Are Jacoby Ellsbury's struggles at the plate costing him millions

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Scott Levesque
Managing Editor

The recent play of the Boston Red Sox has had a rippling effect on more than just the team as a whole. If you're a soon-to-be free agent - like Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury - the light at the end of the tunnel is shrinking as quickly as the team's chances of winning the AL East - as this losing streak continues. Sure, yesterday's win may (or may not) turn things around but it's clear the Red Sox are desperately looking to change their current losing ways. For Ellsbury, this is more important then ever.

With Red Sox management refusing to talk shop during the season (so far) it's beginning to look like Ellsbury's days are numbered in Boston, or are they? ESPN's Buster Olney joined Mut & Marloni to discuss Ellsbury's prospects if he continues to struggle at the plate.

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