Encarnacion to Kane County

EncarnacionBOISE, Idaho – The Boise Hawks, in conjunction with the Chicago Cubs, have announced that outfielder Kevin Encarnacion has been promoted to the Class-A Kane County Cougars.

Encarnacion hit .298 with two home runs, three doubles, and four RBI in 13 games with the Hawks – including an eight-game hitting streak that is the longest in the Northwest League so far this season.

No corresponding roster move has been made.  It marks the first-ever promotion by a Boise player to the new Class-A affiliate of the Cubs.

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