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Dustin Ackley earns Arizona Fall League MVP honors
Anyone who saw Dustin Ackley in April probably could not envision the Mariners' second-base prospect taking home any kind of award for his on-field performance...

Daniel Bard on former UNC teammate Andrew Miller: ‘All the tools are still there’
Red Sox reliever Daniel Bard got the text message from Andrew Miller — his former teammate at the University of North Carolina — just minutes...

The future, aka Dustin Ackley, looks bright in Arizona
Dustin Ackley, the Mariners' top pick in the 2009 draft, was named Arizona Fall League player of the week, and he continued to tear up...

Another Dustin Ackley Update
Dustin Ackley went 4-for-4 with his third home run for the Peoria Javelinas last night, which was the fourth time in his nine starts since...

The Tale of a King
"Clyde King’s arrival in Chapel Hill in 1942 has somewhat of a movie set feel to it. A wide-eyed teenage athlete from a small town...

Former major league manager Clyde King dies
Clyde King, whose baseball career as a player, coach, manager and front-office man spanned six decades, has died in North Carolina. He was 86. King...

Dustin Ackley staying hot in the desert
It looks like Dustin Ackley has taken what he learned in the Minor League playoffs to the Arizona Fall League. Ackley homered and drove in...

Alex White Named Indians Minor League Pitcher Of The Year
The Cleveland Indians named former Tar Heel Alex White their 2010 Minor League Pitcher of the Year for his efforts this season. White was the...

Dustin Ackley is Model of Consistency
Dustin Ackley brings a winning attitude to every team he’s on. Dustin Ackley seems to be the Seattle Mariners’ model prospect in more ways than...

Dustin Ackley begins Fall League season with homer in first at-bat
Dustin Ackley, who got a couple of weeks off after the Tacoma Rainiers' season, homered in his first at-bat, a solo drive to right field...

Dustin Ackley finally gets a break
Dustin Ackley lost count of how many baseball games he has played since he signed with the Seattle Mariners nearly 14 months ago. “It was...

Brian Roberts says concussion-like symptoms might've been caused by hitting himself with bat
After six days of not playing and not talking to the media, second baseman Brian Roberts met with reporters in manager Buck Showalter's office following...

Dustin Ackley's training for 2011 begins Tuesday in Peoria
There won't be much rest of the worn down this off-season, especially for a Mariners organization that must get right back to work after the...

Dustin Ackley, Rainiers sweep to PCL crown
Dustin Ackley has come a long way this year, capping his first season as a pro in dramatic fashion for the Tacoma Rainiers. Ackley drew...

Ackley brings hope to Mariners
As he nears the end of a whirlwind season that has seen him learn a new position and conquer a prolonged early slump, Ackley has...

Q&A with Tacoma Rainiers' Dustin Ackley
Before I turned professional I only used wooden bats when I played one summer in the Cape Cod League. There were only 12 games, so...

Eight Tar Heels To Appear In Minor League Playoffs
he University of North Carolina will be well represented in the Minor League Baseball playoffs this week as eight Tar Heels will look to lead...

Matt Harvey turned things around in college
When Matt Harvey went to North Carolina instead of signing with the Angels, who had drafted him in the third round of the 2007 draft,...

Andrew Miller says call-up to Florida Marlins was 'pleasant surprise'
Andrew Miller, once seen as the big return prize in the Miguel Cabrera trade with the Tigers three years ago, arrived in Pittsburgh on Thursday...

Mets sign 1st-round draft pick RHP Matt Harvey
The Mets have agreed to a contract with first-round draft pick Matt Harvey that includes a $2,525,000 signing bonus. The deal was completed shortly before...

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