Yankees: God these new guys are hot

Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo credit: Keith Allison) Last night, thanks to Jacoby Ellsbury and Masahiro Tanaka, the New York Yankees trounced the Boston Red Sox to a tune of 9-3. These new Yankees are undoubtedly helping fans forget the lingering blow from the 2013 season. But it is tough to get cocky just yet after watching the middle games in last weekends series vs. the Rays. As what...
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In Defense of Jacoby Ellsbury

Source Even when Jacoby Ellsbury won us all free tacos in 2007, even when he was healthy, I always kept myself from embracing him fully. He certainly helped the Red Sox during his time here, and by all accounts was a good teammate; he even grew a beard during last season’s magical run. Source But through all that, there was a lingering certainty that Ellsbury’s presence...
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Ellsbury Returns and Makes Sox Pay in Loss to Yanks

The Red Sox faced off against the Yankees and Jacoby Ellsbury returned to Fenway for the first time since he left the Sox to put on pinstripes.  Lester followed Buchholz’s lead and struggled early and often and put the Sox in an early hole.  The Sox bats couldn’t get much going against Tanaka and dropped the first game of the series. Lester started off the game giving up a...
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Ellsbury Returns to Boston

For fans, there’s nothing bigger than the rivalry between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. But for players? Bad blood may sometimes abound, but it’s usually not half as big of a deal for the ones out on the field. Exhibit A: Jacoby Ellsbury. Ellsbury returned to his old stomping grounds on Tuesday night when the Red Sox hosted the Yankees, and he seemed...
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Yankees Game 20: Tanaka, offense dominant in series opener

(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) New York Yankees 9 — Boston Red Sox 3 Jacoby Ellsbury made his Fenway Park debut as a New York Yankee and Masahiro Tanaka made his Fenway Park debut tonight. To no surprise, Ellsbury, batting leadoff, was met with a mixed reaction of cheers and boos from the Fenway faithful. The former Red Sox center fielder would hit a deep fly ball to center...
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Jacoby Ellsbury’s Fenway Park Return Begins With Strange Triple (Video)

BOSTON — It took three pitches for Jacoby Ellsbury’s return to Fenway Park to get messy for the Red Sox. Ellsbury, who returned to Fenway on Tuesday for the first time as a member of the New York Yankees, drilled Jon Lester’s third pitch of the game to center field. The ball clanked off the wall, but not before a fan wearing a Boston Bruins jersey leaned over and interfered...
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WATCH: Ellsbury receives boos in Fenway Park return

BOSTON — While Jacoby Ellsbury didn’t receive the Johnny Damon treatment, the New York Yankees outfielder wasn’t exactly greeted by too many cheers, either. Ellsbury received mostly boos Tuesday before his first at-bat at Fenway Park as a member of the Yankees. The former Red Sox outfielder said before Tuesday’s game he was unsure what type of crowd response he’d receive...
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Ellsbury joins a distinguished list

Tonight’s Yankees-Red Sox game will have a little extra juice to it. Not only because Masahiro Tanaka will make his first start at Fenway, but because Jacoby Ellsbury will make his return to the place he called home for seven years. He isn’t the first high-profile player to switch his red socks for pinstripes, and he wont be the last. Here’s a look back at some notable players...
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Jacoby Ellsbury Unsure Of Reception In First Game Back At Fenway

Jacoby Ellsbury was certainly not the first player to trade a Boston Red Sox jersey for a New York Yankees one, but it didn’t sting Red Sox fans any less when Ellsbury accepted a seven-year offer worth $153 million from the Bronx Bombers during the offseason. The center fielder, who was drafted by the Red Sox and spent the better part of a decade in the organization, shook the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ellsbury receives World Series ring at Yankee Stadium

Five months removed from winning a world championship with the Boston Red Sox and Jacoby Ellsbury finally received his 2013 World Series ring in the most unlikely place of all — Yankee Stadium.The new Yankees outfielder received his 2013 championship ring from Boston manager John Farrell and general manager Ben Cherington in a suite somewhere in their rival's stadium Friday...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

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