Give Yankees scoreboard spelling error on Ellsbury
APR 08, 2014 12:59a ET
In the bottom of the sixth inning, Ellsbury's name appeared on the outfield scoreboard as he came up to bat. The only problem? Ellsbury's name was misspelled, and on a screen that big, it probably was very hard to miss.
The "Ellsubry" blunder drew attention away from what had been a successful home debut for the Yankees outfielder, who went 2-for-3 with two singles and an RBI up to that point.
Perhaps the misspelling distracted Ellsbury, as he failed to reach base in the sixth and finished the day going 2-for-4 at the plate. His efforts proved to be more than enough, however, as the Yankees defeated the Orioles 4-2.
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