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No. 2: Mariners select Dustin Ackley

Updated: June 9, 2009, 6:37 PM ET
By Jason Churchill

Get Dustin Ackley's player card (with video) here.

One thing to consider when assessing the pick of Ackley by Seattle is that he has the skills to move to second base. He runs well and has quick feet, and if he's healthy, his throwing arm can handle second. He played the position before his college days, though such a transition might hold up his ETA, as his bat is within two years of being big league-ready.

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