Originally written on Bloody Sox  |  Last updated 10/15/14
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According to Gordon Edes, Jacoby Ellsbury is heading to the disabled list with a dislocated or partially dislocated right shoulder.  Ellsbury injured the shoulder in the 3rd inning of today’s home opener against the Rays during a collision with shortstop Reid Brignac.  Ellsbury slid hard into second, trying to break up the double play, but Brignac fell over Ellsbury and landed on his right shoulder as he came down.  After grimacing in pain for a few minutes, Ellsbury and the trainers walked off the field together, and Ryan Sweeney entered the game as his replacement.  Read on for more information, including the Sox likely plan to move forward. Ellsbury down after collision with Brignac...how long is he out for? (Photo: Elsa/ Getty Images) Edes also reported that Ellsbury will also be undergoing more testing to determine the extent of the damage done today, as it could be something similar to Derek Jeter’s 2003 injury, where he missed 36 games and returned, or it could be as bad as ...
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