Well, that kind of came out of left field. I guess, more aptly, center field? Word broke last night the guy ranked 8th in Zach Sanders‘ end-of-season outfielder rankings is headed south on I-95. That’s right, Jacoby Ellsbury is following Johnny Damon‘s footsteps and leaving the Red Sox for the Bronx immediately after winning a […]
If the Brian McCann contract was an inkling, then Tuesday's rake of Jacoby Ellsbury was an outright announcement that the Yankees we know and love or loathe -- the ones prone to backing up the Brink's truck into the driveways of MLB's best and brightest -- are officially back in business.
A World Series-winning leadoff man and center fielder going from the Red Sox to the Yankees? That appears to be the direction Jacoby Ellsbury is going in, according to multiple reports that surfaced Tuesday night. And there's one person who can relate to the situation better than anyone else -- Johnny Damon.
Jacoby Ellsbury is ready to trade in his Red Sox for Yankees pinstripes, approaching the finish line on serious talks that are set to deliver the speedster to the Bronx with a blockbuster seven-year contract worth a reported $153 million.
CBS Sports Jon Heyman reports the Yankees have signed outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven year deal for $153 million. Here is the fantasy impact.
Tuesday brought us one of the busiest day of trades and free agent signings in quite some time, but none are bigger than what CBS Sports Jon Heyman is reporting:
Ellsbury and Yankees appear to be closing in on 7-year deal. http://t.co/BTOZbSjieJ
Jacoby Ellsbury and the Yankees are in serious talks and could be closing in on a blockbuster seven-year contract, according to a report by CBSSports.com. The New York Daily News went even further, stating that the deal is done pending a physical and is worth $153 million.