» September 14, 1998:
In another pitchers duel, the White Sox score twice in the 12th inning, then hold on for a 17–16 win over the Tigers. The teams combine for 41 hits, including five each for Albert Belle of the Sox and rookie OF Juan Encarnacion of the Bengals. Encarnacion also score five runs while driving home 4. Belle and SS Craig Wilson bring home five each for Chicago.
» September 25, 1998:
In the 3rd inning of a 7–5 Tiger win, Toronto starter Woody Williams serves up consecutive homers to Juan Encarnacion and Frank Catalanotto, walks a batter, and tees up another gopher for Tony Clark.
» April 5, 1999: OF Juan Encarnacion homers on the first pitch of the game and P Brian Moehler takes a no–hitter into the 7th inning as the Tigers defeat the Rangers, 11–5. Texas P Mike Morgan sets a major league record by appearing in a game for his 11th team. And Detroit P Masao Kida becomes the first Tokyo–born player to appear in a big league game when he pitches the 8th inning in relief.
» July 24, 2001: The Yankees edge the Tigers, 6–5, despite an 8th inning moon shot by Detroit's Juan Encarnacion, off Ramiro Mendoza, that lands in the 2nd row of the empty blue bleacher seats in left CF. It is believed to be the first ball hit into that area since Yankee Stadium was remodeled in 1976.
» December 11, 2001:
In a swap of outfielders, the Reds send Dmitri Young to the Tigers in exchange for Juan Encarnacion. Cincinnati also gets P Luis Pineda in the deal.
» July 11, 2002:
The Marlins send P Ryan Dempster to the Reds for OF Juan Encarnacion, IF Wilton Guerrero, and minor league P Ryan Snare. Florida then sends OF Cliff Floyd, Guerrero, minor league P Claudio Vargas and $1.5 million to the Expos in exchange for Ps Carl Pavano and Graeme Lloyd, IF Mike Mordecai, and minor leaguer Justin Wayne.
» September 2, 2002:
Braden Looper (1–5) in his 66th relief appearance of the year, extends the Mets home losing streak to 15 in the 12–inning first game of a doubleheader. Florida wins 3–2. Preston Wilson ties the game in the 9th with a home run, and Juan Encarnacion wins it with an RBI double. The Mets take the nitecap, 11–5, overcoming back-to-back home runs in the 2nd by Derrek Lee and Mike Lowell. Mike Piazza drills a pinch 3-run home run. The win snaps the Mets home loss streak at 15 games, a National League record set the 1911 Braves. They last won at home on July 31.