-LancasterAnd, some good news...
Edwin Encarnacion has been named National League player of the week for Aug. 7-13.
Encarnacion hit .440 (11-25) with a double, four home runs and eight RBIs last week. His 24 total bases and .960 slugging percentage last week led the NL. He currently has a career-high 10-game hitting streak.
Encarnacion is the second Reds player to take P.O.W. honors this year. Brandon Phillips did it April 17-23.