Ellsbury's time in Boston underappreciated?

Ellsbury's time in Boston underappreciated?
April 11, 2014, 12:15 am
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Kusnierek and Tanguay debate whether or not Jacoby Ellsbury's time in Boston is underappreciated.

With the Red Sox visiting the Yankees this weekend, old friend Jacoby Ellsbury, the new Yankees center fielder, will be in the spotlight.

On Arbella Early Edition, Gary Tanguay said Red Sox fans didn't appreciate Ellsbury when he was in Boston.

"I just feel he didn't get his due," Tanguay told Trenni Kusnierek. "When Coco Crisp couldn't hit the broad side of a barn [in 2007], Jacoby Ellsbury came in and did the job and the Red Sox won the World Series. He didn't have a great World Series but he did play well in the playoffs. I wouldn't have given him the money the Yankees did, but he was under-appreciated by the fans here."

Said Kusnierek: "Of course he was appreciated, WHEN HE WAS ON THE FIELD! I looked it up, from 2010 to 2013, he missed 256 games. My math is terrible, but that's a season and a half...I think you appreciated what he did when he was playing, but if I'm a fan, you get tired of having a guy on the disabled list all the time."