This year's Father's Day in New York was memorable thanks to Jerar Encarnacion. A grand slam was the first hit.
Jerar Encarnacion- Father's Day
New York's Seth Lugo, a reliever, left a fastball at the plate in the seventh inning against the Mets at Citifield.
Jerar Encarnacion- New York Seth Lugo
Encarnacion, a right-handed hitter, lined it the other direction to give Miami a 4-1 lead.
Jerar Encarnacion- Right Handed Hitter
Encarnacion was the fifth MLB player to hit a grand slam, and interestingly, the second Marlin (Jeremy Hermida, 2005).
Jerar Encarnacion- First MLB Player
After playing 26 games at Triple-A Jacksonville, Encarnacion was called up to Miami on Friday.
Jerar Encarnacion- 26 Games at Triple Game
He started the season at Double A Pensacola where he was able to slash.358/.427/.583.
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Jerar Encarnacion- Season Double A
Encarnacion was signed by the Marlins out of Dominican Republic in 2015. He was unable to keep up with the majors.
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Jerar Encarnacion- Signed by the Marlins
Jerar Encarnacion, a Marlins prospect, put together a Major League debut that was unlike anything he had ever seen.
Jerar Encarnacion- Major League Debuts
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