Ackley, Olivo could be back soon for Seattle
Both Dustin Ackley and Miguel Olivo were out of the Seattle
Mariners’ lineup again on Saturday, although both say they feel
ready to play.
Ackley missed his second straight game with bruised ribs while
Olivo missed his third straight with a tight right hamstring.
Ackley was held out of all activities on Friday, but went
through some light hitting on Saturday. Olivo caught a bullpen
session and took part in batting practice on Saturday.
Olivo had to leave Tuesday’s game against Atlanta when his
hamstring tightened up. Ackley said he first noticed his ribs
hurting in Wednesday’s game against the Braves.
Olivo is hitting .222 and tied for the team lead with 12 homers.
Ackley is hitting .300 in 12 games since his callup from