Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 3/13/13
He could probably talk to a Buffalo too! The young 3B has been ahead of schedule his entire career; Mariners fans are looking forward to year three. At the ripe age of 25, 3B Kyle Seager is heading into his third season with the Seattle Mariners, his second complete season. Called up in 2011, Seager surprised both fans and experts by arriving at the show only a month after 2B Dustin Ackley was called up as well. Why the comparison? Seager and Ackley were selected in the same draft by Seattle (Ackley, #2 overall, Seager, third round). They were also college teammates at the University of North Carolina where Ackley played predominantly 1B and Seager at 2B. Although Ackley has not been a disappointment, Seager has taken the steps fans anticipated out of Ackley sooner. Seager’s smooth approach and powerful swing placed him in the heart of the order a year ago, where he led the AL in 2-out RBI. Good signs ahead, here are a few more reasons why Seager could possibly represent Seattle in ...
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