Jacoby Ellsbury reaches 3 times in Yanks’ loss to Pirates – ESPN

Jacoby Ellsbury reaches 3 times in Yanks’ loss to PiratesESPNBRADENTON, Fla. — Jacoby Ellsbury reached base in all three plate appearances of his New York Yankees’ spring training debut, scoring…

In extending Brett Gardner, Yankees get a rare bargain – SI.com

SI.comBrett Gardner slashed .273/.344/.416 in a bounce-back season for the Yankees in 2013. (Michael Dwyer/AP). When the Yankees signed Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year, $153 million free-agent deal back in…

Cashman on Cano: ‘I’ll throw him bouquets’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK – For the second time in eight days, the Yankees introduced a major offseason signing, and still the conversation focused on the guy who wasn’t there. On…

Jacoby Ellsbury to be introduced by Yankees – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeSince his breakout run as a rookie in 2007 that was pivotal a World Series championship, Jacoby Ellsbury has been one of the key players for the Red Sox…

Yankees may have never really wanted Robinson Cano back on team – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsIn the end, the Yankees were smart not to match 10 years and $240 million for Robinson Cano, but they drew a harder line than that, even…

Comparing Jones to Ellsbury, plus a take on Cano and the Yankees – MASNsports.com

MASNsports.comIt was big news earlier this week when free agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury went from the Red Sox to the Yankees. He agreed to a seven-year, $153 million dollar deal…

Red Sox well prepared to let Jacoby walk – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldNO WORRIES: Losing Jacoby Ellsbury does not compare to Johnny Damon, above, jumping to the Yankees. And the Sox can fill the center fielder’s shoes with Jackie Bradley Jr.…

Mark Wahlberg has decided to let the Yankees sign Jacoby Ellsbury – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRed Sox nation, relax: Mark Wahlberg has given his blessing for Boston fan favorite Jacoby Ellsbury to take his new deal with the New York Yankees. “We got the…

Jacoby Ellsbury joins New York Yankees – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe New York Yankees, after bluffing that they would slash their payroll this winter, exposed their hand to the baseball world Tuesday night. Yep, the Yankees are back to…

4 reasons the Yankees will regret the Jacoby Ellsbury deal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYUSA TODAY Sports’ Bob Nightengale is reporting Jacoby Ellsbury has signed a seven-year contract with the New York Yankees that is in excess of $150 million, ending his seven-year…

Yanks Add Dynamic Leadoff Hitter – ESPN

ESPNSomeone very close to the pursuit of Jacoby Ellsbury was asked Tuesday night what this all means. The person was reminded that the New York Yankees were supposed to be…

10 Yankees questions in wake of Ellsbury deal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYChad Jennings examines 10 ramifications the Jacoby Ellsbury deal will have on the Yankees: 1. What does this mean for $189 million? The goal to sneak under Major League…

Jacoby Ellsbury was never soft, but deal with Yankees proves he was a mercenary – Boston.com

Boston.comThere have been two longstanding narratives attached to Jacoby Ellsbury, the two-time Red Sox champion and filthy-rich new Yankee. The first is that he is, to use a gentler synonym…

Ellsbury to sign with Yankees for $153 million – Boston.com

Boston.comRed Sox fans have read this story before. A popular and speedy center fielder becomes a free agent and decides to switch sides in baseball’s most heated rivalry and sign…

Yanks and Ellsbury Near Seven-Year Deal – New York Times

New York TimesWhen the Yankees signed Johnny Damon away from the Boston Red Sox in 2006 — two years after he helped them beat the Yankees win the World Series…

Ellsbury, Yanks reportedly have seven-year deal – MLB.com

MLB.comNEW YORK — Jacoby Ellsbury and the Yankees are in serious talks and could be closing in on a blockbuster seven-year contract, according to a report by CBSSports.com. Citing a…