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It was assumed Friday afternoon that when Jacoby Ellsbury‘s name didn’t appear on the Red Sox lineup card that the outfielder would be sitting down with more discomfort in his hand, the same ailment that caused him to miss a game against the Tigers earlier in the week. It appears, however, that a foot injury is what will keep Ellsbury out of Friday night’s game in the Bronx. Ellsbury is out of the lineup for the second game of a four-game series against the Yankees with a foot injury, according to The Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham. It’s a tough blow for the Red Sox given Ellsbury’s play of late. When he has been in the lineup, he’s been very effective, hitting .375 to go along with a .419 on-base percentage in his last nine games. Ellsbury has also stolen five bases in that stretch as well. The Yankees will send Andy Pettitte to the mound in the second game of the series, a pitcher Ellsbury has hit well in his career. Ellsbury is 10-for-30 for his career with a home run and seven RBI...
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