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Yankees settle contract dispute with Jacoby Ellsbury and avoid grievance hearing, per report

The New York Yankees and Jacoby Ellsbury quietly settled their contract dispute at least one year ago and avoided a grievance hearing, reports the New York Post. The settlement terms are unknown, though the payment was low enough to prevent the Yankees from exceeding the $248 million second competitive balance tax threshold in 2020 ($248 million prior to proration).
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Report: Yankees, Jacoby Ellsbury settled contract dispute

The New York Yankees and Jacoby Ellsbury have reportedly settled their contract dispute, according to a report from the New York Post. In 2019, it was reported that the Yankees would withhold $26 million owed to Ellsbury after the team released the outfielder. That dispute arose because Ellsbury used a non-team rehab facility while attempting to recover from multiple injuries.

The Boston Red Sox need to find a Jacoby Ellsbury clone

Red Sox speed could be enhanced with Whit Merrifield or Trea Turner. The Red Sox need Jacoby Ellsbury but will have to settle for an Ellsbury clone since the injury-plagued former Red Sox and Yankee is retired. Ellsbury, when healthy, was a terrific player, a competent hitter, excellent power, and intimidating speed. A great combination that eventually rewarded Ellsbury with an ill-fated seven-year $153 million contract from the Yankees.

Bad news for Yankees: Red Sox call up the next Jacoby Ellsbury? Chris Sale’s big step in rehab

Thursday was a busy day for the Boston Red Sox, even though their game against the New York Yankees was postponed by a COVID outbreak. Before the game, Boston called up outfielder Jarren Duran, the No. 3 prospect in the organization, according to MLB Pipeline. In fact, he was slated to start in center field on Thursday and bat seventh until the game was called off.

Yankees: Jacoby Ellsbury showing up at Fenway to troll NYY was brutal

Just when you start to feel like the tides might be turning in 2021’s edition of the Yankees–Red Sox rivalry, the Sox decided to celebrate Dustin Pedroia Day at Fenway Park on Friday…and Jacoby Ellsbury showed up. He’s alive. He looks fantastic. And the Yankees need a center fielder. What...

Ex-Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury shows up in Red Sox jersey (PHOTO)

BOSTON — Jacoby Ellsbury was already on the bad side of Yankees fans. He made it worse when he showed up wearing his old Red Sox jersey to Dustin Pedroia Day at Fenway Park on Friday, just before the Yankees faced Boston. Ellsbury sat next to former teammates Mike Lowell...

Yankees: Jacoby Ellsbury could screw NYY with luxury tax and MLB Draft pick

The New York Yankees‘ work to remain under the luxury tax threshold heading into the 2021 season could end up being all for naught. Then how bad would the organization look for opting not to spend big to improve the roster while the Los Angeles Dodgers went all out in their effort to repeat as World Series champs, dropping nearly $250 million?

New York Yankees finally done paying Jacoby Ellsbury

Jacoby Ellsbury has not been on a major league diamond since October 17, 2017. He appeared as a pinch runner for the New York Yankees in Game Four of the ALCS, scoring a run in what would be his final professional game. However, since that time, he has been getting paid, and getting paid well.

Jarren Duran, Boston Red Sox speedy prospect, draws comparisons to Grady Sizemore, Jacoby Ellsbury; ‘We’ll push him,’ Alex Cora says

Red Sox prospect Jarren Duran’s speed and game always has reminded manager Alex Cora of Jacoby Ellsbury. “But (ESPN reporter) Enrique Rojas actually during the Caribbean Series, he mentioned Grady Sizemore,” Cora said Saturday. “And I was like, ‘Whoa’ because Grady was stronger. And I was like, ‘That’s a good one.’”