Jacoby Ellsbury RUMORS & NEWS

  • Greg Bird ready to return to Yankees; Jacoby Ellsbury not as close

    Yardbarker "Aaron Boone recently offered some words of encouragement regarding the imminent return of first baseman Greg Bird to the lineup (h/t Marc Carig of The Athletic). But while Bird’s activation appears to be “around the corner”, news surrounding fellow Yankees hitter Jacoby..." May 19

  • Why Yankees sent Jacoby Ellsbury home from workout

    Newark Star-Ledger "Add one more to the list. Jacoby Ellsbury, who's out battling a right oblique strain, left hip soreness and plantar fasciitis in his right heel, was sent home from workouts because he was sick Monday, Yankees manager Aaron Boone. Ellsbury, making $21 million this year, played in just six..." May 09

  • Jacoby Ellsbury shut down for a ‘couple of days’ with ‘hip thing’

    Newsday "Over the weekend, the Yankees held out at least some hope Jacoby Ellsbury might be able to return this Thursday, the first day he’s eligible to come off the disabled list. That hope was dashed Tuesday as Aaron Boone said the oft-injured veteran, rehabbing in Tampa from the right oblique strain..." April 03

  • Why it sounds like Yankees won't quite rush back Jacoby Ellsbury

    Newark Star-Ledger "Initially, center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was scheduled to make the 90-minute drive to the Yankees' final spring training game. Then the Yankees held him back, not yet wanting him to play consecutive days. Sounds like they won't quite rush their $153-million man back, either. Ellsbury..." March 26

  • Jacoby Ellsbury does more than expected in first return game

    New York Post "Three plate appearances when he was scheduled for two represents progress for Jacoby Ellsbury. It’s not likely going to keep him off the disabled list at the start of the season, but it was the high-priced center fielder’s first game since March 1 thanks to an oblique issue. “It was..." March 23

  • Jacoby Ellsbury likely to start season on DL

    SNY TV "Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury is expected to start the season on the disabled list due to a strained oblique, manager Aaron Boone told reporters on Monday. Ellsbury, who has not appeared in a Grapefruit League game since March 1, sustained the injury two weeks ago. He had began doing..." March 19

  • Why Yankees aren’t panicking over Jacoby Ellsbury uncertainty

    New York Post "If Jacoby Ellsbury starts the season on the disabled list or wearing another uniform, it doesn’t mean the Yankees will take another outfielder to fill the roster spot. “Not necessarily,’’ Aaron Boone said prior to Saturday’s 9-3 loss to the Tigers at Publix Field. “It’s something we will..." March 17

  • Jacoby Ellsbury not certain to be ready by Opening Day

    Fanrag Sports "Jacoby Ellsbury‘s set for his fifth season as a member of the New York Yankees, but he may be making his season debut after Opening Day. The injured oblique the outfielder is dealing with remains a concern. At least, the Yankees are preparing for the possibility he won’t be available against..." March 12

  • Jacoby Ellsbury will be getting some time in left field

    New York Post "Versatility is a big thing with major league clubs and the Yankees are going to look at Jacoby Ellsbury in left field at some point this spring. “We have had that conversation and with all our guys,’’ Aaron Boone said Thursday of the veteran center fielder shifting to his right. “[Aaron] Hicks..." March 02

  • Orioles reportedly have interest in Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Gonzalez

    Larry Brown Sports "After finishing dead last in the American League East last season, the Baltimore Orioles appear to be eyeing a pair of former All-Star outfielders to help reinvigorate their lineup. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reported on Friday that the Orioles may have interest in trading for New York Yankees..." January 29

  • Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury for Rockies' Ian Desmond?

    Newark Star-Ledger "As the baseball offseason becomes more and more about dollars and sense, potential moves and trades could start taking on the feel of salary cap leagues like the NBA and NHL. With Jacoby Ellsbury's long-term albatross handcuffing how the Yankees go about the rest of their winter business,..." January 17

  • Yankees can create payroll flexibility to sign Yu Darvish by trading Jacoby Ellsbury, Clint Frazier to Giants

    New York Daily News "If the Yankees have any hope of trading Jacoby Ellsbury to help pave the way for signing Yu Darvish, they’ll probably have to include one of their best young players as an enticement. Most likely that means Clint Frazier, for the same reason Brian Cashman was willing to deal him for Gerrit..." January 15

  • The Yankees are willing to pay “at last half” of Jacoby Ellsbury’s salary

    Hardball Talk "Jon Heyman reports that the Yankees are willing to pay “at least half” of Jacoby Ellsbury‘s contract in order to unload him. That’s a lot of money, but given that Ellsbury is owed $21.142 million per year through 2020 with a $5 million buyout for this $21 million club option for 2021, he’d..." January 11

  • Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury to Orioles?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Could the Yankees find a landing spot for Jacoby Ellsbury within the American League East? According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Yankees would love to move some (if not all) of Ellsbury's contract--and the Orioles have emerged as a team with at least some level of interest in the..." January 08

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