A.J. Ellis suffers severe ankle sprain during no-hitter celebration
Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis suffered a severe ankle sprain while celebrating Josh Beckett's no-hitter on Sunday.
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A.J. Ellis severely sprained his right ankle during the no-hitter celebration yesterday.— Pedro Moura (@pedromoura) May 26, 2014
Ellis jumped up and landed on Drew Butera's discarded catcher's gear during the celebration, he said.— Pedro Moura (@pedromoura) May 26, 2014
Ellis, 33, is hitting only .170/.350/.213 (65 OPS+) with more walks (12) than strikeouts (10) so far this season. He has put up a .250/.347/.380 (104 OPS+) batting line since taking over as the team's starting catcher during the 2012 season.
With Ellis out, the Dodgers will rely on Drew Butera and Tim Federowicz behind the plate. There is no timetable for Ellis' return at the moment.
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