Found October 13, 2011 on
Jacoby Ellsbury has been named the American League Comeback Player of the Year, Major League Baseball announced Thursday. Ellsbury is the first Red Sox to receive the honor in its short seven-year history after rebounding from an injury-ravaged 2010 campaign to become the first player in franchise history to record 30 home runs and 30 stolen bases in the same season. The 28-year-old Ellsbury played in just 18 games in 2010 due to broken ribs suffered in an early-season collision with Adrian Beltre. His remarkable turnaround in 2011 featured career highs in batting (.321), home runs (32), RBIs (105), doubles...
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