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Jacoby Ellsbury | Outfielder | #22

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (33) / 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 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

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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

Jacoby Ellsbury has passed his concussion protocol testing and will be sent out on a rehab assignment soon.

Ellsbury has missed the last month of action with concussion symptoms following a collision with the outfield wall, but he's finally turned a corner. What role he'll have upon activation is up in the air, as Yankees manager Joe Girardi has committed to Aaron Hicks in center field.
Jun 23 - 4:42 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury (concussion) will take full batting practice on Wednesday.

Ellsbury, out since May 24 with a concussion, is finally beginning to make some progress. But it will likely be another week or two before he is cleared to return to the Yankees' active roster. A minor league rehab assignment might be needed.
Jun 20 - 3:57 PM

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Tuesday that Jacoby Ellsbury is still experiencing concussion symptoms.

Girardi landed on the 7-day concussion disabled list on May 24 and began feeling off again after resuming baseball activities in early June. There is currently no timetable for his return.
Jun 6 - 3:55 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury (concussion) has been shut down again due to a recurrence of his headaches.

Ellsbury had hoped to be activated from the disabled list this weekend, instead he'll see a neurologist when the club returns to New York. As of now, there's no estimate on when he'll rejoin the Yankees.
Jun 3 - 12:24 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury (concussion) is unlikely to be activated this weekend.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi had previously left open the possibility, but it doesn't sound like it will happen. Ellsbury is feeling better, though, and a return early next week would seem to be on the table.
Jun 2 - 5:32 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury (concussion) said that he has not been medically cleared to play on Thursday.

Ellsbury is feeling better and took batting practice on Wednesday, but he remains sidelined for the short term. He will be traveling with the Yankees to Toronto for their four-game series which begins on Thursday. A collision with the center field wall landed him on the seven-day concussion disabled list on May 24.
May 31 - 11:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Gary Sanchez
2Austin Romine
1B1Chase Headley
2Tyler Austin
3Garrett Cooper
4Greg Bird
2B1Starlin Castro
2Tyler Wade
SS1Didi Gregorius
2Ronald Torreyes
3B1Todd Frazier
LF1Brett Gardner
CF1Aaron Hicks
2Jacoby Ellsbury
RF1Aaron Judge
DH1Matt Holliday
2Clint Frazier
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2Luis Severino
3Sonny Gray
4CC Sabathia
5Jaime Garcia
6Jordan Montgomery
7Michael Pineda
8Luis Cessa
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Dellin Betances
3David Robertson
4Tommy Kahnle
5Adam Warren
6Chad Green
7Chasen Shreve
8Bryan Mitchell
9Caleb Smith