Cleveland Indians designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion won't star - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Cleveland Indians designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion won't start game 3

Encarnacion won't start game three.(AP Photo/Phil Long). Encarnacion won't start game three.(AP Photo/Phil Long).
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Cleveland Indians designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion won't start game three against the New York Yankees, but he might play in the game.

According to the Indians Twitter post, he is feeling much better.

The designated hitter left game two of the American League Division Series after he sprained his right ankle.

The injury happened in the bottom of the first inning.

Encarnacion was heading to third base during a Jay Bruce line drive, but had to return to second.

As Encarnacion headed back to the bag, he rolled his ankle.

While leaving the field Encarnacion could not put any weight on his right foot.

Cleveland 19 sports photographer Dan Wagner saw Encarnacion leaving the tunnel with his ankle in a boot, he was using crutches for support.

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