1:44 AM EST, Sat December 03, 2016
Full Count | WEEI 10 hours ago

David Ortiz isn’t backing off endorsement for Edwin Encarnacion

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — David Ortiz understands that it’s not just as simple as picking his replacement and signing him. But that doesn’t mean he can offer his recommendations. Talking at his annual celebrity golf outing, Ortiz reiterated what he said about free agent Edwin Encarnacion, first in April, and then at the All-Star […]
Full Count | WEEI 13 hours ago

Hanley Ramirez isn’t recruiting free agents in Dominican Republic, but he is planning on playing playing winter ball there

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — Hanley Ramirez would seem to have plenty of opportunities over the weekend to make a pitch to potential Red Sox free agent targets. Ramirez, after all, is joining the likes of Edwin Encarnacion, Jose Bautista, Dexter Fowle and Aroldis Chapman at the David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic. But Ramirez explained […]
Toronto Star Dec 1, 2016
Encarnacion slips further off Blue Jays’ radar: Griffin

Encarnacion slips further off Blue Jays’ radar: Griffin

Jays brass talk Jay Bruce, Michael Saunders at awards/MLB contract presser, but Edwin Encarnacion reunion long shot at best with winter meetings near.
National Post Dec 1, 2016
Edwin Encarnacion is in a class by himself on the free agent market. How can the Toronto Blue Jays replace his production?

Edwin Encarnacion is in a class by himself on the free agent market. How can the Toronto Blue Jays replace his production?

Encarnacion has the market at his mercy in perhaps a once-in-a-lifetime way
The Republican Nov 30, 2016

Boston Red Sox rumors: Could Mike Napoli return to Boston as David Ortiz's replacement?

Mike Napoli represents a short-term solution as opposed to Edwin Encarnacion who likely will receive a four- or five-year contract and may sign within the week.
Toronto Star Nov 30, 2016

Edwin Encarnacion derby heats up

Houston Astros reportedly at front of line for Edwin Encarnacion with Blue Jays still in play.
The Republican Nov 30, 2016
Red Sox rumors: Boston 'probably' won't be finalist for Edwin Encarnacion, per report

Red Sox rumors: Boston 'probably' won't be finalist for Edwin Encarnacion, per report

Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski has been vocal that he's unless to sign any free agent until he knows the tax threshold for 2017.
Full Count | WEEI Nov 29, 2016

Source: Red Sox ‘probably’ not going to be finalist for Edwin Encarnacion

It was trending this way for the last month, but now it looks like there will be some certainty very soon. According to a major league source, the Red Sox are “probably” not going to be a finalist for the services of free agent first baseman/designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion. Encarnacion’s agent, Paul Kinzer, told TSN […]
The Republican Nov 29, 2016
Boston Red Sox-MLB rumors: Did Yoenis Cespedes set the market for Edwin Encarnacion to sign in the next week?

Boston Red Sox-MLB rumors: Did Yoenis Cespedes set the market for Edwin Encarnacion to sign in the next week?

Edwin Encarnacion has belted 56 more homers than Yoenis Cespedes, stroked 33 more extra-base hits, scored 45 more runs and driven in 97 runs over the past five years.
Newark Star-Ledger Nov 28, 2016
MLB rumors: Yankees in the mix for Edwin Encarnacion?

MLB rumors: Yankees in the mix for Edwin Encarnacion?

An opposing general manager believes the Yankees are among teams chasing Edwin Encarnacion.
New York Post Nov 26, 2016

How Yankees roster should look if they stick to Hal’s plan

The Yankees are at mile 22 of the 26-mile rebuild marathon. They should finish that race. If Hal Steinbrenner were providing both unlimited funds and approval of trading the best prospects then, sure, sign Aroldis Chapman and Edwin Encarnacion and trade whatever is necessary for Chris Sale. But the Yankees owner is not providing that...
Full Count | WEEI Nov 21, 2016

Edwin Encarnacion reportedly offered ‘about’ $80 million deal from Blue Jays

The Blue Jays are becoming an intriguing part of this offseason. According to Jon Heyman to FanRag.com, the Jays offered Edwin Encarnacion a four-year deal worth “about” $80 million prior to signing Kendrys Morales to his three-year, $33 million deal. Even with the signing of Morales, Heyman reports that the Blue Jays remain interested in […]
MetsBlog Nov 21, 2016

Edwin Encarnacion turned down $80 million from Blue Jays

Free-agent 1B-DH Edwin Encarnacion turned down a four-year, $80 million deal from the Blue Jays, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag.
Toronto Sun Nov 18, 2016
Encarnacion talks 'ongoing' as Blue Jays confirm Kendrys Morales signing

Encarnacion talks 'ongoing' as Blue Jays confirm Kendrys Morales signing

The Toronto Blue Jays’ signing of Kendrys Morales doesn’t necessarily spell the end of Edwin Encarnacion’s time in Toronto, but it definitely lowers the odds of the popular free- agent slugger returning next year.
MLB offseason 2016: Best spots for top free agent Edwin Encarnacion

MLB offseason 2016: Best spots for top free agent Edwin Encarnacion

Encarnacion, who has averaged 39 homers and 110 RBIs the last five years is heavily sought after in the free agent market.

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