While sliding into agree with bottom, Jacoby Ellsubry worn-out into Rays' shortstop Reid Brignac, who at that time fell squarely on Ellsbury's in shape shoulder. He directly grabbed in favor of to shoulder, and was taken exposed of the game by the Red Sox directly, replaced by Ryan Sweeney, with Cody Ross, who was in in shape theme, tender in excess of to concentrate.
There's refusal word yet on how serious the injury was, but it wouldn't be surprising to hear to his shoulder is dislocated. If that's the task, how soon he returns has a percentage to accomplish with whether present was at all wound in the area in addition the dislodgment. Of flow, we don't know if to is what's even wide of the mark with him, so let's not try to fool around doctor with him completely yet.
If Ellsbury were to extremity up on the disabled register, or, worst-case, fail to notice a noteworthy amount of era, at that time the outfield would be Darnell McDonald, Cody Ross, and Ryan Sweeney until Carl Crawford is able to return from his wrist rehabilitation. With Ryan Kalish not in the minors yet, and Che-Hsuan Lin the solitary other outfielder on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox might be not there in options. Lars Anderson completely in progress to fool around the outfield, so he's likely not individual of the possibilities, and Jason Repko is not on the already-full 40-man roster.
We'll keep you posted on at all added in a row regarding Ellsbury's injury. For right now, the Red Sox are proverb it's a "right shoulder injury" to will be supplementary evaluated.
[Update 9:58 pm] According to Alex Speier, an industry source has believed to Ellsbury suffered a dislodgment to may perhaps set him exposed of commission in favor of six-to-eight weeks. Earlier in our day, Che-Hsuan Lin was scratched from the Red Sox lineup, so it's likely he'll take Ellsbury's place on the roster.