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Jacoby Ellsbury | Outfielder | #22

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (32) / 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 swatted his second home run of the season as the Yankees topped the Athletics 5-4 in their series finale in Oakland on Sunday.
His second inning blast off A's starter Jesse Hahn put the Bombers ahead 2-1. It was the lone hit for Ellsbury in four at-bats, and he was also caught stealing for the first time this season. He has done a nice job as a table-setter atop the Yankees lineup this season, slashing .275/.345/.427 with a pair of homers and 14 RBI. May 22 - 7:47 PM

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Jacoby Ellsbury went 3-for-3 with a double and two walks in the Yankees' 4-2 victory over the Diamondbacks on Wednesday.

More signs of life. Ellsbury is 12-for-30 with four walks, four steals and nine runs scored this month after finishing April at .235/.278/.341 with five steals.
May 19 - 1:25 AM

Jacoby Ellsbury (hip) is back in the Yankees' lineup Sunday.

It will be his first start in over a week, as he's been out with a strained right hip. Ellsbury is sporting a .260/.321/.380 batting line with one homer and nine steals on the season. Chase Headley is getting a day off Sunday, as Ronald Torreyes is at third base.
May 15 - 10:10 AM

Jacoby Ellsbury (hip) is expected to return to the Yankees' lineup on Sunday.

Ellsbury entered Saturday's game as a defensive replacement, which was his first action in over a week. "We knew we had him for defense today," Joe Girardi said Saturday. "You will probably see him for offense tomorrow." Ellsbury has been battling a strained right hip.
May 15 - 9:19 AM

Jacoby Ellsbury (hip) could return to the Yankees' lineup over the weekend.

Ellsbury hasn't played in a week due to a strained right hip, but he's making progress. The Yankees' center fielder is batting .260/.321/.380 with one homer and nine steals on the season. Aaron Hicks has been handling center field in Ellsbury's absence.
May 13 - 9:22 AM

Jacoby Ellsbury tested his hip injury by jogging between first and second on Wednesday.

Ellsbury wasn't truly pushing himself speed-wise, but it is an encouraging sign that he is running again (even in embryonic form). He is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Royals. This will be the fifth straight game he has missed. Aaron Hicks takes over in center while Ben Gamel earns a right field start.
May 11 - 4:17 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury (hip) is out of the Yankees' starting lineup again Tuesday versus the Royals.

Ellsbury has now missed four straight starts with a strained hip muscle. The Yankees are saying a DL trip isn't expected, but he's still likely a couple of days away. Ben Gamel will start in right field Tuesday while Aaron Hicks plays center.
May 10 - 3:35 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury (hip) remains absent from the Yankees' lineup Monday and is not expected to play Tuesday either.

Ellsbury is still battling a strained hip muscle and may need to take a trip to the disabled list it continues to linger. Aaron Hicks is starting in center field and batting second Monday versus the Royals.
May 9 - 3:58 PM

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday that Jacoby Ellsbury (hip) is still sore and will be out of the lineup for a couple of days.

While it can't be completely ruled out, at this point the Yankees don't believe that Ellsbury will require a trip to the disabled list. Aaron Hicks will continue to be the primary beneficiary while Ellsbury is sidelined.
May 7 - 11:22 AM

Jacoby Ellsbury (hip) is not in the Yankees starting lineup against the Red Sox on Saturday.

Ellsbury strained a hip muscle during Friday's game and is being held out as a precaution. Aaron Hicks is starting in his place in center field and will bat second against opposing southpaw David Price.
May 7 - 10:46 AM

Jacoby Ellsbury is considered day-to-day after being diagnosed with a strained hip muscle.

Ellsbury suffered the injury while diving into third base with his second stolen base of the first inning on Friday. He may sit out on Saturday as a precautionary measure, but look for him to return to game action before the end of the weekend.
May 6 - 10:41 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury is heading for an MRI on his right hip after the injury forced him to leave Friday's game against the Red Sox.

While the club is calling the MRI precautionary, given the lengthy history with Ellsbury, it's certainly concerning. Aaron Hicks replaced him in the lineup on Friday and would be in line for extended playing time if Ellsbury lands on the disabled list.
May 6 - 8:43 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury was forced to leave Friday's game against the Red Sox in the first inning with an apparent injury.

Ellsbury delivered a solid weekend's worth of fantasy stats before departing, leading the game off with a walk and deftly swiping second and third base before scoring on a Brian McCann double. It was diving into third base though that he sustained the injury, which could be to his hip. Aaron Hicks replaced him in the Yankees' lineup. Look for an update on Ellsbury's status shortly.
May 6 - 7:42 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury was perfect on Wednesday night, going 3-for-3 with two walks and two stolen bases against the Orioles.

Ellsbury turned back the clocks and reminded us how dynamic he can be on the baseball diamond. He's now hitting .271/.327/.396 with seven stolen bases. Fantasy owners desperately want the power to return, but the 32-year-old is showing that he can still be an effective fantasy player with a good batting average and the potential for 30-plus steals.
May 4 - 11:12 PM

Jacoby Ellsbury singled and smacked a solo homer in Monday's win over the Rangers.

The longball was Ellsbury's first of the season, and it came off a left-hander (Cesar Ramos). The 32-year-old has picked it up at the dish of late, batting .375 over his last six games. Ellsbury also has five stolen bases on the year.
Apr 25 - 11:05 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Austin Romine
1B1Mark Teixeira
2Greg Bird
2B1Starlin Castro
2Ronald Torreyes
3Rob Refsnyder
SS1Didi Gregorius
3B1Chase Headley
LF1Brett Gardner
2Dustin Ackley
3Mat Gamel
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
2Mason Williams
RF1Carlos Beltran
2Aaron Hicks
DH1Alex Rodriguez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2Michael Pineda
3Nathan Eovaldi
4Luis Severino
5CC Sabathia
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Andrew Miller
3Dellin Betances
4Chasen Shreve
5Ivan Nova
6Kirby Yates
7Bryan Mitchell
8James Pazos
9Branden Pinder
10Nick Goody
11Luis Cessa