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Fantasy Update

Jul 28, 2014
Jacoby Ellsbury is not in Monday's lineup against the Rangers.

Betts' catch helped save the day

BOSTON -- Of all the outfield catches Red Sox rookie Mookie Betts has made in his professional career, he said Friday night’s leaping grab on a Jacoby Ellsbury fly ball to the triangle in center ranked as the best he’s ever made. Too bad he could barely remember it after the game. “I don’t really remember what happened,” Betts said. “It just all happened at once -- then I hit the ground and saw the ball in my glove.
Full Count | WEEI 9 hours ago

Jacoby Ellsbury: Jon Lester trade proves unpredictability of baseball business

As baseball players, Jon Lester and Jacoby Ellsbury don’t have much in common. The way they’re built and their position on the field couldn’t make that more obvious. The former is a big, powerful starting pitcher known for his humble demeanor and his sneaky, game-changing ability on the mound. The latter is a speedy outfielder better known for his […]
Rotoworld Jul 28, 2014

Ellsbury not in Monday's lineup - Jacoby Ellsbury (OF) New York Yankees

Jacoby Ellsbury is not in Monday's lineup against the Rangers.
KFFL Jul 28, 2014

Yankees | Jacoby Ellsbury resting

Updating a previous report, New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury said he's on a scheduled ...
KFFL Jul 28, 2014

Yankees | Mark Teixeira, Jacoby Ellsbury out of lineup

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (lat) and OF Jacoby Ellsbury are not in the ...

Gardner a steal for the Yankees

NEW YORK -- There was plenty of head-scratching when the Yankees signed Brett Gardner to a four-year, $52 million contract extension back in February, just a couple months after they had signed Jacoby Ellsbury for the next seven years at $153 million. Among the heads being scratched was my own, I must admit. What did the Yankees need Gardner for, I reasoned, when they already had Ellsbury, who was the same type of player, only, according to the numbers, a little bit better?
Columbus Dispatch Jul 21, 2014

Reds let one fall in front of them

NEW YORK (AP) — A miserable weekend for the Cincinnati Reds ended with an embarrassing gaffe. Jacoby Ellsbury got four hits and scored the winning run in the ninth inning on Brian McCann's pop-fly single that dropped near three Reds in shallow right field, giving the New York Yankees a 3-2 victory Sunday.
New York Post Jul 20, 2014

Ellsbury solves Reds’ stud closer, then uses legs to help Yanks win

Facing Cincinnati closer Aroldis Chapman and his 102 mph fastball, the Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury explained, is just as much a mental exercise as physical. “Well, it just lessens your reaction...
Newsday Jul 20, 2014

Jacoby Ellsbury manages to catch up to Aroldis Chapman's heat

The first three pitches Jacoby Ellsbury saw from Reds lefthander Aroldis Chapman came in at 100 mph. The next two reached 102. Three of the next four were at 101.

Ellsbury, McCann beat Chapman's heat

NEW YORK -- Aroldis Chapman is baseball’s premiere flamethrower, possessing a fastball that averages greater than 100 miles per hour. On Sunday, he threw nine pitches to Jacoby Ellsbury, which registered 100, 100, 100, 102, 102, 101, 101, 101 and 101 on the radar gun. But the $153 million man wasn’t intimidated by Chapman’s heat. Leading off the ninth inning of a tie game, Ellsbury stroked an opposite-field single off Chapman, setting the stage for the New York Yankees to complete a three-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds at Yankee Stadium.
Columbus Dispatch Jul 19, 2014

Yankees 4, Reds 3: Two-out runs raise Mike Leake’s ire

NEW YORK (AP) — Two unexpected long balls from Brayan Pena were negated by one costly pitch from Mike Leake. Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run homer off Leake, and the Cincinnati Reds couldn't muster much offense against starter David Phelps and the New York Yankees' bullpen in a 4-3 defeat yesterday night.

Rapid Reaction: Yankees 4, Reds 3

NEW YORK -- The Yankees (48-47) began the second half with a boost by their big free agent signings, Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran and Brian McCann, who provided all the RBIs. Hitting the Els out of it: In the fifth, Ellsbury unlocked a 2-2 game with a two-run homer. It was his seventh of the year. Pitching in: David Phelps continues to pitch well. On Friday, he went 6 1/3, allowing three runs (two earned). He gave up two solo homers among his six hits.
New York Daily News Jul 18, 2014
Jacoby Ellsbury home run lifts Yankees over Reds

Jacoby Ellsbury home run lifts Yankees over Reds

Now this is what the Yankees had in mind. After signing Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran for a combined $283 million this past winter, the Yankees expected the formidable trio to pace the offense on a regular basis.
River Ave. Blues Jul 18, 2014

Mailbag: Morneau, Cardinals, Ellsbury, Prospects

Got ten questions and nine answers for you this week. The best way to send us anything is through the Submit A Tip box in the sidebar. We get a ton of questions each week, so don’t take it personally if we don’t get to yours. Vinny asks: Obviously he’d have to get his at-bats […]Post from: River Ave. Blues A New York Yankees blogMailbag: Morneau, Cardinals, Ellsbury, Prospects The post Mailbag: Morneau, Cardinals, Ellsbury, Prospects appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
New York Daily News Jul 14, 2014
Yankees Insider: Beat-up Jacoby Ellsbury takes swings at DH

Yankees Insider: Beat-up Jacoby Ellsbury takes swings at DH

Jacoby Ellsbury was the Yankees’ DH for Sunday’s series finale against the Orioles at Camden Yards.

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