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M’s recall Dustin Ackley from AAA Tacoma

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M’s recall Dustin Ackley from AAA Tacoma

Seattle, WA (Sports Network) – The Seattle Mariners placed outfielder Franklin  Gutierrez on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a strained right hamstring.    Gutierrez was activated from the disabled list on Saturday and went 2-for-6 in  two games. He was out from April 23-June 21 with the same injury.

In  18 games this season, Gutierrez is batting .267 with five home runs and 11  RBI.

Outfielder Dustin Ackley was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma to take his place.    Ackley  batted  .205 with one  home run  and eight RBI  over 45 games with the  Mariners before being optioned to Tacoma on May 26.

A  second  baseman for  most  of  his major  league  career,  Ackley made  the  transition  to  the outfield with  Tacoma and hit .365  with two home runs and  14 RBI in 25 games.

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