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Christian Encarnacion-Strand will be up against starting pitcher Jose Berrios on Friday (at 6:40 PM ET) when the Cincinnati Reds play the Toronto Blue Jays at Great American Ball Park.
Game Info and Christian Encarnacion-Strand Props
- Day: Friday, August 18, 2023
- Time: 6:40 PM ET
- TV Channel: Apple TV+
- Hits Prop: Over/under 1 hit (Over odds: -238)
- Home Runs Prop: Over/under 1 home run (Over odds: +500)
- Total Bases Prop: Over/under 2 total bases (Over odds: +140)
Christian Encarnacion-Strand Stats
- Encarnacion-Strand has collected 23 hits this season and has an OBP of .320. He’s slugging .374 on the year.
- He has picked up a hit in 63.0% of his 27 games this year, collecting more than one hit in 22.2% of them.
- In three games this year, he has hit a home run (11.1% of his games). He’s also homered in 3% of his plate appearances.
- Encarnacion-Strand has produced at least one RBI in 29.6% of his games this year (eight of 27), with more than one RBI four times (14.8%). He has also accounted for three or more of his team’s runs in two contests.
Blue Jays Pitching Stats and Rankings
- The 9.4 K/9 rate put together by the Blue Jays pitching staff ranks fourth in MLB.
- The Blue Jays own a 3.73 team ERA that ranks first across all pitching staffs in baseball.
- The Blue Jays rank 18th in baseball in home runs surrendered with 147 (1.2 per game).
- Berrios (9-8) will take to the mound for the Blue Jays and make his 25th start of the season.
- Among qualified major league pitchers this season, the 29-year-old’s 3.53 ERA ranks 23rd, 1.219 WHIP ranks 32nd, and 8.5 K/9 ranks 35th.
Encarnacion-Strand’s recent games
- vs. Guardians on August 16: 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 K, 2 BB
- vs. Guardians on August 15: 1-for-4, 2 K
- at Pirates on August 13: 0-for-5, 2 K
- at Pirates on August 13: 1-for-3, 1 RBI, 2 K, 1 BB
- at Pirates on August 11: 0-for-2, 1 K
- vs. Marlins on August 9: 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 K
- vs. Marlins on August 8: 1-for-4, 2 K
- vs. Marlins on August 7: 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 K, 1 BB
- vs. Nationals on August 6: 0-for-4, 3 K
- vs. Nationals on August 5: 0-for-3, 1 K
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