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Seattle Mariners – LF Dustin Ackley

The Mariners are tucked up in the Northwest of the country and do not get the coverage that some teams get, so Ackley may be a new name for you.  Granted his time in the big leagues has been less-than-stellar, but so far his spring has been excellent.  He has seven hits in 16 at-bats and seven RBI with a homer.  Ackley’s is the projected starter for the Mariners in 2014 and the team needs consistent hitting to go along with it’s strong pitching.