Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury is out of the lineup for Wednesday afternoon's series finale against the Astros with a sore hip.

Ellsbury hurt his hip in Tuesday night's 15-1 loss. Yankees manager Joe Girardi did not specify which hip was ailing Ellsbury.

"He wasn't running great at the end of the night," Girardi said before Wednesday's game. "He's sore, so [we'll] see where he's at. I'm not sure if I have him available [Wednesday]."

The Yankees have an off day on Thursday and then start a three-game series in Atlanta on Friday against the Braves. Girardi said he is not sure whether Ellsbury will be available for Friday's game.

"There was some swelling in it [Tuesday] night," Girardi said. "We haven't done any tests. I hope we do [have him Friday], but I can't tell you for sure."

Girardi was also asked whether he considered removing Ellsbury from Tuesday's game after the injury.

"Well, at that point I didn't really have any players left to put in," he said.

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Ellsbury has played in just 78 games this season. He has six home runs and 27 RBIs, along with 17 stolen bases. He is hitting .278.