The third of five thoughts about the fallout from Jacoby Ellsbury leaving the Red Sox to sign a seven-year, $153 million deal with the New York Yankees: The Boston-New York heat is back on.
Jacoby Ellsbury has found a new home . . . in Yankee Stadium. Ellsbury and the Yankees have agreed on a 7-year, $153 million deal.
The second of five thoughts about the fallout from Jacoby Ellsbury leaving the Red Sox to sign a seven-year, $153 million deal with the New York Yankees: It's the winter of '08 all over again.
2yTim Wakefield cruised into the sixth inning but ran into trouble, then watched the bullpen implode.
2yWith Jacoby Ellsbury out, Marco Scutaro will slide into the leadoff spot, after missing five games with a bad back. Also, notes on David Ortiz and Andrew Miller
2yIt doesn't appear to be anything major, but Jacoby Ellsbury will miss tonight's game after being hit in the back with a pitch yesterday. He hopes to play Sunday.
2yWith several key regulars ailing, it was the unsung heroes who came through for Boston in Friday's victory.
2yJust because two of their big hitters are out with injuries, doesn't mean the Red Sox are about to curl up and feel sorry for themselves.
2yThe Sox' star center fielder, who missed most of 2010 after suffering broken ribs at Kauffman Stadium, comes out of the game in the eighth inning after being hit by a pitch.
2yAndrew Miller allows one run and Jarrod Saltalamacchia's three-run home run paces the Sox, 7-1.