Even historically bad Red Sox OF doesn't miss powerless Ellsbury

Tuesday June 3rd, 2014
Jacoby Ellsbury has two home runs this year and 67 in his career, 32 of which came in 2011.
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There is no way Boston will stand for an outfield continuing to hit .215 without doing something by the end of July. Whether the answer is promoting Mookie Betts from its minor league system or trading for free-agents-to-be such as Seth Smith or Josh Willingham, or one of the surplus outfielders in St. Louis (Allen Craig?), the Red Sox will have to start considering options if Gomes, Bradley, Sizemore and Victorino don't improve in the next 30 games.

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