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Jacoby Ellsbury set to return this Wednesday

The Yankees are getting their high price outfielder back before Wednesday's game against the A's.

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Jacoby Ellsbury hasn't played in a game since May 19th, but is set to return to the lineup this week.

He's only mustered 170 plate appearances, but when he was healthy, Ellsbury posted fantastic offensive numbers. His slash line through 37 games is .324/.412/.372, and he owns a wOBA of .355 and a wRC+ of 126. He struggled mightily in four games with the Yankees High-A affiliate, hitting just .154, and producing a negative wRC+, however the results aren't really important.

His rehab stint was mainly to make sure his knee was healthy enough to play on an everyday basis, and considering that he's being recalled earlier than expected, the Yankees are clearly confident that he's ready to go.

Ramon Flores figures to be the odd man out with Ellsbury's return, and will likely return to AAA. Chris Young and Garrett Jones will probably form a platoon in right field until Carlos Beltran is ready to come back from his oblique injury.