Edwin Encarnacion

Edwin Encarnacion
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John Tomase
February 07, 2018 - 1:43 pm
The Red Sox haven't spent the winter sitting around waiting for J.D. Martinez to decide whether or not to accept their five-year, $125 million offer. They've been seeking contingencies. Among them: Indians slugger Edwin Encarnacion. According to USA Today's Bob Nightengale , the Red Sox and Indians...
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Rob Bradford
August 14, 2017 - 10:55 pm
When Edwin Encarnacion sat down with his agent, Paul Kinzer, to strategize the slugger's plan heading into free agency after the 2016 season, three teams were surfaced by the player as preferred destinations: Toronto, Boston and another team. (No, that third club wasn't the Yankees.) David Ortiz...
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Edwin Encarnacion
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John Tomase
August 14, 2017 - 9:30 pm
Beware the Indians. WEEI.com's Rob Bradford wrote about it before Monday's makeup game with the Red Sox, and then the Tribe went out and proved his thesis with a 7-3 victory. A year after these two teams met in the postseason, with the Indians sweeping their way into the ALCs, and ultimately the...
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David Ortiz points skyward after hitting a three-run homer in Toronto on Sunday. (Dan Hamilton/USA Today Sports)
John Tomase
September 11, 2016 - 12:56 pm
David Ortiz owns two career home runs against Joaquin Benoit. Red Sox fans will never forget the first. We may look back at the second as the biggest of this season. Three years after his grand slam off of Benoit saved the Red Sox in the American League Championship Series against the Tigers, Ortiz...
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Ryan Hannable
July 14, 2016 - 10:32 am
David Ortiz made it clear he wants the Red Sox to go after Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion after the season, but maybe he shouldn't have made it so public. "The Red Sox know that they need to reinforce the middle of the lineup," Ortiz said after Tuesday's All-Star Game . "And sorry Blue Jays,...
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David Ortiz
Ryan Hannable
July 12, 2016 - 6:44 pm
Although Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski makes the baseball decisions with the organization, David Ortiz made it clear what he would like to see happen. The designated hitter would like the Red Sox to trade for Marlins ace Jose Fernandez and then sign Blue Jays slugger...
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June 03, 2016 - 4:38 am
Welcome to Friday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Blue Jays at Red Sox, 7:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM) MLB: Diamondbacks at Cubs, 2 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Giants at...
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Edwin Encarnacion
Rob Bradford
April 08, 2016 - 4:13 pm
TORONTO -- 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? "...
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Edwin Encarnacion
Rob Bradford
December 07, 2015 - 8:13 am
NASHVILLE -- The Red Sox likely will be keeping a close eye on Edwin Encarnacion news the next few months. According to multiple major league sources, Encarnacion will commit to becoming a free agent if no extension is worked out with the Blue Jays by the end of spring training. This is notable for...
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July 07, 2014 - 7:02 am
The Blue Jays have hit a rough stretch, losing four consecutive games for the first time since April 23-26. It will only get tougher for Toronto going forward, as the team will be without its biggest offensive weapon for the foreseeable future. First baseman Edwin Encarnacion will miss the next 2-4...
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