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Dustin Ackley | Outfielder

Team: Seattle Mariners
Age / DOB:  (26) / 2/26/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 194
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Dustin Ackley had big night at the plate Friday against the Astros, going 2-for-4 with two solo home runs, a walk, and three runs scored.
It was the second multi-homer game of his career. Ackley came into Friday's action 3-for-35 (.086) this month. The Mariners and fantasy owners will have to hope that the big game will get him going again. Sep 20 - 1:15 AM

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Dustin Ackley went 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI as the Mariners' stomped the Angels 13-2 on Tuesday.

Ackley has missed a lot of time recently with bone spurs in his ankle. The injury makes it difficult for him to plant and pivot off the foot. So long as Ackley can tolerate the pain, he'll be in the lineup. He's now slashing .251/.298/.397 through 133 games.
Sep 17 - 1:34 AM

Dustin Ackley is back in the Mariners' lineup Monday.

Ackley sat out the last two contests after his left ankle issue flared up, but he doesn't expect it to keep him out of action any more this season. It's possible that he'll require surgery over the offseason.
Sep 15 - 6:50 PM

Dustin Ackley (ankle) is not in the Mariners' starting lineup Saturday against the Athletics.

Ackley played Friday but was out for a week prior due to bone spurs in his left ankle. He felt soreness again after his return. Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon noted that he will be evaluated day-by-day.
Sep 13 - 5:47 PM

Dustin Ackley is back in the Mariners' lineup Friday.

Ackley missed the last week of action due to bone spurs in his left ankle. It's possible that he'll require surgery over the offseason, but for now he'll try to gut it out through the final few weeks. He's batting .251/.300/.399 with 11 homers and 60 RBI for the Mariners this season.
Sep 12 - 5:26 PM

The Mariners are hopeful Dustin Ackley (ankle) could be available by Friday.

Ackley has been dealing with bone spurs in his left ankle that have kept him out of the lineup since Saturday. Even if he's unavailable Friday, it seems as though Ackley will be back contributing in some fashion shortly thereafter.
Sep 10 - 6:43 PM

Dustin Ackley remains a few days away from a return after an MRI showed bone spurs in his left ankle.

Ackley had surgery back in October of 2012 to remove a bone spur from the same ankle. It's not clear at this point whether he might eventually require another operation, but expect him for now to play through the issue after a few more days of rest.
Sep 9 - 6:30 PM

Dustin Ackley (ankle) will undergo an MRI Monday.

Ackley will miss his second straight games Monday with a left ankle injury, but he doesn't think he'll miss much, if any more, time. The outfielder is hitting .291/.328/.497 since the All-Star break.
Sep 8 - 6:53 PM

Dustin Ackley is out of the Mariners' lineup again Monday against the Astros.

Ackley exited Saturday's game with a left ankle injury and will now miss his second straight start. Endy Chavez will play left field while Michael Saunders (intercostal, viral infection) has been activated from the disabled list and will start in right.
Sep 8 - 5:36 PM

Dustin Ackley (ankle) is hoping to return to the lineup Monday.

Ackley is sitting out Sunday after exiting Saturday's contest with a left ankle injury, but he's already feeling better. Chris Denorfia is in left field Sunday.
Sep 7 - 1:20 PM

Dustin Ackley left Saturday's game in the seventh inning with a jammed left ankle.

He's considered day-to-day. Chris Denorfia will probably start in left field against left-hander Derek Holland on Sunday.
Sep 7 - 1:44 AM

Dustin Ackley went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBI in the Nationals' 5-3 win over the Mariners on Sunday.

Ackley came through with an RBI single in the third inning before blasting a three-run shot in the fifth. The homer proved to be the game-winning RBI. Ackley has 11 homers on the year, including six home runs, 24 RBI and 19 runs scored in August. He's hitting .260/.307/.414 overall.
Aug 31 - 8:26 PM

Dustin Ackley went 3-for-5 with an RBI and three runs scored as the Mariners held on to beat the Red Sox 8-6 on Sunday.

Ackley finished a home run shy of the cycle, hitting his third triple of the season in the fifth inning. He's hitting .256/.306/.400 on the year, but Ackley has enjoyed the month of August -- after Sunday's game, the 26-year-old has 18 RBI and 15 runs scored in 21 games this month.
Aug 24 - 6:16 PM

Dustin Ackley slugged a three-run homer Saturday in the Mariners' 7-3 defeat of the Red Sox.

The big fly capped off a seven-run fourth inning for the M's, who are season-best 12 games above .500. Ackley has been hitting pretty well in August but still owns a weak .252/.303/.390 overall slash line in 2014.
Aug 23 - 5:28 PM

Dustin Ackley (back) went 1-for-4 with a go-ahead two-run single, a walk, and a run scored Friday against the Red Sox.

Ackley didn't start Wednesday due to a sore back, but he appeared as a pinch-hitter in the game and was good to go following Thursday's off-day. It shouldn't be an issue moving forward.
Aug 23 - 4:19 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Mike Zunino
2Jesus Sucre
3Humberto Quintero
1B1Logan Morrison
2Justin Smoak
2B1Robinson Cano
SS1Chris Taylor
2Brad Miller
3B1Kyle Seager
2Willie Bloomquist
LF1Dustin Ackley
2Endy Chavez
3Stefen Romero
CF1Austin Jackson
2James Jones
3Franklin Gutierrez
RF1Michael Saunders
2Chris Denorfia
DH1Kendrys Morales
2Corey Hart
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Felix Hernandez
2Hisashi Iwakuma
3James Paxton
4Chris Young
5Roenis Elias
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Fernando Rodney
2Danny Farquhar
3Brandon Maurer
4Yoervis Medina
5Charlie Furbush
6Tom Wilhelmsen
7Joe Beimel
8Dominic Leone
9Carson Smith
10Lucas Luetge
11Taijuan Walker
12Erasmo Ramirez