After fixing mechanics, Dustin Ackley looking like new hitter
Lloyd McClendon doesn't know if Dustin Ackley is more confident now than earlier this season. But the Mariners manager does have a new nickname that...Thursday August 28, 2014Mariners' Ackley doesn’t worry about where he bats in lineup
Left fielder Dustin Ackley, back atop the Seattle Mariners lineup, contends one popular view for the leadoff role — making a concerted effort to see...Friday August 1, 2014Dustin Ackley continues hot hitting in July
This is the Dustin Ackley the Seattle Mariners have been waiting for. And with the outfielder’s newfound success in the batter’s box has come a...Monday July 28, 2014Dustin Ackley robs homer with leaping grab, joins 'catch of the year' discussion
You'll excuse Dustin Ackley if he's not as graceful as some of the outfielders who often get associated with great leaping catches. Ackley, the Seattle...Tuesday July 22, 2014Dustin Ackley starts July right with three-hit game
While the Mariners offense has been on the rise the last month, left fielder Dustin Ackley has been one hitter still searching for answers. But...Thursday July 3, 2014Dustin Ackley To Be Inducted Into Omaha Hall Of Fame
One of the best hitters in Atlantic Coast Conference history, Dustin Ackley holds the College World Series career record with 28 hits and the sweet-swinging...Tuesday June 24, 2014Dustin Ackley powers Mariners to victory
Dustin Ackley broke open a one-run game in the fifth inning, blasting a bases-loaded double off a 0-2 curveball by Rays starter Alex Cobb to...Saturday June 7, 2014Dustin Ackley smacks two more homers
Dustin Ackley has always maintained he isn’t a home-run hitter. But in the last few days, he has sure looked like one. Ackley belted a...Monday May 12, 2014The insanely encouraging April of Dustin Ackley
Yesterday, I tried to convince you not to give up on the Mariners by pointing out that many of their perceived problems are not sustainable...Sunday April 27, 2014Which Schools Have The Most Big Leaguers?
When it comes to which school has the most current big leaguers, Arizona State holds the crown with 11 thanks to Dustin Pedroia, Jason Kipnis,...Wednesday April 9, 2014Storylines: Tar Heels On MLB Rosters
A look at the Tar Heels on MLB opening day rosters and the major 2014 storylines for each player: Dustin Ackley, Seattle Mariners. After a...Monday March 31, 2014Mariners' Dustin Ackley Having a Strong Spring
The old adage that stresses a need to disregard spring-training stats generally holds true. Generally. Mariners left fielder Dustin Ackley sees it differently. That he...Friday March 28, 2014Dustin Ackley confident, ready for season
The Dustin Ackley the Mariners have seen this spring is the one they thought they were drafting No. 2 overall in 2009. Ackley is hitting...Monday March 24, 2014Shifting to left field, Dustin Ackley finding his comfort zone
A year ago, Dustin Ackley was searching. Searching for his swing, searching for his position on the team, searching for answers as to why things...Tuesday March 4, 2014Audio: Dustin Ackley Talks Mindset In The Batter’s Box
Dustin Ackley began reading parts of the book “The Mental Game of Baseball” last season. Just reading small passages made Ackley realize he needed to...Thursday February 27, 2014Dustin Ackley getting mindset right, swing to follow
Dustin Ackley really likes where his swing is right now. But he likes where his head is even more. If there’s one thing Ackley’s frustrating...Monday February 24, 2014Dustin Ackley As Lead-Off Hitter?
Dustin Ackley is a man of many hats. Not only in referring to his gnome lookalike. His versatility has drawn comparisons to that of Tampa...Thursday February 6, 2014Mariners' Dustin Ackley awarded for defensive prowess
Dustin Ackley has been named the Seattle Mariners' recipient of the 2013 Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award, an honor that goes to one...Saturday November 9, 2013After quiet start, Dustin Ackley silenced his critics
There will undoubtedly be questions about Dustin Ackley's position and situation with the Mariners this offseason as the club ponders how the 2009 first-round Draft...Monday October 21, 2013Is Dustin Ackley fixed?
It's hard to be optimistic about Dustin Ackley. After he met expectations in his rookie year, the late season decline didn't seem like that big...Thursday September 19, 2013