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22 Jacoby Ellsbury CF
Height/Weight: 6-1/195 | Birthdate: 9/11/1983 | Birthplace: Madras, OR | Bats/Throws: L/L | Team: New York | College: Oregon State | MLB Experience: 9 | Salary: $9,000,000 | Owned/Started%: 99/88 | Average Draft Position: 52.93
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Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury leaves Friday's game


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(9/4/2015) An upset stomach caused Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury to be removed from Friday's game, reports Newsday. Ellsbury was 0 for 2 at the plate before leaving the game.

Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury returns to lineup Friday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(8/28/2015) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury was back in the lineup for Friday's contest at Atlanta, reports the Wall Street Journal. Ellsbury was dealing with a bruised right hip, but will hit leadoff and play center field.

Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury might play Friday after MRI comes back clean


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/27/2015) Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury underwent an MRI on his injured right hip, general manager Brian Cashman told ESPN on Thursday. The MRI came back clean, and the Yankees are hopeful Ellsbury will return to the lineup Friday against the Braves.

Ellsbury suffered the injury diving for a baseball Tuesday. He missed Wednesday's game against the Astros.

He is batting .364 with a .491 slugging percentage and .877 OPS in his last 13 games. He has one home run, one triple, two doubles, four RBI, seven runs, two walks, seven strikeous and three stolen bases in that span.


Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury sits Wednesday with sore hip


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(8/26/2015) Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is not in the starting lineup for Wednesday's matchup with the Astros. Ellsbury is dealing with a sore hip, stemming from a first-inning dive in Tuesday's game.

The injury is not considered serious at this point, but it is not yet known when Ellsbury will be able to play.


Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury gets a breather on Wednesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(8/12/2015) Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is not in the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Indians. Ellsbury had started 27 of the 28 games since returning from the disabled list in early July. He has been scuffling at the plate however, batting just .105 (4 for 38) in nine games this month.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that he gave Ellsbury the day off to work on his swing. Brett Gardner will slide over to play center, while Chris Young handles left field on Wednesday.

"He's OK, he's just been struggling and I thought I would just give him a day and let him do some work to see if we can get him back on track," Girardi said. "He's had a rough go of it lately and we really need to get him going, so I thought maybe just give him a day, let him do some work and see if they can iron things out."


Jacoby Ellsbury powers Yankees to victory over division-rival


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(8/6/2015) Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury led his team to victory on Thursday. His seventh-inning solo blast broke a 1-1 tie, en route to the 2-1 win over the Red Sox.

Ellsbury, who went 2 for 4 in the game, had been in a dismal slump coming into the night. He had just six hits in 40 at-bats over his previous eight games, striking out 11 times in that stretch. 

The Yankees will hope the big home run will be the spark Ellsbury needed to break out of his funk at the plate.


Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury (shoulder) returns to lineup Tuesday


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/28/2015) After missing a game because of a shoulder injury, Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is back in the lineup for his team's game against the Rangers on Tuesday.

Ellsbury missed Monday's game after he received treatment on his injured shoulder. He will start in center field and hit out of the leadoff spot.


Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury dealing with shoulder issue


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/27/2015) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury was not in Monday's lineup after receiving treatment on his shoulder, reports MLB.com. Ellsbury was scheduled to rest a game and is expected to return to the lineup Tuesday.

Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury homers, records four RBI in win


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/23/2015) Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury went 3 for 4 with a double, a home run and four RBI in his team's win over the Orioles on Thursday.

Ellsbury is hitting .461 with five hits, three doubles, a home run and four RBI over his last three games.

"I think the All-Star break, in a sense, probably hurt him," manager Joe Girardi said, per MLB.com. "He had only played four or five games, and he had another four days off. Now that we're playing every day, he probably feels more comfortable."


Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury blasts off for first time since April


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/11/2015) If Yankees leadoff hitter Jacoby Ellsbury is rusty coming off a seven-week absence due to a sprained knee, one can only imagine the terror he will give opposing pitchers when he gets back in the groove.

Ellsbury has hit in four straight since his return, including a loss to Boston on Saturday in which he singled twice and homered. The solo blast in the sixth was his first since April 24. He scored after his hit in the eighth inning.

He his 6-for-17 since his comeback and his slash line now rests at .327/.410/.388.


Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury drives in two runs during Thursday's win


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(7/9/2015) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury only had one hit Thursday, but he drove in two runs during the 6-2 win over the Athletics.

Ellsbury drove in the two runs in the fourth inning when he hit a single off Jesse Chavez, which scored Stephen Drew and Cole Figueroa. It was his only hit in four at-bats during the contest.

Thursday's game was just his second since returning from disabled list with a knee injury. He is 2 for 8 in the two games since his return.


Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury returns to lineup on Wednesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/8/2015) Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is back from the disabled list and is in the starting lineup on Wednesday against the A's. Ellsbury has been out since suffering a sprained knee in the middle of May.

He'll be back in center field and is leading off for the Yankees on Wednesday. 


Yankees' skipper confirms Jacoby Ellsbury's return on Wednesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/7/2015) Yankees manager Joe Giardi said he expects center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury to return from the disabled list on Wednesday. Girardi echoed the comments made by general manager Brian Cashman on Monday, stating the Ellsbury would be activated on Wednesday.

Ellsbury, who has been down with a knee injury since May 19, had been struggling before landing on the DL. Over his last 10 games, he's batting .200 with one extra-base hit. He does sport a nice .324 batting average for the season.


Cashman: Jacoby Ellsbury expected to come off DL on Wednesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/6/2015) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury will be activated from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, general manager Brian Cashman said Monday, per the New York Post. He has been sidelined since May 20 due to a sprained knee.

Ellsbury was scratched from a rehab game Monday for Class A Tampa due to poor field conditions. He did participate in a simulated game Monday and will do the same Tuesday.

He has played four games on a rehab assignment with Tampa, batting .154 (2 for 13) with one run and one strikeout.


Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury returns to rehab assignment on Saturday


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(7/5/2015) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury returned to the field on Saturday, continuing a minor league rehab stint at Class A Tampa. 

Ellsbury is on the disabled list with a sprained knee. He started a rehab assignment with Tampa on Tuesday but was shut down with soreness after two games. 

After sitting out Thursday and Friday, Ellsbury returned to the Tampa lineup on Saturday. He led off and played center. Ellsbury went 0 for 3. He's scheduled to play for Tampa again on Sunday.


Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury (knee) scratched from rehab game


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(7/2/2015) Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was scratched from the Tampa Yankees's lineup on Thursday, as he temporarily put the brakes on his rehab assignment. Ellsbury, who is recovering from a sprained knee, was able to play in the field on Wednesday after being rested on Tuesday.

Despite being scratched, the Yankees aren't overly worried about Ellsbury's progress, the New York Post reports.

"He is going through a spring-training-game-like-progression with all the sprints, and … slowly getting his legs back. All good," general manager Brian Cashman said. "We will see him soon after we finish him off properly."

Ellsbury will not be activated on Friday, according to ESPN.com. There is currently no updated timetable for his return to the big club.


Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury might come off DL on Friday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/2/2015) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury (knee) will play one more rehab game Thursday before the team decides if he is ready to come off the disabled list, according to ESPN.

"He feels ready to go," Brian Cashman said Thursday morning. "If it were 100 percent up to him, then he would be in the lineup on Friday."

Ellsbury, who has been sidelined since late May, is currently rehabbing with Class A Tampa. He is 1 for 6 (.167) with one strikeout through his first two games. 

The Yankees will open a three-game series against the Rays on Friday.


Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury returns to lineup for second rehab game


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(7/1/2015) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury will be in the lineup for his second rehab game with Class-A Tampa on Wednesday, per MLB.com.

Ellsbury was held out of Tuesday's game because he was suffering from "general fatigue" in both of his legs. He is on the 15-day disabled list with a knee injury.


Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury held out of minor league rehab game


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/30/2015) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury was scratched from what would have been the second game of his minor league rehab assignment. 

Ellsbury is on the 15-day disabled list with a knee injury that has kept him out since May 19. He began his rehab at Class A Tampa on Monday. He was scheduled to play on Tuesday but was held out. 

Ellsbury is suffering from "general fatigue" in both legs, manager Joe Girardi said, per the Daily News. The team is hopeful he'll play on Wednesday. 


Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury goes hitless in rehab assignment Monday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6/29/2015) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury went 0 for 3 at the plate during a rehab assignment game Monday for the team's Class A affiliate. He also struck once and only saw action as a designated hitter.

Ellsbury has been dealing with a knee injury which has kept him out since May 19. Monday was his first rehab game since suffering the injury. He could return to the Yankees as early as Friday depending on how the rehab assignment goes.

"The big thing is that he feels that he's ready," manager Joe Girardi said, per MLB.com. "He's going to know better than we are. We could say needs to play such and such days, and then then he'll say he's not ready, or he's ready before, so let's just get through these three to four days and go from there."


Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury to start Class A rehab assignment Monday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6/29/2015) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury will begin his rehab assignment Monday for the team's Class A affiliate, according to the Class A team.

Ellsbury has been sidelined since May 19 with a knee injury. He could return to the Yankees as early as Friday depending on how the rehab assignment goes.


Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury starting rehab assignment this week


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/28/2015) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury has reported to Tampa and will begin a minor league rehab assignment this week, the team announced.

Ellsbury has been on the disabled list since May 19 with a knee injury. If the rehab stint goes well, he could return to the Yankees as soon as Friday.

“Our plan is to see how he feels tomorrow and then we’ll go from there,” Joe Girardi said, per the New York Daily News. “A lot of it is going to depend on where he’s at tomorrow after these last two days.

“We felt definitely better about it today. The key is how he feels tomorrow when he wakes up, see if he's a player.”


Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury could be cleared for rehab assignment next week


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(6/26/2015) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury will work out for the team's training staff before Saturday' game in Houston, per MLB.com.

Assuming Ellsbury passes his workout test, he could be cleared for a minor league rehab assignment. 

Ellsbury has been on the disabled list since May 19 with a knee injury. 


Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury (knee) remains without timetable


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/25/2015) It's been a little more than a month since Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury has been on the shelf with a knee sprain. Yet he still does not have a date for a minor-league rehab assignment.

"He's still not there yet," manager Joe Girardi said, per MLB.com. "We need to get him to run 100 percent before we feel comfortable sending him out on a short rehab."

Ellsbury has not played since May 19, the game in which he injured his knee by getting his spikes caught in the batter's box in Washington, DC. The Yankees want Ellsbury to be able to run without limitations before starting his rehab assignment.

"You want to see him turn it loose, be able to feel good the next day and say there are no issues," Girardi said. "What you don't want is where you could take maybe three more days as opposed to a guy going out and getting hurt again, then you're back to square one, in a sense. We just have to make sure he's ready."


Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury fine after full BP Friday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/19/2015) Yankees shelved center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury provided encouragement Friday by taking full batting practice and yanking several balls into the right-field seats, per NJ.com, which further reported that he walked without a limp after the session.

Ellsbury has been out for a month with a knee injury.

The recent development was duly noted by Joe Girardi, who had said Tuesday that Ellsbury was not ready to run and that his progress remained slower than what the club would have liked.

"I thought he looked better," Girardi said. "He used his spikes when he hit in the dirt today and that's how he got hurt. So I thought he swung the bat well. I thought he ran a lot better. He's definitely progressing the way we want."

Ellsbury boasted a slash line of .324/.412/.372 before going down.