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The longest home runs for the week ending April 23rd

Talk about a dramatic week at the top of the charts – we’ve got a brand new top three for the season, and a new leader on THE LIST for the season. 1. Alex Rodriguez vs Nathan Karns, 477 feet (April 17th) I love this homer. I’ve never seen anyone smash a ball up to the Captain Morgan bar at the Trop. A-Rod absolutely killed this baseball. 2. Josh Donaldson vs Chris Tillman,...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The longest home runs for the week ending April 23rd

Talk about a dramatic week at the top of the charts – we’ve got a brand new top three for the season, and a new leader on THE LIST for the season. 1. Alex Rodriguez vs Nathan Karns, 477 feet (April 17th) I love this homer. I’ve never seen anyone smash a ball up to the Captain Morgan bar at the Trop. A-Rod absolutely killed this baseball. 2. Josh Donaldson vs Chris Tillman,...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Encarnacion hits 2 home runs, Blue Jay beat Orioles 13-6

TORONTO (AP) Edwin Encarnacion smashed a pair of home runs and Jose Bautista added another to power the Toronto Blue Jays to a 13-6 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night. Encarnacion's first was a leadoff shot that landed on the batter's eye beyond center field and sparked a six-run second inning. The second for his fourth of the season was a left-field blast into the...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftKings Picks: Wednesday, Apr 15

Yesterday was a disappointing day for the Official Lineup. Matt Andriese and the Rays shut down the Blue Jays’ thumpers — Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista combined for 2.00 points and neither Jose Reyes nor Josh Donaldson managed double digits. Garrett Jones, my massive sleeper for the day that I had in all lineups, went hitless, and Jake Arrieta, who I chose over Matt Harvey...
Via Baseball Professor
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The longest home runs for the week ending April 9th

With the season underway, it’s now time to bring back one of my favorite features at TOC – the longest home runs of the week! To summarize things quickly, each Friday, I’ll bring you videos of the five longest homers from Friday-Thursday. We’ll also track the five longest homers of the year, and the players who have the most appearances in the top five each week. At the end...
Via The Outside Corner
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays: opening day observations

The Toronto Blue Jays got their season off on the right foot, beating the New York Yankees handily 6-1 earlier today. There were a number of notable occurrences from the game: Drew Hutchison dazzled in his first season opener, with a line of 6.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 HR, 2 BB, and 3 SO. Hutchison didn’t necessarily have his best stuff, but he was his usual gritty self. After only...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Encarnacion HR off Tanaka, Blue Jays beat Yankees in opener

NEW YORK (AP) Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer off Masahiro Tanaka, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-1 Monday in Alex Rodriguez's return to the major leagues. Without retired Derek Jeter in the lineup, an opening day crowd at Yankee Stadium reserved its biggest cheers for Rodriguez in his first game back from a year-long drug suspension. Batting seventh...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Fan Tosses Back Home Run Ball, Beans Fellow Yankees Fan Instead

Baseball is back, meaning the silly time-honored tradition of throwing back opposing home run balls is back. Opening Day featured a colossal fail on the part of one Yankees fan, who caught a third inning home run by Edwin Encarnacion. The home run put the visiting Toronto Blue Jays up 5-0, and the fan — Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Urgent News Footage: Edwin Encarnacion Still Baseball T-Rex

At some level, Opening Day represents the birth of a new season and facilitates all the optimism associated with new beginnings. At the same time, however, that new season is also embedded within a perpetual cycle of recurring baseball seasons and their attendant narratives and symbols. Pursuant to that latter point, one finds that while […]
Via Fangraphs
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Fan Fails to Throw Back Edwin Encarnacion’s Home Run Ball

This embed is invalid" /> The new MLB season is barely an hour old and already we’ve come across a baseball fan who thinks the definition of being “die hard” is to throw back home run balls. It’s a stupid concept, but drunk idiots really believe in the philosophy. A female Yankees fan took the honor of throwing back the first home run ball of the season...
Via Busted Coverage
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays go deep 4 times, beat Phillies 10-6

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) Edwin Encarnacion, Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson each hit long home runs Tuesday, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. Encarnacion's two-run shot off Sean O'Sullivan in the first inning went over batter's eye screen in center field. It was the first of the spring for Encarnacion, who has struggled to a .118 average...
Via AP on Fox
25 days 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
March 18, 2015  |  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
March 10, 2015  |  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
March 09, 2015  |  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
March 06, 2015  |  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
March 05, 2015  |  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
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