Boston Red Sox
2015 Avg.
.358
 
Career Avg.
.295
Name  Jacoby Ellsbury
Born  9/11/1983
Height  6-1
Weight  195
Number  22
Position  CF
Bats  L
Throws  L
5/5/2015 10:09:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs in the, 6-3, victory over the Blue Jays on Tuesday.
Insight: Ellsbury singled in a run in the second and then scored on Mark Teixeira's home run. He is hitting .358 with one home run and four RBI this season.
 
4/28/2015 10:17:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury had three singles and scored two runs as New York beat Tampa Bay, 4-2.
Insight: Ellsbury scored in the first and fifth innings. He is batting .308 with one home run, three RBI and 16 runs in 78 at-bats this season.
 
4/27/2015 3:30:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Mets, but is in Monday's lineup versus the Rays.
Insight: He tested out his hip during pregame warmups on Sunday, but was not ready to return. But he was obviously close. He's batting .282 with a home run and 14 runs scored.
 
4/27/2015 10:33:00 AM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Mets, but is expected to return for Monday's game versus the Rays.
Insight: He tested out his hip during pregame warmups on Sunday, but was not ready to return. But he was obviously close. He's batting .282 with a home run and 14 runs scored.
 
4/26/2015 4:55:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Mets.
Insight: He tested out his hip during pregame warmups, but is not ready to return. Chris Young will start in center and bat second.
 
4/25/2015 7:58:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury left Saturday's game with hip tightness according to MLB.com.
Insight: Ellsbury was 0-for-3 before he left in the eighth. Manager Joe Girardi said he hopes Ellwbury can still play on Sunday.
 
4/23/2015 4:24:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury scored both of the team's runs during Thursday's victory versus Detroit.
Insight: He went 1-for-2 with a double and two walks. Ellsbury also stole a base and is now hitting .286 on the season.
 
4/22/2015 11:00:00 AM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is 16-for-49 with seven extra-base hits and five stolen bases against Tigers ace David Price.
Insight: Ellsbury is slashing .327/.353/.551 versus Price in his career. No need to sit him despite Price on the mound.
 
4/13/2015 11:10:00 AM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is 6-for-13 (.462) against Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen.
Insight: Ellsbury and Brett Gardner could make a solid one-two punch on Monday as Gardner is a .357 hitter versus Chen.
 
4/11/2015 11:37:00 AM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: Ellsbury went all 19 innings and seven hours Friday night (2-for-9) so this isn't a big surprise. He should be back Sunday.
 
4/8/2015 10:12:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury had a nice game Wednesday versus Toronto.
Insight: He went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and two walks. Ellsbury is hitting .333 on the young season.
 
4/6/2015 9:58:00 AM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is a career .455 hitter (5-of-11) against Blue Jays starter Drew Hutchison.
Insight: Sure, all five hits were singles, but he's also stolen a pair of bases off the right-hander without being caught.
 
3/26/2015 3:56:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury (oblique) is expected to resume playing in exhibition games on or around March 31.
Insight: This is a good sign, and should allow ellsbury to be ready for Opening Day. Stay tuned.
 
3/18/2015 6:47:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury will not play the next seven days due to an oblique strain according to the NY Daily News.
Insight: An MRI on Wednesday revealed the minor strain. This type of injury can sometimes land players on the 15-day disabled list. Ellsbury will likely not play much until Opening Day.
 
3/17/2015 4:22:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is dealing with an abdominal strain, according to manager Joe Girardi.
Insight: He is being considered day-to-day, and should be in any danger of missing Opening Day.
 
9/23/2014 8:53:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury exercised lightly on Tuesday.
Insight: Doctors, however, have not cleared him to resume baseball activities. He still hopes to return at some point this week.
 
9/20/2014 10:40:00 AM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury left Friday's game against the Blue Jays with a strained right hamstring and according to manager Joe Girardi could be shut down for the remainder of the season.
Insight: Girardi called it a "distinct possibility," according to a Wallace Matthews tweet. The outfielder is hitting .271 with 16 home runs, 70 RBI, 71 runs scored and 39 stolen bases this year.
 
9/19/2014 9:53:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury left Friday's game against the Blue Jays with a strained right hamstring and is set to undergo an MRI to determine the severity of the injury according to Anthony McCarron of the New York Daily News.
Insight: Before leaving, Ellsbury was 2-for-3 with a double, home run and three RBI. The outfielder is hitting .271 with 16 home runs, 70 RBI and 39 stolen bases this year.
 
9/18/2014 2:39:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is 5-for-12 (.417) in his career against Blue Jays pitcher R.A. Dickey.
Insight: He also has a double, RBI and steal off the knuckleballer. Ellsbury is hitting .271 with 15 home runs and 67 RBI this year.
 
9/11/2014 1:07:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is 3-for-16 (.188) with a solo home run against Rays starter Alex Cobb.
Insight: Cobb has arguably been the best pitcher in baseball, along with Clayton Kershaw, after the All-Star break. It would be unwise to start any Yankee, besides maybe Michael Pineda, on Thursday.