Blue Jays slugger Encarnacion has surgery for sports hernia

October 27, 2015


Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion has undergone surgery to repair a sports hernia.

Toronto said Tuesday the designated hitter/first baseman is expected to recover in time for spring training.

Encarnacion hit .277 with 39 homers and 111 RBI for the Blue Jays, who lost to Kansas City in the AL Championship Series.