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Edwin Encarnación    \ehn-kahr-nah-see-OHN\

Edwin Elpidio Encarnacion (twitter: @Encadwin)

Positions: Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 230 lb.

Born: January 7, 1983 in La Romana, La Romana, Dominican Republic
High School: Manuela Toro HS (Caguas, PR)
Drafted
by the Texas Rangers in the 9th round of the 2000 amateur draft.
Signed June 12, 2000. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 24, 2005 (Age 22.168, 16,307th in MLB history)   vs. CLE 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2005 season [*]
Teams (by GP): BlueJays/Reds 2005-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 5 yrs/$35M (11-15) & 16 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 9.085, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: Arn Tellem [*]
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Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2005 22 CIN NL 69 234 211 25 49 16 0 9 31 3 0 20 60 .232 .308 .436 .744 93 92 8 3 0 0 2 5
2006 23 CIN NL 117 467 406 60 112 33 1 15 72 6 3 41 78 .276 .359 .473 .831 108 192 9 13 0 3 3 *5/3
2007 24 CIN NL 139 560 502 66 145 25 1 16 76 8 1 39 86 .289 .356 .438 .794 101 220 5 14 0 1 4 *5
2008 25 CIN NL 146 582 506 75 127 29 1 26 68 1 0 61 102 .251 .340 .466 .807 108 236 13 10 0 5 1 *5
2009 26 TOT MLB 85 338 293 35 66 11 2 13 39 2 1 37 67 .225 .320 .410 .729 91 120 5 5 0 3 0 5
2009 26 CIN NL 43 165 139 10 29 6 1 5 16 1 1 24 38 .209 .333 .374 .707 87 52 3 2 0 0 0 5
2009 26 TOR AL 42 173 154 25 37 5 1 8 23 1 0 13 29 .240 .306 .442 .748 94 68 2 3 0 3 0 5
2010 27 TOR AL 96 367 332 47 81 16 0 21 51 1 0 29 60 .244 .305 .482 .787 109 160 9 2 0 4 1 5/D
2011 28 TOR AL 134 530 481 70 131 36 0 17 55 8 2 43 77 .272 .334 .453 .787 111 218 17 3 0 3 2 D53
2012 29 TOR AL 151 644 542 93 152 24 0 42 110 13 3 84 94 .280 .384 .557 .941 153 302 6 11 0 7 12 D3/75 MVP-11
2013 ★ 30 TOR AL 142 621 530 90 144 29 1 36 104 7 1 82 62 .272 .370 .534 .904 145 283 20 4 0 5 7 3D5 AS,MVP-14
2014 ★ 31 TOR AL 128 542 477 75 128 27 2 34 98 2 0 62 82 .268 .354 .547 .901 151 261 18 2 0 1 6 3D/7 AS
2015 32 TOR AL 28 118 108 13 24 4 0 4 14 0 0 7 24 .222 .271 .370 .642 78 40 4 1 0 2 0 3D
11 Yrs 1235 5003 4388 649 1159 250 8 233 718 51 11 505 792 .264 .347 .484 .831 119 2124 114 68 0 34 38
162 Game Avg. 162 656 576 85 152 33 1 31 94 7 1 66 104 .264 .347 .484 .831 119 279 15 9 0 4 5
TOR (7 yrs) 721 2995 2624 413 697 141 4 162 455 32 6 320 428 .266 .348 .508 .856 131 1332 76 26 0 25 28
CIN (5 yrs) 514 2008 1764 236 462 109 4 71 263 19 5 185 364 .262 .345 .449 .793 103 792 38 42 0 9 10
AL (7 yrs) 721 2995 2624 413 697 141 4 162 455 32 6 320 428 .266 .348 .508 .856 131 1332 76 26 0 25 28
NL (5 yrs) 514 2008 1764 236 462 109 4 71 263 19 5 185 364 .262 .345 .449 .793 103 792 38 42 0 9 10

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2005 22 CIN NL 69 234 -1 -1 -1 4 1 2 0.2 7 9 0.9 .503 .501 0.5 0.5 5 5
2006 23 CIN NL 117 467 6 1 -0 -13 2 -4 -0.5 15 11 0.9 .497 .498 2.2 -1.1 24 $332,500 *5/3
2007 24 CIN NL 139 560 5 1 1 -11 2 -2 -0.2 17 16 1.4 .499 .499 2.5 -0.9 27 $407,500 *5
2008 25 CIN NL 146 582 8 -2 -2 -17 3 -10 -1.2 18 8 0.6 .493 .494 2.3 -1.5 25 $450,000 *5
2009 26 CIN NL 43 165 -2 -2 -0 -8 1 -11 -1.2 5 -6 -0.7 .473 .493 0.2 -0.8 2 $2,425,000 5
2009 26 TOR AL 42 173 -2 0 0 1 1 1 0.1 6 7 0.7 .501 .500 0.6 0.2 6 5
2010 27 TOR AL 96 367 3 1 -1 -3 2 2 0.3 14 16 1.6 .502 .501 1.9 -0.1 19 $5,175,000 5/D
2011 28 TOR AL 134 530 6 1 -2 -7 -7 -10 -1.0 20 10 0.9 .492 .494 1.7 -1.5 17 $2,500,000 D53
2012 29 TOR AL 151 644 40 2 0 -4 -12 26 2.7 24 50 5.0 .518 .516 5.5 -1.7 54 $3,500,000 D3/75 MVP-11
2013 ★ 30 TOR AL 142 621 34 1 -2 -7 -10 16 2.0 22 38 4.0 .512 .511 4.6 -1.6 45 $8,000,000 3D5 AS,MVP-14
2014 ★ 31 TOR AL 128 542 30 1 -1 -6 -9 14 1.8 19 33 3.6 .512 .509 4.2 -1.5 39 $9,000,000 3D/7 AS
2015 32 TOR AL 28 118 -4 -0 -1 -1 -2 -8 -0.8 4 -4 -0.4 .470 .495 -0.3 -0.3 -3 $10,000,000 3D
11 Seasons 1235 5003 124 2 -9 -72 -29 16 2.1 172 189 18.7 .501 .502 26.0 -10.4 261 $41,790,000
TOR (7 yrs) 721 2995 107 5 -6 -27 -38 41 5.0 110 151 15.6 .506 .506 18.3 -6.5 178 $38,175,000
CIN (5 yrs) 514 2008 17 -3 -2 -45 8 -25 -2.8 63 38 3.2 .495 .497 7.6 -3.8 83 $3,615,000

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2005 CIN NL 22 3B 56 55 51 478.0 180 54 116 10 10 .944 -2 4 -4 10 3.20 3.04 .958 2.77 2.74
2006 CIN NL 23 3B 111 109 84 931.1 296 74 197 25 17 .916 -12 -13 -16 -17 2.62 2.44 .954 2.70 2.68
2006 CIN NL 23 1B 2 1 1 9.0 9 9 0 0 1 1.000 -0 0 -53 0 9.00 4.50 .994 9.40 9.35
2007 CIN NL 24 3B 137 134 116 1168.0 340 112 212 16 21 .953 -22 -11 -23 -11 2.50 2.36 .954 2.68 2.67
2008 CIN NL 25 3B 143 141 133 1237.0 330 91 216 23 23 .930 -14 -17 -13 -16 2.23 2.15 .956 2.60 2.58
2009 TOT MLB 26 3B 85 84 81 726.1 209 52 146 11 14 .947 -7 -7 -12 -11 2.45 2.33 .957 2.63 2.60
2009 CIN NL 26 3B 43 42 41 362.1 98 25 69 4 8 .959 -6 -8 -19 -26 2.33 2.19 .957 2.57 2.55
2009 TOR AL 26 3B 42 42 40 364.0 111 27 77 7 6 .937 -2 1 -5 4 2.57 2.48 .957 2.68 2.65
2010 TOR AL 27 3B 95 95 88 841.2 263 71 174 18 16 .932 -2 -3 -3 -4 2.62 2.58 .956 2.64 2.61
2010 TOR AL 27 DH 1 1
2011 TOR AL 28 DH 70 70
2011 TOR AL 28 3B 36 30 20 274.2 74 23 43 8 2 .892 -2 -4 -8 -17 2.16 1.83 .954 2.62 2.60
2011 TOR AL 28 1B 25 22 15 190.0 205 192 9 4 16 .980 -2 -3 -11 -18 9.52 8.04 .993 9.30 9.24
2012 TOR AL 29 DH 82 82 MVP-11
2012 TOR AL 29 1B 68 66 63 583.1 637 602 32 3 61 .995 -2 -1 -4 -2 9.78 9.32 .994 9.27 9.22 MVP-11
2012 TOR AL 29 LF 3 2 1 17.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 -3 -2 -198 -141 1.59 1.00 .983 1.96 1.93 MVP-11
2012 TOR AL 29 OF 3 2 1 17.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 -3 -2 -198 -141 1.59 1.00 .987 2.17 2.17 MVP-11
2012 TOR AL 29 3B 1 1 1 8.0 3 2 0 1 0 .667 -1 -1 -135 -150 2.25 2.00 .953 2.59 2.60 MVP-11
2013 TOR AL 30 1B 79 78 75 698.2 739 689 44 6 66 .992 -6 -8 -10 -14 9.44 9.28 .994 8.90 8.87 AS,MVP-14
2013 TOR AL 30 DH 55 55 AS,MVP-14
2013 TOR AL 30 3B 10 9 7 87.2 40 12 26 2 2 .950 2 1 25 15 3.90 3.80 .959 2.52 2.50 AS,MVP-14
2014 TOR AL 31 1B 80 78 74 694.1 666 625 33 8 51 .988 -1 -5 -2 -9 8.53 8.23 .992 8.97 8.94 AS
2014 TOR AL 31 DH 46 46 AS
2014 TOR AL 31 LF 2 2 1 15.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -1 -66 -80 1.20 1.00 .985 2.04 2.00 AS
2014 TOR AL 31 OF 2 2 1 15.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -1 -66 -80 1.20 1.00 .985 2.28 2.25 AS
2015 TOR AL 32 1B 15 15 9 120.1 136 124 12 0 5 1.000 2 -1 20 -8 10.17 9.07 .995 9.12 9.06
2015 TOR AL 32 DH 13 13
9 Seasons 3B 674 658 581 5752.2 1735 491 1130 114 105 .934 -60 -50 -12 -10 2.54 2.41 .956 2.66 2.63
6 Seasons 1B 269 260 237 2295.2 2392 2241 130 21 200 .991 -9 -18 -5 -9 9.30 8.81 .993 9.06 9.03
6 Seasons DH 267 267
2 Seasons LF 5 4 2 32.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 -4 -3 -136 -112 1.41 1.00 .984 2.00 1.96
2 Seasons OF 5 4 2 32.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 -4 -3 -136 -112 1.41 1.00 .986 2.22 2.20
11 Seasons TOT 948 922 820 8080.1 4132 2737 1260 135 305 .967 -73 -71 -11 -9 4.45 4.22 .978 4.47 4.45
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2012 AL (11, 8%)
2013 AL (14, 2%)
0.10 Career Shares (945th)

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
2014 May AL Player of the Month

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2006 Aug 13th NL Player of the Week
2010 Oct 3rd AL Player of the Week
2013 Jul 28th AL Player of the Week
2014 May 11th AL Player of the Week

Offensive WARs c a p y
2012 AL  5.4 (8th)
Active  26.0 (46th)

On-Base% s c a p y
2012 AL  .384 (5th)
Active  .347 (48th)

Slugging % s c a p y
2012 AL  .557 (5th)
2013 AL  .534 (5th)
2014 AL  .547 (4th)
Active  .484 (26th)
Career  .484 (166th)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
2012 AL  .941 (3rd)
2013 AL  .904 (5th)
2014 AL  .901 (5th)
Active  .831 (33rd)
Career  .831 (245th)

Games Played s c a p y
2015 AL  28 (1st)

At Bats s c a p y
2015 AL  108 (5th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
2015 AL  118 (9th)

Total Bases s c a p y
Active  2,124 (42nd)

Doubles s c a p y
Active  250 (48th)

Home Runs s c a p y
2012 AL  42 (4th)
2013 AL  36 (3rd)
2014 AL  34 (7th)
Active  233 (22nd)
Career  233 (250th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
2012 AL  110 (3rd)
2013 AL  104 (6th)
2014 AL  98 (10th)
Active  718 (34th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
2012 AL  84 (7th)
2013 AL  82 (4th)
Active  505 (38th)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
2012 AL  152 (3rd)
2013 AL  145 (6th)
2014 AL  150 (6th)
Active  119 (37th)

Runs Created s c a p y
2012 AL  123 (5th)
2013 AL  104 (8th)
Active  745 (44th)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
2012 AL  42 (5th)
2013 AL  35 (7th)
2014 AL  31 (9th)
Active  121 (40th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
2012 AL  4.0 (5th)
2013 AL  3.4 (7th)
2014 AL  3.1 (9th)
Active  11.9 (38th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
2012 AL  66 (10th)
2013 AL  66 (9th)
2014 AL  63 (9th)
Active  491 (36th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
2012 AL  .740 (3rd)
2013 AL  .675 (9th)
2014 AL  .679 (9th)
Active  .599 (34th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2006 NL  13 (10th)
2007 NL  14 (4th)
2012 AL  11 (7th)
Active  68 (24th)
Career  68 (235th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
2012 AL  7 (8th)
2015 AL  2 (4th)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
2012 AL  12 (6th)
Active  38 (50th)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
2013 AL  20 (7th)
2015 AL  4 (7th)
Active  114 (45th)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
2012 AL  19.9 (7th)

AB per SO s c a p y
2013 AL  8.5 (6th)

AB per HR s c a p y
2012 AL  12.9 (1st)
2013 AL  14.7 (3rd)
2014 AL  14.0 (2nd)
Active  18.8 (14th)
Career  18.8 (91st)

Outs Made s c a p y
2015 AL  90 (1st)

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
2012 AL  56.93 (1st)
2013 AL  42.66 (7th)
Active  153.21 (36th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2012 AL  4.8 (4th)
2013 AL  3.4 (8th)
Active  12.5 (37th)

Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2012 AL  4.8 (3rd)
2013 AL  4.6 (4th)
Active  16.0 (32nd)

Base-Out Wins Added (REW)s c a p y
2012 AL  5.4 (1st)
2013 AL  4.1 (7th)
Active  14.7 (37th)

Errors Committeds c a p y
2006 NL  25 (5th)
2008 NL  23 (2nd)
Active  135 (16th)

Errors Committed as 1B s c a p y
2014 AL  8 (5th)
Active  21 (22nd)

Def. Games as 3B s c a p y
Active  674 (11th)

Putouts as 3B s c a p y
2007 NL  112 (2nd)
2008 NL  91 (5th)
Active  491 (7th)

Assists as 3B s c a p y
Active  1,130 (11th)

Errors Committed as 3B s c a p y
2006 NL  25 (1st)
2008 NL  23 (2nd)
2010 AL  18 (3rd)
Active  114 (6th)

Double Plays Turned as 3B s c a p y
2008 NL  23 (5th)
Active  105 (13th)

Total Zone Runs as 1B s c a p y
2015 AL  2 (3rd)

Range Factor/9Inn as 1Bs c a p y
2015 AL  10.17 (2nd)

Range Factor/9Inn as 3Bs c a p y
Active  2.54 (10th)

Range Factor/Game as 3B s c a p y
Active  2.41 (11th)

Fielding % as 3B s c a p y
Active  .934 (17th)

                           

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 1 (769), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 39 (651), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 21 (793), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 21 (695), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Third Base (118th), 18.7 career WAR/17.6 7yr-peak WAR/18.2 JAWS
Average HOF 3B (out of 13) = 67.4 career WAR/42.7 7yr-peak WAR/55.0 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2006 23 Cincinnati Reds $332,500 ?
2007 24 Cincinnati Reds $407,500 ?
2008 25 Cincinnati Reds $450,000 ?
2009 26 Cincinnati Reds $2,425,000 ?
2010 27 Toronto Blue Jays $5,175,000 4.085
2011 28 Toronto Blue Jays $2,500,000 5.085
2012 29 Toronto Blue Jays $3,500,000 6.085 contracts
2013 30 Toronto Blue Jays $8,000,000 7.085 contracts
2014 31 Toronto Blue Jays $9,000,000 8.085 contracts
2015 32 Toronto Blue Jays $10,000,000 9.085
201633Toronto Blue Jays*$10,000,000 $10M Team Option, $2M Buyout
Earliest Free Agent: 2016
Career to date (may be incomplete)$41,790,000Does not include future salaries ($0)
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

Name + "Statistics" Translations



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Spanish: Edwin Encarnación Estadísticas
French: Edwin Encarnación statistiques
Hebrew: אדווין אנכרנסיון סטטיסטיקה
Japanese: エドウィン・エンカーナシオン 統計
Korean: 에드윈 엔카나시온 통계
Polish: Edwin Encarnación Statystyki
Chinese: 埃德溫·恩卡納西翁 數據

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