Jerar Encarnación

Jerar Encarnación

Height/Weight: 6' 5"/239 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Bayaguana, Dominican Republic
College: None
Draft: Undrafted

    Dave Hyde: If Bruce Sherman wants to define new era, Marlins must make trades to make playoffs

    If there’s any lesson to take from the Miami Marlins’ recent run of wins — besides it being more fun to play bad teams — it’s how desperately this roster needs help if they’re thinking playoffs. And if there’s any lesson you can take from the past quarter-century of the Marlins’ ownership — four owners who failed financially while owning the team, including Derek Jeter’s Wolverine plan — it’s an accounting degree comes in handier at their games than peanuts and crackerjack.

  • Fish Stripes

    LISTEN: What a Relief with Steven Okert

    Continuing a series of exclusive interviews with members of the Miami Marlins bullpen, our second guest is left-hander Steven Okert (5:00). He took us through his unorthodox path to becoming a major league setup man, including: Being drafted three separate times MLB debut with Giants Free agent limbo during COVID Working with Tom Koehler as his agent What makes him so effective Always resting on “Sandy Day” Pitching on back-to-back-to-back days Pranks and personalities in Marlins ‘pen Enjoy Epis...

  • New York City News

    Surging Marlins looking to turn tables on Mets

    The New York Mets owned a somewhat comfortable 5 1/2-game lead in the National League East when they took three of four at home against the Miami Marlins more than two weeks ago. New York's lead is significantly less secure as they host the Marlins in the opener of a four-game series on Thursday.The Mets are hoping to pad their lead before heading to Atlanta for a three-game series on Monday.