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2014 Avg.
.271
 
Career Avg.
.293
Name  Jacoby Ellsbury
Born  9/11/1983
Height  6-1
Weight  185
Number  22
Position  CF
Bats  L
Throws  L
9/23/2014 8:53:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury exercised lightly on Tuesday.
Insight: Doctors, however, have not cleared him to resume baseball activities. He still hopes to return at some point this week.
 
9/20/2014 10:40:00 AM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury left Friday's game against the Blue Jays with a strained right hamstring and according to manager Joe Girardi could be shut down for the remainder of the season.
Insight: Girardi called it a "distinct possibility," according to a Wallace Matthews tweet. The outfielder is hitting .271 with 16 home runs, 70 RBI, 71 runs scored and 39 stolen bases this year.
 
9/19/2014 9:53:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury left Friday's game against the Blue Jays with a strained right hamstring and is set to undergo an MRI to determine the severity of the injury according to Anthony McCarron of the New York Daily News.
Insight: Before leaving, Ellsbury was 2-for-3 with a double, home run and three RBI. The outfielder is hitting .271 with 16 home runs, 70 RBI and 39 stolen bases this year.
 
9/18/2014 2:39:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is 5-for-12 (.417) in his career against Blue Jays pitcher R.A. Dickey.
Insight: He also has a double, RBI and steal off the knuckleballer. Ellsbury is hitting .271 with 15 home runs and 67 RBI this year.
 
9/11/2014 1:07:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is 3-for-16 (.188) with a solo home run against Rays starter Alex Cobb.
Insight: Cobb has arguably been the best pitcher in baseball, along with Clayton Kershaw, after the All-Star break. It would be unwise to start any Yankee, besides maybe Michael Pineda, on Thursday.
 
9/9/2014 11:38:00 AM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is 8-for-12 (.667) and has stolen three bases off Rays right-hander Chris Archer.
Insight: Ellsbury has hit .281 with 45 extra-base hits, including 14 homers, with 37 steals this season. he's been struggling this week, however, going 3-for-18.
 
Hot9/2/2014 8:28:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is back in the Yankees lineup on Tuesday.
Insight: Ellsbury missed the last two starts with a left ankle injury, though he was used as a pinch hitter and clubbed a double on Sunday. With the off day on Monday, Ellsbury had three straight days to recover. He is hitting .288/.348/.435 with 14 home runs and 37 steals.
 
Hot8/30/2014 11:30:00 AM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is not in the starting lineup on Saturday.
Insight: Ellsbury was limping around in the clubhouse on Friday night after injuring his left ankle while sliding into home plate in the ninth. The Yankees have off on Monday, so it's possible manager Joe Giradi will be extremely cautious and sit him on Sunday as well, so Ellsbury gets three straight days of rest.
 
Hot8/29/2014 10:39:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury went 2-for-5 with a home run in the victory over the Blue Jays on Friday.
Insight: The home run was Ellsbury's 14th on the season and fourth in the last week. The center fielder is hitting .313 in August, including .455 in his last 11 games. Ellsbury also has 14 RBI, 12 runs and nine stolen bases this month.
 
Hot8/26/2014 11:01:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury went 3-for-4 with two solo homers Tuesday at Detroit.
Insight: Ellsbury came into the game 8-for-13 (.615) with a pair of homers against Tigers starter Rick Porcello. The center fielder has gone 15-for-31 with three homers, seven RBI and six runs in his last eight games.
 
Hot8/26/2014 10:56:00 AM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury went 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBI Monday at Kansas City and has a favorable matchup Tuesday against Tigers starter Rick Porcello.
Insight: Ellsbury is 8-for-13 (.615) with a pair of homers against Porcello. He's hit .280 with 25 doubles, two triples, 11 dingers, 58 RBI and 35 steals in 126 games. Beware, the weather forecast calls for a 70-80 percent chance of rain.
 
Hot8/25/2014 10:46:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury went 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBI Monday at Kansas City.
Insight: Ellsbury scored two runs but has just 60 this season. He's hit .280 with 25 doubles, two triples, 11 dingers, 58 RBI and 35 steals in 126 games.
 
Hot8/22/2014 9:26:00 AM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is a career 6-for-14 (.429) hitter against White Sox pitcher John Danks.
Insight: Ellsbury has a modest three-game hitting streak, but during that stretch, has six singles, two RBI, a run and three stolen bases. In his last two games, Ellsbury is 5-for-9. He has a good chance of keeping it going against Danks on Friday.
 
8/10/2014 5:14:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury went 2-for-4 with a solo homer and a steal Sunday against Cleveland.
Insight: Ellsbury's homer came off Cody Allen with two outs in the ninth inning and was inconsequential to the final score, but fantasy owners will take it. In his first season with New York, Ellsbury has batted .280 with 10 home runs, 52 RBI, 56 runs and 30 steals. He's been much better at Yankee Stadium (.320, 5 HR, 20 RBI, 19 SB, 24 R) than on the road (.247, 5 HR, 32 RBI, 11 SB, 32 R).
 
8/7/2014 9:36:00 AM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury has a .700 career batting average against Detroit right-hander Rick Porcello.
Insight: That includes a double and a pair of home runs for a 2.127 OPS over 11 plate appearances. Ellsbury's isn't running like he did last year (29 SB vs. 52 in 2013), but he will hit double-digit home runs for just the second time in his career with his next long ball. Start him Thursday.
 
8/4/2014 9:42:00 AM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury has a .667 career OBP against Detroit right-hander Max Scherzer.
Insight: Ellsbury has struggled with the bat over the past two weeks, hitting just .163 in his last 12 games.
 
7/28/2014 5:00:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is not in Monday night's starting lineup against Texas.
Insight: Ellsbury has played 10 consecutive days since the teams returned from the All-Star break, so can probably use the day off.
 
Hot7/26/2014 10:31:00 AM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is 5-for-7 (.714) against Blue Jays starter Drew Hutchinson
Insight: Ellsbury has had a good week batting .364 over the past six games. Hot hitter plus favorable matchup equals must start.
 
Hot7/21/2014 11:00:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury hit his eighth home run of the season Monday against the Rangers.
Insight: Ellsbury went 2-for-4 and is hitting .291 with a .777 OPS on the year. He has batted .331 at Yankee Stadium compared to .263 on the road.
 
7/20/2014 5:32:00 PM
Description: Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury went 4-for-4 with a walk, a double, one RBI and two steals Sunday against the Reds.
Insight: Ellsbury has batted .327 at Yankee Stadium and .289 overall this season. He's on pace for 12 home runs, 75 RBI, 77 runs and 45 steals.