The Presidential Daily Brief

intriguing

  1. Cleveland Indians Progressive Field shutterstock 123215728

    Indians Land Slugger Edwin Encarnación

    Cleveland rocks again. The reported three-year, $65 million deal sends the first baseman to the defending AL champions. Encarnación, 33, batted .263, whacked 42 homers and drove in 127 runs last year for Toronto, which lost to Cleveland in the ALCS. He joins an offense that ranked fifth in the majors — and came incredibly close to a World Series title before falling to the Cubs. But the signing of one of baseball’s most consistent power hitters may send burly Indians first baseman Mike Napoli packing back to the Rangers.

This story is part of The Presidential Daily Brief

view full edition