Edwin Encarnación

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Birthday
7, 1983
Birthplace
La Romana, Dominican Republic
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
7, 1983 (age 36)
Birthplace
La Romana, Dominican Republic

About

Dominican-American first baseman who became one of the MLB's top power hitters during his time with the Toronto Blue Jays, hitting over 30 home runs five straight seasons from 2012 to 2016. Prior to the 2017 season, he signed with the Cleveland Indians.

Before Fame

He was selected by the Texas Rangers in the ninth round of the 2000 MLB Draft.

Trivia

He became an All-Star for the first time during the 2013 season.

Family Life

He was born in the Dominican Republic to Mireya Rivera and Elpidio Encarnación. He has two brothers and a sister.

Associated With

He and fellow slugger Jose Bautista combined to form one of the top power-hitting duos in the major leagues for the Blue Jays.