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Jacoby Ellsbury | Outfielder | #22

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (34) / 9/11/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 195
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Oregon State
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (23) / BOS
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Jacoby Ellsbury will DH and bat eighth in Game 5 of the ALDS on Wednesday night against the Indians.
The full lineup for New York against Cleveland right-hander Corey Kluber: Brett Gardner LF, Aaron Judge RF, Didi Gregorius SS, Gary Sanchez C, Greg Bird 1B, Starlin Castro 2B, Aaron Hicks CF, Jacoby Ellsbury DH, Todd Frazier 3B. CC Sabathia is the Yankees' starting pitcher for this loser-goes-home game at Progressive Field. Oct 11 - 3:58 PM

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Jacoby Ellsbury is starting in the designated hitter spot and batting eighth for the Yankees in Sunday's ALDS Game 3 against the Indians.

Ellsbury has started three of four playoff games so far for the Yanks, sitting in favor of Chase Headley in Game 1 of the ALDS. Matt Holliday has yet to make an appearance this postseason. The Yankees' full lineup looks like this: Brett Gardner LF, Aaron Judge RF, Gary Sanchez C, Didi Gregorius SS, Starlin Castro 2B, Greg Bird 1B, Todd Frazier 3B, Ellsbury DH, Aaron Hicks CF.
Oct 8 - 3:16 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury is in the designated hitter spot and batting eighth for the Yankees in Friday's ALDS Game 2 versus the Indians.

Ellsbury started the Wild Card Game against the Twins before going to the bench in favor of Chase Headley in Game 1, but the two have flip-flopped again for Game 2. The Yankees' full lineup is as follows: Brett Gardner LF, Aaron Judge RF, Gary Sanchez C, Didi Gregorius SS, Starlin Castro 2B, Greg Bird 1B, Aaron Hicks CF, Ellsbury DH, Todd Frazier 3B.
Oct 6 - 1:40 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury went 3-for-4 with an RBI, a stolen base and a run scored in a win over the Orioles on Saturday.

He doubled and scored on a Greg Bird homer in the fourth inning, then laced an RBI single in the fifth frame. The aging outfielder has a .264 batting average with seven home runs, 39 RBI, 58 runs and 19 stolen bases in 100 games.
Sep 16 - 8:21 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury reached base three times and drove in a couple runs Tuesday in Baltimore.

Ellsbury plated the final two runs in what was a six-run third inning for the Yankees. It had looked like that was going to be enough, but the Orioles charged back and won on a Manny Machado walk-off blast. Ellsbury has reached base 12 times over his last five games.
Sep 6 - 12:58 AM

Jacoby Ellsbury homered and plated four runs on Saturday, powering the Yankees to a 6-3 victory over the Mariners.

Ellsbury got the Yankees on the board with a run-scoring single in the second inning then crushed a three-run blast off of Yovani Gallardo in the fourth inning, breaking the game open. He finished the day 2-for-4 and is now hitting .241/.323/.377 with seven homers and 31 RBI.
Aug 26 - 4:51 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run homer Tuesday against the Mets.

It was one of two dingers the Yankees had off of Jacob deGrom, as Gary Sanchez also took the right-hander deep. Ellsbury has now homered in consecutive starts, although his playing time has been cut and will continue to be with Aaron Hicks back from the disabled list.
Aug 15 - 10:54 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury finished 2-for-4 with three RBI in the Yankees' win over the Indians on Sunday.

Ellsbury singled in the top of the fifth inning and hit a bases-clearing three-run triple in the Yankees' five-run sixth inning. It's been a drag of a 2017 season for the well-compensated 33-year-old outfielder, who's still batting just .245/.325/.359. He has 21 RBI in 67 games.
Aug 6 - 4:26 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury is not in the Yankees' lineup Saturday against the Mariners.

This really isn't that newsworthy. Ellsbury hasn't been an everyday player for the Yankees in quite some time and should continue to serve as their fourth outfielder behind starters Clint Frazier, Brett Gardner and Aaron Judge. The 33-year-old has hit .125 with no home runs or RBI since the All-Star break. He's not of much use to fantasy owners anymore.
Jul 22 - 8:22 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury is not in the Yankees' starting lineup for Saturday afternoon's showdown against the Red Sox.

He'll get a breather with all-world left-hander Chris Sale on the hill for the Red Sox. Look for Ellsbury to be back in the lineup for Sunday's series finale.
Jul 15 - 1:05 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury went 1-for-3 and scored a pair of runs as the Yankees rallied to beat the Brewers in the ninth inning on Saturday.

Ellsbury drew a four-pitch walk with one out in theninth inning against Brewers' closer Corey Knebel, then rode home on Clint Frazier's game-winning, three-run blast. The 33-year-old outfielder is slashing .264/.333/.385 with four long balls, 17 RBI and nine swipes in 197 plate appearances this season.
Jul 8 - 4:06 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts Tuesday versus the Blue Jays.

Ellsbury is hitting just .188 (6-for-32) with one extra-base hit (a triple) and three RBI in eight games since returning from the concussion disabled list. The 33-year-old was originally expected to move into a part-time role upon his return, but he’ll see regular playing time until Aaron Hicks makes it back from his oblique injury.
Jul 4 - 4:40 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury went 1-for-3 with a triple, a steal and two runs scored in Thursday's loss to the White Sox.

Ellsbury spent just over a month on the 7-day concussion disabled list, but has looked spirited enough since coming back. The triple on Thursday was his first of the season, the stolen base his ninth. He has scored five runs in his three games played since being activated.
Jun 30 - 2:20 AM

Yankees activated OF Jacoby Ellsbury from the 7-day concussion disabled list.

As expected, Ellsbury will replace the injured Aaron Hicks (oblique) on the active roster. The veteran outfielder went 3-for-8 with two doubles during a brief minor league rehab assignment. He put up a .281/.349/.422 batting line over 39 games prior to suffering a concussion last month.
Jun 26 - 12:31 PM

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said during an appearance on 98.7FM ESPN New York that Jacoby Ellsbury (concussion) is expected to rejoin the team in Chicago.

He'll rejoin the club with Aaron Hicks headed to the disabled list with an oblique injury. Ellsbury has been out since May 24 with a concussion. He was originally expected to see a diminished role upon his return, but he'll be a regular now that Hicks will likely be out around a month.
Source: Brendan Kuty
Jun 26 - 12:22 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Gary Sanchez
2Austin Romine
3Erik Kratz
1B1Greg Bird
2Chase Headley
3Tyler Austin
2B1Starlin Castro
2Tyler Wade
SS1Didi Gregorius
2Ronald Torreyes
3B1Todd Frazier
LF1Brett Gardner
CF1Aaron Hicks
2Jacoby Ellsbury
RF1Aaron Judge
DH1Matt Holliday
2Clint Frazier
3Miguel Andujar
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2Luis Severino
3Sonny Gray
4CC Sabathia
5Jaime Garcia
6Jordan Montgomery
7Luis Cessa
8Michael Pineda
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Dellin Betances
3David Robertson
4Tommy Kahnle
5Adam Warren
6Chad Green
7Chasen Shreve
8Bryan Mitchell
9Giovanny Gallegos
10Ben Heller
11Caleb Smith
12Jonathan Holder
13Domingo German