Edwin Encarnacion RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • The Blue Jays still aren't offering enough to Edwin Encarnacion

    SB Nation "We knew the Blue Jays and Edwin Encarnacion were not seeing eye to eye on a contract extension, if for no other reason than Encarnacion is not yet extended. His hope was to get talks out of the way before the regular season began, and, failing that, become a free agent at the end of the year,..." April 27

  • Blue Jays offered Encarnacion a 2-year deal

    Bluebird Banter "Jon Heyman tells us (why is it always Heyman?) that the Blue Jays offered Edwin Encarnacion a two-year contract with 2 years of vesting options. I'll admit, that's the sort of contract I'd be trying to sell him on. If I am Edwin, I wouldn't be all that excited about it, figuring that I'd be sure..." April 26

  • Ortiz: Red Sox should replace me with Encarnacion

    WEEI Boston "Will Edwin Encarnacion be the guy to replace David Ortiz in the Red Sox lineup in 2017? It’s probably a long shot, but there’s somebody who wants it to happen — Ortiz. “Hell, yeah. He’s a perfect replacement,” the Red Sox DH said when asked if he hopes takes his spot next season. Why?..." April 09

  • Blue Jays, Edwin Encarnacion end extension talks

    Toronto Star "With his self-imposed, opening-day deadline for extension talks come and gone, Blue Jays’ designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion confirmed Monday he is no longer interested in negotiating with the club until after the season. “Like I said, I don’t want to talk any more about that,” the 33-year-old..." April 05

  • Blue Jays’ Encarnacion focused on season after extension deadline passes

    Sportsnet "Edwin Encarnacion is solely focused on the 2016 season now that his opening day deadline for negotiation of a contract extension with the Toronto Blue Jays has passed without a new deal. The 33-year-old slugger’s representatives and the Blue Jays haven’t spoken in a few weeks, and there was no..." April 04

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    Gregor Chisholm @gregorMLB

    Encarnacion declared himself ready to go for Opening Day. Said he feels 100 percent healthy after six at-bats in Minor League game #BlueJays

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeyman

    Jays may sign 1 of @JoeyBats19 and encarnacion but word is, no chance both. Martin/tulo r on books, can't do 4 huge salaries

  • Encarnacion: Blue Jays have no 'plans for me to stay here'

    Toronto Sun "He sits two lockers from the wall. On the concrete behind him is a massive, wallpaper-like mural of the post, post-game celebration from Camden Yards in Baltimore on Sept. 30, 2015. Players are wearing eye goggles around their necks and heads, the same ones they wore during the clubhouse..." March 20

  • Edwin Encarnacion Says Talks With Blue Jays Stalled Over Deal Length

    MLB Trade Rumors "The previously-reported extension talks between the Blue Jays and slugger Edwin Encarnacion do not appear to have gained much traction, according to a report from Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes (Spanish-language link). Encarnacion expressed a generally pessimistic outlook on the possibility of a..." March 15

  • Blue Jays’ Encarnacion shut down another week with oblique issue

    Sportsnet "Edwin Encarnacion‘s spring debut will be delayed another week as the Toronto Blue Jays slugger is suffering from a “minor oblique problem,” but is expected to be ready for opening day. Encarnacion’s spring debut had been pushed back due to an abscessed tooth that was pulled late last month, and..." March 15