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Cleveland Indians AL Central
 
Edwin Encarnacion • DH
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'1", 230 lbs.
Born:Jan 7, 1983 (34 yrs) in La Romana, DOM
Experience:12 years
Drafted:Drafted by Texas in 2000 (9/274).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2016.
Bats:R
Throws:R
2016 Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 160 601 99 158 34 0 42 127 87 138 2 0 .357 .529 .263
Playoffs 9 35 5 10 1 0 3 9 4 5 0 0 .359 .571 .286
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Scouting Report
Assets: Understands his role as a run producer and does it very well. Has good bat speed that generates an impressive number of doubles and home runs. Has become a fairly patient hitter over time. Boasts a good throwing arm.
Flaws: Is fairly streaky in every facet of the game and is also a little injury-prone. Has some holes in his swing at times, which can lead to low batting averages and slumps. Struggled on defense whenever he was at the hot corner.
Career Potential: Excellent run-producing slugger.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
International League (AAA) All-Star Team 2005
Triple-A All-Star Team 2005
Southern League (AA) All-Star Team 2004
Midwest League (A) All-Star Team 2002, 2002
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