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Edwin secures 4th straight 100-RBI season

Indians slugger reaches benchmark for 6th time overall
September 24, 2018

CLEVELAND -- Indians slugger Edwin Encarnacion picked up his 100th RBI of the season on Sunday night, sparking a three-run rally in the fourth inning of the Tribe's 4-3 win over the Red Sox at Progressive Field.Cleveland's designated hitter lined a deep run-scoring single into the left-center-field alley off a

CLEVELAND -- Indians slugger Edwin Encarnacion picked up his 100th RBI of the season on Sunday night, sparking a three-run rally in the fourth inning of the Tribe's 4-3 win over the Red Sox at Progressive Field.
Cleveland's designated hitter lined a deep run-scoring single into the left-center-field alley off a 91.6-mph sinker from Red Sox starter Hector Velazquez, plating Michael Brantley, who led off the inning with a sharp single into center.
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The hit secured Encarnacion's fourth consecutive season with at least 100 RBIs, and his sixth overall. In 2016, his last season with the Blue Jays, Encarnacion set his career high with a Major League-leading 127 RBIs.
Encarnacion joins Rockies All-Star Nolan Arenado as the only active players with 100-plus RBIs in each of the last four seasons.
"As long as he stays healthy, you can pretty much pen and ink it in that he's going to get 100 RBIs," manager Terry Francona said. "He does it every year. That's what he brings. It's nice knowing that going into a year."

Casey Harrison is a reporter for MLB.com based in Cleveland. You can follow him on Twitter @Casey_Harrison1.