Jacoby Ellsbury won't need surgery

Updated: April 17, 2012, 6:43 PM ET
By Steven Krasner | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, who suffered a subluxation of his right (non-throwing shoulder) last Friday, had his MRI exams read by noted California orthopedist Dr. Lewis Yocum and will not need immediate surgery, manager Bobby Valentine said Tuesday.

"There was a consensus of opinion on both the damage and how to proceed," Valentine said of the consultation with Yocum.

"He had some hand manipulation for range of motion. They're trying to take it ...

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