Edwin Encarnacion RUMORS & NEWS

  • Atkins says Blue Jays will qualify both Bautista, Encarnacion

    Sportsnet "It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but the Toronto Blue Jays will qualify both Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion barring any unforeseen circumstances, the team’s general manager Ross Atkins told reporters Monday. Time will tell whether or not they accept or reject the offers. Bautista is the..." October 24

  • Bautista, Encarnacion may be done with Blue Jays, here's where they could land

    CBS Sports "Wednesday afternoon at Rogers Centre, the 2016 Blue Jays season came to an unceremonious end with a loss to the Indians in Game 5 of the best-of-seven ALCS (CLE 3, TOR 0). Toronto is the first team to lose the ALCS in back-to-back years since the Mariners in 2000 and 2001. "This group's come a..." October 20

  • Blue Jays’ Edwin Encarnacion asks court to throw out STD lawsuit

    Toronto Star "Lawyers for Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion have asked a New York court to throw out a $11.5-million lawsuit by a 24-year-old woman who claims Encarnacion knowingly infected her with two sexually transmitted diseases earlier this year in the Dominican Republic. Filed Tuesday, before..." October 19

  • Edwin Encarnacion fighting back against 'frivolous' STD lawsuit

    Fox Sports "Edwin Encarnacion, the American League leader in RBIs, is fighting back against a lawsuit by a woman who claims that he gave her sexually transmitted diseases. Encarnacion’s agent, Paul Kinzer, issued a statement Tuesday morning calling the claim against the Blue Jays’ All-Star slugger..." August 24

  • Edwin Encarnacion: Sued for Battery ... STD Allegations

    TMZ "Toronto Blue Jays superstar Edwin Encarnacion has been sued by a woman who claims he knowingly gave her multiple STDs during a romantic weekend ... TMZ Sports has learned. The woman behind the lawsuit claims she's a 24-year-old family friend of the MLB star who first met him in 2013. In..." August 23

  • Encarnacion joins Bautista in 300-homer club

    The Score "Edwin Encarnacion's impressive season reached new heights Friday. The Toronto Blue Jays slugger became the 11th active player with 300 career home run after launching a solo shot off Houston Astros reliever Will Harris in the bottom of the ninth inning. Encarnacion, who's hit at least 30 homers..." August 13

  • MLB to examine Ortiz's Encarnacion comments for tampering

    The Score "David Ortiz's public comments on his preferred replacement may have gotten him in a bit of trouble with Major League Baseball. The league is reportedly expected to look into the Boston Red Sox slugger's post-All-Star Game comments where he openly lobbied for Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter..." July 14

  • Edwin Encarnacion ideal successor for David Ortiz in Boston

    USA Today "While holding court with news reporters after departing from his final All-Star Game on Tuesday, David Ortiz explained why he’s retiring, then briefly turned his attention to the player he sees as his ideal successor as the Boston Red Sox designated hitter. “The Red Sox know they need to bring..." July 14

  • Latest On Edwin Encarnacion, Blue Jays

    MLB Trade Rumors "Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion isn’t interested in discussing a new deal during the season, his agent Paul Kinzer tells Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports. Encarnacion is set to reach the open market at the conclusion of the 2016 campaign. A team source tells Heyman that the organization has at..." July 13

  • Ortiz: Red Sox should sign Encarnacion, trade for Fernandez

    The Score "With only a few months left in his illustrious career, David Ortiz continues to lobby the Boston Red Sox to replace him with Edwin Encarnacion after he retires. Following his early departure from Tuesday's All-Star Game at Petco Park, Ortiz reiterated that the Red Sox should go out this winter..." July 13

  • Blue Jays, Edwin Encarnacion no longer talking extension

    Today's Knuckleball "One of the most consistent power hitters of the 2010s, Edwin Encarnacion looks to be barreling toward free agency. The Blue Jays slugger and free agent-to-be have broken off contract extension talks, with the 33-year-old middle-of-the-lineup presence saying he and his team “do not talk anymore..." July 12

  • Encarnacion drops appeal, will serve suspension Sunday

    The Score "Toronto Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion has decided to drop the appeal of his one-game suspension for making contact with home-plate umpire Vic Carapazza on July 1, and will serve the ban Sunday against the Detroit Tigers. The suspension came in the first inning of the 19-inning marathon..." July 10

  • Edwin Encarnacion suspended one game for making contact with umpire

    CBS Sports "Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion has been suspended for one game by Major League Baseball for making contact with umpire Vic Carapazza this past Friday, the league has announced. Encarnacion has appealed the suspension, so the discipline will be held in abeyance until the appeal is heard. " July 03

  • Orioles’ Wright on Encarnacion: ‘I think we give him too much credit’

    Sportsnet "Toronto Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion has enjoyed a strong series against the Baltimore Orioles this weekend and it appears to have rubbed some in the visitors clubhouse at Rogers Centre the wrong way. “He’s really good but he’s also got holes,” Orioles starter Mike Wright told Eduardo A...." June 12

  • Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion envision Boston as landing spot

    MLB Daily Dish "Blue Jays sluggers Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion "both envision the Red Sox as a possible winter landing spot," according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports Network. Both players will be free agents after the season. Boston could be in the market for a slugger if designated hitter David Ortiz..." June 02