New York Yankees: Jacoby Ellsbury Somehow Gets Injured Doing Nothing

New York Yankees, Jacoby Ellsbury

The New York Yankees‘ players have been picking up injuries like the Red Sox pick up losses this season, but one player, coincidentally sent over from Boston to ruin our cap-space, has continued to follow a path of uselessness.

Outfielder, Jacoby Ellsbury, has not only been nearly ruled out for the remainder of the season, but he’s picking up more injuries by doing absolutely nothing.

Prior to the Yankees’ 6-4 win over the Giants on Sunday, manager Aaron Boone stated that Ellsbury is “dealing with different things” and that “a number of little things that continue to pop up.’’



Boone further said that Ellsbury is nowhere near a return or even live-action – that spells “insurance money” if you close your eyes.

Why are the New York Yankees being punished by Jacoby Ellsbury?

Was it Boston, bad luck, the strength and conditioning department? Who put Ellsbury up to this nonsense. After having hip surgery last year and spending the season on the IL, he picked up shoulder problems out of nowhere. Now simply throwing the ball seems to be too difficult.

The last time Jacoby played in a professional game was during the 2017 season, and now in a time where the Yanks need all the help, they can get he’s practically useless.

Tom Thibodeau: Knicks’ RJ Barrett is going to be a special player

New York Knicks

Windhorst: ‘Scott Perry will be around Knicks longer’

Bucks beat Heat, give Knicks a shot at finishing as 4th seed

new york knicks, julius randle, reggie bullock

New lease on life at 40: Knicks zap Hornets in OT, stay alive for No.4

Julius Randle becomes first Knick to win NBA Player of the Month since Carmelo Anthony

Smelling like a Rose: Knicks clinch first winning season in 8 years

Jared Harper named to All-NBA G League First team but still long shot to crack Knicks rotation

Knicks’ Randle fined $15K for ‘fu***ing ridiculous’ postgame rant

New York Knicks, Tom Thibodeau

Pool report says Thibodeau late to challenge costly call in Knicks’ loss to 76ers

Knicks suffer another heartbreaker but Thibodeau finds silver linings

With Drummond, Turner on Knicks’ radar, what does this mean for Robinson?

Anti-climactic ending in Atlantic: Knicks’ comeback falls short in Nets’ nest

RJ Barrett’s career game propels Knicks back over .500

new york knicks, julius randle

All-Star break hangover or harbinger? Knicks suffer season’s worst loss

Knicks rookie Obi Toppin falls short in Slam Dunk, hopes to return next year

Knicks pick up Quinton Rose to replace Myles Powell

All-Star send-off: Randle powers Knicks over .500 after Pistons rout

Motown Beatdown: Knicks seize solo fourth after routing Pistons

New York Knicks, Frank Ntilikina

Frank Four The Win: Knicks reach .500, tie Raptors at No. 4

Royal Beating: Knicks pounce on Kings, move up to 5th spot

Warriors spoil Randle’s All-Star coronation, Knicks’ fans return

New York Knicks finally have an All-Star: Julius Randle named to East’s reserves

Hart, Rawlings or somebody else? Feldman weighs in on Paige VanZant’s next BKFC fight

Knicks fall under Magic’s spell in tough loss

New York Knicks, Julius Randle

Hard work is undefeated: Randle drops 44 in Knicks’ 3rd straight win

Knicks begin life without Mitchell Robinson with easy victory over Rockets

Shaquille O’Neal nears investor deal with BKFC after KnuckleMania success

Knicks suffer another Heat-breaker on Derrick Rose’s debut

New York Knicks, Derrick Rose

Report: Pistons, Knicks discuss Rose-Ntilikina swap

Knicks deny Carmelo Anthony a historic moment at home, climb to 6th spot

Paige VanZant open to fight Bec Rawlings in BKFC on one condition

New York Knicks, Elfrid Payton

Payton’s redemption game lifts Knicks to a split in Chicago

LaVine La Vida Loca: Bulls’ gunner hits dagger in heartbreaking Knicks loss

Knicks put up gallant stand against Clippers

Quickley catches fire as Knicks rout Cavaliers

New York Knicks, Austin Rivers

Knicks fail to sustain hot start, lose to Jazz

Knicks’ comeback fall short on Quickley’s career night

New York Knicks, Mitchell Robinson

New York Knicks: Mitchell Robinson’s trainer shuts down rumor

Seventh Heaven: Knicks survive Magic

Knicks gift Thibodeau a much-needed birthday win

Damyean Dotson haunts Knicks in fifth straight loss

Who runs New York? Nets land Harden then beat Knicks

Brooklyn goes all-in, net Harden in blockbuster 4-team trade

Knicks need quick fix after second straight loss

New York Knicks, Austin Rivers

Knickerbocker swagger: Rivers delivers in another Knicks comeback

New York Knicks, Austin Rivers

Quivers Fever: Knicks stay hot on the road

New York Knicks, Elfrid Payton

Elfrid Payton sparks Knicks’ shock upset of Bucks

New York Knicks, RJ Barrett

Marked Man: RJ Barrett unfazed as Knicks host Doc Rivers’ 76ers

New York Knicks add ‘Baby Thibodeau’ Darren Erman to coaching staff

Obi Toppin on reppin’ New York: ‘I’m not going to take it for granted’

New York Knicks, Leon Rose

Knicks move up in the draft, send 2 picks to Jazz for No.23

Report: James Harden badly wants Nets trade, rejects Rockets’ massive extension offer

Report: Brooklyn on top of James Harden’s wishlist but Nets divided on the idea

Breaking: 3 Knicks employees test positive for coronavirus; MSG training center shut down

New York Knicks, Marcus Morris

Bradley Beal leaves door open for Nets, other contenders

Brooklyn Nets, Joe Harris

Will the Knicks hit or miss on Nets’ unrestricted free agent Joe Harris?

New York Knicks, Lamelo Ball

LaMelo Ball joins Knicks’ RJ Barrett, Kevin Knox at Puma

Alexis Lafrenière

New York Rangers’ John Davidson says Alexis Lafreniere is the ‘complete package’ (Video)

Ken Waldichuk, yankees,

Yankees promoting dominant left handed starting pitcher to Triple-A

After edging Amanda Ribas at UFC Vegas 54, what’s next for Katlyn Chookagian?

anthony rizzo, yankees

Yankees dig the long ball: Bombers continue their slugging ways

How much money is Ellsbury owed?

Ellsbury, 35, is owed $42 million over the next two season, and there is a $5 million buyout of a $21 million option for 2021. However, the Yankees can collect insurance on his contract if he doesn’t play this season, which they’re probably expecting.

Essentially, if Jacoby remains inactive for the remainder of the season, the Bombers can collect $15,857,142 in insurance money. Unfortunately, it cannot be used to offset the luxury tax threshold. Another wrench thrown into the mix by the one valuable outfielder.

 

 

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments