Encarnacion hits DL; Seager to fill in at ASG
07/07/2014 5:10 PM
07/07/2014 5:19 PM
(SportsNetwork.com) - The timing of Edwin Encarnacion's injury freed up a spot on the American League All-Star roster, and Seattle third baseman Kyle Seager was named as his replacement on Monday.
Encarnacion was selected as a reserve to the AL squad after hitting a whopping 26 home runs with 70 RBI this season, but the Blue Jays first baseman was placed on the disabled list Monday with a right quadriceps strain.
The slugger is expected to be sidelined up to a month due with the injury.
Seager is hitting .274 with 13 home runs, 59 RBI and 21 doubles this year.
The All-Star Game will be played at Target Field on Tuesday, July 15th.
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