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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: 8 | Salary: $9,000,000 | Owned/Started%: 100/99 | Average Draft Position: 27.17
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Jasoby Ellsbury helps down Red Sox


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(1:29 am ET) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury finished off a strong series against his former teammates Thursday, in a 14-5 win over the Red Sox.

Ellsbury provided some run production out of the leadoff spot, driving in three runs while batting 3 for 6. He scored once while adding a walk, and finished the series against the Red Sox with  thee runs scored and five RBI as the Yankees won two out of three.  

Ellsbury has been everything the Yankees could hope for since signing this ofseason> He is hitting .337/.391/.482 with 13 runs scored and eight stolen bases in 22 games. 


Jacoby Ellsbury calls calf wrap 'maintenance'


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(4/23/2014) Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury had his calf wrapped Tuesday night, which brought to mind his absence for two weeks from spring training with a tight right calf.

Ellsbury, however, told the Newark Star-Ledger that the calf wrap merely served as "maintenance."


Jacoby Ellsbury picks up three hits Tuesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(4/8/2014) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury managed three hits Tuesday against the Orioles. 

Ellsbury was a thorn in Baltimore's side early, picking up all three hits in his first three at-bats. He singled and scored a run in the first, singled again in the third and hit a leadoff double in the fifth. 

Ellsbury grounded out in his final appearance. He was replaced by Ichiro Suzuki in the field in the ninth inning.


Jacoby Ellsbury remains in the three spot Monday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(4/7/2014) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury will hit third again Monday. 

Ellsbury was thrust into the role Sunday, going 1 for 5 with one RBI. Ellsbury has hit leadoff in every other game this year. It appears he'll get more time to show what he can do in the middle of the order. Ellsbury will take on Ubaldo Jimenez Monday.


Jacoby Ellsbury bats third Sunday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/6/2014) For the first time in his Yankees career, outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury hit third in the team's lineup Sunday against the Rays.

All 16 of Ellsbury's at-bats coming into Sunday had been from the leadoff spot, where he is hitting .375 (6 for 16) with two doubles, three runs and three stolen bases.


Jacoby Ellsbury gets some rest Thursday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(4/3/2014) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury got a planned day off Thursday, in the team's series finale against the Astros. Manager Joe Girardi told MLB.com the decision was made after Ellsbury missed long stretches of the spring schedule due to a calf injury.

"Ells didn't play a lot the last couple of weeks of Spring Training," Girardi said. "I'm going to guard against overplaying him early."

Ellsbury will likely continue to get scheduled days off, but should be back in the lineup Friday against the Blue Jays.


Jacoby Ellsbury sits out Thursday game against Astros


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(4/3/2014) The Yankees are giving center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury a rest Thursday. He will not be in the starting lineup as his team tries to avoid an embarrassing sweep in Houston to start the season.

Ellsbury, who dealt with a calf injury this spring, is hitless in seven at-bats. His absence is likely the result of Joe Girardi avoiding overworking him early in the year.


Jacoby Ellsbury plays six innings in minor-league game Friday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/28/2014) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury went 2 for 5 at the plate and played six innings in center field during a minor-league game Friday.

"I felt pretty good," Ellsbury told MLB.com. "I played it like a normal game, busting it out of the box. I played like I normally would."

Ellsbury could have played in the team's game against the Marlins Friday night, but the Yankees wanted him to get work in the morning game due to weather concerns. It appears that his calf injury won't sideline him for the regular-season opener.


Jacoby Ellsbury working way back from calf problem


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(3/28/2014) Yankees center fielder and newcomer Jacoby Ellsbury is set to return from a calf ailment for a minor league game Friday.

He might participate in another one Saturday instead of the final major league exhibition clash because that would allow the team to place him on the disabled list for 10 days retroactively if he suffers a setback, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.

Either way, Ellsbury is expected to participate in the season opener Tuesday in Houston.


Yankees concerned about Jacoby Ellsbury reinjuring calf


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(3/27/2014) The Yankees have some concern about outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury reinjuring his calf, according to nj.com.

That's the reason Ellsbury has been playing in the minors recently. If he happens to reinjure himself, the club can backdate his disabled list stint so he doesn't miss much time early in the season. There's still a chance Ellsbury will play in a major-league spring training game Friday or Saturday, but the team hasn't made that decision at this time. Ellsbury has received positive reviews during his minor-league appearances, and the team is likely being cautious with their big ticket acquisition.


Jacoby Ellsbury could return to major-league action Friday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/26/2014) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury played in a minor-league game for the second consecutive day Wednesday and is scheduled to play in the minors again Thursday before potentially returning for Friday's game against the Marlins, MLB.com reports.

"I think he will be ready [for Opening Day], as long as he's feeling good and he's healthy," general manager Brian Cashman said.

Ellsbury played five innings in center field Wednesday and looks to be on track to make it back for the regular-season opener after dealing with a sore calf for the past two weeks.


Jacoby Ellsbury declares himself ready


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(3/25/2014) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury declared himself ready to go after a minor-league game Tuesday, according to the New York Daily News

Ellsbury received six at-bats during a minor-league game, and said he doesn't think he'll have a problem being ready for opening day. He's been dealing with a calf injury in recent weeks. Ellsbury hit .298/.355/.426 in 577 at-bats last year.


Jacoby Ellsbury to DH Tuesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/24/2014) Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury (calf) will return to the spring lineup Tuesday as the team's DH, per ESPN.

Jacoby Ellsbury not sure if he will play Tuesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/23/2014) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury said Sunday he continues to feel "much better," per ESPN. However, he doesn't know if he will return from a calf injury Tuesday, which is his expected return date.

Yankees target Tuesday for Jacoby Ellsbury's return


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/21/2014) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury has a target return of Tuesday, MLB.com reports.

The team was hoping Ellsbury, who is sidelined with a calf injury, could return this weekend, but that appears unlikely to happen. He remains day-to-day.


Yankees hope Jacoby Ellsbury is back this weekend


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/20/2014) Yankees manager Joe Girardi said outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury underwent a precautionary MRI on his right calf Thursday afternoon and the results came back negative. Ellsbury is expected to take batting practice Friday and the team hopes he can play over the weekend.

Missed BP result of Yanks giving Jacoby Ellsbury calf rest


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(3/20/2014) The Yankees are merely giving Jacoby Ellsbury a bit more time to recover from a right calf ailment, which is why he skipped batting practice and left camp Thursday, per the New York Post. He is considered day-to-day.

Jacoby Ellsbury misses batting practice and bolts


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(3/20/2014) Yankees outfielder and leadoff hitter Jacoby Ellsbury was scratched from scheduled batting practice Thursday and left the park, MLB.com has reported. He has been dealing with a calf injury, but there has been no explanation for his absence.

Ellsbury has not played in a game since Saturday.


Jacoby Ellsbury getting more time off


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/18/2014) Yankees manager Joe Girardi said outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury (calf) will not play Wednesday or Thursday. He added the Yankees won't return Ellsbury to the spring lineup until a day or two after he says he's OK to play.

Jacoby Ellsbury to hit in batting cage Monday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/17/2014) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury (calf) will hit in the batting cage Monday, according to Newsday. However, manager Joe Girardi doesn't expect him to play Tuesday against the Red Sox.

Jacoby Ellsbury scratched with calf issue


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(3/16/2014) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury has been scratched from Sunday's lineup due to a calf issue, according to the YES Network.

Ellsbury is dealing with some tightness in his calf. The move is considered precautionary, and the injury is not considered to be serious. Ellsbury was expected to leadoff and play center. He hit .298/.355/.426 in 577 at-bats last year.


Jacoby Ellsbury reaches base three times in spring debut


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(2/26/2014) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury made his first appearance in pinstripes during Wednesday's spring opener against the Pirates and had a pretty successful debut. Ellsbury reached base all three times before being lifted in the bottom of the fifth inning.

Ellsbury, who signed a $153 million, seven-year contract with New York in the offseason, walked twice and had an infield single Wednesday. He also recorded two runs.


New Yankees to debut Wednesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(2/25/2014) Yankees catcher Brian McCann and outfielders Carlos Beltran and Jacoby Ellsbury could see their first spring action Wednesday, according to nj.com.

All three players are set to make the trip to Bradenton, where the Pirates spring facility is located. If they are going on the trip, it's likely all three will get playing time. Ivan Nova is expected to make the start. 

Beltran, Ellsbury and McCann all signed with the club during the offseason, and are making their debut with the team.


Jacoby Ellsbury to hit leadoff for Yankees


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(2/18/2014) Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury said the compression fracture he suffered in his right foot late last season has fully healed and he expects no restrictions this spring. Ellsbury also said manager Joe Girardi told him he has been officially tabbed as the team's leadoff hitter and center fielder.

Yankees sign Jacoby Ellsbury to seven-year deal


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/3/2013) The Yankees have come to terms with free agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury on a seven-year deal worth $153 million on Tuesday, according to the New York Daily News. The deal is pending a physical.

Ellsbury batted .298 with five home runs and 53 RBI in 577 at-bats last season in Boston. He spent his first seven years with the Red Sox and owned a .297/.350/.439 slash line over that span. He is expected to move to center field, with Brett Gardner moving to left field.