Ellsbury finishes week strong
- Joe McHaney
- Madras Pioneer - News
>Steals three bags in one gameMadras High School graduate Jacoby Ellsbury finished with four hits for the Boston Red Sox in the final two games of a four-game series against the Cleveland Indians last week.
Ellsbury went two for four with two doubles and a run scored Aug. 11 during a 5-2 loss, and the speedy left-hander batted two for five with two runs scored and two RBIs in helping Boston win 14-1 Sunday.
In the opener of the series last Friday, Ellsbury had just one hit in four plate appearances, but he swiped three bags.
Ellsbury who is hitting .254 on the season, faces the Baltimore Orioles for three games, before playing at the New York Yankees for three games starting Aug. 17.