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Jacoby Ellsbury out again Sunday with left ankle injury

Aug 31, 2014, 11:37 AM EST

Via beat writer Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News

Ellsbury was also on the bench Saturday after injuring his left ankle on a slide into home plate Friday night in Toronto. X-rays were taken and came back negative, but the 30-year-old speedster isn’t quite ready to go.

Ellsbury is batting .286/.347/.431 with 14 home runs, 64 RBI, 37 stolen bases, and 64 runs scored in 130 games this season. He signed a seven-year, $153 million contract with the Yankees over the winter.

New York is currently 3 1/2 games back of the second American League Wild Card spot.

  1. theskinsman - Aug 31, 2014 at 7:03 PM

    This is terrible for the Yanks. Ells has been carrying this team all season long.

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