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Mariners, Dustin Ackley agree to deal

Dustin Ackley, the No. 2 pick in Major League baseball's first-year draft, agreed to terms with the Seattle Mariners late last night. Ackley, a former North Carolina first baseman and a Walnut Cove resident, accepted the Mariners' contract offer and signed a five-year deal minutes before the midnight EDT signing deadline, according to the Associated Press. Ackley is in California and could not be reached. (Winston-Salem Journal)


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