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Jays lose third baseman Encarnacion

Posted on: August 28, 2010 5:10 pm
Edited on: August 28, 2010 8:10 pm
 
Edwin Encarnacion Toronto third baseman Edwin Encarnacion sprained his left wrist on a swing during Saturday's win over the Tigers, and after the game was placed on the disabled list. Mike McCoy was recalled to take his roster spot.

Major-league home run leader Jose Bautista has played 35 games at third this season, but manager Cito Gaston said he didn't want to shift Bautista from right field to fill in for Encarnacion and that John McDonald will get most of the playing time.

Encarnacion is Toronto's nine-hole hitter and is batting .245 (though he'd been hitting better in August), so this injury doesn't have a big impact on the Jays' offense.

-- David Andriesen

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 11, 2011 7:40 pm
 

Jays lose third baseman Encarnacion

Captivating bright editorial. Rarely felt that t had been such pain-free. Extolment to your account!



Since: Feb 3, 2008
Posted on: August 28, 2010 5:56 pm
 

Jays lose 3B Encarnacion

After having some great seasons with the Reds Edwin Encarnacion has become nothing more then a second string or backup 3rd baseman. He may have a year or two left in him but he's washed up as a starter. This is no great loss for the Jays and could be a blessing for the franchise.


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