Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 8/29/12
Timely hitting paves road to victory The Headline: timely hits from Ackley and Seager secure another Mariners win. Seattle Mariners 5, Minnesota Twins 2When: 8:10 ET, Tuesday, August 28, 2012Where: Target Field, MinneapolisTemperature: 83Umpires: Home — Dana DeMuth, 1B — Doug Eddings, 2B — Kerwin Danley, 3B — Paul NauertAttendance: 29,854 Love ‘em 1. Ackley Powers Up Looking to continue a strong August, Dustin Ackley entered Tuesday night’s contest hitting .333 with seven RBI over his last 13 games. The second baseman didn’t disappoint when, in the fifth, he launched a 3-run shot into right-center field. It was his first in 15 games, and only his 10th of the season, but it did provide his 13th, 14th and 15th RBIs of the month. 2. Situational Seager Despite the ups-and-downs, Kyle Seager has been an RBI machine for the Mariners this season. Tuesday night was no different as his two-run double upped his team lead to 75 RBI. Those two also represented his 43rd and 44th two-out RBI on
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