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Dustin Ackley will start playing some outfield in Tacoma

Some interesting news came out of Las Vegas today when Rainiers radio  Mike Curto sent a tweet out that Dustin Ackley was penciled into the starting line-up in … left field.

Obviously, that’s a surprise considering that the Mariners drafted Ackley as an outfielder out of the University of North Carolina and then spent the better part of two years converting him to a second baseman. To his credit, Ackley became a better than average second baseman – even earning a gold glove nomination last season.

But with rookie Nick Franklin playing well at second base since being called

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Wrapping up the Mariners 2012 MLB draft

16 Dominic Leone RHP R-R 5-11 195 20 Clemson University Norwich, CT
17 Isaiah Yates RF R-L 5-9 185 17 Clovis East High School Clovis, CA
18 Jabari Henry RF R-R 6-1 200 21 Florida International Univ. Orlando, FL
19 Nate Koneski LHP R-L 6-0 185 22 College of the Holy Cross North Dighton, MA
20 Steven Ewing LHP L-L 6-1 219 20 University of Miami Orlando, FL
21 Scott DeCecco LHP R-L 6-0 180 21 University of South Carolina Cape May Court House, NJ
22 Gabrial Franca SS R-R 5-11 160 18 John W. North High School Riverside, CA
23 Levi Dean RHP R-R 6-4 225 22 Tennessee Wesleyan College Centralia, WA
24 Matt Vedo RHP R-R 6-3 205 22 UC Santa Barbara Colusa, CA
25 Mark Bordonaro RHP L-R 6-0 170 21 Fairfield University Berlin, CT
26 Aaron Brooks RHP R-R 6-6 210 20 Edmonds Community College Mountlake Terrace,

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