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Mariners | Ketel Marte leading off again

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:16:27 -0700

Seattle Mariners 2B Ketel Marte is starting at second base and leading off Saturday, Aug. 1, against the Minnesota Twins and RHP Kyle Gibson. 2B Robinson Cano is serving as the designated hitter, and OF Austin Jackson will hit sixth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Marte went 0-for-4 with a walk in his debut Friday, but he should be given some more time before being used for FantasyScore purposes.

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Mariners | Ketel Marte making debut

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:43:10 -0700

Seattle Mariners SS Ketel Marte is starting at second base and hitting leadoff against Minnesota Twins SP Tommy Milone Friday, July 31, in his major league debut. 2B Robinson Cano (abdomen) remains out of the lineup. OF Austin Jackson moves from the leadoff spot to sixth in the batting order.

Fantasy Tip: Marte won't be available on FantasyScore tonight after just being called up earlier in the day, but he could have short-term fantasy value with Cano dinged up. Marte's salary will likely be low on FantasyScore to be an attractive value pick. He's only 21, though, and it remains to be seen how much he'll play when Cano returns. Those in dynasty leagues and AL-only formats should jump on him immediately.

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Mariners | Austin Jackson back on top

Sun, 19 Jul 2015 07:16:01 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Austin Jackson returns to the leadoff spot Sunday, July 19, against the New York Yankees and LHP CC Sabathia.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) is 4-for-12 in his last three games, including two multi-hit games. Three of Jackson's four home runs have come against southpaws, and he's an excellent option with Sabathia struggling to perform at home.

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Mariners | Brad Miller batting first

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:02:07 -0700

Seattle Mariners SS Brad Miller will start at shortstop against New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka Friday, July 17, and is batting first in the lineup. OF Austin Jackson will start in center field and is batting sixth.

Fantasy Tip: Miller ($2,800, 5.6% of cap) moves up in the lineup after spending the last several games at the bottom of the lineup. He is hitting .323 this month and could be a cheaper option for owners to consider. Jackson ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) has recorded only six hits in his last 10 games and may not be a great option on FantasyScore.

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Mariners | Austin Jackson returns

Sat, 11 Jul 2015 16:05:33 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Austin Jackson (back) returned to the lineup Saturday, July 11, in the leadoff spot.

Fantasy Tip: A-Jax ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) was supposed to miss the series so it's a good sign he's back in there. However, he hasn't hit well this season and hasn't hit C.J. Wilson well in his career. So look elsewhere on FantasyScore.

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Mariners | Austin Jackson likely to miss series

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:23:44 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Austin Jackson (back) will not play in this weekend's series against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim unless he is feeling "great" Saturday, July 11, according to manager Lloyd McClendon. Jackson left the game against the Detroit Tigers due to back spasms Wednesday, July 8, and was able to resume doing limited baseball activities after receiving treatment Friday, July 10.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) said making any type of movement was causing him pain when he first suffered back spasms but his condition has improved somewhat. However, he still hasn't resumed swinging a bat and FantasyScore owners would be advised to avoid using him this weekend.

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Mariners | Austin Jackson still sidelined

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:18:37 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Austin Jackson (back) remains out of the lineup Friday, July 10. OF Dustin Ackley is starting in center field and hitting ninth against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP Hector Santiago.

Fantasy Tip: We don't recommend using Ackley ($2,200, 4.4% of cap) as a sleeper on FantasyScore tonight against a southpaw. He has one hit in 10 at-bats against them this year with two K's. Santiago is also limiting lefty sticks to a .152/.220/205 slash line in 2015.

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Mariners | Austin Jackson not playing

Thu, 09 Jul 2015 16:38:12 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Austin Jackson (back) is not available to play Thursday, July 9, but he is hoping he can return Friday, July 10.

Fantasy Tip: Dustin Ackley ($2,200, 4.4% of cap) is starting in center field and hitting sixth against Los Angeles Angels starter Garrett Richards tonight. Ackley is hitting a measley .210 (34-for-162) with six home runs and 17 RBI this year and continues to be an unattractive low-end outfield play in daily games.

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Mariners | Austin Jackson leaves game

Wed, 08 Jul 2015 14:40:00 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Austin Jackson (back) left the game early due to back spasms Wednesday, July 8. Jackson went 0-for-2 with two strikeouts during the game against the Detroit Tigers.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) has been a low-end outfield option since leaving Detroit last season. He has a .265/.317/.416 slash line with 13 runs, two home runs, 13 RBI and two stolen bases over his last 30 games, and FantasyScore players should reserve him for plus-matchups only. Although, Jackson has an extremely cushy salary. Check back for updates on his status.

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Mariners | Austin Jackson leading off vs. Detroit

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:08:03 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Austin Jackson is hitting leadoff against Detroit Tigers SP Alfredo Simon Monday, July 6.

Fantasy Tip: Jackson ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) has only two hits in 17 at-bats since last Wednesday, and he's hitting only .254 on the season with three home runs and 15 RBI. However, he could be a successful sleeper pick tonight against Simon, who has allowed 18 earned runs and 29 hits in his last 14 2/3 innings.

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