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New York Yankees AL East
Jacoby Ellsbury • #22 • OF
Status:Left hip surgery, 60-day injured list
Ht/Wt:6'1", 195 lbs.
Born:Sep 11, 1983 (36 yrs) in Madras, OR
Hometown:Madras, OR
Experience:11 years
Drafted:Drafted by Boston in 2005 (1/23).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2013.
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Scouting Report
A top athlete with supreme instincts on the basepaths, he is a constant steals threat. Very fast, he can run down almost anything in the outfield. Gets on base consistently thanks to a great eye, a sweet swing and patience. Does not have much of a throwing arm in the outfield. Durability has been questioned at times in his career, as he has endured a lot of injury issues. Lacks consistency against left-handed pitching. Is declining rapidly with age.
Long Range Potential: Veteran, table-setting outfielder in decline.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Silver Slugger 2011
AL Rawlings Gold Glove Award 2011
AL Comeback player of the year 2011
MLB Named to the All-Star Game 2011
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