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2015 Avg.
.324
 
Career Avg.
.294
Name  Jacoby Ellsbury
Born  9/11/1983
Height  6-1
Weight  195
Number  22
Position  CF
Bats  L
Throws  L
5/20/2015 3:50:00 PM
Description: New York has placed center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury on the 15-day disabled list due to a right knee sprain.
Insight: Not good. Ellsbury has been injury prone in his career, so this is bad news. There is no definitive timetable yet for his return. In the meantime, Chris Young will likely get most of the starts in the outfield without Ellsbury.
 
5/19/2015 8:26:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury left Tuesday's game with a right knee injury.
Insight: Ellsbury initially stayed in the game, but ended up being removed in the bottom of the fourth. Consider him day-to-day for now.
 
Hot5/12/2015 10:15:00 AM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is a career .667 hitter (10-for-15) versus Rays starter Chris Archer.
Insight: He's played very well this season, batting .341 with six RBI, 25 runs and 11 steals. He should be fresh after getting Monday off.
 
5/11/2015 3:25:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is not in the Monday starting lineup.
Insight: No injury, just a routine day of rest. He's played very well this season, batting .341 with six RBI, 25 runs and 11 steals. brett Gardner will move up one spot into the leadoff position.
 
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.