MLB: Boston 4, N.Y. Yankees 3

BOSTON, April 12 (UPI) -- Manny Ramirez homered, doubled, drove in three runs and scored twice Saturday in carrying the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 win over the New York Yankees.

MLB: Toronto 7, Boston 4

TORONTO, April 6 (UPI) -- A grand slam home run by Frank Thomas in the bottom of the fifth inning Sunday carried the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox.

MLB: Boston 2, Oakland 1

OAKLAND, Calif., April 2 (UPI) -- Jason Varitek's RBI double in the sixth inning carried the Boston Red Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics Tuesday.

MLB: Boston 10, Colorado 5

DENVER, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Jacoby Ellsbury had four hits, drove in two runs and scored twice Saturday night, as the Boston Red Sox beat Colorado, 10-5, to go up 3-0 in the World Series.

MLB: Boston 7, Oakland 3

BOSTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- David Ortiz and Jacoby Ellsbury each had two RBI Tuesday, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 7-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics.

MLB: Boston 8, Tampa Bay 6

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Jason Varitek and Julio Lugo hit ninth inning homers Saturday night, as the Boston Red Sox rallied past Tampa Bay, 8-6.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 4, Boston 3

BOSTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Derek Jeter had two hits and drove in three runs Sunday night to lead the New York Yankees to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox.

MLB: Boston 10, N.Y. Yankees 1

BOSTON, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Josh Beckett became the season's first 19-game winner and Jacoby Ellsbury drove in three runs Saturday, as the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Yankees, 10-1.

MLB: Boston 16, Tampa Bay 10

BOSTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Kevin Youkilis' bases-loaded triple gave Boston the lead Tuesday and the Red Sox outlasted the Tampa Bay Devil Rays 16-10.

MLB: Baltimore 11, Boston 5

BALTIMORE, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Scott Moore hit his first career grand slam home run Saturday night to help the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox, 11-5.

MLB: Boston 4, Baltimore 0

BALTIMORE, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Jon Lester combined with two relievers on a four-hitter Friday night to give the Boston Red Sox a 4-0 victory over Baltimore.

MLB: Boston 5, Toronto 3

BOSTON, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Jacoby Ellsbury was 3-for-3 with a two-run homer Tuesday as the Boston Red Sox posted a 5-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.

MLB: Boston 13, Toronto 10

BOSTON, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Mike Lowell wen 3-for-4 with a three-run home run and four RBI Monday as the Boston Red Sox powered past the Toronto Blue Jays 13-10.

MLB: Boston 10, Baltimore 0

BOSTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Rookie right-hander Clay Buchholz threw a no-hitter Saturday night as the Boston Red Sox pounded Baltimore, 10-0.

MLB: Boston 7, Tampa Bay 5

BOSTON, July 4 (UPI) -- Doug Mirabelli and Mike Lowell each drove in two runs Wednesday afternoon to help the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, 7-5.
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Jacoby Ellsbury
Boston Red Sox's Jacoby Ellsbury (46) gets a high five from teammate George Kottaras after Ellsbury scored on a single by teammate Nick Green in the second inning against the Florida Marlins at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts on June 16, 2009. (UPI Photo/Matthew Healey)

Jacoby McCabe Ellsbury (first name pronounced /dʒəˈkoʊbi/ jə-koh-bee); born September 11, 1983) is an American professional baseball center fielder with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. Ellsbury attended Madras High School where he was a 4-year letterman in football and baseball, and played varsity basketball his sophomore through senior year. Ellsbury's career batting average of .567 and being caught stealing only once are Oregon High School State Records. He also holds the Oregon record for stolen bases in a game with 7. Ellsbury was first drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 23rd round of the 2002 MLB Draft but did not sign. He was then drafted 23rd overall by Boston in 2005, after three years at Oregon State University.

Ellsbury is officially enrolled as a member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes and is the first Native American of Navajo descent to reach the Major Leagues. As of 2008, he was one of only three active non-Hispanic Native American players in Major League Baseball, along with Kyle Lohse of the St. Louis Cardinals and Joba Chamberlain of the New York Yankees. Ellsbury is English and German on his paternal side.

Ellsbury was born September 11, 1983, in Madras, Oregon, to Jim and Margie Ellsbury, the oldest of four children. Growing up with Little League Baseball, he often played on a team with kids up to three years his senior though he was still the fastest and best player on the team. In high school, Ellsbury lettered in football and baseball for four years and in basketball for three. He hit .681 and had 82 stolen bases his senior year in baseball and averaged 15.6 points per game and had an average of 3.4 blocks per game in basketball. He finished his football career with 12 interceptions and 5 kickoff returns for touchdowns.

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