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Jacoby Ellsbury
current status: Right knee injury, 15-day DL
Birth Date:September 11, 1983 (31 years old)
Place of Birth:Madras, OR
Hometown:Madras, OR
Bats:L
Throws:L
Experience:8 years
Drafted:Drafted by Boston in 2005 (1st round).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2013.
Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 37 148 29 48 4 0 1 6 19 23 14 5 .412 .372 .324
On Pace 154 616 121 200 17 0 4 25 79 96 58 21 .412 .372 .324
Scouting Report
Assets: A top athlete with supreme instincts on the basepaths, he's 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. Also boasts some power.
Flaws: Doesn't have much of a throwing arm from the outfield. Durability has been questioned at times in his career, as he's already endured some injury issues. Could stand to be a more consistent hitter against left-handed pitching.
Career Potential: Star table-setter and center-fielder.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Silver Slugger 2011
AL Rawlings Gold Glove Award 2011
AL Comeback player of the year 2011
Named to the All-Star Game 2011