’s breakout isn’t difficult...
Via Baseball Professor
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays look strong to open Spring

Back in 2013, the Toronto Blue Jays made hefty moves in attempt to become legitimate playoff contenders. Nearly everyone was predicting the Jays to win the AL East, and they were even a popular choice to the win the World Series. The wheels fell off early during the season, though, and the Blue Jays stumbled to a disappointing 74-88 record, good for last in the AL East. Last year...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Young fan gives foul ball to another young fan, good feelings ensue

Just when the unraveling tale about USC cornerback Josh Shaw's heroic balcony-jumping rescue of his drowning nephew dented your willingness to believe in good things, there's this. Behold, below, a video showing young Red Sox and Blue Jays fans furiously searching for an Edwin Encarnacion foul ball that landed in the stands alongside right field. The Jays fan, I'll guess about nine...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays activate Encarnacion from disabled list

TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays have activated slugger Edwin Encarnacion from the 15-day disabled list and sent outfielder Anthony Gose to the minors. The Blue Jays made the moves before Friday night's game at the Chicago White Sox. Encarnacion missed more than a month because of a strained right quadriceps muscle. The first baseman and designated hitter just completed a rehab...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Power surge: Jays' Encarnacion returns

Blue Jays 1B Edwin Encarnacion, who has been out since July 5 due to a strained quad, is scheduled to come off the DL in time to play tonight against the White Sox. Despite the six-week absence, Encarnacion still ranks seventh in the majors with 26 home runs, and his .591 slugging percentage stands behind only Troy Tulowitzki and Jose Abreu. The man once known as "E5" for his horrible...
Via Fox Sports
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays waiting for reinforcements

After failing to complete a trade on deadline day, the Toronto Blue Jays made it clear that they are content with the group of players they have. The Jays did get first/third baseman Danny Valencia from the Kansas City Royals for a pair of minor league players in the days leading up to July 31, but that move was made solely for the purpose of filling vacancies left by injuries to...
Via Sports-Glory
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Edwin Encarnacion suffers setback

Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion suffered a setback in his rehab from a quad injury Monday, according to Scott MacArthur of TSN:Trouble: Gibbons says Encarnacion suffered a setback with his quad while taking swings. No timetable. #BlueJays #MLB— Scott MacArthur (@TSNScottyMac) July 26, 2014 #451925914 / gettyimages.comEncarnacion has been out since July 5 after...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind

Toronto Blue Jays first baseman/DH Edwin Encarnacion and first baseman Adam Lind could both rejoin the lineup early next week -- without needing Minor League rehab assignments. This message comes from Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos and manager John Gibbons as the two players have shown steady progress in their recoveries and the Blue Jays need their big bats.#451925466...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Brett Lawrie, Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind, Nolan Reimold

The Toronto Blue Jays fell out of first place at approximately the same time that they had many injuries to key players. Among those players are Brett Lawrie, Edwin Encarnacion, Adam Lind, and Nolan Reimold. All four could begin Minor League rehab assignments at some point late in the coming week. Barry Davis of SportsNet Toronto made the announcement Sunday afternoon.AA says...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

With Encarnacion Injured Who Can Help Fill The Void For The Blue Jays?

Absolute disaster has struck and fear has become a reality for the Toronto Blue Jays as their superstar slugger Edwin Encarnacion suffered an injury to his quadriceps on Sunday afternoon while playing in Oakland. Although it was originally thought that he could possibly miss the remainder of the season, the news on Monday morning was much better for the Jays and Double E. It is a...
Via TopSportsReport
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

RCL Update, Week 15: You Can Take My E5, But You’ll Never Take Away… Ugh, Yeah, Nevermind, You Win

Note: If you play fantasy football, our rankings are being released as we speak. Well, not really as we speak, as I’m typing. But you get the point. Not really the point of a spear, this isn’t Game of Thrones. But you get the idea. Unless it’s running. Okay, I’m just going to stop now. After witnessing the death of Edwin Encarnacion's hamstring this past weekend, my first...
Via Razzball
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Edwin Encarnacion officially placed on DL

The Toronto Blue Jays officially placed Edwin Encarnacion on the DL on Monday as a result of the right quad strain he suffered on Saturday night. The team's official Twitter account announced the news, along with the activation of recently-acquired outfielder Nolan Reimold:The @BlueJays place 1B EDWIN ENCARNACION on 15-DL with a right quadriceps strain. OF NOLAN REIMOLD will be...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Evan Gattis not ready to return, Edwin Encarnacion placed on DL

getty images Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis is not ready to return to the lineup as he deals with a bulging thoracic disc in his back. Gattis has been out of the lineup since the end of last monthand it appears he will need additional time away once his 15-day stay on the disabled list is over. In 63 games before going on the DL Gattis compiled a .290/.342/.558 line with 16 home...
Via Tireball.com
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Place Edwin Encarnacion On 15-Day Disabled List With Quad Strain

TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays have put All-Star first baseman Edwin Encarnacion on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right quadriceps. The Blue Jays made the move before Monday night’s game against the Los Angeles Angels and they activated outfielder Nolan Reimold. Encarnacion ranks among the major league leaders with 26 home runs and 70 RBIs. He was picked Sunday...
Via NESN.com
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Most exciting walkoffs of the week

This week, we’ve got some extra inning walk offs, a walk off grand slam, and yes, some walk offs that were self-inflicted by the losing team. June 30th, Athletics vs Tigers A walk off grand slam? That’s awesome. Good on you, Rajai Davis. He could have just put one in the gap or the corner to tie the game, but he wanted the full monty. July 1st, Diamondbacks vs Pirates When...
Via The Outside Corner
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Blue Jays discussing trade for Padres’ Chase Headley

The Toronto Blue Jays, in the wide open AL East, may be looking to add some offensive reinforcements after two recent critical injuries. Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reports that the Blue Jays are having “on going” talks with the San Diego Padres that are centered around third baseman Chase Headley. Talks between Padres, Blue Jays on Chase Headley remain ongoing, source says. Toronto’s...
Via Sports-Glory
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Edwin Encarnacion expects to miss two weeks

Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion expects to miss two weeks with his strained right quadriceps says Gregor Chisholm, Blue Jays beat writer for MLB.com, Sunday evening. A Sunday-morning MRI revealed a Grade 2 strain.Encarnacion has been diagnosed with a Grade 2 strain of his right quad muscle. #BlueJays— Gregor Chisholm (@gregorMLB) July 6, 2014The injury occurred...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Edwin Encarnacion diagnosed with right quadriceps strain

The Toronto Blue Jays have diagnosed third baseman Edwin Encarnacion with a strained right quadriceps. Not much more has been provided by the Blue Jays about the 27-year-old first baseman who has been a big part of the teams success this season. Right now the Blue Jays are going to see how Encarnacion feels in a day or two before deciding whether or not to place him on the disabled...
Via Tireball.com
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: Edwin Encarnacion expected to hit DL

As expected, the Toronto Blue Jays will likely place first baseman Edwin Encarnacion onto the 15-day disabled list after he strained his right quadriceps in Saturday's game with the Oakland Athletics as our own Evan Petzold described Saturday. Sportsnet's Shi Davidi relayed the announcement late Sunday morning.Finally, #BlueJays expect Edwin Encarnacion to hit DL after slugger...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Rumors: Encarnacion Will Get MRI, David Price in Play?

The Toronto Blue Jays suffered a 5-1 loss to the Oakland A’s on Saturday, but the loss of  Edwin Encarnacion may be devastating. In the first inning Encarnacion was attempting to beat out a groundball when he suffered the injury and collapsed to the ground after reaching first base.  Encarnacion was helped off the filed by Blue Jays trainers.  “I felt [a] pop before I...
Via Baseball News Source
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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