It's the longest hitting streak for the Blue Jays since Scott Rolen had one that lasted 25 games in 2009. The club record belongs to Shawn Green, who went 28 consecutive games with at least one hit in 1999. Toronto's had 13 players record hitting streaks of at least 20 games in franchise history.
"The most important thing is I feel healthy, 100 percent," said Encarnacion, who was battling a sore right shoulder and left-middle-finger injury earlier this year. "That's part of your game. You want to be healthy to do all you can do on the field."
Encarnacion is batting .386 (32-for-83) with seven homers, 10 doubles and 25 RBIs over his last 22 games. He has at least one RBI in five consecutive games and continues to be one of the hottest hitters in baseball.
"I'm just looking for my pitch, try to be aggressive in the strike zone, looking for my pitch," Encarnacion said in reference to the streak. "It has been great, the way I have been seeing the ball the last couple of weeks."
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