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Red Sox activate Jacoby Ellsbury from disabled list

May 22, 2010, 11:37 AM EDT

jacoby ellsbury headshot red sox.jpgAfter an absence of nearly six weeks, the Red Sox have activated Jacoby Ellsbury from the disabled list for Saturday’s game against the Phillies. He was 4-for-10 with a stolen base during a three-game minor league rehab stint between Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket.

According to Joe McDonald of ESPNBoston.com, he is expected to play center field until Mike Cameron returns from an abdominal injury.

Ellsbury has been sidelined since suffering a hairline fracture to four of his ribs in a collision with third baseman Adrian Beltre on April 11. He was batting .333 (10-for-30) with four doubles, one RBI, two stolen bases and six runs scored before going on the disabled list.

  1. Joey B - May 22, 2010 at 2:32 PM

    Good timing. Scutaro has been okay, but he’s really a bottom of the order hitter. Maybe it’s his elbow, but he’s been struggling over the past week or so.

  2. justin - May 22, 2010 at 3:06 PM

    Oh that cinches it , they’ll win the series now !

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