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Ellsbury shined for the Yankees Monday, going 3-for-5 with a home run, two runs scored and three RBI.

Ellsbury has been hitting the ball well lately, collecting 14 hits in his last 32 at-bats. The Yankees' big free agent splash has held his own in the Bronx this season, hitting .280 with 11 home runs and 35 stolen bases.

Jacoby Ellsbury CF NYY 3 Days

Ellsbury (general soreness) is back in the lineup Monday in Kansas City, Meredith Marakovits of YES Network reports.

Ellsbury's beat-up body was slated to receive a day off Sunday, but instead, he entered in the seventh inning to cover center, which he'll handle Monday as well. He's put together a productive seven-game stretch, during which he's hit .370 (10-for-27) with three RBI, two runs scored, and four stolen bases.

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Manager Joe Girardi acknowledged Ellsbury is "pretty beat up," MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports. As a result, Ellsbury will be held out of Sunday's lineup against the White Sox.

The combination of Ellsbury's general body soreness and left-hander Chris Sale on the mound for the White Sox were enough to convince manager Joe Girardi to give his $153 million outfielder a day off. Whatever physical issue Ellsbury is dealing with doesn't seem to be overly severe, making him a relatively safe lineup play during the upcoming week's slate of games.

Jacoby Ellsbury CF NYY 4 Days

Ellsbury is out of the lineup Sunday against the White Sox, MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports.

The Yankees will stock up heavily on right-handed bats with Chris Sale on the mound for the White Sox, with several key regulars taking a seat as a result. Ellsbury, Stephen Drew, Brian McCann and Brett Gardner will all find themselves out of the lineup Sunday, with Ichiro Suzuki, Brendan Ryan, Francisco Cervelli and Zelous Wheeler manning their respective positions.

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Ellsbury went 2-for-3 Monday with an RBI and a double against the Tigers.

Ellsbury and the Yankees produced nine hits, but could turn that into just two runs. The center fielder was just 1-for-13 this month before Monday's performance, bringing his average to .275 for the year with nine home runs.

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Jacoby Ellsbury is not in Monday's lineup against the Rangers.

We haven't heard anything about an injury, so he's likely just getting a breather. Brett Gardner will start in center field Monday while the newly-recalled Zoilo Almonte will start in left.

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Jacoby Ellsbury went 2-for-4 and hit his eighth homer Monday versus the Rangers.

This is more along the lines of what Ellsbury owners were hoping for; he's hit .304 with four homers, 12 RBI and five steals in 16 games this month.

Jacoby Ellsbury CF NYY 1 Month

Jacoby Ellsbury went 2-for-4 with a go-ahead two-run homer and a stolen base in Friday's win over the Reds.

Ellsbury's fifth inning blast off Mike Leake broke a 2-2 tie and stood up as the difference in the ballgame. It was his seventh home run of the season and his third this month alone. The high-priced outfielder is batting .284/.348/.409 with seven home runs, 44 RBI, 25 stolen bases, and 45 runs scored through 92 games this season, so he remains a highly valuable five-category contributor in fantasy leagues.

Jacoby Ellsbury CF NYY 2 Months

Jacoby Ellsbury broke a 4-4 tie in the 14th inning, blasting a solo home run to right field in Wednesday's win over the Indians.

Ellsbury went 3-for-7 with a double on the evening overall. The home run brought his slugging percentage back over .400, as he's now slashing .282/.347/.403 with six home runs, 41 RBI, and 25 stolen bases.

Jacoby Ellsbury CF NYY 2 Months

Jacoby Ellsbury went 2-for-5 with a home run, four RBI and two runs scored as the Yankees beat the Twins 9-7 on Sunday.

Ellsbury hit a three-run home run to cap the scoring against Twins starter Ricky Nolasco. He also doubled, had an RBI groundout and scored a run in the game. The outfielder is batting .284/.352/.398 in his first year in the Bronx.