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Still Doubting Encarnacion?

I heard it over and over on talk radio and sports programs about the woes of getting Edwin Encarnacion. I watched him whine in Toronto during the playoffs. 420 more words

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South American Carnival Season

Noisy, colorful and raw, the Carnival of Rio is probably the most known on the planet for its samba schools and its thousands of visitors. But what many do not realise is that all of South America is adorned with their finest colours under the sound of drums throughout the month of February. 598 more words

South America

"Samba, Samba"

Rio knows how to do Carnival the best, but the small town of Encarnacion, Paraguay,  has nothing to envy. According to the locals, the carnival of Encarnacion is much noisier and offers more skin than Rio… according to us it is also much more affordable and less touristy. 553 more words

South America

The Jesuits Missions : Trinidad and Jesus

After our visit of San Ignacio Mini by night, we crossed the border to Paraguay. While waiting on the Carnaval to start, we made our way to Jesuits ruins of… 526 more words

South America

Indian's Newest Slugger Gets Romantic

GOODYEAR, Ariz. – February meant a lot more than spring training to one Cleveland player this year. Edwin Encarnacion, who went from the Blue Jays, to free agency, to the newest member of the Tribe this off-season, proposed to his then-girlfriend Karen Yapport on Valentine’s Day. 162 more words

Indians, Encarnacion Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: Zimbio

The Cleveland Indians and designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion have agreed to a 3-year, $60 million contract agreement.

Encarnacion, 33, has been in the MLB for 12 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. 101 more words


Free Agency Haiku

patiently sits by the phone
and waits for a deal