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Edwin Encarnacion    \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)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2005 season [*]
Teams (by GP): BlueJays/Reds 2005-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 5 yrs/$35M (11-15) & 16 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 8.085, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: Arn Tellem [*]
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Fine Details  · Last updated Sep 20, 2014 1:17AM
All-Time Rank (among batters): #724. Curt Walker… #725. Snuffy Stirnweiss… #726. Doc Cramer… #727. EDWIN ENCARNACION… #728. Johnny Hopp… #729. Al Bumbry… #730. Casey Stengel… 

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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 118 502 442 69 116 26 2 32 87 2 0 58 76 .262 .351 .548 .898 148 242 16 2 0 0 6 3D/7 AS
10 Yrs 1197 4845 4245 630 1123 245 8 227 693 51 11 494 762 .265 .348 .486 .835 120 2065 108 67 0 31 38
162 Game Avg. 162 656 575 85 152 33 1 31 94 7 1 67 103 .265 .348 .486 .835 120 279 15 9 0 4 5
TOR (6 yrs) 683 2837 2481 394 661 136 4 156 430 32 6 309 398 .266 .351 .513 .864 133 1273 70 25 0 22 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 (6 yrs) 683 2837 2481 394 661 136 4 156 430 32 6 309 398 .266 .351 .513 .864 133 1273 70 25 0 22 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 0 0 -7 -10 17 2.1 22 39 4.2 .513 .511 4.8 -1.6 46 $8,000,000 3D5 AS,MVP-14
2014 ★ 31 TOR AL 118 502 26 1 -1 -6 -8 11 1.5 18 29 3.2 .511 .508 3.8 -1.4 35 $9,000,000 3D/7 AS
10 Seasons 1197 4845 124 2 -6 -71 -26 23 2.8 166 190 18.8 .502 .502 26.0 -10.0 260 $31,790,000
TOR (6 yrs) 683 2837 107 5 -3 -26 -35 48 5.6 104 151 15.7 .507 .506 18.3 -6.1 177 $28,175,000
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 -2 -5 -3 -9 8.53 8.23 .992 8.97 8.95 AS
2014 TOR AL 31 DH 36 36 AS
2014 TOR AL 31 LF 2 2 1 15.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -1 -56 -88 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 -56 -80 1.20 1.00 .985 2.28 2.25 AS
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
5 Seasons 1B 254 245 228 2175.1 2256 2117 118 21 195 .991 -12 -17 -6 -9 9.25 8.80 .993 9.06 9.03
5 Seasons DH 244 244
2 Seasons LF 5 4 2 32.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 -3 -3 -131 -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 -3 -3 -131 -112 1.41 1.00 .986 2.22 2.20
10 Seasons TOT 933 907 811 7960.0 3996 2613 1248 135 300 .966 -75 -70 -11 -9 4.37 4.14 .977 4.40 4.37
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 (932nd)

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)

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

Slugging % s c a p y
2012 AL  .557 (5th)
2013 AL  .534 (5th)
2014 AL  .548 (4th)
Active  .486 (32nd)
Career  .486 (155th)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
2012 AL  .941 (3rd)
2013 AL  .904 (5th)
2014 AL  .898 (6th)
Active  .835 (35th)
Career  .835 (225th)

Home Runs s c a p y
2012 AL  42 (4th)
2013 AL  36 (3rd)
2014 AL  32 (6th)
Active  227 (34th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
2012 AL  110 (3rd)
2013 AL  104 (6th)
Active  693 (44th)

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

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
2012 AL  153 (3rd)
2013 AL  145 (6th)
2014 AL  148 (7th)
Active  120 (41st)

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

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
2012 AL  42 (5th)
2013 AL  35 (7th)
Active  120 (48th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
2012 AL  4.1 (5th)
2013 AL  3.4 (7th)
Active  11.8 (46th)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
2012 AL  66 (10th)
2013 AL  66 (9th)
2014 AL  60 (9th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
2012 AL  .740 (3rd)
2013 AL  .675 (9th)
2014 AL  .674 (10th)
Active  .603 (37th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2006 NL  13 (10th)
2007 NL  14 (4th)
2012 AL  11 (7th)
Active  67 (33rd)
Career  67 (237th)

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

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

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
2013 AL  20 (7th)

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  13.8 (2nd)
Active  18.7 (19th)
Career  18.7 (90th)

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
2012 AL  57.12 (1st)
2013 AL  42.66 (7th)
Active  150.92 (42nd)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2012 AL  4.8 (4th)
2013 AL  3.4 (8th)
Active  12.1 (44th)

Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)s c a p y
2012 AL  4.8 (3rd)
2013 AL  4.6 (4th)
Active  15.6 (39th)

Base-Out Wins Added (REW)s c a p y
2012 AL  5.5 (1st)
2013 AL  4.1 (7th)
Active  14.4 (43rd)

Errors Committeds c a p y
2006 NL  25 (5th)
2008 NL  23 (2nd)
Active  135 (18th)

Errors Committed as 1B s c a p y
2014 AL  8 (4th)

Def. Games as 3B s c a p y
Active  674 (13th)

Putouts as 3B s c a p y
2007 NL  112 (2nd)
2008 NL  91 (5th)
Active  491 (8th)

Assists as 3B s c a p y
Active  1,130 (13th)

Errors Committed as 3B s c a p y
2006 NL  25 (1st)
2008 NL  23 (2nd)
2010 AL  18 (3rd)
Active  114 (7th)

Double Plays Turned as 3B s c a p y
2008 NL  23 (5th)
Active  105 (14th)

Range Factor/9Inn as 3Bs c a p y
Active  2.54 (11th)
Career  2.54 (98th)

Range Factor/Game as 3B s c a p y
Active  2.41 (10th)

Fielding % as 3B s c a p y
Active  .934 (19th)

                           

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 (·)

Gray InkBatting - 33 (747), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 21 (791), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 20 (737), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Third Base (119th), 18.8 career WAR/17.4 7yr-peak WAR/18.1 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 ?
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
201532Toronto Blue Jays$10,000,000
201633Toronto Blue Jays*$10,000,000$10M Team Option, $2M Buyout
Earliest Free Agent: 2016
Career to date (may be incomplete)$31,790,000Does not include future salaries
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.

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