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Mariners | Rickie Weeks starting vs. lefty

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:30:16 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Rickie Weeks is starting in left field and hitting leadoff against Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed SP David Huff Tuesday, April 14. Both OFs Dustin Ackley and Seth Smith will start on the bench.

Fantasy Tip: Weeks ($2,200, 4.4% of cap) is involved in a platoon situation in the outfield for the M's. He's a career .261 hitter against lefties, too, and he clubbed seven of his eight home runs in 2014 off southpaws. That'll make him a cost-effective, sleeper pick at FantasyScore on games that he's playing, and a matchup against Huff Tuesday could work in his favor.

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Mariners | Austin Jackson sitting vs. Dodgers

Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:50:32 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Austin Jackson is not in the starting lineup against Los Angeles Dodgers SP Brandon McCarthy Monday, April 13. OF Dustin Ackley is starting in center field and leading off Monday night.

Fantasy Tip: Strongly consider Ackley ($2,200, 4.4% of cap) in FantasyScore contests this evening. Ackley hit .259 with 13 of his 14 home runs against right-handers in 2014, and he's 5-for-17 with one homer against McCarthy in his career.

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Mariners | Rickie Weeks starting vs. A's

Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:38:08 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Rickie Weeks is starting in left field and leading off against Oakland Athletics SP Drew Pomeranz Friday, April 10. OFs Dustin Ackley and Seth Smith are both sitting the bench in the matchup against a left-hander.

Fantasy Tip: Weeks ($2,200, 4.4% of cap) provides you a nice chance to save money at other positions in the evening slate of games at FantasyScore. He will regularly play against lefties this year, and he hit seven home runs and had a .504 slugging percentage in 2014 against lefties.

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Mariners | Rickie Weeks, Justin Ruggiano to start

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:11:54 -0700

Seattle Mariners 2B Rickie Weeks and OF Justin Ruggiano will both draw starts against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim SP C.J. Wilson Tuesday, April 7, as they utilize their platoons. Weeks will replace 2B Dustin Ackley at second, while Ruggiano will replace OF Seth Smith in right field.

Fantasy Tip: Weeks ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) and Ruggiano ($2,500, 5.0% of cap) should both be considered as cheap alternatives at FantasyScore today, especially against Wilson, who is coming a poor 2014 season and an unhealthy spring training.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Alden Gonzalez

Mariners | Dustin Ackley to split time in LF?

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:42:05 -0800

Seattle Mariners OF Dustin Ackley is expected to split time in left field with 2B Rickie Weeks, according to manager Lloyd McClendon. However, McClendon doesn't plan on using projected platoons in spring games. For example, Ackley will see playing time against left-handers in camp.

Fantasy Tip: The fact that Ackley is expected to share time in Seattle's outfield in 2015 severely affects his mixed league fantasy value. He's maybe a candidate to round out your outfield depth in really deep mixed leagues, but he should be seen as mainly an AL-only commodity right now.

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Mariners | Dustin Ackley receives new deal

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:42:11 -0800

Seattle Mariners OF Dustin Ackley avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year deal Friday, Jan. 16. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Mariners | Dustin Ackley will visit specialist

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:37:19 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Dustin Ackley (ankle) will see a specialist to determine a strategy to help him with his troublesome left ankle.

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Mariners | Dustin Ackley expected to play Sunday

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:09:42 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Dustin Ackley (ankle) did not play against the Houston Astros Saturday, Sept. 20, because of a left ankle injury. He will play Sunday, Sept. 21, according to manager Lloyd McClendon.

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Mariners | Dustin Ackley's ankle fine

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:06:14 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Dustin Ackley (ankle) said his ankle is fine, and he's expecting to be able to play the rest of the season.

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Mariners | Dustin Ackley sitting Saturday

Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:40:16 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Dustin Ackley (ankle) is sore and will not play Saturday, Sept. 13. He is day to day.

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