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Mariners tab Kyle Seager for Heart and Hustle Award
All-Star third baseman Kyle Seager was selected Tuesday as the Mariners' nominee for the 2014 Heart and Hustle Award from the MLB Players Alumni Association. Seager is one of 30 finalists for the award. The honor is presented to a...

Dustin Ackley robs homer with leaping grab, joins 'catch of the year' discussion
You'll excuse Dustin Ackley if he's not as graceful as some of the outfielders who often get associated with great leaping catches. Ackley, the Seattle Mariners left fielder these days, was a second baseman until mid 2013. But his impressive...

Reilly Hovis Named To Cape Cod All-Star Team
UNC rising junior Reilly Hovis will represent the Orleans Firebirds in the 2014 Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star Game. Hovis will suit up for the East Division squad at Doran Park on Sunday, July 27. A first-team All-ACC selection as...

Michael Russell launches pro baseball career
Michael Russell’s dreams of professional baseball have been dancing in his head for a long time. They’re now a reality. Russell, a Huntersville native, had a star prep career at Hopewell High. He followed that with three standout college seasons...

Kyle Seager savors first All-Star Game
The whirlwind of his first All-Star Game was a blur to Kyle Seager. The Mariners third baseman spent his three days in Minneapolis just trying to keep up with everyone and everything. It was all that he expected it would...

Former Tar Heel Kyle Seager Ready For ‘Honor’ Of All-Star Status
There will be some Tar Heel flavor present Tuesday night at Target Field for the annual MLB All-Star Game. Former Carolina standout and current Seattle Mariner third baseman Kyle Seager will take to the field in front of the national...

Mets' Matt Harvey says he's done some 'growing up' this year
A year ago, Matt Harvey was one of the brightest stars at the All-Star Game, the new face of the Mets who was lighting up all of baseball with his lightning-quick fastball and larger-than-life (maybe too large for some) persona...

Q&A with former UNC baseball player Kyle Seager
Kyle Seager, former UNC baseball player and current Seattle Mariners third baseman, was named to the 2014 American League All-Star team on Monday — becoming the eighth Tar Heel All-Star. Summer sports editor Pat James talked with Seager prior to...

Underrated Mariners star Kyle Seager getting his All-Star due
This season, it is Seager, the 26-year-old former Tar Heel making $540,000 this year—and not $240 million second baseman Robinson Cano—who has been the best player on a Mariners team that is making a serious run at their first postseason...

Best Games Of 2013-14: No. 7
No. 7: Carolina 5, NC State 4 - Baseball, May 20, 2014: It was a game 11 months in the making that seemed both unlikely to happen and, at the same time, inevitable. After Carolina eliminated NC State in the...

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