Ellsbury says pain in ribs is back

Updated: May 27, 2010, 12:55 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury said he is experiencing pain along the band of the four ribs that sustained hairline fractures when he collided with third baseman Adrian Beltre on April 11. The pain, he said, is not unlike what he felt in the first days after the injury.

Red Sox manager Terry Francona had indicated to reporters that his understanding was that the pain was in a different area, more on Ellsbury's left side, and that the team intended to review the ...

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