Dustin Ackley(North Forsyth HS/UNC) will make his MLB debut tonight for the Seattle Mariners

Posted by Andy Durham on June 17, 2011 at 2:07 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

The Seattle Mariners have announced that top prospect, Dustin Ackley, has been promoted to the major leagues and will make his debut Friday night at home against Roy Oswalt and the Philadelphia Phillies.

Ackley, 23, was the Mariners’ first-round selection (second overall) in the 2009 draft out of the University of North Carolina. Ackley was hitting .303 with a .421 OBP and .908 OPS with nine home runs, 35 RBIs and seven stolen bases in 66 games for Tacoma, the Mariners’ AAA affiliate of the Pacific Coast League.

To read all on Ackley and his upcoming start tonight for Seattle,
CLICK HERE for Jim Bowden at espn.com………


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