Edwin Encarnacion

Edwin Encarnacion drops appeal

Edwin Encarnacion drops appeal

Slugger Edwin Encarnacion dropped his appeal of a one-game suspension for making contact with umpire Vic Carapazza and sat out Toronto's final game before the All-Star break, Sunday against Detroit. 

Encarnacion is hitting .267 with a team-high 23 home runs. He leads the majors with 80 runs batted in. 

He was suspended for bumping Carapazza's shoulder after being ejected after the first inning in Toronto’s 19-inning loss to Cleveland on July 1.

Encarnacion was upset for being called out on strikes to end the inning.

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