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Tue Aug 1505:11DH Edwin Encarnacion had two two-run homers Monday at Boston, th...
DH Edwin Encarnacion had two two-run homers Monday at Boston, his third multi-homer game this season and 28th of his career. His 29 career home runs against the Red Sox are third among active players and his 91 career RBI are fifth among active players.
Mon Aug 1402:23DH Edwin Encarnacion hit 24th home run of season on Sunday again...
DH Edwin Encarnacion hit his 24th home run of the season on Sunday against the Rays to extend the Indians' lead in the sixth inning. He now has two home runs in three games after getting two in the previous 18 games.
Sat Aug 1203:43DH Edwin Encarnacion led off fifth inning with solo home run to ...
DH Edwin Encarnacion led off the fifth inning with a solo home run to center field. He was the first base runner in the game and extended his team lead in home runs (23) and game-winning RBIs (11).
Wed Jul 2611:35MLB roundup: Encarnacion's slam lifts Indians in 11
CLEVELAND -- Edwin Encarnacion's grand slam in the 11th inning capped a wild night as the Cleveland Indians, after blowing an early seven-run lead, rallied to beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-7 on Tuesday.Bradley Zimmer, whose grand slam highlighted a seven-run Cleveland second inning, led off the bottom of the 11th by drawing a walk from Bud Norris (1-3). Zimmer stole second base, then went to third when Norris walked Francisco Lindor but threw a wild pitch on ball four.Michael Brantley was intentionally walked, loading the bases, and Encarnacion hit Norris' first pitch into the left field bleachers for the walk-off grand slam. The designated hitter's 21st homer of the year gave the Indians their fifth consecutive victory.Los Angeles, which trailed 7-0 after two innings, scored four runs in the third and two in the fifth. The Angels tied the game in the sixth inning on Yunel Escobar's RBI double.Mariners 6, Red Sox 5 (13 innings)SEATTLE -- Jean Segura's infield single scored the winning... [More]
Wed Jul 2606:351B Edwin Encarnacion got off to slow start this season, but he's...
1B Edwin Encarnacion got off to a slow start this season, but he's rolling now. Encarnacion's walk-off grand slam in the 11th inning Tuesday night was his 10th career walk-off plate appearance and sixth walk-off home run. The grand slam was the 10th of his career and his first walk-off grand slam. In the first five games of this homestand, Encarnacion is hitting .389 (7-for-18) with three doubles, two home runs and nine RBIs. Encarnacion's four RBIs gave him 1,001 for his career, making him one of 11 active players with 1,000 career RBIs.
Wed Jul 2603:47MLB roundup: Encarnacion's slam lifts Indians in 11
CLEVELAND -- Edwin Encarnacion's grand slam in the 11th inning capped a wild night as the Cleveland Indians, after blowing an early seven-run lead, rallied to beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-7 on Tuesday.Bradley Zimmer, whose grand slam highlighted a seven-run Cleveland second inning, led off the bottom of the 11th by drawing a walk from Bud Norris (1-3). Zimmer stole second base, then went to third when Norris walked Francisco Lindor but threw a wild pitch on ball four.Michael Brantley was intentionally walked, loading the bases, and Encarnacion hit Norris' first pitch into the left field bleachers for the walk-off grand slam. The designated hitter's 21st homer of the year gave the Indians their fifth consecutive victory.Los Angeles, which trailed 7-0 after two innings, scored four runs in the third and two in the fifth. The Angels tied the game in the sixth inning on Yunel Escobar's RBI double.Mariners 6, Red Sox 5 (13 innings)SEATTLE -- Jean Segura's infield single scored the winning... [More]
Wed Jul 2602:47MLB roundup: Encarnacion's slam lifts Indians in 11
CLEVELAND -- Edwin Encarnacion's grand slam in the 11th inning capped a wild night as the Cleveland Indians, after blowing an early seven-run lead, rallied to beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-7 on Tuesday.Bradley Zimmer, whose grand slam highlighted a seven-run Cleveland second inning, led off the bottom of the 11th by drawing a walk from Bud Norris (1-3). Zimmer stole second base, then went to third when Norris walked Francisco Lindor but threw a wild pitch on ball four.Michael Brantley was intentionally walked, loading the bases, and Encarnacion hit Norris' first pitch into the left field bleachers for the walk-off grand slam. The designated hitter's 21st homer of the year gave the Indians their fifth consecutive victory.Los Angeles, which trailed 7-0 after two innings, scored four runs in the third and two in the fifth. The Angels tied the game in the sixth inning on Yunel Escobar's RBI double.Yankees 4, Reds 2NEW YORK -- Todd Frazier experienced a memorable Yankee Stadium debut, hitt... [More]
Wed Jul 2600:35MLB roundup: Encarnacion's slam lifts Indians in 11
CLEVELAND -- Edwin Encarnacion's grand slam in the 11th inning capped a wild night as the Cleveland Indians, after blowing an early seven-run lead, rallied to beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-7 on Tuesday.Bradley Zimmer, whose grand slam highlighted a seven-run Cleveland second inning, led off the bottom of the 11th by drawing a walk from Bud Norris (1-3). Zimmer stole second base, then went to third when Norris walked Francisco Lindor but threw a wild pitch on ball four.Michael Brantley was intentionally walked, loading the bases, and Encarnacion hit Norris' first pitch into the left field bleachers for the walk-off grand slam. The designated hitter's 21st homer of the year gave the Indians their fifth consecutive victory.Los Angeles, which trailed 7-0 after two innings, scored four runs in the third and two in the fifth. The Angels tied the game in the sixth inning on Yunel Escobar's RBI double.Yankees 4, Reds 2NEW YORK -- Todd Frazier experienced a memorable Yankee Stadium debut, hitt... [More]
Tue Jul 2504:36DH Edwin Encarnacion leads majors with 46 home runs in interleag...
DH Edwin Encarnacion leads the majors with 46 home runs in interleague play since the start of the 2010 season. Encarnacion's 101 RBIs in interleague play over that same span, rank third in the majors.
Sat Jul 2204:40DH Edwin Encarnacion had three hits, including single, double, h...
DH Edwin Encarnacion had three hits, including a single, double, home run, and four RBIs on Friday night against the Blue Jays. That he did it against his former team made it even sweeter. "I always try to give my best, no matter who we're playing against, but thank God I was able to have a good game against my ex-team," said Encarnacion, who spent the last eight years with the Blue Jays before signing with Cleveland as a free agent last winter. "He really picked us up tonight," Indians manager Terry Francona said. Encarnacion leads the Indians with 20 home runs and 54 RBIs. He has hit 20 homers in six consecutive seasons, joining Seattle DH Nelson Cruz and Miami OF Giancarlo Stanton to have hit 20 or more homers in each of the last six years.
Sat Jul 2204:12MLB roundup: Astros hold off Orioles
BALTIMORE -- Yuli Gurriel, Brian McCann and Colin Moran all homered, and starter Mike Fiers tossed seven solid innings as the Houston Astros took a big early lead and hung on for an 8-7 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Gurriel (4-for-5) hit a two-run shot in the first inning and McCann added a solo homer in the sixth. Moran, who had tripled earlier for his fourth major league hit, then belted a solo shot in the eighth and finished 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Gurriel ended up a triple short of the cycle with his career-best four hits. Fiers (7-4) allowed one run and six hits in seven inning. He struck out nine with just one walk and won his second straight start.The Astros banged out five runs and five hits off Baltimore starter Ubaldo Jimenez (4-6) in the first two innings. Jimenez allowed six runs and 10 hits in 5 1/3 innings as the Astros rolled to the early 5-0 lead and eventually stretched it to 8-1.Pirates 13, Rockies 5DENVER -- After five successive comeback victori... [More]
Sat Jul 2202:33MLB roundup: Astros hold off Orioles
BALTIMORE -- Yuli Gurriel, Brian McCann and Colin Moran all homered, and starter Mike Fiers tossed seven solid innings as the Houston Astros took a big early lead and hung on for an 8-7 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Gurriel (4-for-5) hit a two-run shot in the first inning and McCann added a solo homer in the sixth. Moran, who had tripled earlier for his fourth major league hit, then belted a solo shot in the eighth and finished 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Gurriel ended up a triple short of the cycle with his career-best four hits. Fiers (7-4) allowed one run and six hits in seven inning. He struck out nine with just one walk and won his second straight start.The Astros banged out five runs and five hits off Baltimore starter Ubaldo Jimenez (4-6) in the first two innings. Jimenez allowed six runs and 10 hits in 5 1/3 innings as the Astros rolled to the early 5-0 lead and eventually stretched it to 8-1.Pirates 13, Rockies 5DENVER -- After five successive comeback victori... [More]
Sun Jul 1603:43DH/1B Edwin Encarnacion hit team-high 19th home run of season, t...
DH/1B Edwin Encarnacion hit his team-high 19th home run of the season, a two-run shot in the fourth inning of a 5-3 loss to Oakland on Saturday night. Twelve of his 19 home runs have come on the road. Encarnacion, who played in his 1,600th career game, went 1-for-3 with a walk, scored twice and drove in two runs. He leads the Indians in RBIs with 50.
Fri Jul 711:45MLB roundup: Dodgers storm back in 9th to complete sweep of D-backs
LOS ANGELES -- Chris Taylor's fourth hit of the game capped the Dodgers' rally from a three-run deficit in the ninth inning, lifting Los Angeles to a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night at Dodger Stadium.The Dodgers completed a three-game sweep.Arizona closer Fernando Rodney, who blew a save for the fifth time in 26 opportunities, gave up a leadoff single to Yasiel Puig and then walked pinch hitters Joc Pederson and Cody Bellinger to load the bases. Rodney (3-3) walked Logan Forsythe on four pitches to force in a run, and Corey Seager followed with a ground-ball single up the middle to drive in two and tie the score at 4-4.Justin Turner was walked intentionally, and Rodney was removed for T.J. McFarland. Taylor lined the first pitch over the head of drawn-in left fielder Rey Fuentes for the winning run.Jake Lamb homered twice for the Diamondbacks.Athletics 7, Mariners 4SEATTLE -- Paul Blackburn scattered eight hits in 7 2/3 innings for his first major league victory... [More]
Fri Jul 702:03MLB roundup: Dodgers storm back in 9th to complete sweep of D-backs
LOS ANGELES -- Chris Taylor's fourth hit of the game capped the Dodgers' rally from a three-run deficit in the ninth inning, lifting Los Angeles to a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night at Dodger Stadium.The Dodgers completed a three-game sweep.Arizona closer Fernando Rodney, who blew a save for the fifth time in 26 opportunities, gave up a leadoff single to Yasiel Puig and then walked pinch hitters Joc Pederson and Cody Bellinger to load the bases. Rodney (3-3) walked Logan Forsythe on four pitches to force in a run, and Corey Seager followed with a ground-ball single up the middle to drive in two and tie the score at 4-4.Justin Turner was walked intentionally, and Rodney was removed for T.J. McFarland. Taylor lined the first pitch over the head of drawn-in left fielder Rey Fuentes for the winning run.Jake Lamb homered twice for the Diamondbacks.Athletics 7, Mariners 4SEATTLE -- Paul Blackburn scattered eight hits in 7 2/3 innings for his first major league victory... [More]
Thu Jul 623:44MLB roundup: Rays defeat Red Sox, Sale
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Wilson Ramos hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning, and rookie Jacob Faria outdueled Red Sox ace Chris Sale as the Tampa Bay Rays pulled off a 4-1 victory over Boston on Thursday night.Ramos, whose RBI double tied the game in the fourth, gave the Rays some separation in the sixth. Faria (4-0) made his sixth consecutive quality start to begin his major league career, holding the Red Sox to one run on four hits in six innings.Brad Boxberger pitched a 1-2-3 seventh, Tommy Hunter a scoreless eighth and closer Alex Colome the ninth for his 23rd save. Sale (11-4) lost for only the second time in his past nine starts. He yielded four runs on seven hits and no walks, and struck out 12 to extend his major-league-leading total to 178. Sale had limited opponents to three runs or fewer in each of his previous six outings.Brewers 11, Cubs 2CHICAGO -- Domingo Santana went 4-for-5 and first-place Milwaukee jumped on two Chicago pitchers in a seven-run third inning en route t... [More]
Mon Jul 302:37DH Edwin Encarnaction had single, triple, two runs scored and tw...
DH Edwin Encarnaction had a single, triple, two runs scored and two RBIs on Sunday. He also stole his second base of the season. Following a slow start, the cleanup hitter has raised his season average to .263 and his on-base percentage to 376. Encarnacion has done most of his damage on the road, where he's batted .267 with 11 homers (out of 17) and 30 RBIs.
Thu Jun 2903:52DH Edwin Encarnacion had RBI single and double in four at-bats o...
DH Edwin Encarnacion had an RBI single and a double in four at-bats on Wednesday night against the Cleveland Indians, his 20th multi-hit game of the season. He is hitting .326 in June, raising his season average from .234 to .263.
Sun Jun 2503:53DH Edwin Encarnacion hitting .355 over last 30 games, raising av...
DH Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .355 over his last 30 games, raising his average from .199 to .265. Encarnacion also drew his 46thwalk on Saturday. That leads the American League. Over the last 18 years only two Indians have led the AL in walks: Jim Thome in 2002 and Carlos Santana in 2014.
Sat Jun 2404:38DH Edwin Encarnacion, who hit .200 in April, batting .343 (23-67...
DH Edwin Encarnacion, who hit .200 in April, is batting .343 (23-for-67) with seven home runs and 18 RBIs in 18 games in June. "He's a dangerous hitter, and he's hot," Indians manager Terry Francona said. "For whatever reason, some guys get as hot as they were cold." Since May 24, Encarnacion is hitting .408 (20-for-49) at home with four homers, two doubles and eight RBIs.
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