Edwin Encarnacion sitting for New York in ALCS Game 5 on Friday
New York Yankees infielder Edwin Encarnacion is not the lineup for Game 5 of the ALCS against the Houston Astros on Friday.
Encarnacion will sit for the first time this series. He is being replaced in the designated hitter role by Giancarlo Stanton who is batting cleanup versus right-hander Justin Verlander and the Astros.
Encarnacion is batting .067 in the ALCS with 1 hit in 15 at-bats.
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