The Seattle Times

2 of 2
Jamie Squire / Getty Images
Advertising

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Late-arriving stars offer hope for Mariners

Kansas City’s Alex Gordon, like the Mariners’ Dustin Ackley, was the second overall pick in the draft before struggling in his first few seasons in the major leagues. Like Ackley, the former infielder was eventually converted into an outfielder.