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AL East: Yankees send Ellsbury to DL with concussion

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The Yankees are sending their high priced center fielder to the seven day disabled list with a concussion. Jacoby Ellsbury left the game in the second inning after slamming headfirst into the outfield wall while chasing down Alcides Escobar’s first pitch long ball.

It’s worth noting the Ellsbury made the catch and that it was awesome. You can watch a video of it here. The 33-year old was having a pretty good start to 2017, hitting a .281 ERA and four home runs. Ellsbury also sustained a neck sprain during the crash. There’s no timetable for his immediate return, but it looks like the Yankees won’t rush him back onto the field.

Here’s what else is goin’ down in the American League East: