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Dustin Ackley embracing utility role with Yankees
Dustin Ackley has found himself in a New York Yankees uniform because he's a player that can bring a lot to the table. The Yankees...

Dustin Ackley set to play pivotal role for Yankees in 2016
With starter Mark Teixeira down due to various injuries the past few years, there's a solid chance Dustin Ackley will see significant playing time at...

Dustin Ackley receives raise, avoids arbitration
The New York Yankees announced Friday that they avoided arbitration with two players—right-hander Michael Pineda and utility infielder/outfielder Dustin Ackley. A person with knowledge of...

Yankees hitting coach believes Dustin Ackley's September success can carry into 2016
Newly-promoted New York Yankees hitting coach Alan Cockrell knows a thing or two about Dustin Ackley, and also a thing or two about the specter...

Yankees hitting coach sees sustainability in Ackley’s late-season improvements
There’s a reason Dustin Ackley didn’t cost much at the trade deadline. Two soon-to-be-out-of-options minor leaguers were enough to acquire a former No. 2 overall...

Four Tar Heels Headed To MLB Postseason
Four former UNC baseball players will compete in the 2015 MLB Postseason beginning Tuesday with the American League Wild Card Game. New York Yankees Dustin...

Dustin Ackley takes over as Yankees' primary second baseman
Yankees outfielder Dustin Ackley went 1 for 4 with his ninth home run of the season in Sunday's win over the White Sox. With Stephen...

Dustin Ackley proving to be key acquisition for Yankees
There was very little fanfare about the Yankees' acquisition of Dustin Ackley from the Mariners before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, probably because it...

Yankees reaping rewards of three-year pursuit of Dustin Ackley
Three years ago, the Yankees’ pursuit of Dustin Ackley started. On July 30 they finally convinced the Mariners the former first-round pick in the 2009...

Has Dustin Ackley grabbed the Yankees' starting 2nd base job?
Dustin Ackley was a single shy of the cycle this weekend against the Mets and may have just played his way into a starting role...

Dustin Ackley’s lively bat giving Yanks a boost at second base
Manager Joe Girardi started Dustin Ackley against a right-hander again Sunday night and it paid off in the Yankees’ 11-2 victory over the Mets. Ackley’s...

Will Dustin Ackley be a legitimate option at second base for Yankees next year?
After the Yankees traded Jose Ramirez and Ramon Flores to the Mariners for Dustin Ackley, most people were unimpressed. While the team viewed him as...

Photo: Matt Harvey greets Dustin Ackley
Matt Harvey of the New York Mets greets Dustin Ackley of the New York Yankees in this photo from Major League Baseball's Twitter feed, ahead...

Joe Girardi's hunch on Dustin Ackley pays off for Yankees
Facing Toronto Blue Jays knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, Girardi penciled in Dustin Ackley at first base, giving Bird the day off. Girardi went with the veteran...

Dustin Ackley makes first start for Yankees
Almost six full weeks after he was acquired at the trade deadline, Dustin Ackley was finally in the Yankees’ starting lineup on Wednesday. With Brett...

Yankees' Dustin Ackley: Latest on his injury rehab
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman didn't rule out season-ending back surgery for Dustin Ackley when the newly acquired utility player went on the disabled list...

Warren, Miller, and Ackley: New York Tar Heels
This season, Yankees pitcher Adam Warren was reunited with UNC teammate Andrew Miller, who was in his last season at Carolina when Warren was a...

Dustin Ackley on DL after 2 games with Yankees
Five days after acquiring him from the Mariners, the Yankees will have to wait to see what Dustin Ackley can bring to their squad. For...

Yankees' Dustin Ackley couldn't shave his ridiculous beard alone
Here are a few takeaways from speaking with Yankees manager Joe Girardi, general manager Brian Cashman and Dustin Ackley about Ackley's expected role with the...

What does Dustin Ackley provide Yankees? Here's Joe Girardi's take
The Yankees traded for Dustin Ackley Thursday afternoon, shipping two mid-level prospects to the Seattle Mariners in return. (The Yankees sent outfielder Ramon Flores and...

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