The Yankees and Ellsbury have reportedly agreed to a seven-year, $153 million deal. The 30-year-old outfielder now has to pass a physical. He will likely play center field, the Daily News reported.
In 2013, Ellsbury batted .298 with 53 RBI, 9 home runs, and 52 stolen bases, according to baseball-reference.com.
The Yankees have also been in talks with Shin-Soo Choo, whose agent is Scott Boras, Ellsbury's rep.
The Bombers signed catcher Brian McCann to a five-year, $85 million deal.