MLB roundup: Ellsbury out indefinitely
Updated On: Sep 07 2013 06:24:59 PM CDT
Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is out indefinitely after an MRI showed inflammation and swelling in his right foot, manager John Farrell said Saturday.
The Red Sox, who are in New York this weekend for a series against the Yankees, sent Ellsbury back to Boston for some tests on his injured foot. Ellsbury was in a walking boot earlier.
ESPN reported that doctors are trying to determine whether Ellsbury has a deep bone bruise or a fracture.
Ellsbury fouled a ball off his foot Aug. 28. He was playing through the pain but was out of Friday's lineup.
The club called up Jackie Bradley Jr. from Triple-A Pawtucket. He went 1-for-4 and scored twice in Boston's 13-9 win over the Yankees.
Ellsbury, 29, has a batting line of .299/.355/.424 with 31 doubles, eight triples, eight home runs, 52 RBI, 89 runs and a major-league-best 52 stolen bases this year.
---New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter left Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox and had a CT scan on his troublesome left ankle.
The results came back negative but manager Joe Girardi said he removed Jeter from the game because he did not like the way he was running.
Jeter, 39, has a batting line of .190/.288/.254 with one double, one homer and no stolen bases this season.
He has missed much of the season recovering from a broken ankle he sustained in last year's playoffs.
---The Cleveland Indians activated right-hander Corey Kluber from the 15-day disabled list, the club announced Saturday.
Kluber has been on the DL since Aug. 6 with a sore right finger. He is 7-5 with a 3.54 ERA in 21 games (19 starts) this season.
---Texas Rangers starting pitcher Matt Harrison, already declared out for the season, is having his third surgery of the year.
Harrison has thoracic outlet syndrome in his non-throwing right shoulder. He is schedule to have surgery to repair the issue on Monday. He also had the procedure on his left shoulder in 2009.
"I'm trying to set a record for surgeries in a year," Harrison told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "When I had it on the left side, I was full recovery in two-and-a-half months, and this is an arm I don't use to throw."
He is expected to be healthy by spring training.
Harrison also had two back surgeries earlier this season, which put him out for the year.
Harrison, 27, was 0-2 with an 8.44 ERA in two starts this season.