Newsclip®: [Sports] Yankees view DL as last resort for Jacoby Ellsbury | New York Post

"Yankees manager Joe Girardi viewed the disabled list as a last resort for Jacoby Ellsbury and his tight right hip. And after watching Ellsbury show some more progress while jogging on the base paths before Wednesday’s 7-3 loss to the Royals at the Stadium, Girardi said the DL is the absolute last measure and he is hopeful about having the outfielder back this weekend. “He is making progress,” Girardi said of Ellsbury, who last played on Friday. “He is not ready to play. He is not running at enough of a percentage where I feel comfortable putting him in there.” Girardi said he would consider Ellsbury to pinch hit if “in a bind.” But while the DL seemed viable a few days ago, Girardi said he opposed the move. “Right now, I would say let’s wait a few more days and see if we can get him back this", nypost.com


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