Ellsbury Has Cracked Ribs, Daisuke in Sox Rotation
Jacoby Ellsbury is elligible to exit the Disabled List on Tuesday, but he is still not sure if he will play. Still in pain, Ellsbury found out yesterday that he has hairline fractures in four of his ribs. All of this came from collision with outfielder Adrian Beltre’s knee.
Ellsbury had this to say:
“Yeah, I would say so, but you never know.” “I’m pretty optimistic. I’m never going to say no on anything. [It's] just kind of what I told you before. I can’t really predict.”
In other Red Sox news, Dice-K has pushed Tim Wakefield out of the rotation as the fifth starter. Wakefield will go to the bullpen for the first time since 2004. Wakefield is 43 years old and struggling a bit to start the season.
Herrera at Shortstop Makes More Sense For Phillies
Moving Odubel Herrera from a crowded outfield picture to shortstop would help put some punch into the Philadelphia Phillies' everyday lineup. Read More
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Makes Good First Impression In ST
In his first game of the spring, New York Mets' Kirk Nieuwenhuis made a good impression. Read More