How long am I going with this "calf" bit? As long as I can...According to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com, Jacoby Ellsbury is back... at least for 5 innings and that's a good thing. He writes:"... outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury played in his second Minor League game in as many days on Wednesday, playing five innings in center field and reporting no issues. Ellsbury played in a Class A game against a Pirates' squad at the Himes Complex in Tampa, Fla., going 1-for-4 with a walk. Ellsbury has not played in a Grapefruit League game since March 14 due to a sore right calf.'I think it went very well,' Ellsbury said."Good! Joe Girardi said it was "comforting" that Ellsbury will play another Minor League game Thursday, and then hopefully he'll be back with the club Friday. That's the plan anyway. Damn right...

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