Dustin Ackley

#29 LF / N.Y. Yankees / EXP: 5YRS Height: 6-1 Weight: 205 lb Age: 27 College: None Bats/Throws L/R

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    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Yankees' Dustin Ackley: Agrees to deal with the Yankees to avoid arbitration

      Ackley agreed to a one-year, $3.2 million contract with the Yankees in January of 2016, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports. Ackley was moved from the Yankees to the Mariners part way through the 2015 campaign after struggling during the first half, batting a much more respectable .288/.333/.654 with four home runs and 11 RBI over 52 at-bats after moving to New York. He took over the starting gig at second base towards the end of last season, but the offseason acquisition of Starlin Castro certainly puts a damper on expectations for 2016.

    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Dustin Ackley takes over as Yankees' primary second baseman

      Yankees outfielder Dustin Ackley went 1 for 4 with his ninth home run of the season in Sunday's win over the White Sox. With Stephen Drew suffering from a possible concussion, Ackley has taken over the primary second base duties. The 27-year-old has been swinging a hot bat since being activated off the DL in early September, slashing .324/.350/.703 with three homers in the month. He figures to see most of the playing time at the keystone the rest of the way.

    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Yankees 2B Stephen Drew out, Dustin Ackley in again Monday

      It appears that light-hitting Yankees second baseman Stephen Drew has lost his starting spot to Dustin Ackley. Drew is set to sit for the fourth straight game Monday against Toronto as New York seeks to catch the Blue Jays for the top spot in the American League East. Ackley, who is hitting .360 since joining the Yankees at the trade deadline, will get his third straight start and bat ninth.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

      Yankees announce September call-ups including Andrew Bailey

      The Yankees announced Monday they will add the following players to their active roster Tuesday: Dustin Ackley, Andrew Bailey, Caleb Cotham, Rico Noel, James Pazos, Jose Pirela, Rob Refsnyder and Austin Romine .

    • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

      Yankees LF Dustin Ackley slams double in first rehab game

      Yankees utility man Dustin Ackley doubled in a run and scored in four at-bats Thursday in his first rehab game for Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes Barre. Ackley is dealing with a herniated disk that has kept him sidelined since Aug. 2.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Yankees' Dustin Ackley could begin rehab stint on Thursday

      Yankees utility man Dustin Ackley says he expects to begin a rehab assignment on Thursday. Ackley will report to Double-A Trenton, according to LoHud.com. Ackley, who was acquired from the Mariners just before the July 31 trade deadline, played in just two games for the Yankees before going down with a herniated disk. It is not yet known how many games Ackley will require before being deemed ready to return.

    • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

      Yankees put OF Dustin Ackley on DL, recall RP Cotham

      The Yankees placed newly acquired utility man Dustin Ackley on the 15-day disabled list with a herniated disk, per the team, and recalled reliever Caleb Cotham from Triple-A to take his place on the roster. Ackley has played in two games with the Yankees since being traded from Seattle on July 30, and was hitless in three at-bats. Per Newsday, Yankees GM Brian Cashman said the injury was a case of "bad timing" and that Ackley would miss a minimum of 20-to-30 days. "He was a hot potato without realizing he was hot; the hot potato fell on our lap," Cashman said. Cotham has appeared in one game with the Yankees this season and is 5-2 in 28 games between Double-A and Triple-A this season.

    • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

      Mariners promote hot-hitting C Jesus Montero

      Up-and-down catcher Jesus Montero is up again. He has been promoted by the Mariners in the wake of their trade with the Yankees in which Dustin Ackley was sent packing, per the Tacoma News Tribune. Montero has just 27 big-league at-bats over the last two seasons. He went 3-for-10 in a recent stint with Seattle. But he is having perhaps his finest year at the Triple-A level with a .346/388/.551 slash line and 75 RBI in 376 at-bats.

    • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

      Yankees trade two prospects to Mariners for OF Dustin Ackley

      The Mariners have finally given up on left fielder Dustin Ackley, whom they have traded to the Yankees for outfield prospect Ramon Flores for right-handed reliever Jose Ramirez, per CBSSports Baseball Insider Jon Heyman Ackley has been a disappointment since his arrival in the big leagues, but his left-handed power bat could produce considering the short right-field porch at Yankee Stadium. He owns a poor .215/.270/.306 slash line this season and has just two hits in his last 15 at-bats. Ramirez, who has pitched in 11 games for the Yankees over the past two seaons, boasts a 2.90 ERA with 56 strikeouts in 49 innings this year at Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes Barre. Flores has compiled a .286/.377/.417 slash line for the same team in 2015.

    • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

      OF Dustin Ackley returns to lineup for Mariners

      Right fielder Dustin Ackley will make his first start in three games Tuesday, hitting sixth as the Mariners take on the Tigers. The part-time outfielder has started to perform slightly better, hitting .320 in July after a dreadful start to the season. He still is just hitting .216 on the year and an abysmal .161 on the road.

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