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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Jacoby Ellsbury injuries are part of the $153M equation - Yankees Blog - ESPN

Yankees fans, speaking from experience, I suggest forming a support group.

Jacoby Ellsbury has shown some signs this season as to why he is a $153 million man. Nearly a quarter of the way through the season, there have more than a few flashes when Ellsbury has shown the ability to get on base and create runs, while playing excellent defense. It has been a reminder of how dynamic he can be.

But the issue with Ellsbury’s big deal the whole time—besides the fact that he has only had one truly standout season in his career—is that he has been fragile. Ellsbury is an amazing athlete, but he hasn’t been able to stay on the field enough.

Now, he is going to on the DL with a sprained right knee. Joe Giardi said he didn’t think it was serious, but this is Ellsbury so there has to be concern because his whole game is built on his legs.

Jim Furtado Posted: May 20, 2015 at 08:40 AM | 4 comment(s)
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