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Ellsbury should be back Saturday

Updated: May 20, 2010, 11:14 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, who has missed the team's last 36 games with a hairline fracture of four ribs, will travel with the team to Philadelphia on Friday and is expected to be activated Saturday, manager Terry Francona said Thursday night.

With Sox GM Theo Epstein watching, Ellsbury went 3-for-4 with a double, stole a base and scored a run while playing for the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs on a rehab assignment Thursday afternoon. Francona said Ellsbury had ...

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