Edwin Encarnacion RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Blue Jays, Edwin Encarnacion Begin Preliminary Extension Talks

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Blue Jays and first baseman/designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion met today to begin the process of exploring an extension, reports Shi Davidi of Sportsnet. The Rep 1 Baseball client has gone on record recently to express his desire to remain with Toronto. The 33-year-old told the Toronto media..." March 03

  • The Blue Jays have to choose between Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Bautista

    MLB Daily Dish "Earlier today, Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com reported that impending free agent slugger Edwin Encarnacion doesn't have his sights set on hitting the open market, but instead would rather work out an extension with the Blue Jays during spring training. "Encarnacion is doing his best to remain..." February 28

  • Encarnacion hoping to stay with Blue Jays for rest of career

    Sportsnet "Edwin Encarnacion has a number in mind. “I want to hit 40 homers,” the Toronto Blue Jays slugger quipped Friday morning before the club’s first full squad workout. And for a contract? “No,” he said smiling. “We don’t have (one) yet.” Encarnacion checked into camp feeling healthy after..." February 26

  • Bautista, Encarnacion in Blue Jays' future plans?

    MLB.com "The Blue Jays might have one of the most exciting lineups in baseball, but it's away from the field where most of the action will be taking place this spring. Toronto's most pressing issue when camp officially begins on Sunday in Dunedin, Fla., is the future of Jose Bautista and Edwin..." February 19

  • Edwin Encarnacion, Blue Jays have not yet talked about contract extension

    Fox Sports "Edwin Encarnacion, who is eligible for free agency after the upcoming season, has set an Opening Day deadline to sign a contract extension with the Toronto Blue Jays. That’s less than seven weeks away. Encarnacion’s agent, Paul Kinzer, told FOX Sports on Monday that the Blue Jays have not made..." February 16

  • Jays to explore extensions for Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion

    ESPN "Jose Bautista wants to play his entire career for the Toronto Blue Jays, and the team intends to explore an extension that could make that happen once both sides arrive in spring training later this month, sources told ESPN on Friday. Bautista, 35, told the Canadian Press on Thursday that he..." February 06

  • Blue Jays' new execs still getting to know Bautista, Encarnacion

    The Score "Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins is trying to familiarize himself with his new surroundings before jumping into the deep end. The first-time GM's been on the job for under two months. He and team president Mark Shapiro are looking to get acquainted with soon-to-be free-agent..." January 30

  • GM: Blue Jays want open dialogue with Bautista, Encarnacion

    Sportsnet "With just ten months remaining before Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion hit free agency, the Toronto Blue Jays are planning to have ‘open dialogue’ with the two sluggers. “We want to win and Jose and Edwin want to win,” GM Ross Atkins told Brady & Walker on Sportsnet 590 The FAN Monday...." January 11

  • Blue Jays GM: No extension offers yet to Bautista, Encarnacion

    The Score "With their roster for the 2016 campaign more or less in place, the new decision-makers in the Toronto Blue Jays' front office are now expected to direct their focus toward the future. And determining whether or not that future will include Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion - the two..." January 11