Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 4/27/13
As stolen bases go, it was pretty run-of-the-mill. In fact, it didn't even draw a throw, and he went into the bag standing up. But when Jacoby Ellsbury stole 2nd in the bottom of the 6th inning at Fenway Park on Friday night, it represented the 200th stolen base of his Red Sox career, something only two other players wearing that uniform have ever accomplished. Despite the career milestone, and the fact that Ellsbury is a perfect 11-for-11 in steals this year, it appears that some of his teammates are unimpressed. The steal was Ellsbury's 11th of the season, a new Red Sox team record for the month of April. Only 2 other players have reached the 200 steal mark wearing a Red Sox uniform - Harry Hooper and Tris Speaker. When he's healthy, he's one of the more dynamic players in the big leagues. Whether it's on the basepaths or the ability for extra-base potential in the box, he's doing that again." - Red Sox manager John Farrell Heading into his walk year, the free-ag...
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