Edwin Encarnacion shares heartfelt thank you to Blue Jays fans

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For the second year in a row, the Toronto Blue Jays' season ended in an ALCS defeat as the Jays fell to the Cleveland Indians in five games on Wednesday. The home crowd was loud and supportive and very much appreciated by Toronto's 33-year-old designated hitter:

Encarnacion blasted three home runs in the ALDS series against the Rangers but struggled in the ALCS with just four hits in 19 at bats. Coming off another monster season with 42 homers, 127 RBI and a .263/.357/.529 slash line, the free-agent-to-be is going to get paid this offseason, possibly by Toronto, which tried to work out a deal with Edwin in the spring. He's got a bird on his flap and will travel.

 

I have no words to explain my appreciation to all my fans for the support and affection throughout this long season and previous years. I don't think I will ever have better fans than you guys, for motivating us to give our hearts in every pitch and doing it with all our passion to transfer that emotion for each one of you. To all my Teamates we did a great job!!! #ThankYouBlueJaysFans #Encadwin #WalkTheParrot #Ed-Win #Ed-Wing #ComeTogether #OneNation #RealFans #10 #BestEver #LoveCanada No tengo palabras para agradecerles a todos ustedes por manifistarnos tanto apoyo y cariño a Lo largo de toda Esta temporada , no creo JAMAS tener mejores fanaticos que ustedes… Gracias por motivarnos a entregar el corazon en cada Juego, y hacerlo con mucha pasion para llevarle a todos ustedes las mejores emosiones. A todos mis compañeros de @bluejays hicimos Un buen trabajo !!!!#edwingparrot #GraciasBlueJayFans #encadwin #WalkTheParrot #Ed_wing #ComeTogether #OneNation #RealFans #BestEver #LoveCanada

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