Robinson Cano had two hits and an RBI and Dustin Ackley’s had a three-run double among his two hits, as a Seattle Mariners split-squad beat the Colorado Rockies 8-1 Monday.
Dustin Ackley joined the Steve Sandmeyer Show on Febryary 20th to talk about his new approach.
Now with a new position and a renewed approach, the Mariners are hoping Dustin Ackley returns to the hitter he was coming out of college and early in his Seattle career, and less like the tentative, often fiddling hitter he was during 2012 and early last season.
Jason A. Churchill kind of likes a projected lineup that includes Kendrys Morales, who remains a free agent and is being pursued by multiple clubs.
Steve, Bill & Jason talk with Sports Press NW co-founder Art Thiel, Seattle Mariners radio broadcaster Rick Rizzs, CBS Sports college basketball analyst Jeff Borzello, and Seattle Mariners outfielder Dustin Ackley
The leadoff position has been an issue with the club ever since Ichiro Suzuki was dealt to New York in 2012.
Jason A. Churchill writes that the Seattle Mariners need a high-quality starting pitcher, regardless of Hisashi Iwakuma’s injury situation.
Jack Zduriencik does not see the Seattle Mariners making another splash signing before the start of spring training after an offseason of big moves highlighted by the signing of second baseman Robinson Cano.
The Seattle Mariners’ new skipper has a resume that suggests the club’s young hitters will benefit from his presence.
Oft-injured Mariners center fielder Franklin Gutierrez was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring Tuesday, two days after coming off the 60-day DL for the same thing.