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Jacoby Ellsbury

31-Year-Old Outfielder – New York Yankees

2015 Stats

AVG

.272

HR

7

RBI

30

R

54

SB

17

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 hi...

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day     INJURY TYPE:  Illness
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 4, 2015  –  Jacoby Ellsbury News

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Ellsbury (illness) is considered questionable for Saturday's game against the Rays, Newsday's Erik Boland 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 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 83 379 342 54 93 19 10 2 7 30 17 8 29 64 0 3 5 .272 .335 .374 .709
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3-Year Averages     119 528 485 68 136 38 25 4 9 49 35 4 38 76 0 3 2 .280 .333 .404 .737
Career  (View All)     947 4,207 3,829 601 1,114 318 192 38 88 414 297 59 298 568 14 29 37 .291 .346 .430 .775

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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. 2 @Bos Did not play.
Sep. 1 @Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .335 .374 .709
Aug. 31 @Bos 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .339 .379 .718
Aug. 30 @Atl 6 2 2 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .342 .383 .725
Aug. 29 @Atl 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 .277 .341 .375 .716
Aug. 28 @Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .278 .340 .373 .713
Aug. 26 Hou Did not play.
Aug. 25 Hou 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .339 .375 .714
Aug. 24 Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .275 .337 .373 .710
Aug. 23 Cle 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .279 .341 .378 .719
Aug. 22 Cle 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .340 .375 .715
Aug. 21 Cle 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .339 .374 .713
Aug. 20 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .335 .372 .707
Aug. 19 Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .339 .377 .716
Aug. 18 Min 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .276 .340 .379 .719
Aug. 17 Min 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .340 .375 .715
Aug. 16 @Tor 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .269 .335 .371 .706
Aug. 15 @Tor 5 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .333 .358 .691
Aug. 14 @Tor 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .332 .350 .682
Aug. 13 @Cle 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .334 .353 .687
Aug. 12 @Cle Did not play.
Aug. 11 @Cle 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .330 .351 .681
Aug. 9 Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .338 .360 .698
Aug. 8 Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .343 .366 .709
Aug. 7 Tor 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .344 .371 .715
Aug. 6 Bos 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .350 .378 .728
Aug. 5 Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .348 .364 .712
Aug. 4 Bos 5 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .353 .370 .723
Aug. 2 @CWS 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .283 .356 .373 .729
Aug. 1 @CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .355 .361 .716
Last 7 Days 22 4 4 1 0 1 3 2 6 0 1 1 0 0 .182 .280 .364 .644
Last 14 Days 49 8 12 2 0 1 4 3 10 2 1 1 1 0 .245 .296 .347 .643
Last 30 Days 115 15 28 3 1 4 12 7 27 3 2 1 1 0 .243 .290 .391 .681

Jacoby Ellsbury: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 83 83
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
201511611295.259.336.675
20141802752110.300.472.828
20132113021213.246.318.641

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20152264352112.279.394.727
201439544114929.258.395.711
20133666274139.328.489.863

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015155243149.277.374.702
20142643372824.303.451.821
20132844742519.296.440.790

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015187304168.267.374.716
20143113894215.244.392.683
20132934552833.300.413.773
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 379 342 7.7% 16.9% 0.45 81% .317 .102
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3-Year Averages     528 485 7.2% 14.4% 0.50 84% .318 .124
Career     4,207 3,829 7.1% 13.5% 0.52 85% .323 .139

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2015 Stat Review for Jacoby Ellsbury    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.272 AVG
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81% Contact Rate
WEAK
.317 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.374 SLG
WEAK
.102 ISO
POOR
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.45 BB/K
AVERAGE
7.7% BB Rate
AVERAGE
16.9% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.709 OPS
WEAK
.335 OBP
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Jacoby Ellsbury: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ellsbury left Friday's game against the Rays with an upset stomach, Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports.

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Ellsbury is out of the lineup on Wednesday against the Red Sox, according to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com.

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Ellsbury smacked his seventh homer of the season, drove in three runs, and scored twice in Sunday's 20-6 thrashing of the Braves.

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Ellsbury (hip) is back in the lineup Friday against the Braves, Erik Boland of Newsday reports.

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Ellsbury is out of Wednesday's lineup with a sore hip, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports.

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Ellsbury is not in the lineup Friday, Erik Boland of Newsday reports.

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Ellsbury homered Sunday and had multiple hits for the third time in the last four games.

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Ellsbury went 0-for-4 with a strikeout in Sunday's loss to the Blue Jays.

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Ellsbury went 2-for-4 with a home run in Thursday's win over the Red Sox.

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Ellsbury went 1-for-3 with a home run and three RBI in Sunday's win over the White Sox.

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Ellsbury is in the lineup for Friday's game against the White Sox, according to MLB.com's Bryan Hoch.

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Ellsbury rolled his ankle during the ninth inning of Thursday's loss to the Rangers, but plans to play Friday, MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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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.