|July 29 3:00 PM PT4:00 PM MT5:00 PM CT6:00 PM ET18:00 ET22:00 GMT6:00 3:00 PM MST5:00 PM EST5:30 PM VEN2:00 UAE (+1)5:00 PM CT-Encarnacion has been scratched from the Blue Jays' game Wednesday night against Philadelphia because of a sore left middle finger.
Analysis: Encarnacion, who is batting .238 with 19 homers and 56 RBIs, was injured Tuesday night in a 3-2 loss to the Phillies. He underwent precautionary X-rays, which were negative, but still felt pain while taking batting practice Wednesday. Chris Colabello will replace Encarnacion and bat fourth.
|June 27 3:24 PM PT4:24 PM MT5:24 PM CT6:24 PM ET18:24 ET22:24 GMT6:24 3:24 PM MST5:24 PM EST5:54 PM VEN2:24 UAE (+1)5:24 PM CT-Encarnacion was 3 for 5 with two homers Friday against the Rangers.
Analysis: Encarnacion, who has three multihomer games, has 16 homers this season.
|June 20 1:22 PM PT2:22 PM MT3:22 PM CT4:22 PM ET16:22 ET20:22 GMT4:22 1:22 PM MST3:22 PM EST3:52 PM VEN0:22 UAE (+1)3:22 PM CT-Encarnacion was 2 for 3 with two RBIs on Friday.
Analysis: Encarnacion faces a favorable matchup Saturday against Kevin Gausman so use him and reap some rewards.
|June 17 11:40 AM PT12:40 PM MT1:40 PM CT2:40 PM ET14:40 ET18:40 GMT2:40 11:40 AM MST1:40 PM EST2:10 PM VEN22:40 UAE1:40 PM CT-Encarnacion had two hits and drove in a run in a 3-2 loss to the New York Mets on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Encarnacion, now batting .239, is 12 for 32 (.375) in a nine-game hit streak.
|June 14 9:53 AM PT10:53 AM MT11:53 AM CT12:53 PM ET12:53 ET16:53 GMT0:53 9:53 AM MST11:53 AM EST12:23 PM VEN20:53 UAE11:53 AM CT-Encarnacion was 2 for 5 on Saturday.
Analysis: Encarnacion has eight hits in his last 21 at-bats.
|June 11 1:24 PM PT2:24 PM MT3:24 PM CT4:24 PM ET16:24 ET20:24 GMT4:24 1:24 PM MST3:24 PM EST3:54 PM VEN0:24 UAE (+1)3:24 PM CT-Encarnacion was 2 for 3 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Encarnacion is 5 for 12 with one dinger in his last four games.
|June 10 12:54 PM PT1:54 PM MT2:54 PM CT3:54 PM ET15:54 ET19:54 GMT3:54 12:54 PM MST2:54 PM EST3:24 PM VEN23:54 UAE2:54 PM CT-Encarnacion hit his 13th home run Tuesday against the Marlins.
Analysis: Encarnacion's .221 batting average is the lowest of his career.
|May 25 12:37 PM PT1:37 PM MT2:37 PM CT3:37 PM ET15:37 ET19:37 GMT3:37 12:37 PM MST2:37 PM EST3:07 PM VEN23:37 UAE2:37 PM CT-Encarnacion hit his third homer in four days and 12th of the season Sunday against the Mariners.
Analysis: Encarnacion has eight home runs and 17 RBIs over his last 16 contests.
|May 22 1:42 PM PT2:42 PM MT3:42 PM CT4:42 PM ET16:42 ET20:42 GMT4:42 1:42 PM MST3:42 PM EST4:12 PM VEN0:42 UAE (+1)3:42 PM CT-Encarnacion hit a three-run homer in Thursday's win over the Angels.
Analysis: Encarnacion has gone deep six times in 13 games after hitting four in his first 30.
|May 17 6:26 PM PT7:26 PM MT8:26 PM CT9:26 PM ET21:26 ET1:26 GMT9:26 6:26 PM MST8:26 PM EST8:56 PM VEN5:26 UAE (+1)8:26 PM CT-Encarnacion hit a pinch-hit home run Saturday.
Analysis: The Blue Jays' slugger now has five homers in his last eight games.
|May 13 11:50 AM PT12:50 PM MT1:50 PM CT2:50 PM ET14:50 ET18:50 GMT2:50 11:50 AM MST1:50 PM EST2:20 PM VEN22:50 UAE1:50 PM CT-Encarnacion homered twice in Tuesday's win in Baltimore.
Analysis: It's been a nice five games for Encarnacion, going 7 for 16 with three home runs and seven RBIs.
|May 10 2:12 PM PT3:12 PM MT4:12 PM CT5:12 PM ET17:12 ET21:12 GMT5:12 2:12 PM MST4:12 PM EST4:42 PM VEN1:12 UAE (+1)4:12 PM CT-Encarnacion went 2 for 3 with his fifth home run - a three-run shot - in Saturday's 7-1 win over Boston.
Analysis: Encarnacion has gone 4 for 6 with a homer, double and four RBIs in the first two games of this series.
|Apr. 22 3:47 PM PT4:47 PM MT5:47 PM CT6:47 PM ET18:47 ET22:47 GMT6:47 3:47 PM MST5:47 PM EST6:17 PM VEN2:47 UAE (+1)5:47 PM CT-Encarnacion hit two home runs Tuesday against Baltimore.
Analysis: Encarnacion, who now has four bombs this season, had been held without a homer in 10 games.
|Apr. 10 2:35 PM PT3:35 PM MT4:35 PM CT5:35 PM ET17:35 ET21:35 GMT5:35 2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST5:05 PM VEN1:35 UAE (+1)4:35 PM CT-Encarnacion capped a strong series Thursday.
Analysis: Encarnacion went 2 for 4 with a homer and was 5 for 12 with two jacks in the series.
|Apr. 9 2:57 PM PT3:57 PM MT4:57 PM CT5:57 PM ET17:57 ET21:57 GMT5:57 2:57 PM MST4:57 PM EST5:27 PM VEN1:57 UAE (+1)4:57 PM CT-Encarnacion had two hits Wednesday.
Analysis: Encarnacion is 3 for 8 so far.
|Apr. 7 3:39 PM PT4:39 PM MT5:39 PM CT6:39 PM ET18:39 ET22:39 GMT6:39 3:39 PM MST5:39 PM EST6:09 PM VEN2:39 UAE (+1)5:39 PM CT-Encarnacion hit a two-run jack Monday.
Analysis: Encarnacion is hitting .344 with four homers against the Yankees since the start of last year so use him Wednesday night.
|Mar. 10 8:34 AM PT9:34 AM MT10:34 AM CT11:34 AM ET11:34 ET15:34 GMT23:34 8:34 AM MST10:34 AM EST11:04 AM VEN19:34 UAE9:34 AM CT-Encarnacion likely will be sidelined for four to five days because of back inflammation. The two-time All-Star said he felt a little tightness after Sunday's game against Pittsburgh and had a precautionary MRI on Monday night. ''We're checking it today to see what I have,'' Encarnacion said Tuesday. ''It's something I want to make sure it's right. ... I want to do that before I continue my work.''
Analysis: Manager John Gibbons expects the first baseman-designated hitter to return to the lineup in about a week. ''It's just irritation, you know, a lot of swings early in camp,'' Gibbons said. ''There's no damage in there.'' Encarnacion hit .268 with 34 homers and 98 RBIs in 128 games last season, hindered by a right quadriceps injury throughout the second half. He is hitless in six plate appearances in spring training.