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Jacoby Ellsbury

31-Year-Old Outfielder – New York Yankees

2014 Stats

AVG

.271

HR

15

RBI

67

R

69

SB

39

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 wi...

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY TYPE:  Hamstring     EST. RETURN:  9/30/2014
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.

September 19, 2014  –  Jacoby Ellsbury News

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Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that there's "a distinct possibility" that Ellsbury (hamstring) doesn't return this season, Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York reports.

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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 147 627 568 69 154 46 26 5 15 67 39 5 49 92 0 7 3 .271 .329 .414 .743
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3-Year Averages     122 559 513 84 155 50 31 4 15 61 35 7 39 77 1 2 4 .302 .355 .466 .821
Career  (View All)     862 3,821 3,480 545 1,019 297 181 36 80 381 280 51 269 503 14 26 32 .293 .347 .434 .781

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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
Sep. 18 Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .326 .411 .737
Sep. 17 @TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .271 .329 .414 .743
Sep. 16 @TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .329 .415 .744
Sep. 15 @TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .330 .416 .746
Sep. 14 @Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .332 .419 .751
Sep. 13 @Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .334 .422 .756
Sep. 12 @Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .336 .425 .761
Sep. 12 @Bal 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .337 .426 .763
Sep. 11 TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .338 .429 .767
Sep. 10 TB 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .280 .340 .432 .772
Sep. 9 TB 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .341 .435 .776
Sep. 7 KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .340 .429 .769
Sep. 6 KC 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .341 .430 .771
Sep. 5 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .341 .428 .769
Sep. 4 Bos 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .344 .431 .775
Sep. 3 Bos 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .285 .344 .434 .778
Sep. 2 Bos 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .345 .430 .775
Aug. 31 @Tor 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .348 .435 .783
Aug. 30 @Tor Did not play.
Aug. 29 @Tor 5 1 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .347 .431 .778
Aug. 28 @Det 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .347 .422 .769
Aug. 27 @Det 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 .285 .347 .423 .770
Aug. 26 @Det 4 2 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .347 .422 .769
Aug. 25 @KC 5 2 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .344 .407 .751
Aug. 24 CWS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .277 .341 .399 .740
Aug. 23 CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .340 .398 .738
Aug. 22 CWS 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .343 .401 .744
Aug. 21 Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .340 .398 .738
Aug. 20 Hou 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .276 .341 .400 .741
Aug. 19 Hou 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .274 .340 .400 .740
Last 7 Days 28 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 .107 .107 .107 .214
Last 14 Days 57 3 8 0 1 1 2 1 8 2 0 0 2 0 .140 .150 .228 .378
Last 30 Days 113 13 30 2 3 5 14 3 13 8 0 0 2 0 .265 .280 .469 .749

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Jacoby Ellsbury: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 140 140 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
20141762541810.295.449.801
20132113021213.246.318.641
201210612055.292.330.648

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201439244114929.260.398.716
20133666274139.328.489.863
2012197314219.259.391.701

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142573162524.304.440.812
20132844742519.296.440.790
2012124223157.315.468.801

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20143113894215.244.392.683
20132934552833.300.413.773
2012179211117.240.302.601
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 627 568 7.8% 14.7% 0.53 84% .302 .143
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3-Year Averages     559 513 7% 13.8% 0.51 85% .333 .164
Career     3,821 3,480 7% 13.2% 0.53 86% .324 .141

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2014 Stat Review for Jacoby Ellsbury    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.271 AVG
AVERAGE
84% Contact Rate
GOOD
.302 BABIP
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Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.414 SLG
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.143 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.53 BB/K
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7.8% BB Rate
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14.7% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.743 OPS
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.329 OBP
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Jacoby Ellsbury: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ellsbury left Friday's game with a right hamstring strain and will undergo an MRI, Mark Feinsand of New York Daily News reports.

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Ellsbury (ankle) is back in the lineup Tuesday against the Red Sox, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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Ellsbury (ankle) pinch hit during Sunday's game, but will still undergo an MRI on his sprained left ankle, ESPN New York reports.

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Ellsbury (ankle) took batting practice and ran the bases prior to Sunday's game, Jack Curry of YES Network reports.

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Ellsbury (ankle) is out of the lineup Sunday against the Blue Jays, Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York reports.

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Manager Joe Girardi said after Saturday's loss in Toronto that he'd be "shocked" if Ellsbury was able to play Sunday, Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports.

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Ellsbury (ankle) isn't in the starting lineup Saturday, Jack Curry of YES Network reports.

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Ellsbury hurt his left ankle in Friday's game while sliding into home during the ninth inning. He underwent further tests after the game, and the results came back negative, Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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.