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Best hitters and pitchers: Week 25

Welcome to Week 25 in our ongoing series highlighting the best hitters and pitchers of the previous week. The final week of the season was last week. We’re featuring two playoff bound players and two that have gone home by now. By chance all of them come from the East though not all from the same league. We also feature what might have been one of the all time great pitching performances...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Encarnacion does 'Edwing' because Blue Jays teammates liked it

Toronto Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion has hit 34 home runs this season - which means he has 'Edwinged' around the bases 34 times.For those who haven't seen, the Edwing happens when Encarnacion rounds first base on a homer, raising his arm parallel to the ground until he hits third base. Here's an example:It's something he's done every home run since 2012, but according to Encarncion...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays: Encarnacion Enhances Toronto’s Championship Chances?

Toronto Blue Jays’ veterans Jose Bautista (L) & Edwin Encarnacion For the past 5 seasons, the Toronto Blue Jays’ offense was mainly comprised of strong performances out of their outfielder Jose Bautista, and utilityman Edwin Encarnacion. Jose Bautista quickly became Toronto baseball’s poster boy following his 54-home run year back in 2010. Edwin Encarnacion, on the other...
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Encarnacion wins AL Player of the Month

Just a couple days after taking home American League Player of the Week, Edwin Encarnacion was awarded AL Player of the Month.The Toronto Blue Jays slugger had an enormous August, hitting .407 with 11 homers and 35 RBI in 23 games.According to, Encarnacion is the only Blue Jay in franchise history to have at least 35 RBI in that few of games in a calendar month...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Edwin Encarnacion hits 3 HRs, Blue Jays fans salute 'hat trick' (Video)

Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion hit three home runs and knocked in a whopping 9 RBI in Saturday's 15-1 blowout win over Detroit. Since Toronto is a hockey town, the fans saluted Encarnacion by throwing their hats onto the field after he hit his third home run in the seventh inning to complete the "hat trick". Man, it sure looks like fun to be a Blue Jays fan...
Via Holdout Sports
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blue Jays fans celebrate 3 HR game with 'hat trick'

Canadians have found a way to make America’s pastime all their own. The streaking Blue Jays have rejuvenated the Toronto’s baseball scene as of late, and their 13-1 drubbing of the Detroit Tigers earlier today caused quite the unique celebration.  When Edwin Encarnacion, who finished the game with nine RBIs, hit a grand slam for his third home run of the day, our neighbors...
Via The Sports Daily
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion blasts three homers, extends hit streak

The Toronto Blue Jays are an offensive machine, and the latest display of their power was provided by designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion. He blasted three home runs and tallied nine RBI in a 15-1 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday afternoon. Encarnacion’s first homer, a three-run shot to left field, extended his hit streak to 24 games. It’s the longest hit streak for...
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Orioles ball girl makes great play....on fair ball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A Baltimore Orioles ball girl made a great play to field a ground ball in foul territory during Sunday's game against Toronto which will unfortunately be overshadowed by the fact that the ball was fair.It happened in the fourth inning with a Blue Jays runner on first base as Edwin Encarnacion hit the ball that curved sharply down the line and...
Via Holdout Sports
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays fans use rock, paper, scissors to stake claim on bat

Your browser does not support iframes.A couple of Tampa Bay Rays fans used a game of rock, paper, scissors to determine ownership of Toronto Blue Jays batter Edwin Encarnacion's bat after it flew into the stands during Tuesday night's game at Tropicana Field.Encarnacion lost the grip on his bat as he swung and missed on strike three, which ended the seventh inning for the Blue Jays...
Via Holdout Sports
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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