Edwin Encarnacion is a Dominican pro baseball first baseman as well as a designated hitter who is also a free agent. In addition to that, he had also played in the Major League Baseball for Cincinnati Reds where he was primarily a 3rd baseman as well as for the Toronto Blue Jays.
Now, let us find some more details related to the bio of Encarnacion that has been obtained from different sources. He is the native of La Romana, Dominican Republic. He came into this world on 7th January of the year 1983 which has now made him reach at the age of 33. He is the son of Mireya Rivera and Elpidio Encarnacion who is a track and field coach.
Edwin was born as the 3rd child among the four children to his parents. He also has twelve half-siblings via his father. Edwin split his time as the high school student between his hometown and Puerto Rico after his dad took a job to coach at the Puerto Rican College. The Puerto Rican residence of him made him eligible for Major League Baseball Draft.
Encarnacion was selected by the Texas Rangers in the 9th round of 2000 Major League Baseball Draft and then he signed with them. On 15th June of 2001, he was traded to Cincinnati Reds in exchanged for the pitcher Rob Bel. It was on 24th June of 2005 when he made his Major League Baseball debut and played in 69 games. He also finished with .232 batting average, 9 home runs, and 31 runs batted in.
Later, Encarnacion along with the right-handed pitchers Zach Stewart and Josh Roenicke was traded to Toronto Blue Jays for Scott Rolen on 31st July of 2009. During 2009 season, he played 42 games for Blue Jays and batted .240 with 8 home runs and 23 RBIs.
Edwin Encarnacion is one of the most popular and loved celebrity on the television screen whom we’ve been knowing and seeing daily. Some of you may also be the fan of him since a long time as well as some of you may also love to access some other news related to him. Some of us may also have the information regarding his transfer, personal life, as well as the professional career from different gossip pages, newspaper, and magazines. Encarnacion has been active in this field since years and during these periods, he has already gained numbers of fans in his social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. We can also view his interviews on YouTube.
He stands at the height of 6 feet and 1 inches which is 1.85 m that suit his personality. As he was born in the month of January, his zodiac sign is Capricorn. His weight has been recorded as 230 lbs that is 204 kg. He belongs to Dominican nationality. During his career till now, Encarnacion has gained a big amount of the salary and the net worth of him is estimated to be $14 million.