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DUSTIN ACKLEY RUMORS

Yankees have deals with Pineda, Ackley, avert arbitration

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Yankees have agreed to one-year, non-guaranteed contracts with right-hander Michael Pineda and infielder-outfielder Dustin Ackley, forgoing salary arbitration with both. The Yankees also on Friday claimed minor league outfielder Lane Adams off waivers from Kansas City and designated infielder Ronald Torreyes for assignment. Torreyes was obtained in a...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

What we think about, when we think about Dustin Ackley

One of these days, Dustin Ackley - the 1B-OF who came over in Cashman's trade deadline deal-making ibogaine-delirium, and who was supposed to replace Garrett Jones, "the glove of stones," but who suddenly reported back problems, which the honest-as-the-day-is-long Seattle Mariners brain trust knew ABSOLUTELY NOTHING about, when they dealt his ass like a basket of peach pits...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees get Dustin Ackley from Mariners for two minor leaguers

The Seattle Mariners didn’t figure to make too much noise before Friday’s trade deadline. But the team did finally cut loose a top draft pick that just never developed into the star he was projected to be. Dustin Ackley was traded to the New York Yankees on Thursday in exchange for two minor leaguers. The 27-year-old was Seattle’s No. 1 draft pick (selected second overall)...
Via The Outside Corner
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees finally get Dustin Ackley

By Jeff Sullivan The Yankees had been chasing Dustin Ackley for a while. I don’t know exactly how long the pursuit had gone on, but I remember rumors around the 2013 winter meetings, and they’ve popped up from time to time since. Somewhere, in the back of his mind, Brian Cashman maintained his interest in Ackley, and now he’s finally gotten Jack Zduriencik to crack, with...
Via Fangraphs
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Three potential breakout players

1. Dustin Ackley, LF Mariners outfielder Dustin Ackley Ackley, the former number two overall pick, has been one of the most up-and-down players in the MLB. Some weeks he looks like the next superstar, and other weeks he slumps mightily. This inconsistency has led to many questions about his future. Ackley shined as a rookie in 2011, posting a .273 batting average. He hasn’t...
Via isportsweb.com
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Should The Seattle Mariners trade Ackley And Walker?

The Time For A Deal Is Now The Seattle Mariners have a problem and it’s not a new problem either. Fresh out of the All-Star break the same thing that haunts this team is still present.  I guess I shouldn’t have expected it to go away just because the M’s had a few days off. The problem is easily identifiable if you watched the most recent series against the Angels. The M’s...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Rumors: Dustin Ackley drawing interest

The Seattle Mariners have surprised many people this season. Even after signing Robinson Cano to an extravagant deal, not many people predicted Seattle to be a contender in the supposedly very strong AL West division, which included powerhouses in the Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers, and a sleeper in the Los Angeles Angels. The Mariners are 52-45 and are currently in place to...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners’ offense struggles again

The Seattle Mariners got off to a sizzling start, owning first place in the A.L. West after a win over Oakland last Friday.  But, what a difference a week makes.  Seattle fell to under .500 for the first time this season after dropping three out of four games to the Texas Rangers.  With all the questions about starting pitching and the murderous early season schedule, this is...
Via isportsweb.com
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Break on Through to the Other Side Dustin Ackley

Dustin Ackley was the 2nd overall pick in the 2009 Amateur Draft and debuted with the Mariners in 2011, on June 17th. Before his callup, with Tacoma, in the Pacific Coast League, Ackley slashed .303/.421/.487 and continued on at the highest level to the tune of .273/.348/.417. Respectable numbers, especially from the two-bag and Dustin Ackley was on the fantasy radar and a trendy...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Restored confidence has Seattle hopeful in Ackley

When Dustin Ackley came out of college as the No. 2 pick in the 2009 amateur draft, the one thing the Seattle Mariners were certain about was the kid could hit. His position on the field, though, was always in question - was he a second baseman, an outfielder? - but no one doubted the purity of Ackley's swing. Early in his career, the results followed. And then Ackley started thinking...
Via Associated Press
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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