Edwin Encarnacionâ€™s slow start is a thing of the past
(PŘEDEVČÍREM 26. 6. 2017, 17:14:01, Beyond the Boxscore)
Encarnacion has been on a tear for the past month, and has put concerns from Cleveland fans to bed.
On May 20th, Edwin Encarnacion suffered through an 0-for-4 night at the plate against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. His 2017 slash line dropped to .199/.333/.356 that evening, his wRC+ to just 89, and the concerned whispers of Cleveland fans turned into a near-deafening chorus of negativity. The Tribe, it appeared, had gotten a lemon when it gave out the largest contract in franchise history.
Perhaps some of those naysayers were reacting out of the baseball fan equivalent of PTSD. After all, the previous most lucrative contract had gone to Nick Swisher in 2013, and we all know how that turned out. (Poorly. (více...)
Cleveland Indians' Edwin Encarnacion on 454-foot homer: "I hit that one perfect"
(21. 6. 2017, 09:56:01, Plain Dealer)
Edwin Encarnacion's 17th homer of the season Tuesday night was a homer to remember. It traveled 454 feet and landed in a part of Camden Yards which has been reached only three other times since the ballpark opened in 1992. (více...)
Edwin Encarnacion went 2-for-4 with his 17th homer and a walk
(21. 6. 2017, 05:21:14, rotoworld.com)
Edwin Encarnacion went 2-for-4 with his 17th homer and a walk Tuesday against the Orioles. Encarnacion had a two-run homer in the first that could have been a three-run shot if Francisco Lindor hadn't gotten picked off second base. [...] (více...)