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Jacoby Ellsbury

32-Year-Old Outfielder – New York Yankees

2016 Stats

AVG

.275

HR

2

RBI

14

R

18

SB

9

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Ellsbury got off to a red-hot start in 2015, his second season of a seven-year, $153 million contract, slashing .324/.412/.372 with 14 steals through 37 games, but the recurring health issue that has ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 195   DOB: 9/11/1983   BORN: Madras, OR   COLLEGE: Oregon State   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jacoby Ellsbury Contract Information:

Ellsbury agreed to a seven-year, $153 million deal with the Yankees in December of 2013.

May 21, 2016  –  Jacoby Ellsbury News

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Jacoby Ellsbury Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2006 22 A A 61 269 244 35 73 16 7 5 4 32 25 9 25 28 0 0 0 .299 .379 .418 .797
2006 22 AA POR 50 225 198 29 61 16 10 3 3 19 16 8 24 25 0 1 2 .308 .387 .434 .821
2007 23 AA POR 17 83 73 16 33 12 10 2 0 13 8 1 6 7 0 0 4 .452 .518 .644 1.162
2007 23 AAA PAW 87 401 363 66 108 21 14 5 2 28 33 6 32 47 1 1 4 .298 .360 .380 .740
2007 23 MAJ BOS 33 127 116 20 41 11 7 1 3 18 9 0 8 15 0 2 1 .353 .394 .509 .902
2008 24 MAJ BOS 145 609 554 98 155 38 22 7 9 47 50 11 41 80 4 3 7 .280 .336 .394 .729
2009 25 MAJ BOS 153 691 624 94 188 45 27 10 8 60 70 12 49 74 6 6 6 .301 .355 .415 .770
2010 26 R GUL 3 10 8 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650
2010 26 AA POR 2 8 7 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .429 .500 .571 1.071
2010 26 AAA PAW 4 18 17 5 8 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .471 .500 .529 1.029
2010 26 MAJ BOS 18 83 78 10 15 4 4 0 0 5 7 1 4 9 0 0 1 .192 .241 .244 .485
2011 27 MAJ BOS 158 729 660 119 212 83 46 5 32 105 39 15 52 98 3 5 9 .321 .376 .552 .928
2012 28 R GUL 4 14 10 3 2 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 .200 .429 .600 1.029
2012 28 AA POR 2 9 9 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .222 .222 .333 .555
2012 28 AAA PAW 2 8 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250
2012 28 MAJ BOS 74 323 303 43 82 22 18 0 4 26 14 3 19 43 0 1 0 .271 .313 .370 .683
2013 29 MAJ BOS 134 632 577 92 172 48 31 8 9 53 52 4 47 92 1 2 5 .298 .355 .426 .781
2014 30 MAJ NYY 149 634 575 71 156 48 27 5 16 70 39 5 49 93 0 7 3 .271 .328 .419 .747
2015 31 A+ TAM 4 13 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .154 .154 .154 .308
2015 31 MAJ NYY 111 498 452 66 116 24 15 2 7 33 21 9 35 86 1 3 7 .257 .318 .345 .663
2016 32 MAJ NYY 36 146 131 18 36 13 8 3 2 14 9 4 12 21 1 0 2 .275 .345 .427 .772
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3-Year Averages     131 586 534 76 148 39 24 5 10 52 37 6 43 90 0 4 5 .277 .334 .397 .731
Career  (View All)     1011 4,472 4,070 631 1,173 336 205 41 90 431 310 64 316 611 16 29 41 .288 .343 .425 .768

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Jacoby Ellsbury Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
May. 22 @Oak 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .275 .345 .427 .772
May. 21 @Oak 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .348 .409 .757
May. 20 @Oak 4 1 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .353 .423 .776
May. 19 @Oak 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .277 .344 .403 .747
May. 18 @Ari 3 2 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .341 .409 .750
May. 17 @Ari 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .314 .384 .698
May. 16 @Ari 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .316 .389 .705
May. 15 CWS 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .319 .375 .694
May. 14 CWS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .321 .380 .701
May. 13 CWS Did not play.
May. 12 KC Did not play.
May. 11 KC Did not play.
May. 10 KC Did not play.
May. 9 KC Did not play.
May. 8 Bos Did not play.
May. 7 Bos Did not play.
May. 6 Bos 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 .260 .321 .380 .701
May. 5 @Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .315 .380 .695
May. 4 @Bal 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .271 .327 .396 .723
May. 3 @Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .293 .366 .659
May. 1 @Bos 4 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .247 .295 .371 .666
Apr. 30 @Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .278 .341 .619
Apr. 29 @Bos 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .247 .291 .358 .649
Apr. 27 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .268 .354 .622
Apr. 26 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .282 .373 .655
Apr. 25 @Tex 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .297 .394 .691
Apr. 24 TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .290 .348 .638
Apr. 23 TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .308 .371 .679
Apr. 22 TB 3 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .276 .311 .379 .690
Apr. 21 Oak 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .293 .345 .638
Last 7 Days 27 6 9 1 2 1 5 4 4 0 1 1 0 0 .333 .438 .630 1.068
Last 14 Days 31 8 10 1 2 1 5 4 4 0 1 1 0 0 .323 .417 .581 .998
Last 30 Days 81 14 25 5 2 2 9 9 11 5 2 2 0 0 .309 .391 .494 .885

Jacoby Ellsbury: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 36 36
2015 110 110
2014 141 141 5
2013 134 134
2012 73 73 1
2011 154 154 3
2010 18 6 13
2009 153 153

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Jacoby Ellsbury Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016507132.260.400.715
2015154152117.253.325.652
20141802752110.300.472.828

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201681111117.284.444.807
20152985152214.258.356.669
201439544114929.258.395.711

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016498035.245.327.615
20152203231512.250.332.637
20142643372824.303.451.821

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201682102114.293.488.864
2015232344189.263.358.687
20143113894215.244.392.683
Jacoby Ellsbury Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2006 22 A A 269 244 9.3% 10.4% 0.89 89% .325 .119
2006 22 AA POR 225 198 10.7% 11.1% 0.96 87% .341 .126
2007 23 AA POR 83 73 7.2% 8.4% 0.86 90% .500 .192
2007 23 AAA PAW 401 363 8% 11.7% 0.68 87% .338 .082
2007 23 MAJ BOS 127 116 6.3% 11.8% 0.53 87% .388 .156
2008 24 MAJ BOS 609 554 6.7% 13.1% 0.51 86% .314 .114
2009 25 MAJ BOS 691 624 7.1% 10.7% 0.66 88% .332 .114
2010 26 R GUL 10 8 20% 0% 0.00 100% .250 .000
2010 26 AA POR 8 7 12.5% 0% 0.00 100% .429 .142
2010 26 AAA PAW 18 17 5.6% 0% 0.00 100% .471 .058
2010 26 MAJ BOS 83 78 4.8% 10.8% 0.44 88% .217 .052
2011 27 MAJ BOS 729 660 7.1% 13.4% 0.53 85% .340 .231
2012 28 R GUL 14 10 28.6% 21.4% 1.33 70% .167 .400
2012 28 AA POR 9 9 0% 11.1% 0.00 89% .250 .111
2012 28 AAA PAW 8 8 0% 12.5% 0.00 88% .143 .000
2012 28 MAJ BOS 323 303 5.9% 13.3% 0.44 86% .305 .099
2013 29 MAJ BOS 632 577 7.4% 14.6% 0.51 84% .342 .128
2014 30 MAJ NYY 634 575 7.7% 14.7% 0.53 84% .300 .148
2015 31 A+ TAM 13 13 0% 7.7% 0.00 92% .167 .000
2015 31 MAJ NYY 498 452 7% 17.3% 0.41 81% .304 .088
2016 32 MAJ NYY 146 131 8.2% 14.4% 0.57 84% .315 .152
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3-Year Averages     586 534 7.3% 15.4% 0.48 83% .318 .120
Career     4,472 4,070 7.1% 13.7% 0.52 85% .321 .137

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2016 Stat Review for Jacoby Ellsbury    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.275 AVG
GOOD
84% Contact Rate
GOOD
.315 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.427 SLG
AVERAGE
.152 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.57 BB/K
GOOD
8.2% BB Rate
GOOD
14.4% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.772 OPS
GOOD
.345 OBP
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Jacoby Ellsbury: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ellsbury went 3-for-3 with a pair of walks in Wednesday's win over the Diamondbacks.

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Ellsbury went 1-for-4 and scored twice in Sunday's win over the White Sox.

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Ellsbury (hip) is back in the lineup in center field and batting leadoff Sunday against the White Sox, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Ellsbury (hip) is available off the bench Saturday and is expected to return to the lineup Sunday, according to general manager Brian Cashman, LoHud's Chad Jennings reports. "That's our hope and expectation," Cashman said.

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Ellsbury remains out of the lineup Friday against the White Sox.

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Ellsbury (hip) could return to the lineup sometime this weekend, the New York Daily News reports.

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Ellsbury (hip) remains out of the lineup Thursday.

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Ellsbury (hip) remains out of the lineup Wednesday against the Royals.

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Ellsbury (hip) is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Royals, Ryan Hatch of the Star-Ledger reports.

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Ellsbury will not be in Monday's lineup due to a hip injury and is not expected to play Tuesday either, Jared Diamond of The Wall Street Journal reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

The Yankees were big spenders in free agency after the 2013 season, and Ellsbury's seven-year, $153 million contract was a pillar of their new roster. Although his walk rate (7.7%) was in line with his career average, his .328 on-base percentage was nearly 20 points below his career mark (.347). Ellsbury spent some time as the team's No. 3 hitter, swatting 16 homers his highest total since 2011 and driving in 70 runs (the second best mark of his career). He showed more favorable splits in his new home park (.303/.370/.451), but it should be noted that nine of his home runs were hit on the road in 2014. Late season injuries to his left ankle and right hamstring likely kept him from eclipsing the 40-steals mark for the fourth time in his career, as he stole just two bases in September after racking up 37 steals through the first five months.

2014

Ellsbury once again proved to be an impact hitter atop Boston's lineup with game-changing baserunning skills in 2013. He did nothing to hurt the big payday he got this offseason. Everything he does will pale in comparison to his MVP-caliber season in 2011 - the 32 bombs he hit that season are an outlier - but Ellsbury slugged .426 and had a .781 OPS last season, second-best of his career in both categories. The Yankees inked Ellsbury to a seven-year, $153 million deal in December, and he will set the table for fellow free-agent additions Carlos Beltran and Brian McCann in pinstripes.

2013

Ellsbury had another injury-plagued season in 2012 as he missed three months due to a shoulder injury. He hit just four home runs with a .693 OPS in the second half after he returned as he never seemed to get on track. Ellsbury was coming off of a 32-home run/39-stolen base season in 2011 that nearly won him the MVP award. However, he's now missed significant time in two of the last three seasons as he missed most of 2011 with broken ribs. Ellsbury is a risk to be traded this season as he enters his final year before free agency and it's not clear if the Red Sox will sign him to a long-term deal given his injury history and aggressive agent (Scott Boras). The power production in 2011 may be an outlier in the long run, but he should provide double-digit home-run power if healthy and his speed makes him a fantasy star.

2012

Ellsbury turned in an MVP-caliber season for Boston in 2011, finishing second in MVP balloting to a pitcher, winning his first Silver Slugger award and his first Gold Glove. He's setting himself up for a monstrous payday next offseason. We've seen hints at good multi-skill productivity from Ellsbury, but reaching 30 homers was not part of the forecast, at least not for 2011. Ellsbury will return to same role he held last season as Boston's starting center fielder and leadoff hitter.

2011

Ellsbury got hurt early on in 2010, suffering broken ribs after colliding with teammate Adrian Beltre and didn't play an important role in Boston's season. His recovery was slower than expected, and then we learned the Ellsbury's injury was more serious than originally diagnosed by the team's medical staff. That led Ellsbury (at the behest of agent Scott Boras) to seek second opinions and rehabilitation away from the team. It also led to a disconnect to some extent between the player and the team. Whatever the relationship between the two sides, it looks like Ellsbury is on schedule for offseason workouts and he'll return as Boston's leadoff hitter and center fielder in 2011.

2010

Ellsbury's on-base percentage may be less than desirable for the modern era's idea of a leadoff hitter, but there's no doubting he can be a disruptive presence atop the batting order. Ellsbury stole a franchise-high 70 bases last year while improving his theft success rate to 85.4 percent. After getting dropped from the leadoff spot in May, Ellsbury eventually returned to the top spot in the order and posted a .355 OBP -- not great, but something Boston can live with. As he matures as a hitter, and with the organization's fascination with plate patience, we expect Ellsbury to improve that part of his game. He often plays through minor injuries and should get plenty of plate appearances in 2010.

2009

Ellsbury slumped badly in the middle of the season and was dropped in the batting order as a result, but finished with a strong September. His superior speed and good defensive ability didn't slump, but he seemingly forgot how to take a walk after May. A wrist and tailbone injury may have played a role in his mid-season funk. He'll need to be consistent because Boston traded away Coco Crisp and presently doesn't have a suitable center field backup. As such, Ellsbury will begin the season as the starting center fielder and most likely the club's leadoff man.

2008

Ellsbury lit a fire for the Red Sox in September and October, appearing to have won the starting center field job from Coco Crisp. His defensive skills are top notch, and he's a game changer atop the batting order. Whether he'll be batting leadoff in Boston or Minnesota is the big offseason question. His name is front and center in the Johan Santana trade talks. A good baserunner who knows how to get on base, Ellsbury is ready to blossom in 2008.

2007

Ellsbury, the organization's top prospect, hit .303 as a leadoff hitter between stops at high-A Wilmington and Double-A Portland, where he finished the 2006 season. He has superior defensive skills, but offensive ability, too. He has good plate discipline (53:49 K:BB in 442 AB), knows how to get on base (.382 OBP), and can take an extra one (41 SB, 70.6% success rate). He'll probably start in Portland and finish in Triple-A, but a September call-up is possible.

2006

Ellsbury was Boston's first-round pick in the 2005 draft and has excellent speed and plate discipline (Baseball America rated his strike zone judgment as third-best in the NCAA). After hitting .406 at Oregon in 2005, he spent his first season in the pros with Boston's Single-A affiliate in Lowell (Mass.), where he stole 23 bases and had a .418 OBP in 35 games.